Art and Design44 courses

Interactive 3D Graphics

This course will teach you the principles of 3D computer graphics: meshes, transforms, lighting, animation, and making interactive 3D applications run in a browser.
INSTRUCTORS: Eric Haines
Autodesk

Superhero Entertainments

Are you curious how superheroes like Batman®, Superman®, Spider-Man®, and The Avengers® became global cultural phenomena appearing in multi-million dollar movies? This course will help you answer that question and improve your understanding of comics as culture. Superman & Batman are Trademarks of DC Comics. Spider-Man & The Avengers are Trademarks of Marvel Comics.
STARTS: Sep 28, 2015
National University of Singapore
National University of Singapore

Emotions: a Philosophical Introduction

Emotions are the backbone of social activities as well as they drive the cognitive processes of several living entities. This course tries to elucidate the controversial nature of emotions and their evolutionary meaning. Several animals, including humans, have emotions but…what about machines? This is a course to feel and think about.
STARTS: May 18, 2015
INSTRUCTORS: Jordi Vallverd
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

Shakespeare in Community

Shakespeare in Community will introduce a broad audience of learners to Shakespeare, as we collectively read, watch, and engage four plays: Romeo and Juliet, Much Ado About Nothing, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and The Tempest.
STARTS: Apr 26, 2015
INSTRUCTORS: Jesse Stommel, Sarah L. Marty, R L Widmann, Catherine DeRose
University of Wisconsin–Madison

Sagas and Space

Explore with us the fascinating ways of thinking about space in Viking Age and Old Norse culture. Together we will discuss how space is conceptualised and depicted in diverse Old Norse genres and traditions.
STARTS: Mar 23, 2015
University of Zurich
University of Zurich

Australian literature: a rough guide

This course is a short introduction to the rich and distinctive world of Australian literature, a world of ancient and modern forms of writing about a vast and varied continent. Explore the work of writers who have responded imaginatively to the unique landscapes of Australia and to its remarkable human history.
STARTS: Mar 02, 2015
INSTRUCTORS: Winthrop Professor Philip Mead, BA, MA, PhD, DipEd, FAHA, Ms Claire Jones
University of Western Australia