Fall 2020 Courses

Shakespeare in the City

See the plays, meet the artists, take a role! We’ll follow Shakespeare across the stages, campuses, and archives of Philadelphia, and we’ll do a weekend field trip to historic Staunton, Virginia, to see plays at the American Shakespeare Center.

Philadelphia Story: Public Histories in the City

What stories can a city relate? What historical clues might we find within and beneath urban streets? Whose pasts might we uncover? Using Philadelphia as our guide, this course explores the American nation’s layered pasts.

Philadelphia Intellectual Experience

Have a new common intellectual experience, but this time experience all Philadelphia has to offer when it comes to arts and culture. Engage with the histories of iconic institutions including the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia Orchestra, Pennsylvania Ballet, The Academy of Music, and the African American Museum.