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SINY 101: The New York City Seminar

This seminar includes all program participants and investigates how New York, as a complex, dynamic city, shapes and is shaped by issues relevant to each quarter's thematic lens. Employing theories of place, concepts of cities and change, and a structured experiential education process, the course integrates the learning from all elements of the program and attends to each student's personal, professional, and intellectual development.May be repeat for credit
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 5 | Repeatable for credit
Instructors: Miller, R. (PI)

SINY 112: Outside In: Arts Organizations and the Changing Cultural Audience

Study the major disruptions in how audiences define, seek out, participate in, and share cultural experiences. Research¿based theory with practice, case studies and hands¿on assignments. Analyze newly emerging cultural consumers.
Terms: Aut | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: WAY-A-II
Instructors: Cohen, A. (PI)

SINY 114: Writing in the City

The craft of fiction writing and introduction to the literary culture of New York. Writing exercises will tune students¿ senses to the rhythms of New York. Students produce their own short stories, which will be examined in workshop discussions.
Terms: Aut | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: WAY-CE
Instructors: Orringer, J. (PI)

SINY 146: Imaging Change: Global Arts and Social Change

This course will examine some of the people, collectives, and organizations working globally that use the realm of the visual to address and advocate for human rights and social justice. Students will learn about practitioners in socially engaged art, concerned photography, cultural organizing, public art, interactive film, and more. The class will include regular visits to (or guests from) artists¿ and photographers¿ studios, and the esteemed foundations and organizations supporting this work. A final paper will be required.
Terms: Aut | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: WAY-A-II
Instructors: Jackson, D. (PI)

SINY 160: Performing New York

This course is designed to give undergraduate students a foundational understanding of New York City as an object of history and as a site that has fostered the remarkable development of American theater and performance. In this class, we won¿t approach the concepts of New York City or performance monolithically, but instead develop a broad historical understanding of what these expansive terms look and feel like in and outside of the space of the theaters, performance venues, and on the streets of various neighborhoods across the five boroughs.
Terms: Aut | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: WAY-A-II

SINY 162: Sustainable and Resilient Urban Systems in NYC

The course will explore key issues of what makes a city sustainable and resilient, what are the major steps that need to be taken towards achieving sustainability and resilience, and what are clear examples of success stories within the city. While sustainability addresses the ability to use resources that are mindful of the environment, resilience deals with the ability of an urban region to rebuild after a catastrophic event. Approximately half of the course will focus on sustainability and the second half on resilience. Several field trips to buildings and other urban infrastructure are planned to illustrate sustainable development of urban systems. Guest speakers will include both sustainable developments and resilience planning.
Terms: Aut | Units: 3-4 | UG Reqs: WAY-AQR
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