Pulp: Interdepartmental Courses Being Offered Next Fall

Self-Paced Speed Knitting

Spring is in the air, but don't forget what next fall semester is going to bring: cold air, chilly nights, and frosty mornings. Learn to speed-knit at your own pace in a seminar-style knitting circle lead by Professor Boyers. 8:00-11:00 am MW. 1 credit.

 

Disney Sidekicks and Sexuality

It's okay. You can finally admit that you had a crush on Nala from The Lion King. Taught by a rotating crew of lecturers from the gender studies, psychology, anthropology, and documentary studies departments, this course dives into several case studies in which people, children and adults, viewed classic Disney films and began to have bizarre sexual or romantic feelings for the animal sidekicks depicted in the film. 9:00 pm- 11:00 pm TR. 3 credits.

 

Tap Dance and the Civil Rights Movement

Taught in two parts, this course has students spend the first half of their fall semester in a seminar-style course, discussing the role that traditional tap dance played in the early years of the civil rights movement. The second half of the semester will be spent in one of the dance studios, choreographing a tap-dance piece in response to contemporary social injustice in America. 2:10 pm-3:40 pm WF. 3 credits.

 

Painting Leo DiCaprio

Students will watch every film that Leo DiCaprio has ever been featured in, discuss the films through a socialist lens, and then paint every single character that he has ever played on a mural that will ultimately be moved into the new science building. 3:00pm-6:00 pm TR. 4 credits.

 

Building the New Science Building

Looking for some more exercise but have already taken self-paced fitness? You can volunteer to help build the new science building, working alongside the actual professionals contracted to build it to leave your mark on Skidmore campus forever... or until they build another science building. 8:00 pm- 5:00 am MTWRF. 4 credits. 

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