Spring 2022 Courses

To register for a Macaulay course, follow epermit procedures through CUNYFirst. Your advisor can assist you. If you have questions that your advisor cannot answer, please contact Janet Fu, in Academic Affairs at Macaulay, janet.fu@mhc.cuny.edu.

Issues in Medical Ethics

This class will blend interdisciplinary scholarship on bioethics with an applied perspective on ethical decision-making in the clinical setting.

Instructor: Prof. Elizabeth Reis
Tuesdays, 4:00 – 6:40 PM
Course Code: MHC 324
Modality: Hybrid

Detecting Bullshit in the Modern Age

Practice finding senseless claims and analyze what makes them bullshit.

Instructor: Kelly O’Donnell
Fridays, 10:00 AM – 12:40 PM
Course Code: MHC 325
Modality: Online

The Physical & Personal Universe: Exploring Outer Space through Science, Cultural Analysis, and Introspection

How do our human experiences influence our understanding of the Universe, and vice versa?

Instructor: Emily Rice
Wednesdays, 10:00 – 12:40 PM
Course Code: MHC 363
Modality: Hybrid

Exploring W.E.B. Du Bois’ Sociological Approach

Understanding WEB Dubois’ pioneering explorations of how socio-economics and external conditions shape communities.

Instructor: Allen Hillery
Tuesdays, 5:30 – 8:10 PM
Course Code: MHC 364
Modality: Online

Afro-Futurism and the Afro-Gothic: The New Renaissance in Black Science Fiction and Horror

Understanding contemporary Black arts and cultural productions in emerging genres.

Instructor: Norrell Edwards
Time: Wednesdays, 3–5:40 PM
Course Code: MHC 383
Modality: Hybrid

“Can You Believe This?” A Look at Impact Media

Our class will explore and deconstruct today’s media landscape and its impact on…everything!

Instructor: Robert Small
Thursdays, 4:00 – 6:40 PM
Course Code: MHC 373
Modality: Hybrid

Hamlet & Quixote and Quixote & Hamlet

In some mysterious ways, these two important characters – Hamlet/Quixote and Quixote/Hamlet – mesh perfectly. What’s going on here?

Instructor: Carmen Boullosa
Time: Wednesdays, 5 – 740 PM
Course Code: MHC 385
Modality: In Person

Macaulay Springboard

An opportunity for seniors to create a springboard—an open-ended project that builds on knowledge acquired and opens possibilities for ongoing learning.

Instructors: Lisa Brundage & Zohra Saed/Elizabeth Reis & Logan McBride 
Fridays, 10:00 AM – 12:40 PM
Course Code: MHC 355
Modality: Hybrid

Seminar 2: The People of New York

This course will study the history and continuing impact of immigration upon New York City.

Instructor: Edward (Ted) Widmer
Time: Thursdays 10-1240
Course Code: MHC 220
Modality: Online

Seminar 4: Shaping the Future of New York — Focus: Policy Making

An exploration of public services and policy creation.

Instructor: Eric Gioia
Thursdays, 5:00 – 7:40 PM
Course Code: MHC 353-01
Modality: In-Person

Seminar 4: Shaping the Future of New York — Focus: The Eco-History of a Fragile Place

New York famously breeds toughness, but it is vulnerable as well, especially in an era of rising sea levels.

Instructor: Edward (Ted) Widmer
Wednesdays, 10:00 – 12:40 PM
Course Code: MHC 353-02
Modality: Hybrid