世界史(综合人文)

世界史(综合人文)专业结合人文学科严谨、宽泛的教育,与对某个特定学科或主题的重点关注,鼓励学生探索、打造适合自身研究兴趣的学习计划。

该专业课程设置的核心在于跨文化领域的学习,充分利用历史、哲学、文学、宗教、电影和媒体、文化研究等领域的强大师资力量。世界史(综合人文)专业的学生将学习了解亚洲、非洲、欧洲、美洲、大洋洲等的文化知识传统,学会运用多学科视角,接触与获取广泛的信息来源。世界史(综合人文)专业不在于培养特定职业技能,注重让学生掌握阅读、写作、理解、分析和论证等方面的综合技能。这些技能非常宝贵,适用于不同情境与领域。该专业的毕业生将掌握思辨分析能力,具备适应全球竞争的综合素质,为当代学术发展做出贡献,并有能力寻求从事不同的职业发展道路。

通过世界史(综合人文)专业的核心课程,学生将掌握一整套人文探究方法。学生可与导师协商在上海纽约大学或纽约大学全球教育体系的其他门户校园或海外学习中心,修读某一个专题或跨学科领域的课程。大四学年,学生将修读毕业论文课程,并完成一篇能够展现学科知识素养的毕业论文。

Degree Requirements - 2017-18 Bulletin
Not every course listed is taught every semester, and in any given semester other courses may be offered that fulfill this requirement. Requirements may be met through equivalent courses in the Global Network with prior approval.
 

* = offered in Fall ’18 in Shanghai

CORE COURSES: Choose Two
Critical Concepts (Choose One)
GCHN-SHU 110 The Concept of China *
PHIL-SHU 40 Ethics *
PHIL-SHU 80 Philosophy of Mind *
CCST-SHU 131 Introduction to the Use of Scientific Data in Historical Research
HIST-SHU 232 Moments of Europe
HIST-SHU 303 Histories and Politics of Noise
HUMN-SHU 240 Gender, Sexuality, and Culture
PHIL-SHU 90 Philosophy of Science
PHIL-SHU 130 Philosophy of Technology 
PHIL-SHU 150 Central Problems in Philosophy 
Digital Approaches (Choose One)
GCHN-SHU 210 Topics in Digital Humanities: The Cultivated City *
INTM-SHU 265-001 Digital Media and Culture *
INTM-SHU 295-001 Topics Seminar: Digital Media and Culture *
HIST-SHU 239 New York: History of the City
INTM-SHU 184 Communities in Net Literature
INTM-SHU 193 Chinese Cyberculture
INTM-SHU 225 Media and Participation
INTM-SHU 249 Street Life & Street Food in the 21st Century City
INTM-SHU 250 Special Topics in Digital Humanities: Street Food and Urban Farming
INTM-SHU 295-002 Topics Seminar: From Cyborgs to Siri: Gender, Tech & Media 
PHIL-SHU 130 Philosophy of Technology
SCA-SHU 9634 Global Connections: Shanghai
SURVEY COURSES: Choose Two
CCCF-SHU 128 Contemporary Art & New Media *
CCSF-SHU 122 Traditional Chinese Wisdom *
CIII-SHU 103 Cultural Foundations for Liberal Studies *
CRWR-SHU 159 Introduction to Creative Writing *
CRWR-SHU TBD Intermediate Creative Nonfiction Workshop *
CRWR-SHU 245  Intermediate Fiction Workshop: Speculative Fictions *
GCHN-SHU 110 The Concept of China *
GCHN-SHU 210  Topics in Digital Humanities: The Cultivated City *
HIST-SHU 110 U.S. History Through Literature and Film *
LIT-SHU 200 Topics in Literature: Chinese Literature as World Literature *
PHIL-SHU 70 Logic *
SIII-SHU 103 Social Foundations for Liberal Studies *
CRWR-SHU 221 Intermediate Poetry Workshop 
HIST-SHU 156 Europe Since 1945 
HIST-SHU 200 Topics in History: Global Commodities, Commerce and  Culture: 1400-1800 
LIT-SHU 226 History of Chinese Cinemas 
LIT-SHU 246 Introduction to Gender and Feminism in African Literature 
PHIL-SHU 150 Central Problems in Philosophy 
CRWR-SHU 220 Craft Course. Out of the Whirlwind: A Study of Narrative Perspective
GCHN-SHU 164 The Stuff of Legends: The Many Meanings of the Early Silk Road(s)
HIST-SHU 126 World History Part I
HIST-SHU 153 History of Modern China since 1840
CCCF-SHU 121 History of Chinese Cinema
HIST-SHU 120 The Mongol Conquest
HIST-SHU 127 World History - Part II
HUMN-SHU 229 (CCCF-SHU 129) Masters of Asian Cinema
SOCS-SHU 129 Taboo and Pollution
PHIL-SHU 150 Central Problems in Philosophy
TOPIC COURSES: Choose Six
NOTE: 3 or more of the 6 Topic courses should demonstrate a degree of focus and coherence, and will serve as the basis of senior-year thesis.
HIST-SHU 208 War and Peace: Europe Since 1900 *
HIST-SHU 225 Global Space Age *
HIST-SHU 312 China Encounters the World *
HUMN-SHU 997 Humanities Independent Study *
SOCS-SHU 229 Capitalism, Socialism, Communism: Theory and Practice *
SOCS-SHU 272 The U.S. Constitution: Is It Relevant to China? *
SOCS-SHU 300 Topics in Law & Politics: Law and Land in the US and China *
SOCS-SHU 341 Cross-Strait Relations *
PHIL-SHU 80 Philosophy of Mind *
RELS-SHU 9270 Religion and Society in China: Ghosts, Gods, Buddhas and Ancestors *
GCHN-SHU 200-001 Topics in GCS: Changing Status of Women in China 
GCHN-SHU 200-002 Topics: Politics of History and Memory in China 
GCHN-SHU 252 20th-Century East Asia-U.S. Relations 
GCHN-SHU 263 Voices from the Margin: Modern Chinese and Sinophone Writers 
GCHN-SHU 283 Reading and Viewing Modern China 
HIST-SHU 250 China at the Center? An Exploration of Chinese Foreign Relations 
HIST-SHU 303 Histories and Politics of Noise 
HUMN-SHU 231 Contemporary Art and Theory in North America and Europe 
INTM-SHU 295-001 Topics Seminar: Digital Media and Culture 
INTM-SHU 295-002 Topics Seminar: From Cyborgs to Siri: Gender, Tech & Media 
PHIL-SHU 130 Philosophy of Technology 
PHIL-SHU 165 Indian Buddhist Philosophy 
PHIL-SHU 200 Topics in Epistemology: Memory 
SOCS-SHU 318 Ethnographic Methods 
CCCF-SHU 130 Screening Childhood
CCSF-SHU 124 Growing Shanghai, Shrinking Detroit
GCHN-SHU 224 Chinese Maritime History
GCHN-SHU 232 From Qing to the Republic: Social Debates in China
GCHN-SHU 264 Chinese Migrant and Diasporic Networks
HIST-SHU 209 Witches, Magic and the Witch Hunts in the Atlantic World, 1400-1700
HIST-SHU 210 History of Death, Dying, and Grief: The Impact of Modern War
HIST-SHU 226 5000 Years of Chinese History: Fact or Fiction?
HIST-SHU 231 WWII
HIST-SHU 240 The Soviet Empire
HIST-SHU 302 History of Water
HIST-SHU 312 China Encounters the World
HIST-SHU 313 China Goes Global: How China and the World Changed Each Other
HIST-SHU 325 The New Cold War History
HIST-SHU 329 Futures of the Twentieth Century
HIST-SHU 351 From Human Sacrifices to Illicit Sex at a Funeral: A History of Violence and Crime in Ancient China
HIST-SHU 379 The Social Life of Things: Functions of Material Culture in Ancient Chinese Society and Beyond
HUMN-SHU 202 Literary Interpretation
HUMN-SHU 210 Modern South Asia
HUMN-SHU 211 The Making of the Muslim Middle East
HUMN-SHU 212 Africa since 1940
HUMN-SHU 213 The Age of Euro-American Empires
HUMN-SHU 225 Topics in Asia-Pacific History Asia-Pacific History in the 20th Century
HUMN-SHU 230 Topics in the Humanities: Global Modernisms
HUMN-SHU 230-001 Aesthetics and Literature
HUMN-SHU 366 (266) Shanghai Stories
LIT-SHU 220 Shakespeare I: tragical comedies (must complete 220 & 221)
LIT-SHU 221 Shakespeare II: Comical Tragedies (must complete 220 & 221)
LIT-SHU 224 Hispanic Cities in Translation
LIT-SHU 225 Global Shakespeare
LIT-SHU 245 Literature and Science in the Renaissance
PHIL-SHU 40 Ethics
PHIL-SHU 76 Epistemology
PHIL-SHU 90 Philosophy of Science
PHIL-SHU 91 Philosophy of Biology
PHIL-SHU 252 Philosophy of Law
SOCS-SHU 275 US-China Relations
SOCS-SHU 339 Comparative Revolutions
WRIT-SHU 209 Forms of the Personal Narrative: Writing the “I” in the World
WRIT-SHU 219 Intermediate Fiction Workshop
CAPSTONE COURSE: One Course
HUMN-SHU 401      Capstone Seminar

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Faculty Mentors

Professor Brad Weslake Room 961 | Email: brad.weslake@nyu.edu | Profile

 

Professor Heather Ruth Lee  Room 1220 | Email: hrl3@nyu.edu Profile

 

Professor Duane Corpis Room 1219 | Email: duane.corpis@nyu.edu | Profile

 

Professor Armin Selbitschka Room 1202 | Email: armin@nyu.edu | Profile

 

Professor Tzu-hui Celina Hung Room 1221 | Email: celinahung@nyu.edu | Profile

 

Professor Alexander C.T. Geppert Room 1213 | Email: alexander.geppert@nyu.edu | Profile

Minor in Humanities
Any four 4-credit classes from the required and elective list of Humanities major courses.
Minor in History
Four classes from the required and elective list of Humanities major History courses.
Minor in Literature
Four classes from the required and elective list of Humanities major Literature courses.
Minor in Philosophy

Four classes from the required and elective list of Humanities major Philosophy courses.