Master Course List

01:098:255 Heroism


Description: Offers global and comparative examination of different conceptions of heroism across cultures, time, and gender. Explores cultural conditioning, ethical reasoning, and moral compass behind heroes and heroines in history and literature, from Greek epic heroes to Chinese assassin-retainers, women warriors to samurais, civil rights leaders to women’s rights crusaders, and comic superheroes to modern day heroes.


Number of Credits: 4

Prerequisites: None

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Paul G. Schalow

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