Critical Encounters

Critical Encounters is taught by Professor Douglass for EHP students exclusively.


HUEN 1151 – Critical Encounters I

Explores critical, literary and philosophical approaches to the following related problems:

1) how we organize knowledge and construct meaning, and

2) how we locate a sense of self as both individuals and members of various groups amidst the resources and demands of competing interpretations, traditions challenges and circumstances.


HUEN 3100 – Advanced Humanities for Engineers: Critical Encounters II

Explores what it means to be a fully human being: through group discussion, closely examines individual works of culturally and historically significant philosophy, literature and art.