EXPLORATION AND DISCOVERY (1998-2001), directed by Prof. Michael P. Clark (English). Intellectual Discovery, Journeys of Discovery, Inventing Americas. Writing Director: Elizabeth Losh.
Intellectual Discovery: Professors Rey Chow, Steve Mailloux, Terry Parsons.
Texts included Plato, The Euthyphro, Apology, Crito and Phaedo; Hume, Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion; James, Pragmatism; Douglass, Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass; Freud, Civilization and its Discontents; Duras, Hiroshima Mon Amour; Resnais, Hiroshima Mon Amour; Hitchcock, Rebecca.
Journeys of Discovery: Professors Julia Lupton, Robert Moeller, Hu Ying.
Texts included Homer, The Odyssey; Wu Ch’eng-en, Journey to the West; Shakespeare, The Tempest; Conrad, Heart of Darkness; Emecheta, Second Class Citizen; Puccini, Madama Butterfly, filmed opera; Hwang, M. Butterfly.
Inventing Americas: Professors Michael Clark, Jacobo Sefamí, Steven Topik.
Texts included Aztec texts and artifacts; Bernal Díaz, The Conquest of New Spain; Cabeza de Vaca, Castaways; Winthrop, City upon a Hill; Defoe, Robinson Crusoe; Rowlandson, The Sovereignty and Goodness of God; Crèvecoeur, Letters from an American Farmer. Films: Cabeza de Vaca, How Tasty Was My Little Frenchman