4. Classical Mythology
The characters and stories of classical mythology “have inspired and shaped everything from great art and literature, to our notions of sexuality and gender roles, to the themes of popular films and TV shows.” Whitman College professor Elizabeth Vandiver introduces you to these important and eternal tales.
5. The Inexplicable Universe
Before taking us on a journey through the Cosmos, everybody’s favorite astrophysicist, Neil deGrasse Tyson, taught a handful of Great Courses. In this course, currently available on Netflix streaming, Tyson “explores the most tantalizing, mind bending questions at the forefront of scientific inquiry using visually stunning 3D virtual environments.”