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  • Foster, Ashley (September , 2014)
    This year marks the 100th European anniversary of the First World War, which set the precedent for a twentieth century, that, says Bataille, “unfolded under the paradigm of war.” Europe’s Great War, what was at the time ...
  • Grider, Michael (September , 2014)
    In the beginning of this class, we will compare/contrast the mechanisms of injury and repair in the Central and Peripheral Nervous Systems, and then spend the majority of time discussing the current methodologies involved ...
  • Yurdin, Joel (January , 2015)
    This course examines some central problems in the philosophy of perception and their treatment by rival theories of perceptual awareness, including the sense datum theory, the Intentional theory, and the naïve realist (or ...
  • Willman, Beth; Tecosky-Feldman, Jeff (January , 2015)
    Despite years of attention, the rate of participation of women and minorities in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) is far lower than the overall representation of women and minorities in society at ...
  • DeHaven, Brian (January , 2015)
    This class will look at the interaction of Science and the media in two areas. First, we will cover several famous controversies that surround the news coverage of scienti fic research. Topics will include the original ...
  • Grider, Michael (September , 2014)
    This perspectives course is partly lecture-based, but with significant time set aside for student discussions. We will look at advancements in technology applicable to the field of neuroscience and discuss the scientific ...
  • Hall, Barbara (September , 2014)
    The primary goal of this course is to contribute to the growth of each student as an academic writer, reader, thinker, and speaker. To this end, we will undertake a range of writing projects, with consistent attention ...
  • Blecher, Ian (January , 2015)
    Our topic is the ancient idea of a human being as a complex of body and mind (or soul). Many of the great philosophers accepted this idea; others rejected it; but almost all of them agonized over it at one time or another. ...
  • Blecher, Ian (September , 2014)
    Our topic is the ancient idea of a human being as a complex of body and mind (or soul). Many of the great philosophers accepted this idea; others rejected it; but almost all of them agonized over it at one time or another. ...
  • Blecher, Ian (September , 2014)
    We’ll consider a tradition in the history of thought that regards our mind as an image of the mind of God. Since the latter is widely agreed to be unfathomable, it may not be obvious how this picture helps; for starters, ...
  • Lillehaugen, Danielle (January , 2015)
    This course investigates the sound patterns found in human languages. Phonetics is the study of these patterns from a physical and perceptual perspective, while phonology is the study of sound patterns from a cognitive ...
  • Plato 
    Yurdin, Joel (September , 2014)
    A close reading of Plato’s Meno, Phaedo, Republic, Symposium, and Theaetetus, with a focus on issues in philosophical psychology, metaphysics, and the theory of knowledge. Emphasis is on a philosophical understanding of ...
  • Martinez, Chloe (September , 2014)
    In this course we will look at devotional poetry from three South Asian religious traditions: Hinduism, Islam, and Sikhism. Our focus will be on the medieval period (15th-18th c. CE), during which South Asia (particularly ...
  • Devaney, Thomas (September , 2014)
    English 291A01 is a creative writing poetry workshop. Student work is the focus along with analysis of selected readings. Students will write poems each week (using a modeling method) and respond to the selected readings. ...
  • Silliman, Ron (January , 2015)
    English 292 is an advanced creative writing workshop focusing on poetry. Student work is the focus along with analysis of selected readings. Students will write poems each week (using a modeling method) and respond to ...
  • Harrold, Deborah (September , 2014)
    For many developing countries, economic development and prosperity were goals and commitments of the nationalist struggle. Successive governments worked within different international contexts to advance national economic ...
  • Unamono, Aurelia Gomez (September , 2014)
    ¿Cómo se construye el discurso de la historia?, ¿qué discursos intervienen el ejercicio de la memoria y del olvido? Si bien la revisión de la historia y la memoria han sido dos constantes en la historia cultural, política ...
  • Borowiak, Craig (September , 2014)
    In this course we will visit classic works in the history of political economic thought. We will be discussing how major political economists have understood capitalism and the relation between politics and markets. We ...
  • Borowiak, Craig (January , 2015)
    The concept of “globalization” burst into academic, policy, and social debates in the 1990s, but the many forces that created it have deeper historical roots. What does globalization mean? What is historical about it and ...

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