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Doping, Sexting, and Dangerous Music

Doping, Sexting, and Dangerous Music
Course Number Course Title Instructor
ENG 152 002 Composition ll Crizer
SOC 251 001 Social Problems Venkataswamy

What do these have in common? They are perceptions of certain conditions which have been defined as troubling. In this course, we will be investigating the role of claimsmakers, including the media. We will discuss why some claims about social problems become dominant while others remain weak. Ultimately, we will work to propose meaningful solutions to major social problems. (TTh 10-11:20 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.-12:50 p.m.)


Gandhi's Playlist

Gandhi's Playlist
Course Number Course Title Instructor
PHI 160 001 Eastern Philosophy Seitz
ART 155 001 Non-Western Art History Ruthven

Gandhi's Playlist explores philosophy and art from India, China, and Japan. From the origins of Eastern thought and image making to contemporary influences, you will gain knowledge and think about and see the world in new ways. (MW 11:30 a.m.-12:50 p.m. and 1-2:20 p.m.)


Morals and Malice in Middle Earth

Morals and Malice in Middle Earth
Course Number Course Title Instructor
ENG 152 005 Composition ll Hazelgrove
PHI 251 006 Intro to Ethics Gould

This course will examine questions of good and evil, right and wrong, virtue and vice through J.R.R. Tolkien's epic, Lord of the Rings. What motivates villains like Saruman to do evil? What makes ordinary hobbits like Sam and Frodo perform heroic acts? (TTh 11:30 a.m.-12:50 p.m. and 1-2:20 p.m.)


Reel Minds

Reel Minds
Course Number Course Title Instructor
PSY 275 001 Abnormal Psychology Braasch
JRN 180 008 Intro to Film Stockwell

How accurately does Hollywood portray those with mental illness? Are these "real" depictions or are they fictional, misleading, and potentially dangerous? Join us for a thorough and thoughtful examination of the various types of mental illness, and an exploration of popular films that depict the mentally ill. (MW 11:30 a.m.-12:50 p.m. and 1-2:20 p.m.)


Witches, Colonists, Slaves, and Soldiers

Witches, Colonists, Slaves, and Soldiers
Course Number Course Title Instructor
ENG 151 001 Composition I Countryman
HIS 170 001 U.S. History Sullivan

Who were the real housewives of Salem? Did the founding fathers really find freedom? How did slaves survive the daily struggles? Examine and explore true stories of the early Americans from the Founding Fathers through to Lincoln and the Civil War. Their stories come to life in this class combining Composition I and U.S. History I. (TTh 10-11:20 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.-12:50 p.m.)

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Interview with Todd Culp and Mark Waters


 

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