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Introduction to Political Philosophy

This course is intended as an introduction to political philosophy as seen through an examination of some of the major texts and thinkers of the Western political tradition. Three...

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History

The history of the world (eventually).

on Nov 17, 2011
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Science, Magic, and Religion

Professor Courtenay Raia lectures on science and religion as historical phenomena that have evolved over time. She examines the earlier mind-set before 1700 when into science...

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Nonviolence: From Gandhi to Martin Luther King

An introduction to the science of nonviolence, mainly as seen through the life and work of Mahatma Gandhi. Historical overview of nonviolence East and the West up to the American...

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Seminar in Historical Methods

This course is designed to acquaint students with a variety of approaches to the past used by historians writing in the twentieth century. The books we read have all made...

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Architecture Studio: Building in Landscapes

4.125 is the third undergraduate design studio. This subject introduces skills needed to build within a landscape establishing continuities between the built and natural world....

on Nov 23, 2011
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Philosophy In Film and Other Media

This course examines works of film in relation to thematic issues of philosophical importance that also occur in other arts, particularly literature and opera. Emphasis is put on...

on Nov 23, 2011
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Philosophy of Film

This course is a seminar on the philosophical analysis of film art, with an emphasis on the ways in which it creates meaning through techniques that define a formal structure....

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A Global History of Architecture Writing Seminar

This course will study the question of Global Architecture from the point of view of producing a set of lectures on that subject. The course will be run in the form of a writing...

on Nov 25, 2011
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Studio Seminar in Public Art

How do we define Public Art? This course focuses on the production of projects for public places. Public Art is a concept that is in constant discussion and revision, as much as...

on Nov 25, 2011
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Political Ideology of Sant Jarnail Singh Khalsa Bhindranwale

Seminar on Unique Political Ideology of Sant Jarnail Singh Khalsa Bhindranwale A Seminar on Unique Political Ideology of Sant Jarnail Singh Khalsa Bhindranwale was organized by...

by Jaspal Singh Sidhu, Ajmer Singh, Gurtej Singh, Harinder Singh Mehboob, Daljeet Singh Bittu
on Dec 03, 2011
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Hemingway, Fitzgerald, Faulkner

This course examines major works by Hemingway, Fitzgerald, and Faulkner, exploring their interconnections on three analytic scales: the macro history of the United States and the...

on Jun 25, 2012
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France Since 1871

This course covers the emergence of modern France. Topics include the social, economic, and political transformation of France; the impact of France's revolutionary heritage,...

on Nov 03, 2011
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The Self Under Siege: Philosophy in the Twentieth Century

by Rick Roderick
on May 30, 2012
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The American Novel Since 1945

In "The American Novel Since 1945" students will study a wide range of works from 1945 to the present. The course traces the formal and thematic developments of the...

on Nov 06, 2011
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Literary Theory

This is a survey of the main trends in twentieth-century literary theory. Lectures will provide background for the readings and explicate them where appropriate, while attempting...

on Nov 07, 2011
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European Civilization, 1648-1945

This course offers a broad survey of modern European history, from the end of the Thirty Years' War to the aftermath of World War II. Along with the consideration of major...

on Nov 03, 2011
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Environmental Politics and Law

Can law change human behavior to be less environmentally damaging? Law will be examined through case histories including: environmental effects of national security, pesticides,...

on Jun 22, 2012
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Statistics 110: Probability

Statistics 110 (Probability), which has been taught at Harvard University by Joe Blitzstein (Professor of the Practice, Harvard Statistics Department) each year since 2006....

on Jun 20, 2012
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The Civil War and Reconstruction Era, 1845-1877

This course explores the causes, course, and consequences of the American Civil War, from the 1840s to 1877. The primary goal of the course is to understand the multiple meanings...

on Nov 02, 2011
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The Truth: Gujarat 2002

Footage of the press conference held by Tehelka on October 25, 2007 at the Press Club, New Delhi, to reveal the finding of the groundbreaking investigation into the events in...

on May 15, 2012
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Beyond Security: Democratic Contestations in Bangladesh and Pakistan

The South Asia Institute presentsBeyond Security: Democratic Contestations in Bangladesh and PakistanRecorded on Friday and Saturday, October 14 and 15, 2011 Recorded on Friday...

on May 01, 2012
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Research Without Borders

The Columbia University Scholarly Communication Program presents a series of events on today's pivotal issues in scholarly communication. Featured speakers offer a broad range...

on May 01, 2012
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Libya and the Arab Revolts

On March 3rd, 2011, the Middle East Institute engaged in a discussion about the Libyan government's response to public revolution and how Libya's outcome will Impact new...

by Yussef Assed, Peter Awn, Ali Ahmida, Khaled Mattawa, Peter Gran
on May 01, 2012
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History of the World Since 1500 CE

This course presents and at the same time critiques a narrative world history after 1500 CE. The purpose of the course is to convey an understanding of how this rapidly growing...

on Apr 30, 2012
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The Story of Slums in Delhi

The lecture is part of YCARs Asian Transformations event series, which reflects upon key transformations and continuities in Asian societies, diasporas and studies, and in...

on Apr 29, 2012
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Conference on Mormonism and American Politics

on Apr 26, 2012
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Caste and Contemporary India

The conference, "Caste and Contemporary India," took place on October 16th and 17th, 2009, at Columbia University in honor of alumnus Dr. B. R. Ambedkar.  The...

on Apr 26, 2012
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Discussion on Operation Bluestar

The Indian army attacked the Darbar Sahib in an assault that was code named “Operation Blue Star” from June 3-5, 1984 to coincide with the martyrdom day of Guru Arjan...

on Apr 20, 2012
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Conversations with History

Harry Kreisler is the creator, executive producer and host of the Conversations with History series. Conceived in 1982 by Mr. Kreisler as a way to capture and preserve...

by Harry Kreisler
on Apr 19, 2012
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Literary Theory

This is a survey of the main trends in twentieth-century literary theory. Lectures will provide background for the readings and explicate them where appropriate, while attempting...

on Nov 07, 2011
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Introduction to Political Philosophy

This course is intended as an introduction to political philosophy as seen through an examination of some of the major texts and thinkers of the Western political tradition. Three...

on Nov 13, 2011
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History

The history of the world (eventually).

on Nov 17, 2011
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Science, Magic, and Religion

Professor Courtenay Raia lectures on science and religion as historical phenomena that have evolved over time. She examines the earlier mind-set before 1700 when into science...

on Nov 17, 2011
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Nonviolence: From Gandhi to Martin Luther King

An introduction to the science of nonviolence, mainly as seen through the life and work of Mahatma Gandhi. Historical overview of nonviolence East and the West up to the American...

on Nov 18, 2011
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Seminar in Historical Methods

This course is designed to acquaint students with a variety of approaches to the past used by historians writing in the twentieth century. The books we read have all made...

on Nov 23, 2011
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Architecture Studio: Building in Landscapes

4.125 is the third undergraduate design studio. This subject introduces skills needed to build within a landscape establishing continuities between the built and natural world....

on Nov 23, 2011
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Philosophy In Film and Other Media

This course examines works of film in relation to thematic issues of philosophical importance that also occur in other arts, particularly literature and opera. Emphasis is put on...

on Nov 23, 2011
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Philosophy of Film

This course is a seminar on the philosophical analysis of film art, with an emphasis on the ways in which it creates meaning through techniques that define a formal structure....

on Nov 23, 2011
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A Global History of Architecture Writing Seminar

This course will study the question of Global Architecture from the point of view of producing a set of lectures on that subject. The course will be run in the form of a writing...

on Nov 25, 2011
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Literary Theory

This is a survey of the main trends in twentieth-century literary theory. Lectures will provide background for the readings and explicate them where appropriate, while attempting...

on Nov 07, 2011
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Introduction to Political Philosophy

This course is intended as an introduction to political philosophy as seen through an examination of some of the major texts and thinkers of the Western political tradition. Three...

on Nov 13, 2011
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Views: 1,533
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History

The history of the world (eventually).

on Nov 17, 2011
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Views: 1,005
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Science, Magic, and Religion

Professor Courtenay Raia lectures on science and religion as historical phenomena that have evolved over time. She examines the earlier mind-set before 1700 when into science...

on Nov 17, 2011
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Views: 1,979
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Nonviolence: From Gandhi to Martin Luther King

An introduction to the science of nonviolence, mainly as seen through the life and work of Mahatma Gandhi. Historical overview of nonviolence East and the West up to the American...

on Nov 18, 2011
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Views: 938
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Seminar in Historical Methods

This course is designed to acquaint students with a variety of approaches to the past used by historians writing in the twentieth century. The books we read have all made...

on Nov 23, 2011
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Views: 726
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Architecture Studio: Building in Landscapes

4.125 is the third undergraduate design studio. This subject introduces skills needed to build within a landscape establishing continuities between the built and natural world....

on Nov 23, 2011
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Views: 1,033
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Philosophy In Film and Other Media

This course examines works of film in relation to thematic issues of philosophical importance that also occur in other arts, particularly literature and opera. Emphasis is put on...

on Nov 23, 2011
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Views: 652
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Philosophy of Film

This course is a seminar on the philosophical analysis of film art, with an emphasis on the ways in which it creates meaning through techniques that define a formal structure....

on Nov 23, 2011
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A Global History of Architecture Writing Seminar

This course will study the question of Global Architecture from the point of view of producing a set of lectures on that subject. The course will be run in the form of a writing...

on Nov 25, 2011
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