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German 59: Holocaust in Film and Literature

German 59: Holocaust in Film and Literature is a course that provides insight into the History of Holocaust and its present memory through examination of challenges and problems...

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The History and Practice of Human Rights

The History and Practice of Human Rights - A required class for students in the human rights minor (but open to others), this course examines the development of human rights. More...

on Jan 11, 2012
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Introduction to Visual Thinking

Introduction to Visual Thinking

on Jan 12, 2012
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The Age of Pluralism (Gifford Lectures)

Diana Eck, Professor of Comparative Religion and Indian Studies and Frederic Wertham Professor of Law and Psychiatry, Harvard University, presented a series of Gifford Lectures on...

on Jan 23, 2012
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The Peculiar Modernity of Britain, 1848-2000

The Peculiar Modernity of Britain, 1848-2000 - For many years, Britain was seen as the crucible of the modern world. This small, cold, and wet island was thought to have been the...

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European Civilization from the Renaissance to the Present

This course is an introduction to European history from around 1500 to the present. The central questions that it addresses are how and why Europe--a small, relatively poor, and...

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The Nature of Mind

The Nature of Mind - Introduction to the philosophy of mind. Topics to be considered may include the relation between mind and body; the structure of action; the nature of desires...

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Foundations of American Cyber-Culture

This new course will enable students to think critically about, and engage in practical experiments in, the complex interactions between new media and perceptions and performances...

on Feb 01, 2012
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Introduction to Nonviolence

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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Faith and Globalization

The impact of religious faith is profound in a world where political, economic, and social spheres are increasingly interconnected. Intentional and sustained reflection on the...

on Nov 22, 2011
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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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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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The Peculiar Modernity of Britain, 1848-2000

The Peculiar Modernity of Britain, 1848-2000 - For many years, Britain was seen as the crucible of the modern world. This small, cold, and wet island was thought to have been the...

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The Age of Pluralism (Gifford Lectures)

Diana Eck, Professor of Comparative Religion and Indian Studies and Frederic Wertham Professor of Law and Psychiatry, Harvard University, presented a series of Gifford Lectures on...

on Jan 23, 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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The History and Practice of Human Rights

The History and Practice of Human Rights - A required class for students in the human rights minor (but open to others), this course examines the development of human rights. More...

on Jan 11, 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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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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History

The history of the world (eventually).

on Nov 17, 2011
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Conference on Mormonism and American Politics

on Apr 26, 2012
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Composing for Jazz Orchestra

This class explores composition and arrangement for the large jazz ensemble from 1920s foundations to current postmodern practice. Consideration given to a variety of styles and...

on Dec 01, 2011
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Music and Technology (Contemporary History and Aesthetics)

This course is an investigation into the history and aesthetics of music and technology as deployed in experimental and popular musics from the 19th century to the present....

on Dec 01, 2011
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Film as Visual and Literary Mythmaking

This course examines problems in the philosophy of film as well as literature studied in relation to their making of myths. The readings and films that are discussed in this...

on Nov 29, 2011
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Media in Transition

This course centers on historical eras in which the form and function of media technologies were radically transformed. It includes consideration of the "Gutenberg Revolution...

on Nov 28, 2011
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The Nature of Creativity

This course is an introduction to problems about creativity as it pervades human experience and behavior. Questions about imagination and innovation are studied in relation to the...

on Nov 28, 2011
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Feeling and Imagination in Art, Science, and Technology

This course is a seminar on creativity in art, science, and technology. We discuss how these pursuits are jointly dependent on affective as well as cognitive elements in human...

on Nov 28, 2011
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Philosophy of Love in the Western World

This course is a seminar on the nature of love and sex, approached as topics both in philosophy and in literature. Readings from recent philosophy as well as classic myths of love...

on Nov 28, 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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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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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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German 59: Holocaust in Film and Literature

German 59: Holocaust in Film and Literature is a course that provides insight into the History of Holocaust and its present memory through examination of challenges and problems...

on Jan 02, 2012
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The History and Practice of Human Rights

The History and Practice of Human Rights - A required class for students in the human rights minor (but open to others), this course examines the development of human rights. More...

on Jan 11, 2012
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Introduction to Visual Thinking

Introduction to Visual Thinking

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The Age of Pluralism (Gifford Lectures)

Diana Eck, Professor of Comparative Religion and Indian Studies and Frederic Wertham Professor of Law and Psychiatry, Harvard University, presented a series of Gifford Lectures on...

on Jan 23, 2012
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The Peculiar Modernity of Britain, 1848-2000

The Peculiar Modernity of Britain, 1848-2000 - For many years, Britain was seen as the crucible of the modern world. This small, cold, and wet island was thought to have been the...

on Jan 24, 2012
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European Civilization from the Renaissance to the Present

This course is an introduction to European history from around 1500 to the present. The central questions that it addresses are how and why Europe--a small, relatively poor, and...

on Jan 31, 2012
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The Nature of Mind

The Nature of Mind - Introduction to the philosophy of mind. Topics to be considered may include the relation between mind and body; the structure of action; the nature of desires...

on Feb 01, 2012
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Foundations of American Cyber-Culture

This new course will enable students to think critically about, and engage in practical experiments in, the complex interactions between new media and perceptions and performances...

on Feb 01, 2012
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Introduction to Nonviolence

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 Feb 05, 2012
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Faith and Globalization

The impact of religious faith is profound in a world where political, economic, and social spheres are increasingly interconnected. Intentional and sustained reflection on the...

on Nov 22, 2011
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German 59: Holocaust in Film and Literature

German 59: Holocaust in Film and Literature is a course that provides insight into the History of Holocaust and its present memory through examination of challenges and problems...

on Jan 02, 2012
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The History and Practice of Human Rights

The History and Practice of Human Rights - A required class for students in the human rights minor (but open to others), this course examines the development of human rights. More...

on Jan 11, 2012
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Introduction to Visual Thinking

Introduction to Visual Thinking

on Jan 12, 2012
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The Age of Pluralism (Gifford Lectures)

Diana Eck, Professor of Comparative Religion and Indian Studies and Frederic Wertham Professor of Law and Psychiatry, Harvard University, presented a series of Gifford Lectures on...

on Jan 23, 2012
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The Peculiar Modernity of Britain, 1848-2000

The Peculiar Modernity of Britain, 1848-2000 - For many years, Britain was seen as the crucible of the modern world. This small, cold, and wet island was thought to have been the...

on Jan 24, 2012
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European Civilization from the Renaissance to the Present

This course is an introduction to European history from around 1500 to the present. The central questions that it addresses are how and why Europe--a small, relatively poor, and...

on Jan 31, 2012
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The Nature of Mind

The Nature of Mind - Introduction to the philosophy of mind. Topics to be considered may include the relation between mind and body; the structure of action; the nature of desires...

on Feb 01, 2012
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Foundations of American Cyber-Culture

This new course will enable students to think critically about, and engage in practical experiments in, the complex interactions between new media and perceptions and performances...

on Feb 01, 2012
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Introduction to Nonviolence

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 Feb 05, 2012
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Faith and Globalization

The impact of religious faith is profound in a world where political, economic, and social spheres are increasingly interconnected. Intentional and sustained reflection on the...

on Nov 22, 2011
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