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Ethics, Power & Justice
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From the Nazi concentration camps to the killing fields of Pol Pot’s Cambodia to the deserts of Darfur, human beings have displayed a seemingly unlimited capacity for cruelty. International legal prohibitions on war crimes, crimes against humanity, and genocide are designed to deter and punish such crimes. Although treaties regulating the wartime conduct of soldiers and states predated the formation of the Internatio...
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 1929 - NPOL 0281 A
  • Torres-Spelliscy, Glynn
Jun 01 - Aug 02
Online
Summer 2020
Almost as soon as telephones were invented, the daily work of creating connections between people became women's work. Over time, women became critical to certain kinds of employment in the communications industry,serving as operators, and working in electronics factories, while they were barred from higher paid "men's work," such as executive positions and working on the line. In this course, students investigate t...
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 1918 - NHIS 0430 A
  • Bills, Emily
Jun 01 - Aug 02
Online
Summer 2020
In The City of God, Saint Augustine confronts a central problem: How did evil come into the world if human beings were created good? Through our study of the ethical universe of literary texts, we engage with questions essential to humanity, including the nature of human beings, the basis for moral conventions, individual and collective responsibility, goodness versus happiness, and guilt, forgiveness, and redemption.
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 8814 - NLIT 0434 A
  • Gordon, Terri
Sep 01 - Dec 08
Online
Tuesday
1:55 - 3:45 PM
Fall 2020
Alongside the rise in protest culture since 2016, we have seen a resurgence of assertions that “we are all immigrants” and the United States is a “nation of immigrants.” But what exactly do these claims mean, and are they true? This course will examine immigration to the United States, a complex and multifaceted process that embraces the decision to pick up and leave, the process of the journey itself, arriving in th...
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 8913 - NHIS 0440 A
  • Greene, Hannah
Sep 03 - Dec 17
Online
Thursday
6:00 - 7:50 PM
Fall 2020
It is estimated that over half of all Americans 12 years and older have consumed illicit drugs at some point in their lives, that some 24 million suffer from active addiction, and that nearly 100.000 people die each year as a direct result of alcohol or drug abuse. We know that the (ab)use of such mind altering substances does not discriminate by race, gender, or age. Yet the public response - through the war on drug...
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 1987 - NSOC 3260 A
  • Von Mahs, Robert
Jun 01 - Aug 02
Online
Summer 2020
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