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International Law
This course introduces the fundamental concepts of international law. We consider basic ideas and problems of public international law: What is the origin of international law? Is international law really law? Who is governed by international law? How are treaties interpreted? What is the relationship between international law and domestic law? We examine the interplay between international law and international poli...
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 1868 - NPOL 0570 A
  • Torres-Spelliscy, Glynn
Jun 03 - Aug 04
Online
Summer 2019
Reformation to Revolution: Mapping Discovery, Empire, and Dissent
This course is about the dynamic coming together of global exploration, cultural encounters, and the rise of the right to dissent in the early modern period. We begin by examining traditional accounts of the global flow of information and fantasy through maps and other texts that fueled adventures and ambitions, especially the revolution in cartography in the 15th century away from symbolic Christian cosmology to mat...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 6654 - NHIS 0313 A
  • Walker, Gina
Jan 28 - May 13
On Campus
Monday
4:00 - 5:50 PM
Spring 2019
The Sweet and the Bitter
While the liking for sweetness is undoubtedly evolutionary in origin, desserts and candies are purely cultural phenomena. From a biological standpoint, confectionary is frivolous, unnecessary, and even harmful in excess, yet that’s precisely what makes it interesting. The course examines the interplay of food, culture and society from multiple perspectives: as it relates to religion, rituals, class, gender, slavery, ...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 6352 - NFDS 0120 A
  • Krondl, Michael
Feb 07 - Apr 18
On Campus
Thursday
4:00 - 5:50 PM
Spring 2019
Culinary Luminaries
This course is devoted to the life and work of distinguished culinary professionals of the recent past and the present who have changed the way we eat and drink. We examine the lives and legacies of food culture luminaries such as James Beard, Julia Child, Craig Claiborne, M.F.K. Fisher, and Robert Mondavi. Through audio visual material, readings, and discussion, their impact on American cuisine and the culinary arts...
  • Programs: Online Learning
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 1961 - NFDS 0110 A
  • Smith, Andrew
Jun 03 - Aug 04
Online
Summer 2019
The Nature of Free Will
What does it mean to believe we are free? How do we reconcile the concept of an omniscient god with the idea of individual freedom? Are our actions causally determined? These questions have been raised by philosophers for at least 2,500 years. Without an answer to them, our self-understanding as moral beings, responsible for our actions, is jeopardized. In this course, students consider different answers to these que...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 1879 - NPHI 0545 A
  • Guzman, Luis
Jun 04 - Jul 25
On Campus
Tuesday & Thursday
8:00 - 9:50 PM
Summer 2019
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