Previous Course Topics

Spring 2016

  • Making Decisions for US Schools
  • The Color of Change
  • Considering Animals

January 2016

  • Borders, Migration and Identity: The Dominican Republic and Haiti
  • People and Parks: Pastoralism and Conservation in East Africa
  • Stability and Change in Vietnam
  • English Theatre: Mirror of Society and Human Condition
  • Entrepreneurship and the Common Good
  • Here on Earth: Vocation in a Sustainable Global Community
  • The Value(s) of College
  • Anthropology and Public Health 

 Fall 2015

  • Making Decisions for US Schools
  • Participating in the Divine: Understanding God through Art
  • Archeologies of the Future 

Spring 2015

  • Making Decisions for US Schools
  • Considering Animals
  • Food and the Environment 

January 2015

  • Impacts of Mining and Tourism on Indigenous Peoples and the Environment of Northern Chile
  • Green Germany
  • Islam in Europe
  • Forging Paths to Peace: Personal, Political and Social Reconciliation in Northern Ireland
  • War, Peace and Reconciliation in Cambodia
  • Schooling in Jamaica
  • Here on Earth: Vocation in a Sustainable Global Community
  • Ethics and Sports
  • Anthropology and Public Health

Fall 2014

  • Making Decisions for U.S. Schools
  • Archeologies of the Future

Spring 2014

  • Making Decisions for U.S. Schools
  • The Color of Change
  • Considering Animals

January 2014

  • Religion and Literature
  • English Theatre: Mirror of Society and Human Condition
  • Reconciliation in South Africa
  • Crowds, Culture and Cuisine: The Ancient and Modern World
  • People and Parks: Pastoralism and Conservation in East Africa
  • War, Peace and Reconciliation in Cambodia
  • Anthropology and Public Health

Fall 2013

  • Ethics and Technology
  • Making Decisions for U.S. Schools
  • Business, Ethics and Society

Spring 2013

  • Ethics, Energy and Climate
  • Making Decisions for U.S. Schools
  • The Color of Change
  • Ethics and Public Life: Global Citizenship

January 2013

  • Forging Paths to Peace
  • Green Germany
  • Making Decisions for U.S. Schools in Hawaii
  • Islam in Europe
  • Schooling in Jamaica and the U.S.
  • English Theatre
  • Here on Earth: Vocation in a Sustainable Global Community
  • Thinking Through the Ethics of Art

Fall 2012

  • Ethics and Technology
  • Making Decisions for U.S. Schools
  • Practicing Embodiment
  • Washington Semester

Spring 2012

  • Writing, Critical Thinking, and Moral Inquiry
  • Making Decisions for U.S. Schools
  • Ritual and Performance in Japan
  • Ethics and Public Life: Global Citizenship

January 2012

  • Mosque and State: A Look at Turkey
  • From Sea to Mountain: Ethical Dilemmas of Land Use in Hawaii
  • Christianity, Slavery and their Representation in Ghanian Literature 
  • Here on Earth: Vocation in a Sustainable Global Community
  • Health Care Ethics