Previous Course Topics

Course Topics Fall 2021

  • Ethics and Technology
  • Rochester, City of Refuge: The Ethics of Immigration and Integration
  • Making Decisions for US Schools

Course Topics June 2021

  • Migration and Border Issues: Ethics, Policy, and Practice
  • Making Decisions for US Schools

Course Topics Spring 2021

  • Medicalizing Normal
  • Queering Subjectivities
  • The Mutable City: Ethical Engagement with Urban Change and Challenges
  • Making Decisions for US Schools 

Course Topics January 2021

  • The Search for Happiness
  • Recreational Use of the Natural World 
  • Making Decisions for US Schools

Course Topics Fall 2020

  • The Color of Change
  • Making Decisions for US Schools 

Course Topics September 2020

  • The Search for Happiness
  • Making Decisions for US Schools

Spring 2020

  • The Mutable City: Ethical Engagement with Urban Change and Challenges
  • Women in the Pacific War
  • Making Decisions for US Schools

January 2020 Off Campus

  • Islam in Europe: The History and Politics of Muslim Belonging (Germany/France/Britain)
  • English Theatre: Mirror of Society and Human Condition (England/Scotland)
  • People and Parks: Pastoralism and Conservation in East Africa (Tanzania)
  • Challenges in Twenty-first Century Norway
  • Practicing Embodiment (Costa Rica)

January 2020 On Campus

  • Anthropology and Public Health
  • Here on Earth

Fall 2019

  • Re-Imaging Race and Speculative Fiction
  • Bodies, Sticks, and Mindfulness
  • Making Decisions for US Schools

Spring 2019

  • How China and America Shape Each Other and the World
  • Making Decisions for US Schools

January 2019 Off Campus

  • Stability and Change in Vietnam
  • War, Peace, and Reconciliation in Cambodia
  • Removal and Restitution Building Sustainable Communities in South Africa
  • People and Parks: Tanzania
  • Nordic Environmentalism
  • Green Europe
  • Making Decisions for US Schools in Hawai'i

January 2019 On Campus

  • Migration and Border Issues: Ethics, Policy, and Practice
  • The Color of Change

Fall 2018

  • Ritual and Performance in Japan
  • Making Decisions for U.S. Schools

Spring 2018

  • Making Decisions for U.S. Schools
  • Love and Gender in China
  • Ethics, Energy, and Climate Policy 

January 2018

  • Islam in Europe
  • People and Parks: Pastoralism and Conservation in East Africa (Tanzania)
  • Exploring Ethics of Sustainable Organizations (Norway/Sweden)
  • Forging Paths to Peace: Personal, Political and Social Reconciliation in Northern Ireland
  • Working Japan: Religion and Corporate Culture in Japan
  • Engish Theatre: Mirror of Society and Human Condition (England)
  • Silence (on campus)
  • Here on Earth: Vocation in a Sustainable Global Community (on campus)
  • Race and Speculative Fiction (on campus)

Fall 2017

  • Making Decisions for U.S. Schools
  • History and Ethics of Remembrance 

Spring 2017

  • Making Decisions for US Schools
  • History and Ethics of Remembrance
  • Queering Subjectivities 

January 2017

  • English Theater: Mirror of Society and the Human Condition (London)
  • Making Decisions for US Schools (Hawaii)
  • Christianity, Slavery and Ghanian Literature
  • Green Europe
  • People and Parks: Pastoralism and Conservation in East Africa
  • War and Peace and Reconciliation (Cambodia)
  • Schooling in Jamaica
  • Silence
  • Here on Earth
  • Nordic Environmentalism 

Fall 2016

  • Making Decisions for US Schools
  • Love & Gender in China

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