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    • SP.235 / ES.SP235 Chemistry of Sports, Spring 2009 

      Christie, Patricia; Lyons, Steve (2009-06)
      This seminar will focus on three sports: swimming, cycling and running. There will be two components to the seminar: classroom sessions and a "laboratory" in the form of a structured training program. The classroom component ...
    • SP.235 Chemistry of Sports, Spring 2007 

      Christie, Patricia Dianne, 1967- (2007-06)
      In this new seminar, we will be focusing on three sports, swimming, cycling and running. There will be two components to the seminar, a classroom and a laboratory. The classroom component will introduce the students to the ...
    • SP.236 / ES.SP236 Exploring Pharmacology, Spring 2009 

      Gusman, Mariya; Fallows, Zak (2009-06)
      From Abilify to Zyrtec, the world is full of interesting drugs. Such substances have cured diseases, started wars, and ended careers. This seminar will explain how drugs can elicit a range of medicinal and recreational ...
    • SP.287 / 5.S15 / ESG.SP287 Kitchen Chemistry, Spring 2006 

      Christie, Patricia Dianne, 1967- (2006-06)
      This course includes Special topic seminars and independent study projects. Seminars are run by a staff member or supervised undergraduate instructor and meet weekly. Independent study projects require approval and regular ...
    • SP.2H3 / ESG.SP2H3 Ancient Philosophy and Mathematics, Fall 2006 

      Perlman, Lee David (2006-12)
      Western philosophy and theoretical mathematics were born together, and the cross-fertilization of ideas in the two disciplines was continuously acknowledged throughout antiquity. In this course, we read works of ancient ...
    • SP.401 / WGS.401 Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies, Fall 2007 

      Walsh, Andrea (2007-12)
      This course offers an introduction to Women's and Gender Studies, an interdisciplinary academic field that asks critical questions about the meaning of gender in society. The primary goal of this course is to familiarize ...
    • SP.401 / WGS.401 Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies, Fall 2010 

      Walsh, Andrea; Fox, Elizabeth (2010-12)
      This course offers an introduction to Women's and Gender Studies, an interdisciplinary academic field that asks critical questions about the meaning of gender in society. The primary goal of this course is to familiarize ...
    • SP.401 / WGS.401 Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies, Spring 2005 

      Surkan, Kim (2005-06)
      An interdisciplinary subject that draws on literature, history, psychology, philosophy, anthropology, and feminist theory to examine our cultural assumptions about gender, trace the effects of new scholarship on traditional ...
    • SP.401 / WGS.401 Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies, Spring 2009 

      Surkan, Kim (2009-06)
      This course is designed as an introduction to the interdisciplinary field of Women's and Gender Studies, an academic area of study focused on the ways that sex and gender manifest themselves in social, cultural, and political ...
    • SP.406 / WGS.406 Sexual and Gender Identities, Fall 2005 

      Surkan, Kim (2005-12)
      This course introduces scholarly debates about sexual identities, gender identities and expressions, and sexual orientation and its representation in various media. We begin with an investigation of the theoretical ...
    • SP.406 / WGS.406 Sexual and Gender Identities, Fall 2006 

      Surkan, Kim (2006-12)
      This course introduces scholarly debates about sexual identities, gender identities and expressions, and sexual orientation and its representation in various media. We begin with an investigation of the theoretical ...
    • SP.406 / WMN.406 Sexual and Gender Identities, Fall 2005 

      Surkan, Kim (2005-12)
      This course introduces scholarly debates about sexual identities, gender identities and expressions, and sexual orientation and its representation in various media. We begin with an investigation of the theoretical ...
    • SP.601J / 17.006 / 24.237 / WGS.601J Feminist Political Thought, Spring 2010 

      Wood, Elizabeth A. (2010-06)
      In this course we will examine the development of feminist theory over time. Some subjects we will examine in detail include suffrage and equality; radical feminism; psychoanalysis and feminism; theories of power; sexuality ...
    • SP.601J / 17.006J / 17.007J / 24.237J Feminist Theory, Spring 2008 

      Wood, Elizabeth A. (2008-06)
      This course focuses on a range of theories of gender in modern life. In recent years, feminist scholars in a range of disciplines have challenged previously accepted notions of political theory such as the distinctions ...
    • SP.691 / WGS.691 Studies in Women's Life Narratives: Feminist Inquiry, Spring 2009 

      Maher, Frinde; Bergland, Renee (2009-06)
      Feminist Inquiry starts with questions: What is feminism? What is feminist scholarship? Is feminist scholarship inherently interdisciplinary? Must feminist work interrogate disciplinarity? Must feminists collaborate? Our ...
    • SP.718 Special Topics at Edgerton Center: D-Lab Health: Medical Technologies for the Developing World, Spring 2009 

      Gomez-Marquez, Jose; Srivastava, Amit; Bardsley, Ryan Scott; Tracey, Brian (2009-06)
      D-Lab Health provides multi-disciplinary approach to global health technology design via guest lectures and a major project based on fieldwork. We will explore the current state of global health challenges and learn how ...
    • SP.721 D-Lab: Development, Dialogue and Delivery, Fall 2004 

      Smith, Amy J.; Kornbluth, Kurt (2004-12)
      D-Lab is a year-long series of courses and field trips. The fall class provides a basic background in international development and appropriate technology through guest speakers, case studies and hands-on exercises. Students ...
    • SP.722 D-Lab: Development, Design and Dissemination, Spring 2005 

      Smith, Amy J.; Kornbluth, Kurt (2005-06)
      D-Lab: Development, Design and Dissemination is a design studio course in which students work on international development projects for underserved communities. The class is focused on a participatory, iterative ...
    • SP.772 Internet Technology in Local and Global Communities, Spring 2005 

      Gray, Paul E.; Gaudi, Manish (2005-06)
      The MIT-Africa Internet Technology Initiative (MIT-AITI) organization is an innovative approach by MIT students to integrate computers and internet technology into the education of students in African schools. The program ...
    • SP.776 / SP.786 Design for Demining, Spring 2005 

      Heafitz, Andrew; Linder, Benjamin M. (2005-06)
      Humanitarian Demining is the process of detecting, removing and disposing of landmines. Millions of landmines are buried in more than 80 countries resulting in 20,000 civilian victims every year. MIT Design for Demining ...