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21W.742J / SP.575J / WGS.575J Writing About Race, Spring 2007
In The Souls of Black Folk (1903), the great cultural critic W. E. B. Du Bois wrote that "...the problem of the Twentieth Century is the problem of the color line." A century after Du Bois penned those words, most Americans ...
SP.235 Chemistry of Sports, Spring 2007
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.401 / WGS.401 Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies, Fall 2007
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 ...
21A.235 American Dream: Exploring Class in the U.S., Spring 2007
Americans have historically preferred to think of the United States in classless terms, as a land of economic opportunity equally open to all. Yet, social class remains a central fault line in the U.S. Subject explores the ...
17.908 Reading Seminar in Social Science: Race, Crime, and Citizenship in American Law, Spring 2007
This course surveys the relationship between race and crime in the United States, with a special emphasis on the role this relationship has played in the development of American ideas about citizenship and nationhood.