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17.118J / SP.412J / WGS.412J Feminist Political Thought, Fall 2000
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 ...
21G.039 / 21G.037 Japanese Popular Culture, Spring 2003
This course examines Japanese popular culture as a way of understanding the changing character of media, capitalism, fan communities and culture. Topics include manga (comic books), hip-hop and other popular music in Japan, ...
21W.730-1 Imagining the Future, Spring 2004
Turn-of-the-century eras have historically been times when people are more than usually inclined to scrutinize the present and speculate about the future. Now, the turn not just of a century but of a millennium having ...
21W.730-4 Writing and the Environment, Fall 2002
Environmentalists have traditionally relied upon the power of their prose to transform the thoughts and behavior of their contemporaries. John Muir, founder of the Sierra Club, evoked the wonders of California's Hetch ...
21A.01 How Culture Works, Fall 2012
This course introduces diverse meanings and uses of the concept of culture with historical and contemporary examples from scholarship and popular media around the globe. It includes first-hand observations, synthesized ...
21W.731-2 Writing and Experience: Crossing Borders, Fall 2010
In this era of globalization, many of us have multi- or bi-cultural, multilingual or bilingual backgrounds, and even if we don't have such a background, we need urgently to understand the experiences of people who do. You ...