2018 Fall

Recent Submissions

  • Eli Anders (2018-09)
    Epidemic diseases are often imagined as microscopic germs unleashing devastation as they traverse the globe. But epidemics are not merely biological phenomena; they are shaped by society, culture, and popular representation. ...
  • David Harrington Watt (2018-09)
    Quakerism isn’t stable. It varies from generation to generation. The form of Quakerism that is mostly closely associated with Haverford College today is, for example, quite different from the sort of Quakerism that was ...
  • Sam Cusumano (2018-09)
    Physical Computing explores the design and construction of interactive systems which respond to stimulus from the real world. By understanding basic electronic components, complex systems and tools can be constructed to ...
  • Giselle Roman-Medina (2018-09)
    The course is intended to explore topics of relevance in today’s world from the perspective and reality of the Hispanic world and through exposure and analysis of written genres (such as poems, short stories, newspaper ...
  • Victor Sierra Matute (2018-09)
    Conducted entirely in Spanish, this course is designed with the assumption that language is best acquired in a content-oriented environment. You are not here to learn grammar for the sake of grammar, but to be able to learn ...
  • Giselle Roman-Medina (2018-09)
    This course is the first part of the introduction to the Spanish language. You will need to take the second part (Spanish 002) in the Spring. Both parts of Elementary Spanish need to be taken consecutively in one school ...
  • Unknown author (2018-09)
    Before one can practice sociology, it’s necessary to get a sense of the foundations on which the discipline is constructed. This course is designed to provide this. It more specifically examines the development of sociological ...
  • Jesse Stavis; Timothy Harte (2018-09)
  • Brett Krutzch (2018-09)
    This seminar examines the ways scholars study religion. We will explore classical and contemporary theoretical approaches to analyzing religion to understand how scholars makes sense of people’s beliefs, practices, and ...
  • Brett Krutzch (2018-09)
    In this seminar we will explore the historical relationship between race and religion in America. The class will examine how racial, ethnic, and cultural divisions have influenced America's religious landscape as well as ...
  • Shu-wen Wang (2018-09)
    Stressors and their subjective experience – stress – are a part of everyday life, whether minor or major, acute or chronic. How one copes with stress has substantial influence on one’s physical, emotional, cognitive, and ...
  • Rebecca Compton (2018-09)
    Examines methodologies used to study the neural basis of higher mental functions in humans. Students will gain hands-on experience with electrophysiological (EEG/ERP) recording methods and will develop and implement projects ...
  • Rebecca Compton (2018-09)
    Examines the neural basis of higher mental functions, including brain systems supporting vision, object recognition, attention, memory, spatial functions, language, emotion and decision-making. Major themes include mind/brain ...
  • Shu-wen Wang (2018-09)
    Why do people think, feel, and act the way they do? How do we best understand, explain, and predict human thought and behavior? This course addresses these questions and provides an introduction to the scientific study of ...
  • Elizabeth A. Gordon (2018-09)
    Welcome! This course surveys the major forms of emotional and behavioral disorders including their definition, etiology, and treatment. We will use an integrative approach, drawing from biological, psychological, and ...
  • Zachary Oberfield (2018-09)
    This course has three main goals: 1) helping you gain a deeper understanding of how public policy is made; 2) introducing you to policy analysis – the art and science of providing problem-solving advice; and 3) teaching ...
  • Zachary Oberfield (2018-09)
    This course will introduce you to the American political system and the core theories that seek to explain how it operates. We will cover basic information, like what powers Congress and the president have, as well as ...
  • Paulina Ochoa Espejo (2018-09)
    Political institutions make special demands on us. They demand that we accept the decisions of elected officials, that we pay taxes, that we obey the law. We often comply without even thinking about it, but sometimes the ...
  • Michael T. Smith (2018-09)
    This course provides students with introductory instruction in international relations and the processes of global governance. This is, therefore, a ‘survey’ course, in which students are introduced to a broad set of ...
  • Susanna Wing (2018-09)
    The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the major issues, themes and theories in the politics of contemporary sub-Saharan Africa. Throughout this course it is important that we understand the complexities ...

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