Haverford College

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  • Stephen Podowitz-Thomas (2019-01)
    Structure and bonding in molecules starting from nuclear and electronic structure of atoms. This course introduces the theories of chemical bonding that rationalize and predict the structures and bulk properties of molecules ...
  • Alex Norquist; Kelly Matz (2019-01)
    An introduction to chemical thermodynamics, equilibrium, electrochemistry and kinetics. Microscopic properties are used to develop basic chemical concepts of energy, enthalpy, entropy, and the Gibbs Energy, and their ...
  • Casey Longergan (2019-01)
  • Robert L. Broadrup (2019-01)
  • Marilyn Evans (2019-01)
    According to the ancient historian M. I. Finley, there have been only five genuine slave societies, and two of them were ancient: those of classical Greece and Rome (the other three are the United States, the Caribbean and ...
  • Marilyn Evans (2019-01)
    In this course, we will explore the various ways in which people in the Greek and Roman world created constructs of race and ethnicity. Drawing on sources ranging from Greek and Roman historiography, to artworks, and Roman ...
  • Vicky Funari (2019-01)
    This studio class will explore the craft of documentary filmmaking beyond the basics. Students will produce short documentaries on topics of their choosing, developing them from start to finish, with a focus on how to ...
  • Sally Berger (2019-01)
    How as spectators, makers, activists, scholars, do we respond to the way stories are presented to us as a kind of truth – whether dramatically or realistically told? How do these approaches appeal to or coerce us, overwhelm ...
  • Giselle Roman-Medina (2019-01)
    En este curso, los estudiantes reflexionarán sobre nociones culturales entorno al trabajo y al ocio, prestando especial atención a proyectos literarios y autoriales contemporáneos anclados en historicidades latinoamericanas. ...
  • Ariana Huberman (2019-01)
    This course is the second part of the introduction to the Spanish language. Both parts of Elementary Spanish need to be taken consecutively in one school year. The goal for this course is to achieve a basic level of ...
  • Lina Martinez Hernandez (2019-01)
    In this class we will learn how to learn from each other. Interdepence, understood as the co-existence of our autonomy and our dependence on others to have a meaningful life journey, will be our guiding principle. How can ...
  • Shelly Ronen (2019-01)
    We tend to think of our bodies as organic vessels – biological and chemical objects that house our rational selves. But our bodies also carry social meanings, and enable social life. Consider: when is a fetal body really ...
  • Unknown author (2019-01)
    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 ...
  • Unknown author (2019-01)
    This course is an introduction to the use of quantitative data in sociology. The emphasis of the course is on understanding how researchers use such data to make sociological arguments. In order to appreciate this it is ...
  • Brett Krutzch (2019-01)
    This course examines the reasons legislators and others frequently invoke religion in political debates that focus on gender and sexuality even though the United States is a secular democracy. The class will question if ...
  • David Harrington Watt (2019-01)
    In the 1930s and 1940s, Quakers engaged in a number of remarkable—and controversial—activities that were intended to provide assistance to people who were being persecuted by the Nazis. Those actions were criticized by ...
  • Daniel May (2019-01)
    This course will explore how Jewish thinkers from the enlightenment to the present wrestled with the question of how Jews might achieve freedom and secure survival in the modern world. We'll examine the challenge that the ...
  • Brett Krutzch (2019-01)
    This course begins from the premise that to understand American history and culture, one must grasp the pervasiveness of religion within the United States. This class will investigate the historically shifting roles of ...
  • Rebecca Compton (2019-01)
    People have long been fascinated by human (and nonhuman) behavior. What are the causal factors that lead people to think and act the way that they do? How should we best understand, explain and predict thought and behavior? ...
  • Shu-wen Wang (2019-01)
    There is a tendency to think of psychological processes as being universal with rules that wholly govern the human mind and behavior. However, humans are a cultural species and the way we think, feel, and act is shaped by ...

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