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Seminars for the Fall Term 2012

Butler College

FRS 101 Facebook: The Social Impact of Social Networks SA
Edward Felten and Stephen Schultze
Stuart Family Freshman Seminar

FRS 103 Listening at the Museum: A History of Music Through the Visual Arts LA
Wendy Heller

FRS 105 Music and Animation from Ovid to Disney LA
Ellen Lockhart

FRS 107 Should the Mob Rule? Democracy, Crime and Punishment EM
Lisa L. Miller
Class of 1976 Freshman Seminar in Human Values

FRS 109 What Is Ballet? LA
Simon Morrison

FRS 111 Water: Keystone for Sustainable Development STN
Ignacio Rodríguez-Iturbe

FRS 113 What Makes a Poem Endure? 24 Lyric Masterpieces LA
Susan Stewart

FRS 115 Cancelled
Responses of Freshwater Systems to Atmospheric Acid Deposition STL
Eileen Zerba
Shelly and Michael Kassen ’76 Freshman Seminar in the Life Sciences

Forbes College

FRS 117 Eye of the Tiger: Reading Buildings LA
Alan Chimacoff

FRS 119 The Changing Brain: Plasticity and Regeneration During Development and Adulthood EC
Elizabeth Gould

FRS 121 Designing Life: The Ethics of Creation EM
Elizabeth Harman
Dean Eva Gossman Freshman Seminar in Human Values

FRS 123 Wordplay: A Wry Plod from Babel to Scrabble LA
Joshua Katz
Agnew Family Freshman Seminars

FRS 125 Friending, Following and Finding QR
Andrea LaPaugh and Arvind Narayanan

FRS 127 New Media, Old Media, Dead Media: Introduction to Media Archaeology LA
Thomas Levin

FRS 129 Exploring Human Genomes and the Future of Human Beings STN
Lee Silver
Bert G. Kerstetter ’66 Freshman Seminar

FRS 131 Constitutionalism 3.0 SA
Alexander Somek
Professor Amy Gutmann Freshman Seminar in Human Values

Mathey College

FRS 133 Materials World STL
Ilhan Aksay

FRS 135 Education, Freedom and Equality HA
Danielle Allen
Robert H. Rawson ’66 Freshman Seminar

FRS 137 Soccer and Latin America: Politics, History, Popular Culture LA
Bruno Carvalho
William H. Burchfield, Class of 1902, Freshman Seminar

FRS 139 The Supreme Court and Constitutional Democracy EM
Christopher Eisgruber

FRS 141 Forgiveness EM
Olga Hasty
Richard L. Smith ’70 Freshman Seminars

FRS 143 The Soviet Gulag SA
Deborah Kaple
Louise S. Sams, Class of 1979, Freshman Seminar

FRS 145 What Is Modern? LA
Anna Katsnelson

FRS 147 Discovering “Don Quixote de la Mancha”: Then and Now LA
Christina Lee

FRS 149 Coeducation HA
Nancy Malkiel

Rockefeller College

FRS 151 Ethics in Financial Markets SA
Jean-Christophe de Swaan
John H. Laporte Jr. ’67 Freshman Seminar

FRS 153 Things Come to Life: Explorations in Modern and Contemporary Art LA
Brigid Doherty
Professor Whitney J. Oates ’25 *31 Freshman Seminar in the Humanities

FRS 155 Health Concerns in the 21st Century SA
Noreen Goldman
Frank E. Richardson ’61 Freshman Seminar in Public Policy

FRS 157 Philanthropy: Can We Make This a Better World Through Generosity? SA
Stanley Katz
Bert G. Kerstetter ’66 Freshman Seminar

FRS 159 How Does She Do It? Joyce Carol Oates: Fiction and Essays LA
Sheila Kohler

FRS 161 When Adolescence Goes Wrong: What They Didn’t Tell You SA
Michael Litchman
Shelly and Michael Kassen ’76 Freshman Seminar in the Life Sciences

FRS 163 Science, Technology and Public Policy SA
Harold T. Shapiro

FRS 165 Work SA
Paul Willis
Donna ’78 and Michael S. Pritula ’78 Freshman Seminar

Whitman College

FRS 167 Narratives of Identity in the Other Europe: Reading Culture in the Balkans LA
Margaret Beissinger
William H. Burchfield, Class of 1902, Freshman Seminar

FRS 169 The University: Patron of Architecture or Rapacious Developer SA
Mark Burstein and Ronald McCoy

FRS 171 Scientists Against Time: The Role of Science in WWII and Its Legacies HA
Harold Feiveson

FRS 173 Language Acquisition: What Not to Say EC
Adele Goldberg

FRS 175 From Berlin to Hollywood LA
Christopher Hailey
Professor Roy Dickinson Welch Freshman Seminar in Music

FRS 177 Bad A$$ Asians: Crime, Vice and Morality in East Asia EM
David Leheny

FRS 179 The Law of Democracy and Elections EM
Nathaniel Persily

FRS 181 Rhetoric and Politics SA
Maurizio Viroli

Wilson College

FRS 183 The Fantasy of the Middle Ages: Stories and Storytelling LA
Sarah M. Anderson

FRS 185 Bodies in Cultural Landscapes LA
Patricia Hoffbauer

FRS 187 Earth’s Environments and Ancient Civilizations (in Cyprus) STL
Adam Maloof and Frederik Simons

FRS 189 Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Wisdom of Crowds LA
Susanna Moore

FRS 191 Network Society: Global and Local LA
Rachel Price
Donna ’78 and Michael S. Pritula ’78 Freshman Seminar

FRS 193 City of Gold: Archaeology and Exhibition HA
Joanna Smith
Barrett Family Freshman Seminar

FRS 195 Global Environmental Change: Science, Technology and Policy STN
Eric Wood and Justin Sheffield
Donald P. Wilson ’33 and Edna M. Wilson Freshman Seminar