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Seminars for the Fall Term 2017

Butler College

FRS 101 American Politics in the Age of Donald Trump SA
Christopher Achen
L. Richardson Preyer '41 Freshman Seminar in Public Service

FRS 103 American Places: Architecture, Landscape, and the American Imagination LA
Stanley Allen

FRS 105 Memory and Human Rights Politics in Contemporary Latin American Cultures HA
Susana Draper
Barrett Family Freshman Seminars

FRS 107 Neurocinematics: Using Films to Explore Frontiers in Cognitive Neuroscience EC
Uri Hasson
Donna '78 and Michael S. Pritula '78 Freshman Seminar

FRS 109 The "Other 'F' Word" — Success and Innovation's Sibling? SA
John Danner
Richard L. Smith '70 Freshman Seminar

FRS 111 Trumpland SA
Andrew Alan Johnson

Forbes College

FRS 113 American and Russian Science Fiction: Story-Worlds in Dialogue LA
Elena Fratto

FRS 117 Before the Holocaust: Germans, Jews, Music, and Identity LA
Christopher Hailey
Shelly and Michael Kassen '76 Freshman Seminar

FRS 119 The Human Toolmaker STN
Sabine Kastner

FRS 121 Design, Craft, and Ethical Value EM
Guy Nordenson
Class of 1976 Freshman Seminar in Human Values

FRS 123 The Smart Band-Aid STN
Jeffrey Schwartz

FRS 125 Musical Instruments, Sound, Perception, and Creativity STN
Daniel Trueman

FRS 127 Big Brothers Are Watching You: Internet Privacy and Security SA
Brian Kernighan
Robert H. Rawson '66 Freshman Seminar

FRS 129 Poverty Policies and the Dispossessed in America SA
Carol Stack

Mathey College

FRS 131 Law, Religion, and Human Rights in Comparative Perspective EM
Yuksel Sezgin
Professor Amy Gutmann Freshman Seminar in Human Values

FRS 133 Materials World STL
Ilhan Aksay
Richard L. Smith '70 Freshman Seminar

FRS 135 State of the Earth: Shifts and Cycles STL
Adam Maloof and Frederik Simons
Henry David Thoreau Freshman Seminar in Environmental Studies

FRS 137 Intellectual Foundations of Modern Conservatism SA
Thomas Kelly
Kurt and Beatrice Gutmann Freshman Seminar in Human Values

FRS 139 Everyday Enchantment: Blurring the Boundary Between the Arts and Life LA
Barbara White
Professor Roy Dickinson Welch Freshman Seminar in Music

FRS 141 Life in a Nuclear-Armed World SA
Zia Mian

FRS 143 So, You Want To Change the World? SA
Martin Johnson
NOTE: Course moved to Spring Term. FRS 158

FRS 147 Reinforcement Learning and Decision Making STN
Yael Niv
The Stansky Family Freshman Seminar

FRS 151 Time Capsules for Climate Change, To Be Opened at Your Reunions STN
Robert Socolow
Henry David Thoreau Freshman Seminar in Environmental Studies

Rockefeller College

FRS 149 Ethics in Finance SA
Jean-Christophe de Swaan
John H. Laporte Jr. '67 Freshman Seminar

FRS 153 Epidemics in World History HA
Adrian López-Denis
Barrett Family Freshman Seminars

FRS 157 Sanctuary EM
Shaun Marmon
Dean Eva Gossman Freshman Seminar in Human Values

FRS 159 Science, Technology, and Public Policy SA
Harold T. Shapiro

FRS 161 Into the Woods! What Disney Didn't Tell You About Fairy Tales LA
Volker Schroder
Class of 1975 Freshman Seminar

FRS 163 Rockonomics: The Economics of Music SA
Alan Krueger
Professor Burton G. Malkiel *64 Freshman Seminar

Whitman College

FRS 165 Is Your Zip Code Your Destiny? Exploring the Social Determinants of Health SA
Heather Howard

FRS 167 Neuroethics EM
Charles Gross

FRS 171 Islam and Other Religions: The First 500 Years HA
Eve Krakowski

FRS 173 Mother Tongues: Language and National Identity in the 21st Century SA
Mariana Bono

FRS 179 Princeton and the Dawn of the Information Age HA
Vincent Poor

Wilson College

FRS 175 Sizing Up the Universe QR
Robert Vanderbei

FRS 177 The World of Noir LA
William Howarth
William H. Burchfield, Class of 1902, Freshman Seminar

FRS 181 Graphic America: Comics, Graphic Narrative, and American Culture LA
Alfred Bendixen
Professor Whitney J. Oates '25 *31 Freshman Seminar in the Humanities

FRS 183 Piracy in the Early Modern World HA
Eleanor Hubbard

FRS 185 Revolutionary Russia: Utopianism, Terrorism, and Subversion in the Empire of the Tsars, 1840s-1917 HA
Ekaterina Pravilova
Paul L. Miller '41 Freshman Seminar in Human Values

FRS 187 Silenced Voices LA
Sheila Kohler

FRS 189 Gods, Spirits, and Art in Africa LA
Chika Okeke-Agulu

FRS 191 The Equations of Life QR
Corina Tarnita

FRS 193 Life Stories LA
Amy Rowland
Peter T. Joseph '72 Freshman Seminar in Human Values

FRS 195 Exotic Quantum States of Matter STN
Ali Yazdani
Richard L. Smith '70 Freshman Seminar

FRS 197 Dreamkeepers: Education Reform and the Urban Teaching Experience SA
Kathleen Nolan
Frank E. Richardson '61 Freshman Seminar in Public Policy