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SOC-S101 Contemporary Global Social Problems in Summer 2014

Interested in examining issues people face around the world today?  Looking to fulfill a General Education and CASE Social and Historical Studies credit this summer?  Among the topics we will consider are globalization, challenges in migration, gender inequality, ethnic and racial variation, and health.  Through articles, books, films and music, you will gain an understanding … Continue reading

2014 IU Summer Language Workshop

The Indiana University Summer Language Workshop (June 9 – August 1, 2014) is accepting applications for intensive first and second-year Swahili on the Bloomington campus.  The program features 20 contact hours weekly, twice-weekly Swahili language table, films, food tastings, and other culturally rich extracurricular programming. * All participants pay in-state tuition * Students earn 6-8 … Continue reading

EDUC-X152: The Right Start

There are still some open spots in EDUC-X152: The Right Start, which we are offering for the first time in the Spring this semester.  It’s a 2-credit primer in college course academics, an introduction to the rich resources of IU, and an argument for a long-range vision of college.  A brief description is provided below … Continue reading

African American Arts Institute Auditions

African American Choral Ensemble Class begins on Monday, January 13, 2014, 2:30-4:00pm Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center, Room A201 Audition details Vocalists: Register and attend class. Instrumentalists: Contact Dr. Raymond Wise at wiser@indiana.edu. Class meets on Mondays and Wednesdays, 2:30-4:00pm, Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center, Room A201 Course Credit (2 credits) A110 – Department of African American … Continue reading

New Course and Paid Internship – Philanthropy in China

E350/E505/PHST-P 530 Instructors: Scott Kennedy, Associate Professor, Departments of Political Science and EALC, and Director, Research Center for Chinese Politics & Business.  Angela Bies, Associate Professor and Director of International Programs, Lilly Family School of Philanthropy Time: Fridays, 9:00-11:30 am Location (IUB students): Wendell W. Wright Building (Education), Room 1002 In the Spring 2014 semester, … Continue reading

GNDR-G325 Seats Still Available

“Technologies of Gender” Monday/Wednesday 11:15 – 12:30, CASE S+H “The Internet is for Porn!”  While the musical Avenue Q may have expressed what we have all been secretly thinking, porn is not the only way we find sexual connection online.  Also, we meet, break up, flirt, and get rejected.  In this class we will explore … Continue reading

Unique Spring 2014 Course Offering That Crosses Disciplines

“RULES, GAMES, AND SOCIETY” E400/V450 MW 9:30–10:45 a.m., Tocqueville Room, Ostrom Workshop, 513 N. Park Ave. In 2009, Indiana University’s Elinor “Lin” Ostrom was awarded the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences. Now, for the first time, undergraduate honors students from the Hutton Honors College, SPEA, and other social science departments can enroll in a … Continue reading

Design Innovations – Spring 2014

Design Innovations is composed of three workshops (one credit each).  The workshops are interconnected, immersive courses; however, they can be taken as single, stand-alone courses.  They are open to all majors and can be taken for graduate AMID-C580 or undergraduate credit AMID-C480.   Workshop 1 – Design Innovations (Wicked Problems) January 24th 5-8pm, January 25th … Continue reading

Seats Still Available in GNDR G205: Gender, Race and Surveillance

Spring 2014 MW 2:30-3:40 CASE S&H Credit Instructor: Nick Clarkson nlclarks@indiana.edu Topics of discussion include: –prison/law enforcement –airport security –data mining –reality TV –social media –military surveillance and drones –counter-surveillance and other forms of resistance Course description: Recent government surveillance scandals, ongoing post-9/11 security initiatives, and everyday sharing of information via social networking indicate that … Continue reading

New Spring 2014 Course Offerings at the SAC

First, here’s what’s new:  For the first time, X152: The Right Start will be offered in the Spring.  As a kind of introduction to the rich resources of IU (a vast project) and argument for a long-range vision of college, we think this course retains much value even in the spring semester of freshman year.  … Continue reading