Denison Seminars for Spring 2018

Announcements & Updates

DS 200 Wicked Problems

The wicked problems that this seminar analyzes include international criminal justice & accountability, changing nature of conflict, food security, poverty, global warming, and International Migration. Required field trip to Belgium and the Netherlands in May. Fee: Enrolled students will be charged a fee of $800 for associated course expenses. The fee will be waived automatically for students with significant financial need as determined by the Financial Aid Office. Contact Associate Provost Dollard with questions. Note: So/Jr Only. The GE for a DS course is determined by the faculty member's home dept. A 2nd course from the same department will satisfy a divisional GE.

DS 251 Global Health: A Case Study of Cuba and Columbus

This seminar seeks to answer the following questions: What is health? How is it improved, deteriorated, defined and measured? We will explore these questions drawing from social and natural science perspectives. The focus of our discussion of health includes Columbus, Ohio, and Havana, Cuba. The course will include a cultural immersion and case examples, including day visits to Columbus health centers and a week of travel to examine different types of health centers in Havana, Cuba over spring break. Fee: Enrolled students will be charged a fee of $800 for associated course expenses. The fee will be waived automatically for students with significant financial need as determined by the Financial Aid Office. Contact Associate Provost Dollard with questions. Note: So/Jr Only. The GE for a DS course is determined by the faculty member's home dept. A 2nd course from the same department will satisfy a divisional GE.

DS 251 Queering the Archive

This course explores the creation of history and how it is told, or untold, through an extended, collaborative case study of the Denison Queer Studies program, employing theoretical frameworks and methodologies from studio art, history, and educational studies. The class will take a study trip in February, walking the streets of San Francisco to discover and reflect upon queer history.   Fee: Enrolled students will be charged a fee of $800 for associated course expenses. The fee will be waived automatically for students with significant financial need as determined by the Financial Aid Office. Contact Associate Provost Dollard with questions. Note: So/Jr Only. The GE for a DS course is determined by the faculty member's home dept. A 2nd course from the same department will satisfy a divisional GE. The course fulfills an elective for the Educational Studies major/minor.

This course will examine sociocultural beliefs about the nature of the role and responsibility of the individual, the balance of responsibility between the family and the state, how these beliefs are reflected in family policy in the U.S., and outcomes on children and families.  This examination will be highlighted by a comparison to beliefs, policies, and outcomes in a highly functional and cohesive Nordic welfare state, and the home of both the famous “good childhood,” and among the world’s best educational outcomes – Finland.  Students will visit Turku, Finland, over spring break. Fee: Enrolled students will be charged a fee of $800 for associated course expenses. The fee will be waived automatically for students with significant financial need as determined by the Financial Aid Office. Contact Associate Provost Dollard with questions. Note: So/Jr Only. Students must have a passport (valid until the end of September 2018) as of the first day of class. The course fulfills an elective for the Psychology major/minor.

Posted Date 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018

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