Gender is a forming component of any society, determining both the everyday-life issues such as labor and family relations and structural issues such as nation-state and knowledge formations. This course provides an introduction to the field of gender studies through multi-disciplinary and ethnographic perspectives, by focusing on how the rapid globalization in the last century have been changing the concepts of society, popular culture, and social institutions.
UNFORTUNATELY, THIS COURSE HAS BEEN CANCELED. PLEASE VISIT THE SCHEDULE OF CLASSES FOR A LIST OF OTHER COURSE OFFERINGS.
This in-person course will focus on the social underpinnings of intergroup conflict, particularly focusing on individual-level processes delineated in psychological research. Students will leave with exposure to the breadth of theory and research on this relevant topic.
Lina Saud is a graduate student who has been studying the underpinnings of prejudice and the structure of stereotypes in conflict settings.
Study the wonderful world of microbes this summer! This 4 credit, lecture and lab combination course will cover a wide variety of topics, such as structure, function, and metabolism of microbes, concepts in molecular microbiology, diversity of microbes and their impact on the environment, as well as a range of topics in epidemiology and human health. In the lab, students will be working on hands-on projects to develop their laboratory skills.