This course in the Peace, Justice, and Human Rights Program explores the questions that commonly arise in food ethics, such as how values influence individual choice, health issues concerning food, the environmental impacts of farming choices, and food distribution concerns.
A history class on the theory and practice of nationalism uses “history as an indispensable tool for understanding the present.”
This course explores the material presence of dead bodies as reminders of the effects of violence, objects of mourning, and problems for those who seek to move forward into a new, post-conflict future. It focuses especially on forensic science as a tool for clarifying the fate of victims, prosecuting perpetrators, and identifying remains on behalf of loved ones.
This transdisciplinary course focuses on the ethics and practice of community collaboration and community-based research in environmental work in urban settings and requires its students to spend significant time working with a community group in Philadelphia.
This first-year writing seminar explores the literary history of women’s work and women workers by analyzing poems, fiction, comic books, academic texts, and even Beyoncé videos.