STS.038 Energy and Environment in American History: 1705-2005 (MIT)
A survey of how America has become the world's largest consumer of energy. Explores American history from the perspective of energy and its relationship to politics, diplomacy, the economy, science and technology, labor, culture, and the environment. Topics include muscle and water power in early America, coal and the Industrial Revolution, electrification, energy consumption in the home, oil and U.S. foreign policy, automobiles and suburbanization, nuclear power, OPEC and the 70's energy crisis
Eat healthy in a healthy world: Activity book. Eating healthy is fun
Activity book of the series "Healthy Eating" which proposes activities for a healthy diet.
Small guide who explains what is the ecological aquaculture, how to identify it, how it is put into practice and how it is regulated.
21F.043J Introduction to Asian American Studies: Literature, Culture, and Historical Experience (MIT
An interdisciplinary subject that draws on literature, history, anthropology, film, and cultural studies to examine the experiences of Asian Americans in U.S. society. Covers the first wave of Asian immigration in the 19th century, the rise of anti-Asian movements, the experiences of Asian Americans during WWII, the emergence of the Asian American movement in the 1960s, and the new wave of "post-1965" Asian immigration. Examines the role these historical experiences played in the formation of As
17.20 Introduction to the American Political Process (MIT)
This course provides students with an introduction to the basic institutions of American government, especially as established in the constitution, and with an introduction to currents of thought among social scientists about the workings of U.S. politics. This is a communication intensive course. As such you are required to write at least 20 pages - that's the C.I. requirement - and participate in class discussions.
8.952 Particle Physics of the Early Universe (MIT)
This course covers the basics of general relativity, standard big bang cosmology, thermodynamics of the early universe, cosmic background radiation, primordial nucleosynthesis, basics of the standard model of particle physics, electroweak and QCD phase transition, basics of group theory, grand unified theories, baryon asymmetry, monopoles, cosmic strings, domain walls, axions, inflationary universe, and structure formation.
3.986 The Human Past: Introduction to Archaeology (MIT)
This class introduces the multidisciplinary nature of archaeology, both in theory and practice. Lectures provide a comparative examination of the origins of agriculture and the rise of early civilizations in the ancient Near East and Mesoamerica. The laboratory sessions provide practical experience in aspects of archaeological field methods and analytical techniques including the examination of stone, ceramic, and metal artifacts and bone materials. Lab sessions have occasional problem sets whic
21L.423J Introduction to Anglo-American Folk Music (MIT)
This course examines the production, transmission, preservation and qualities of folk music in the British Isles and North America from the 18th century to the folk revival of the 1960s and the present. There is a special emphasis on balladry, fiddle styles, and African-American influences. The class sings ballads and folk songs from the Child and Lomax collections as well as other sources as we examine them from literary, historical, and musical points of view. Readings supply critical and back
17.908 Reading Seminar in Social Science: Race, Crime, and Citizenship in American Law (MIT)
This course surveys the relationship between race and crime in the United States, with a special emphasis on the role this relationship has played in the development of American ideas about citizenship and nationhood.
University of Hawaii : College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources 21L.501 The American Novel (MIT) 21L.504J Race and Identity in American Literature: Keepin' it Real Fake (MIT) 21L.715 Media in Cultural Context (MIT) 21M.220 Early Music (MIT) 15.389 G-Lab: Global Entrepreneurship Lab (MIT) 12.753 Geodynamics Seminar (MIT) Doris Kearns Goodwin, Nov. 2, 2001 Matthew Pearl, Nov. 19, 2004 Franklin Burroughs, "Compression Wood" Bowdoin College Franco American Symposium - Nov. 13
The website of the College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources at the University of Hawaii at Manoa provides information on its range of traditional and tropical focused courses on food science, agriculture, human resources, pla
This course explores the metaphorical, historical, social, and psychological value of ghosts in the American novel. Using the theme of "haunting" as a flashpoint for class discussion and a thematic center for our readerly attention, this course examines the American novel in the context of the various histories which might be said to haunt fictional characters in the American novel, to haunt the American novel itself, and ultimately to haunt us: America's colonial past, its slave past, and other
This course explores the ways in which various American artists view race and class as performed or performable identities. Discussions will focus on some of the following questions: What does it mean to act black, white, privileged, or underprivileged? What do these artists suggest are the implications of performing (indeed playing at or with) racial identity, ethnicity, gender, and class status? How and why are race and class status often conflated in these performances?
This course explores the international trade in television text, considering the ways in which 'foreign' programs find places within 'domestic' schedules. Looking at the life television texts maintain outside of their home market, this course examines questions of globalization and national cultures of production and reception. Students will be introduced to a range of positions about the nature of international textual trade, including economic arguments about the structuring of international m
This class covers the history of Western music from antiquity until approximately 1680, about 2000 years worth of music. Rather than cover each topic at the same level of depth, we will focus on four topics in particular and glue them together with a broad overview of other topics. The four topics chosen for this term are (1) chant structure, performance, and development; (2) 14th century music of Italy and France; (3) Elizabethan London; and (4) Venice in the Baroque era. The class will also in
Entrepreneurship in the 21st century is evolving. Because of global changes in technology, communications, and capital markets, today's innovative startups are building successful companies in countries around the globe, in many instances with investors, vendors, customers, and employees located thousands of miles away. The challenges these leading-edge companies face, particularly in emerging markets, are some of the most sophisticated issues both for businesses and governments alike. These cha
In this year's seminar, we will embark on a scientific journey through some of the most controversial topics about the origin and formation of our home planet. This journey will take us to other planetary bodies - even to other solar systems - as we immerse ourselves in observations and theories from the microscopic to the universe scale. The seminar will be organized around three broad questions: How was the Earth formed? What did early Earth look like? When did living organisms first appear on
Former Harvard professor and White House fellow under Lyndon Johnson, Doris Kearns Goodwin is the author of bestsellers The Fitzgeralds and the Kennedys and Lyndon Johnson & the American Dream. Her articles on political issues have appeared in leading national publications, and she is a regular panelist for “The News Hour with Jim Lehrer.” In 1995, she received a Pulitzer Prize in history for No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War II. Goodwin has receiv
Matthew Pearl graduated from Harvard University summa cum laude in English and American Literature in 1997. In 1998, he won the prestigious Dante Prize from the Dante Society of America for his scholarly work. His first novel, The Dante Club, a New York Times bestseller, is being translated into over a dozen languages around the world. He wrote the first draft while attending Yale Law School, where he received his J.D. in 2000.
In a 2001 recording at Bowdoin College, Burroughs reads the full text of his award-winning essay "Compression Wood," originally published in The American Scholar.
Bowdoin College honored its own French roots with the three-day symposium Celebrating the Franco-American Heritage of Maine co-sponsored by the Bowdoin College Multicultural Affairs Program and the departments of Government and Romance Languages.
21L.501 The American Novel (MIT)
21L.504J Race and Identity in American Literature: Keepin' it Real Fake (MIT)
21L.715 Media in Cultural Context (MIT)
21M.220 Early Music (MIT)
15.389 G-Lab: Global Entrepreneurship Lab (MIT)
12.753 Geodynamics Seminar (MIT)
Doris Kearns Goodwin, Nov. 2, 2001
Matthew Pearl, Nov. 19, 2004
Franklin Burroughs, "Compression Wood"
Bowdoin College Franco American Symposium - Nov. 13