Seminars in Scholarly Inquiry

(two units)

Two first-year seminars to develop the intellectual habits necessary to write and speak effectively and with integrity. To be taken in the first year. May be taken only to fulfill the core requirement. A course labeled SSI1/SSI2 in the following list has two versions, one satisfying the Seminar in Scholarly Inquiry 1 requirement and the other satisfying the Seminar in Scholarly Inquiry 2 requirement. Generally, a student will not be granted credit for both versions of the course.

  • SSI1/SSI2 101, Dionysus & the Art of Theatre
  • SSI1/SSI2 102, Rhetoric and Religion
  • SSI1/SSI2 103, Alexander the Great
  • SSI1 104, Why Travel: Tales from Far and Wide
  • SSI2 104, Travel Writing and The Other
  • SSI1/SSI2 105, Imagining the American West
  • SSI1/SSI2 106, Cleopatra: History and Myth
  • SSI1/SSI2 107, Leadership in American History
  • SSI1/SSI2 108, Empowering Technologies: Energy in the 21st Century
  • SSI1/SSI2 109, Rhetoric, Film, and National Identity
  • SSI1/SSI2 110, Dogs
  • SSI1/SSI2 111, Life, Death, and Meaning
  • SSI1/SSI2 112, Salsa, Samba, and Soccer: Popular Culture in Latin America
  • SSI1/SSI2 114, Understanding High Risk Behavior
  • SSI1/SSI2 115, Imaging Blackness
  • SSI1/SSI2 116, Communicating Forgiveness and Revenge
  • SSI1/SSI2 118, Doing Gender
  • SSI1/SSI2 120, Hagia Sophia: From the Emperor's Church to the Sultan's Mosque
  • SSI1/SSI2 122, Ecotopia Landscape, History, and Identity in the Pacific Northwest
  • SSI1 124, Utopia/Dystopia
  • SSI1 125, Geomythology of Ancient Catastrophes
  • SSI1/SSI2 126, Gender, Literacy, and International Development
  • SSI1 127, "Why Beethoven?"
  • SSI1/SSI2 128, The Philosophy and Science of Human Nature
  • SSI1 129, Mao's China: A Country in Revolution
  • SSI1/SSI2 130, Lies, Secrets, and Power
  • SSI1 131, Agons of Athens
  • SSI2 131, Democratic Labors in Athens and America
  • SSI1/SSI2 132, Wild Things
  • SSI1 133, Not Just Fun and Games: Sport and Society in the Americas
  • SSI1/SSI2 134, Dreams and Desire: The Liminal World
  • SSI1/SSI2 135, An Unnatural Disaster: Hurricane Katrina
  • SSI1 136, Urban America: Problems and Possibilities
  • SSI2 136, Suburbia: Dream or Nightmare?
  • SSI1/SSI2 137, The Boer War and South African Society
  • SSI1/SSI2 138, Theatre and Comedy: Drama, History, and Theory from Aristophanes to the Absurd
  • SSI1/SSI2 139, The Third Wave: Rock After the Beatles
  • SSI1/SSI2 140, Electric Bodies: Experiment in the Age of the Enlightenment
  • SSI1/SSI2 141, Architectures of Power
  • SSI1 145, Issues and Controversies in Clinical Psychology
  • SSI1/SSI2 150, Exploring Bioethics Today
  • SSI1/SSI2 170, Perspectives: Space, Place, and Values
  • SSI1 171, Medical Discourse and the Body
  • SSI1 172, The Scientific and Romantic Revolutions
  • SSI1 173. The Posthuman Future
  • SSI1 174, Lethal Othering: Critiquing Genocidal Prejudice
  • SSI1 175, Utopia and the Imagination
  • SSI1 176, American Autobiography from Franklin to Facebook
  • SSI1 190, Translation on Stage: Language, Culture, and Genre
  • SSI2 190, Sources and Adaptations
  • SSI1 195, Honors: New World Rhetorics
  • SSI2 196, Honors: European Past Lives