Calendar

E.g., 02/26/2015
E.g., 02/26/2015
Thursday, February 26, 2015
The Politics of International Law

9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Aerial drones, humanitarian intervention, cyber attacks, torture. The big debates in world politics today are entangled with international law and with controversy over what is legal and what is not.

Tuesday, March 3, 2015
The Vikings : Medieval Ambassadors of Terror, Trade, and Multiculturalism

9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Wait list only

This seminar explores teaching methods and tools (e.g. images, sources, documentaries) for approaching the social, religious, economic, political and cultural history of the Vikings, from the first recorded Viking attacks in England, c.

Friday, March 6, 2015
Le cinéma "français" accenté : Construire les faces et les espaces de "l'Autre"

9:30 am to 12:30 pm

On ne peut définir le cinéma et la culture de la France métropolitaine actuelle, sans se référer au mélange des cultures et espaces identitaires qui forment le paysage français actuel. Une façon d’examiner la culture française d’aujourd’hui est d’interpréter comment le cinéma reflète le métissage courant ou les frictions culturelles qui se voient en métropole.

Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Family in Latin American Cinema

9:30 am to 12:30 pm

This seminar will examine the strategies that Latin American filmmakers use to represent families, and the trope of the family more broadly, to explore the social, political and historical realities that mark the region.

Friday, March 13, 2015
Are We Running Dry? : The Future of Water Supply and Demand in the USA

9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Wait list only

Water resources are essential to society and ecosystems. Unabated urbanization has placed incredible stress on water supply, demand, and quality, and these stresses are likely to be compounded by climate change. In some areas climate change is likely to increase the demand for water, while at the same time shrinking already scarce water resources.