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Difficult Dialogues Courses 2006-2020

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Upcoming Courses

Spring 2021

DD 302: War and Sexual Violence (Pascale Bos) 

DD 302: Sports, Stadiums, and Society (Miriam Collins) 

DD 302: Young People and Drugs (Lori Holleran)

DD 303: Two to Tango: The Sociology of Interpersonal Relationships (Ken-Hou Lin) 

DD 303: Afro-entrepreneurship and Solidarity Economy: A Global Perspective (Marcelo Paixao)

DD 303: Gender, Race, Policing and Incarceration (Christen Smith)

T C 302: Fan Mail, Haters, and the Literary in What We Love to Hate (Tanya Clement)

Current Courses

Fall 2020

DD 302: Images of War (Valdislav Beronja) 

DD 303: The U.S - China Tango: Technology, Media and Future (Wenhong Chen) 

DD 302: Writing Wrongs: Ancient Rome and Contemporary Politics (Jennifer Ebbeler)

DD 302: Sexual Violence across Mexican Cultures (Gloria Gonzalez-Lopez) 

DD 302: The Origins of Political Correctness (John Hoberman)

DD 302: Odd Ducks & Animal Lovers: Gender, Race, Disability and the Human/Animal Divide (Alison Kafer)

DD 303: Immigrants as Aliens (Suzanne Seriff)

DD 303: Cultural Identities and Differences (Pauline Strong)

DD 303: The Invisible 80%: Students, Policy, and Action (Shetal Vohra)

DD 302: Participatory Democracy (Patricia Wilson)


Previous Courses

Spring 2020

UGS 302: Sexual Violence and War (Pascale Bos)

UGS 302: Young People and Drugs (Lori Holleran)

Fall 2019

UGS 302: Participatory Democracy (Patricia Wilson)

UGS 302: Writing Wrongs: Ancient Rome and Contemporary Politics (Jennifer Ebbeler)

UGS 302: HIV/AIDS (Shannon Cavanagh)

UGS 302: Sexual Violence Across Mexican Cultures (Gloria González-López)

UGS 303: Cultural Identities and Differences (Pauline Strong)

UGS 303: Two to Tango: Sociology of Interpersonal Relationships (Ken-Hou Lin) 

UGS 303: Students, Policy and Action (Shetal Vohra)

UGS 303: Immigrants as Aliens (Suzanne Seriff)

Spring 2019

UGS 302: Sexual Violence Across Mexican Cultures (Gloria González-López)

UGS 302: Participatory Democracy (Patricia Wilson)

UGS 303: Gender/Race, Policing and Icarceration (Christen Smith)

UGS 303: Europe and America (Sabine Hake)

Fall 2018

UGS 302: HIV/AIDS (Shannon Cavanaugh)

UGS 302: Visualizing Cuba (Cesar Salgado)

UGS 302: Participatory Democracy (Patricia Wilson)

UGS 303: Cultural Identities and Differences (Pauline Strong)

UGS 303:The Doctor, the Patient, The Society, the Culture (Stephen Sonneberg)

UGS 303: Two to Tango: Sociology of Interpersonal Relationships (Ken-Hou Lin)

UGS 303: Students, Policy, & Action (Shetal Vohra)

UGS 303: Immigrants as Aliens (Suzanne Seriff)

UGS 303: Afro-Entrepreneurship and Solidarity Economy: A Global Perspective (Marcelo Paixão)

Spring 2018

UGS 302: Sexual Violence Across Mexican Cultures (Gloria González-López)

UGS 303: Anti-Americanism (Sabine Hake)

UGS 303: Sexual Violence and War (Pascale Bos)

Fall 2017

UGS 302: HIV/AIDS (Shannon Cavanagh)

UGS 302: Participatory Democracy (Patricia Wilson)

UGS 303: Cultural Identities and Differences (Pauline Strong)

UGS 303: Immigrants as Aliens (Suzanne Seriff)

UGS 303: Students, Policy, & Action (Shetal Vohra)

Spring 2017

UGS 302: Black Women and Politics (Tasha Philpot)

UGS 302: Sexual Violence and War (Pascale Bos)

UGS 303: The Doctor, the Patient, The Society, the Culture (Stephen Sonneberg)

UGS 302: Sexual Violence Across Mexican Cultures (Gloria González-López)

Fall 2016

UGS 303: Immigrants as Aliens (Suzanne Seriff)

UGS 303: Cultural Identities & Differences (Pauline Strong)

UGS 303: Gender, Slavery and Freedom (Juliet Hooker)

UGS 303: Visualizing Cuba (Cesar Salgado)

UGS 303: Science and Religion (Christopher Bell)

UGS 303: The Doctor-Patient Relationship (Stephen Sonnenberg)

UGS 302: Science and the Bible (Kenneth Diller)

UGS 302: Participatory Democracy (Patricia Wilson)

UGS 302: HIV/AIDS (Shannon Cavanaugh)

Spring 2016

UGS 303: Cultural Identities and Differences (Pauline Strong)

UGS 303: War and Sexual Violence (Pascale Bos)

UGS 302: Living with Dying (Barbara Jones)

UGS 302: Participatory Democracy (Patricia Wilson)

UGS 302: Sexual Violence Across Mexican Cultures (Gloria Gonzalez-Lopez)

Fall 2015

UGS 303: Visualizing Cuba (César Salgado)

UGS 303: Sexuality and Human Rights (Peter Rehberg)

UGS 302: HIV/AIDS (Shannon Cavanagh)

UGS 303: Visualizing Cuba (Cesar Salgado)

UGS 303: Cultural Identities and Differences (Pauline Strong)

UGS 303: The Doctor-Patient Relationship (Steve Sonnenberg)

UGS 303: Gender, Slavery, and Freedom (Juliet Hooker)

Spring 2015

UGS 302: Sexual Violence Across Mexican Cultures (Gloria González-López)

UGS 303: Anti-Americanism (Sabine Hake)

UGS 303: Visualizing Cuba (Cesar Salgado)

UGS 303: African-American Women and the Struggle for Political Incorporation (Tasha Philpot)

Fall 2014

UGS 303: Cultural Identities and Differences (Pauline Strong)

UGS 303: War and Asian Americans (Sharmila Rudrappa)

UGS 302: Participatory Democracy (Patricia Wilson)

UGS 302: HIV/AIDS (Shannon Cavanagh)

UGS 302: International Development and Human Rights in African History (Rarumisai Charumbira)

Spring 2014

UGS 303: Feminicides and Human Rights Activism in Mexico and Central America (Héctor Domínguez Ruvalcaba)

UGS 303: Race and Policy in the U.S. (Rob Crosnoe)

UGS 302: Framing Sustainability (Gloria Lee)

UGS 302: Sexual Violence Across Mexican Cultures (Gloria González-López)

Fall 2013     

UGS 303: Media, Gender Development, and Human Rights (Rebecca Bigler)   

UGS 303: Gender in the Contemporary Muslim World (Sofian Merabet)

UGS 303: Gender, Migration, and Rights (Naomi Paik)

UGS 303: African-American Women and the Struggle for Political Incorporation (Tasha Philpot)

UGS 303: HIV/AIDS (Shannon Cavanagh)

UGS 302: Immigration and Community Engagement (Suzanne Seriff)

UGS 302: Participatory Democracy (Patricia Wilson)

UGS 303: Visualizing Cuba (César Salgado)

Spring 2013     

UGS 302: International Development and Human Rights in African History (Rarumisai Charumbira)

UGS 303: Race and Policy in the U.S. (Rob Crosnoe)

UGS 303: Talking About Race Through Performance (Omi Osun Joni Jones and Charlotte Canning)

UGS 302: Framing Sustainability (Gloria Lee)

UGS 302: Sexual Violence Across Mexican Cultures (Gloria González-López)

UGS 303: Anti-Americanism (Sabine Hake)

UGS 303: Gender in the Contemporary Muslim World (Sofian Merabet)

UGS 302: Living with Dying (Barbara Jones)

Fall 2012     

UGS 303: Islam and Sexuality (Faegheh Shirazi)

UGS 303: HIV/AIDS (Shannon Cavanagh)

UGS 302: Immigration and Community Engagement (Suzanne Seriff)

UGS 302: Participatory Democracy (Patricia Wilson)

UGS 303: Sexual Violence and War (Pascale Bos)

Spring 2012

UGS 303: Representing Africa (Tola Mosadomi)

UGS 302: HIV/AIDS (Shannon Cavanagh)

UGS 303: The War on Drugs (John Hoberman)

UGS 303: Race and Policy in the U.S. (Rob Crosnoe)

UGS 302: Sexual Violence Across Mexican Cultures (Gloria González-López)

UGS 302: International Development and Human Rights in African History (Rarumisai Charumbira)

Fall 2011

UGS 303: The Parthenon Throughout the Ages (Athanasio Papalexandrou)

UGS 303: Suicides in Japan, the Literal and the Literary (Kirsten Cather)

UGS 302: Living with Dying (Barbara Jones)

UGS 302: Immigration and Community Engagement (Suzanne Seriff)

UGS 303: Talking About Race Through Performance (Omi Osun Joni Jones and Charlotte Canning)

UGS 303: Islam and Sexuality (Faegheh Shirazi)

UGS 303: Media, Gender Development, and Human Rights (Rebecca Bigler)

Spring 2011

UGS 303: HIV/AIDS (Shannon Cavanagh)

UGS 303: The Art of Human Rights (Luis Cárcamo-Huechante)

PHL 325L: Difficult Dialogues: Business, Ethics, and Public Policy (Kathleen Higgins)

UGS 303: Race and Policy in the U.S. (Rob Crosnoe)

UGS 303: The Parthenon Throughout the Ages (Athanasio Papalexandrou)

Fall 2010

UGS 303: Gender and Racial Attitudes (Rebecca Bigler)

UGS 303: Islam and Sexuality (Faegheh Shirazi)

UGS 303: Immigration and the Changing Face of America (Neil Foley)

UGS 302: Immigration and Community Engagement (Suzanne Seriff)

UGS 303: Science and Religion (Christopher Bell)

TC 302 Plan II Difficult Dialogues Freshman Seminar: The Evolution/Creation Debate in America (Steven Friesen and Denné Reed)

Spring 2010

UGS 303: Religion and Sexuality (Ann Cvetkovich)

UGS 303: HIV/AIDS (Shannon Cavanagh)

UGS 303: Race and Policy in the U.S. (Rob Crosnoe)

Fall 2009

UGS 303: Immigration and Cultural Pluralism (Suzanne Seriff)

UGS 303: Science and Religion (Chris Bell)

Spring 2009

UGS 303: Race and Policy in the U.S. (Rob Crosnoe)

Advanced Difficult Dialogues: Religion and Sexuality (Ann Cvetkovich)     

UGS 303: Islam in America (Denise Spellberg)

Spring 2008

UGS 303: Church and State (H.W. Perry)

UGS 303: Islam in America (Denise Spellberg)

Fall 2007

UGS 303: Race and Policy (Bob Hummer)

Advanced Difficult Dialogues: Religion and Sexuality (Ann Cvetkovich)

Spring 2007

UGS 303: Church and State (H.W. Perry)

UGS 303: Islam in America (Denise Spellberg)

Fall 2006

UGS 303: Race and Policy (Bob Hummer)

Advanced Difficult Dialogues: Religion and Sexuality (Ann Cvetkovich)


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