Past Communities


city skyline

Cities


How do cities work?

Prof. Deb Niemeier
Fall 2021

commuters on sidewalk

Enterprising Cultures


How does personal identity shape our lives as entrepreneurs, workers, and consumers in a thoroughly business-oriented society?

Prof. David Sicilia
Fall 2017, 2018, & 2019

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Free Speech


Why is the right to free speech so fiercely defended in a democracy and such a threat to totalitarianism?

Prof. Cynthia Martin
Fall 2018, 2020

rendering of civil war

Freedom Fighting


How did ordinary people destroy American slavery?

Prof. Richard Bell
Fall 2019 & 2020

hello written in languages on chalkboard

Linguistic Profiling


What are the implications of speaking with a dialect?

Prof. Ebony Terrell-Shockley
Fall 2018, 2019

person in dark tunnel

Novel Humans


What are the dark, uncertain borders between the human and the nonhuman, between the natural and the unnatural, between life and death?

Prof. Jonathan Auerbach
Fall 2015 & 2016

riot scene

Riots


When and how can riots be morally justified?

Prof. Bernard Cooperman
Fall 2018, 2019, & 2020

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Write Now


Why does poetry matter?

Prof. Joshua Weiner & Michael Collier
Fall 2014 & Spring 2015

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