BIG PROBLEMS COURSES

BIG PROBLEMS COURSES

Big Problems Courses, 2020-21

From Fossils to Fermi’s Paradox: Origin and Evolution of Intelligent Life

Paul Sereno (Organismal Biology and Anatomy)

Leslie Rogers (Astronomy)

Sarah London (Psychology)


How Does It Feel To Be an Outlier? Narratives of Medical ‘Otherness’

Peggy Mason (Neurobiology)

Nora Titone (Court Theatre)

Thinking Psychoanalytically: From the Sciences to the Arts
Anne Beal (Social Sciences)

Topics in Medical Ethics

Daniel Brudney (Philosophy)

Understanding Practical Wisdom

Anne Henley (Psychology)

Howard Nusbaum (Psychology)

Urban Design with Nature

Sabina Shaikh (Environmental Studies)

Emily Talen (Urban Studies)

 
 

Big Problems Courses, 2019-20

AUTUMN 2019

Urban Design with Nature

Sabina Shaikh (Environmental Studies)
Emily Talen (Urban Studies)

WINTER 2020

Climate Change in Media and Design
Patrick Jagoda (Cinema & Media Studies)
Benjamin Morgan (English)


Disability and Design

Michele Friedner (Comparative Human Development)
Jennifer Iverson (Music)


How Does It Feel to Be an Outlier? Narratives of Medical 'Otherness'
Peggy Mason (Neurobiology)
Nora Titone (Court Theater)

Medical Ethics: Central Topics

Daniel Brudney (Philosophy)

SPRING 2020

Drinking Alcohol: Social Problem or Normal Cultural Practice?
Michael Dietler (Anthropology)
William N. Green (Neurobiology)


Science and Christianity
Dorian Abbot (Geophysical Sciences)
Daniel Fabrycky (Astronomy & Astrophysics)
Lea Schweitz (Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago)

Thinking Psychoanalytically: From the Sciences to the Arts

Anne Beal (Social Sciences)

Understanding Practical Wisdom
Anne Henly (Psychology)
Howard Nusbaum (Psychology)

For more detailed information about past and current course offerings, please download the Big Problems section of the college course catalog.

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