Fall 2019 Meeting Times & Locations

PLEASE NOTE: Freshman Seminars may not be shopped or audited.

Sem#

Title

Instructor

MtgTime

MtgPlace

21I

Evolution, Buddhism and Ethics

Wakeley

Monday, 3-5

Geological Museum Rm 103A, 26 Oxford St

21V

Black Holes, String Theory and the Fundamental Laws of Nature

Strominger

Wednesday, 6:30-8:30

Jefferson 453

22C

Psychoactive Molecules from Babylon to Breaking Bad

Clardy

Thursday, 3-5

 

22D

Time for Sleep: Impact of Sleep Deficiency and Circadian Disruption in Our 24/7 Culture

Czeisler

Tuesday, 3-5:30

 

22I

The Science of Sailing

Bloxham

Monday, 6-8

Geol Museum 204

22S

Quantum Mechanics Face to Face

Franklin

Thursday, 3-5:30

Science Ctr 104-106

23C

Exploring the Infinite

Koellner

Wednesday, 12-2

2 Arrow St, 420

23H

Anatomy and Ethical Transgressions in National Socialist (Nazi) Germany

Hildebrandt

Tuesdays, 3-5:45

 

23L

Medicine, Law and Ethics:  An Introduction

Khoshbin

CANCELLED

 

23P

Physics, Math and Puzzles

Vafa

Thursday, 6-8

Jefferson 453

23Y

All Physics in 13 Days

Doyle

Thursday, 6-8:45

Lyman 123-his lab

24G

A Brief History of Surgery

Millham

Thursday,6-8:45

 

24N

Child Health in America

Palfrey

Monday, 3-5:45

Adams House Faculty Dean's Residence, Apthorp House (enter through entrance on Plympton St)

25N

Finding Connections: Perspectives on Psychological Development and Mental Illness

Rappaport

Wednesday, 3-5

 

26J

The Universe's Hidden Dimensions

Randall

Wednesday, 3-5

Jefferson 453

26K

Transformative Ideas in Brain Science: War, Technology and Disease Pioneered Discovery

Macklis

Wednesday, 3-5:45

Sherman Fairchild Biochem Lab 268

26Z

What Is Life?

Guidotti

Thursday, 3-5

 

30Q

Death and Immortality

Chen

Wednesday, 12-2

Dunster E104

31D

Nietzsche

Risse

Tuesday, 7-9

 

31E

Magic and Other Virtual Realities

Kuriyama

Tuesday, 9:00-11:45

 

31J

Skepticism and Knowledge

Elgin

Tuesday, 3-5

 

31M

In Pursuit of the Ordinary: Genre Painting in Boston‐Area Museums

Koerner

Monday, 12-2:45

HAM Art Study Ctr 4400, 32 Quincy St (09/09/19 only)

31N

Beauty and Christianity

Kiely

Wednesday, 3-5

Sever 205

33C

Borges, García Márquez, Bolaño and Other Classics of Modern Latin American Fiction and Poetry

Siskind

Monday, 3-5

CHECK WITH DOWNEY

33X

Complexity in Works of Art:  Ulysses and Hamlet

Fisher

Monday, 3-5

Sever 101

34X

Language and Prehistory

Jasanoff

Monday 3-5:45

Boylston 303

35N

The Art and Craft of Acting

Airaldi

Monday, 3-5 (1st class on Labor Day-Sept 2)

29 Garden St, B-01, 12 Holyoke St)

36G

The Creative Work of Translating

Sandler

Wednesday, 9:45-11:45

 

36P

To Far Places: Literature of Journey and Quest

Graham

Thursday, 3-5

 

36S

Comparative Historical Mythology

Witzel

Thursday, 3-5

1 Bow Street, rm?

37P

Reading Tolstoy's War and Peace

Buckler

Wednesday 3-5

Barker 373

37Y

Muslim Voices in Contemporary World Literatures

Asani

Tuesday, 7-9

Barker 211

40I

The Supreme Court in U.S. History

Fallon

Tuesday, 3-5

 

40J

Advice to Young Leaders

Armitage

Wednesday, 9:45-11:45

 

40L

Free Speech

Ungar

Thursday, 3-5

FSP Seminar Rm, 1414 Mass Ave, 3rd fl, in Bank of America bldg next to Coop

40P

Making the Grade? Middle and High School Math Education in the U.S.

Gottlieb

Wednesday, 3-5

 

41E

The American Death Penalty: Morality, Law and Politics

Steiker

Tuesday, 3-5:45

 

41K

Human Rights, Law and Advocacy

Farbstein

Monday, 12-2

HLS-Wasserstein Hall, 1585 Mass Ave, Rm 5110

41P

American Presidential Campaigns and Elections 1960-2020

Isaacs

Tuesday, 9:45-11:45

 

41R

Media in American Politics

Baum

Thursday, 12:30-2:30

Sever 111

41U

Museums

Hanken

Monday, 3-5

Museum of Comp. Zoology, Oceanography Room 100, 24-26 Oxford St

42H

U.S. Energy Policy and Climate Change

Stock

Monday, 3-5

Littauer M-42

43D

Christianity and Slavery in America, 1619-1865

Brekus

Wednesday, 9:45-11:45

Barker 403

43J

The Economist’s View of the World

Mankiw

Tuesday, 9:30-11:30

Littauer M-17

44J

Clash of Titans, Seats of Empire: The Aztecs, Toltecs and Race of Giants in Ancient Mexico

Fash

Monday, 12-2:45

Peabody Museum 12

48K

Political Legitimacy and Resistance:  What Happened in Montaigne’s Library on the Night of October 23, 1587, and Why Should Political Philosophers Care?

Applbaum

Wednesday, 3-5

HKS, Carr Conference Room, Rubenstein 229, J. F. Kennedy St

50I

The Temporal Universe

Grindlay

Tuesday, 7-9

Astronomy Lab-Science Center 804

50P

Food, Up Close and Personal

Tuross

Wednesday, 3-5

 

50S

From Galileo to the Big Bang Theory: Conflict and Dialogue between Religion and Science

Öberg

Monday, 9-11

 

50Z

CRISPR, Genome Editing and the Future of Medicine

Liu

Thursday, 3:15-5:15

Broad Institute, 75 Ames Street, room 3013, close to Kendall Sq MBTA station-a prepaid Charlie Card will be provided.

51C

Science in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

Meade

Monday, 3-5

Mineral & Geol Museum, 103A, within Museum of Natural Hist, 26 Oxford St

51E

The Story of the Alternating Sign Matrix Conjecture

Williams

Monday, 3-5

 

51F

Understanding the Seemingly Impossible: A Revolution in Biology

Hunter

Monday, 3-5

Biolabs, 2025

51K

Technology vs. Nature: From Toggling Harpoons to Geoengineering

Keith

Tuesday, 9:45-11:45

Hoffman Lab 129 (Francis Birch seminar room), Oxford Street

51N

The Secrets of Stradivarius or What Makes the Violin Sound Beautiful

Cluzel

Monday, 3-5

Science Ctr Maker's Space

51O

Euclid’s Elements: The Classical Legacy That Just Keeps Getting Better

Bamberg

Tuesday, 12-2:45

 

60C

Comics and Graphic Novels

Burt

Wednesday, 9:45-11:45

FSP Seminar Rm, 1414 Mass Ave, 3rd fl, in Bank of America bldg next to Coop

60D

Ireland Rising

McKenna

Thursday, 3:45-5:45

Warren House 201

60H

Faith and Fiction in American History

Holland

Tuesday, 9:30-11:30

 

61C

Spanish-American Culture and Society in the 1960s—The Last Utopia?

Sorensen

Wednesday, 3-5

 

61M

Silk Road Stories

Elliott

Monday, 3-5

 

62F

Talking, Literary Animals

Simpson

Tuesday, 9:45-11:45

 

62I

Early 20th Century American and English Poetry: Love, War, Religion and Nature, W. B. Yeats, T. S. Eliot, Elizabeth Bishop, W. H. Auden

Rudenstine

Tuesday, 12:30-2:45

 

62L

Knowing Cicero

Hudson

Monday, 3-5

Boylston rm 203

62P

War in Fiction and Film

Weir

Tuesday, 12:45-2:45pm

 

62Q

Thinking about Race and the Law in American History: Liberal and Critical Perspectives

Mack

Monday, 12-2

Sever 104

62R

LGBT Life Stories

Schlossberg

Wednesday, 3-5

 

62S

Challenging Reality: Literature and Social Justice

Suetterlin

Wednesday, 3-5

 

62T

Migrants in Fiction and Film: Case Studies of Love, Loss, War, and Death

Lionnet

Wednesday, 9:45-11:45?

 

62U

Zombies and Spirits, Ghosts and Ghouls: Interactions between the Living and the Dead

Cohen

Thursday, 9:45-11:45

Semitic Museum rm 201

62W

Music from Earth

Rehding

Wednesday, 9:45-11:45

Music Rm 4

62X

Regulation or Anarchy? The State and its Critics

Siegel

Wednesday, 3-5

FSP Seminar Rm, 1414 Mass Ave, 3rd fl, in Bank of America bldg next to Coop

62Y

Back to the Future: How the Past Imagined the Cities of Tomorrow

Carvalho

Thursday, 3-5

Boylston 403

63C

The Symphonies of Dmitri Shostakovich

Shreffler

Thursday, 3-5

Music-Davison Rm

63D

Ancient Greek Tragedy for the 21st Century

Weiss

Wednesday, 3-5

Boylston 237

63F

Gnosticism and Film

Stang

Tuesday, 3-5

FSP Seminar Rm, 1414 Mass Ave, 3rd fl, in Bank of America bldg next to Coop

63H

Ethics for a Broken World

Hall

Tuesday, 9-11:45

Emerson 310

63I

The First Americans: Portraits of Indigenous Power and Diplomacy

Kinew

Friday, 12-2:45

Peabody Museum 12

63J

Islam vs. Image?: Visual Representations in Islamic Art

Roxburgh

Wednesday, 3-5

HAM Art Study Center 4700

70K

Morality, Leadership and Gray-Area Decisions

Badaracco

Tuesday, 3-5

Sever 111

70Q

Keeping It Simple: Consumer Financial Protection in a Complex World

Campbell

Tuesday, 9:45-11:45

Littauer M-15

70Z

Regulating Online Conduct: Speech, Privacy and the Use and Sharing of Content

Bavitz

Thursday, 9:45-11:45

 

71G

Americans at Work in the Age of Robots and Artificial Intelligence

Friedman

Wednesday, 3-5

 

71N

The Causes and Consequences of Inequality

Deming

Monday, 3-5

FSP Seminar Rm, 1414 Mass Ave, 3rd fl, in Bank of America bldg next to Coop

71O

The Heart of Medicine: Patients and Physicians and the Experience of Serious Illness

Block

Wednesday, 3-5

 

71P

Making Places and Spaces in Modern America

Cohen

Tues, 6‐8:45

 

71R

Dilemmas in the World’s Economy

Helpman

Wednesdays 3-5:45 (2 hrs only)

Littauer M-17

71S

Crime and Punishment

Sampson

Monday, 3-5

William James Hall, 450

71T

Dark Satanic Mills": The Factory and the Making of Modern Manufacturing

Seow

Tuesday, 9-11:45

FSP Seminar Rm, 1414 Mass Ave, 3rd fl, in Bank of America bldg next to Coop

71U

The Psychological Roots of Oppression

Sidanius

Monday, 3-5

William James Hall, 1465

71V

The Amazon: Ecology, Nature and Society in the World’s Largest Rain Forest

Urton

Tuesday, 9:45-11:45

Peabody Museum, 561

71W

The Political Significance of Espionage and Subversion

Rosen

Tuesday, 9:45-11:45

 

71Y

Habits, Rituals, and Living the Good Life

Norton

Wednesday, 9:45-11:45

 

71Z

From Rocket Science to Fixing Scandals: Judgment and Uncertainty in Finance

Blyth

Tuesday, 12-2:45