ARTHIST 102S.01 - THE VISUAL ARTS: CONTEMPORARY VISIONS

Using the city as a classroom without walls, this peripatetic examination of contemporary art on view in New York City looks at what is interesting and noteworthy in recent works, and tries to come to terms with a wide array of styles and intentions. (Open to participants in the HLP’s Leadership and the Arts in

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MUSIC 163 - OPERA AT THE METROPOLITAN

Students in this course study most of the works in the spring season of New York’s opera companies. Classes prepare for these works and analyze them after the performances. Course focuses on the way composers and writers manage to tell significant stories in powerful and memorable ways. (Open to participants in the HLP’s Leadership and

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PUBPOL 153S.01 and 153S.02 - LEADERSHIP, ETHICS AND DRAMA

Includes attending at least two plays or operas per week; study of the texts of several of these works, along with essays by philosophers and political theorists; regular discussions and weekly papers. Topics include dilemmas/conflicts of individual choice and public choice, race and ethnicity, gender and sexuality, fairness and social injustice, loyalty and betrayal, and

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HIST 126D - AMERICAN DREAMS/AMERICAN REALITIES

This course examines the role of such myths as “rags to riches,” “beacon to the world,” the “frontier” and the “foreign devil” in defining the American character and determining the hopes, fears, dreams and actions throughout American History.

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HIST 196S.06 - LEADERSHIP IN AMERICA

The seminar will focus on political social, business, and artistic leaders in American history and problems which have called for leadership. In addition to selected short reading, students will examine closely the following: James Mac Gregor Burns’ “Leadership”; Walter Clark’s “Ox Bow Incident”; Niccolo Machiavelli’s “The Prince”; May and R. Neustadt’s “Thinking in Time”; Robert

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PUPPOL 196S.39 - MAKING CHANGE IN COMMUNITIES

Explores leadership approaches to influencing change around tough issues facing Southern communities such as education and economic development, with special emphases on race and poverty. Students examine the meaning of leadership as a shared activity and explore a range of leadership approaches to creating social change, including collaboration, service, advocacy, and community organizing.

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