PPS 242S.01 (PPS124.01) - CHILDREN IN CONTEMPORARY SOCIETY

This course takes an interdisciplinary approach to examining the issues facing today’s youth, from childhood through adolescence. Students will begin by exploring the forces that shape the definition of childhood across place and time, and review how different social science disciplines study childhood.

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History 470S.01 (HST196) – LEADERSHIP IN AMERICAN HISTORY

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 MacGregor Burns’ “Leadership”; Walter Clark’s “Ox Bow Incident”; Niccolo Machiavelli’s “The Prince”; May and R. Neustadt’s “Thinking in Time”; Robert Penn

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History 377D (HST72D) – AMERICAN DREAMS/AMERICAN REALITIES

What does it mean to be an “American?” A French political scientist said, “To be a Frenchman is a fact; to be an American is an ideal.” What commonly shared ideals, ideas, “myths” define us as “Americans?” This course examines the role of some commonly shared myths as “rags to riches,” the “agrarian way of

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PPS 396S.01 (PPS 168) – DOCUMENTARY ENGAGEMENT

In this seminar students will learn to use documentary photography and audio as tools for social engagement in preparation for intensive field-based summer community documentary projects that contribute to the public good. Students will also examine classic and contemporary documentary audio and photography to help give context and shape to their own documentary work.

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PPS 265.01 (PPS 146) – LEADERSHIP, DEVELOPMENT, AND ORGANIZATIONS

This course is designed to provide an engaging and stimulating climate for students to explore leadership, leadership development and the other themes of the course. The core pedagogy of the course focuses on experiential learning activities, including a personal leadership plan, a team-based community leadership project, case discussions, readings, guest speakers, and personal reflection.

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PPS 264.01(PPS137) – ADAPTIVE LEADERSHIP

Capstone seminar for students completing community-based research (CBR) projects through the Service Opportunities in Leadership program. Involves critical reflection on summer projects, exploration of leadership, politics, and policy design concepts. With students’ experiences, questions, and insights as a starting point, this course explores how lives of commitment to the common good are formed and sustained.

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PPS 259S.01 (PPS 140S.01) - WOMEN AS LEADERS

The title of this course is so obvious, and yet it is not. This is a class about women and leadership, but what does that mean? We will explore a dynamic framework for analyzing leadership where leading is not restricted to “born leaders,” but is seen as an amalgam of accessible elements that include one’s

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