Interdisciplinary Honors Seminars

major minor electives graphicInterdisciplinary Honors Seminars are offered through the Honors Program. They are open to all New Brunswick/Piscataway Honors Program members in all class years, but are generally designed for first-year and second-year students. Faculty from throughout the New Brunswick campuses are invited to offer an Honors Seminar, an opportunity to think about complex problems and issues across disciplinary boundaries or outside of traditional disciplinary trajectories. For the faculty, the seminars are often a springboard for their own research or for course development. Through Honors Seminars, faculty also recruit promising undergraduates to join them on collaborative research projects. Honors Seminars have an enrollment of no more than fifteen students, and involve extensive written work and readings, discussion, independent work, and often include research as well as field work opportunities.  Interdisciplinary Seminars offered under 01:090:292, 01:090:293, 01:090:294, 01:090:295, 01:090:296, and 01:090:297 can be used to meet the SAS Core Curriculum goals in Writing and Communication [WCd].


Fall 2019 Interdisciplinary Honors Seminars

 

Addiction: Moral and Legal Issues

Addiction: Moral and Legal Issues

01:090:293:H4  

Index# 12334

Professor Douglas Husak

T/H 9:50-11:10

HC N106 College Ave Campus

Will NOT Count Towards SAS – Philosophy MAJOR
Will Count Towards SAS – Philosophy MINOR

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Anti-Apartheid and Civil Rights Movements: King and Mandela, Lessons in Leadership

Anti-Apartheid and Civil Rights Movements: King and Mandela, Lessons in Leadership

01:090:296:H6

Index# 14343

Professor Ronald Quincy

W 9:50-12:50

AB 3450 College Ave Campus

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Bilingualism: How It Shapes Our Minds

Bilingualism: How it Shapes Our Minds

01:090:294:H1

Index# 15134

Professor Liliana Sanchez

M/W 1:10-2:30

HC S120 College Ave Campus

Will NOT Count Towards SAS – Spanish & Portuguese MAJOR
Will Count Towards SAS - Spanish & Portuguese MINOR – only if written work is completed in Spanish

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Botanic Sociality: Plants, People, and the Senses that Bind Them

Botanic Sociality: Plants, People, and the Senses that Bind Them

01:090:292:H3

Index# 19509

Professor Becky Schulthies

T 2:15-5:15

TH 201 Douglass Campus

Will Count Towards SAS – Anthropology MAJOR
Will Count Towards SAS – Anthropology MINOR

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Brazilian Culture: Conquest to Contemporary

Brazilian Culture: Conquest to Contemporary (Study Abroad Application Required)

01:090:293:H3

Index# 12290

Professor Tatiana Flores

T 9:50 – 12:50

AB 3450 College Ave Campus

Check with department for MAJOR/MINOR credit

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Critical Outlooks on Global Health

Critical Outlooks on Global Health 

01:090: 296:H4 

Index# 10966

Professor Omar Dewachi

W 2:15P -5:15

HCK 131 Cook/Douglass Campus

Will Count Towards Anthropology MAJOR
Will Count Towards Anthropology MINOR

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Digital Technology and Disruptive Change

Digital Technology and Disruptive Change

01:090: 293:H2 

Index#10026

Professor Mary Chayko

H 11:30-2:30

HC E128 College Ave Campus

Will NOT Count Towards SC&I MAJOR
Will Count Towards SC&I MINOR

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Extraterrestrial Life

Extraterrestrial Life

01:090:292:H2

Index# 10023

Professor Andrew Baker

M/W 4:30-5:50

HC S120

Will NOT Count Towards SAS – Physics & Astronomy MAJOR
Will NOT Count Towards SAS – Physics & Astronomy MINOR

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Ghost in the Machine: AI, Ethics, and Personhood

Ghost in the Machine: AI, Ethics, and Personhood

01:090:297:H2

Index# 13691

Professor Aaron Rabinowitz

M/W 2:50-4:10

HC S120 College Ave Campus

Will NOT Count Towards SAS – Philosophy MAJOR
Will NOT Count Towards
SAS – Philosophy MINOR

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Homer's Odyssey: Mythology, Psychology and Politics

Homer's Odyssey: Mythology, Psychology and Politics

01:090:292:H5

Index# 20147

Professor Steven Walker

T 9:50-12:50

HC S124 College Ave Campus

Will Count Towards SAS –Asian Language & Cultures Major
Will Count Towards SAS –Asian Language & Cultures Minor

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How Does Revolution Happen? Looking Through a Seventeenth-Century Cultural Lens

How Does Revolution Happen? Looking Through a Seventeenth-Century Cultural Lens

01:090:293:H5

Index# 12291

Professor Ann Baynes Coiro

M/H 9:50-11:10

HC S120

College Ave Campus

Will Count Towards SAS – English MAJOR
Will Count Towards SAS – English MINOR

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Immigration, Opportunity, and Belonging

Immigration, Opportunity, and Belonging

01:090:295:H1

Index# 12289

Professor Ali Chaudhary

T/H 1:40-3:00

LSH A215 Livingston Campus

Will Count Towards SAS- Sociology MAJOR

Will Count Towards SAS- Sociology MINOR

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Introduction to Health, Medicine, and Literature

Introduction to Health, Medicine, and Literature

01:090:295:H4

Index# 18230

Professor Ann Jurecic

M/W 1:10-2:30

HC S124 College Ave Campus

Will Count Towards SAS – English MAJOR
Will Count Towards SAS – English MINOR

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Language Contact and Cultural Contact

Language Contact and Cultural Contact

01:090:296:H2

Index# 10024

Professor Azzan Yadin-Israel

M/W 2:50-4:10

HC S124 College Ave Campus

Will NOT Count Towards SAS – Jewish Studies MAJOR
Will NOT Count Towards SAS – Jewish Studies MINOR

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Leonardo, Universal Genius

Leonardo, Universal Genius

01:090:294:H3

Index# 10027

Professor Sarah McHam

M 1:10-4:10                       

Art Library Seminar Room, College Ave Campus

Will Count Towards SAS – Art History MAJOR
Will Count Towards SAS – Art History MINOR

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One Mind. Two Languages.

One Mind. Two Languages.

01:090:295:H3

Index# 13774

Professor Nuria Sagarra

M 11:30-2:30

AB 5190 College Ave Campus

Will Count Towards SAS – Spanish & Portuguese MAJOR

Will Count Towards SAS – Spanish & Portuguese MINOR

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Philosophy of Cosmology

Philosophy of Cosmology

01:090:296:H4

Index# 10966

Professor Barry Loewer

M 11:30-2:30

HC E128 College Ave Campus

Will Count Towards SAS – Philosophy MAJOR
Will Count Towards SAS – Philosophy MINOR

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Photography: Theories and Practices of an International Medium

Photography: Theories and Practices of an International Medium

01:090:296:H3

Index# 10025

Professor Zeynep Gursel

T/H 1:10-2:30

HC N106

Will Count Towards SAS – Anthropology MAJOR
Will NOT Count Towards SAS – Anthropology MINOR

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Politics of Reproduction

Politics of Reproduction

01:090:292:H4

Index# 10963

Professor Cynthia Daniels

T 2:15-5:15

HCK 132 Douglass Campus

Will Count Towards SAS – Political Science MAJOR
Will Count Towards SAS – Political Science MINOR

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Polynomials and Polynomiography

Polynomials and Polynomiography

01:090:294:H5

Index# 10964

Professor Bahman Kalantari

W 2:50-5:50

HC S126 College Ave Campus

Will NOT Count Towards SAS – Computer Science MAJOR
Will NOT Count Towards SAS – Computer Science MINOR

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Reading in Slow Motion

Reading in Slow Motion (Application Required-Not open to incoming freshmen)

01:090:294:H2

Index# 20148

Professor Richard Miller

M/H 1:10-2:30

BRT SEM 110 College Ave Campus

Will Count Towards SAS- English MAJOR
Will Count Towards SAS- English MINOR

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Scapegoating, Terrorism and the Innocent Victim

Scapegoating, Terrorism and the Innocent Victim

01:090:292:H1

Index# 10021

Professor Steven Walker

T 9:50-12:50

HC S120 College Ave Campus

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The Big Think on Wellness

The Big Think on Wellness

01:090:295:H2 

Index# 20149

Professor Annalise Roberts

M 11:30-2:30

HC S126 College Ave Campus

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The Food-Energy-Water Nexus in the Anthropocene

The Food-Energy-Water Nexus in the Anthropocene

01:090:297:H1

Index# 13690

Professor Nirav Patel

W 11:30-12:50    F 1:10-2:30; 2:50-4:10; 4:30-5:50

HC S120 College Ave Campus

Will NOT Count Towards Honors College MAJOR
Will NOT Count Towards Honors College MINOR

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The Problem of Evil in Philosophy and Popular Culture

The Problem of Evil in Philosophy and Popular Culture

01:090:294:H4 Index# 10047

Professor Edward McCrossin

T 9:50-12:50

HC S126 College Ave Campus

Will Count Towards SAS – Philosophy MAJOR
Will Count Towards SAS – Philosophy MINOR

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Walking in the Metropolis

Walking in the Metropolis

01:090:293:H1

Index# 10022

Professor Andrea Baldi

T/H 2:50-4:10

CA-A5 College Ave Campus

Will Count Towards SAS - Italian MAJOR
Will Count Towards SAS - Italian MINOR

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