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Read and write about ethical or philosophical debates

For students interested in philosophical or ethical debates, current events, and religion, the Writing Program offers seminars that focus on these themes.


Recent topics offered in this area include:

  • Applied Ethics
  • Asians Are People of Color
  • Commerce and Character
  • Educated Electorate
  • Education and Work
  • Family Politics
  • The 2008 Financial Crisis and Its Aftermath
  • The Hidden Curriculum: Investigating Education Inequity and Disciplinary Discrimination
  • Holidays, Diasporas, and United States Culture
  • Time, Tempo, and Power in American Culture
  • Representations of Jews and Judaism on Contemporary American Television