This course aims to challenge students to become critical readers and thinkers in the current socio-cultural climate. Classes are designed for students to participate in debates, speeches, case studies, simulations, role-playing and research, provoking discussions and deepening understanding in various historical and social topics.

Each term focuses on one overarching theme from Totalitarianism, The Cold War and Globalization & Multiculturalism vs. Ethnic-Nationalism to Gandhi & King: Nonviolent Resistance and The School of Suspicion: Marx, Nietzsche, and Freud.





At a glance

  • Structure:
  • 12 classes per term
  • Frequency/Duration:
  • 1 class per week
  • 90 minutes per class
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