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Tuesday, February 24, 2015
America's Response to the Holocaust

9:30 am to 12:30 pm

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Although there is widespread agreement that American authorities knew by 1942 of Hitler’s plan to annihilate Europe’s Jews, there is no consensus about the nature and effectiveness of America’s response to the Holocaust.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015
"A comic book can be true!?!" : Considering Non-fiction Comics

9:30 am to 12:30 pm

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While the term “non-fiction comics” may not be familiar, you have likely heard of the following comics, even though they are often referred to as “graphic novels”: Marjane Satrapi’s Persepolis, Alison Bechdel’s Fun Home, and, of course, Art Spiegelman’s Maus, to name a few.

Thursday, February 26, 2015
The Politics of International Law

9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Aerial drones, humanitarian intervention, cyber attacks, torture. The big debates in world politics today are entangled with international law and with controversy over what is legal and what is not.

Tuesday, March 3, 2015
The Vikings : Medieval Ambassadors of Terror, Trade, and Multiculturalism

9:30 am to 12:30 pm

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This seminar explores teaching methods and tools (e.g. images, sources, documentaries) for approaching the social, religious, economic, political and cultural history of the Vikings, from the first recorded Viking attacks in England, c.

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