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Bioethics

Taught by a religion teacher and biology teacher, this course dives into questions that are as basic as the meaning of life. 

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In this sequence of courses, readings introduce broader and more complex personal and social issues. The writing assignments - ranging from personal narratives and personal essays to letters,...

In this sequence of courses, written assignments tend to shift from personal narratives and essays to various forms of analysis in which the exploration and articulation of ideas increasingly...

In this sequence of courses, the English Department introduces ninth-graders to the reading practices, discussion principles and writing strategies they will use and on which they will build...

Seniors participating in the spring term Washington Intern Program may elect to enroll in this English seminar which focuses on political literature and American culture.

From the grittiness of rap to the density of civil disobedience, this course examines a variety of literary-artistic protest. The approach is multicultural and interdisciplinary. Possibilities...

The senior reading seminars immerse students in the sustained study of an author, which students will choose from a list representing a range of diverse voices, periods and genres. Some seminars...

A. Bartlett Giamatti, former president of Yale and commissioner of Major League Baseball, believed that this game is "the plot of the story of our national life." In this course we will look at...

The influence of hip-hop on popular culture, literary arts, entertainment and politics is undeniable. Hamilton has revolutionized the Broadway musical. Kendrick Lamar's To Pimp A Butterfly has...

Hallyu, the Korean cultural wave, has swept the Republic of Korea onto the world stage as an exporter of dramas, boy bands, girl bands and film. After the Korean War, Korea was among the world's...

How did you come to be the reader you are? What ideas about the world and its characters did you gain from the stories you read as a child? Why did you read and re-read some books? How did...

The senior reading seminars immerse students in the sustained study of an author, which students will choose from a list representing a range of diverse voices, periods and genres. Some seminars...

The spring term Creative Writing Workshop offers students the chance to work in any genres they choose. An awareness of issues pertaining to craft and aesthetics - and to the practice of peer...

What is feminism and how is it expressed in literary texts? What does it mean to read literature through the lens of feminism? This course will allow students to explore these and other questions...

What do we value? The pursuit of profit, surges in wealth, the suspect principles of the financier and the exploitation of labor have intrigued authors since the 19th century. How do language,...

In this course we will explore the burgeoning literary phenomenon often called the "graphic novel." What happens to narrative when it unfolds in a hybrid form that joins image to text? What can...

In this course we will explore the burgeoning literary phenomenon often called the “graphic novel.” What happens to narrative when it unfolds in a hybrid form that joins image to text? What can...

The senior reading seminars immerse students in the sustained study of an author, which students will choose from a list representing a range of diverse voices, periods and genres. Some seminars...

The senior reading seminars immerse students in the sustained study of an author, which students will choose from a list representing a range of diverse voices, periods and genres. Some seminars...

The senior reading seminars immerse students in the sustained study of an author, which students will choose from a list representing a range of diverse voices, periods and genres. Some seminars...

The senior reading seminars immerse students in the sustained study of an author, which students will choose from a list representing a range of diverse voices, periods and genres. Some seminars...

In this course, students will read and discuss a range of reportage to explore questions of objectivity and subjectivity, and to learn about processes of verification in the newsroom. To frame the...

The senior reading seminars immerse students in the sustained study of an author, which students will choose from a list representing a range of diverse voices, periods and genres. Some seminars...

The senior reading seminars immerse students in the sustained study of an author, which students will choose from a list representing a range of diverse voices, periods and genres. Some seminars...

In this course, students will read texts, write papers and participate in outdoor excursions that prompt them to contemplate their relationship to the natural world. Drawing on an array of...

One of the advantages of the Stratford Program is the opportunity to study literature in the very places that inform the settings, themes, characters and concerns of the texts. The specific topic...

California is famous for its literal, meteorological fog, but no other state is as shrouded in the fog of myth, dream and reinvention when it comes to identity, culture or landscape. This course...

"Being footloose has always exhilarated us. It is associated in our minds with escape from history and oppression and law and irksome obligations, with absolute freedom, and the road has always...