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The Ancient Greek Hero (edX)

Discover the literature and heroes of ancient Greece through the Homeric Iliad and Odyssey, the tragedies of Sophocles, the dialogues of Plato, and more. Explore what it means to be human today by studying what it meant to be a hero in ancient Greek times.
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Burgos: Deciphering Secrets of Medieval Spain (Coursera)

Jun 28th 2021
Burgos: Deciphering Secrets of Medieval Spain (Coursera)
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This advanced course focuses on two primary goals: (1) appraising how Jews, Christians, and Muslims shaped the history of medieval Spain and (2) mastering the craft of Spanish paleography, the skill of identifying Spanish handwriting in the 11th- through 15th-century manuscripts. Through the lens of the medieval history of [...]
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Structuring Values in Modern China (Coursera)

Jun 28th 2021
Structuring Values in Modern China (Coursera)
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This sequence of four courses will propose a multi-disciplinary approach to the study of Chinese cultural history conceived of as a succession of modes of rationality (philosophical, bureaucratic, and economic). The focus will be on the moments of paradigm shift from one mode of rationality to another. For each [...]
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William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night: Comedy, Conflict, and Community (Coursera)

This course introduces and explores William Shakespeare’s classic comedy, Twelfth Night. Interviews with actors who appeared in the Colorado Shakespeare Festival’s 2019 production of Twelfth Night, as well as lectures by scholars and theater professionals who work and teach at the University of Colorado Boulder, offer students insight into [...]
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Relativism (Coursera)

Jun 28th 2021
Relativism (Coursera)
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Relativism is an ancient philosophical doctrine which has recurred time and again in the history of philosophy. It has also transcended the boundaries of that discipline, for it has shaped much of the methodology in anthropology and sociology, as well as in critical theory and literary studies. While often [...]
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Religion and Thought in Modern China: the Song, Jin, and Yuan (Coursera)

Jun 28th 2021
Religion and Thought in Modern China: the Song, Jin, and Yuan (Coursera)
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This sequence of four courses will propose a multi-disciplinary approach to the study of Chinese cultural history conceived of as a succession of modes of rationality (philosophical, bureaucratic, and economic). The focus will be on the moments of paradigm shift from one mode of rationality to another. For each [...]
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When Disaster Meets Conflict (Coursera)

Jun 28th 2021
When Disaster Meets Conflict (Coursera)
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This MOOC teaches you to develop accountable, high-quality and ethical responses to disaster in conflict-affected areas. The E-course is meant primarily for practitioners, but also open to students or otherwise interested people. It stimulates participants to think about humanitarian aid, DRR and disaster response in contexts where conflict is [...]
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Write Your First Novel (Coursera)

If you’ve ever had the dream, the desire or even just a vague notion that you would like to write a novel, this course is for you. Whether you are a full-time student, have a full-time job, a family to take care of or all of the above, you can do it. Really! And I will help you get there.
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Feminism and Social Justice (Coursera)

Jun 28th 2021
Feminism and Social Justice (Coursera)
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"Feminism and Social Justice" is an adaptation of Distinguished Professor Bettina Aptheker's long-running course at UC Santa Cruz. In the course, Professor Aptheker presents a broad definition of feminism that serves to frame three significant events in the history of feminism and social justice: the Empire Zinc strike of [...]
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Cultural and creative industries (Coursera)

Main objective of this course is to trace the development of the Cultural and Creative Industries as an idea and as concept and to identify the key points of changes within it in relations with contemporary digital connected world. Another important task of this course is to provide the [...]
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