POLIS Courses

Condensed Fall Schedule 2015

Lectures are from 2 to 4 pm. At QU’s North Campus. More detailed information to come.

Sept 17 – Recycling and Sustainability

Sept 22,29 – American Expansion

Sept 23 – Truman Library Bus Tour

Sept 25 – Backyard Birds

Oct 7, 14 – Shakespeare: Richard III

Oct 13, 20 – Persia, Ancient and Modern

Oct 15 – Education Today: What is Needed For Tomorrow

Oct 21, 28 – Federalist vs. Anti-Federalist Political Thought

Oct 22 – Internment of JapaneseAmericans in World War II

Oct 23, 30 – A Pain in the Mind: Biological Factors in Mental Illness

Oct 27 – Aging and the Ancient Romans

Oct 29 – Not Your Childhood Dinosaurs Anymore

Nov 4 – Ghost Signs

Nov 5, 12 – Women in the Second World War

Nov 6, 13 – Overview of Police Use of Force

Nov 10 – The Doolittle Raid: A Successful Failure

Nov 11 – Music Therapy: Music as Medicine

Nov 19 – An Ounce of Mediation or a Ton of Litigation

Dec 2 – Carols Through the Ages

Dec 4, 11 – Vengeance, Justice, or Deterrent: The Moral Justification for the Death Penalty