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Voyage Label: Fall 2013

  • Introduction to Astronomy (section 1)

    We’ll place ourselves in space by learning both the northern and southern skies.  In the classroom we’ll work through some of the necessary background, and then dig into the science […]

  • Introduction to Astronomy (section 2)

    We’ll place ourselves in space by learning both the northern and southern skies.  In the classroom we’ll work through some of the necessary background, and then dig into the science […]

  • Celestial Navigation

    Never be lost again! Find your way on sea or land by employing celestial and terrestrial techniques. Acquire expertise in using navigators’ tools (sextant, compass, and charts) and learn the […]

  • Gender and Society

    This course examines gender as a social construction and analyzes how gender is socially created and enforced. Gender stereotypes and inequalities are embedded in social relationships, social institutions, social structure […]

  • Race and Ethnic Relations

    In this course we will examine historical and contemporary factors that structure ethnic inequalities, intergroup relations, and conceptions of race and ethnicity.  In so doing, we will review major theoretical […]

  • Sociology of the Family

    This course examines what the family is, what it has been, and what it is becoming in a global context. The family is usually a group of people who have […]

  • World Theatre

    This course explores the dramatic literature, theatre practices, and performance theories indigenous to the countries visited by Semester at Sea.  As playwrights pen works about the world and culture they […]

  • Acting 1

    This course is designed to provide an introduction to the craft of acting, both as a participant and as an observer.  The lectures and exercises given the student are intended […]

  • Acting Techniques in Interviews

    This course will share interview skills used by professional actors as they apply to non-performing pursuits and careers.   Actors have developed and honed countless skills, strategies, and techniques in auditioning […]

  • The West and the Rest (field lab in St. Petersburg)

    This course considers the development of the West since the 15th Century C.E and its subsequent interaction with the cultures of Asia, Africa and the Americas. In particular, we will […]

  • Diasporas: Migration in World History

    People have been moving across the globe since the beginning of history: Jews, Amerindians, Europeans, Africans, Muslims, and Chinese among others. This course will consider the extensive influence and effects […]

  • Introduction to Comparative Politics (field lab in St. Petersburg, day 1)

    This course will introduce students to the basic concepts and theories employed in the comparative study of politics and regimes. We will identify, compare, and analyze the core cultures, the […]

  • Theories of International Relations

    This course introduces students to the central concepts and theories in international relations through a world order perspective.  We will examine the central sources of disorder on the international stage […]

  • International Law: Principles and Politics

    This course introduces students to the role that international law plays within the larger realm of international relations. Where is law important, where is it less important, and why? The […]

  • The Foreign Policy of the United States

    As Semester at Sea students and faculty explore foreign countries and interact with foreign peoples, the question frequently arises: “so, how have we been affecting them?” This course examines one […]


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