Extragalactic Astronomy and Cosmology explores how the universe developed and how the myriad of exotic objects found in it work. The course will study our own galaxy, the workings of other galaxies, the universe as a whole, what the universe is made of, and try to predict its ultimate fate.
Black Poetry analyzes poetry from Africa and from all reaches of the diaspora (the Americas, the Caribbean, Europe, and Asia). Selections include a variety of different types of poetry ranging from ancient epics and sonnets to hip-hop and slam poetry.
Sociology of Colorado College aims to view our home institution of Colorado College through a critical sociological skeptical lens.Topics will include the college as a site of both social class reproduction and an effort to diversify itself, its bureaucratization, the Block Plan, and the college’s relation to the community, among other issues.
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Amnesty International is an activist organization with members from around the world, all standing up for humanity and human rights. Their purpose is to protect people wherever justice, freedom, truth and dignity are denied. They investigate and expose human rights abuses, educate and mobilize the public, and help to transform societies to create a safer, more just world. Their vision is of a time in which every person - regardless of race, religion, gender, ethnicity, etc. - enjoys all of the human rights enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other international human rights standards.