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Indiana University Bloomington

Fall 2015  @Work: The Nature of Labor on a Changing Planet


The following is a working list of courses approved for inclusion in Themester 2015. Course descriptions and links to listings in the Schedule of Classes will be added as they become available.

Submitting Courses

Please send curricular proposals to by February 15, 2015. As always, do not hesitate to contact us ( with questions or for further information or see our frequently asked questions.  Submissions should include the following:

1. an introduction explaining how the course fits the theme or would be framed to do so,

2. a syllabus (preferred) or hearty description of the class, and

3. a one-to-two-paragraph course description that we can use for promotion to students. The description should briefly touch on how the course relates to Themester 2015.

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African American and African Diaspora Studies

AAAD-A399 Labor, Race, and Ethnicity in Early 20th-century American Art and Photography (joint-listed with FINA-A 340) P. Wolfskill  | Description | Schedule

American Studies

AMST A100 What is America? From Acorns to Zombies V. Halloran | Description | Schedule
AMST-A ### Worlds of Labor: American Agitation and Creativity in Global Economies L. Frazier  | Description | Schedule


ANTH-P 330 Historical Archaeology: Working for a Living A. Sievert  | Description | Schedule
ANTH-E 383 World of Work I. Gershon  | Description | Schedule


Apparel Merchandising and Interior Design

AMID-R 404 International Textiles and Apparel Trade M. Embry  | Description | Schedule


College of Arts and Sciences

COLL-C 104 People and Animals L. Scheiber | Description | Schedule

Comparative Literature

CMLT -# ### Nothing Doing J. Emery | Description | Schedule
CMLT-C 343 Migrants, Refugees, Cosmopolitans A. Adesokan | Description | Schedule



ECON-E 390 Race Against--or Race with--the Machine: Accelerating Technological Innovation P. Olson | Description | Schedule


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Fine Arts - History

FINA-A 340 Labor, Race, and Ethnicity in Early 20th-century American Art and Photography (joint-listed with AAAD-A 399) P. Wolfskill  | Description | Schedule



FOLK F252 Work as Art: Occupational Folklore in the United States J. Kay | Description | Schedule



GEOG-G 441 Mobilities I. Ashutosh | Description | Schedule


Germanic Studies

GER-E 121 Marx, Nietzche, Freud, Arent: Labor in Modern Thought B. Robinson | Description | Schedule



HIST-E 200 Making a Living History M. Moyd | Description | Schedule

Hutton Honors College

HON-H 303 Nothing Doing J. Emery | Description | Schedule

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International Studies

INTL-I 300 Global Human Trafficking S. Korytova | Description | Schedule
INTL-I 425 Women and Work P. Bose | Description | Schedule

Slavic and East European Languages and Cultures

SLAV -S320 Nothing Doing J. Emery | Description | Schedule

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