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History Lessons Washington, D.C.

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Explore the rich history of the United States capital through engaging classes in Washington, D.C., covering topics such as the American Revolution, the Civil Rights Movement, and political landmarks, offering participants the opportunity to deepen their understanding of the city's historical significance.

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History of Photography Abstracts

Chicago Botanic Garden @ Online via Zoom

Embark on a captivating exploration of abstract photography's rich history, forging connections between past innovations and contemporary projects. Delve into intermediate to advanced concepts, synthesizing historical perspectives with your unique artistic vision. Expand your creative horizons as you uncover new possibilities for expression in the captivating world of abstract photography.

(128) Intermediate 18 and older
$437

6 sessions

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With an Eternal Wing: Embodying Queer Histories in Photography

Penumbra Foundation @ Virtual Classroom

Embark on a transformative journey through the lens of queer history in photography. Explore the intertwined narratives of writing, performance, and visual storytelling, guided by an esteemed instructor deeply rooted in this legacy. Join a community of creatives, delving into personal narratives and emerging with a profound understanding of their place within the continuum of queer expression.

(8) All levels 18 and older
$485

6 sessions

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Pokémon: Cuteness and Commodities

Brooklyn Institute for Social Research @ Online Classroom

Explore the global phenomenon of Pokémon through a critical lens. From its origins as a Game Boy game to its augmented reality evolution, delve into the cultural, social, and economic implications of this iconic franchise. Analyze Pokémon's influence on consumption patterns, national identity, and affective experiences in contemporary society alongside renowned scholars in the field.

(29) All levels 21 and older
$335

4 sessions

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Happiness and Capitalism: Work, Wealth, and Misery

Brooklyn Institute for Social Research @ Online Classroom

Explore the intricate relationship between happiness and capitalism in this interdisciplinary course. Delve into philosophical, psychoanalytic, and ethnographic perspectives to dissect the complexities of well-being in modern society. From workplace dynamics to consumption patterns, unravel the paradoxes and pains underlying the pursuit of happiness amidst capitalist structures.

(29) All levels 21 and older
$335

4 sessions

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Risk Society: Crisis, Power, and Neoliberalism

Brooklyn Institute for Social Research @ Online Classroom

Unravel the complexities of the modern world through the lens of risk society. Explore the societal implications of global risks, from environmental disasters to economic instability, and their impact on governance, culture, and individual psyche. Dive into foundational texts by Ulrich Beck and Anthony Giddens, alongside critical perspectives by scholars such as Michel Foucault and Mary Douglas, to understand the emergence and consequences of the risk society paradigm.

(29) All levels 21 and older
$335

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Thucydides and the Fall of Athenian Democracy

Brooklyn Institute for Social Research @ Online Classroom

Explore the profound insights of Thucydides’ History of the Peloponnesian War in this compelling course. Delve into the fall of Athenian democracy and the collapse of the classical city-state, examining speeches and narratives that debate political theory, justice, and human suffering. Engage with the text’s oscillation between historical objectivity and intense pathos to understand the cultural and intellectual milieu of ancient Greece.

(29) All levels 21 and older
$335

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