Previous London Programs

 

Spring 2013:
Vejlko Vujačić, Sociology
Harlan Wilson, Politics

The Birth of Modern Politics: The Case of 19th-C. Britain (Vujačić and Wilson)
State, Nation, Empire: The English/British Case (Vujačić)
Twentieth-Century British Politics: Ideas and Practice (Wilson)
A History of London (Layton-Jones)
The London Stage (Vinter)

Spring 2012:
Marc Blecher, Politics
David Walker, English

Class, Gender, Race and Politics in Britain and the U.S. (Blecher)
Research Workshop: Class and Politics in Britain (Blecher)
The London Stage (Walker)
Modernism in England (Walker)
A History of London (Layton-Jones)

Spring 2011:
Jennifer Bryan, English
Charles McGuire, Musicology

Re-envisioning the Past: Romantic Medievalism in 19th-Century Britain
Forms of Desire in Medieval and Renaissance Literature
Soundscapes: Nostalgia, Patrimony, and Diversity in the Post-Colonial London Music Scene
A History of London (Layton-Jones)
The London Stage (Vinter)

Spring 2010:
Meredith Gadsby, African-American Studies
Baron Pineda, Anthropology

Sugar and Salt: Commodities, Culture and Exchange in the Afro-Atlantic World
Cultural Clash in Multiethnic Europe: Anthropological Case Studies in Race, Cultural Politics, and Human Rights
Improper English: Race, Culture, and Identity in Anti-colonial British Literature
A History of London (Bowers-Isaacson)
The London Stage (Vinter)

Fall 2009:
Jan Thornton, Neuroscience, with Grinnell College faculty

Brain, Mind and Madness
Emotion and Behavior
The Black Atlantic: Black Culture in Britain and America
Introduction to Shakespeare
A History of London
Principles of Ethno-National Conflicts & Their Management
British Theater in Performance
Modern Irish Literature in Place
British Families and the Welfare State
London Internship Seminar

Spring 2009:
Anu Needham, English
Steve Volk, History

Colonialism’s Impact on the Shaping of English National Identity
The Place of "Islam" in British Discourses of Multiculturalism and Immigrant Identity
Museums and the Shaping of Knowledge
A History of London
The London Stage

Fall 2008:
Stephen Crowley, Politics, with Grinnell College faculty

Globalization: The View from London
The UK and the EU
Introduction to Shakespeare
Principles of Ethno-National Conflicts & Their Management
British Theater in Performance
Modern Irish Literature in Place
A History of London
Urban Ethnographic Research
Museum in Contemporary Society
Semiotic City: Learning London

Spring 2008:
Steve Mayer, Psychology
David Orr, Environmental Studies

The Psychology of Environmental Sustainability and Collapse
Social Psychological Issues Raised in Theater and Art
Ecological Design
A History of London

Fall 2007:
Scott McMillin, English, with Grinnell College faculty

Organizing Nature in British Culture
Travel, Writing and English Traits
Poetry, Place, Ecocriticism
Introduction to Shakespeare
Principles of Ethno-National Conflicts & Their Management
British Theater in Performance
Modern Irish Literature in Place
A History of London
London Internship and Seminar
Physics in the Arts
Bridges, Towers and Skyscrapers
Doing Good: NGOs as Organizations, as Workplaces, and as Actors

Spring 2007:
Ana Cara, Spanish
Pat Mathews, Art History

Documenting Ethnic London (Cara)
Ethnic Arts and Artists in London (Cara and Mathews)
Trends in Postwar British Art (Mathews)
A History of London (Bowers-Isaacson)

Fall 2006:
John Olmsted, English, with Grinnell College faculty

Modernism and British Literature
Romantic London
Genetics, Society, and Ethics
Introduction to Shakespeare
Principles of Ethno-National Conflicts & Their Management
British Theater in Performance
Modern Irish Literature in Place
A History of London
London Internship Seminar
From Thatcher to Blair: Recent Economic Policy in Britain
London in the Global Economy
Romantic London
Modernism and British Literature 1914-1939

Spring 2005:
Chris Howell, Politics
Steven Wojtal, Geology

Producing Power: The Science and Politics of Energy Policy in Britain (Howell and Wojtal)
New Labour in Power (Howell)
Climate, Climate Change and the Impact of Climate Change on Great Britain (Wojtal)

Fall 2004:
Carol Lasser, History
Katherine Linehan, English

Emerging Feminisms in British Literature and History, 1790-1930 (Lasser and Linehan)
American Reformers in Britain: Race, Gender, Poverty and Sexuality (Lasser)
The London Stage (Linehan)

Spring 2004:
Richard Salter, Computer Science
Robin Treichel, Biology

The Language of Life: The Genetic Code (Salter and Treichel)
Breaking The Code: The Collision of Computing and Cryptology in Wartime Britain That Led To The Modern Digital Computer (Salter)
Mad Cows and Englishmen (Treichel)

Fall 2003:
Marc Blecher, Politics
David Walker, English

Class, Gender, Race and Politics in Britain and the U.S. (Blecher)
Research Workshop: Class and Politics in Britain (Blecher)
The London Stage (Walker)
Modernism in England (Walker)

Spring 2003:
Michael Henle, Mathematics
Andrew Shanken, Art

Art and Mathematics (Henle and Shanken)
British Architecture and Urbanism (Shanken)
From Logic to Persuasion to Propaganda (Henle)

Fall 2002:
Phyllis Gorfain, English
Bruce Richards, Physics

It's About Time: Time in Literature and Physics (Gorfain and Richards)
Acting Up: Theatre in London (Gorfain)
Making Waves: Light and Sound in Performance Spaces (Richards)

Spring 2002:
Stephan Mayer, Psychology
David Orr, Environmental Studies

Environmental Problems and Human Behavior (Orr and Mayer)
Social Psychological Issues Raised in Theater and Art (Mayer)
Land and Food: Sustainable Agriculture in Britain (Orr)

Fall 2001:
Sonia Kruks, Politics
Jeffrey Pence, English

Culture and Politics in Post-War Britain (Kruks and Pence)
Political Thought Since the English Civil War: From Absolutist Monarchy to the Welfare State (1600s-1945) (Kruks)
British Theater (Pence)

Spring 2001:
Ronald Kahn, Politics
David Miller, Biology

Environmental Movements in Great Britain (Kahn and Miller)
British Constitutional Law and Individual Rights (Kahn)
Gardens and Environments in Britain (Miller)

Fall 2000:
Robert Longsworth, English
Grover Zinn, Religion

Studies in Religion and Literature in English and Culture (Longsworth and Zinn)
London in Literature (Longsworth)
Sacred Places, Spaces, and Actions: Religious Life in London and Southern England From the Middle Ages to the Twentieth Century (Zinn)

Spring 2000:
Roger Copeland, Theater
Harlan Wilson, Politics

Theatre and Politics in Great Britain: 1956 to the Present (Copeland and Wilson)
British Political Thought (Wilson)
Theater Criticism: Theory and Practice (Copeland)

Fall 1999:
Anuradha Dingwaney Needham, English
Steven Volk, History

Making, Unmaking, and Remaking National Identity: Britain and its Colonial Peripheries (Needham and Volk)
(Re-) Mapping Englishness: Literatures by/on Migrants in the Imperial Metropole (Needham)
Museums and the Shaping of Knowledge (Volk)

Spring 1999:
Carol Lasser, History
James Millette, African American Studies

Constructs of Race in Britain and America, 1838-1914 (Lasser and Millette)
British Policy in the Caribbean, 1919-1945 (Millette)
American Reformers in Britain: Exile, Experience and Impact (Lasser)

Fall 1998:
Nicholas Jones, English
Randolph Coleman, Composition and Music Theory

Culture and Imperialism (Coleman and Jones)
British Theater (Jones)
Postmodernism: Issues and Practices (Coleman)

Spring 1998:
David Walker, English
Marc Blecher, Politics

Class, Gender, Race and Politics: The British and US Cases (Blecher)
Research Workshop: Politics and Society in Britain (Blecher)
The London Stage (Walker)
Modernism in England (Walker)

Fall 1997:
Scott McMillin, English
Robert Geitz, Computer Science

Orders of Nature in Britain (Geitz and McMillin)
Hypertext (Geitz)
London Theater (McMillin)

Spring 1997:
Chris Howell, Politics
Albert Matlin, Chemistry

Producing Power: The Science and Politics of Energy in Postwar Britain (Howell and Matlin)
From Alchemy to Chemistry: The Chemical Revolution in Britain (Matlin)
Responses to Decline: Contemporary British Politics (Howell)

Fall 1996:
Katherine Linehan, English
Thomas Linehan, English
Ronald Casson, Anthropology

Literary and Ethnographic Approaches to Contemporary London (Casson and Ms. Linehan)
The London Stage (Mr. Linehan)
Language in British Culture and Society (Casson)

Spring 1996:
Luis Fernandez, Economics
Karen Sutton, Psychology

The British National Health Care System (Fernandez and Sutton)
The Psychology of Women: A Post-Modern Perspective on Sex and Gender (Sutton)
International Financial Markets (Fernandez)

Fall 1995:
Dewey Ganzel, English
Michael Henle, Mathematics

The Two Cultures in Great Britain (Ganzel and Henle)
The London Theater (Ganzel)
The Mathematics of Design (Henle)

Spring 1995:
Jane Armitage, Theater
Richard Anderson, Singing

A Comparative Study of British and American Performance Techniques (Armitage & Anderson)
Interculturalism and British Theater, Opera, and Dance (Armitage & Anderson)

Fall 1994:
Anuradha Needham, English
Steven Volk, History

The British Impact on Nation and Colonialism: 19th and 20th Centuries (Needham & Volk)
Anti-Slavery in Britain and the End of the British Slave Trave (Volk)
Literature of/on Immigrants from the Caribbean and the Indian Subcontinent (Needham)

Spring 1994:
F. Stephan Mayer, Psychology
Clovis White, Sociology

Prejudice and Discrimination in Great Britain (Mayer & White)
Intelligence: Controversies and Issues (Mayer)
Britain's Black Community (White)

Fall 1993:
Ana Cara, Spanish
William Patrick Day, English

Tourism (Cara & Day)
London Theater (Day)
The Folklore of Ethnic Communities in London (Cara)

Spring 1993:
Marc Blecher, Politics
David Walker, English

Class and Politics (Blecher)
Politics and Society in Britain (Blecher)
The London Stage (Walker)
Modernism in England (Walker)

Fall 1992:
John Pearson, Studio Art
Robert Young, Mathematics

Mathematics and Aesthetics: A Dialogue between the Arts (Pearson & Young)
Drawing: The Nature of the Abstract (Pearson)
Selective History of Mathematics (Young)

Spring 1992:
Richard Spear, Art
David Young, English

Art and Literature in Seventeenth-Century England (Young & Spear)
Art Institutions in London (Spear)
The London Stage (Young)

Fall 1991:
Randolph Coleman, Composition and Music Theory
Nicholas Jones, English

Culture and Interpretation (Jones & Coleman)
Shakespeare in Contemporary Interpretation (Jones)
Aspects of Postmodernity (Coleman)

Spring 1991:
Roger Copeland, Theater
Phyllis Gorfain, English

Performance in Theory and Practice: The British Context (Copeland & Gorfain)
Shakespeare and Renaissance Literature (Gorfain)
History of the Modern British and European Theater (Copeland)

Fall 1990:
Patricia Mathews, Art History
Gary Nelson, Electronic and Computer Music

Contemporary Art and Music in Britain (Mathews & Nelson)
Contemporary Women Artists in Britain (Mathews)
Electroacoustic Music in Britain (Nelson)

Spring 1990:
Daniel Merrill, Philosophy
Thomas Sherman, Biology

Three Centuries of Science (Merrill & Sherman)
Environmental History of Britain (Sherman)
Recent British Philosophy (Merrill)

Fall 1989:
John Olmsted, English
Haskell Thomson, Organ

A Cultural History of London (Olmsted & Thomson)
The London Stage (Olmsted & Thomson)
The Cathedral Music Tradition in England: A Look Behind the Scenes (Thomson)
The English Cathedral (Olmsted & Thomson)

Spring 1989:
Susan Kane, Art History
Gloria White, Mathematics
L. Michael White, Religion

Britannia of the Caesars: Britain at the Edge of the Roman World (Kane & Mr. White)
Unlocking the Mysteries of Creation: Rationalism, Science, and Religion in British Tradition (White & White)
Taste and the Antique: The Lure of Classical Sculpture (Kane)
British Women of Mathematics and Science (Ms. White)

Fall 1988:

Ronald Casson, Anthropology
Katherine Linehan, English
Thomas Linehan, English

Literary and Ethnographic Approaches to Contemporary Immigrant Culture in London (Casson & Ms. Linehan)
The London Stage (Mr. Linehan)
Language in British Culture and Society (Casson)

Spring 1988:
Leonard Podis, English
Yakubu Saaka, Black Studies

The Legacy of Empire: The Changing Nature of the British Commonwealth (Saaka & Podis)
Modern Drama and the English Stage (Podis)
Local Government in London (Saaka)

Fall 1987:
David Walker, English
Richard Kapuscinski, Cello

The London Stage (Walker)
Modernism in England (Walker)
The String Quartet (Kapuscinski)
Private Study in String Instruments (Kapuscinski)

Spring 1987:
Joseph L. Snider, Physics
Bruce Pollack-Johnson, Mathematics

Newton and the Age of Reason (Pollack-Johnson & Snider)
Asking Questions of Nature (Snider)
Educational Philosophy and Practice in England and the United States (Pollack-Johnson)

Fall 1986:
Carl A. Peterson, English
Richard E. Spear, Art

Literature and the Visual Arts in England, 1600-1800 (Peterson & Spear)
Art in London (Spear)
The London Stage (Peterson)

Spring 1986:
Gordon E. Michalson, Religion
John Olmsted, English

The Victorian Religious Sensibility: Studies in Victorian Religion, Literature, Art, and Architecture (Michalson & Olmsted)
The London Stage (Olmsted)
Modern Religious Thought and the Tradition of British Empiricism (Michalson)

Fall 1985:
Dewey Ganzel, English
William Moffett, History and Director of Libraries
Steven Plank, Music History

Change and Continuity in Early Modern England (Plank, Moffett & Ganzel)
Drama and the London Stage (Ganzel)
A History of London (Moffett)
Studies in Baroque Opera (Plank)

Spring 1985:
David L. Anderson, Physics
Harlan Wilson, Politics
John Kane, Royal Shakespeare Company

The Scientific and Industrial Revolution in England, 1650-1910 (Anderson)
Ideology and Practice in 20th Century British Politics and British Political Thought (Wilson)
Dramatic Comedy: Text and Performance (Kane)

Fall 1984:
Roger Copeland, Theater
Phyllis Gorfain, English

Performance: Theory and Practice (Copeland & Gorfain)
Contemporary Theater in Britain and America (Copeland)
Shakespeare and Renaissance Literature (Gorfain)

Spring 1984:
Norman Care, Philosophy
Albert McQueen, Sociology-Anthropology

The Welfare State: Social, Political, and Philosophical Problems (Care & McQueen)
Philosophy of Art (Care)
Social Movements and Social Change (McQueen)

Fall 1983:
Thomas Sherman, Biology
David Young, English

Humanity and Nature in Britain (Sherman & Young)
Biogeography and Natural History of Britain (Sherman)
Shakespeare and the London Stage (Young)