HONR TEXTBOOK LIST

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HONR Textbooks, Fall 2013

 

HONR 19901, Section 01H, CRN 65248

“First Year Honors”

Instructor: Professor Emily Allen                                   

Enrollment:  600

  • Edwards, Andres.  Thriving Beyond Sustainability:  Pathways to a Resilient Society.  New Society Publishers, 2010.  ISBN 978-0-86571-641-4.
  • Assadourian, Erik,  et al. Is Sustainability Still Possible?  Island Press, 2012. ISBN 978-1-61091-449-9.

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HONR 19903, Section 002, CRN 65213

“Interdisciplinary Approaches to Writing”

Instructor: Dr. Kristina Bross

Enrollment:  20

  • To Be Determined

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HONR 19900, Section 004, CRN 21674

“Human Genetics:  New Hopes & Dilemmas”

Instructor: Professor Anna Berkovitz                                                       

Enrollment:  20

  • Lewis, Ricki.  Human Genetics:  Concepts and Applications. 10th Edition. McGraw Hill, 2011. ISBN 978-0073525303.

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HONR 19900, Section 007, CRN 43522

“AIDS:  Biomedical, Social, and Ethical Issues”

Instructor:  Dr. Ralph Meyer

Enrollment:  24

  • Shilts, Randy. And the Band Played On. New York:  Penguin, 1987. ISBN 0-312-24135-6.
  • A course packet will also be required and will be available only at University Bookstore.

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HONR 19900, Section 010, CRN 63066

“The Evolution of the Bible and its Revolutionary Effects”

Instructor: Dr. Stuart Robertson

Enrollment:  20

  • McDonald, Lee Martin, The Biblical Canon; its Origin, Transmission, and Authority (Peabody, MA: Hendrickson Publishers, 2007). ISBN-13: 978-1-56563-925-6 (paperback).
  • Maier, Paul, editor, The New Complete Works of Josephus, translated by William Whiston (Grand Rapids, MI: Kregel Publications, 1999). ISBN-978-0-8254-2948-4 (paperback).
  • de Hamel, Christopher,  The Book: A History of the Bible (London: Phaidon Press Limited, 2001). ISBN-0 7148 4774 1 (paperback).
  • Campbell, Gordon, Bible; the Story of the King James Version 1611-2011 (New York: Oxford University Press, 2010). ISBN-978-0-19-955759-2.

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 HONR 19900, Section 005, CRN 21675

“The McDonaldization of Society”

Instructor: Dr. Mick La Lopa

Enrollment:  20

*Text only available through Von’s Bookstore* CALL UHP OFFICE FOR INFORMATION     

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HONR 19900, Section 012, CRN 63368

“Reading and Seeing the Middle Ages”

Instructor: Dr. John Contreni

Enrollment:  20           

  • Rosenwein, Barbara H., A Short History of the Middle Ages. 3rd edition. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2009. ISBN: 9781442601239.
  • Andrea, Alfred J., The Medieval Record:  Sources of Medieval History. Boston:  Houghton Mifflin Co, 1997. (also Wadsworth Publishing). ISBN: 978-0395718629.

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HONR 19900, Section 013, CRN 63482

“Lincoln and the Civil War Era”

Instructor: Dr. Robert May

Enrollment:  20

  • Foner, Eric, The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery.   W. W. Norton, Paperback. ISBN: 978-0-393-34066-2.
  • Michael Lind, What Lincoln Believed: The Values and Convictions of America's Greatest PresidentAnchor Books, Paperback.  ISBN: 1-4000-3073-0.
  • Davis, William C., Lincoln's Men: How President Lincoln Became Father to an Army and a Nation, Touchstone Books, Paperback.  ISBN: 0-684-86294-8.
  • Holzer, Harold, Lincoln at Cooper Union: The Speech that Made Abraham Lincoln President,  Simon & Schuster, Paperback.  ISBN: 0-7432-2467-1.
  • White, Jonathan W., Abraham Lincoln and Treason in the Civil War: The Trial of John Merryman, Louisiana State University Press, Paperback.  ISBN: 978-0807143469

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HONR 19900, Section 014, CRN 64863

“History of Great Ideas”

Instructor: Dr. Eric Nauman

Enrollment: 20

  • Darwin, C., On the Origin of Species:  The Illustrated Edition.  Sterling Signature Publishing, 2011.  ISBN:  9781402789595
  • Gonick, L., The Cartoon Guide to Genetics.  Harper Collins Publisher, 1991.  ISBN:  9780062730992.

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HONR 19900, Section 15, CRN 65289

"Race in America"

Instructor:  Dr. Nadia Brown

Enrollment:  20

Required Text

  • Diversity and Society: Race, Ethnicity and Gender, Fourth Edition by Joseph F. Healey, ISBN-13:  978-1-4129-9245-9  

Optional Texts

  • Race, Gender, Sexuality & Social Class: Dimensions of Inequality by Susan Ferguson (editor), ISBN-10: 1412991943
  • Race, Class, & Gender: An Anthology, Seventh Edition by Margaret Anderson and Patricia Hill Collins, ISBN-10: 0495006890

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HONR 29900, Section 14H & H03, CRN 60077 & 64858

“Honors Mentors”

Instructor: Professor Emily Allen                                   

Enrollment:  36

  • Edwards, Andres.  Thriving Beyond Sustainability:  Pathways to a Resilient Society.  New Society Publishers, 2010.  ISBN 978-0-86571-641-4.
  • Assadourian, Erik,  et al. Is Sustainability Still Possible?  Island Press, 2012. ISBN 978-1-61091-449-9.
  • Beavan, Colin.  No Impact Man. Picador USA Publishing, 2009.  ISBN 978-0-374-22288-8.

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HONR 29900, Section 010, CRN 51860

“Paradigm Shifts in Biology and Medicine”

Instructor: Dr. Joseph Vanable

Enrollment: 20                                                                    

  • Harman, O., Rebels, Mavericks, and Heretics in Biology. Yale University Press, 2009.  ISBN: 9780300158458.  (this text is suggested rather than required)

                                                                                                                                                      

HONR 29900, Section 011, CRN 63081

“How’d They Do That?  A Look at Computer Graphics and Special Effects in the Movies

 Instructor: Dr. James Mohler

Enrollment: 20

  • No Textbooks required

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HONR 39900, Section 001, CRN 63084

“Terrorism & Media”

Instructor: Dr. Aaron Hoffman

Enrollment: 20

  • Townsend, Charles, Terrorism:  A Very Short Introduction. Oxford University Press (2nd Edition), 2011.  ISBN:  0199603944.