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Featured Course: Ethical Theory

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  Ethical theories focus on identifying the best possible life for human beings to live. In this course we will explore answers to the questions “what is the good life?” and “what ought I to do?” offered by historical and contemporary sources. Some answers focus on character traits, others on desirable consequences of actions, some on obligations, and still others on […]

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Featured Course: Film and Society in China

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Everyone watches movies around the world, but sometimes we forget that the Marvel Cinematic Universe or the latest Nicholas Sparks novel-turned-romance-film aren’t the only options for movie-goers outside of the U.S. Each culture has its own famous, unique films that can teach viewers about different societies and cultures. MLL 220 – Film and Society in China takes students through the last 100 years of Chinese […]

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Featured Faculty: Bambi Chapin

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  “Exceptional” and “Excellent” are just two words that describe Dr. Bambi Chapin, an associate professor of Anthropology here at UMBC, says two of her former students, Daniel C. and Ruhma S. “I have been a student of Dr. Chapin since my first semester at UMBC, and after four years, the positive impact that this professor and mentor has had on my academic […]

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