Loading...

Course Description

Students coming to campus will be required to comply with Boston University’s vaccination guidelines.

Evergreen Seminars for Spring 2023

  • Register* for the seminar(s) you wish to attend. If you purchased a Passport during this academic year (starting in Fall 2022), select "I Have a Passport Already" at checkout.
  • If the seminar is offered via Zoom link will be active prior to the first day of the seminar to all enrolled students. More information is available here.
  • Log in to Evergreen/CPE student account. (We recommend you do this before the first class date.)
  • Access the Zoom link and recordings: Go to My Enrollment History -> Click on the Seminar -> Link will show below in "View Online Resources" to join the seminar for each session. On the last day of the session, you can find this under the Completed tab.

They are included in the price of an Evergreen Passport, but enrollment is required.

EVS101-040: BU Tours
We will meet at the site for each tour, please make a note of the address for each.

  • Wednesdays, February 8 - February 22, 2:00 p.m. - 3:30p.m. - In-person
  • Tour 1
    • Part 1: Engineering Product Innovation Center (EPIC), 750 Commonwealth Avenue. Meet in the EPIC entryway where there is room to assemble.
    • Part 2: Boston University Fraunhofer Alliance, 15 Saint Mary's Street. 
  • Tour 2: Center for Computing & Data Science (CCDS - the newest building on campus), 665 Commonwealth Avenue. Meet at the East entrance to the CCDS building.
  • Tour 3: Booth Theatre, 820 Commonwealth Avenue. Meet in Booth Theatre lobby.
  • $60

EVS101-041: Morality and War

  • Tuesdays, March 14 - April 4, 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. - In-person, College of General Studies, 871 Commonwealth Avenue, Room 123.
  • Presented by Michael Holm, Senior Lecturer, Social Sciences - College of General Studies and longtime contributor to the Evergreen Seminar Series.
  • $60

EVS101-042: Intercultural Communication

  • Thursdays, April 6 - 27, 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. - In-person: 1010 Commonwealth Avenue Room 420 (fourth floor).
  • Presented by Ambassador Vesko Garcevic, Professor of the Practice of International Relations, Pardee School of Global Studies. 
  • $60

EVS101-043: Best Short Stories

  • Wednesdays, April 5 – May 3, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Available on Zoom only.
  • Presented by Taline Voskeritchian, lecturer in BU’S College of Communication and longtime contributor to the Evergreen Seminar Series.
  • $60

Note – If you have participated in Evergreen since July 2019, you already have an account based on your email address as your username (which may be different from your BU account). Login at Evergreen/CPE as a Returning Student. Do not create a new account. If you need help, contact us.

Scroll down to see all seminars on the right.

Loading...
Enroll Now - Select a section to enroll in
Section Title
Evergreen Seminar: BU Tours
Type
Evergreen
Days
W
Time
2:00PM to 3:30PM
Dates
Feb 08, 2023 to Feb 22, 2023
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
4.5
Delivery Options
Evergreen  
Course Fee(s)
Section Notes

Join us as we explore 4 of Boston University's unique, innovative, and creative spaces. We will visit 2 innovation centers, the Booth Theatre, and BU's newest addition the Center for Computing & Data Science (CCDS).

Tour 1: Wednesday, February 8 - 2 locations: Engineering Product Innovation Center (EPIC) and the Boston University Fraunhofer Alliance. Tour will begin at EPIC.
Tour 2: Wednesday, February 15 - CCDS
Tour 3: Wednesday, February 22 - Booth Theatre

Section Title
Evergreen Seminar: Morality and War
Type
Evergreen
Days
T
Time
1:00PM to 2:30PM
Dates
Mar 14, 2023 to Apr 04, 2023
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
6.0
Delivery Options
Evergreen  
Course Fee(s)
Section Notes

Through the prism of modern international and civil conflicts, this four-part seminar series explores the idea of war and its complicated relationship to societal morality and law. These talks examine the origins and evolution of just war theory and emerging perspectives on war crimes, the rules of engagement, the treatment of prisoners and civilians, and the punishment of perpetrators. From the Great War to the War on Terrorism, a particular focus will be on how the meaning of civilized society increasingly came to be at odds with an ever-expanding capacity for mass destruction.

Presented by Michael Holm, a historian and senior lecturer in Boston University's College of General Studies.

Section Title
Evergreen Seminar: Best Short Stories
Type
Evergreen
Days
W
Time
2:00PM to 3:30PM
Dates
Apr 05, 2023 to May 03, 2023
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
7.5
Delivery Options
Evergreen  
Course Fee(s)
Already have Passport non-credit $0.00
Single Evergreen $60 non-credit $60.00
Section Notes

Taline Voskeritchian, lecturer in BU’S College of Communication and longtime contributor to the Evergreen Seminar Series, discusses work from The Best Short Stories 2022: The O. Henry Prize Winners, Valeria Luiselli ed. In preparation for the class students are asked to purchase their own copy of the collection and to read "The Wolves of Circassia" by Daniel Mason and "Seams" by Olga Tokarczuck.

The class will be held via Zoom. A link will be available prior to the class start.

Section Title
Evergreen Seminar: Intercultural Communication
Type
Evergreen
Days
Th
Time
3:00PM to 4:00PM
Dates
Apr 06, 2023 to Apr 27, 2023
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
4.0
Delivery Options
Evergreen  
Course Fee(s)
Section Notes

Presented by Ambassador Vesko Garcevic, Professor of the Practice of International Relations, Pardee School of Global Studies.

The seminar has the aim to broaden participants’ understanding of how deep culture affects them and the way they see the world and communicate with others. In the first half of the program, participants will explore different cultural traditions and describe how they are transformed into specific deep cultures that affect perception, values, thought patterns, and styles of expression of cultural groups (nations; peoples) as well as individuals. The seminar will particularly address cultural identities, language and how consensual prejudice and stereotypes are created.

At the end of the seminar, participants will examine the ways globalization changes (and to what extent) our cultural identities and feeling of belonging. The program will briefly address the issue of multiple cultural identities in the contemporary world.

The seminar is devised as a platform for discussion. Participants are expected to actively participate in each session.

Required fields are indicated by .