IntroSems By Department


Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies


Aeronautics & Astronautics

Aerodynamics of Race Cars , Charbel Farhat


African and African-American Studies


American Studies

Comparative Fictions of Ethnicity , David Palumbo-Liu


Anesthesia

The Art of Medical Diagnosis , Thomas Caruso, Samuel Rodriguez, MD, Lauren Toomer
Mending a Broken Heart: The Anatomy, Physiology, and Psychology of Congenital Heart Disease , Manchula Navaratnam, M. Gail Boltz, Samuel Rodriguez, MD


Anthropology

The Big Shift , Michael Wilcox


Applied Physics


Archaeology

Archaeology in the Digital Age , Justin Leidwanger


Art & Art History

Queer Sculpture , Terry Berlier


Asian American Studies

Behind the Big Drums: Exploring Taiko , Stephen Sano, Linda Uyechi


Bioengineering

Medical Device Innovation , Joseph Mandato, Mr Ryan K Pierce
Pathophysiology and Design for Cardiovascular Disease , Paul J. Wang, MD, Ross Daniel Venook


Biology

Human Origins , Richard Klein


Chemical Engineering


Chemistry

Science in the News , Hans Andersen
Chemistry in the Kitchen , Richard Zare


Civil & Environmental Engineering

Place: Making Space Now , Thomas Beischer


Classics

Sappho: Erotic Poetess of Lesbos , Anastasia-Erasmia Peponi


Comparative Literature

Comparative Fictions of Ethnicity , David Palumbo-Liu
Shakespeare, Playing, Gender , Patricia Parker


Comparative Medicine

Globally Emerging Zoonotic Diseases , Stephen Felt, DVM, MPH
Ouch it Hurts! The Comparative Neurobiology of Pain , Cholawat Pacharinsak, DVM, PhD


Comparative Studies in Race & Ethnicity

The Big Shift , Michael Wilcox
Comparative Fictions of Ethnicity , David Palumbo-Liu


Computer Science

Using Bits to Control Atoms , Dawson Engler


Creative Writing

Sports Writing , John Evans
The American Road Trip , Kai Carlson-Wee
The Future Is Feminine , Shannon Pufahl
Family Stories , Brittany Perham


Division of Literatures, Cultures, and Languages


Earth System Science


Earth Systems Program

The Global Warming Paradox , Noah Diffenbaugh


East Asian Languages and Cultures


Economics


Electrical Engineering

What Is Nanotechnology? , H.-S. Philip Wong
Science of Information , Tsachy Weissman, Ayfer Ozgur


Emergency Medicine


Energy Resources Engineering

Technology in the Greenhouse , Franklin M. ("Lynn") Orr, Jr.


Engineering


English

Sports Writing , John Evans
Art in the Metropolis , Charles Kronengold
The American Road Trip , Kai Carlson-Wee
The Future Is Feminine , Shannon Pufahl
Family Stories , Brittany Perham
Writers' Salon , Keith Ekiss
The Conscience , Esther Yu
City, Space, Literature , Ato Quayson


Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Gay Autobiography , Paul Robinson
Women Making Music , Heather Hadlock
Sappho: Erotic Poetess of Lesbos , Anastasia-Erasmia Peponi
Gender and Media , Patti Hanlon-Baker
The Future Is Feminine , Shannon Pufahl


Film Studies


French and Italian


Genetics

Law and the Biosciences , Henry T. (Hank) Greely


Geological Sciences

Diamonds , Wendy Mao


Geophysics


German Studies


Graduate School of Business

Making Sense of Strategy , David Demarest


Health Research & Policy


History

Maps in the Modern World , Kären Wigen
Thinking About War , Mark Lewis
Gay Autobiography , Paul Robinson
The Missing Link , Jessica Riskin
Terrorism , Robert Crews


Human Biology

Sexuality and Society , Lisa Medoff


Iberian & Latin American Cultures


International Relations

Mass Atrocities and Reconciliation , Pawel Robert Lutomski
United Nations Peacekeeping , Bertrand Patenaude


Korean


Law School

Law and Inequality , Richard Ford


Linguistics

Linguistic Meaning and the Law , Cleo Condoravdi


Management Science & Engineering


Materials Science & Engineering


Mathematics


Mechanical Engineering

Soft Robots for Humanity , Allison Okamura


Medicine

Hormones in a Performance-Enhanced Society , Andrew R. Hoffman, M.D.
Scientific Method and Bias , John P.A. Ioannidis
Cultivate a Compassionate Presence at the Bedside: An Aging and End-of-Life Care Practicum , VJ Periyakoil, Geriatrics, Hospice & Palliative Medicine


Microbiology & Immunology

Photographing Nature , Robert Siegel


Music

Behind the Big Drums: Exploring Taiko , Stephen Sano, Linda Uyechi
Women Making Music , Heather Hadlock


Neurology & Neurological Sciences


Neurosurgery

Experimental Stroke , Heng Zhao


Obstetrics and Gynecology


Orthopaedic Surgery


Pathology

Lymphocyte Migration , Sara Michie


Philosophy

Knowing Nothing , Ray Briggs
Ethics of Sports , Juliana Bidadanure


Physics

Harmony and the Universe , Hirohisa A. Tanaka


Political Science


Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Genes, Memes, and Behavior , Scott S. Hall, Ph.D
Psychology of Xenophobia , Rania Awaad
Secrecy , James Jacobs


Psychology

Self Theories , Carol Dweck
Neuroforecasting , Brian Knutson
How to Make a Racist , Steven O. Roberts
Becoming Kinder , Jamil Zaki


Public Policy Program


Religious Studies


School of Education


Slavic Languages and Literature


Sociology

Social Networks , Mark Granovetter


Stanford Arts Institute

Art in the Metropolis , Charles Kronengold


Statistics

Riding the Data Wave , Chiara Sabatti


Surgery

Current Concepts in Transplantation , Olivia Martinez, Sheri Krams
Anatomy in Society , Sakti Srivastava, Bruce Fogel


Theater and Performance Studies

Art in the Metropolis , Charles Kronengold
Prisons and Performance , Janice Ross


Urban Studies Program

The Detective and the City , Frederic Stout
City, Space, Literature , Ato Quayson