Calendar

The table below provides information about the course's lecture (L) and quiz (Q) sessions.


ses # TOPICS kEY dATES
L1 Introduction
L2 Some Preliminary Ideas
L3 Alcohol in the U.S.

Movie: Reefer Madness
L4 Alcohol Across Cultures

Guest Speaker: Alcoholics Anonymous
L5 "Primitive" Drugs

Documentary: The Peyote Road
L6 Drugs and American Counterculture

Movie: Timothy Leary is Dead
L7 Cocaine, Latin America and Globalization First paper due
L8 Cocaine Consumption
Q1 Quiz 1
L9 Crack Dealers

Guest Speakers
L10 The War on Drugs
L11 The War on Drugs (cont.)
L12 Modern Pharmaceuticals: Sex
Q2 Quiz 2
L13 Modern Pharmaceuticals: Prozac®

Documentary: Happy Valley
L14 Big Pharma Second paper due