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“Since college in the 80’s, I’ve kept studying at the same pace on this and that. For disciplines that weren’t my field of study (biology), it can be hard to know where to start. Even just following one module of a ‘DIY Syllabi’ piece gives you your bearings in a field of study. Amazing offering!”

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DIY SYLLABI: Computer Science

Computer programming is quickly becoming an essential career skill. Learning to code is a fantastic opportunity equalizer—if you’re good at […]

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DIY Syllabi: Fantasy Literature

We start with the Greeks, as usual. This may be quixotic: the Greeks certainly had no notion of “fantasy.” The […]

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DIY Syllabi: 20th and 21st Century Literature

“On or around December 1910, human character changed,” wrote Virginia Woolf. “I am not saying that one went out, as […]

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DIY Syllabi: Modern Political Thought

If we still acknowledge the old rule, there are only two topics that can’t be discussed at a dinner table: […]

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DIY Syllabi: Comparative Religion

When Nietzsche announced God’s death from the voice of a “madman” in 1882, he knew he wasn’t the first to […]

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DIY Syllabi: Principles of Economics

There’s an argument that goes something like, never before has it been more important to understand the fundamentals of economics, […]

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