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SINY 56: Business Innovation & Technology for Social Change

This course will explore how new types of business models and technologies can be used to address big global problems like poverty, inequality, and climate change. The COVID-19 pandemic underscored the vast disparities that exist in the United States including access to healthcare, education, technology, jobs and even food security, to name a few. Using NYC as our living laboratory, we will explore our communities that were most affected by the pandemic, question why, and explore sustainable solutions to the underlying causes.
Terms: Spr | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: WAY-SI

SINY 101: The New York City Seminar

This seminar includes all program participants and investigates how New York, as a complex, dynamic city, shapes and is shaped by issues relevant to each quarter's thematic lens. Employing theories of place, concepts of cities and change, and a structured experiential education process, the course integrates the learning from all elements of the program and attends to each student's personal, professional, and intellectual development.May be repeat for credit
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 4-5 | Repeatable 2 times (up to 10 units total)
Instructors: Miller, R. (PI)

SINY 109: Walking and Writing New York City

Navigating the streets and sidewalks of New York City is both an intensely personal and a complex collective experience. During your time in New York, you will do it nearly every day, and you will almost certainly find yourself describing it to others. This course will give you concepts to understand this activity in a broader context, and skills to undertake it more intentionally and effectively. How do people - sociologists, photographers, poets, urban planners, and ordinary New Yorkers - observe the streets, and how do they depict that experience? What do these observations tell us about ourselves, and about the possibilities and inequities of urban life? We will attempt to answer these questions through reading, watching, and listening to the works of New York walkers past and present, and through a close analysis of our own experiences of moving through the city.
Terms: Spr | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: WAY-SI, WAY-A-II

SINY 144: The UN in Action

This course will offer an opportunity to learn how multilateral diplomacy works in practice, taking advantage of the enormous variety of UN offices, agencies, and related policy institutes based in New York to provide an overview of the different dimensions of the UN's work on security, development, human rights, and other multilateral issues.
Terms: Spr | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: WAY-SI
Instructors: Gowan, R. (PI)

SINY 146: Imaging Change: Art & Politics

This course will examine some of the people, collectives, and organizations working globally that use the realm of the visual to address and advocate for human rights and social justice. Students will learn about practitioners in socially engaged art, concerned photography, cultural organizing, public art, interactive film, and more. The class will include regular visits to (or guests from) artists¿ and photographers¿ studios, and the esteemed foundations and organizations supporting this work. A final paper will be required.
Terms: Aut, Spr | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: WAY-A-II, WAY-EDP
Instructors: Jackson, D. (PI)

SINY 199: Directed Reading

Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 1-3
Instructors: Miller, R. (PI)
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