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LIFE 101: Tools for a Meaningful Life

Explores the foundational skills for a meaningful life. Features lectures and experiential practice workshops from instructors within and beyond the university. Draws on research and practices from fields related to psychology, literature, critical studies in race, gender, and sexuality, the visual and performing arts, as well as wisdom traditions from around the world. Focuses on developing human capacities necessary for a meaningful life, including presence, courage, compassion, resilience, imagination, and gratitude. Examples of workshops and in-class activities include theater improv, movement, laughter yoga, meditation, and qigong.
Terms: Aut, Sum | Units: 3 | UG Reqs: WAY-CE, WAY-EDP

LIFE 142: Megacities (ANTHRO 42, ARTHIST 242B, URBANST 142)

This class will examine a variety of ways that the city has been represented and understood in anthropology, architecture, literature, film, and journalism in order to better understand how everyday life and experience has been read in conjunction with urban forms. Issues covered will include the co-constitution of space and identities; consumption, spectacle, and economic disparity; transportation and health; colonialism and post-colonialism. Assignments will include writing and drawing projects based on close observation and reading.
Terms: Win, Sum | Units: 5 | UG Reqs: WAY-A-II
Instructors: Jain, S. (PI)

LIFE 198: Directed Reading and Individual Studies - LifeWorks

Translate theoretical knowledge and acquired skills into actionable projects or initiatives that make positive impact within and/or beyond the Stanford community. Students work in collaborative groups or individually under the mentorship of the course instructor(s) to design, deliver, and evaluate an initiative or project.
Terms: Sum | Units: 1-2 | Repeatable 3 times (up to 6 units total)

LIFE 199: Selected Topics: LifeWorks

Exploration of a topic (to be determined) not covered by the standard curriculum but of interest to faculty/instructor(s) and students in a particular quarter. May be repeated with change of content. For more information regarding specific course titles and topics, please refer to the notes of each course section.
Terms: Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 1-2 | Repeatable 3 times (up to 6 units total)
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