NOTE TO STUDENTS: You don’t need to buy any of these books before arriving on campus. But whenever and wherever you get your books, you must use the editions listed here. For domestic students, if you have not already received Natasha Trethewey's Native Guard as part of the LUX virtual events in the spring, a copy will be waiting for you in your on-campus mailbox.

Fall Term

Berenice Abbott, Tri-Boro Barber School (photograph)
Plato. The Republic. Trans. Grube/Reeve.  Hackett.
ISBN 978-0872201361 (pbk)
Amy Stanley. Stranger in the Shogun's City. Scribner.
ISBN 978-1501188534 (pbk)
Natasha Trethewey. Native Guard. Mariner Books.
ISBN 978-0618872657 (pbk)
"Jaya Semara" Indonesian Gamelan (musical work)

Winter Term


Miles Davis. Kind of Blue. Columbia [Audio CD].
Matthew Desmond, Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City
ISBN: 978-553447453
Tony Kushner, Angels in America, Part 1: Millennium Approaches, included in Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes. Theater Communication Group.
ISBN 978-1559363846 (pbk)
Eric R. Scerri.  The Periodic Table:  A Very Short Introduction.  2nd edition. Oxford University Press.
ISBN 978-0198842323 (pbk)
Jeremy Waldron. The Harm in Hate Speech. Harvard University Press.
ISBN 9780674416864