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RACE WRIGHT, ESP Teacher




Major: Anthropology

College/Employer: University of Chicago

Year of Graduation: 2010

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Past Classes

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L164: Heroes-- warriors, party animals, (and not TV Stars) in Splash! Fall 2008 (Oct. 18, 2008)
With the election in November, much is being made and will be made of John McCain the war hero. But what does it mean to be a war hero? what does it mean to be a hero? who can be a hero? These sorts of questions will be discussed in the class, using examples from everyday life, from Ancient Greek sources, and from Viking sagas. No previous background is expected or required, but some background would be useful. The class will be very much discussion based-- so come prepared to discuss your ideas, as well as new ones.


H165: Intro to magic tricks (cards) in Splash! Fall 2008 (Oct. 18, 2008)
Want to impress your friends with cool sleight of hand tricks? Want to astound and mystify your family with seemingly impossible feats of magic? In this class we will learn some basic card tricks and learn some basic methods so that you can create your own tricks. This is an introduction course designed for people who don't have any experience doing card tricks, if you know a few tricks, you are welcome to the class, but probably won't learn much.