What happens when you bring together two (or more!) outstanding professors, from completely different disciplines, and one BIG IDEA? Add a room full of bright Berkeley undergraduates and let the spirited discussions begin! See for yourself in this video.

Fall 2019 Big Ideas Courses

Conversion and Negotiation
Todd P. Olson (History of Art) Ivonne del Valle (Spanish and Portuguese)

Energy and Civilization
Christine Rosen (Haas School of Business) Jamie Rector (Civil and Environmental Engineering) Ahmed Badruzzaman (Letters and Science)

Fire: Past, Present and Future Interactions with the People and Ecosystems of California
Kent Lightfoot (Anthropology) Scott Stephens (Environmental Science, Policy, and Management)

Migration in the Contemporary World: California and Beyond
Catherine Ceniza Choy (Ethnic Studies) Seth Holmes (Environmental Science, Policy, and Management)

Thinking Through Art and Design@Berkeley: Responsible Design from Bits to Buildings
Bjorn Hartmann (Electrical Engineering and Computer Science) Robert Kett (Jacobs Design Institute) Kyle Steinfeld (Architecture)

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