Browse selections for this year's First-Year Studies! 

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

To First-Year Students

Whenever and wherever you get your books, you must use the editions here. You will need Natasha Tretheway’s Native Guard for your first class meeting of First-Year Studies.