Suggested Reading List

The Arts

Getting to the Pointe
Instructor: Shawn Stevens

“George Balanchine” New York City Ballet official website

Exploring Brahms’s Human Requiem Through Analysis, Listening, and Some Singing
Instructor: Jan Harrington

Brahms’s Ein deutsches Requiem sheet music

English singing translation sheet music

Additional sheet music

How Do You Build a Beautiful Campus?
Instructor: Brian Keith

Indiana University Bloomington: America’s Legacy Campus
By: J. Terry Clapacs

Leonard Bernstein and the FBI
Instructor: Constance Cook Glen

Famous Father Girl: A Memoir of Growing Up Bernstein
By: Jamie Anne Maria Bernstein

The Leonard Bernstein Letters
By: Leonard Bernstein

Leonard Bernstein: The Political Life of an American Musician
By: Barry Seldes

Business and Technology

Improving Shoppability in an Omnichannel World
Instructor: Raymond Burke

Why We Buy: The Science of Shopping
By: Paco Underhill

Inside the Mind of the Shopper: The Science of Retailing
By: Herb Sorensen

Do Fear Tactics Alone Mobilize an Electorate? Latinos Rising to the Challenge in Response to Threat and Opportunity Messages
Instructor: Vanessa Cruz Nichols

Social Forces
Vol. 81, Issue 3 (2003)
“The Mobilizers Dilemma: Crisis, Empowerment, and Collective Action”
By: Ion Bogdan Vasi and Michael Macy
Pages: 979–998

Health Communication
Vol. 34, Issue 4
“Uplifting Fear Appeals: Considering the Role of Hope in Fear-Based Persuasive Messages”
By: Robin L. Nabi and Jessica Gall Myrick
Pages: 463–474

The U.S. Economic Outlook: How and When Will the Expansion End?
Instructor: Bill Witte

Celebrating Grand Canyon National Park: 100 Years
Instructor: Stephen Wolter

How the Canyon Became Grand: A Short History
By: Stephen J. Pyne

The Wilderness Warrior: Theodore Roosevelt and the Crusade for America
By: Douglas Brinkley

Education, Health, and Human Development

Neighborhood Lead Exposure, Poverty, and Crime
Instructor: Erik Nelson

Environmental Research
“The Intersection of Aggregate-Level Lead Exposure and Crime” (Select “full-text article” on the right side of the page)

The Science of the Total Environment
“Explaining Variation in Elevated Blood Lead Levels Among Children in Minnesota Using Neighborhood Socioeconomic Variables” (Select “full-text article” on the right side of the page)

Applied Research and Industry Sector Gap-Analysis to Prepare for Highly Infectious Diseases
Instructor: Shawn Gibbs

Journal of Occupational and Environment Hygiene
“A Gap Analysis of the United States Death Care Sector to Determine Training and Education Needs Pertaining to Highly Infectious Disease Mitigation and Management”

American Journal of Infection Control
“Determining Training and Education Needs Pertaining to Highly Infectious Disease Preparedness and Response: A Gap Analysis Survey of U.S. Emergency Medical Services Practitioners” (Select “full-text article” on the right side of the page)

Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness
“A Gap Analysis Survey of US Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) Members to Determine Highly Infectious Disease Training and Education Need”

Indiana University Bloomington: America’s Legacy Campus
Instructor: J. Terry Clapacs

Indiana University Bloomington: America’s Legacy Campus
By: J. Terry Clapacs

The Campus as a Work of Art
By: Thomas A. Gaines

Breast Cancer Survivorship: Rethinking the Exercise Paradigm
Instructor: Stephen J. Carter

Supportive Care in Cancer
“Ease of Walking Associates with Greater Free-Living Physical Activity and Reduced Depressive Symptomology in Breast Cancer Survivors: Pilot Randomized Trial”
By: Stephen J. Carter (Select “full-text article” on the right side of the page)

Is "High-intensity" a Bad Word?
By: Stephen J. Carter (Select "full-text article" on the right side of the page)

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and Its Medication Treatment
Instructor: Patrick Quinn

JAMA Psychiatry
“Stimulant Medication Use in Commercially Insured Youth and Adults”

JAMA Network Open
“Twenty-Year Trends in Diagnosed ADHD Among U.S. Children and Adolescents, 1997–2016”

The Lancet
“Comparative Efficacy and Tolerability of Medications for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Children, Adolescents, and Adults: A Systematic Review and Network Meta-Analysis” (Select “full-text” on the right side of the page)

The New England Journal of Medicine
“Medication for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Criminality” (Select “full-text” on the right side of the page)

The Lancet
“Mortality in Children, Adolescents, and Adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: A Nationwide Cohort Study”

CNS Drugs
“Effectiveness of Pharmacological Treatment for Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder on Physical Injuries: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Observational Studies” (Select “full-text” on the right side of the page)

The Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry
“Young Adult Outcomes in the Follow‐up of the Multimodal Treatment Study of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Symptom Persistence, Source Discrepancy, and Height Suppression”

The American Journal of Psychiatry
“Prevalence and Correlates of Prescription Stimulant Use, Misuse, Use Disorders, and Motivations for Misuse Among Adults in the United States”

Voices Along the Way: Making History at Indiana University
Instructor: James Capshew

Herman B Wells: The Promise of the American University
By: James H. Capshew


When a Monkey Takes a Selfie: Pictures That Make Us Think About Thinking
Instructor: John Schilb

About Looking
By: John Berger

The Ten “Best” Documents of World War II
Instructor: Jim Madison

The American Historical Review“Choices Under Fire: Moral Dimensions of World War II”
Vol. 113, Issue 1, Pages 150–151

Foreign Affairs
“Why the Allies Won”
Vol. 75, Issue 3, Page 139

The Bell Witch of Adams, Tennessee
Instructor: Brandon Barker

Bell Witch of Tennessee

Thinking Like a Scientist-Thinking Like a Humanist
Instructors: Christoph Irmscher and Anne Pyburn

New York Times
“Will the Humanities Save Us?”
By: Stanley Fish

Science and Education
“Explicitly Teaching Critical Thinking Skills in a History Course”
Vol. 26, Pages: 93–105

Five MORE Things Everyone Should Know About Chinese Religions
Instructor: Michael Ing

Chinese Religious Traditions
By: Joseph A Adler

Witchcraft and Christianity: How the 16th Century Witchcraft Craze Developed, and What It Means for Us Today
Instructor: Andrew Koke

Devil in the Shape of a Woman: Witchcraft in Colonial New England
By: Carol F. Karlsen

The Roman Empire: Decline and Fall? Or Fall and Decline?
Instructor: Deborah Deliyannis

The Medieval Review
“Rome’s Fall and Europe’s Rise”

“The Decline and Fall Industry”

Between Pleasure and Panic: Examining the Past and Present of a Push-Button Society
Instructor: Rachel Plotnick

Power Button: A History of Pleasure, Panic, and the Politics of Pushing
By: Rachel Plotnick

Triumph or Tragedy? Gorbachev and the Collapse of the Soviet Union (1985–1991)
Instructor: Ben Eklof

Gorbachev: His Life and Times
By: William Taubman

Armageddon Averted: The Soviet Collapse
By: Stephen Kotkin

Enjoying the Poetry of James Whitcomb Riley
Instructor: Kim Manlove

The Best of James Whitcomb Riley
By: James Whitcomb Riley

The Complete Poetical Works of James Whitcomb Riley
By: James Whitcomb Riley

James Whitcomb Riley’s Complete Works, Including Poems and Prose Sketches, Many of Which Have Not Heretofore Been Published
Volume 9
By: James Whitcomb Riley
Poetry Foundation

Recordings of James Whitcomb Riley

James Whitcomb Riley: A Life
By: Elizabeth J. Van Allen


Spinning Legend into History: Livy and the Early History of Rome
Instructor: Timothy Long

The Early History of Rome
Books I-V
By: Titus Livy

International Affairs

Clerical Sex Abuse in the Catholic Church
Instructor: Constance Furey

Commonweal Magazine
“The PA Grand-Jury Report: Not What It Seems”
By: Peter Steinfels

Jihad: What Does It Really Mean?
Instructor: Asma Afsaruddin

Striving in the Path of God
By: Asma Afsaruddin

Making the Documentary "Cuba: The Forgotten Revolution"
Instructor: Steve Krahnke and Susanne Schwibs

Cuba: The Forgotten Revolution (film)
Director: Glenn Gebhard

The Russian-American Espionage Game
Instructor: Gene Coyle

Everybody Lies in Wartime: A Tale of WWII Espionage in Moscow
By: Gene Coyle

Perfect Weapon: War, Sabotage, and Fear in the Cyber Age
By: David Sanger

Somewhere West of Lonely: My Life in Pictures
Instructor: Steve Raymer

Somewhere West of Lonely: My Life in Pictures
By: Steve Raymer

What Happened to Brexit?
Instructor: John McCormick

BBC News
“Brexit: Your Simple Guide to the UK Leaving the EU”


Scientific ‘Tipping Points’: Scientific Facts Vie for Public Opinion
Instructor: Tim Londergan and Steven Vigdor

Merchants of Doubt: How a Handful of Scientists Obscured the Truth on Issues from Tobacco Smoke to Global Warming
By: Erik M. Conway and Naomi Oreskes

Earth’s Changing Climate: An Update for 2019
Instructor: Cody Kirkpatrick

The Thinking Person's Guide to Climate Change
By: Robert Henson

Medicalizing the Human Condition: The DSM, Big Pharma, and the Social Construction of Mental Illness
Instructor: Brea Perry

The New York Times Magazine
“Did Antidepressants Depress Japan?”
By: Kathryn Schulz

“Selling Sickness: The Pharmaceutical Industry and Disease Mongering”

Searching for Life on Other Worlds
Instructor: Caty Pilachowski

Exoplanets: Diamond Worlds, Super Earths, Pulsar Planets, and the New Search for Life Beyond Our Solar System
By: James Trefil and Michael Summers

Exoplanets: Hidden Worlds and the Quest for Extraterrestrial Life
By: Donald Goldsmith

Influenza: How the Virus and the Vaccine Determine the Severity of the Flu Season
Instructor: Patricia Foster

The Conversation
“Why Did the Flu Kill 80,000 Americans Last Year?”
By: Patricia Foster

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
“About the Flu”

Science Magazine
“Universal Flu Vaccine Remains 'an Alchemist's Dream'”
By: Jon Cohen