New Open Yale Courses

Yay! Yale just rolled out ten new, free, online courses. I’ve “taken” many classes from Yale this way and reviewed each one on this blog. I’m a big fan of Open Yale Courses (OYC)!

The email from OYC reads,

Dear Friends of Open Yale Courses,

We are pleased to announce the release of ten new offerings on Open Yale Courses. 

New to the Open Yale Courses curriculum:

Economics 251: Financial Theory (John Geanakoplos, James Tobin Professor of Economics),

Environmental Studies 255: Environmental Politics and Law (John Wargo, Professor of Risk Analysis and Political Science),

History 116: American Revolution (Joanne Freeman, Professor of History),

History 234: Epidemics and Society in the West Since 1600 (Frank Snowden, Andrew Downey Orrick Professor of History),

History 251: Early Modern England: Politics, Religion, and Society under the Tudors and Stuarts (Keith Wrightson, Randolph W. Townsend Jr. Professor of History),

Physics 201: Fundamentals of Physics (Ramamurti Shankar, John Randolph Huffman Professor of Physics),

Political Science 118: The Moral Foundations of Politics (Ian Shapiro, Sterling Professor of Political Science),

Political Science 270: Capitalism: Success, Crisis, and Reform (Douglas Rae, Richard S. Ely Professor of Management, Sociology, and Political Science),

Sociology 151: Foundations of Modern Social Theory (Iván Szelényi, William Graham Sumner Professor Emeritus of Sociology),

Spanish 300: Cervantes’ Don Quixote (Roberto Gonzalez Echevarria, Sterling Professor of Hispanic and Comparative Literature),


The full set of courses is available at

I will be listening to at least a few of these.

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