The History of Emotions

Lecture Series -- Eight Lectures at Via degli Scipione 30/A

Fridays, 10 AM, Starting October 13, 2000

History from the perspective of emotions rather than events -- how people experienced and expressed emotions in different epochs and societies, presented by Valerie Higgins, Ph.D., University of Sheffield, Great Britain, currently at Catholic University of America's Rome Program.

Slavery and Liberty

Power and Ambition

Individualism and Toleration


Passion and Love


Being Foreign

Being a Good Parent