The 1980s

 

 

Expo 86

Shoulder pads, Leg warmers. Rubiks cube, Personal computers. Halley’s Comet. IBM PC, 1981. Video rentals, Synthesizers, MIDI. Teased hair, Ripped Jeans, Neon clothing, Mullets. Pac-Man, Super Mario Bros, Donkey Kong. Cabbage Patch Dolls. Masters of the Universe. Teddy Ruxpin. Jem. Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, ET, Back To The Future, Fatal Attraction. Saved By The Bell. Seinfeld, The Simpsons. The Facts of Life. MTV. Hip Hop, New Wave, Techno, Grunge. The Beastie Boys, REM, Duran Duran, Michael Jackson, Madonna, Queen.

  • Aeschylus, The Oresteia
  • Aristotle, The Poetics
  • Austen, Pride and Prejudice
  • Axelrod, The Evolution of Cooperation
  • Barthes, Writing Degree Zereo
  • Beckett, Waiting for Godot
  • Black, Selected Poetry
  • Borges, Selected Stories
  • Bronte, Wuthering Heights
  • Buber, I and Thou
  • Burgess, A Clockwork Orange
  • Camus, The Plague
  • Cervantes, Don Quixote
  • Dante, Inferno
  • Dickens, Great Expectations
  • Dostoyevsky, The Brothers Karamazov
  • Euclid, Principles of Geometry
  • Flaubert, Madam Bovary
  • Forster, A Passage to India
  • Freud, Introductory Lectures
  • Gould, The Panda’s Thumb
  • Hobbes, Leviathan
  • The Book of Job
  • Joyce, Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
  • Jung, Modern Man in Search of a Soul
  • Kierkegaard, Fear and Trembling
  • Machiavelli, The Prince
  • Marx, Communist Manifeso
  • Mill, On Liberty
  • Milton, Paradise Lost
  • Molière, The Misanthrope
  • Montaigne, Essays
  • Nietzsche, Beyond Good and Evil
  • Orwell, Burmese Days
  • Plato, Republic
  • Rousseau, The Social Contract
  • Shakespeare, Antony and Cleopatra
  • Shaw, Major Barbara
  • Sophocles, The Theban Plays
  • Thoreau, Walden
  • Thucydides, Evolution of the Peloponnesian War
  • Voltaire, Candide
  • Whitman, Leaves of Grass

If you were a student or professor in Arts One at the time, please keep in touch. We’d love to hear from you!

Themes: 

  • Varieties of Creative Process (1980/81)
  • The Quest for Certainty (1980/81; 1981/82)
  • The Making of the Self (1981/82; 1982/83)
  • The Search for Significance (1982/83; 1983/84)
  • Systems 1984 (1983/84)
  • Structure of Human Experience (1984/85)
  • The Individual and Society (1984/85; 1985/86; 1986/87; 1987/88; 1988/89; 1989/90)
  • The Search for Coherence (1985/86)
  • Doubt and Certainty: What Can You Count On? (1986/87)
  • Force and Freedom (1987/88; 1988/89)
  • Nature and Culture (1989/90)

Brochures: 

1980/81                                                   1981/82

1980                             1981

 

1982/83                                                 1983/84

1982                            1983

 

1984/85                                               1985/86

1984                        1985

 

1986/87                                             1987/88

1986                      1987

 

1988/89                                           1989/90

1988                    1989