Undergraduate seminars will enter a new era of public attendance this Spring--House seminars will be open to all University students, and a new Freshman seminar on Disarmament will feature monthly guest speakers whose lectures will be open to all students.
Next term Dunster House will offer a series of five seminars on India. The program will feature five speakers, all authors of books assigned in the course, they are: Asoka Mehta, national chairman of the Praja Socialist Party; Michael Brecher, professor of political science at McGill University; Edward Shils, professor of sociology at the University of Chicago; Albert Mayer, a development adviser in India; and Selig Harrison, associate editor of the New Republic.
The meetings will consider Indian politics, economic development, foreign policy, and the role of the intellectual in India.
The Freshman Disarmament course will be taught by Francis X. Barron, visiting lecturer on Clinical Psychology, and will meet once a week for two hours. According to Barron, it will be concerned primarily with psychological rather than technical problems.
A Quincy House seminar next term will study and compare the political ideas of underdeveloped nations.