Relationships and uses of oral discourse, art, and iconography in politics in different countries through history.
Theory and history of mass spectator sports and their role in modern societies. Comparisons with U.S., Britain, and France; the peculiarities of sports in German culture.
Discussions based on short stories, essays and newspaper articles, and academic journal articles. Emphasis on social and cultural issues in contemporary China.
A jump start to the German language, enabling students with no prior German to study at the Berlin Center. Covers GERLANG 1 and 2 in one quarter.
For students intending to engage in community-based research in South Africa in the summer following spring study quarter in Cape Town.
Qualifies students for participation in an internship following the study quarter.
Two-quarter sequence for students engaging in Cape Town-sponsored community based research.
20th-century German culture through film. The silent era, Weimar, and the instrumentalization of film in the Third Reich.
Two-quarter sequence for students engaging in Cape Town-sponsored community-based research.
Grammar review, vocabulary building, writing, and discussion of German culture, literature, and film. Corequisite: OSPBER 100B.
Adult learning and its role in community social action; development; service learning.
The cultures of Berlin as preserved in museums, monuments, and architecture. Berlin's cityscape as a narrative of its history from baroque palaces to vestiges of E.
Process by which the region moved from colonialism/apartheid to majority rule through a series of liberation struggles, and the outcomes of those struggles.
Germany's changing role in European and world politics. Have old principles based on lessons from World War II become obsolete? Can Germany be a leading power in global affairs?
Archaeology, history and ethnography of the aboriginal hunter gatherers of southern Africa, the San people.
This course interrogates cultural products from Germany and the U.S.
German culture past and present through the lens of sports. Intellectual, societal, and historical-political contexts. Comparisons to Britain, France, and the U.S.