Grammar, composition, and conversation. Increases fluency in German as rapidly as possible to help students take advantage of the many opportunities in Berlin.
About The World
Qualifies students for participation in an internship following the study quarter.
China's economic relations with the rest of the world.
China¿s relations with the outside world, with a focus on Africa and the Middle East.
Classical Chinese literature from the beginning (ca. 1000 BC) to the 14th centure. Primary texts in translation with attention to the poetic works that feature Chinese literary tradition.
Fundamental changes in Chinese media.
Stages of Chinese cinema from the establishment of P.R. China in 1949 to the present.
Introduction to Australian society, history, culture, politics, and identity.
Politics of religion and religious minorities in contemporary German/ Berlin culture, with a focus on Jews and Muslims.
Grammar review, vocabulary building, writing, and discussion of German culture, literature, and film.
Germany's role in the world economy: trade, international financial markets, position within the European Union; economic relations with Eastern Europe, Russia, the Third World, and the U.S.
The unsteady history of the German economy in the Wilhelmine Empire, the Weimar Republic, the Third Reich, the post WWII divided and united Germany.
For intermediate and advanced students. Focus is on Berlin through film, literature, music, live performance, news media, and field trips.
Required for students enrolled in OSPBER 21B; open to students in other German language classes.
Battles still current within Germany¿s collective memory. Sources include the narrative resources of museums, and experts on the German history in Berlin and Potsdam. Field trips.
German culture past and present through the lens of sports. Intellectual, societal, and historical-political contexts. Comparisons to Britain, France, and the U.S.
Diversity of Berlin's architecture and urban design resulting from its historical background. Architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and his artistic ancestors.
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?
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.