Relationships and uses of oral discourse, art, and iconography in politics in different countries through history.
The institutional architecture of the EU and its current agenda. Weaknesses, strengths, and relations with partners and neighbors. Discussions with European students.
Two-quarter sequence for students engaging in Cape Town-sponsored community based research.
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.
Two-quarter sequence for students engaging in Cape Town-sponsored community-based research.
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.
Adult learning and its role in community social action; development; service learning.
Process by which the region moved from colonialism/apartheid to majority rule through a series of liberation struggles, and the outcomes of those struggles.
Discussions based on short stories, essays and newspaper articles, and academic journal articles. Emphasis on social and cultural issues in contemporary China.
Archaeology, history and ethnography of the aboriginal hunter gatherers of southern Africa, the San people.
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.
Qualifies students for participation in an internship following the study quarter.
20th-century German culture through film. The silent era, Weimar, and the instrumentalization of film in the Third Reich.
Grammar review, vocabulary building, writing, and discussion of German culture, literature, and film. Corequisite: OSPBER 100B.
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.
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?
This course interrogates cultural products from Germany and the U.S.