Themes in 18th-, 19th-, and 20th-century British art. Painting, sculpture, and design. Comparisons between the British experience and that of continental Europe and the U.S.
Dimensions of recent migratory phenomena in Spain. Changes in past decades from a country of emigration to one of immigration, and vice versa.
(Formerly OSPKYOTO 18K). Continuation of JAPANLNG 21.
Literary theory and critical analysis of peninsular and Latin American texts. Emphasis is on the origins and development of self-conscious fiction (metafiction).
Formerly OSPKYOTO 19K).
History of health care and evolution of the concept of universal health care based on need not wealth. Contrast with system in U.S.
Origin, history and production of genres of Japanese popular culture such as manga, anime, popular music, television drama, film and new media, and their link to current phenomena.
Engagement with the real world of Madrid through public service work with NGOs and public service professions such as teaching.
Cities in a globalizing world. Themes: challenges posed by globalization; general and specific responses of cities to these challenges; security issues created by globalization and urbanization.
Using a series of texts written by 14th and 15th century Florentines, look at the urban values of the city's citizens.
Review of grammatical structures; grammar in its communicative context.
Institutional design of EU, forthcoming changes, and comparison of the old and new designs. Interactions between the EU, member states, organized interests, and public opinion.
Grammatical structures, listening, reading, writing, speaking skills, and insight into the Italian culture through authentic materials. Intermediate to advanced grammar.
Review of the anatomy and cellular structure of taste, food absorption and digestion, using the anatomical wax models of the "La Specola" Museum of Zoology and Natural History of the University of
Why is Italian cooking so popular? And why does it play such a key role in the national identity?nObserving a meal, we can explain everything, or almost, about people.
Three aspects of the European financial crisis: 1. What are the roots of the European crisis, in particular of its distinctive aspects?
Refine language skills and develop insight into Italian culture using authentic materials. Group work and individual meetings with instructor. Minimum enrollment required.
Lectures, site visits, and readings reconstruct the circumstances that favored the flowering of architecture, sculpture, and painting in Florence and Italy, late 13th to early 16th century.
Influence and position of women in the history of Florence as revealed in its art. Sculptural, pictorial, and architectural sources from a social, historical, and art historical point of view.
The history, history of art, and symbolism of the two principal monuments of Florence: the cathedral and the town hall.