Relationships and uses of oral discourse, art, and iconography in politics in different countries through history.
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.
For intermediate and advanced students. Focus is on Berlin through film, literature, music, live performance, news media, and field trips.
China¿s relations with the outside world, with a focus on Africa and the Middle East.
The unsteady history of the German economy in the Wilhelmine Empire, the Weimar Republic, the Third Reich, the post WWII divided and united Germany.
The institutional architecture of the EU and its current agenda. Weaknesses, strengths, and relations with partners and neighbors. Discussions with European students.
For students intending to engage in community-based research in South Africa in the summer following spring study quarter in Cape Town.
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.
Discussions based on short stories, essays and newspaper articles, and academic journal articles. Emphasis on social and cultural issues in contemporary China.
Process by which the region moved from colonialism/apartheid to majority rule through a series of liberation struggles, and the outcomes of those struggles.