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.
Overview of Japanese literature from the earliest times to the present, with an emphasis on works set in or around Kyôto.
Complexity of socio-cultural change in Spain during the last three decades.
Continuation of JAPANLNG 101. Goal is to express thoughts and opinions in paragraph length in spoken and written forms.
Primary problems and conflicts in the contemporary Islamic world and it relations with the West, as well as the relationship between Spain and Islam throughout history.
(Formerly OSPKYOTO 119K). Continuation of 118K. Goal is to express thoughts and opinions in paragraph length in spoken and written forms.
The legacy of Sefarad, the Jewish community in Spain.
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.
The ever-changing and multifaceted scene of contemporary art through visual and sensorial stimulation. How art is thought of and produced in Italy today. Hands-on experience.
Continuation of JAPANLNG 1. First-year sequence enables students to converse, write, and read essays on topics such as personal history, experiences, familiar people.
Galileo's life and scientific progress starting from his student years at the University of Pisa.
(Formerly OSPKYOTO 9K). Continuation of 2K. First-year sequence enables students to converse, write, and read essays on topics such as personal history, experiences, familiar people.
The city's art and theories of how art should be presented. The history and typology of world-class collections.
Introduction to traditional musical cultures of the Far East with an emphasis on Japan. Listening, viewing and study of prominent musical examples.