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.
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.
Discussions based on short stories, essays and newspaper articles, and academic journal articles. Emphasis on social and cultural issues in contemporary China.
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.
For students intending to engage in community-based research in South Africa in the summer following spring study quarter in Cape Town.
20th-century German culture through film. The silent era, Weimar, and the instrumentalization of film in the Third Reich.
Continuation of CHINLANG 7. Basic language skill in Mandarin to function abroad. Prerequisite: CHINLANG 7 or consent of instructor
Stages of Chinese cinema from the establishment of P.R. China in 1949 to the present.
How people communicate, what they achieve through their communications, and the social and cultural consequences of these communicative behaviors.
Historical stages, economic and political rationale, and effectiveness of the economic policies and institutional changes that have shaped China¿s economic emergence.
Introduction to Australian society, history, culture, politics, and identity.
Conversation, grammar, reading, elementary composition.