Relationships and uses of oral discourse, art, and iconography in politics in different countries through history.
Two-quarter sequence for students engaging in Cape Town-sponsored community based research.
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.
Two-quarter sequence for students engaging in Cape Town-sponsored community-based research.
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?
Adult learning and its role in community social action; development; service learning.
This course interrogates cultural products from Germany and the U.S.
Process by which the region moved from colonialism/apartheid to majority rule through a series of liberation struggles, and the outcomes of those struggles.
German culture past and present through the lens of sports. Intellectual, societal, and historical-political contexts. Comparisons to Britain, France, and the U.S.
Archaeology, history and ethnography of the aboriginal hunter gatherers of southern Africa, the San people.
Battles still current within Germany¿s collective memory. Sources include the narrative resources of museums, and experts on the German history in Berlin and Potsdam. Field trips.
Required for students enrolled in OSPBER 21B; open to students in other German language classes.
Fundamental changes in Chinese media.
For intermediate and advanced students. Focus is on Berlin through film, literature, music, live performance, news media, and field trips.
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.
The unsteady history of the German economy in the Wilhelmine Empire, the Weimar Republic, the Third Reich, the post WWII divided and united Germany.
China¿s relations with the outside world, with a focus on Africa and the Middle East.
The institutional architecture of the EU and its current agenda. Weaknesses, strengths, and relations with partners and neighbors. Discussions with European students.