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CENTER FOR WEST EUROPEAN STUDIES COURSE LIST | FALL 2022

September 20, 2022

AREA COURSES

JACKSON SCHOOL OF INTERNATIONAL STUDIES

JSIS 488    SPEC TOPICS EUROPE        (I&S)

17048        A        TuTh        1030-1220                Turnovsky,G

Offered with HSTEU 490 A

17048        A        TuTh        1030-1220                Turnovsky,G

Offered with HSTEU 490 A

JSIS A 494    EURO SENIOR SEMINAR        (I&S)

17113        A        TuTh        1130-120        GLD 117        Jones,C

Offered with JSIS 488 B

Surveys history of Soviet military and Soviet empire from 1917 to 1985, breakup of the USSR during 1985 to 1991, and the emergence of new security issues among those Eurasian states that formally constituted the national components of the USSR and its communist military allies.

JSIS A 360    CONTEMPORARY SPAIN        (VLPA,I&S)

17095        A        MW        0130-320        MGH 288        Raneda-Cuartero,I

Offered with SPAN 360 A

Social, political, and cultural developments in Spain since the end of the Franco dictatorship in 1975. Extensive use of Spanish Web sites. Prerequisite: either SPAN 301, SPAN 302, SPAN 303, SPAN 310, SPAN 314, SPAN 315, SPAN 316, or SPAN 330. Instructors: Raneda Offered: jointly with SPAN 360.

JSIS A 430    SOVIET EMPIRE        (W,I&S)

17100        A        TuTh        0230-420        SMI 304        Jones,C

Offered with JSIS A 530 A

JSIS A 302    POLTIC/CULTURES EUR        (W,I&S)

17090        A        TuTh        1230-220        LOW 202        Lang,S

Builds upon themes and topics introduced in JSIS A 301. Provides rigorous and specialized investigation of European political institutions, societies, and cultures in the modern era.

JSIS A 260    FASHION NATION CLTR        (VLPA,I&S)

17085        A        MW        0130-320        HCK 320        Gaylard,S

Offered with ART H 260 A

Introduction to Italian culture focusing on fashion and manners from the late Middle Ages to today. Explores common assumptions about nation, gender, clothes, make-up, and manners, through literary and visual analysis. In English. Offered: jointly with ART H 260/ITAL 260; W.

JSIS B 312    MONEY & MARRIAGE        (I&S)

17139        A        TuTh        1030-1220        DEM 104        Klapaki,N

Provides an cross-cultural and interdisciplinary discussion of romantic and economic issues related to marriage by drawing on seminal texts in the fields of history, anthropology, feminist literary criticism and cultural studies.

JSIS B 324    IMMIGRATION        (DIV,I&S)

17140        A        TuTh        0230-420        SIG 228        Friedman,K

Introduces key theoretical debates in international migration. Examines immigrants' political, economic, religious, and social integration into host societies, and continued ties to homelands. Experiences of voluntary and involuntary immigrants, of the second generation, and of incorporation into America and Europe. Designed around interdisciplinary texts and fieldwork in Seattle.

JSIS B 437    GLOBAL DIASPORAS        (I&S)

17164        A        TuTh        1030-1220        SMI 305        Friedman,K

Offered with JSIS B 537 A

Explores dispersal of people from homelands to different world regions, the creation of communities, transnational relations, and identities based on the histories and consequences of their migration. Topics addressed include diasporas in world history; diaspora theories; literature, food, film of diasporas; role of diasporas in politics, conflict, war and reconciliation, in economic development and homeland tourism.

JSIS B 416    PSYCHOANLYS INT ST        (I&S)

17160        A        MW        0930-1120        SMI 115        Porter,D

Explores the relation of trauma to memory and cultural production, focusing on historical, literary, and filmic treatments of hysteria and repression, shell shock, and the effects of war, terrorism, and psychic trauma. Uses psychoanalytical theory to analyze the commentary on international issues that lies in texts, films, and other cultural phenomena.

JSIS B 340    THE COLD WAR        (I&S)

17146        A        MW        0130-320        MEB 238        Haddad-Fonda,K

Offered with HSTCMP 340 A

Provides an interdisciplinary introduction to the Cold War (1947-1991), a global conflict, with political, cultural, and military tensions, between the two post-World War II superpowers: the USA and its "Western" allies, and the USSR and its "Eastern" allies. Attention given to diplomatic, military, and cultural ramifications. Offered: jointly with HSTCMP 340.

JSIS B 431    INTL NEGOT SIMULATN        (I&S)

17163        A        MW        0230-420        CDH 125        LaRue,D

Offered with POL S 447 A

Research and writing in small groups to prepare policy documents on a current international issue, followed by simulated negotiations with students representing different nations, following instructions from and reporting to national leaders.

RELIG 320    COMPAR STUDY DEATH        (I&S)

21194        A        MW        0330-520        SMI 205        Saravia,P

Offered with ANTH 322 A

ART HISTORY

ART H 361    ITALIAN REN ART        (VLPA)

10560        A        MWF        1130-1250        ART 003        Lingo,S

ART H 347    POMPEII        (DIV,VLPA,I&S)

10559        A        TuTh        0930-1120        ARC 160        Levin-Richardson,S

Offered with CL AR 347 A

ART H 290    HIST OF ARCHITECT        (VLPA,I&S)

10555        A        TuTh        1030-1220        ART 003        Clausen,M

ART H 203    SURV WEST ART-MOD        (W,VLPA)

10538        A        MW        1000-1120        FSH 102        Rice,K

ART, ART HISTORY, AND DESIGN

ART H 361    ITALIAN REN ART        (VLPA)

10560        A        MWF        1130-1250        ART 003        Lingo,S

ART H 347    POMPEII        (DIV,VLPA,I&S)

10559        A        TuTh        0930-1120        ARC 160        Levin-Richardson,S

Offered with CL AR 347 A

ART H 290    HIST OF ARCHITECT        (VLPA,I&S)

10555        A        TuTh        1030-1220        ART 003        Clausen,M

ART H 203    SURV WEST ART-MOD        (W,VLPA)

10538        A        MW        1000-1120        FSH 102        Rice,K

CLASSICS

CL AR 347    POMPEII        (DIV,VLPA,I&S)

12824        A        TuTh        0930-1120        ARC 160        Levin-Richardson,S

Offered with ART H 347 A

Explores the power differential between men and women, slaves and masters, and citizens and foreigners in the cultural melting pot of ancient Pompeii, which was preserved by a volcanic eruption in 79 CE. Graffiti, skeletal remains, everyday objects, humble and world-class art and monuments will be analyzed. Offered: jointly with ART H 347; AWSp.

CLAS 320    G & R SOC & STATUS        (DIV,VLPA,I&S)

12840        A        MTuWThF        1230-120        MGH 389        Kamen,D

Examines the societies of ancient Greece and Rome, with a special focus on status, class, and gender. The diversity of human experience is explored through the study of men, women, children, the elderly, slaves, housing, dress, food, sexuality, medicine, death, religion, theater, politics, law, economics, travel, warfare, art, and athletics. Offered: A.

CLAS 432    CLAS MYTH IN FILM        (VLPA)

12844        A        TuTh        0930-1150        CDH 110A        Clauss,J

Offered with C LIT 357 B

Comparison and discussion of classical myths and modern films inspired by them. Promotes access to the reading of classical mythology. Analyzes significant differences between ancient literary and modern cinematographic representations of the myth.

CLAS 435    THE ANCIENT NOVEL        (VLPA)

12845        A        MWF        1030-1120        DEN 212        Connors,C

Offered with C LIT 496 C

Reading and discussion of the principal Greek and Roman novels, the earliest European prose fiction, with attention to earlier literature and to imperial culture.

CLAS 424    EPIC TRADITION        (VLPA)

12841        A        MTuWThF        1130-1220        SMI 211        Levaniouk,O

Offered with C LIT 424 A

Ancient and medieval epic and heroic poetry of Europe in English: the Iliad, Odyssey, and Aeneid; the Roland or a comparable work from the medieval oral tradition; pre-Greek forerunners, other Greco-Roman literary epics, and later medieval and Renaissance developments and adaptations of the genre. Choice of reading material varies according to instructor's preference. Offered: jointly with C LIT 424.

COMPARATIVE HISTORY OF IDEAS

CHID 207    INTRO INTELL HIST        (I&S)

12706        A        *        *-0                Barr,N

Ideas in historical context. Comparative and developmental analysis of Western conceptions of "community," from Plato to Freud. Offered: jointly with HSTCMP 207.

CHID 485    COMPAR COLONIALISM        (W,DIV,I&S)

12760        A        TuTh        0330-520        OUG 136        Rafael,V

Offered with HSTCMP 485 A

Explores the historic roots and practices of colonialism throughout the world, focusing on the roles of nationalism, cosmopolitanism, and imperial domination. Treats colonialism as a world event whose effects continue to be felt and whose power needs to be addressed. Offered: jointly with HSTCMP 485.

CHID 270    SPECIAL TOPICS        (I&S)

12722        A        TuTh        1230-220                Watts,R

Each special topics course examines a different subject or problem from a comparative framework.

CHID 480    ADV SPECIAL TOPICS        (I&S)

12758        B        TuTh        1230-220        DEN 110        Childs,M

Offered with C LIT 421 A

Examines a different subject or problem from a comparative framework with an interdisciplinary perspective. Satisfies the Gateways major/minor requirement. Offered: AWSp.

CHID 498    SPECIAL COLLOQUIA        (I&S)

12775        B        TuTh        0230-420        THO 234        Baraboi,O

Each colloquium examines a different subject or problem from a comparative framework.

Offered with ROMN 420 A

12775        B        TuTh        0230-420        THO 234        Marin,I

Offered with ROMN 420 A

COMPARATIVE LITERATURE, CINEMA AND MEDIA

C LIT 496    SPEC STDYS COMP LIT        (VLPA)

12117        A        TuTh        1030-1220        SAV 136        Bahrawi,N

Offered with ASIAN 498 C

12119        C        MWF        1030-1120        DEN 212        Connors,C

Offered with CLAS 435 A

C LIT 424    EPIC TRADITION        (VLPA)

12112        A        MTuWThF        1130-1220        SMI 211        Levaniouk,O

Offered with CLAS 424 A

CMS 320    CINEMA AND NATION        (VLPA)

12904        B        TuTh        0330-520        GUG 218        Mazzola,C

Offered with ITAL 356 A

12906        D        TuTh        0230-420        PAA A212        Senderovich,S

Offered with RUSS 223 A

DRAMA

DRAMA 371    THEATRE HISTORY I        (VLPA,I&S)

13940        A        TuTh        1130-120        HUT 155        Johnson,O

Explores the history of global theatre and performance from origins in North Africa and the Mediterranean, through ancient and classical Greece, Rome, and India, to Medieval Europe, Elizabethan England and Spanish Golden Age. Builds critical, historical, and cultural understanding through student research and writing. Prerequisite: DRAMA 201.

DRAMA 416    HISTORY OF STYLE        (VLPA)

13946        A        TuTh        0530-720        HUT 155        Franz-Knight,K

Offered with DRAMA 518 A

Surveys the history of western design and visual culture from Ancient Greece through today. Covers a range of artistic fields, including clothing, the decorative arts, and architecture and pays particular attention to the sociological, religious, political and economic climates that shape the way we dress and decorate the world around us. Historic representations of the functional arts in film, television and theatre will also be analyzed. Offered: A.

ECONOMICS

ECON 409    UNDERG SEM-POL ECON        (I&S)

14215        A        TuTh        0130-320        SMI 205        Menaldo,V

Offered with POL S 409 A

Seminar in political economy with focus on Marxian and public choice approaches to political economy. Explores the questions raised by each approach, the assumption(s) and testability of hypotheses, and applies these approaches to a number of problems in political economy. Offered: jointly with POL S 409.

ECON 406    UNDERGRAD SMR ECON        (I&S)

14214        A        MW        1130-120                Golyaev,K

Provides the undergraduate student an opportunity to apply the tools of economic analysis in a critical examination of theoretical and empirical work. A list of topics is available in the departmental office. Prerequisite: minimum grade of 2.0 in ECON 300

ENGLISH

ENGL 225    SHAKESPEARE        (W,VLPA)

14820        A        TuTh        0830-1020        SWS 032        Streitberger,W

Introduces Shakespeare's career as dramatist, with study of representative comedies, tragedies, romances, and history plays.

ENGL 323    SHAKESPEARE TO 1603        (VLPA)

14883        A        MW        0230-420        THO 325        Knight,J

Explores Shakespeare's early drama and poetry. May include the sonnets, narrative poems, and selected comedies, histories, or tragedies.

ENGL 325    EARLY MODERN LIT        (VLPA)

14884        A        TuTh        1130-120        CMU 230        Streitberger,W

Covers selected poetry, prose, and/or drama from the English Renaissance through the English Civil War and Commonwealth. Readings may include Petrarchism and the early English laureates, early defenses of poesy, the first essays, works by Shakespeare and/or his contemporaries, the metaphysical poets, Milton, and early transatlantic writers such as Anne Bradstreet.

ENGL 333    ENGLISH NOVEL        (VLPA)

14886        A        TuTh        1030-1220        CDH 110B        Taylor,J

Romantic and Victorian phases of the English novel, including realism, gothic, historical fiction, and the emergence of science and detective fiction. Authors such as: Walter Scott, Jane Austen, the Brontes, Charles Dickens, George Eliot, Thomas Hardy, Robert Louis Stevenson, Olive Schreiner, H.G. Wells, and Joseph Conrad. Offered: AWSp.

FRENCH AND ITALIAN STUDIES

FRENCH 225    DEALING WITH DEATH        (VLPA)

15623        A        MW        0230-420        FSH 108        Smith,M

Considers a broad range of French/Francophone cultural media from the Middle Ages to the late twentieth century whose primary concern is death. Investigates how authors and their characters understand, approach, rationalize, engage with, and are emotionally involved with death. Taught in ENGLISH.

FRENCH 376    CULTR FRNCE TO REV        (VLPA,I&S)

15635        A        TuTh        1030-1220                Turnovsky,G

Offered with JSIS 488 A

Studies the development of intellectual, literary, and artistic cultures in the context of the profound political and social evolutions of the Renaissance through the early nineteenth century in France. Taught in English.

FRENCH 445    WOMEN WRITERS        (VLPA)

23280        A        MW        0230-420        CDH 115        Mackenzie,L

Focuses on French women writers and writing about women. Chronological and geographic range varies. Gender issues addressed in critical fashion, considering the different historical and ideological contexts in which each of the works was produced.

FRENCH 302    CLTRS FRNCOPHN WRLD        (VLPA)

15630        A        MW        1230-220        LOW 101        Mackenzie,L

Introduces the cultural history of the francophone world via a broad survey of literary, cinematic, and other cultural texts in French that inform debates on national culture in France as well as the legacies of the French Empire in the form of discourses on race, immigration, and more in France and its postcolonies. Develops advanced language skills and cultural competency through oral and written production in the target language. Prerequisite: either FRENCH 203 or FRENCH 234.

FRENCH 228    LIT/FILM H20 CRISIS        (VLPA,I&S)

15627        A        TuTh        1230-220                Watts,R

Interprets a variety of texts (literary, cinematic, etc.) that address the water crisis to understand how water's meaning has changed as people become more conscious of risks in supply (pollution and natural/man-made scarcity) and as access to it is increasingly mediated in light of things like privatization and commodification. Offered: jointly with LIT 228.

FRENCH 420    INTRDIS APPROCH LIT        (VLPA)

15637        A        TuTh        0230-420        LOW 102        Turnovsky,G

Offered with TXTDS 504 A

Interdisciplinary studies in French literature and culture, focusing on the complex interactions of literature and other disciplines, i.e. philosophy, psychoanalysis, anthropology, architecture.

FRENCH 499    SPEC TOPICS        

15640        A        MW        0230-420                Mackenzie,L

Topics to meet specific needs.

FRENCH 301    LANG FRANCOPHN WORLD        (VLPA)

15628        A        MW        1030-1220        AND 008        Meyer,H

Introduces students to varieties of the French language across time and space. Considers language diversity in France and the uses and varieties of the French language in world regions where it plays an important role, with particular attention to the history of its establishment and the implications of its current status. Develops advanced language skills and cultural competency through oral and written production in the target language. Prerequisite: either FRENCH 203 or FRENCH 234.

ITAL 260    FASHION NATION CLTR        (VLPA,I&S)

16910        A        MW        0130-320        HCK 320        Gaylard,S

Offered with JSIS A 260 A

Introduction to Italian culture focusing on fashion and manners from the late Middle Ages to today. Explores common assumptions about nation, gender, clothes, make-up, and manners, through literary and visual analysis. In English. Offered: jointly with ART H 260/JSIS A 260; W.

ITAL 380    CULTURE SEMINAR        (VLPA)

16914        A        F        1130-1220        THO 211        Mazzola,C

Focuses on culture topics (eg. cinema, the media, race and immigration). Must be taken in conjunction with an ITAL 350-level course. Taught in Italian. Prerequisite: ITAL 203 or ITAL 234. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: AWSp.

16915        B        Tu        0230-320        JHN 111        Mazzola,C

ITAL 356    SOCIETY IN FILM        (VLPA,I&S)

16913        A        TuTh        0330-520        GUG 218        Mazzola,C

Offered with CMS 320 B

Studies the evolution of Italian postwar society through the analysis of film and literature as well as critical, historical, and sociological readings.

GERMANICS

GERMAN 120    INTRO GERMAN STUDIES        (DIV,I&S)

16134        A        TuTh        0100-220        GLD 435        Block,R

Introduction to cultural, social, and intellectual developments in German-speaking lands and their wider influence in the world. Emphasizes transnational dialogues with underrepresented groups that critique the unequal power relations underpinning traditional concepts of culture and systems of knowledge.

GERMAN 495    PROSMNR IN GERM LIT        (VLPA)

16147        A        MWF        0930-1020        DEN 210        Prutti,B

Introduction to various methods of analysis and interpretation.

HISTORY

HSTAM 370    THE VIKINGS        (VLPA,I&S)

16507        A        MTuWTh        1130-1220        LOW 206        Connors,C

Offered with SCAND 370 A

Vikings at home in Scandinavia and abroad, with particular emphasis on their activities as revealed in archaeological finds and in historical and literary sources. Offered: jointly with SCAND 370.

HSTCMP 340    THE COLD WAR        (I&S)

16528        A        MW        0130-320        MEB 238        Haddad-Fonda,K

Offered with JSIS B 340 A

Provides an interdisciplinary introduction to the Cold War (1947-1991), a global conflict, with political, cultural, and military tensions, between the two post-World War II superpowers: the USA and its "Western" allies, and the USSR and its "Eastern" allies. Attention given to diplomatic, military, and cultural ramifications. Offered: jointly with JSIS B 340.

HSTCMP 290    TPCS COMPAR/GLBL HST        (I&S)

23122        A        WF        1030-1220        THO 325        Barr,N

Offered with JEW ST 206 A

HSTEU 402    THE REFORMATION        (I&S)

23432        A        MW        0130-320        GUG 218        Lange,T

Origins of the disunity of Europe in the crisis of the sixteenth century with emphasis on the relations between religion and politics.

HSTEU 490    TOPICS EUR HIST        (I&S)

23340        A        TuTh        1030-1220                Turnovsky,G

Offered with FRENCH 376 A

Examines special topics in European history.

HSTEU 452    E EUROPE SINCE 1918        (I&S)

16536        B        TuTh        0430-650        LOW 216        Felak,J

Explores the history of Poland, the Czech Republic, Hungary, and Slovakia from the end of World War I to the present.

HSTEU 451    E C E SINCE 1342        (I&S)

16535        A        TuTh        0230-420        SMI 115        Felak,J

Explores the history of the lands and peoples of East Central Europe (Poles, Czechs, Slovaks, and Hungarians).

HSTEU 274    20TH CENT EURO FILM        (VLPA,I&S)

16532        A        TuTh        1030-1220        SMI 304        Kane-Galbraith,A

Offered with HSTEU 274 B

Introduces the histories of world war, the rise and fall of fascism and communism, postwar migrations, the Cold War and decolonization, and the making of the European Community through film. Historical content unified by methodological focus on the social and political function of film.

POLITICAL SCIENCE

POL S 308    ANCIENT POL THOUGHT        (W,I&S)

20650        A        MW        1230-220        AND 008        Mayerfeld,J

Origin and evolution of major political concepts from ancient Greece to the medieval period.

POL S 409    UNDERG SEM-POL ECON        (I&S)

20690        A        TuTh        0130-320        SMI 205        Menaldo,V

Offered with ECON 409 A

Seminar in political economy with focus on Marxian and public choice approaches to political economy. Explores the questions raised by each approach, the assumption(s) and testability of hypotheses, and applies these approaches to a number of problems in political economy. Offered: jointly with ECON 409.

POL S 447    COMP POL ADV SEM        (I&S)

20697        A        MW        0230-420        CDH 125        LaRue,D

Offered with JSIS B 431 A

Selected comparative political problems, political institutions, processes, and issues in comparative perspective. Strongly

POL S 403    INTL REL ADV SEM        (W,I&S)

20684        A        MW        0330-520        THO 234        Prakash,A

Examination of contemporary developments in the field of international relations. Content varies according to the nature of developments and research interests of the instructor.

ROMANCE LANGUAGES AND LITERATURE

FRENCH 225    DEALING WITH DEATH        (VLPA)

15623        A        MW        0230-420        FSH 108        Smith,M

Considers a broad range of French/Francophone cultural media from the Middle Ages to the late twentieth century whose primary concern is death. Investigates how authors and their characters understand, approach, rationalize, engage with, and are emotionally involved with death. Taught in ENGLISH.

FRENCH 376    CULTR FRNCE TO REV        (VLPA,I&S)

15635        A        TuTh        1030-1220                Turnovsky,G

Offered with JSIS 488 A

Studies the development of intellectual, literary, and artistic cultures in the context of the profound political and social evolutions of the Renaissance through the early nineteenth century in France. Taught in English.

FRENCH 445    WOMEN WRITERS        (VLPA)

23280        A        MW        0230-420        CDH 115        Mackenzie,L

Focuses on French women writers and writing about women. Chronological and geographic range varies. Gender issues addressed in critical fashion, considering the different historical and ideological contexts in which each of the works was produced.

FRENCH 302    CLTRS FRNCOPHN WRLD        (VLPA)

15630        A        MW        1230-220        LOW 101        Mackenzie,L

Introduces the cultural history of the francophone world via a broad survey of literary, cinematic, and other cultural texts in French that inform debates on national culture in France as well as the legacies of the French Empire in the form of discourses on race, immigration, and more in France and its postcolonies. Develops advanced language skills and cultural competency through oral and written production in the target language. Prerequisite: either FRENCH 203 or FRENCH 234.

FRENCH 228    LIT/FILM H20 CRISIS        (VLPA,I&S)

15627        A        TuTh        1230-220                Watts,R

Interprets a variety of texts (literary, cinematic, etc.) that address the water crisis to understand how water's meaning has changed as people become more conscious of risks in supply (pollution and natural/man-made scarcity) and as access to it is increasingly mediated in light of things like privatization and commodification. Offered: jointly with LIT 228.

FRENCH 420    INTRDIS APPROCH LIT        (VLPA)

15637        A        TuTh        0230-420        LOW 102        Turnovsky,G

Offered with TXTDS 504 A

Interdisciplinary studies in French literature and culture, focusing on the complex interactions of literature and other disciplines, i.e. philosophy, psychoanalysis, anthropology, architecture.

FRENCH 499    SPEC TOPICS        

15640        A        MW        0230-420                Mackenzie,L

Topics to meet specific needs.

FRENCH 301    LANG FRANCOPHN WORLD        (VLPA)

15628        A        MW        1030-1220        AND 008        Meyer,H

Introduces students to varieties of the French language across time and space. Considers language diversity in France and the uses and varieties of the French language in world regions where it plays an important role, with particular attention to the history of its establishment and the implications of its current status. Develops advanced language skills and cultural competency through oral and written production in the target language. Prerequisite: either FRENCH 203 or FRENCH 234.

ITAL 260    FASHION NATION CLTR        (VLPA,I&S)

16910        A        MW        0130-320        HCK 320        Gaylard,S

Offered with JSIS A 260 A

Introduction to Italian culture focusing on fashion and manners from the late Middle Ages to today. Explores common assumptions about nation, gender, clothes, make-up, and manners, through literary and visual analysis. In English. Offered: jointly with ART H 260/JSIS A 260; W.

ITAL 380    CULTURE SEMINAR        (VLPA)

16914        A        F        1130-1220        THO 211        Mazzola,C

Focuses on culture topics (eg. cinema, the media, race and immigration). Must be taken in conjunction with an ITAL 350-level course. Taught in Italian. Prerequisite: ITAL 203 or ITAL 234. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: AWSp.

16915        B        Tu        0230-320        JHN 111        Mazzola,C

ITAL 356    SOCIETY IN FILM        (VLPA,I&S)

16913        A        TuTh        0330-520        GUG 218        Mazzola,C

Offered with CMS 320 B

Studies the evolution of Italian postwar society through the analysis of film and literature as well as critical, historical, and sociological readings.

SPAN 304    SPAN LIT 1140-1498        (W,VLPA)

21634        A        TuTh        0230-350        MEB 243        Rodriguez Argente del Castillo

Masterpieces of Spanish literature from origins to 1498. Prerequisite: either SPAN 301, SPAN 302, SPAN 303, 310, SPAN 314, SPAN 315, SPAN 316, or SPAN 330.

SPAN 360    CONTEMPORARY SPAIN        (VLPA,I&S)

21639        A        MW        0130-320        MGH 288        Raneda-Cuartero,I

Offered with JSIS A 360 A

Social, political, and cultural developments in Spain since the end of the Franco dictatorship in 1975. Extensive use of Spanish Web sites. Prerequisite: either SPAN 301, SPAN 302, SPAN 303, SPAN 310, SPAN 314, SPAN 315, SPAN 316, or SPAN 330. Instructors: Raneda Offered: jointly with JSIS A 360.

SPAN 472    COLONIAL PROSE        (VLPA)

21649        A        MW        1230-220        SAV 132        Robles,J

Study of major genres of prose writing in Spanish America during the sixteenth through eighteeenth centuries, including history writing, travel writing, historiography, and nascent forms of fictional writing. Prerequisite: either SPAN 303 or SPAN 316; SPAN 321.

21649        A        MW        1230-220        SAV 132        Robles,J

SPAN 329    LATIN CLTRL STUDIES        (VLPA,I&S)

21638        A        TuWThF        0930-1150                Robles,J

Focuses on historical, social, and ideological aspects of modern Latin American culture. Lectures, readings, discussions, and written work in Spanish. Prerequisite: either SPAN 301, SPAN 310, or SPAN 314.

SCANDINAVIAN STUDIES

DANISH 310    TOPCS DANISH PROSE        (VLPA)

13770        A        TuTh        0230-420        LOW 202        Larsen,M

Focuses on the fairy tale and story, with selections by Bicher, H.C. Andersen, Bang, Blixen, and others.

NORW 312    NORW LIT & CULTURE        (VLPA)

19463        A        TuTh        0230-420        MGH 291        Meyer,A

Topics related to Norwegian literature, life, and civilization.

SCAND 370    THE VIKINGS        (VLPA,I&S)

21254        A        MTuWTh        1130-1220        LOW 206        Connors,C

Offered with HSTAM 370 A

Vikings at home in Scandinavia and abroad, with particular emphasis on their activities as revealed in archaeological finds and in historical and literary sources. Offered: jointly with HSTAM 370.

SCAND 100    INTRO SCANDINAVIA        (VLPA,I&S)

21248        A        MTuWTh        1130-1220        THO 101        Smidchens,G

The Scandinavian experience from the Viking Age to the present day; the background for contemporary Scandinavian democracy, with major emphasis on the cultural, political, and religious development of the Scandinavian countries.

SCAND 200    SCANDINAVIA TODAY        (VLPA,I&S)

21249        A        MTuWTh        0230-320                Ingebritsen,C

Examines the distinctive policies, institutions, and social norms, and cultures of contemporary Scandinavian societies. Topics include: the development of a "middle way" between capitalism and socialism, the welfare state, social policy, Scandinavia in the international system, and contemporary debates about market deregulation and immigration. Course uses examples from policy debate and culture as objects of study.

SCAND 352    SCAND INNOVATION        (I&S)

21252        A        TuWThF        0930-1130                Mihata,K

Innovation, the introduction of something new, an idea, a method, a device or product, is underexplored in the Humanities and Social Science literature. Reviews the major writers in the innovation literature. Innovation crosses disciplines, and creates wealth and employment from Scandinavian to North American neo-liberal capitalism, where ideas seek investment capital in a competitive, Darwinian environment. Offered: W.

SCAND 375    VIKINGS POP CULTURE        (VLPA)

21255        A        MTuWTh        0130-220        SMI 211        Poyer,L

Explores media representations of "the Vikings" in popular culture over the past 200 years in Europe and the United States, including advertising, comics, film, literature, music, poetry, propaganda, television series, and video games. Compares these modern artistic productions with their medieval counterparts, and examines how the Vikings have functioned as vessels for a variety of cultural fantasies about gender, class, race, and religion.

SCAND 330    SCAND MYTHOLOGY        (VLPA)

21251        A        MTuWTh        1230-120        DEM 104        Poyer,L

Integrative study of religious life in the pre-Christian North. Emphasis on source materials, including the Prose Edda and Poetic Edda. Discussion of historical, archeological, and folkloric evidence. Offered: AWSpS.

SCAND 316    SCAND CHILD/SCHOOL        (VLPA,I&S)

21250        A        MW        1230-220        ARC 160        Nestingen,A

The child and school in Scandinavia as constructed and represented in film and literature. Approaches child and school through key cultural examples and scholarly studies of these topics. Focal areas include changing historical notions of childhood and youth, schooling, the welfare state, and Finnish schools. Offered: Sp.

SWED 301    SWED LIT AND CLTR        (VLPA)

21952        A        TuTh        0230-420        SWS 036        Doxtater,A

Topics in Swedish literature, life, and civilization.

SLAVIC LANGUAGES & LITERATURES

RUSS 223    RUSSIAN CINEMA        (VLPA)

21233        A        TuTh        0230-420        PAA A212        Senderovich,S

Offered with CMS 320 D

Covers Russian cinema from its beginnings to the present day. Directors include Yevgenii Bauer, Sergei Eisenstein, Vsevoldo Pudovkin, Dziga Vertov, Mikhail Kalatozov, Andrei Tarkovsky, Aleksei Balabanov, and Aleksandr Sokurov. Also "Russians in Hollywood." Covers the relevant sociopolitical context. Also features documentaries and animation. Offered: AWSp.

RUSS 340    RUSSIA'S BIG BOOKS        (VLPA)

21236        A        TuTh        1230-220        RAI 121        Diment,G

Offered with RUSS 543 A

21236        A        TuTh        1230-220        RAI 121        OSTROVERKHOVA,S

Offered with RUSS 543 A

Studies one big/epic novel by the titans of Russian literature per quarter. Includes such novels as Tolstoy's War and Peace and Anna Karenina, Dostoevsky's Brothers Karamazov, Goncharov's Oblomov, Bulgakov's Master and Margarita, Pasternak's Doctor Zhivago, and Nabokov's Ada. All readings are in English. Offered: AWSp.

RUSS 424    ETHNIC/CLTRL IDEN        (VLPA,I&S)

21238        A        WF        1230-220        GLD 436        Alaniz,J

Issues of cultural and ethnic identities and neo-colonialism. Special focus on Russian and East European Jewish literature and culture, and central Asian literature, art, and culture. Taught in English.

21239        B        TuTh        0930-1120        MLR 316        Senderovich,S

Offered with JEW ST 491 A

RUSS 110    INTRO RUSS CUL/CIV        (VLPA,I&S)

21230        A        MTuWTh        1230-120        THO 125        Henry,B

Offered with JSIS A 110 A

Introduction to Russian culture and history from pre-Christian times to the present, as seen through literary texts, music, film, visual art, and historical works. All lectures and written materials in English. No prior knowledge of Russian necessary. Offered: jointly with JSIS A 110; A.

SLAVIC 490    STUDIES IN SLAV LIT        (VLPA)

21299        A        TuTh        0430-620        MEB 102        Crnkovic,G

Topics vary.

SLAVIC 423    EAST EUROPEAN FILM        (VLPA)

21298        A        TuTh        0230-420                Konatar,B

Studies major East European film makers who left their countries at some point in their careers. Compares East European and Western production of those directors who worked partially in the West. Offered: jointly with CMS 423.

21298        A        TuTh        0230-420                Crnkovic,G

SOCIOLOGY

SOC 401    SPECIAL TOPICS        (W,I&S)

21391        A        TuTh        0230-420        THO 335        Lacomba,C

21392        B        TuTh        0230-420        CHL 101        Lacomba,C

SOC 401    SPECIAL TOPICS        (I&S)

21391        A        TuTh        0230-420        THO 335        Lacomba,C

21392        B        TuTh        0230-420        CHL 101        Lacomba,C

SPANISH AND PORTUGUESE STUDIES

SPAN 304    SPAN LIT 1140-1498        (W,VLPA)

21634        A        TuTh        0230-350        MEB 243        Rodriguez Argente del Castillo

Masterpieces of Spanish literature from origins to 1498. Prerequisite: either SPAN 301, SPAN 302, SPAN 303, 310, SPAN 314, SPAN 315, SPAN 316, or SPAN 330.

SPAN 360    CONTEMPORARY SPAIN        (VLPA,I&S)

21639        A        MW        0130-320        MGH 288        Raneda-Cuartero,I

Offered with JSIS A 360 A

Social, political, and cultural developments in Spain since the end of the Franco dictatorship in 1975. Extensive use of Spanish Web sites. Prerequisite: either SPAN 301, SPAN 302, SPAN 303, SPAN 310, SPAN 314, SPAN 315, SPAN 316, or SPAN 330. Instructors: Raneda Offered: jointly with JSIS A 360.

SPAN 472    COLONIAL PROSE        (VLPA)

21649        A        MW        1230-220        SAV 132        Robles,J

Study of major genres of prose writing in Spanish America during the sixteenth through eighteeenth centuries, including history writing, travel writing, historiography, and nascent forms of fictional writing. Prerequisite: either SPAN 303 or SPAN 316; SPAN 321.

21649        A        MW        1230-220        SAV 132        Robles,J

SPAN 329    LATIN CLTRL STUDIES        (VLPA,I&S)

21638        A        TuWThF        0930-1150                Robles,J

Focuses on historical, social, and ideological aspects of modern Latin American culture. Lectures, readings, discussions, and written work in Spanish. Prerequisite: either SPAN 301, SPAN 310, or SPAN 314.

LANGUAGE COURSES