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International History and Culture Courses

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Title Instructor(s) Quarter Day, Time, Location
CHINA 157
Science, Power, and Knowledge: East Asia to 1900 (CHINA 257, HISTORY 294J, JAPAN 157, JAPAN 257, KOREA 157, KOREA 257)
2017-2018 Spring
ARTHIST 1B
Introduction to the Visual Arts: History of Western Art from the Renaissance to the Present
Nemerov, A. 2017-2018 Autumn
Monday Wednesday Friday
10:30am - 11:20am
Cubberley Auditorium
COMPLIT 145
Reflection on the Other: The Jew and the Arab in Literature (AMELANG 126, JEWISHST 106)
Shemtov, V. 2017-2018 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
3:00pm - 4:20pm
260-244
FRENCH 132
Literature, Revolutions, and Changes in 19th- and 20th-Century France
Romaniuc ep. Boularand, B. 2017-2018 Autumn
Monday Wednesday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
260-011
GERMAN 133
Marx, Nietzsche, Freud
Hutchinson, C. 2017-2018 Autumn
Monday Wednesday
6:00pm - 7:20pm
260-011
HISTORY 103F
The Changing Face of War: Introduction to Military History (HISTORY 3F)
Vardi, G. 2017-2018 Autumn
Monday Wednesday
4:30pm - 5:50pm
200-030
HISTORY 147
History of South Africa (AFRICAAM 147, CSRE 174)
Campbell, J. 2017-2018 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
10:30am - 11:50am
200-002
HISTORY 182C
Making of the Islamic World, 600-1500
Prakash, A. 2017-2018 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
12:00pm - 1:20pm
200-305
HISTORY 198
History of Modern China
Mullaney, T. 2017-2018 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
200-205
HISTORY 243G
Tobacco and Health in World History (HISTORY 343G)
Proctor, R. 2017-2018 Autumn
Monday
11:30am - 2:20pm
200-202
ILAC 130
Introduction to Iberia: Cultural Perspectives
Resina, J., Badica, G. 2017-2018 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
10:30am - 11:50am
240-101
ILAC 161
Modern Latin American Literature
Hoyos, H., Schiess, A. 2017-2018 Autumn
Monday Wednesday
10:30am - 11:50am
Green Earth Sciences131
INTNLREL 168
America as a World Power: U.S. Foreign Relations, 1914 to Present
Rakove, R. 2017-2018 Autumn
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
10:30am - 11:20am
200-205
INTNLREL 179
Major Themes in U.S.-Latin America Diplomatic History
O'Keefe, T. 2017-2018 Autumn
Monday
1:30pm - 4:20pm
Bolivar House
IPS 237
Religion and Politics: A Threat to Democracy? (JEWISHST 237)
Carmon, A. 2017-2018 Autumn
Tuesday
4:30pm - 6:20pm
110-114
ITALIAN 127
Inventing Italian Literature: Dante, Boccaccio, Petrarca
Lummus, D. 2017-2018 Autumn
Monday Wednesday
4:30pm - 5:50pm
260-244
ITALIAN 152
Boccaccio's Decameron: The Ethics of Storytelling (ITALIAN 352)
Lummus, D. 2017-2018 Autumn
Monday Wednesday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
260-012
MUSIC 7B
Musical Cultures of the World
Schultz, A. 2017-2018 Autumn
Monday Wednesday
3:00pm - 4:20pm
Braun103
OSPMADRD 83
Narrating the Nation: National and Post-National Spanish and Latin American Literature
2017-2018 Autumn
OSPPARIS 30
The Avant Garde in France through Literature, Art, and Theater
Quenault, G. 2017-2018 Autumn
OSPSANTG 129X
Latin America in the International System
2017-2018 Autumn
REES 301B
History and Politics in Russian and Eastern European Cinema (FILMSTUD 245B, FILMSTUD 445B)
Levi, P., Levi, P. 2017-2018 Autumn
Thursday
6:30pm - 9:20pm
McMurtry Building rm 115
SLAVIC 129
Russian Versification: History and Theory (SLAVIC 329)
Fleishman, L. 2017-2018 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
10:30am - 11:50am
200-219
SLAVIC 145
Survey of Russian Literature: The Age of Experiment (SLAVIC 345)
Murphy, L., Fleishman, L. 2017-2018 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
9:00am - 10:20am
50-52E
SLAVIC 156
Nabokov in the Transnational Context (COMPLIT 115, COMPLIT 315, SLAVIC 356)
Greenleaf, M. 2017-2018 Autumn
Monday Wednesday
10:30am - 11:50am
260-002
SLAVIC 77Q
Russia's Weird Classic: Nikolai Gogol
Fleishman, L. 2017-2018 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
3:00pm - 4:20pm
260-008
ANTHRO 147B
World Heritage in Global Conflict (ANTHRO 247B, ARCHLGY 147B)
Meskell, L. 2017-2018 Winter
Tuesday Thursday
12:00pm - 1:20pm
500-106
FRENCH 130
Introduction to Medieval and Renaissance French Literature
Glauser, V. 2017-2018 Winter
Tuesday Thursday
10:30am - 11:50am
260-007
FRENCH 205
Songs of Love and War: Gender, Crusade, Politics (FEMGEN 205)
Galvez, M. 2017-2018 Winter
Monday
3:00pm - 5:50pm
110-101
GERMAN 131
What is German Literature?
2017-2018 Winter
Tuesday Thursday
10:30am - 11:50am
50-51B
GLOBAL 190
Illicit Trade in Art and Antiquities (GLOBAL 390, JEWISHST 130, JEWISHST 330, PUBLPOL 191, PUBLPOL 391)
Jessiman, S. 2017-2018 Winter
Monday
6:30pm - 8:20pm
Econ 139
HISTORY 120A
The Russian Empire, 1450-1800
Kollmann, N. 2017-2018 Winter
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
11:30am - 12:20pm
540-108
HISTORY 139
Modern Britain and the British Empire
Satia, P. 2017-2018 Winter
Tuesday Thursday
12:00pm - 1:20pm
200-205
HISTORY 145B
Africa in the 20th Century (AFRICAAM 145B)
Getz, T. 2017-2018 Winter
Monday Wednesday
4:30pm - 5:50pm
200-303
HISTORY 170B
Culture, Society and Politics in Latin America
Selvidge, S. 2017-2018 Winter
Tuesday Thursday
12:00pm - 1:20pm
200-303
HISTORY 181B
Formation of the Contemporary Middle East
Beinin, J. 2017-2018 Winter
Tuesday Thursday
12:00pm - 1:20pm
200-034
HISTORY 185B
Jews in the Contemporary World: Faith and Ethnicity, Vulnerability and Visibility (CSRE 185B, HISTORY 385C, JEWISHST 185B, REES 185B)
Zipperstein, S. 2017-2018 Winter
Tuesday Thursday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
Econ 140
HISTORY 194B
Japan in the Age of the Samurai
Wigen, K. 2017-2018 Winter
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
9:30am - 10:20am
260-012
HISTORY 230C
Paris: Capital of the Modern World (FRENCH 140, FRENCH 340)
Daughton, J. 2017-2018 Winter
Wednesday
11:30am - 2:20pm
200-032
HISTORY 292D
Japan in Asia, Asia in Japan (HISTORY 392D)
Uchida, J. 2017-2018 Winter
Tuesday
1:30pm - 4:20pm
Thornt208
ILAC 131
Introduction to Latin America: Cultural Perspectives
Hoyos, H., Hernandez, D. 2017-2018 Winter
Tuesday Thursday
10:30am - 11:50am
160-322
ILAC 136
Modern Iberian Literatures
Surwillo, L. 2017-2018 Winter
Monday Wednesday
10:30am - 11:50am
240-101
INTNLREL 173
Presidents and Foreign Policy in Modern History (HISTORY 261G)
Rakove, R. 2017-2018 Winter
Wednesday
1:30pm - 4:20pm
Encina West 106
INTNLREL 182
The Great War
Vardi, G. 2017-2018 Winter
Tuesday
1:30pm - 4:20pm
ITALIAN 128
The Italian Renaissance and the Path to Modernity
Springer, C. 2017-2018 Winter
Tuesday Thursday
3:00pm - 4:20pm
260-244
ITALIAN 235E
Dante's "Inferno" (COMPLIT 235E)
Harrison, R. 2017-2018 Winter
Monday
3:00pm - 5:50pm
260-011
OSPBER 70
The Long Way to the West: German History from the 18th Century to the Present
Jander, M. 2017-2018 Winter
OSPFLOR 111Y
From Giotto to Michelangelo: The Birth and Flowering of Renaissance Art in Florence
Verdon, T. 2017-2018 Winter
OSPFLOR 48
Sharing Beauty in Florence: Collectors, Collections and the Shaping of the Western Museum Tradition
Rossi, F., Verdon, T. 2017-2018 Winter
OSPFLOR 49
On-Screen Battles: Filmic Portrayals of Fascism and World War II
Campani, E. 2017-2018 Winter

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Not Currently Offered Courses

Course Title Instructor Day, Time, Location
ANTHRO 152
Ritual, Politics, Power (SOC 156)
ANTHRO 49
Violence and Belonging in the Middle East
ARTHIST 205
Cairo and Istanbul: Urban Space, Memory, Protest
ARTHIST 208C
Architecture, Acoustics and Ritual in Byzantium (ARTHIST 408C, CLASSICS 175, MUSIC 208C, MUSIC 408C, REES 208C, REES 408C, RELIGST 208C, RELIGST 308C)
CLASSICS 391
Early Empires: Han and Rome
COMPLIT 171
Ethics of Jihad (ETHICSOC 102R)
FRENCH 112
Oscar Wilde and the French Decadents (COMPLIT 112, COMPLIT 312, FRENCH 312)
FRENCH 122
Nation in Motion: Film, Race and Immigration in Contemporary French Cinema (CSRE 65)
FRENCH 124
The View from Paris: Key Moments in French Culture
FRENCH 218
Skepticism and Atheism in Early-Modern French Thought
FRENCH 221
Conceiving Other Worlds: Travel Narrative and Science Fiction in Early-Modern France
FRENCH 227
Paris: The Making of a Modern Icon (HISTORY 239E, URBANST 142)
FRENCH 228E
Getting Through Proust
FRENCH 245
French Political Thought From Rousseau to the Present (POLISCI 336C)
FRENCH 253
Honoré de Balzac (COMPLIT 253)
FRENCH 265
The Problem of Evil in Literature, Film, and Philosophy (POLISCI 338E)
GERMAN 120N
The Brothers Grimm and Their Fairy Tales
GERMAN 218
Central European Literature
GERMAN 246
Hegel's Phenomenology of Spirit
GERMAN 262
The Total Work of Art (TAPS 262S)
GERMAN 262A
Explosions of Enlightenment (COMPLIT 262A)
GERMAN 264
Post-Cold War German Foreign Policy
GERMAN 264A
Walter Benjamin (COMPLIT 264)
GERMAN 271
Futurity: Why the Past Matters (COMPLIT 271A)
GERMAN 285
Environmentalism, Literature and Cultural Criticism
GERMAN 41N
Inventing Modern Theatre: Georg Büchner and Frank Wedekind (TAPS 41N)
HISTORY 113
Before Globalization: Understanding Premodern World History
HISTORY 120A
The Russian Empire, 1450-1800
HISTORY 177D
U.S. Intervention and Regime Change in 20th Century Latin America
HISTORY 182C
Making of the Islamic World, 600-1500
HISTORY 184
Zionism and the State of Israel (CSRE 184C, JEWISHST 184, REES 184)
HISTORY 193
Late Imperial China (FEMGEN 193)
HISTORY 204E
Totalitarianism (HISTORY 307E)
HISTORY 20N
Russia in the Early Modern European Imagination
HISTORY 272E
Theories of Citizenship and Sovereignty in a Transnational Context (AMSTUD 272E, CHILATST 172, CSRE 172H, FEMGEN 272E, HISTORY 372E)
HISTORY 284F
Empires, Markets and Networks: Early Modern Islamic World and Beyond, 1500-1800 (HISTORY 384F)
HISTORY 296F
Short Stories from India and Pakistan (ICA 296F)
ILAC 103N
The Millenium Novel in Latin America
ILAC 133N
The Animal Within: Animal Presence in Latin American Narrative
ILAC 134
In the First Person: Representation of the Self in Modern Latin America
ILAC 135
From Book to Screen: Brazilian Novels and Their Film Adaptations
ILAC 193Q
Spaces and Voices of Brazil through Film (PORTLANG 193Q)
ILAC 240E
Borges and Philosophy
INTNLREL 136
History of International Relations Thought (POLISCI 238T)
INTNLREL 168
America as a World Power: U.S. Foreign Relations, 1914 to Present (HISTORY 252K)
INTNLREL 182
World War I: Three Perspectives
IPS 249
Living at the Nuclear Brink: Yesterday and Today (POLISCI 115, POLISCI 315)
ITALIAN 100
Masterpieces: Dante
ITALIAN 152
Boccaccio's Decameron: The Ethics of Storytelling (ITALIAN 352)
ITALIAN 221
Italo Calvino: Literature, Science, Philosophy

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