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AFAMAST 3310 - Global Perspectives on the African Diaspora

Study of historical processes, key figures and ideas, and cultural expressions of the worldwide dispersion of people of African descent from different times and places (50%)

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AEDECON 4320 - Energy, the Environment, and the Economy

Understand the role of energy in the economy and the environment. Explore the economics of clean, renewable energy, and understand the different policies for pollution control (25%)

AEDECON 4532 - Food Security and Globalization

Examination of the causes of and solutions for food insecurity, including global and local factors. Cross-listed with IS 4532 (25%)

AEDECON 4535 - International Economic Development

Study of the growth and diversification of developing economies and the causes of poverty and inequality. Cross-listed with IS 4535 (25%)

AEDECON 4597.01 - Food, Population, and the Environment

Worldwide population increases, food production, and environmental stress; policy options for lessening these concerns, especially in low-income countries. Cross-listed with IS 4597.01 (25%)

AEDECON 6200 - International Economics and Policy

Application of economic theory and methods to current problems in international economics, policy, and trade (25%)

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ANTHROP 2202 - Peoples and Cultures: An Introduction to Cultural Anthropology

Comparative survey of traditional and contemporary peoples (25%)

ANTHROP 3416 - Latin American Peoples and Cultures

Latin American peoples and cultures (100%)

ANTHROP 3597.02 - Women, Culture, and Development

An analysis of the dramatic changes occurring in women’s lives in response to development and modernization (25%)

ANTHROP 5626 - More: Culture and Economic Life         

An analysis of economic rationality in non-market and market societies; resource allocation, work organization, product disposition, exchange, money, trade, and development (50%)

ANTHROP 7701 - Advanced Topics in Physical Anthropology: Modern Human Physical Variation

Survey of modern human biological diversity, underlying evolution and adaptability (25%)

ANTHROP 7703 - Theories in Cultural Anthropology

Major theoretical orientations in cultural anthropology; the developmental histories of the major theoretical schools and examination of their respective philosophical foundations (50%)

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ARTEDUC 4000 - Pedagogies of Critical Multiculturalism in Teaching Visual Culture

Investigating the interrelationship of social and visual cultural issues and their impact on education (25%)

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BUSADM 3760 - Exploring Culture in International Environments

Participants in Fisher’s International Student Exchange Program will be challenged to view knowledge and experiences from multiple perspectives (25%)

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BUSMHR 2000 - Introduction to International Business

Basic coverage of world trade and investment problems, and introduction to multinational corporation strategies and the various types of environments in which they do business (25%)

BUSMHR 3000 - Advanced Topics in International Business

Advanced topics in international business including strategy, alliances, and exchange (25%)

BUSMHR 4021 - Institutions of the International Business Environment

Major international institutions and the role they play in international business and commerce (25%)

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BUSMGT 4237 - International Operations Management

Current influences, practices and standards for structural and infrastructural decision making across national boundaries. Explores complexity of managing geographically dispersed operations with relationships between multiple entities (25%)

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BUSFIN 3250 - Foundations of International Finance

Management of financial risk inherent with international business; problems of implementing corporate finance principles (25%)

BUSFIN 4255 - International Finance

Theories and applications related to cross-border acquisitions, FOREX risk management, and project finance (25%)

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COMPSTD 2301 - Introduction to World Literature

Analysis of oral and written literature of diverse cultures and historical periods (25%)

COMPSTD 2322 - Introduction to Latino Studies

Introduction to history, politics, and cultural production of Latino/a communities in the US and its borderlands (100%)

COMPSTD 3302 - Translating Literatures and Cultures

Introduction to issues and problems inherent to translating literatures and cultures (25%)

COMPSTD 3603 - Love in World Literature

Representations of love in world literature; emphasis on mythological, psychological, and ideological aspects of selected representations in different cultures and time periods (25%)

COMPSTD 3606 - The Quest in World Literature

Motif of the quest in world literature; physical and mental journeys as metaphors of personal transformation and salvation (25%)

COMPSTD 4597.02 - Global Culture

Examines contemporary global cultural flows, the concepts useful in analyzing them, and the questions they raise about power and cultural change (25%)

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DANCE 3402 - Dance in Global Contexts

Surveys dance forms from around the globe, offering insights into the religious, social, and political functions of dances in their historical and contemporary practices (25%)

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ECON 4130 - World Economic Development in Historical Perspective

A survey of economic development from the Middle Ages through the 20th century (25%)

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ENGR 2797.02 - Engineering Study Abroad in Central America

Study abroad in Central America (100%)

ENGR 5797.02 - Engineering Study Abroad in Central America

Study abroad in Central America (100%)

ENGR 5797.03 - Engineering Study Abroad in South America

Study abroad in South America (100%)

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GEOG 2750 - World Regional Geography

Examination of the human and physical geographic structure of all world regions (25%)

GEOG 2800 - Our Global Environment

Introduction to global environmental issues, including the interaction of physical and social factors in the causes of and strategies for ameliorating environmental problems (25%)

GEOG 3597.01 - World Urbanization

Examination of geographic aspects of the urbanization process in the world’s major regions; interrelationships between urbanization and economic development (25%)

GEOG 3701 - The Making of the Modern World

The geographies of modernity and their formation; emphasis on Latin America (50%)

GEOG 3900 - Global Climate Change: Causes and Consequences

Examines the natural and human factors that force changes in our climate and environment and explores strategies for a sustainable environment in the future (33%)

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HISTORY 2115: Women and Gender in Latin America

Women, gender relations, reproductive rights, and women's response to the impact of religion and the state in Latin America from the Conquest to the present. 100%)

 

HISTORY 2125 - The History of Latin America Through Film

Latin American history from the pre-colonial era to the present as depicted in film, including the analysis of colonialism, revolutions, society, women, and current events (100%)

HISTORY 2650 - The World since 1914

Global perspective on major forces that shaped the world since 1914. Provides students with factual knowledge and a critical interpretive framework for responsible global citizenship (25%)

HISTORY 3106 - History of Mexico

History of Mexico during precolonial, colonial, and independence periods with emphasis on the 19th and 20th centuries (100%)

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HCS 3380 - The Latino Workforce in Land Based Industries

Current issues faced by immigrant workers in agriculture and the cultural, historical and legal context affecting work relations with their American supervisors

HCS 5797.03 - Agriculture and Agro-Ecosystems in Chile

An eight-day study tour of agriculture industries and agroecosystems in Chile (100%)

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INTSTDS 2100 - Introduction to Latin America

Interdepartmental survey of Latin American societies, anthropology, economics, history, literature, geography, and agriculture (100%)

INTSTDS 2500 - Introduction to Development Studies

Examines theories of political and international economy and development, as well as the historical geography of global capitalism (25%)

INTSTDS 3850 - Introduction to Globalization

Analysis of Globalization in its various aspects, economic, political, environmental, and technological, as well as of its extent and desirability (25%)

INTSTDS 4242 - Incomplete Democracies: the (Un)Rule of Law in Latin America

Explores various forms of violence including electoral violence and political assassination, organized crime, and other human rights abuses in Latin America. Cross-listed with POLITSCI 4242 (100%)

INTSTDS 4597.01 - Food, Population, and the Environment

Issues related to worldwide population increases, food production, and associated environmental stress; emphasis on Latin America. Cross-listed with AEDE 4597.01 (25%)

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LAW 7124 - International Dispute Resolution

Examines procedures for resolving international disputes (negotiation, mediation, arbitration, and judicial settlement), how they operate in contemporary disputes, and how law governs their use (25%)

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LING 3501 - Introduction to American Indigenous Languages

This course is an introduction to indigenous languages of the Americas and their speakers: e.g. history of settlement, language families, linguistic properties, bilingual education, language policies and attitudes (100%)

LING 3603 - Language Across Cultures

Investigation of relationships between language and culture in different societies with a view to shedding light on cross-cultural similarities and differences (25%)

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MUSIC 2208.22 - Andean Music Ensemble

Learning to play and perform music from Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Chile, Colombia, and Argentina. The course explores various musical genres within the Andean region (100%)

MUSIC 3348 - Music on the Move in a Globalized World

Survey of globalization’s effects on musical cultures around the world; explores both the role of diasporic migration and the use of recording and broadcasting technology (25%)

MUSIC 3351 - The World of Music

Introduction to music in non-Western cultures and societies and to the concepts, vocabulary, and methodology for dealing with this music (25%)

MUSIC 7780.22 - Andean Music Ensemble

Learning to play and perform music from Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Chile, Colombia, and Argentina. The course explores various musical genres within the Andean region (100%)

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NURSING 3430 - Cultural Competence in Health Care: US and Global Contexts

Introduction to concepts and techniques for the provision of culturally competent care within the U.S. and across global contexts. Cross-listed with NRSADVN 3430 (25%)

NURSING 5430 - Interdisciplinary Healthcare in the Global Community

Development of strategies for culturally competent interdisciplinary healthcare in selected world communities (25%)

NURSING 6430 - Cultural Competence in Health Care: US and Global Contexts

Concepts and techniques for the provision of culturally competent care within the U.S. and across global contexts. Cross-listed with NRSADVN 3430 (25%)

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NRSADVN 3430 - Cultural Competence in Health Care: US and Global Contexts

Introduction to concepts and techniques for the provision of culturally competent care within the U.S. and across global contexts. Cross-listed with NURSING 3430 (25%)

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POLITSC 1200 - Introduction to Comparative Politics

Intro to modern nation-states outside the United States: problems of state- and nation-building, representation, conflict, and making of government policy in selected countries (25%)

POLITSC 1300 - Global Politics

Cooperation and conflict in world politics. Covers basic theories of international relations, security, political economy, international organizations, and the environment (25%)

POLITSC 3220 - Politics of the Developing World

A general introduction to the theoretical and substantive literature dealing with the historical development and contemporary characteristics of the new states of Latin America, Asia, and Africa (50%)

POLITSC 4240 - Latin American Politics

A study of political processes, institutions, and groups in Latin America, with emphasis on constitutional, geographical, social, and economic environments in which they operate (100%)

POLITSC 4242 - Incomplete Democracies

Explores various forms of violence, including electoral violence and political assassination, organized crime, police brutality, and other human rights abuses in Latin America. Cross-listed with INTSTDS 4242  (100%)

POLITSC 4335 - International Environmental Politics

Theories and debates over sustainable development, environment, and security, and effectiveness of international regimes (50%)

POLITSC 4380 - Political Analysis of International Economic Relations

Various theories of world politics, such as realism, liberalism, long cycles, domestic and bureaucratic politics, and decision-making level theory (25%)

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PORTGSE 2335 - Cannibal Brazil: Cultural Encounters and Negotiations of Identity in Literature and Culture

Explores a fundamental topic within Brazilian culture, from colonial times to present; cannibalism as cultural practice in both literal and discursive realms (100%)

PORTGSE 3450 - Introduction to the Study of Literatures and Cultures

Strategies for reading and extensive practice in analyzing literary and cultural texts from the Portuguese-speaking world (100%)

PORTGSE 3570 - CLLC Radio

Student partners prepare 3 target language broadcasts, each 1 hour in length. Broadcasts stream live over the Internet, then become podcast for public use (100%)

PORTGSE 5520 - Literatures and Cultures in Portuguese, from Romanticism to Modernism              

Overview of literatures and cultures of the Portuguese-speaking world in the nineteenth to the early twentieth centuries (100%)

PORTGSE 5611 - The Portuguese Language

Discussion of main dialect differences between Brazil and Portugal (50%)

PORTGSE 8500 - Seminar in Literatures and Cultures of the Portuguese-Speaking World

Detailed exploration of advanced issues in the literatures and cultures of Brazil, Portugal, Lusophone Africa and Lusophone Asia (50%)

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PUBHLTH 2010 - Introduction to Global Public Health

Introduction to current and emerging global health issues (25%)

PUBHLTH 6000 - Introduction to Global Health

Overview of current and emerging global health issues, their determinants, actions, and interventions (25%)

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QUECHUA 5501.01 - Beginning Quechua I: Classroom

Beginning language course for students with no previous study experience in Quechua. This course will be comprehensive, integrating culture and language from the southern Quechua family spoken in Peru (100%)

QUECHUA 5503.01 - Intermediate Quechua I: Classroom

For students who have taken Quechua 5502 or who have previous basic knowledge of Quechua at the beginning/intermediate level. This course will be comprehensive, integrating culture and language from the southern Quechua family spoken in Peru (100%)

QUECHUA 5505.01 - Advanced Quechua I; Classroom

Advanced language course intended for students with experience in Quechua. This course is comprehensive, integrating culture and language. It will be useful for students that want to travel to the Andean countries or who have an interest in studying Quechua language, culture, and society. The variety taught is from the southern Quechua family spoken in Bolivia and Peru (100%)

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RURLSOC 3580 - Social Groups in Developing Societies

Contemporary struggles and experiences of rural social groups in the “Third World” in the context of development and globalization; emphasis on grassroots initiatives and resistance movements (50%)

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SOCWORK 1140 - Minority Perspectives: Race, Ethnicity, and Gender

Examination of the structure of human societies, cultures, and institutions from the perspective of oppressed minority populations (50%)

SOCWORK 5005 - Human Trafficking: Domestic and Global Perspectives

Examines domestic and global human trafficking from a social work perspective (25%)

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SOCIOL 3200 - Sociology of Immigration

Provides a sociological understanding of contemporary migration both globally and with a particular focus on the U.S. (50%)

SOCIOL 3302 - Technology and Global Society

Social aspects of technology, social change, and technological development; underdevelopment and the global economy (25%)

SOCIOL 3460 - Environmental Justice

Examines environmental issues from a sociological perspective, especially human causes of environmental change such as technology, population, and consumption, and social reactions (25%)

SOCIOL 3597.01 - World Problems in Global Context

Sociological analysis of contemporary world societies – non-industrialized, industrializing, and industrialized – with special attention to major social institutions and patterns of social change (25%)

SOCIOL 5525 - Global Criminology

Intro to global crime from a criminal justice perspective (25%)

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SPANISH 2208.22 - Andean Music Ensemble

In this course, students learn to play and perform music from Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Chile, Colombia, and Argentina. The course explores various musical genres within the Andean region (100%)

SPANISH 2242 - Introduction to Latino Studies  

Introduction to the cultures, experiences, histories and definitions of Latino peoples in the United States (50%)

SPANISH 2330 - Reinventing America

Introduction to visual and verbal representation of Latin American multi-ethnic cultures through literature and visual arts; emphasis on construction of American identities and nations (100%)

SPANISH 2380 - Introduction to Latin American Film

Introduction to Latin American film traditions; analysis of genres, filmmakers, and alternate aesthetics; focus on relation of film to social, political, and economic processes (100%)

SPANISH 2506 - Latin American Culture in a Business Context

Examination of cultural differences and similarities between the U.S. and Latin America and repercussions of conducting business with competent understanding (100%)

SPANISH 3450 - Introduction to the Study of Literature and Culture in Spanish: Reading Texts

Strategies for reading literary and cultural texts from Spain and Spanish America (100%)

SPANISH 3570 - CLLC Radio

Student partners prepare 3 target language broadcasts, each 1 hour in length. Broadcasts stream live over the Internet, then become podcast for public use (100%)

SPANISH 4515 - Andean Art, Culture, and Society           

Representations of cultural, social, and literary identities in the Andean regions in early and modern societies' daily life as embodied in maps, narratives, art, photography, autobiographical and literary texts (100%)

SPANISH 4556 - Modern Spanish American Literature

Introductory critical study of issues and processes in Spanish American writing from Modernism through the present (100%)

SPANISH 4564 - Spanish Culture During Francoism

Panoramic view of the culture of Spain during the dictatorship of Franco. Use of literary and filmic productions of that period as representations of the historical, social, political & economic experiences Spain lived during those years (100%)

SPANISH 5650 - Seminar in Iberian Literatures and Cultures

Intensive study of a major theme, author, literary, or cultural problem related to the Iberian Peninsula (100%)

SPANISH 5660 - Seminar in Latin American Literatures and Cultures

Intensive study of a major theme, author, literary, or cultural problem related to Latin America (100%)

SPANISH 6700 - Introduction to Literary and Cultural Analysis

Introduction to literary and cultural theory and methods of analysis (100%)

SPANISH 7780.22 - Andean Music Ensemble

In this course, students learn to play and perform music from Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Chile, Colombia, and Argentina. The course explores various musical genres within the Andean region (100%)

SPANISH 7801 - College Teaching of Spanish and Portuguese

Methods and techniques for teaching Spanish and Portuguese language at the college level (100%)

SPANISH 8894 - Literatures and Cultures Colloquium

Forum for presentation of research (100%)

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WGSST 2305 - Gender and Sexuality in Global Perspective          

Investigates gender and sexuality in transnational and cross-cultural perspective (25%)

WGSST 3302 - Gender, War & Peacebuilding

Analysis of the gendered dimensions of political, ethnic, and economic situations involving armed struggle and peace-building. Emphasis on Latin America (25%)

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LTAM-C - Elementary Haitian Creole ll

This course is designed for the development of students’ communicative skills through listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Communications, cultures, connections, comparisons, and communities are the five goals kept in mind during the semester (Through Indiana University)

To register, please contact Megan Hasting at hasting.6@osu.edu.

Intermediate Ecuadorian Kichwa

This course is designed for the development of students’ communicative skills through listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Communications, cultures, connections, comparisons, and communities are the five goals kept in mind during the semester (Through University of Wisconsin-Madison)

To register, please contact Megan Hasting at hasting.6@osu.edu.