AU 2018 Courses

African and African American Studies

Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics

Anthropology

Art Administration, Education, and Policy

Business Administration: Finance

Business Administration: Management and Human Resources
Business Administration: Management Science
Business Administration
City and Regional Planning
Comparative Studies
Dance
Economics

Education: Teaching and Learning

Environment and Natural Resources

Geography
History
Art History

Health Services Management and Policy

Horticulture and Crop Sciences
International Studies

Law
Linguistics

Marketing and Logistics
Music

Nursing Advancement
Nursing
Political Science

Public Affairs

Public Health

Portuguese

Quechua

Religious Studies

Rural Sociology
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish (Non Language Courses)

Theatre
Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

 

 

African American & African Studies (AFAMAST)


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%)

 

Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economies (AEDECON)

 

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 & Globalization

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

AEDECON 4534: Comparative Challenges to Economic Development: Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America, and China

An introductory survey course of issues shaping economic development in these regions. (50%)

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

World-wide 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%)

 

Anthropology (ANTHROP)

 

ANTHROP 2202 – Peoples & Cultures: An Introduction to Cultural Anthropology

Comparative survey of traditional and contemporary peoples (25%)

ANTHROP 3597.01 – Crisis! An Anthropological Perspective of Global Issues

Analysis of cultural conflict in developing nations resulting from rapid technological and social change, with emphasis on Latin America (25%)

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 7701 – Advanced Topics in Physical Anthropology: Modern Human Physical Variation

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

 

Art Administration, Education, and Policy (ARTEDUC)

 

ARTEDUC 2367.01 – Visual Culture: Diversity & Social Justice

Study of art from diverse ethnic cultures in North America and Mexico (25%)

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%)

 

Business Administration (BUSADM)

 

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%)

 

Business & Finance (BUSFIN)


BUSFIN 3250 – Foundations of International Finance

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

BUSFIN 4250 – Global Finance

Implications for financial managers of global economic policy (25%)

BUSFIN 4255– International Finance

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

 

City & Regional Planning (CRPLAN)

 

CRPLAN 4597 – The Global Environment in Planning

A review of challenges in developed and developing countries, examining planning issues associated with economic developing, social equity, growth, and rural development (25%)

 

Comparative Studies (COMPSTDS)

 

COMPSTDS 2301 – Introduction to World Literature

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

COMPSTDS 2322 – Intro to Latino Studies

Introduction to history, politics, and cultural production of Latino/a communities in the US and its borderlands.

COMPSTDS 2367.02 - U.S. Latino Identity: Latino/a identity in the U.S.

Latino/a cultural history and expression and on role of race, class, gender, and sexuality in identity construction (50%)

COMPSTDS 2367.08 - American Identity in the World

American culture from the perspective of foreign cultures, as seen in literature, film, art, music, journalism, folklore, and popular culture (25%)

COMPSTDS 3302 – Translating Literatures and Cultures

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

COMPSTDS 3360 – Intro to Globalization and Culture

History and contemporary dimensions of globalization (25%)

COMPSTDS 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%)

COMPSTDS 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%)

 

 

Dance (DANCE)

 

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%)

 

Economics (ECON)

 

ECON 4130 – World Economic Development in Historic Perspective

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

ECON 4140 – Economic History of the Americas

A survey of economic development in the Americas through the 20th century (100%)

ECON 4560 – Cooperation and Conflict in the Global Economy

The economic, social, and political bases for and responses to increasing global economic integration (25%)

 

Education: Teaching and Learning (EDUTL)

 


EDUTL 5612 – Secondary Methods in World Language Education

Theory and practice of teaching world language in secondary (middle and high school) classrooms; use and preparation of instructional materials current theory and practice in world language teaching, learning, and assessment (50%)


EDUTL 5613 – Teaching of Modern Foreign Language II

Study of the use of new instructional materials for intermediate and advanced foreign language classes; teaching of reading, writing, literature, and culture; evaluation. (50%)

 

Environment and Natural Resources (ENR)

 

ENR 5790.10 – Study Abroad: Antarctica

Opportunity for students to study at a foreign institution and receive Ohio State credit for that work (100%)

ENR 5797.07 – Study at a Foreign Institution: Dominican Republic

Opportunity for students to study at a foreign institution and receive Ohio State credit for that work (100%)

 

Geography (GEOG)


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 3752 – Geography of Latin America

A thematic introduction to the lands and peoples of the region, with emphasis on interconnection between biophysical systems, landscape change, and population dynamics (urbanization, migration) (100%)


GEOG 3900 – Global Climate Change

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%)

 

History of Art (HISTART)


HISTART 2005 – History of Latin American Art

Prehispanic and Early Modern (100%)

 

History (HIST)


HIST 2110 – Introduction to Native American Peoples from Mesoamerica

Introductory survey of the Native American peoples from Mesoamerica (contemporary Guatemala, Honduras, Southern Mexico) (100%)


HIST 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%)


HIST 3106 – History of Mexico

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


HIST 4100 – Readings in Latin American History

Advanced readings on selected topics in Latin American History (100%)


HIST 7500 – Studies in Topics of International History

Colloquium in International History (25%)


HIST 7650 – Studies in World History

Analysis of seminal works and concepts in the development of global-scaled integrative approaches to world history (25%)

 

Health Services Management and Policy (PUBHHMP)


PUBHHMP 4650 – United States & International Health Care

Introduction to the history, organization, and politics of the global health care system, critical review of selected issues using different analytic frameworks (50%)

 

Horticulture and Crop Sciences (HCS)


HCS 5797.03 – Agriculture and Agro-Ecosystems in Chile

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

 

International Studies (INTSTDS)


INTSTDS 2100 – Introduction to Latin America

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


INTSTDS 2500 – Intro to Development Studies

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


INTSTDS 3850 – Intro 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 4534 – Comparative Challenges to Economic Development

Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America, and China: An introductory survey course of issues shaping economic development in Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America, and China, such as: population growth, agricultural development, industrialization, trade, structural adjustment, and environmental issues.


INTSTDS 4535 – International Economic Development

Study of the growth and diversification of developing economies and the causes of poverty and inequality (25%)


INTSTDS 4560 – Cooperation and Conflict in the Global Economy

The economic, social, and political bases for, and responses to, increasing global economic integration. Cross-listed with AEDE 4560 (25%)


INTSTDS 4597.01 – Food, Population, and the Environment

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

 

INTSTDS 4800 – Cultural Diplomacy

Exchange of information, ideas, and values among nations and peoples. Public and private mechanisms for these exchanges are explored (25%)


INTSTDS 5800 – International Law

Examination of the varied sources, traditions, functions, and structures of international law and its significance in maintaining stability, continuity and communication in the international system (25%)


Law (LAW)


LAW 7124 – International Dispute Resolution

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


LAW 7230 - International Business Transaction

Legal problems in transnational context arising from doing business abroad; investments; establishment; exchange controls; trade, licensing; extraterritoriality of regulatory legislation; international agreements; European Common Market. (25%)


LAW 7712 – International Law

International agreements; status of states and individuals; recognition; jurisdiction; international claims; expropriation; human rights; sovereign immunity; war and peace; law of the sea; presidential congressional power (25%)


LAW 8303 – Immigration Law

Law concerning persons who want to come to the United States on a temporary or permanent basis (50%)

 

Linguistics (LING)


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%)


LING 5651 – Languages in Contact

Study of the effects of language contact on the structure of the involved languages, and of the characteristics of the individuals and communities involved in language contact (25%)

 

Management Science (BUSMGT)


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%)

 

Management and Human Resources (BUSMHR)


BUSMHR 2000 – Intro to International Business

Basic coverage of world trade and investment problems, and intro to multinational corporation strategies and varied 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%)

 

Marketing & Logistics (BUSML)


BUSML 4253 – Global Marketing

Examines the theory of marketing across national borders, marketing and market research within different foreign environments (25%)

 

Music (MUSIC)


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%)

 

Nursing Advancement (NRSADVN)


NURSADVN 3430 – Cultural Competencies in Health Care

US and Global Contexts: Introduction to the concepts and techniques for the provision of culturally competent care within the U.S. and across global contexts. Cross-listed with NURSING 3430 (100%)

 

Nursing (NURSING)


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%)

 

Political Science (POLITSC)


POLITSC 1200 – Intro 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 a 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 (100%)

POLITSC 4300 – Theories of International Relations

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

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%)

POLITSC 4455 – Human Rights

Examines human rights, including the United Nations Declaration on Human Rights; coercive enforcement of rights; hunger, violence, persecution, and economic rights (25%)

POLITSC 4893 – Topics in International Politics: Latin America 

POLITSC 4940 – The Politics of Immigration

Provides overview of international migration phenomenon: patterns of international migration, reasons for immigration, acceptance of immigrants by governments and public, dynamics of anti-immigrant sentiment (25%)

POLITSC 7193.02 – Comparative Politics

Individual studies in political science; student work is evaluated by papers and/or special examinations.

POLITSC 7193.03 – International Politics

Individual studies in political science; student work is evaluated by papers and/or special examinations. Latin America focus.

POLITSC 7300 - Theories of International Relations

Examination of such basic concepts and theories as equilibrium models, balance of power, national interest, geopolitical configurations. (25%)

POLITSC 8782 – Research in Comparative Politics

Seminar on various topics in comparative politics (50%)

 

Portuguese (PORTGSE)


PORTGSE 4193 – Individual Studies

Related to Brazilian Portuguese and culture (100%)

PORTGSE 5650 – Literatures and Cultures in Portuguese, from Romanticism to Modernism

Intensive exploration of a specific topic or problem; topic varies, for example: modern Brazilian novel, Luso-African literature, Portuguese poetry since 1974 (100%)

 

Public Affairs (PUBAFRS)


PUBAFRS 5610 – Innovation, Policy, and the Global Economy

This course examines frameworks and theories of public administration, governance, and policy for science and engineering at the international level (25%)

 

Public Health (PUBHLTH)


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%)

 

Quechua (QUECHUA)


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.

QUECHUA 5502.51 – Beginning Quechua II: Individualized Instruction

For students who have taken Quechua 5501.01 or 5501.51 or who have previous basic knowledge of Quechua at the beginning level. This course will be comprehensive, integrating culture and language from the southern Quechua family spoken in Peru.

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.

QUECHUA 5503.51 – Intermediate Quechua I: Individualized Instruction

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.

QUECHUA 5504.51 – Intermediate Quechua II: Individualized Instruction

An intermediate language course intended for students with experience in Quechua. The variety taught will be from the southern Quechua family spoken in Bolivia and Peru.

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.

 

Religious Studies (RELSTDS)


RELSTDS 4873 – Contemporary Religious Movements in Global Context

Examination of contemporary religious movements within the context of larger political, cultural, and economic processes, including post-colonialism, modernization, and globalization (25%)

 

Rural Sociology (RURLSOC)


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%)

 

Social Work (SOCWORK)


SOCWORK 1140 – Minority Perspective: Race, Ethnicity, 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%)

 

Sociology (SOCIOL)


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 5450 – Sociology of Global Health & Illness

Sociological study of international health and illness and related behaviors, disease processes, correlates of diseases, global efforts to improve health, and comparative health care systems (50%)

SOCIOL 5525 – Global Criminology

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

 

Spanish – Literary & Cultural Studies (SPAN)


SPAN 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%)

SPAN 2242 – Introduction to Latino Studies

Intro to the cultures, experiences, histories and definitions of Latino peoples in the United States; taught in English (50%)

SPAN 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%)

SPAN 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. Taught in English (100%)

SPAN 2520 – Latin American Literature (in Translation): Fictions and Realities

Critical examination of modern Latin American literature (in English translation), paying close attention to its own literary and cultural traditions. Taught in English (100%)

SPAN 3450 – Introduction to the Study of Literature and Culture in Spanish

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

SPAN 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%)

SPAN 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%)

SPAN 4555 – Indigenous, Colonial, & National Literatures and Cultures of Spanish America

Introductory critical study of issues and processes in the formation of indigenous, colonial, and national expression through 19th century regional discourses (100%)

SPAN 4557.10 – Intro to Latino Literature in the U.S.

Introductory critical study of authors, topics, and movements in Latino literature from the late 19th century to the present (50%)

SPAN 4560 – Intro to Spanish American Culture

Major elements in the culture of the peoples of Spanish America (100%)

SPAN 4565H – Latin American Indigenous Literatures and Cultures

Introduction to continuities and transformations that link Latin American colonial indigenous texts with contemporary cultural expression (100%)

SPAN 4590H – Interdisciplinary Protocols: Identity and National Formation in Latin America

Perspectives from Lit: Examines the intersections between history and literature, and exposes students to core discussions in contemporary historical and cultural scholarship (100%)

SPAN 5620 – Gender and Power in the Americas

Focuses on the interpretation of gender and power in hemispheric Latin American and U.S. Latino/a cultural production. The seminar promotes inquiry in the areas of gender and power, performance studies, and the problems and prospects of Latinos as peoples shaped by the legacies of colonial, neoliberal, and patriarchal social orderings (100%)

SPAN 5660 – Seminar in Latin American Literatures and Cultures

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

SPAN 5689S – Spanish in Ohio: An Experiential Course

Interaction with Hispanic communities in Ohio; intensive and extensive practice with Spanish as spoken by native speakers from the U.S. and abroad. Not open to native speaker of Spanish unless their secondary education was completed in the United States (100%)

SPAN 6700 – Introduction to Literary and Cultural Analysis

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

SPAN 7595 - Narratives of the Amazonian Colonial Frontier

This comparative course relies on a variety of accounts produced by European colonizers, especially Spaniards and Portuguese, as well as by Indigenous subjects about the Amazonian forest and its inhabitants.  The chronological period covered in the course expands from 1492, date of the signing of the Treaty of Tordesillas, to 1759, date of the expulsion of the Jesuit missionaries from the Amazon region by the Marquis of Pombal.  Colonial and postcolonial theories will be used to analyze the primary texts. Graduate students from the Iberian, Latin American and Luso-Brazilian programs are encouraged to take this course. (100%)

SPAN 7650 – Estudios culturales latinoamericanos: teorías, prácticas, polémicas

The class will trace and display the genealogical lines and epistemological crossroads that mark the socio-historical and geo-cultural specificity of Latin American cultural studies by signaling its peculiar aesthetic, institutional, political, and cultural problematics, its diverse methodologies, and its historical antecedents, precursors, and founders, always in dialogue with a multiplicity of external influences. (100%)

SPAN 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%)

SPAN 7800 – Latin American Film

SPAN 7800 pretende ofrecerles a los estudiantes una introducción al cine latinoamericano al trazar su trayectoria histórica desde el cine mudo hasta el presente, al examinar diferentes contextos y modos de producción, y al analizar diferentes tendencias estéticas.   A la vez, se propone darles una introducción al análisis fílmico al familiarizarles con los términos especializados y con varias líneas críticas y teóricas que han surgido del campo de los estudios fílmicos. (100%)

SPAN 7801 – College Teaching of Spanish and Portuguese

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

SPAN 8894 – Literatures & Culture Colloquium

Forum for presentation of research (100%)


Theatre (THEATRE)


THEATRE 5751 – Performance and Culture in Cuba

This course explores culture in Cuba, past and present, with emphasis on the performing and visual arts. We consider the important historical, economic, and political contexts that inform Cuban arts today (100%)


Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (WGSST)


WGSST 2340 – Latina Experience in the U.S.

Introduces the important and far reaching issues of Latinas today, recognizing the contributions of these women to U.S. history, the women’s movement, and feminism (25%)

WGSST 2367.02 – US Latina Writers: Text and Context

Writing and analysis of U.S. Latina experience, with emphasis on interdisciplinary relationships between literature and U.S. Latina socio-political history (25%)

 

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