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AFRICANA STUDIES Courses

Currently Offered

  • AFS-246 Human Rights in the Caribbean AFS 270 The Post-Colonial Condition

Courses Offered Occasionally or No Longer Offered (*)

  • AFS-233 Southern African: History, Conflict, and Change*
  • AFS-325 The Congo, Diaspora, and Memory*
  • AFS-236 Mapping Caribbean Identities*
  • AFS-250 African Politics*
  • AFS-250 Democracy, Elections and Voting*
  • AFS-274 Globalization and Discontents* AFS-375 Aid and Volunteering in Africa*

ANTHROPOLOGY

Courses Currently Offered

  • ANTH-218 Islam and Women
  • ANTH-223 Indigenous Peoples, the Environment, and the Global Economy
  • ANTH-245 Language, Culture, Identity in the Middle East
  • ANTH-302 Human Rights through an Anthropological Lens

Courses Offered Occasionally or No Longer Offered (*)

  • ANTH-220 World Cultures*
  • ANTH-225 Food, Culture, and Globalization*
  • ANTH-227 Anthropology of Religion*
  • ANTH-228 Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Gender and Sex Roles*
  • ANTH-239 Peoples and Cultures of Africa*
  • ANTH-239 African Modernities*
  • ANTH-240 Modernity and Change in Asia/Pacific*
  • ANTH-240 Peoples and Cultures of Southeast Asia and the Pacific*
  • ANTH-240 Conflict and Crisis in France*
  • ANTH-245 Culture and Politics in the Middle East*
  • ANTH-250 Topics in Anthropology: Contemporary Scandinavia*
  • ANTH-304 Anthropology of Violence and Conflict*

ART and ART HISTORY

Courses Currently Offered

  • ARTH- 125 Survey of Western Art
  • ARTH-131 Introduction to Asian Art
  • ARTH-234 Arts of China
  • ARTH-318 Art After 1945

Courses Offered Occasionally or No Longer Offered (*)

  • ARTH-115 World Art Survey*
  • ARTH-210 Twentieth Century European Painting*

ASIAN STUDIES

Courses Currently Offered

  • AS-150 Japanese Culture and Society
  • AS-151 Chinese Culture and Society

Courses Offered Occasionally or No Longer Offered (*)

  • AS-218 Chinese Popular Culture and Society *
  • AS-271 South Asia: Contemporary Issues in Historical Perspective*

CINEMA AND MEDIA STUDIES

Courses Currently Offered

  • CIMS-250 History of World Cinema Since 1945
  • CIMS-284 Arab Film

Courses Offered Occasionally or No Longer Offered (*)

  • CIMS-251 History of World Cinema Since 1945*

ECONOMICS

Courses Currently Offered

  • ECON-214 Latin American Economic History and Development
  • ECON-249 History of Economic Thought and Analysis
  • ECON-258 Energy and Security
  • ECON-308 Political Economy
  • ECON-309 International Finance and Open Economy Macro Economics
  • ECON-338 Economic Development
  • ECON-341 Environmental Economics
  • ECON-344 Energy Economics and Public Policy

Courses Offered Occasionally or No Longer Offered (*)

  • ECON-208 Energy Economics*
  • ECON-212 African Economic History and Development*
  • ECON-213 East Asian Economic History and Development*
  • ECON-216 Political Economy of Oil*
  • ECON-222 Issues in Environment and Resource Economics*
  • ECON-232 Economics and Gender*
  • ECON-235 The Great Depression*
  • ECON-250 Economic Development*
  • ECON-255 Poverty and Health: Latin America*
  • ECON-307 The Economics of Growth and Technological Change*

ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES

Courses Currently Offered

  • ES-121 Environmental Issues
  • ES-127 Plants, People and the Environment
  • ES-161 Human Geography
  • ES-196 Environmental Science and Society
  • ES-223 Earth System Science
  • ES-333 Environmental Policy
  • Courses Offered Occasionally or No Longer Offered (*)
  • ES-162 World Regional Geography*
  • ES-240 Energy: Production and Use*
  • ES-323 Geologic Disasters and Global Change*
  • ES-334 Global Environment and Development*

FRENCH

Courses Currently Offered

  • FREN-310 Revolutions: Political, Social and Cultural

Courses Offered Occasionally or No Longer Offered (*)

  • FREN-211 French Civilization*
  • FREN-315 Immigrants and Young Ethnics: The French Paradox*

GERMAN STUDIES

Courses Offered Occasionally or No Longer Offered (*)

  • GER-305 Germany Today*
  • GER-340 Topics in Modern German Culture*
  • GER-351 Women and Nazism*
  • GER-351 The German – Jewish Experience*

GLOBALIZATION STUDIES

Courses Currently Offered

      • GS-225 Conceptualizing Globalization

HEALTH SCIENCE

Courses Currently Offered

      • HS-322 Global Health

HISTORY

Courses Currently Offered

      • HIST-208 Islamic History 600-1500
      • HIST-216 Modern Russia and the Soviet Union
      • HIST-218 Modern Germany
      • HIST-219 The Great War
      • HIST-223 Modern China
      • HIST-224 Modern Japan
      • HIST-228 Modern Australia
      • HIST-264 Brazil: Earthly Paradise to Industrial Giant
      • HIST-272 African History and Society From 1880s
      • HIST-318 Europe 1914 to 1945
      • HIST-319 Europe Since 1945
      • HIST-325 Tokugawa Japan 16th – 19th Centuries
      • HIST-330 The Ottoman Empire: 1300-1923
      • HIST-361 The Mexican Revolution
      • HIST-373 History of Sub-Sahara Africa in the Twentieth Century

Courses Offered Occasionally or No Longer Offered (*)

      • HIST-203 History of the British Isles to 1800*
      • HIST-204 History of the British Isles since 1800*
      • HIST-222 History of East Asia:1800 to the Present*
      • HIST-226 The History and Science of the Atomic Bombings of Japan*
      • HIST-262 Modern Latin American History*
      • HIST-270 Topics in African History: History of Islam in Africa*
      • HIST-271 African History and Society to 1880s*
      • HIST-278 History of Islamic Technology*
      • HIST-279 U.S. and the Middle East*
      • HIST-312 Britain, Nation and Empire, 1660-1815*
      • HIST-313 Renaissance and Reformation*
      • HIST-314 Early Modern Europe, 1555-1750*
      • HIST-316 Transformations in Nineteenth Century Europe*
      • HIST-323 Gender in Modern Japan*
      • HIST- 326 Science and Technology in Modern Society*
      • HIST-346 Slavery, Rebellion, and Emancipation*
      • HIST-348 Early Twentieth-Century America*
      • HIST-349 The United States since 1945*
      • HIST-350 The Modern Black Freedom Struggle in America*
      • HIST-364 Creating Social Difference in Brazilian History*
      • HIST -371 Modern African Environments*
      • HIST-376 France and Sub-Saharan Africa*
      • HIST-379 US-Middle East Interaction: 1776 – 1979*
      • HIST-380 Conquest Narratives in Islamic History*

INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES

Courses Offered Occasionally or No Longer Offered (*)

      • IDS-121 Introduction to Peace and Justice Studies*
      • IDS-252 Youth and New Media in the Middle East*
      • IDS-322 Science, Technology and Nuclear Weapons*

ITALIAN STUDIES

Courses Currently Offered

      • ITAL-260 Italian Culture
      • ITAL-302 Italy in the New Millennium
      • Courses Offered Occasionally or No Longer Offered (*)
      • ITAL-250 Modern Italy 1860 to Present*
      • ITAL-240 Immigration and Contemporary Italy*
      • ITAL-285 Wartime Italy: Cinema and Novel*

LATIN AMERICAN, CARIBBEAN, AND LATINO STUDIES

Courses Currently Offered

      • LAS-147 Contemporary Latin American Culture
      • LAS-262 Social Development of Latin America
      • LAS-263 Modern Latin American History
      • LAS-264 Brazil: Earthly Paradise to Industrial Giant
      • LAS-267 Society and Politics in Latin America
      • LAS-331 Reinventing Latin American Societies
      • LAS-361 The Mexican Revolution

Courses Offered Occasionally or No Longer Offered (*)

      • LAS-214 Latin American Economic History and Development*
      • LAS-231 Gender and in Africa and Afro-Latin America*
      • LAS-275 Latin American Politics*
      • LAS-276 Contemporary Mexican State and Society*
      • LAS-364 Creating Social Difference in Brazilian History*


MUSIC

Courses Currently Offered

      • MUS_CLAS102 World Music
      • MUS_CLAS211 Western Art Music II

OMS

Courses Currently Offered

      • OMS-385 International Management

PHILOSOPHY

Courses Currently Offered

      • PHIL-105 Contemporary Moral Issues
      • PHIL-207 Early Modern European Philosophy
      • PHIL-208 Kant and the Nineteenth Century
      • PHIL-215 Latin American and Caribbean Philosophy
      • PHIL-221 Philosophy of Mind
      • PHIL-224 Philosophy and Human Rights
      • PHIL-247 Philosophy of Race

Courses Offered Occasionally or No Longer Offered (*)

      • PHIL-107 Environmental Ethics*
      • PHIL-108 Philosophy and Food*
      • PHIL-216 Philosophy and Human Nature*
      • PHIL-219 Philosophy of Peace and Nonviolence*
      • PHIL-222 Philosophical Perspectives on Justice*
      • PHIL-223 Gandhi and Philosophy*
      • PHIL-226 Philosophy of Resistance*
      • PHIL-227 Beyond Terrorism*
      • PHIL-228 Imprisonment Identity and Liberation*
      • PHIL-233 Philosophy of Science*
      • PHIL-237 Philosophy of Religion*
      • PHIL-240 World Philosophy*
      • PHIL-252 Social and Political Philosophy*
      • PHIL-318 Ethics, Choices, and Economic Life*
      • PHIL-328 Deliberative Democracy*
      • PHIL-341 Contemporary Continental Philosophy*

POLITICAL SCIENCE

Courses Currently Offered

  • POL-202 Topics in Political Theory: Democratic Political Theory
  • POL-203 Topics in IR: International Human Rights
  • POL-203 Topics in IR: Governing the World
  • POL-204 Topics in Comparative Politics: Introduction to the EU
  • POL-252 North-South Dialogue
  • POL-253/303 Nationalism and Ethnic Conflict
  • POL-270 Government and Politics in China
  • POL-271 Government and Politics in Japan
  • POL-303 Topics in International Politics: Ethics and International Relations
  • POL-304 Topics in Comparative Politics: Politics of Global Regions: Europe
  • POL-304 Topics in Comparative Politics: Comparative Civil Military Relations
  • POL-333 Environmental Policy
  • POL-344 U.S. National Security Policy
  • POL-347 Global Conflict Management
  • POL-351 The Political Economy of Armed Conflict

Courses Offered Occasionally or No Longer Offered (*)

    • POL-202 Topics in Political Theory: Foundations of Political Order*
    • POL-202 Topics in Political Theory: Politics and Philosophy*
    • POL-203 US Foreign Policy and the Middle East*
    • POL-203 International Political Economy*
    • POL 203 Fragile States and Security*
    • POL-260 West European Politics*
    • POL-261 Introduction to East and Central European Politics*
    • POL-267 Settler States and Indigenous Peoples*
    • POL-275 Latin American Politics*
    • POL-303 Topics in International Politics: War and Politics*
    • POL-303 Topics in International Politics: Political Economy of Globalization*
    • POL-303 NATO and the EU*
    • POL-304 Topics in Comparative Politics: Issues in Middle East Politics*
    • POL-304 Topics in Comparative Politics: Europe and the EU*
    • POL-346 International Relations Theory*
    • POL-362 Peasants, Politics and Rebellion*
    • POL-363 Politics of Developing Areas*
    • POL-383 The Holocaust and Modern Political Thought*

    RELIGIOUS STUDIES

    Courses Currently Offered

    • REL-214 Introduction to Judaism
    • REL-220 Religion and Colonialism
    • REL-238 Religion and Politics in the Middle East
    • REL-244 Introduction to Buddhism
    • REL-248 Religions of China
    • REL-338 Ethics After The Holocaust
    • REL-241 Introduction to Hinduism
    • REL-362 Violent/Non Violent Global Religious Perspectives

    Courses Offered Occasionally or No Longer Offered (*)

    • REL-138 Topics in Religious Thought: Introduction to the Quran*
    • REL-227 Religion and Society*
    • REL-237 Twentieth Century Jewish Thought *
    • REL-238 The Holocaust and Jewish Thought*
    • REL-247 Introduction to Religions of South Asia*
    • REL-249 Religions of Japan*
    • REL-251 Introduction to Chinese Classical Thought*
    • REL-254 Confucianism*
    • REL-264 Religion and the Environment*
    • REL-270 Introduction to Islam*
    • REL-271 Sufism: The Mystic Path in Islam*
    • REL-272 Islam in the Modern World*
    • REL-320 Religion and Colonialism*
    • REL-360 Religious Diversity and Conflict in South Asia*
    • REL-358 Islam in South Asia*

    SOCIOLOGY

    Courses Currently Offered

    • OC-202 Wealth, Power and Prestige
    • SOC-204 Sociology of Mass Media and Popular Culture
    • SOC-244 Global Sexualities
    • SOC-262 Social Development of Latin America
    • SOC-267 Society and Politics in Latin America
    • SOC-331 Reinventing Latin American Societies

    Courses Offered Occasionally or No Longer Offered (*)

    • SOC-209 Race and Ethnic Relations*
    • SOC-217 Gender Inequality*
    • SOC-241 Globalization*
    • SOC-243 The Chinese Connection: Chinese Demographics From a Global Perspective*
    • SOC-312 Theories of Social Change*

    SPANISH

    Courses Currently Offered

    • SPAN-301 CCC Hispanic Cultures
    • SPAN-306 Cultural Topics: Spain

    Courses Offered Occasionally or No Longer Offered (*)

    • SPAN-301 Culture and Human Rights in Latin America*
    • SPAN-307 Cultural Topics: Latin America*
    • SPAN-309 Current Events Hispanic World*

    WOMEN, GENDER, SEXUALITY

    Courses Currently Offered

    • WGS-210 Topics: Gender and Global Migrations
    • WGS-210 Queer Globalization
    • WGS-226 Feminism in Global Perspective

    Courses Offered Occasionally or No Longer Offered (*)

    • WGS-210 Topics in Women's Studies: Women in Islamic Society*
    • WGS-230 Women and Development*
    • WGS-231 Gender and Change in Africa and Afro-Latin America*
    • WGS-251 Women and Nazism*