Introduction to approaches and issues in the study of culture and the arts internationally. Central to the course is the theoretical concept of the arts as forms of cultural expression, representation, and transformation.
Introduces students to pressing environmental and health changes around the world, such as deforestation, global climate change, HIV/AIDS, and the resurgence of tuberculosis. Focuses on problems that are interrelated with each other and with economic development, that cross natio...
Leigh Ann Martinez;
Focuses on the interaction between social, political, and economic forces and human development conditions at global, national, and subnational scales; introduces major theoretical perspectives on the structure, function, and governance of markets, as well as a substantial part o...
Introduction to basic issues relating to human rights and social movements, emphasizing the differing ways that these topics are addressed in various disciplines and thought about within various global cultures.
Examination of global communication as a process governed by culture-specific and institution-specific rules. Semiotic aspects of meditation are covered as well as nation and state mediation in mass communication (including the setting of policy on language and arts) and the role...
Stephanie De Boer
Introduction to the development of the modern state and notions of nationalism that shape the world's political identities, dominate international relations, and also define stateless people's positions, as well as the role of international institutions in mediating and regulatin...
This course focuses on the intensive study and analysis of selected international problems and issues within an interdisciplinary format. Topics will vary but will cut across fields, regions, and periods.
Maria Lope Sola;
This seminar will examine an international issue through a foreign perspective.Â¿Course readings and discussions will be conducted in a foreign language at an advanced level.Â¿ The seminar's objective is to expose participants to global problems utilizing no-U.S. sources.