Review of grammatical structures; grammar in its communicative context.
May be repeated for credit.
Recent trends in art, current Italian artistic production, differences and the dialogue among visual arts. Events, schools, and movements of the 20th century.
Intensive sequence integrating language, culture, and sociopolitics of Chile.
Japanese society, its historical development, social transformation and challenges in an age of globalization as seen through study of minorities and immigrants in contemporary Japan.
Key features of Chinese society and their applications to Chinese business culture from a sociological perspective. Structural differences between Chinese and U.S.
Elite, mass-media, and popular cultural changes in Chile under conditions of economic and political liberalization.
The Saint James' Way as a tool to understand historic dynamics from a global perspective.
The cultures of Berlin as preserved in museums, monuments, and architecture. Berlin's cityscape as a narrative of its history from baroque palaces to vestiges of E.
Evolution and nature of government science and innovation policy beginning after the breakup of the Soviet Union and its impact, aiming to understand why science did not turn into business.
Theory and history of mass spectator sports and their role in modern societies. Comparisons with U.S., Britain, and France; the peculiarities of sports in German culture.
Trends and drivers that will shape events, and constrain or expand opportunities for selected countries or regions during the period between 2012 and 2025.
Grammatical structures, listening, reading, writing, speaking skills, and insight into the Italian culture through authentic materials. Intermediate to advanced grammar.
Topics include: the relationship between atomic structure and macroscopic properties of man-made and natural materials; mechanical and thermodynamic behavior of surgical implants including alloys,