German culture past and present through the lens of sports. Intellectual, societal, and historical-political contexts. Comparisons to Britain, France, and the U.S.
Archaeology, history and ethnography of the aboriginal hunter gatherers of southern Africa, the San people.
Battles still current within Germany¿s collective memory. Sources include the narrative resources of museums, and experts on the German history in Berlin and Potsdam. Field trips.
Fundamental changes in Chinese media.
Required for students enrolled in OSPBER 21B; open to students in other German language classes.
Classical Chinese literature from the beginning (ca. 1000 BC) to the 14th centure. Primary texts in translation with attention to the poetic works that feature Chinese literary tradition.
For intermediate and advanced students. Focus is on Berlin through film, literature, music, live performance, news media, and field trips.
China¿s relations with the outside world, with a focus on Africa and the Middle East.
The unsteady history of the German economy in the Wilhelmine Empire, the Weimar Republic, the Third Reich, the post WWII divided and united Germany.
The institutional architecture of the EU and its current agenda. Weaknesses, strengths, and relations with partners and neighbors. Discussions with European students.
Introduction to Australian society, history, culture, politics, and identity.
Conversation, grammar, reading, elementary composition.
Three quarter sequence. Basic language skills in Mandarin to function abroad.
Continuation of CHINLANG 7. Basic language skill in Mandarin to function abroad. Prerequisite: CHINLANG 7 or consent of instructor
Stages of Chinese cinema from the establishment of P.R. China in 1949 to the present.
How people communicate, what they achieve through their communications, and the social and cultural consequences of these communicative behaviors.