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OSPOXFRD 11: The European City

The long and complex growth of European cities over the last millennium, looking mainly at their physical development but looking also at their economic, social and political evolution. Focus on Oxford, whose history goes back for more than a millennium, but also look for comparative purposes at Florence, Paris and Berlin. Topics to be covered in detail include urban architecture and planning, the provision of housing and public facilities, and the ways in which old cities have responded to the changing needs of the contemporary world. Enrollment limited.
Terms: Aut | Units: 5 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Tyack, G. (PI)

OSPOXFRD 17: Novels of Sensation: Gothic, Detective Story, Prohibition, and Transgression in Victorian Fiction

Literary and moral value of transgressive sub-genres of the novel; what they reveal about Victorian society's anxiety over prohibited elements in the domestic and public spheres. Sources include gothic and detective novels.
Terms: Aut | Units: 5 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

OSPOXFRD 18: Making Public Policy: An Introduction to Political Philosophy, Politics, and Economics

UK and U.S. What should society look like? How should incomes be distributed? How should it be taxed? How much inequality is acceptable? The overlap of economics with practical politics through political philosophy behind the government decisions; how public policy ought to be formulated. Issues include poverty, environmental policy, trade and globalization, and transport.
Terms: Win | Units: 4-5 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-SocSci, GER:EC-GlobalCom, WAY-SI | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Solywoda, S. (GP)

OSPOXFRD 20: Oxford Philosophy: Its Origins and Legends

Historical roots of Oxford Philosophy, both in Oxford and in Cambridge, including such traditions as Common Sense Philosophy and Logical Positivism. Analysis of the movement itself with its influences on Behaviorism, and its major players, including readings by Ayer, Ryle and others. Analysis of the legacies of Oxford Philosophy, which continue to this day, including Identity Theory and Functionalism, as well as more recent movements. What better place is there to study Oxford philosophy than in Oxford itself?
Terms: Win | Units: 4-5 | UG Reqs: WAY-A-II, WAY-SI | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Skokowski, P. (PI)

OSPOXFRD 22: British Politics Past and Present

The political system of the United Kingdom; contemporary scholarly debates about UK politics and the UK constitution; and critical analysis of these debates and of current issues in UK politics (including constitutional reform), using contemporary political science and political theory.
Terms: Spr | Units: 4-5 | UG Reqs: WAY-SI | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

OSPOXFRD 24: British and American Constitutional Systems in Comparative Perspective

Introduction to the study of constitutions and constitutional systems of government. The workings of the British and American systems of government. Comparative study of the most important constitutional issues facing Britain and the U.S. such as how suspected terrorists should be treated in a time of war. How to think about fundamental constitutional questions.
Terms: Aut | Units: 4-5 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-SocSci | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Solywoda, S. (GP)

OSPOXFRD 33: Independent Study on Philosophy of Mind

Topics in Philosophy of Mind, which might include Behaviorism, Identity Theory, Functionalism, Representationalism, Mental Content, Consciousness, Connectionism, or other topics with approval of the Instructor.
Terms: Win | Units: 1-4 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Skokowski, P. (PI)

OSPOXFRD 41: Western Thought: Origins of Twentieth Century Semiotics

Story of semiotic exploration, its contributions to literary critical theory, Marxist critique and feminist critique, in development of twentieth century thought. Close look at principle authors and circumstances that engendered their writings. Questions about the relationship between thought and environment, and between ideology and action raised by looking at the way twentieth century events influenced thinkers to consider the purposes of language in society, in identity , and in authority.
Terms: Spr | Units: 5 | UG Reqs: WAY-A-II, WAY-SI | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Solywoda, S. (PI)

OSPOXFRD 45: British Economic Policy since World War II

Development of British economic policy making from 1945, focusing on political economy including: ideological motives of governments; political business cycle; and the influence of changing intellectual fashions. Policy areas: attitude to the pound; control of the business cycle; and the role of the state in the economy. Prerequisite: ECON 50.
Terms: Aut | Units: 5 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-SocSci, WAY-SI | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Solywoda, S. (GP)

OSPOXFRD 54: Empire and Emancipation: British Imperialism in Africa, c. 1880-1960

African experiences of British imperialism in the late nineteenth century and early twentieth century, engaging with colonial thought, missionary encounters, rebellion and resistance, nationalism, pan-Africanism and decolonization. Central themes of imperial history in various parts of the continent; introduction to historical methodologies with the opportunity to explore pertinent archives and museums.
Terms: Spr | Units: 5 | UG Reqs: WAY-ED, WAY-SI | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

OSPOXFRD 57: The Rise of the Woman Writer 1660-1860

Emergence and rise of the professional woman writer from playwright and Royalist spy Aphra Behn (1640-89) to novelist and proto-feminist Charlotte Bronte (1816-55). How women writers dealt with criticism for writing publicly, placing each author and text in its historical and literary context. Range of poets, playwrights, and novelists including Eliza Haywood, Frances Burney, and Mary Elizabeth Braddon. Topics: gender roles and proto-feminism, the public versus the private sphere, sexuality, courtship and marriage.
Terms: Win | Units: 5 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-Hum, GER:EC-Gender, WAY-A-II | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

OSPOXFRD 60: Shakespeare and his Contemporaries

Study of Shakespeare's work alongside that of his contemporaries. Characteristics of his art as well as insight into this period of British history. Visits to performances of plays.
Terms: Spr | Units: 5 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-Hum | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

OSPOXFRD 68: Modern Architecture and the Utopian Vision

Modern architecture's crucial part in shaping our daily environment. Examine both the practical and the visionary origins of the Modern Movement in architecture in 20th-century Europe and America and examine its development down to the present day. Visits to see some of the recent Oxford buildings and to reflect on how architects have responded to the needs of one of the world's top universities as it undergoes rapid change and growth. Taught by one of the founders of the Oxford-based firm that carried out the award-winning refurbishment and expansion of Stanford House, Oxford, in 2014-15.
Terms: Win | Units: 5 | UG Reqs: WAY-A-II | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Solywoda, S. (GP)

OSPOXFRD 93: Collecting the World

The art, science, and culture of the creation, transmission and collection of valuable, useful and informative objects and texts before the twentieth century, and the associated theories, purposes, and methods for collecting `worldly' goods and other valuables. Means by which local academic practices engaged with global developments in the arts and sciences through examination of primarily early modern material and intellectual culture in and around Oxfordshire. Assessments of quality, meaning, usage, cultural significance and the reception of material ¿treasures¿ in the storage rooms, vaults, and on display in museums, galleries, and libraries.
Terms: Spr | Units: 5 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II, WAY-SI | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Solywoda, S. (GP)

OSPOXFRD 95: Global Islam and the British Empire

Oxford as the intellectual hub of Britain's lengthy engagement with Islam and Muslim societies and as a window onto the history and contemporary politics of empire, religion, race, gender, migration, and citizenship. How European scholars came to "know" Islam through material culture, archaeology, manuscripts, and art. British colonial rule in South Asia, the Middle East, and Africa through examination of artifacts and textual sources in museums, libraries, and archives of Oxford and London. Politics of Islam in British society since the dissolution of the empire. How competing claims about migration, gender, race, secularism, geopolitics, militancy, cosmopolitanism, and 'Britishness' have framed debates about Islam and Muslims in Britain, Europe, and the world today.
Terms: Aut | Units: 5 | UG Reqs: WAY-ED, WAY-SI | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Crews, R. (PI)

OSPOXFRD 96: Modern Afghanistan

This independent study course will explore the history and contemporary politics of Afghanistan.
Terms: Aut | Units: 3-5 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Crews, R. (PI)

OSPOXFRD 117W: Gender and Social Change in Modern Britain

Changes in the social institutions, attitudes, and values in Britain over the past 20 years with specific reference to shifts in gender relations. Demographic, economic and social factors; review of theoretical ideas. Men's and women's shifting roles in a fast-moving society.
Terms: Win | Units: 4-5 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-SocSci, GER:EC-Gender, WAY-ED, WAY-SI | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

OSPOXFRD 195A: Tutorial in Anthropology

Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 6-7 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Solywoda, S. (PI)

OSPOXFRD 195B: Tutorial in Biology

Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 6-7 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Solywoda, S. (PI)

OSPOXFRD 195C: Tutorial in Classics

Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 6-7 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Solywoda, S. (PI)

OSPOXFRD 195E: Tutorial in Drama

Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 6-7 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Solywoda, S. (PI)

OSPOXFRD 195F: Tutorial in Economics

Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 6-7 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

OSPOXFRD 195G: Tutorial in Economic History

Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 6-7 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Solywoda, S. (PI)

OSPOXFRD 195J: Tutorial in Jurisprudence

Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 6-7 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Solywoda, S. (PI)

OSPOXFRD 195L: Tutorial in Health Care

May be repeated for credit.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 6-7 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Solywoda, S. (PI)

OSPOXFRD 195M: Tutorial in History of Science

Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 6-7 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Solywoda, S. (PI)

OSPOXFRD 195N: Tutorial in Human Biology

Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 6-7 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Solywoda, S. (PI)

OSPOXFRD 195P: Tutorial: Interdisciplinary

Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 6-7 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Solywoda, S. (PI)

OSPOXFRD 195R: Tutorial in International Relations

Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 6-7 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Solywoda, S. (PI)

OSPOXFRD 195S: Tutorial in Computer Studies

Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 6-7 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Solywoda, S. (PI)

OSPOXFRD 195T: Tutorial in Literature

Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 6-7 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Solywoda, S. (PI)

OSPOXFRD 195U: Tutorial in Music

Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 6-7 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Solywoda, S. (PI)

OSPOXFRD 195V: Tutorial in Philosophy

Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 6-7 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Solywoda, S. (PI)

OSPOXFRD 195W: Tutorial in Physics

Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 6-7 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Solywoda, S. (PI)

OSPOXFRD 195Z: Tutorial in Political Science

Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 6-7 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Solywoda, S. (PI)

OSPOXFRD 196A: Tutorial in Psychology

Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 6-7 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Solywoda, S. (PI)

OSPOXFRD 196B: Tutorial in Religion

Course may be repeated for credit.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 6-7 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Solywoda, S. (PI)

OSPOXFRD 196C: Tutorial in Sociology

Course may be repeated for credit.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 6-7 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Solywoda, S. (PI)

OSPOXFRD 196E: Tutorial in History

Course may be repeated for credit.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 6-7 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Solywoda, S. (PI)

OSPOXFRD 196F: Tutorial in History of Art

Course may be repeated for credit.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 6-7 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Solywoda, S. (PI)

OSPOXFRD 196G: Tutorial in Chemistry

Course may be repeated for credit.
Terms: Win, Spr | Units: 6-7 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Solywoda, S. (PI)

OSPOXFRD 196J: Tutorial in Interdisciplinary Area Studies

Course may be repeated for credit.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 6-7 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Solywoda, S. (PI)

OSPOXFRD 196K: Tutorial in Zoology

Course may be repeated for credit.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 6-7 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Solywoda, S. (PI)

OSPOXFRD 196M: Tutorial in Public Policy

Course may be repeated for credit.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 6-7 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Solywoda, S. (PI)

OSPOXFRD 196N: Tutorial in Mathematics

Course may be repeated for credit.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 6-7 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Solywoda, S. (PI)

OSPOXFRD 196Q: Tutorial in Computer Science

May be repeated for credit.
Terms: Spr | Units: 6-7 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Solywoda, S. (PI)

OSPOXFRD 196R: Tutorial in Geography

May be repeated for credit.
Terms: Spr | Units: 6-7 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Solywoda, S. (PI)

OSPOXFRD 197A: Tutorial in Anthropology

Course may be repeated for credit.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 6-7 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Solywoda, S. (PI)

OSPOXFRD 197B: Tutorial in Biology

Course may be repeated for credit.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 6-7 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Solywoda, S. (PI)

OSPOXFRD 197C: Tutorial in Classics

Course may be repeated for credit.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 6-7 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Solywoda, S. (PI)

OSPOXFRD 197E: Tutorial in Drama

Course may be repeated for credit.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 6-7 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Solywoda, S. (PI)

OSPOXFRD 197F: Tutorial in Economics

Course may be repeated for credit.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 6-7 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Solywoda, S. (PI)

OSPOXFRD 197J: Tutorial in Jurisprudence

Course may be repeated for credit.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 6-7 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Solywoda, S. (PI)

OSPOXFRD 197L: Tutorial in Health Care

Course may be repeated for credit.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 6-7 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Solywoda, S. (PI)

OSPOXFRD 197M: Tutorial in History of Science

Course may be repeated for credit.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 6-7 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Solywoda, S. (PI)

OSPOXFRD 197N: Tutorial in Human Biology

Course may be repeated for credit.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 6-7 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Solywoda, S. (PI)

OSPOXFRD 197P: Tutorial: Interdisciplinary

Course may be repeated for credit.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 6-7 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Solywoda, S. (PI)

OSPOXFRD 197R: Tutorial in International Relations

Course may be repeated for credit.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 6-7 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Solywoda, S. (PI)

OSPOXFRD 197S: Tutorial in Computer Studies

Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 6-7 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Solywoda, S. (PI)

OSPOXFRD 197T: Tutorial in English Literature

Course may be repeated for credit.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 6-7 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Solywoda, S. (PI)

OSPOXFRD 197U: Tutorial in Music

May be repeated for credit.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 6-7 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Solywoda, S. (PI)

OSPOXFRD 197V: Tutorial in Philosophy

May be repeated for credit.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 6-7 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Solywoda, S. (PI)

OSPOXFRD 197Z: Tutorial in Political Science

May be repeated for credit.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 6-7 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Solywoda, S. (PI)

OSPOXFRD 198A: Tutorial in Psychology

May be repeated for credit.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 6-7 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Solywoda, S. (PI)

OSPOXFRD 198B: Tutorial in Religion

May be repeated for credit.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 6-7 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

OSPOXFRD 198C: Tutorial in Sociology

May be repeated for credit.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 6-7 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Solywoda, S. (PI)

OSPOXFRD 198E: Tutorial in History

May be repeated for credit.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 6-7 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Solywoda, S. (PI)

OSPOXFRD 198F: Tutorial in History of Art

May be repeated for credit.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 6-7 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Solywoda, S. (PI)

OSPOXFRD 198K: Tutorial in Zoology

May be repeated for credit.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 6-7 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Solywoda, S. (PI)

OSPOXFRD 198M: Tutorial in Public Policy

May be repeated for credit.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 6-7 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Solywoda, S. (PI)

OSPOXFRD 198N: Tutorial in Mathematics

May be repeated for credit.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 6-7 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: ; Solywoda, S. (PI)

OSPOXFRD 199A: Directed Reading A

Course may be repeated for credit.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 2-4 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Solywoda, S. (PI)

OSPOXFRD 199B: Directed Reading B

Course may be repeated for credit.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 2-5 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Solywoda, S. (PI)

OSPOXFRD 199D: Directed Reading

Course may be repeated for credit.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 1-3 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
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