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OSPBER 3B: German Language and Culture

Grammar, composition, and conversation. Increases fluency in German as rapidly as possible to help students take advantage of the many opportunities in Berlin. Corequisite: GERLANG 100B.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 5 | UG Reqs: Language | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

OSPBER 15: Shifting Alliances? The European Union and the U.S.

The development of European integration, a model for global security and peace, and a possible replacement for the U.S. position as unilateral superpower. Competing arguments about the state of transatlantic relations.
Terms: Aut | Units: 4-5 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-SocSci, GER:EC-GlobalCom, WAY-SI | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: Bruckner, U. (PI)

OSPBER 17: Split Images: A Century of Cinema

20th-century German culture through film. The silent era, Weimar, and the instrumentalization of film in the Third Reich. The postwar era: ideological and aesthetic codes of DEFA, new German cinema, and post-Wende filmmaking including Run Lola Run and Goodbye Lenin. Aesthetic aspects of the films including image composition, camera and editing techniques, and relation between sound and image.
Terms: Win | Units: 3-4 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-Hum, GER:EC-GlobalCom, WAY-A-II | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: Kramer, K. (PI)

OSPBER 1Z: Accelerated German: First and Second Quarters

A jump start to the German language, enabling students with no prior German to study at the Berlin Center. Covers GERLANG 1 and 2 in one quarter.
Terms: Aut, Win | Units: 8 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

OSPBER 24B: Advanced German Grammar

Syntax and organizational patters (connectors, structuring and cohesive devices) for various types of texts and arguments, contrastive vocabulary practice, and reading strategies. Skills for writing well-structured critical essays, giving effective presentations, and reading extensively as well as intensively.
Terms: Spr | Units: 2 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: Grunert, A. (PI)

OSPBER 25: Architecture, Memory, Commemoration

Exploration of questions about architectural form together with a sense of place in Berlin and surrounding regional cities. Interdisciplinary approach to the study of urbanism and memory through the concerns of cultural geography, anthropology, history, fiction and films. Trips to sites to explore how memory is visualized in the built environment. Themes of the course include: "About Form," "Mapping the City," and "Heritage and Commemoration."
Terms: Aut | Units: 5 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-Hum | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: Ebron, P. (PI)

OSPBER 2Z: Accelerated German, Second and Third Quarters

Qualifies students for participation in an internship following the study quarter. Emphasis is on communicative patterns in everyday life and in the German work environment, including preparation for interviews.
Terms: Win, Spr | Units: 8 | UG Reqs: Language | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

OSPBER 37: Leading from Behind? Germany in the International Arena since 1945

Germany's changing role in European and world politics. Have old principles based on lessons from World War II become obsolete? Can Germany be a leading power in global affairs?
Terms: Win | Units: 4-5 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-SocSci, WAY-SI | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: Tempel, S. (PI)

OSPBER 39: Globalization and the Fate of Western Art Music

An activity based directed group. Attendance of several concert performances required.
Terms: Aut | Units: 2 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: Ebron, P. (PI)

OSPBER 40: Global Trends: Anticipating the Future in Order to Shape It

Examination of megatrends such as globalization and interdependence, demographic change, the rise of new powers, increasing prosperity and inequality, demand for limited resources, diffusion of power, and demands on governments everywhere; how they interact, and possible implications for the international system. Also examination of potential game changers such as climate change, new technologies, the global economy, and what the United States does/does not do. Goal is enhanced understanding of the challenges, how they interact, and what can or must be done to preserve peace and prosperity, maximize benefits, and minimize risks.
Terms: Win | Units: 4-5 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-SocSci, GER:EC-GlobalCom, WAY-SI | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: Fingar, T. (PI)
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