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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 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 3B: German Language and Culture

Completion and refinement of First-Year grammar, vocabulary building, reading literature and news, writing skills, esp. journal. Extensive use of current materials, such as local Berlin and national news, and emphasis on building speaking skills for everyday situations and discussions.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 7 | UG Reqs: Language | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

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 21B: Intermediate German

German language skills for Intermediate students. Refinement of German grammar; vocabulary building, writing practice via journal and essays; German culture, including current news and issues, literature and films. Special emphasis on comprehension and speaking skills for discussions, everyday situations, and in-class presentations. Prerequisite: completion of first-year German.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 5 | UG Reqs: Language | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

OSPBER 30: Berlin vor Ort: A Field Trip Module

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. German communism, from 19th-century industrialism to grim edifices of the Sachsenhausen concentration camp.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 1 | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit

OSPBER 40M: An Intro to Making: What is EE

Is a hands-on class where students learn to make stuff. Through the process of building, you are introduced to the basic areas of EE. Students build a "useless box" and learn about circuits, feedback, and programming hardware, a light display for your desk and bike and learn about coding, transforms, and LEDs, a solar charger and an EKG machine and learn about power, noise, feedback, more circuits, and safety. And you get to keep the toys you build. Prerequisite: CS 106A.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 5 | UG Reqs: WAY-SMA | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit

OSPBER 50M: Introductory Science of Materials

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, ceramics, and polymers; and materials selection for biotechnology applications such as contact lenses, artificial joints, and cardiovascular stents. No prerequisite.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-EngrAppSci, WAY-AQR, WAY-SMA | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit

OSPBER 51: Dance on the Edge in Germany

Dance and choreography can be explored in the former East German as a disciplinary and resistive tool. Suggested topics include: How complex themes of nationhood, ideology, resistance and diaspora resonated in uniquely East German dance forms including mass exercise events, national folk dances, Marxist-Leninist visions staged by the armed forces and East Germany's version of Tanztheatre. How dance was used as a form of corporeal utopia, embodied socialist propaganda and indoctrination. Field trips to related venues can also be included. Readings can be chosen from those that examine complex themes of nationhood, ideology, resistance, and diaspora, contrasted with a mix of archival research, critical theory and performance analysis of live dance performances.
Terms: Win | Units: 1-2 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: Ross, J. (PI)

OSPBER 54: The Performance of Memory

Ways in which World War II has been memorialized in Germany and particularly Berlin, through tourism to sites of trauma. Investigate, sample, and critique the numerous historical walking, biking and cultural tours in the city and its immediate surroundings that have arisen since the fall of the Berlin Wall and the reunification of Germany. What happens when trauma becomes memorialized and effectively turns the city into a participatory public theatre of memory?
Terms: Win | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: WAY-A-II, WAY-ED | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: Ross, J. (PI)
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