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OSPOXFRD 15: British Architecture and the Renaissance: 1500-1850

The influence of classicism and the Renaissance. Insights into European art and architecture and the history of Britain from the Tudor era to the Industrial Revolution. Study trips to London and elsewhere in England.
Terms: Aut | Units: 4-5 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-Hum | 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)
Instructors: Plaskitt, E. (PI)

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)

OSPOXFRD 27: Medical Ethics through Literature and Film

Readings by authors who were or are physicians including Anton Chekhov, Mikhail Bulgakov, William Carlos Williams, Audry Shafer, and Atul Gawande - poems, short and long fiction. Works about medicine or characters who have medical conditions affecting their lives and interactions with others. Practice of medicine and its effects on both physicians and patients, with attention to the ethical and moral issues intrinsic to health and disease. We will also consider movies and plays. Topics: doctor patient relationship; infectious disease such as plague and TB; mental illness; death and dying; disability; surgery.
Terms: Aut | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: Giffard, R. (PI)

OSPOXFRD 94: Directed Reading in the History of Neurology and Neuroscience

Readings will cover aspects of how thinking about the brain and the functions of thought and sensation evolved from ancient times to the present, including the influence of political and religious history on scientific development. There will be a focus on the period of the 17th century when developments in Oxford were a major force in the birth and early development of modern medicine and physiology. In Oxford, Thomas Willis played a central role in the birth of neurology as a field within medicine. Readings can include works about Thomas Willis and the natural philosophers with whom he interacted. Selected topics in modern neuroscience and the role of new techniques in addressing questions in brain function can be explored.
Terms: Aut | Units: 1-3 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: Giffard, R. (PI)

OSPOXFRD 195A: Tutorial in Anthropology

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

OSPOXFRD 195B: Tutorial in Biology

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

OSPOXFRD 195C: Tutorial in Classics

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

OSPOXFRD 195E: Tutorial in Drama

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

OSPOXFRD 195F: Tutorial in Economics

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