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OSPISTAN 10: Beginning Turkish

Alphabet and sound systems of Turkish. Basic numbers, colors and days of the week; simple sentence forms; locative form; present continuous tense and past tense; simple adjectives, possessive pronouns, compound nouns, and case endings.
Terms: Win | Units: 3 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

OSPISTAN 20: Intermediate Turkish

General present tense; conditionals; imperative; while and when as prepositions; relative clauses.
Terms: Win | Units: 3 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

OSPISTAN 30: Advanced Turkish

Focus on reading and listening using authentic materials; work on grammar, speaking and vocabulary to support readings and listenings. Past perfect tense; DIS as emphatic or terminator participle; obligation forms; conjunctions; conditionals: past and hypotheticals; causative form.
Terms: Win | Units: 3 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

OSPISTAN 62: Business Policy and Strategy in a Global Environment

Management problems form the perspective of the entire enterprise in a domestic and international setting; strategy formulation, environmental analysis and strategy implementation applied to actual companies. Course relies heavily on cases and on presentations to business leaders.
Terms: Win | Units: 4 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

OSPISTAN 64: Travels in the Ottoman History with Evliya Çelebi

Studies by modern historians related to Ottoman history compared to writings of Evliya Çelebi.
Terms: Win | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-Hum | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

OSPISTAN 61: State and Society in the Middle East

Introduction to the politics and history of the Modern Middle. Involvement of western "Great Powers" in the region as well as internal political, social and economic dynamics of the Middle Eastern societies. Major social and political issues transforming the lives of people in the region in a radical fashion including: Ottoman and Qajar modernization efforts in the 19th century; World War I; the rise of colonial regimes; authoritarian reforms of local elites; increasing involvement of Cold War- era superpowers in numerous conflict areas; Palestine-Israeli conflict; the Islamic Revolution in Iran; the Gulf Crisis and the American occupation of Iraq; and 'Arab Spring'
Terms: Win | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-SocSci, GER:EC-GlobalCom | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

OSPISTAN 63: Soundscape Studies: Listening to Istanbul

Introduction to the field of soundscape studies: physical underpinnings; wider context of sensory studies; relevant terminology, concepts and methodology; practical aspects of sound recording, storing and editing. Particular emphasis on how historians and art historians have used this field to open new paths of inquiry in their respective disciplines. The city of Istanbul will serve as a case study for a more in-depth examination of different elements of the urban soundscape, past and present, and the transformations if has experienced over the centuries. Hands-on experience through guided research projects on Istanbul's historical and/or contemporary soundscape.
Terms: Win | Units: 4 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: Ergin, N. (PI)

OSPISTAN 65: Comparative Political Economy of Emerging Powers

Political economy account of the rise of emerging powers. Topics include: contemporary debates on political economy of the late industrialization; relationship between development and democracy; relationship between state and the economy; importance of institutions in the development process; rise of BRICS and near-BRICS in the changing global order. Theoretical themes are applied to the case studies of China, India, Russia, Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Indonesia, Malaysia and Poland; the political economy of Turkey in comparative perspective.
Terms: Win | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-Hum, GER:DB-SocSci | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

OSPISTAN 67: Istanbul, the Fabric of its "Cities"

Long lasting stories that have preceded and shaped the contemporary city of Istanbul. Urban histories: fragments and insights within the locality that makes the urban and suburban spaces of Istanbul. Chronological progression with general approaches paralleled by plunges in specific themes, peoples and spaces. Long processes of transformations with subtle meanings that historians, archaeologists, art historians and others try capturing through research and on-site work. Field work in Istanbul to uncover some of the more subtle and hidden sides of the city's histories.
Terms: Win | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-Hum | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

OSPISTAN 68: Istanbul: Space, Memory, and Protest

City of Istanbul as a dynamic social and historical space. How people live in socially cosmopolitan, historically contested, and politically vibrant cities in a global context. Topics include: the complex history of urban development in the city; the cultural and religious orientations of its neighborhoods; competing memories of violence and belonging; and the enduring culture of protests, which have oriented political activity in Istanbul since its foundation. Field research projects in the city.
Terms: Win | Units: 5 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-SocSci, GER:EC-GlobalCom | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
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