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OSPSANTG 12S: Accelerated Second-Year Spanish, Part I: Chilean Emphasis

Intensive sequence integrating language, culture, and sociopolitics of Chile. Emphasis is on achieving advanced proficiency in oral and written discourse including formal and informal situations, presentational language, and appropriate forms in academic and professional contexts. Prerequisite: one year of college Spanish, or 11 or 21B if taken more than two quarters prior to arriving in Santiago.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 5
Instructors: ; Abad, M. (PI)

OSPSANTG 13S: Accelerated Second-Year Spanish, Part II: Chilean Emphasis

Intensive sequence integrating language, culture, and sociopolitics of Chile. Emphasis is on achieving advanced proficiency in oral and written discourse including formal and informal situations, presentational language, and appropriate forms in academic and professional contexts. Prerequisite: 11 or 21B within two quarters of arriving in Santiago, or 12 or 22B.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 5
Instructors: ; Abad, M. (PI)

OSPSANTG 20: Comparative Law & Society: Conflicts in the Structuring of Democratic Polities across Latin America

This course examines how different democratic polities with their own distinct, historically rooted traditions have used the law to promote shared goals of liberty and equality. Chile is widely seen as an exemplar in the successful deployment of law to enable the transition from an authoritarian to a democratic society. Topics include: how history has shaped inherited legal institutions and concepts across Latin America, Europe, and the United States; constitutional review; administrative regulation; criminal justice; debates over free speech, as well as ongoing struggles to promote racial, ethnic, and gender equality. Visits to a number of key sights: the Museo de la Memoria y los Derechos Humanos; the Universidad de Chile; and the Tribunal Constitucional de Chile.
Terms: Sum | Units: 4-5 | UG Reqs: WAY-SI

OSPSANTG 29: Sustainable Cities: Comparative Transportation Systems in Latin America

Energy and environmental challenges resulting from the growing size and complexity in Latin American cities. Key issues: way in which public authorities deal with the dynamics of urban growth and complexity; related environmental and energy issues, particularly related to different public transportation models. Systemic approach as seen in Curtiba, Bogota, Santiago, and Medellin. Analysis centering on different approaches used to tackle these related issues; different institutional strategies.
Terms: Sum | Units: 5 | UG Reqs: WAY-SI

OSPSANTG 33: Spanish Language Tutorial

Prerequisite: two years of college Spanish or equivalent placement.May be repeated for credit.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 2 | Repeatable for credit

OSPSANTG 40: Academic Internship

May be repeated for credit.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 2 | Repeatable for credit
Instructors: ; Jaksic, I. (PI)

OSPSANTG 56: Cultural Literacy: Chile

This mandatory course (2 units) provides students with essential elements to understand the history, politics, and culture of modern Chile. In addition to readings, there will be discussions of films and literature. Field trips will include visits to the General Cemetery, the Museum of Memory, Pablo Neruda's house in Isla Negra, and street art from Barrio Yungay. Field trips to Cerro San Cristobal to explore conservation issues will also be included.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 2
Instructors: ; Jaksic, I. (PI)

OSPSANTG 75: Chilean Energy and Climate Policies

This course will examine the design and evaluation of energy and climate policies in the context of Chile, a developing country that faces various significant environmental, economic and social challenges. The course will explore the dynamics of an effective strategy to reduce the impacts of climate change through development of an energy system that meets both global and local pollution standards, and properly addresses social, political and cultural challenges. Topics include the development of the Chilean energy industry, leading global energy trends, local and global environmental challenges associated with energy, socio-economic challenges such as energy poverty and inequality, and the current challenges Chile faces with its energy and climate policies. A field trip to a local power plant will complement the course's assigned readings and discussions.
Terms: Win, Sum | Units: 4-5

OSPSANTG 79: Topics in European Legal History

This is an independent study/reading course that explores such core topics in European legal history as (1) the Roman-canon law tradition; (2) the history of constitutionalism (16th-century to present); (3) the rise of modern natural law and codification; (4) absolutism and the rise of the centralized, administrative state; and (5) Enlightenment and revolution.We will meet once per week to discuss readings. Students who wish to take the course for 2 units have the option of also writing four response papers to the readings (as detailed above).
Terms: Sum | Units: 1-2

OSPSANTG 119X: The Chilean Economy: History, International Relations, and Development Strategies

The Chilean economy in five stages, taking into account: the international economic position of Chile; internal economic structures closely related to the inherited historical conditions and to the changing international economic position of the country; and the economic strategies prevalent during the period and the concrete development policies conducted by government authorities.
Terms: Spr, Sum | Units: 5 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-SocSci, WAY-SI
Instructors: ; Luders, R. (PI)
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