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OSPFLOR 75: Florence in the Renaissance: Family, Youth and Marriage in the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Centuries

Using a series of texts written by 14th and 15th century Florentines, look at the urban values of the city's citizens. Topics include: thinking about urban space; social relations; the values attached to politics, money, family, religion. How meanings of words such as "state", "government", and "family" might have changed over time.
Terms: Win | Units: 5 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II
Instructors: Molho, A. (PI)

OSPFLOR 111Y: From Giotto to Michelangelo: The Birth and Flowering of Renaissance Art in Florence

Lectures, site visits, and readings reconstruct the circumstances that favored the flowering of architecture, sculpture, and painting in Florence and Italy, late 13th to early 16th century. Emphasis is on the classical roots; the particular relationship with nature; the commitment to human expressiveness; and rootedness in the real-world experience, translated in sculpture and painting as powerful plasticity, perspective space, and interest in movement and emotion.
Terms: Win | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II
Instructors: Verdon, T. (PI)

OSPFLOR 115Y: Building the Cathedral and the Town Hall: Constructing and Deconstructing Symbols of a Civilization

The history, history of art, and symbolism of the two principal monuments of Florence: the cathedral and the town hall. Common meaning and ideological differences between the religious and civic symbols of Florence's history from the time of Giotto and the first Guelf republic to Bronzino and Giovanni da Bologna and the Grand Duchy.
Terms: Aut | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II
Instructors: Verdon, T. (PI)

OSPKYOTO 10: Gamelan to Kabuki: Musical Traditions of Far East Asia

Introduction to traditional musical cultures of the Far East with an emphasis on Japan. Listening, viewing and study of prominent musical examples. Survey of unique traditional instruments and ensembles in a range of performance contexts, from sacred rituals to secular dance and theater. Traditional genres and their impact on local and global musical culture of today. Development of critical listening skills. Live performances and encounters with local masters; early morning monastery chanting; visits to Bunraku and Kabuki theaters.
Terms: Spr | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-Hum, GER:EC-GlobalCom, WAY-A-II

OSPKYOTO 11: Experiencing Ma: Time & Space in Japanese Arts

The study, experience, and expression of Ma, a key concept in Japanese art, through field trips, meetings with artists, empirical research, presentations, and creative projects. Exploration and comparative examination of landscape gardens, architecture, calligraphy, ikebana, tea ceremony, poetry, theater, classical music, media art, installation art, dance, and cuisine. Visits to gardens, temples, museums, concerts, and events in Kyoto and nearby cities as catalysts for discussion of Japanese cultural identity and its distinctiveness within the global community.
Terms: Spr | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-Hum, GER:EC-GlobalCom, WAY-A-II

OSPKYOTO 13: Contemporary Japanese Religion

Japanese attitudes to religion and popular forms of religiosity. Syncretic nature of beliefs and practices drawn on a variety of interwoven concepts, beliefs, customs and religious activities of native Japanese, Korean, Chinese, and Indian origins as background. Topics include: pursuit of worldly benefits, religion and healing, fortune-telling, ascetic practices, pilgrimage, festivals (matsuri), new religions and their image, impact of the internet, response of religion in times of crisis.
Terms: Win | Units: 4-5 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II
Instructors: Ludvik, C. (PI)

OSPKYOTO 64: Japanese Popular Culture

Origin, history and production of genres of Japanese popular culture such as manga, anime, popular music, television drama, film and new media, and their link to current phenomena. Themed units: disaster anime; politics of shojo; otakuology; keitai studies. Analysis of media texts and how age, gender, race, ethnicity and socio-economic class are represented. Social context in which popular culture is produced and consumed. Local field trips.
| UG Reqs: GER:DB-SocSci, GER:EC-GlobalCom, WAY-A-II, WAY-ED

OSPMADRD 8A: Architecture, Culture and Nature in Madrid: Towards a Sustainable City

Architecture and the city, with a focus on recent currents in the progress of both, such as sustainability, environmentalism and the relationship with nature. Topics underpinned by discussion of theory, and illustrated by a study of the city of Madrid: an example of a hybrid architectural/planning experiential environment that looks to the future with an ambition for modernization.
Terms: Aut | Units: 2 | UG Reqs: WAY-A-II

OSPMADRD 41: Dissidence and Continuity: Spanish Theater, 1907 to the Present

Tradition, transformation, experimentation, rupture, renovation, and innovation in the theater in Spain as a reflection of the artistic, social and historical commotion that led to the Spanish Civil War, Franco, and the present democratic monarchy. Ortega y Gasset, Benavente, Grau, Valle-Inclán, García Lorca, Buero Vallejo, Sastre, Arrabal, Fernán Gómez, Paloma Pedrero, Yolanda Pallín or other playwrights who may be staged in Madrid theaters.
Terms: Win | Units: 4-5 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II

OSPMADRD 45: Women in Art: Case Study in the Madrid Museums

Viewing the collections at the Prado Museum through study and analysis of the representations of women. Contemporary literary texts and images that situate paintings in the historical, social, and political conditions that produced the works.
Terms: Win | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-Hum, GER:EC-Gender, WAY-A-II, WAY-ED
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