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OSPGEN 11: Multicultural Australia

Creative expressions of Australia¿s many ethnic groups, with an emphasis on the ways in which those very arts have been part of ethnic and racial formations within Australian history. Topics include: indigenous traditions; the colonial engagements that started with the voyage of Captain James Cook (1770) and the penal colony led by Captain Arthur Phillip (1788); the sometimes rival pull of Asia and the west; and Australia¿s place amid the global flows of the early 21st century. Throughout these histories the role of migrants and refugees, of welcoming and hostile hosts, will be considered in relation to the creative arts. Location: Sydney, Australia
Terms: Sum | Units: 2 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

OSPGEN 53: Corals of Palau: Ecology, the Physical Environment, and Reefs at Risk

Coral reef ecology, biogeochemistry, physics with a view towards developing science-based solutions for coral reef protection and management.
Terms: Sum | Units: 2 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

OSPGEN 63: Bio-Cultural Diversity and Community-Based Conservation in Oaxaca

Interdisciplinary seminar emphasizing two major areas of study: biological sciences (ecology) and culture (the human dimensions of conservation and use of natural resources based on indigenous traditional knowledge). Challenges and opportunities of interacting with researchers and students from other cultures; analysis of the ways in which academic institutions and rural, indigenous institutions are, jointly, undertaking the challenge of sustainably managing biological resources. Location: Mexico City and Oaxaca, Mexico.
Terms: Sum | Units: 2 | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit

OSPGEN 77: The Other France: Troubadours and the Politics of Cultural Heritage

The study of troubadours and medieval cultural heritage in southern France and northern Spain. Readings include troubadour poetry, histories of medieval France (Catharism and the Albigensian Crusade) and articles on modern interpretations of medieval culture. Meetings in Narbonne, France, with visit to sites associated with the troubadours in southern France and Catalonia, Spain. (This course must be taken for a minimum of 3 units to satisfy a Ways requirement.)
Terms: Sum | Units: 2 | UG Reqs: WAY-CE | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

OSPGEN 259: Community Health in Oaxaca

Close observation of clinicians at work in community health settings in Oaxaca and service with local community health organizations. Combination of classroom study and discussion with cultural immersion, language training, clinical shadowing, and community service. Topics include: Mexican healthcare system; cultural, socioeconomic and educational factors impacting health of Mexicans and Mexican immigrants to U.S.; Mexican cultural and health beliefs; Mexican migration as a multi-ethnic process.
Terms: Sum | Units: 2 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: Garcia, G. (PI)
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