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OSPPARIS 50M: Introductory Science of Materials

Topics include: the relationship between atomic structure and macroscopic properties of man-made and natural materials; mechanical and thermodynamic behavior of surgical implants including alloys, ceramics, and polymers; and materials selection for biotechnology applications such as contact lenses, artificial joints, and cardiovascular stents. No prerequisite.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-EngrAppSci, WAY-AQR, WAY-SMA

OSPPARIS 54: The Artist's World: The Workshop, Patronage and Public in 19th and 20th Century France

Synergy between artists, their workshops, patrons, models and the public in 19th and 20th century France. Weekly sessions in museums, artists' studios, and special venues within and around Paris, attempting to understand the world of the artist, and how, in many cases, this world became not only a place of refuge, but a metaphor of the artistic creation itself.
Terms: Win | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II
Instructors: Halevi, E. (PI)

OSPPARIS 73: Enology and Viticulture in France

A review of wine making practices and a tasting survey of the major wine producing regions of France: Champaigne, Burgandy, Rhone, Bordeaux, Loire . . . and the typical grapes and wine of each region.
Terms: Win | Units: 1
Instructors: Simoni, R. (PI)

OSPPARIS 81: France During the Second World War: Between History and Memory

French politics and society from the causes of the collapse of the French Third Republic and the emergence of the French State at Vichy. The political and cultural measures of this regime in the shadow of Nazi Germany. Anti-Jewish laws and action; deportations by Vichy, the Germans, the French Fascists, and reactions to the fate of the Jews. Visions of the Resistance, the combat for liberation, and WW II in the collective memory of France.
Terms: Win | Units: 5 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-SocSci, WAY-SI
Instructors: Virgili, F. (PI)

OSPPARIS 86: Measuring Well-Being and Sustainability in Today's World

Explore well-being and sustainability through the lens of the new indicators that are being developed in all corners of social sciences and at the frontier with natural and physical science. Lab to learn how to build an indicator of well-being or sustainability. Historical perspective on well-being and sustainability thinking since Aristotle; overview of standard economic indicators and their limits. Well-being indicators focusing on health, education, happiness, trust, inequality and governance. New research in sustainability indicators. How building new indicators changes policy at the global, national and local level.
Terms: Win | Units: 5 | UG Reqs: WAY-SI

OSPPARIS 87: Understanding Neurodegenerative Disease

Neurodegenerative diseases are a modern epidemic. Although many of these diseases were described more than 100 years ago, they remain untreatable. Why do these diseases preferentially affect older people? What are the underlying molecular and cellular mechanisms? How can this knowledge be exploited to develop treatments? Seminar with discussions based on readings from the primary medical and scientific literature with emphasis on amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), AKA Charcot disease, after the legendary 19th century Parisian neurologist who first described it. Field trips will explore Paris¿ rich history of medical and scientific discovery and interactions with local clinicians and researchers.
Terms: Win | Units: 3
Instructors: Kopito, R. (PI)

OSPPARIS 99: Evolution and Disease

At the intersection of evolutionary and medical science, examine some "mismatches", afflictions that develop when our Paleolithic bodies, adapted to a radically different existence, confront our 21st century world. Chronic "diseases of aging" such as cancer and cardiovascular disease and mental and physical degeneration as well as increased incidence of obesity, diabetes and allergies. Factors which may contribute to this situation and preventive measures to address some of these issues, as well as ethical considerations arising from possible solutions, such as genetic and physical enhancement.
Terms: Win | Units: 2

OSPPARIS 103A: French Lecture Series 1

May be repeated for credit.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit
Instructors: Halevi, E. (PI)

OSPPARIS 104A: French Lecture Series 2

May be repeated for credit.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit
Instructors: Halevi, E. (PI)

OSPPARIS 105A: French Lecture Series 3

May be repeated for credit.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit
Instructors: Halevi, E. (PI)
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