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OSPFLOR 58: Space as History: Social Vision and Urban Change

A thousand years of intentional change in Florence. Phases include programmatic enlargement of ecclesiastical structures begun in the 11th century; aggressive expansion of religious and civic space in the 13th and 14th centuries; aggrandizement of private and public buildings in the 15th century; transformation of Florence into a princely capital from the 16th through the 18th centuries; traumatic remaking of the city¿s historic core in the 19th century; and development of new residential areas on the outskirts and in neighboring towns in the 20th and 21st centuries.
Terms: Spr | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

OSPFLOR 67: The Celluloid Gaze: Gender, Identity and Sexuality in Cinema

Film in the social construction of gender through the representation of the feminine, the female, and women. Female subjects, gaze, and identity through a historical, technical, and narrative frame. Emphasis is on gender, identity, and sexuality with references to feminist film theory from the early 70s to current methodologies based on semiotics, psychoanalysis, and cultural studies. Advantages and limitations of methods for textual analysis and the theories which inform them. Primarily in Italian.
Terms: Spr | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-Hum, GER:EC-Gender, WAY-A-II, WAY-ED | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: Campani, E. (PI)

OSPFLOR 69: Abstract Art: Creativity, Self-Expression and Depicting the Unimaginable

Overview of the birth and evolution of abstract art with visual background necessary to produce works of art free of a realistic representation. Movements and trends in abstract art; experimentation with different media and techniques.
Terms: Win | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: WAY-CE | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: Rossi, F. (PI)

OSPFLOR 71: A Studio with a View: Drawing, Painting and Informing your Aesthetic in Florence

Recent trends in art, current Italian artistic production, differences and the dialogue among visual arts. Events, schools, and movements of the 20th century. Theoretical background and practical training in various media. Work at the Stanford Center and on site at museums, exhibits, and out in the city armed with a sketchbook and camera. Emphasis is on drawing as the key to the visual arts. Workshops to master the techniques introduced. Limited enrollment.
Terms: Spr | Units: 3-5 | UG Reqs: WAY-CE | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: Rossi, F. (PI)

OSPFLOR 74: Ethics and Politics of Climate Change

Holistic view of anthropogenic climate change, addressing the several points of view from which this phenomenon is usually discussed: climatological, economic, political and ethical, with a focus on the latter two. Climate change as a collective action problem: how to bring individual actors (states, regional unions, business associations, trade unions) to take a collective course of action whose benefits will be felt primarily by future generations. Notion of global governance, as well as the difficulties for democracy to come to terms with an unprecedented challenge. Ethical debate on climate change: how we can find rules that re-establish what is now called climate justice; why we should accept having obligations to future generations.
Terms: Win | Units: 5 | UG Reqs: GER:EC-EthicReas, WAY-ER | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: Cerutti, F. (PI)

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: Spr | Units: 5 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: Molho, A. (PI)

OSPFLOR 78: The Impossible Experiment: Politics and Policies of the New European Union

Institutional design of EU, forthcoming changes, and comparison of the old and new designs. Interactions between the EU, member states, organized interests, and public opinion. Major policies of the EU that affect economics such as competition or cohesion policies, market deregulation, and single currency. Consequences of the expansion eastwards. The role of institutions as a set of constraints and opportunities for the economic actors; relationships between political developments and economic change in the context of regional integration; lessons for other parts of the world.
Terms: Win | Units: 5 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-SocSci, GER:EC-GlobalCom, WAY-SI | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: Baracani, E. (PI)

OSPFLOR 85: Bioethics: the Biotechnological Revolution, Human Rights and Politics in the Global Era

Birth and development of the philosophical field of bioethics based on advances in several fundamental fields of science and technology, including molecular and cell biology, information technology, neurosciences and converging technologies. Challenges for society and ethical and political issues created by new advances and opportunities for individuals and populations. Philosophical approaches developed in the Italian as well as in the European debate; special attention to controversy about the freedom of scientific research, new conditions of procreation, birth, cures, and death. Complexity of the challenges posed by the `biotechnological revolution¿.
Terms: Spr | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: GER:EC-EthicReas, WAY-ER | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

OSPFLOR 86: Stem Cells in Human Development and Regenerative Medicine

Principles and practice of regenerative medicine. Molecular and developmental biology relevant to the understanding of differentiation and development at the molecular, cellular and organismal levels. Production of lines of multipotent and pluripotent stem cells, the conditions necessary to induce their differentiation into specific lineages and cell types, and their clinical applications. State of the art on the development of regenerative therapies for cartilage injury. Aspects of inherited or acquired diseases that could be potentially treated by stem cell therapies. Quality control and quality assurance necessary for the adequate delivery of stem cell based therapies within current legislative frameworks.
Terms: Win | Units: 4-5 | UG Reqs: GER: DB-NatSci | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: Indelli, P. (PI)

OSPFLOR 87: The Future of Healthcare: Italy, Europe and the U.S.

Definition of a health care system and fundamental components such as service delivery system, financing, government control and patients' rights. Performance of health systems in terms of effectiveness, equity and efficiency; recent work of the World Health Organization and Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development with respect to the performance, measurement, and management of European health systems. Underlying similarities and differences of Italian System, compared to the U.S. Organization of typical Italian University medical center.
Terms: Aut | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: GER:EC-GlobalCom | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: Indelli, P. (PI)
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