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OSPOXFRD 14: Ind Stdy:RAF and Anglo-Amer Air Battles in WWII or Military Med in Iraq and Afghanistan

Independent Study topics related to any of the following: the World War II Battle of Britain; air operations supporting D-day invasion of Normandy; evolution of air campaigns from Korea, Vietnam, Desert Storm, and Kosovo, to the air wars in Afghanistan and Iraq; aerospace medicine contributions to the NASA space program; military medicine in Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom/New Dawn.
Terms: Aut | Units: 1-5
Instructors: Winslow, D. (PI)

OSPOXFRD 16: Creative Writing and Human Rights

Human rights concepts through their emergence in literary form(s), using creative writing, including nonfiction, fiction and poetry, to explore empathy and the most effective ways of inducing it in readers.
Terms: Aut | Units: 5 | UG Reqs: WAY-CE, WAY-ED

OSPOXFRD 18: Making Public Policy: An Introduction to Political Philosophy, Politics, and Economics

UK and U.S. What should society look like? How should incomes be distributed? How should it be taxed? How much inequality is acceptable? The overlap of economics with practical politics through political philosophy behind the government decisions; how public policy ought to be formulated. Issues include poverty, environmental policy, trade and globalization, and transport.
Terms: Aut | Units: 4-5 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-SocSci, GER:EC-GlobalCom, WAY-SI

OSPOXFRD 19: Constructing Natures: Science and Technology in the British Landscape

How concepts of Nature develop through scientific practice and technological innovation. How science and technology, influenced human-nature relations through three pivotal movements in British history: the British naturalist tradition; the industrial and agricultural revolution; and the scientific turn of the late C19th and early C20th. Emphasis on how the legacy of scientific and technological practice during these historic periods continues to influence contemporary frameworks and practices
Terms: Aut | Units: 5

OSPOXFRD 65: Plagues and the History of Great Britain

Influence of epidemics on world history and specifically the infectious diseases that transformed Great Britain. Topics include: the Black Death, the end of middle ages and the reformation; the bubonic plague of 17th century London; cholera and the birth of epidemiologic sciences; tuberculosis and the rise of public health; plagues of the British Raj; epidemics, politics and political cartooning; epidemics of war; and the enormous British contribution to identification, prevention and treatment of epidemics from the discovery of smallpox vaccine to the discovery of penicillin.
Terms: Aut | Units: 4

OSPOXFRD 93: Collecting the World

The art, science, and culture of the creation, transmission and collection of valuable, useful and informative objects and texts before the twentieth century, and the associated theories, purposes, and methods for collecting `worldly' goods and other valuables. Means by which local academic practices engaged with global developments in the arts and sciences through examination of primarily early modern material and intellectual culture in and around Oxfordshire. Assessments of quality, meaning, usage, cultural significance and the reception of material ¿treasures¿ in the storage rooms, vaults, and on display in museums, galleries, and libraries.
Terms: Aut | Units: 4-5 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II, WAY-SI

OSPOXFRD 195A: Tutorial in Anthropology

Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 6-7 | Repeatable for credit
Instructors: Solywoda, S. (PI)

OSPOXFRD 195B: Tutorial in Biology

Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 6-7 | Repeatable for credit
Instructors: Solywoda, S. (PI)

OSPOXFRD 195C: Tutorial in Classics

Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 6-7 | Repeatable for credit
Instructors: Solywoda, S. (PI)

OSPOXFRD 195E: Tutorial in Drama

Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 6-7 | Repeatable for credit
Instructors: Solywoda, S. (PI)
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