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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)

OSPISTAN 64: Travels in the Ottoman History with Evliya Çelebi

Studies by modern historians related to Ottoman history compared to writings of Evliya Çelebi.
Terms: Win | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-Hum

OSPISTAN 65: Comparative Political Economy of Emerging Powers

Political economy account of the rise of emerging powers. Topics include: contemporary debates on political economy of the late industrialization; relationship between development and democracy; relationship between state and the economy; importance of institutions in the development process; rise of BRICS and near-BRICS in the changing global order. Theoretical themes are applied to the case studies of China, India, Russia, Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Indonesia, Malaysia and Poland; the political economy of Turkey in comparative perspective.
Terms: Win | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-Hum, GER:DB-SocSci

OSPISTAN 67: Istanbul, the Fabric of its "Cities"

Long lasting stories that have preceded and shaped the contemporary city of Istanbul. Urban histories: fragments and insights within the locality that makes the urban and suburban spaces of Istanbul. Chronological progression with general approaches paralleled by plunges in specific themes, peoples and spaces. Long processes of transformations with subtle meanings that historians, archaeologists, art historians and others try capturing through research and on-site work. Field work in Istanbul to uncover some of the more subtle and hidden sides of the city's histories.
Terms: Win | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-Hum

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 17R: Religion and Japanese Culture

Major religious traditions of Japan. Topics include: relation between religion and culture; ancient Japanese religion and Shinto; Buddhist schools of Heian Japan; Zen Buddhism as it flourished in the Kamakura period; Confucianism, as originally conceived in ancient China and as transmitted to Japan in the Edo period in its neo-Confucian form; characteristic modern practices. Field trips to religious centers to observe current religious practices.
Terms: Spr | Units: 4-5 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-Hum, GER:EC-GlobalCom
Instructors: Ludvik, C. (PI)
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