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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 31: Independent Study

Independent study topics: 1. Origins of the English Parliament, from Magna Carta and the Provisions of Oxford to the Glorious Revolution. 2. Origins of statutory law. When and how did laws change from royal decrees to parliamentary statutes? When and how did English judges become independent? 3. When and how did non-elite men and women gain the right to vote in English elections?
Terms: Aut | Units: 1-3
Instructors: Cox, G. (PI)

OSPOXFRD 36: Creating English Democracy

How English democracy developed historically. How did the "Mother of Parliaments" first get going? How did it survive repeated attempts by the monarch to make it subservient, ultimately turning the latter into a figurehead? How did laws, which were once royal decrees enforced by judges who served "at royal pleasure," become parliamentary statutes enforced by judges who held their offices "during good behavior." How did elections transform from affairs in which less than 10% of adult men could vote into mass elections with universal suffrage?
Terms: Aut | Units: 4-5 | UG Reqs: WAY-SI
Instructors: Cox, G. (PI)

OSPOXFRD 81: Displacement and Identity in 20th Century Europe

In Europe, Twentieth Century population movements brought about by war and destruction, and enabled by unifications and peace. Using the methods of cultural history, examine the memoirs and biographies of European academics and intellectuals, with a special focus on those who relocated to Oxford University, as they reflect on the meaning of these relocations for their sense of self.
Terms: Aut | Units: 4-5
Instructors: Solywoda, S. (PI)

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 117W: Gender and Social Change in Modern Britain

Changes in the social institutions, attitudes, and values in Britain over the past 20 years with specific reference to shifts in gender relations. Demographic, economic and social factors; review of theoretical ideas. Men's and women's shifting roles in a fast-moving society.
Terms: Aut | Units: 4-5 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-SocSci, GER:EC-Gender, WAY-ED, WAY-SI
Instructors: Palmer, A. (PI)

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 195F: Tutorial in Economics

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