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OSPSANTG 12S: Accelerated Second-Year Spanish, Part I: Chilean Emphasis

Intensive sequence integrating language, culture, and sociopolitics of Chile. Emphasis is on achieving advanced proficiency in oral and written discourse including formal and informal situations, presentational language, and appropriate forms in academic and professional contexts. Prerequisite: one year of college Spanish, or 11 or 21B if taken more than two quarters prior to arriving in Santiago.
Terms: Aut, Spr, Sum | Units: 5 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: Abad, M. (PI)

OSPSANTG 13S: Accelerated Second-Year Spanish, Part II: Chilean Emphasis

Intensive sequence integrating language, culture, and sociopolitics of Chile. Emphasis is on achieving advanced proficiency in oral and written discourse including formal and informal situations, presentational language, and appropriate forms in academic and professional contexts. Prerequisite: 11 or 21B within two quarters of arriving in Santiago, or 12 or 22B.
Terms: Aut, Spr, Sum | Units: 5 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: Abad, M. (PI)

OSPSANTG 14: Women Writers of Latin America in the 20th Century

Key figures in poetry, narrative fiction, theater, and testimonio, such as Mistral, Garro, Lispector, Poniatowska, Valenzuela, Eltit and Menchú. Close reading technique. Issues raised in literary texts that reflect the evolution of the condition of women in Latin America during the period. Topics include gender differences and relationships, tradition versus transgression, relationship between changes in the status of women and other egalitarian transformations, and women writers and the configuration of literary canons.
Terms: Spr | Units: 4-5 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-Hum, GER:EC-Gender, WAY-A-II, WAY-ED | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: Missana, S. (PI)

OSPSANTG 29: Sustainable Cities: Comparative Transportation Systems in Latin America

Energy and environmental challenges resulting from the growing size and complexity in Latin American cities. Key issues: way in which public authorities deal with the dynamics of urban growth and complexity; related environmental and energy issues, particularly related to different public transportation models. Systemic approach as seen in Curtiba, Bogota, Santiago, and Medellin. Analysis centering on different approaches used to tackle these related issues; different institutional strategies.
Terms: Spr | Units: 5 | UG Reqs: WAY-SI | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

OSPSANTG 33: Spanish Language Tutorial

Prerequisite: two years of college Spanish or equivalent placement.May be repeated for credit.
Terms: Aut, Spr, Sum | Units: 2 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit

OSPSANTG 40: Academic Internship

May be repeated for credit.
Terms: Aut, Spr, Sum | Units: 2 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit
Instructors: Jaksic, I. (PI)

OSPSANTG 58: Living Chile: A Land of Extremes

Physical, ecological, and human geography of Chile. Perceptions of the Chilean territory and technologies of study. Flora, fauna, and human adaptations to regional environments. Guest lectures; field trips; workshops.
Terms: Spr, Sum | Units: 5 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-EngrAppSci, WAY-SMA | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: Reid, S. (PI)

OSPSANTG 68: The Emergence of Nations in Latin America

Major themes of 19th-century Latin American history, including independence from Spain, the emergence of nation states, and the development of a new social, political, and economic order.
Terms: Aut, Spr | Units: 4-5 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-SocSci, GER:EC-GlobalCom, WAY-SI | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: Jaksic, I. (PI)

OSPSANTG 76: Urban Water

Technical, economic, institutional, social, policy, and legal aspects of urban water using case studies (focus on South America when possible). Link between water and human and ecosystem health, drinking water and wastewater treatment methods, as well as policies and guidelines on water and wastewater, and the role of various stakeholders including institutions and the public, in the outcome of water conflicts. Details of nuanced conflicts over water through case studies using discussion and debate. In laboratory module measure water contaminants. Field work includes sampling the Mapocho River (across the street from the Santiago campus) and measuring concentrations of Escherichia coli and enterococci bacteria. Academic field trip to local wastewater treatment plant. Course themes: scientific uncertainty; institutions, stakeholders, and human behavior matter; and complexity of the coupled human-ecosystem-urban water system. 
Terms: Spr | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: WAY-AQR, WAY-SI | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: Boehm, A. (PI)

OSPSANTG 77: Independent Study in Environmental Engineering

Potential independent study topics include: 1) Drinking water and surface water regulations and their implementation in Chile versus the US, 2) Stakeholders in urban water in Santiago versus those in California in the US, 3) History of the world bank's role in Santiago's urban water, 4) Privatization of water in South America, 5) Trends in water quality in the Mapocho River. Other topics focused on urban water including coastal water quality are also possible subject to student interest. Weekly to bi-weekly meetings to review progress. Final paper and presentation required to summarize activities and findings.
Terms: Spr | Units: 1-3 | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit
Instructors: Boehm, A. (PI)
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