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All courses below are approved for credit toward the Global Studies major and appear in the Registrar’s course listings for Spring 2015.

Core Courses

GLBL 210 Global Issues (required)

ANTH 142 Local Cultures, Global Forces

ARTH 150 World Art

DRAM 117 Perspectives in World Drama

ENEC 201 Environment and Society

ENGL 141 World Literatures in English

ENGL 265 Literature & Race, Literature and Ethnicity: La Vida Locs

GEOG 056 FYS: Local Places in a Globalizing World

GEOG 120 World Regional Geography

GEOG 121 People and Places

GEOG 130 Geography of the Developing World

HIST 140 The World Since 1945

MUSC 146 Introduction to World Musics

PHIL/POLI/PWAD 272 Ethics of Peace, War, and Defense

POLI 130 Introduction to Comparative Politics

POLI 150 International Relations and World Politics

RELI 181 Later Islamic Civilization and Modern Muslim Cultures

SOCI 111 Human Societies

SOCI 121 Population Problems

WMST 281 Gender and Global Change: Militarization and Transnational Latino/a Literature

GLBL Courses

GLBL 193 Global Studies Internship (Michal Osterweil)

Internship in a sponsoring organization whose work or mission is meaningfully connected to a global studies topic.

GLBL 196 Independent Study

Permission of the instructor. Reading and research on special topics in global studies.

GLBL 210.001 Global Issues in the 20th Century (Erica Johnson)
GLBL 210.002 Global Issues in the 20th Century (majors only) (Jonathan Weiler)

(ANTH 210, GEOG 210, HIST 210, POLI 210) (3). Survey of international social, political, and cultural patterns in selected societies of Africa, Asia, America, and Europe, stressing comparative analysis of 20th-century conflicts and change in different historical contexts.

GLBL 281 Phillips Ambassadors

This academic course is mandatory for Phillips Ambassadors.

GLBL 381 Great Decisions (Michal Osterweil)

Eight evening guest lectures, with a discussion session after each, on eight issues in current foreign policy. May be repeated for credit.

GLBL 390.001 Colonization, Migration, National Identity (Michael Tsin)

GLBL 390.002 Capital, Nature, Commons (Mark Driscoll)

GLBL 486 Sports and Globalization (Jonathan Weiler)

This course explores some of the many interesting relationships between sports and globalization. We will begin by looking at the emergence of modern sporting cultures globally as an outgrowth of the industrial revolution and the influence, imperial and otherwise, of British and later American cultural norms. We will use sports to look at themes of race, poverty, gender, nationalism and other issues related to tensions around globalization. We will also examine major events like the Olympics, World Cup and the global spread of particular sports, notably soccer and baseball. Our goal will be to delve into sports both as important social and cultural practices in and of themselves and also to better understand some of the larger social, cultural and political forces shaping globalization.

GLBL 490 Paradigms of Development, Paradigms of Change (Michal Osterweil)

This course seeks to explore paradigms of development and social justice. It asks how experiences of global, as well as domestic development and service connect to social change projects and paradigms. By deliberately juxtaposing questions of global development with an investigation of approaches in community organizing—both through course material and service learning assignments—the course encourages students to develop a more critical understanding of the relationship between development projects and social change or emancipatory frameworks. The course will briefly go through the history of development paradigms, from modernization theory to alternative development approaches, emphasizing the changing understandings and theories that went behind them.  It then asks how notions of development relate to paradigms of community development, including community organizing and resistance paradigms. What is the difference between an organization working from a community organizing perspective, and one that speaks about community development? What can we learn from historical and contemporary examples, both in the US and elsewhere? This course combines service-learning, with a community-research component, offering students the ability to not only reflect on their own experiences working with and serving a community organization, but also encouraging research into, and potentially dialogue about, the very models those organizations are using, as well as diverse volunteer/service models that have been employed in domestic and international development projects. As such the students will be intentionally placed with organizations with diverse models/mission statements, as long as they fit within a community organizing/community development or community empowerment rubric.

GLBL 691H Honors in Global Studies (Michal Osterweil)

Permission of the instructor. Preparation for writing the honors thesis.

Theme Courses

INTERNATIONAL POLITICS, NATION STATES, SOCIAL MOVEMENTS

ANTH 319 Global Health

ANTH 360 Latin American Economy and Society

ANTH 375 Memory, Massacres, and Monuments in Southeast Asia

ASIA/HIST/PWAD 281 The Pacific War

COMM 390* Selected Topics

ENST/PLCY 372 Global Environment: Policy Analysis and Solutions

GEOG 452 Mobile Geographies

GEOG 453 Political Geography

GLBL 390* Special Topics in Global Studies

HIST 276 Middle East in the Modern Era

HIST 577 United States Foreign Relations

HNRS 352 Seminar in Social and Behavioral Sciences

MUSC 390H* Honors Seminar in Music

POLI 130 Introduction to Comparative Politics

POLI 231 Latin America/U.S. in World Politics

POLI 236 Politics of East-Central Europe

POLI 238 Latin American Politics

POLI 239 Introduction to European Government

POLI 433 Politics of the European Union

POLI 442 International Political Economy

PWAD 350 National and International Security

PWAD 352* Special Topics

RELI 181 Later Islamic Civilization and Modern Muslim Cultures

RUES 469 Ethnic Conflict and International Intervention in the Former Yugoslavia

SOCI 111 Human Societies

SOCI 121 Population Problems

SOCI 274 Social and Economic Justice

SOCI 290* Special Topic

WMST 388 The International Politics of Sexual Reproduction

GLOBAL ECONOMICS, TRADE, DEVELOPMENT

ANTH 320 Anthropology of Development

ANTH 465 Economic Anthropology

ANTH 468 State Formation

ECON 434 History of Economic Doctrines

ECON 460 International Economics

ECON 461 European Economic Integration

ECON 465 Economic Development.

ECON 469 Western and Asian Economic Systems

ECON 560 Advanced International Economics

ENEC 490* Special Topics

GEOG 428 Urban Social Geography: “Cities in a Globalizing World”

GEOG 453 Political Geography

GEOG 458 Urban Latin America

GLBL 390* Special Topics

POLI 442 International Political Economy

GLOBAL HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT

ANTH 147 Comparative Healing Systems

ANTH 151 Anthropological Perspectives on Food and Culture

ANTH 238 Human Ecology of Africa

ANTH 319 Global Health

ANTH 470 Medicine and Anthropology

ENEC 370 Agriculture and Environment

ENEC 490* Special Topics

ENEC/PLCY 372 Global Environment: Policy Analysis and Solutions

ENGL 268 Literature, Medicine, and Culture

ENVR 600 Health and Environment

GEOG 434 Cultural Ecology of Disease, Agriculture, and Urbanization

GEOG 457 Rural Latin America: Agriculture, Environment and Natural Resources

HNRS 352 Is There Dinner? Toward Understanding an Endangered Species

PLCY 590* Special Topics

SOCI 469 Medicine and Society

WMST 388 The International Politics of Sexual and Reproductive Health

TRANSNATIONAL CULTURES, IDENTITIES, ARTS

ANTH 102 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology

ANTH 147 Comparative Healing Systems

ANTH 259 Culture and Identity

ANTH 320 Anthropology of Development

ANTH 435 Consciousness and Symbols

ANTH 440 Gender and Culture

ANTH 477 Visual Anthropology

ARAB 150 Introduction to Arabic Culture

ARTH/ASIA 456 Art and Visual Culture of South Asia

COMM 574 War and Culture

GEOG 056 FYS: Local Places in a Globalizing World

GEOG 452 Mobile Geographies

GLBL 390* Special Topics

GLBL 490* Special Topics

JOMC 446 International Communication and Comparative Journalism

MUSC 146 Introduction to World Musics

RELI 121 Introduction to Religion and Culture

RELI 428 Religion and Anthropology

SPAN 344 Contemporary Latin America: Mexico, Central American and the Andean Region

SPAN 345 Contemporary Latin America: Caribbean and the Southern Con

Area Courses

AFRICA

AAAD 101 Introduction to African Civilization

AAAD 201 African Literature

AAAD 214 Ethnography of Africa

AAAD 301 Contemporary China-Africa Relations

AAAD 318 Politics of Cultural Production in Africa

AAAD 320 Music of Africa

AAAD 412 Senegalese Society and Culture

AAAD 414 Senegalese Society and Culture

AAAD 421 Introduction to the Languages of Africa

AAAD 487 Intellectual Currents in African and African Diaspora Studies

ANTH 238 Human Ecology of Africa

ARTH 255 African Art and Culture

GLBL 390* Special Topics in Global Studies

HIST 279 Modern South African History

WMST 289 Women and the Law in African and the Middle East

ASIA

ANTH 375 Memory, Massacres and Monuments in Southeast Asia

ASIA 147 Understanding Western Experience in East and Southeast Asia

ASIA 261 India Through Western Eyes

CHIN 252 Introduction to Chinese Culture through Narrative

CHIN 354 Chinese Culture through Calligraphy

HIST 134 Modern East Asia

JAPN 161 Geisha in History, Fantasy, and Fiction

KOR 151 Education and Social Changes in Contemporary Korea

LATIN AMERICA

ANTH 360 Latin American Economy and Society

GEOG 259 Latin America

GEOG 457 Rural Latin America: Agriculture, Environment and Natural Resources

GEOG 458 Urban Latin America: Politics, Economy, and Society

GLBL 390* Special Topics

HIST 143 Latin America Since Independence

JOMC 447 Mass Communications in Mexico

POLI 231 Latin American/U.S. World Politics

POLI 238 Contemporary Latin American Politics

PORT 270 Modern Brazilian Literature

PORT 275 Portuguese and Brazilian Fiction

PORT 388 Portuguese, Brazilian, and African Identity in Film

SPAN 330 Cultural History of the Hispanic World

SPAN 344 Contemporary Latin America: Mexico, Central America and the Andean Region

SPAN 345 Contemporary Latin America: The Caribbean and the Southern Cone

WMST 388 International Politics of Sexual Reproductive Health

MIDDLE EASt

ARAB 150 Introduction to Arab Culture

ASIA 224 Introduction to Iranian Cinema

HIST 276 Modern Middle East

HIST 490* Special Topics

RELI 064 Re-introducing Islam

RELI 180 Introduction to Islamic Civilization

RELI 181 Modern Islamic Civilization

RELI 480 Modern Muslim Literature

RELI 581 Sufism

WESTERN EUROPE/European Union

ART 152 History of Western Art

DRAM 289 Contemporary Irish Drama

DTCH 405* Topics in Dutch Culture

ECON 461 European Economic Integration

FREN 350 Advanced Oral and Written French

FREN 398 Contemporary Identities in European Cinema

GERM 302 Language and Culture: Immigration to Germany from 1955-Present

GERM 350 Modern German Literature

GERM/POLI/SOCI 257 Society and Culture in Post-War Germany

HIST 259 Women in Europe Since 1750

HIST 262 History of the Holocaust

HNRS 353 Seminar in Historical Analysis

ITAL 335 Topics on Italian Film and Culture: Social Issues in Italy from the 1960s-Present

ITAL 398 Undergraduate Seminar in Italian

POLI 239 Introduction to European Government

POLI 433 Politics of the European Union

PORT 388 Portuguese, Brazilian and African Identity in Film

ROML 056 FYS: Italians in Search of Harmony

SPAN 340 Cultures of Contemporary Spain

russia/EASTERN EUROPE

HIST 162 Russia 1861-Present

RUSS 274 Russian Literature from 1917 to the Present