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International Studies

Courses

In selecting an area of Emphasis, students can choose from East Asia, Europe, or Latin America. Three courses, in addition to the two taken in the disciplinary major, are required in the student’s geographical area of emphasis. Listed below are the approved courses for each of the geographical areas. (Note: courses offered in fall 2014 are underlined.)

European Area of Emphasis

Art History

ARH71-304 Northern Renaissance Art
ARH71-504 Art of Spain, 711-1700
ARH71-544 Italian Renaissance Art
ARH71-554 Baroque Art
ARH71-614 Revolution, Romanticism, Realism
ARH71-624 Modernism and Modernity
ARH71-674 German Art in the Modern Era
ARH71-764 Modern Architecture

English

ENG10-154 Survey of English Literature I
ENG10-164 Survey of English Literature II
ENG10-304 Don Quixote
ENG10-654 Topics in 18th-Century British Literature
ENG10-664 Topics in Romanticism
ENG10-674 Topics in Victorian Literature and Culture
ENG10-684 Topics in 20th-Century British Literature

French

FRE11-314 Topics in Literature and Film
FRE11-334 Composition and Culture
FRE11-354 French Culture
FRE11-454 Women Writers in French
FRE11-514 Studies in French Literature
FRE11-604 Topics in Literature and Culture
FRE11-614 Texts/Contexts

German

GER12-304 Global Leadership and Intercultural Communication
GER12-314 Reading German: Text in Context
GER12-334 Oral and Written Expression
GER12-344 Introduction to German Literature and Film
GER12-354 German Culture
GER12-454 Feminist Studies in German
GER12-514 Studies in German Literature
GER12-614 Texts/Contexts
GER12-302 Special Topics
GER12-304 Linguistics/Cultures

History

HIS16-204 Early Modern Europe
HIS16-214 Modern Europe
HIS16-304 Nazi Germany & Holocaust
HIS16-384 History of Human Rights
HIS16-394 Gender and Sexuality in the British Empire
HIS16-404 Modern France
HIS16-514 Muslims in Europe
HIS16-524 British History, 1688 to Present
HIS16-534 Topics in British Culture
HIS16-544 Gender and Science

Music

MUL80-114 Music Literature I
MUL80-214 Music Literature II
MUL80-414 Music Literature IV
MUL80-444 Classical and Romantic Music
MUL80-454 20th-Century Music

Political Science

PSC32-304 Germany and Japan: Losers of WWII?
PSC32-414 European Politics
PSC32-774 The European Union

Spanish

SPA15-364 Cultures of Spain
SPA15-404 Selected Topics in Iberian Literature
SPA15-414 Don Quijote
SPA15-424 Readings in Contemporary Iberian Literature 
SPA15-614 Topics in Hispanic Film

Theatre

THE74-244 Theatre History and Historiography III

East Asian Area of Emphasis 

Art History

ARH71-204 Introduction to East Asian Art and Architecture
ARH71-224 Landscape in Chinese Art
ARH71-284 Art in China since 1911
ARH71-294 Art of Japan

Chinese

CHI22-302 Intermediate Modern Chinese
CHI22-302 Advanced Modern Chinese
CHI22-304 Modern Tibet
CHI22-314 Chinese in Contemporary Context
CHI22-394 Chinese Calligraphy and Culture
CHI22-312 Special Topics in Intermediate Modern Chinese
CHI22-322 Special Topics in Advanced Modern Chinese

History

HIS16-254 Imperial China 589-1911
HIS16-274 Japanese Civilization
HIS16-564 Modern Chinese History
HIS16-584 Modern Japanese History

Political Science

PSC32-174 Japanese Politics, Culture, Society
PSC32-304 Germany and Japan: Losers of WWII?
PSC32-644 The Chinese Cultural Revolution
PSC32-774 The European Union

Religion

 REL19-284 Introduction to Buddhism

Latin American Area of Emphasis

Anthropology

ANT35-344 Race, Class and Gender in the Caribbean
ANT35-354 Latina/o and Latin American Spiritualities
ANT35-764 Advanced Research Seminar in Latin American Politics

Art History

ARH71-354 Latin American Cities and Frontiers
ARH71-364 Native Books, Images and Objects
ARH71-374 Painting a New World

Communication Studies

COM75-654 New Latin American Cinema

History

HIS16-304 African Diaspora in Latin America and the Caribbean
HIS16-334 Guerrilla Movements in Latin American History
HIS16-364 Colonial Latin America
HIS16-374 Modern Latin America
HIS16-654 Latin American History in Film and Literature
HIS16-664 The Mexican Revolution
HIS16-674 Colonial Indoamerican Inquisitions

Philosophy

PHI18-284 Latin American Philosophy
PHI18-404 Decolonial Philosophy
PHI18-484 Topics in Latin American Philosophy

Political Science

PSC32-614 Latin American Politics
PSC32-764 Advanced Research Seminar in Latin American Politics

Spanish

SPA15-354 Cultures of Latin America
SPA15-504 Selected Topics in Hispano-American Literature
SPA15-514 Readings in Pre-20th-Century Hispano-American Literature
SPA15-524 Readings in Contemporary Hispano-American Literature
SPA15-614 Topics in Hispanic Film
SPA15-634 Lat Am/Conflicting Use of Art

Sociology

SOC34-614 Latin American Politics
SOC34-764 Advanced Research Seminar in Latin American Politics

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