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IGST0402A-S13

Cross-Listed As:
ENVS0402A-S13

CRN: 22535

World Rivers, Lit., Policy

World Rivers, Transboundary Stories: Global Literature and Environmental Policy
Rivers are vital features in the lives of people, nations, and the environment. In this interdisciplinary course we will draw on literary studies and environmental policy to explore how narratives about rivers are constructed and the significance of these stories for how we manage transboundary rivers, which flow across physical, political, and cultural borders. We will draw on literature from around the world, such as The Hungry Tide, by Amitav Ghosh, and Adrift on the Nile, by Naguib Mahfouz, and on historical, legal, political and scientific sources in order to discuss concepts in transboundary river policy, such as freedom of navigation, the watershed, and integrated water resources management. We will examine how these concepts, in turn, shape literary narratives. This course is equivalent to ENVS 0402. 3 hrs. sem.

IGST0403A-S13

Cross-Listed As:
PSCI0403A-S13

CRN: 22536

India and China Compared

India and China: 21st Century Superpowers?
In this course we will look at recent political and economic developments in India and China. We will examine the economic rise of India and China in contrast to their earlier economic stagnation. We will contrast political evolution into India's democracy and China's one-party autocracy, and we will study relations between the two states and their relations with the U.S. and the world. This course is equivalent to PSCI 0403. (PSCI 0103 or waiver) 3 hrs. sem. (Comparative Politics)

IGST0450A-S13

Cross-Listed As:
HIST0450A-S13

CRN: 22537

U.S./Soviet Popular Culture

Twentieth-Century U.S. and Soviet Popular Culture
In this comparative history seminar we will examine the United States and Russia from the Bolshevik Revolution in 1917 through the Cold War. Popular culture provides rich material and suggests analytical frameworks for examining American and Soviet perceptions of each other. It also invites critical analysis of each society's "way of being": their cultural values, political priorities, assumptions, and their personal and national identities. Students will examine the ways popular culture informed social movements and international relations, paying close attention to changes and continuities across the 20th century. Of particular interest is the way that popular culture, which initially was used to drive a wedge between American and Soviet peoples, eventually became an unexpected force of rapprochement in the 1970s and 1980s. Throughout the seminar students will consider how race, class, and gender shape cultural understandings of identity. This course is equivalent to HIST 0450. 3 hrs. sem.

IGST0500A-S13

CRN: 22541

EAS Independent Research

East Asian Studies Independent Project
(Approval Required)

IGST0500B-S13

CRN: 22607

EAS Independent Research

East Asian Studies Independent Project
(Approval Required)

IGST0500C-S13

CRN: 23083

EAS Independent Research

East Asian Studies Independent Project
(Approval Required)

IGST0501A-S13

CRN: 22542

LAS Independent Project

Latin American Studies Independent Project
(Approval Required)

IGST0502A-S13

CRN: 22543

MES Independent Project

Middle East Studies Independent Project
(Approval Required)

IGST0503A-S13

CRN: 22544

African Studies Ind. Project

African Studies Independent Project
(Approval Required)

IGST0504A-S13

CRN: 22545

SAS Independent Project

South Asian Studies Independent Project
(Approval Required)

IGST0504B-S13

CRN: 22614

SAS Independent Project

South Asian Studies Independent Project
(Approval Required)

IGST0505A-S13

CRN: 22546

EUS Independent Research

European Studies Independent Project
(Approval Required)

IGST0701A-S13

CRN: 22547

REES Senior Thesis

Russian and East European Studies Senior Thesis
(Approval Required)

IGST0701C-S13

CRN: 22580

REES Senior Thesis

Russian and East European Studies Senior Thesis
(Approval Required)

IGST0702A-S13

CRN: 22548

EUS Senior Thesis

European Studies Senior Thesis
(Approval Required)

IGST0702B-S13

CRN: 22559

EUS Senior Thesis

European Studies Senior Thesis
(Approval Required)

IGST0702C-S13

CRN: 22560

EUS Senior Thesis

European Studies Senior Thesis
(Approval Required)

IGST0703A-S13

CRN: 22549

LAS Senior Thesis

Latin American Studies Senior Thesis
(Approval Required)

IGST0703B-S13

CRN: 22568

LAS Senior Thesis

Latin American Studies Senior Thesis
(Approval Required)

IGST0703C-S13

CRN: 22569

LAS Senior Thesis

Latin American Studies Senior Thesis
(Approval Required)

IGST0704A-S13

CRN: 22550

EAS Senior Thesis

Latin American Studies Senior Thesis
(Approval Required)

IGST0704B-S13

CRN: 22565

EAS Senior Thesis

Latin American Studies Senior Thesis
(Approval Required)

IGST0705A-S13

CRN: 22551

African Studies Senior Thesis

African Studies Senior Thesis
(Approval Required)

IGST0705B-S13

CRN: 22645

African Studies Senior Thesis

African Studies Senior Thesis
(Approval Required)

IGST0706A-S13

CRN: 22552

MES Senior Thesis

African Studies Senior Thesis
(Approval Required)

IGST0707A-S13

CRN: 22553

SAS Senior Thesis

South Asian Studies Senior Thesis
(Approval Required)