Courses

Please consult the online academic catalog for final and official program information. If you would like to see our current course offerings, please see the department’s listing on the Student Information Services (SIS) website.

Courses designated as more than one subject area (e.g., as both CP and IR) cannot be double-counted to fulfill both requirements. Please consult the POS tag on the course description in SIS, as well as the list below, for course designations.

Note: This course list is subject to change without notice.

Fall 2018 International Studies Courses

Gateway Courses

  • AS.230.150 Issues in International Development

Political Science Courses

Six semester courses (18 credits) in political science are required: One Gateway course, one American politics (AP) course, two comparative politics (CP) courses, one international relations (IR) course, and one political theory (PT) course.

American Politics (INST-AP)
  • AS.190.101 Introduction to American Politics
  • AS.190.227 U.S. Foreign Policy
  • AS.190.333 American Constitutional Law
  • AS.190.339 American Racial Politics
  • AS.190.344 Seminar in Anti-Semitism
  • AS.190.425 The New Deal and American Politics
  • AS.230.244 Race and Ethnicity in American Society
  • AS.230.316 African-American Family
  • AS.230.370 Housing and Homelessness in the U.S.
  • AS.230.385 Schooling, Racial Inequality and Public Policy in America
Comparative Politics (INST-CP)
  • AS.070.267 Culture, Religion and Politics in Iran
  • AS.070.380 Slumworld: Life in Informal Settlements
  • AS.190.265 Comparative Political Behavior
  • AS.190.379 Nationalism and the Politics of Identity
  • AS.190.382 Democracy and Development: Theory and Cases
  • AS.190.442 Civil Society
  • AS.191.315 The Domestic Politics of Israel
  • AS.191.335 Arab-Israeli Conflict (IR)
  • AS.191.345 Russian Foreign Policy (IR)
  • AS.192.320 Colonialism and Foreign Intervention in the Middle East and Africa
  • AS.194.101 Introduction to Islam
  • AS.212.353 La France Contemporaine
  • AS.215.380 Modern Latin American Culture
  • AS.230.228 Colonialism in Asia and its Contested Legacies
  • AS.230.351 Capitalism, Development and Resistance in South Korea
  • AS.230.363 Sociology of Dispossession
  • AS.230.397 The Political Economy of Drugs and Drug Wars
  • AS.310.301 Documentary Photography in a Changing China
  • AS.310.302 Human Rights in China and U.S. Policy: Advocacy Opportunities and Challenges
  • AS.310.305 Southeast Asia and US Security
  • AS.310.402 Labor Politics in China
  • AS.362.160 Land, Labour and Environmental Rights and Struggles in Contemporary Africa
  • AS.362.314 Police and Prisons in Comparative Perspective
International Relations (INST-IR)
  • AS.070.295 Conflict and Security in a Global World
  • AS.190.226 Global Governance
  • AS.190.227 U.S. Foreign Policy
  • AS.190.329 National Security in the Nuclear Age
  • AS.190.352 The Politics of Global Development
  • AS.190.412 The Use and Misuse of Force
  • AS.190.438 Violence and Politics
  • AS.190.443 Politics of Outer Space
  • AS.190.451 Geopolitics
  • AS.191.326 International Politics from the Global South
  • AS.191.335 Arab-Israeli Conflict (IR)
  • AS.191.345 Russian Foreign Policy (IR)
  • AS.230.221 Global Social Change
  • AS.230.335 Medical Humanitarianism
  • AS.230.363 Sociology of Dispossession
  • AS.230.393 Global Health and Human Rights
  • AS.230.397 The Political Economy of Drugs and Drug Wars
  • AS.310.302 Human Rights in China and U.S. Policy: Advocacy Opportunities and Challenges
  • AS.310.305 Southeast Asia and US Security
Political Theory (INST-PT)
  • AS.150.355 Philosophy of Law
  • AS.150.428 Spinoza’s Theological Political Treatise
  • AS.190.204 Ancient Political Thought
  • AS.190.282 Authority and Liberty
  • AS.190.379 Nationalism and the Politics of Identity
  • AS.190.396 Capitalism and Ecology
  • AS.190.451 Geopolitics
  • AS.191.119 Freshman Seminar: Thinking Critically Through the Global South
  • AS.191.312 The Politics of Personal Life: Work, Family and Consumption
  • AS.191.313 Why We Punish (formerly Theories and Ethics of Punishment)
  • AS.191.327 By Any Means Necessary? Political Theories of Violence
  • AS.211.265 Panorama of German Thought
  • AS.230.213 Social Theory
  • AS.230.369 Sociology in Economic Life
  • AS.300.311 Introduction to Intellectual History
  • AS.300.313 Maintaining Social Order:Elements of Conservative Political Philosophy and its Critics

Economics Courses (INST-ECON)

Four semester courses (12 credits) in economics are required: two “Elements” courses (180.101 Elements of Macroeconomics & 180.102 Elements of Microeconomics), one approved international economics course chosen from the INST-ECON course selection, and one course of the student’s choosing taken in the Economics Department at JHU.

  • AS.070.143 Anthropology of Markets and Capitalism
  • AS.180.217 Game Theory in Social Sciences
  • AS.180.228 Economic Development
  • AS.180.241 International Trade
  • AS.180.242 International Monetary Economics
  • AS.180.261 Monetary Analysis
  • AS.180.266 Financial Markets & Institutions
  • AS.180.289 Economics of Health
  • AS.190.352 The Politics of Global Development
  • AS.190.382 Democracy and Development: Theory and Cases
  • AS.190.396 Capitalism and Ecology
  • AS.230.221 Global Social Change
  • AS.230.351 Capitalism, Development and Resistance in South Korea
  • AS.230.369 Sociology in Economic Life
  • AS.230.397 The Political Economy of Drugs and Drug Wars

History Courses

Five semester courses (15 credits) in history must be taken. One introductory course at the 100-level in the JHU History Department (e.g., 100.1xx) and four others as described below.

Introductory History Courses
  • AS.100.102 The Medieval World
  • AS.100.104 Modern Europe and the Wider World
  • AS.100.123 Introduction to African History: Diversity, Mobility, Innovation
  • AS.100.154 Modern Mexico from the Alamo to El Chapo
History Courses (INST-NWHIST)

For students entering fall 2015 and earlier only. Three out of the five courses must be non-Western history chosen from the INST-NWHIST course selection. Two out of the five courses must be taken at the 300-level or higher.

  • AS.070.267 Culture, Religion and Politics in Iran
  • AS.070.359 Korean War
  • AS.070.380 Slumworld: Life in Informal Settlements
  • AS.100.243 China: Neolithic to Song
  • AS.100.268 Jewish and Christian Mysticism in the Middle Ages and Early Modern Period
  • AS.100.329 Russian Imagination in Three Revolutions
  • AS.100.423 Multiethnic Japan
  • AS.100.427 The Portuguese Empire
  • AS.130.216 History of the Jews in Modern Times, from the Middle Ages to 1917
  • AS.140.146 History of Public Health in East Asia
  • AS.192.320 Colonialism and Foreign Intervention in the Middle East and Africa
  • AS.194.101 Introduction to Islam
  • AS.194.205 Introduction to Islamic Spirituality: The Sufi tradition
  • AS.211.394 Brazilian Culture & Civilization
  • AS.215.380 Modern Latin American Culture
  • AS.216.373 War in Israeli Arts and Culture
  • AS.230.228 Colonialism in Asia and its Contested Legacies
  • AS.230.351 Capitalism, Development and Resistance in South Korea
  • AS.230.363 Sociology of Dispossession
  • AS.230.397 The Political Economy of Drugs and Drug Wars
  • AS.310.402 Labor Politics in China
  • AS.361.335 Colombia at War
  • AS.362.160 Land, Labour and Environmental Rights and Struggles in Contemporary Africa
History Courses (INST-GLOBAL)

For students entering fall 2016 and later only. Four of the five courses must come from the INST-GLOBAL course selection.

  • AS.070.267 Culture, Religion and Politics in Iran
  • AS.070.359 Korean War
  • AS.070.380 Slumworld: Life in Informal Settlements
  • AS.100.203 Freshman Seminar: From Columbus to Calypso: The Caribbean and the Wider World
  • AS.100.215 Freshman Seminar: US-USSR Cold War
  • AS.100.233 History of Modern Germany
  • AS.100.241 American Revolution
  • AS.100.243 China: Neolithic to Song
  • AS.100.268 Jewish and Christian Mysticism in the Middle Ages and the Early Modern Period
  • AS.100.329 Russian Imagination in Three Revolutions
  • AS.100.359 Gender, Patriarchy and the English Revolution
  • AS.100.423 Multiethnic Japan
  • AS.100.426 Popular Culture in Early Modern Europe
  • AS.100.427 The Portuguese Empire
  • AS.100.497 Year of Revolt: 1968 in Europe
  • AS.130.216 History of the Jews in Modern Times, from the Middle Ages to 1917
  • AS.140.146 History of Public Health in East Asia
  • AS.192.320 Colonialism and Foreign Intervention in the Middle East and Africa
  • AS.194.101 Introduction to Islam
  • AS.194.205 Introduction to Islamic Spirituality: The Sufi tradition
  • AS.211.202 Freshman Seminar: A Thousand Years of Jewish Culture
  • AS.211.222 Italian Cinema: The Classics, the Forgotten and the Emergent
  • AS.211.300 Baptism by Fire
  • AS.211.328 Berlin Between the Wars: Literature, Art, Music, Film
  • AS.211.394 Brazilian Culture & Civilization
  • AS.212.431 Style, Gender and Politics from Marie-Antoinette to the Burqini
  • AS.214.349 Burning Books, Burning Ideas: Censorship and Free Speech in the Renaissance
  • AS.215.380 Modern Latin American Culture
  • AS.216.373 War in Israeli Arts and Culture
  • AS.230.228 Colonialism in Asia and its Contested Legacies
  • AS.230.351 Capitalism, Development and Resistance in South Korea
  • AS.230.363 Sociology of Dispossession
  • AS.230.397 The Political Economy of Drugs and Drug Wars
  • AS.310.402 Labor Politics in China
  • AS.361.335 Colombia at War
  • AS.362.160 Land, Labour and Environmental Rights and Struggles in Contemporary Africa

Library Research Seminar for International Studies and Social Sciences (AS.192.210)

This course offers training to undergraduate students in international studies and related majors on the fundamentals of library research and research or grant proposal writing. The course will introduce students to the major research resources in global studies in the humanities and social sciences, strategies and techniques to conduct effective research, and how to use library research to enhance research and grant proposal writing. This course also aims to help students learn to develop research skills for use in their major coursework and major-related research projects, including field research projects abroad and senior thesis. View the course syllabus. For questions, please contact Mr. Yunshan Ye at yye@jhu.edu.

Suggested Methods Training Courses

  • AS.070.419 Logic of Anthropological Inquiry
  • AS.180.217 Game Theory in Social Sciences
  • AS.180.334 Econometrics
  • AS.192.403 Qualitative Research
  • AS.230.202 Research Methods for the Social Sciences
  • AS.360.331 Methods for Policy Research
  • EN.550.111 Statistical Analysis I
  • EN.550.112 Statistical Analysis II

Past Courses

Spring 2018

Gateway Course
  • AS.190.111 Introduction to Global Studies
  • AS.230.150 Issues in International Development
American Politics (INST-AP)
  • AS.150.440 The Making of Black Lives Matter
  • AS.190.101 Introduction to American Politics
  • AS.190.227 U.S. Foreign Policy
  • AS.190.325 Finding Equality in Law and Society
  • AS.190.334 Constitutional Law
  • AS.190.380 The American Welfare State
  • AS.190.406 The Executive Branch
  • AS.190.471 The University and Society
  • AS.190.479 Imag(in)ing Cities
  • AS.191.354 Congress and Foreign Policy
  • AS.271.403 Environmental Policymaking and Policy Analysis
  • AS.362.207 Race and Public Policy in Comparative Perspective
Comparative Politics (INST-CP)
  • AS.070.249 Latin American Cities: Public Spaces and Private Lives
  • AS.070.302 Crisis and Futurity: New Ethnographies of Africa
  • AS.070.314 Activism and Assembly, Local and Global Connections
  • AS.100.237 Freshman Seminar: Impeachments and Beyond: Justice and Politics in Latin America
  • AS.100.330 National Identity in 20th Century China & Japan
  • AS.100.399 Decolonization and Citizenship in Africa, 1945-2015
  • AS.180.214 The Economic Experience of the BRIC Countries
  • AS.180.391 Economics of China
  • AS.190.102 Introduction to Comparative Politics
  • AS.190.308 Democracy and Dictatorship: Theory and Cases
  • AS.190.326 Democracy and Elections
  • AS.190.330 Japanese Politics
  • AS.190.343 Research Seminar on Political Parties
  • AS.190.440 European Politics in Comparative Perspective
  • AS.211.401 La France Contemporaine
  • AS.215.380 Modern Latin American Culture
  • AS.230.147 Introduction to Islam Since 1800
  • AS.230.222 Land. Labor, Environmental Rights and Struggles in Contemporary Africa
  • AS.230.275 Revolution, Reform and Social Inequality in China
  • AS.230.324 Gender and International Development
  • AS.230.346 Economic Sociology of Latin America
  • AS.230.352 Chinese Diaspora: Networks and Identity
  • AS.230.382 Revolution, Reform and Resistance: India in World Historical Perspective
  • AS.230.435 The China Boom
  • AS.271.403 Environmental Policymaking and Policy Analysis
  • AS.310.200 Economic Growth and Development in East Asia
  • AS.310.310 Shamans, She-Devils, and Pilgrims: Women & Gender in East Asian Religions
  • AS.310.401 Authoritarianism, Democracy, and Economic Development: Korea, Indonesia, Myanmar
  • AS.362.207 Race and Public Policy in Comparative Perspective
International Relations (INST-IR)
  • AS.070.296 Introduction to Migration Studies
  • AS.190.217 Introduction to International Relations Theory
  • AS.190.220 Global Security Politics
  • AS.190.227 U.S. Foreign Policy
  • AS.190.327 Politics of Information
  • AS.190.381 Global Environmental Politics
  • AS.190.416 Nuclear Weapons and World Politics
  • AS.190.431 Global Climate Governance
  • AS.190.456 Politics of TransHumanism
  • AS.230.324 Gender and International Development
  • AS.230.335 Medical Humanitarianism
  • AS.230.375 Nations, States, and Boundaries
  • AS.230.378 Refugees, Human Rights and Sovereignty
  • AS.230.440 Port Cities and Historical Capitalism in Maritime Asia
  • AS.271.360 Climate Change: Science & Policy
  • AS.271.402 Water, Energy, and Food
Political Theory (INST-PT)
  • AS.070.473 Readings of Foucault
  • AS.150.205 Introduction to the History of Modern Philosophy
  • AS.150.240 Introduction to Political Philosophy
  • AS.150.440 The Making of Black Lives Matter
  • AS.190.217 Introduction to International Relations Theory
  • AS.190.280 Political Persuasion
  • AS.190.311 Disposable People: Race, Immigration and Biopolitics
  • AS.190.398 Politics of Good and Evil
  • AS.190.404 Race and Debt: Living on Borrowed Time
  • AS.190.430 Time and Punishment
  • AS.190.456 Politics of TransHumanism
  • AS.191.311 Who are you laughing at?! Political Theories of Pluralism and Laughter
  • AS.214.321 The Prince and the Demagogue: Machiavelli to House of Cards
  • AS.215.412 Populism
  • AS.230.213 Social Theory
  • AS.271.401 Environmental Ethics
Economics Courses (INST-ECON)
  • AS.180.214 The Economics Experience of the BRIC Countries
  • AS.180.242 International Monetary Economics
  • AS.180.266 Financial Markets and Institutions
  • AS.180.361 Rich Countries, Poor Countries
  • AS.180.389 Social Policy Implications of Behavioral Economics
  • AS.180.390 Health Economics & Developing Countries
  • AS.180.391 Economics of China
  • AS.190.429 The Political Bases of the Market Economy
  • AS.215.315 Literature of the Great Recession
  • AS.230.346 Economic Sociology of Latin America
  • AS.230.435 The China Boom
  • AS.310.200 Economic Growth and Development in East Asia
History Courses (INST-NWHIST)
  • AS.070.318 The Atlantic World
  • AS.070.417 Political Spirituality: From Ali Shariati to Aretha Franklin
  • AS.100.234 The Making of the Muslim Middle East, 600-1100 A.D.
  • AS.100.330 National Identity in 20th Century China & Japan
  • AS.100.361 Age of Tolstoy
  • AS.100.399 Decolonization and Citizenship in Africa, 1945-2015
  • AS.100.418 Comparative Slavery: Haiti and Brazil
  • AS.100.441 Migration and the Americas
  • AS.100.448 The Caribbean World, 1450-1850
  • AS.130.170 Diplomacy and Conflict in the Ancient Middle East
  • AS.130.216 History of the Jews in Modern Times, from the Middle Ages to 1917
  • AS.140.328 Science and Technology in Slave Regimes
  • AS.140.398 Godzilla and Fukushima: Japanese Environment in History and Films
  • AS.211.316 Brazilian Cinema and Topics in Contemporary Brazilian Society
  • AS.215.350 Mexico: A Cultural History from the Olmecs to the Mexican Revolution of 1910
  • AS.215.380 Modern Latin American Culture
  • AS.230.147 Introduction to Islam Since 1800
  • AS.230.222 Land, Labor, Environmental Rights and Struggles in Contemporary Africa
  • AS.230.275 Revolution, Reform and Social Inequality in China
  • AS.230.346 Economic Sociology of Latin America
  • AS.230.352 Chinese Diaspora: Networks and Identity
  • AS.230.375 Nations, States, and Boundaries
  • AS.230.382 Revolution, Reform and Resistance: India in World Historical Perspective
  • AS.230.440 Port Cities and Historical Capitalism in Maritime Asia
  • AS.310.205 Music in East Asia
  • AS.310.206 Film and Performing Arts in China: 1949-present
  • AS.310.310 Shamans, She-Devils, and Pilgrims: Women & Gender in East Asian Religions
History Courses (INST-GLOBAL)
  • AS.070.318 The Atlantic World
  • AS.070.417 Political Spirituality: From Ali Shariati to Aretha Franklin
  • AS.100.205 Freshman Seminar: Health, Healing, and Medicine in Africa
  • AS.100.233 History of Modern Germany
  • AS.100.234 The Making of the Muslim Middle East, 600-1100 A.D.
  • AS.100.237 Freshman Seminar: Impeachments and Beyond: Justice and Politics in Latin America
  • AS.100.330 National Identity in 20th Century China & Japan
  • AS.100.332 Persecution and Toleration in Early Modern Europe
  • AS.100.360 The Modern British World: Imperial Encounters, Regimes, and Resistance from the American Revolution to the Present
  • AS.100.361 Age of Tolstoy
  • AS.100.399 Decolonization of Citizenship in Africa, 1945-2015
  • AS.100.418 Comparative Slavery: Haiti and Brazil
  • AS.100.441 Migration and the Americas
  • AS.100.488 The Caribbean World, 1450-1850
  • AS.130.170 Diplomacy and Conflict in the Ancient Middle East
  • AS.130.216 History of the Jews in Modern Times, from the Middle Ages to 1917
  • AS.140.328 Science and Technology in Slave Regimes
  • AS.140.398 Godzilla and Fukushima: Japanese Environment in History and Films
  • AS.150.205 Introduction to the History of Modern Philosophy
  • AS.211.316 Brazilian Cinema and Topics in Contemporary Brazilian Society
  • AS.211.331 Vagabonds and Ramblers: Space and Place in Women’s Cinema
  • AS.211.333 The Holocaust in Film and Literature
  • AS.214.321 The Prince and the Demagogue: Machiavelli to House of Cards
  • AS.214.362 Italian Journeys: Medieval and Early Modern
  • AS.215.350 Mexico: A Cultural History from the Olmecs to the Mexican Revolution of 1910
  • AS.215.380 Modern Latin American Culture
  • AS.215.412 Populism
  • AS.230.147 Introduction to Islam Since 1800
  • AS.230.222 Land. Labor, Environmental Rights and Struggles in Contemporary Africa
  • AS.230.275 Revolution, Reform and Social Inequality in China
  • AS.230.346 Economic Sociology of Latin America
  • AS.230.352 Chinese Diaspora: Networks and Identity
  • AS.230.375 Nations, States, and Boundaries
  • AS.230.378 Refugees, Human Rights, and Sovereignty
  • AS.230.382 Revolution, Reform and Resistance: India in World Historical Perspective
  • AS.230.440 Port Cities and Historical Capitalism in Maritime Asia
  • AS.310.205 Music in East Asia
  • AS.310.206 Film and Performing Arts in China: 1949-present
  • AS.310.310 Shamans, She-Devils, and Pilgrims: Women & Gender in East Asian Religions
Fall 2017

Gateway Course
  • AS.190.209 Contemporary International Politics
  • AS.230.150 Issues in International Development
American Politics (INST-AP)
  • AS.190.333 American Constitutional Law
  • AS.190.373 The Politics of Public Policy
  • AS.230.244 Race and Ethnicity in American Society
  • AS.230.255 Men and Women in Society
  • AS.230.332 Race, Racism and Racial Privilege
  • AS.230.370 Housing and Homelessness in the United States
  • AS.230.385 Schooling, Racial Inequality and Public Policy in America
Comparative Politics (INST-CP)
  • AS.190.265 Comparative Political Behavior
  • AS.190.320 Politics of East Asia
  • AS.190.379 Nationalism and the Politics of Identity
  • AS.190.394 Comparative Politics of the Middle East and North Africa
  • AS.190.455 Comparative Racial Politics
  • AS.191.335 Arab-Israeli Conflict
  • AS.191.345 Russian Foreign Policy
  • AS.191.389 The Politics of Race and Ethnicity in the Postcolonial Society
  • AS.194.101 Introduction to Islam
  • AS.211.361 Narratives of Dissent in Israeli Society and Culture
  • AS.215.380 Modern Latin American Culture
  • AS.215.404 Cuba Between Heresy and Revolution
  • AS.230.150 Issues in International Development
  • AS.230.175 Chinese Revolutions
  • AS.230.228 Colonialism in Asia and its Contested Legacies
  • AS.230.324 Gender and International Development
  • AS.230.343 Political Sociology of Latin America
  • AS.230.362 Migration and Development
  • AS.230.445 Sociology of Religion
  • AS.310.305 Southeast Asia and U.S. Security
  • AS.361.130 Introduction to Latin American Studies
  • AS.363.328 Beyond the Global West: Gender/Sexuality, Post-colonialism and Global Capitalism: Feminist Inquires from Asian Perspectives
International Relations (INST-IR)
  • AS.190.407 Geopolitics, Nuclear Weapons and World Order
  • AS.190.412 Political Violence
  • AS.190.443 Politics of Outer Space
  • AS.191.102 Diasporas in World Politics (incoming freshmen only)
  • AS.191.104 Covert Action in International Politics (incoming freshmen only)
  • AS.191.335 Arab-Israeli Conflict
  • AS.191.345 Russian Foreign Policy
  • AS.230.143 Global Migration: Refugees, Economic Migrants and Borders (incoming freshmen only)
  • AS.230.150 Issues in International Development
  • AS.230.221 Global Social Change
  • AS.230.265 Research Tools for Global Sociology and Development
  • AS.230.324 Gender and International Development
  • AS.230.335 Medical Humanitarianism
  • AS.230.362 Migration and Development
  • AS.310.305 Southeast Asia and U.S. Security
Political Theory (INST-PT)
  • AS.150.408 Ethics of Climate Change
  • AS.190.204 Ancient Political Thought
  • AS.190.281 Virtue, Labor, and Power (Classics of Political Thought II)
  • AS.190.379 Nationalism and the Politics of Identity
  • AS.190.396 Capitalism and Ecology
  • AS.190.402 Environmental Racism
  • AS.191.344 Belonging to Nature in the Anthropocene
  • AS.211.265 Panorama of German Thought
  • AS.211.341 Power and Resistance in French Political Thought
  • AS.213.270 Die Erfindung der Moderne
  • AS.230.213 Social Theory
  • AS.230.445 Sociology of Religion
Economics Courses (INST-ECON)
  • AS.180.217 Game Theory in the Social Sciences
  • AS.180.228 Economic Development
  • AS.180.241 International Trade
  • AS.180.261 Monetary Analysis
  • AS.180.289 Economics of Health
  • AS.180.351 Labor Economics
  • AS.180.355 Economics of Poverty/Inequality
  • AS.190.396 Capitalism and Ecology
History Courses (INST-NWHIST)
  • AS.100.254 Modern Mexico from the Alamo to El Chapo
  • AS.100.282 Race and Power in Modern South Africa
  • AS.100.308 Introduction to the History of Jewish Mysticism
  • AS.100.348 20th Century China
  • AS.100.369 Themes and Concepts in Jewish History
  • AS.100.374 Conquest, Conversion, and Language Change in the Middle Ages
  • AS.100.403 Law and Custom in Colonial Africa
  • AS.194.101 Introduction to Islam
  • AS.211.337 Wandering Jews? Jewish Migration in Film and Literature
  • AS.211.361 Narratives of Dissent in Israeli Society and Culture
  • AS.211.394 Brazilian Culture and Civilization
  • AS.215.380 Modern Latin American Culture
  • AS.215.404 Cuba Between Hersey and Revolution
  • AS.230.175 Chinese Revolutions
  • AS.230.228 Colonialism in Asia and its Contested Legacies
  • AS.230.343 Political Sociology of Latin America
  • AS.230.445 Sociology of Religion
  • AS.310.309 Monsters, Demons, and Ghosts: Folklore and Festival in Japan
  • AS.363.328 Beyond the Global West: Gender/Sexuality, Post-colonialism and Global Capitalism: Feminist Inquires from Asian Perspectives
History Courses (INST-GLOBAL)
  • AS.100.201 Freshman Seminar: Prostitution in a Global Perspective, 1750-2012
  • AS.100.203 Freshman Seminar: From Columbus to Calypso: The Caribbean and the Wider World
  • AS.100.214 Freshman Seminar: Russia and the West
  • AS.100.254 Modern Mexico from the Alamo to El Chapo
  • AS.100.282 Race and Power in Modern South Africa
  • AS.100.308 Introduction to the History of Jewish Mysticism
  • AS.100.348 20th Century China
  • AS.100.353 Youth and Youth Movements during the 20th Century: Germany, Britain, and the U.S.
  • AS.100.369 Themes and Concepts in Jewish History
  • AS.100.374 Conquest, Conversion, and language Change in the Middle Ages
  • AS.100.403 Law and Custom in Colonial Africa
  • AS.100.413 London 1580-1830: The History of Britain’s Capital City
  • AS.100.499 Film and Propaganda in Nazi Germany
  • AS.194.101 Introduction to Islam
  • AS.211.337 Wandering Jews? Jewish Migration in Film and Literature
  • AS.211.361 Narratives of Dissent in Israeli Society and Culture
  • AS.211.394 Brazilian Culture and Civilization
  • AS.215.380 Modern Latin American Culture
  • AS.215.404 Cuba Between Heresy and Revolution
  • AS.230.175 Chinese Revolutions
  • AS.230.228 Colonialism in Asia and its Contested Legacies
  • AS.230.343 Political Sociology of Latin America
  • AS.230.445 Sociology of Religion
  • AS.310.309 Monsters, Demons, and Ghosts: Folklore and Festival in Japan
  • AS.363.328 Beyond the Global West: Gender/Sexuality, Post-colonialism and Global Capitalism: Feminist Inquires from Asian Perspectives
Spring 2017

Gateway Course
  • AS.230.150 Issues in International Development
American Politics (INST-AP)
  • AS.190.101 Seminar in Anti-Semitism
  • AS.190.380 The American Welfare State
  • AS.190.385 Urban Politics and Policy
  • AS.190.471 The University and Society
  • AS.190.481 Conservatism and Crime
  • AS.191.365 U.S. Constitutional Law- Civil Liberties
  • AS.230.223 Housing and Homelessness in the United States
  • AS.230.244 Race and Ethnicity in American Society
  • AS.230.316 African American Family
  • AS.230.361 Class and Culture
  • AS.360.387 Cities, Crime, and the Constitution
Comparative Politics (INST-CP)
  • AS.190.434 Does Israel Have a Future?
  • AS.211.380 Modern Latin American Culture
  • AS.230.150 Issues in International Development
  • AS.230.325 Global Social Change and Development Practicum
  • AS.230.336 Family, Gender and Sexuality in China
  • AS.230.346 Economic Sociology of Latin America
  • AS.190.314 Struggles for Democracy: From the French Revolution to the Arab Spring
  • AS.190.341 Korean Politics
  • AS.190.445 Power and Wealth: Sources, Dynamics and Linkages
  • AS.190.369 Democracy in Europe: A Political Philosophy of the European Union
  • AS.192.402 Military Organizations in the Middle East and North Africa
  • AS.230.325 Global Social Change and Development Practicum
  • AS.230.395 Contemporary Social Theory
  • AS.230.415 Social Problems in Contemporary China
  • AS.361.380 Brazil: Cinema, Popular Music, Counterculture and Politics from 1960-1990
International Relations (INST-IR)
  • AS.230.150 Issues in International Development
  • AS.271.360 Climate Change: Science & Policy
  • AS.190.217 Introduction to International Relations Theory
  • AS.190.220 Global Security Politics
  • AS.190.335 Imagining Borders
  • AS.190.408 Sovereignty: Historical Perspectives and Contemporary Issues
  • AS.190.439 Advanced Topics in Global Politics: Learning Through Research
  • AS.190.444 Causes of Peace
  • AS.190.480 Planetary Interdependence and World Governments
  • AS.192.401 Political Violence
  • AS.230.265 Research Tools and Technologies for the Social Sciences
  • AS.230.440 Port Cities and Historical Capitalism in Maritime Asia
Political Theory (INST-PT)
  • AS.070.333 Theologies of Political Life
  • AS.150.237 Foundations of Modern Political Philosophy
  • AS.190.398 Politics of Good & Evil
  • AS.190.217 Introduction to International Relations Theory
  • AS.190.284 Classics of Political Theory: Political Freedom
  • AS.190.481 Conservatism and Crime
  • AS.190.369 Democracy in Europe: A Political Philosophy of the European Union
  • AS.191.471 Pluralism, Debt, and Democracy
  • AS.191.385 i can has freedom? the political making of cyberspace
  • AS.230.395 Contemporary Social Theory
Economics Courses (INST-ECON)
  • AS.180.219 History of Economics: Modes of Analysis
  • AS.180.242 International Monetary Economics
  • AS.180.266 Financial Markets and Institutions
  • AS.180.351 Labor Economics
  • AS.180.389 Social Policy Implications of Behavioral Economics
  • AS. 230.346 Economic Sociology of Latin America
  • AS.190.445 Power and Wealth: Sources, Dynamics and Linkages
  • AS.191.471 Pluralism, Debt, and Democracy
History Courses (INST-NWHIST)
  • AS.070.230 From Jihad to Revolution: The Political Struggles of Women in the Middle East
  • AS.100.248 Japan in the World
  • AS.100.236 Chinese Cultural Revolution
  • AS.100.252 Invisible Borders: Exchanges and Migrations in Modern Mediterranean
  • AS.100.256 Prostitution in a Global Perspective
  • AS. 230.336 Family, Gender and Sexuality in China
  • AS.230.346 Economic Sociology of Latin America
  • AS.100.346 Soviet-American Cold War
  • AS.100.352 Age of Pasternak
  • AS.100.358 Black Code Studies: Black History and Digital Media
  • AS.100.382 Early Modern African Atlantic
  • AS.100.387 Everyday Life in Medieval Middle East
  • AS.100.398 Images of Postwar Japan
  • AS.100.422 Society & Social Change in 18th Century China
  • AS.193.203 Jews and the British Empire
  • AS.230.440 Port Cities and Historical Capitalism in Maritime Asia
History Courses (INST-GLOBAL)
  • AS.070.230 From Jihad to Revolution: The Political Struggles of Women in the Middle East
  • AS.100.212 Freshman Seminar: Jews and the Medieval Mediterranean: The Politics of Conquest under Crescent and Cross
  • AS.100.233 History of Modern Germany
  • AS.100.236 Chinese Cultural Revolution
  • AS.100.248 Japan in the World
  • AS.100.252 Invisible Borders: Exchanges and Migrations in Modern Mediterranean
  • AS.100.256 Prostitution in a Global Perspective
  • AS.100.265 The Medieval City
  • AS.100.310 The French Revolution
  • AS.100.346 Soviet-American Cold War
  • AS.100.352 Age of Pasternak
  • AS.100.357 Panic and Liberation: The Politics of Sex in 20th Century Europe
  • AS.100.358 Black Code Studies: Black History and Digital Media
  • AS.100.382 Early Modern African Atlantic
  • AS.100.387 Everyday Life in Medieval Middle East
  • AS.100.398 Images of Postwar Japan
  • AS.100.422 Society & Social Change in 18th Century China
  • AS.100.426 Popular Culture in Early Modern Europe
  • AS.100.456 Getting Medieval? Public Violence in the Middle Ages
  • AS.100.497 Year of Revolt: 1968 in Europe
  • AS.193.203 Jews and the British Empire
  • AS.230.440 Port Cities and Historical Capitalism in Maritime Asia
Fall 2016

Gateway Course
  • AS.190.111 Introduction to Global Studies
  • AS.230.150 Issues in International Development
American Politics (INST-AP)
  • AS.190.101 Introduction to American Politics
  • AS.190.227 U.S. Foreign Policy
  • AS.190.384 Urban Politics & Policy
  • AS.190.387 Parties and Elections in America
  • AS.191.301 U.S. Health Policy and Politics
  • AS.191.342 Law and Social Chance
  • AS.191.402 Numbers, Pictures, Politics
  • AS.230.255 Men and Women in Society
  • AS.230.255 Space, Place, Poverty & Race: Sociological Perspectives on Neighborhoods and Public Housing
  • AS.230.380 Poverty and Social Welfare Policy
  • AS.230.385 Schooling, Racial Inequality and Public Policy in America
  • AS.230.405 Neoliberalism
  • AS.374.255 U.S. Intelligence Community: Theory & Practice
Comparative Politics (INST-CP)
  • AS.190.326 Democracy & Elections
  • AS.190.382 Democracy and Development: Theory and Cases
  • AS.191.335 Arab-Israeli Conflict
  • AS.191.345 Russian Foreign Policy
  • AS.230.150 Issues in International Development
  • AS.230.175 Chinese Revolutions
  • AS.230.318 State and Society in Modern India
  • AS.230.343 Political Sociology of Latin America
  • AS.230.345 Rising Inequality in Rich Countries
  • AS.230.362 Migration & Development
  • AS.230.363 Sociology of Dispossession
  • AS.230.377 Colonialism & Anti-Colonialism
  • AS.230.396 Politics and Society
  • AS.310.305 Southeast Asia and U.S. Security
International Relations (INST-IR)
  • AS.190.227 U.S. Foreign Policy
  • AS.190.329 National Security – Nuclear Age
  • AS.190.412 Political Violence
  • AS.190.432 Topics in Global Security Politics
  • AS.190.438 Violence and Politics
  • AS.190.431 Global Climate Governance
  • AS.190.443 Politics of Outer Space
  • AS.191.119 Thinking Critically through the Global South
  • AS.191.308 Politics of the Ocean
  • AS.191.335 Arab-Israeli Conflict
  • AS.191.345 Russian Foreign Policy
  • AS.191.362 Covert Action in International Relations
  • AS.230.150 Issues in International Development
  • AS.230.265 Research Tools and Technologies for the Social Sciences
  • AS.230.362 Migration & Development
  • AS.230.363 Sociology of Dispossession
  • AS.310.305 Southeast Asia and U.S. Security
Political Theory (INST-PT)
  • AS.190.282 Authority and Liberty
  • AS.190.302 How to Be a Capitalist
  • AS.190.317 Race and Segregated Time
  • AS.190.318 Political Monsters
  • AS.190.326 Democracy and Elections
  • AS.190.396 Capitalism and Ecology
  • AS.191.351 Toxic Bodies, Natural Contracts, and Wild Law: Topics in Nature and Law
  • AS.191.402 Numbers, Pictures, Politics
  • AS.230.213 Social Theory
  • AS.230.396 Politics and Society
Economics Courses (INST-ECON)
  • AS.180.228 Economic Development
  • AS.180.241 International Trade
  • AS.180.289 Economics of Health
  • AS.180.303 Topics in International Macroeconomics and Finance
  • AS.180.355 Economics of Poverty/Inequality
  • AS.190.302 How to be a Capitalist
  • AS.190.382 Democracy and Development: Theory and Cases
  • AS.230.345 Rising Inequality in Rich Countries
  • AS.230.405 Neoliberalism
History Courses (INST-NWHIST)
  • AS.100.129 Introduction to Modern Jewish History
  • AS.100.202 Conflict and Co-Existence: The Early Modern Mediterranean
  • AS.100.248 Japan in the World
  • AS.100.251 From Columbus to Calypso: The Caribbean and the Wider World
  • AS.100.307 Latin American Independence
  • AS.100.321 From Ferguson to Cape Town: The Global Black Freedom Struggle since Slavery
  • AS.100.323 Ships of Wealth, Ships of Sorrow: The Rise and Fall of the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade
  • AS.100.329 The Jewish Condition and the Interwar Crisis: Jewish Politics and Culture in Europe, America, and Palestine, 1918-1939
  • AS.100.347 Early Modern China
  • AS.100.353 Youth and Youth Movements during 20th Century: Germany, Britain, and the U.S.
  • AS.100.361 Age of Tolstoy
  • AS.100.368 History of Colombia 1800-present
  • AS.211.394 Brazilian Culture & Civilization
  • AS.230.175 Chinese Revolutions
  • AS.230.318 State and Society in Modern India
  • AS.230.343 Political Sociology of Latin America
  • AS.230.363 Sociology of Dispossession
  • AS.230.377 Colonialism and Anti-Colonialism
  • AS.310.115 Ghost Tales from China and Japan, 14th-19th Centuries
  • AS.310.309 Monsters, Demons, and Ghosts: Folklore and Festival in Japan
  • AS.361.130 Introduction to Latin American Studies
  • AS.362.122 History of Africa (since 1880)
History Courses (INST-GLOBAL)
  • AS.100.202 Conflict and Co-Existence: The Early Modern Mediterranean
  • AS.100.248 Japan in the World
  • AS.100.251 From Columbus to Calypso: The Caribbean and the Wider World
  • AS.100.307 Latin American Independence
  • AS.100.321 From Ferguson to Cape Town: The Global Black Freedom Struggle since Slavery
  • AS.100.347 Early Modern China
  • AS.100.353 Youth and Youth Movements during 20th Century: Germany, Britain, and the U.S.
  • AS.100.361 Age of Tolstoy
  • AS.100.368 History of Colombia 1800-present
  • AS.211.394 Brazilian Culture & Civilization
  • AS.230.175 Chinese Revolutions
  • AS.230.318 State and Society in Modern India
  • AS.230.343 Political Sociology of Latin America
  • AS.230.363 Sociology of Dispossession
  • AS.230.377 Colonialism and Anti-Colonialism
  • AS.310.309 Monsters, Demons, and Ghosts: Folklore and Festival in Japan
  • AS.362.122 History of Africa (since 1880)