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Concepts: How to Read Hindu and Islamic Texts
AS.070.465 (01)

What is the nature of anthropological concepts and what relations do they bear to concepts internal to a society? We invite students to think with key ideas from Hindu and Islamic traditions, asking if anthropological concepts are best seen as abstractions from the particular or as intertwined with ongoing lines of inquiry, say into the nature of the real and continual efforts to test it? Topics in ritual theory, grammar, aesthetics, translation, revelation, luminosity, figuration and the mythological among those to be considered.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 7/15
  • PosTag(s): INST-GLOBAL, INST-NWHIST, ISLM-ISLMST

Early Modern Europe & the Wider World
AS.100.103 (03)

This course surveys the history of Europe and its interactions with Africa, the Americas, and Asia during the early modern period (c. 1400-1800). Topics include: the Renaissance, the Reformation, International Relations and Warfare, Colonialism, the Enlightenment, and the Age of Revolutions.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 6/20
  • PosTag(s): HIST-EUROPE, HIST-US, HIST-AFRICA, HIST-ASIA, HIST-LATAM

Early Modern Europe & the Wider World
AS.100.103 (01)

This course surveys the history of Europe and its interactions with Africa, the Americas, and Asia during the early modern period (c. 1400-1800). Topics include: the Renaissance, the Reformation, International Relations and Warfare, Colonialism, the Enlightenment, and the Age of Revolutions.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Waitlist Only
  • Seats Available: 0/20
  • PosTag(s): HIST-EUROPE, HIST-US, HIST-AFRICA, HIST-ASIA, HIST-LATAM

Early Modern Europe & the Wider World
AS.100.103 (02)

This course surveys the history of Europe and its interactions with Africa, the Americas, and Asia during the early modern period (c. 1400-1800). Topics include: the Renaissance, the Reformation, International Relations and Warfare, Colonialism, the Enlightenment, and the Age of Revolutions.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 1/20
  • PosTag(s): HIST-EUROPE, HIST-US, HIST-AFRICA, HIST-ASIA, HIST-LATAM

Urban CItizenship in Latin America
AS.070.209 (01)

Latin American cities are among the largest in the world, but also among the most unequal. Significant proportions of the urban populations reside informally on the fringes of metropolitan areas without access to services or amenities, secure tenure, or adequate sanitary conditions. This course will study several ethnographies to examine the intricacies of the notion of "urban citizenship” and how the "right to the city" has been imagined, demanded and struggled for in Latin American cities. Cases will include Sao Paulo in Brazil, El Alto in Bolivia, or Bogota in Colombia.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 2/25
  • PosTag(s): INST-GLOBAL, INST-CP, INST-NWHIST

Politics and Poetics of Mobility in Africa
AS.070.214 (01)

This course considers a broad survey of contemporary themes in African mobility, displacement, and re-settlement. Drawing on historical, anthropological, and literary texts and film, the course uses mobility as a window into a range of topics that are of scholarly interest in contemporary African studies: from urbanization and labor, to violence, political subjectivity and the changing nature of the state, formal and informal economy, gender and domesticity, and religious movements.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 9/18
  • PosTag(s): INST-CP, INST-GLOBAL, INST-NWHIST, ISLM-ISLMST

From Palestine to the Pipeline: Land, Property, and Indigenous Politics
AS.070.299 (01)

What are the ideas, histories, and forces that set the conditions of possibility and foreclosure of indigenous politics today? We will explore this question through then lens of property through readings from anthropology, political theory, history, and geography. As is well known, control over land (and its resources) has historically constituted the core of the struggle between settler and native. Within settler colonies, however, land is governed and regulated as property by the settler state. As such, the imagining, making, regulating, and exchanging of property all have important implications for indigenous territory and sovereignty. Focusing on North America, Australia, and Israel/Palestine, this course considers the following questions: how did ideas about rights and ownership develop in settler colonies in relation to the native inhabitants? How did these ideas shape market relations, regulations, and property law? And how does indigenous land struggle navigate the constraints and possibilities of property in the struggle for territory?

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Waitlist Only
  • Seats Available: 0/18
  • PosTag(s): INST-CP, INST-GLOBAL, INST-NWHIST

Making America: Black Freedom Struggles to 1896
AS.100.108 (02)

From slave revolts on the West African coast to national conventions and civil war, people of African descent have defined freedom and struggle in terms of kinship, diasporic connection, and fighting antiblack violence. This course explores the arc of that history and its role in the making of America.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Canceled
  • Seats Available: 20/20
  • PosTag(s): HIST-US, HIST-EUROPE, HIST-AFRICA, HIST-LATAM

Early Modern Europe & the Wider World
AS.100.103 (04)

This course surveys the history of Europe and its interactions with Africa, the Americas, and Asia during the early modern period (c. 1400-1800). Topics include: the Renaissance, the Reformation, International Relations and Warfare, Colonialism, the Enlightenment, and the Age of Revolutions.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 10/20
  • PosTag(s): HIST-EUROPE, HIST-US, HIST-AFRICA, HIST-ASIA, HIST-LATAM

Making America: Black Freedom Struggles to 1896
AS.100.108 (01)

From slave revolts on the West African coast to national conventions and civil war, people of African descent have defined freedom and struggle in terms of kinship, diasporic connection, and fighting antiblack violence. This course explores the arc of that history and its role in the making of America.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 17/20
  • PosTag(s): HIST-US, HIST-EUROPE, HIST-AFRICA, HIST-LATAM

Making America: Black Freedom Struggles to 1896
AS.100.108 (03)

From slave revolts on the West African coast to national conventions and civil war, people of African descent have defined freedom and struggle in terms of kinship, diasporic connection, and fighting antiblack violence. This course explores the arc of that history and its role in the making of America.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 14/20
  • PosTag(s): HIST-US, HIST-EUROPE, HIST-AFRICA, HIST-LATAM

Making America: Black Freedom Struggles to 1896
AS.100.108 (04)

From slave revolts on the West African coast to national conventions and civil war, people of African descent have defined freedom and struggle in terms of kinship, diasporic connection, and fighting antiblack violence. This course explores the arc of that history and its role in the making of America.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Canceled
  • Seats Available: 20/20
  • PosTag(s): HIST-US, HIST-EUROPE, HIST-AFRICA, HIST-LATAM

Modern Latin America
AS.100.115 (01)

From Simón Bolivar to the Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo to the Zapatistas, this course asks what it means to be Latin American through the lenses of state formation, artistic expression, and international relations.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 3/20
  • PosTag(s): HIST-LATAM

Intoxicated: Commodities & Globalization in the Early Modern World
AS.100.384 (01)

Each week we examine a commodity that defined a new era of global connectivity in the centuries after 1492, including money, medicines, slaves, and fashion.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 2/15
  • PosTag(s): HIST-EUROPE, HIST-US, INST-GLOBAL

Elements of Microeconomics
AS.180.102 (04)

An introduction to the economic system and economic analysis with emphasis on demand and supply, relative prices, the allocation of resources, and the distribution of goods and services; theory of consumer behavior, theory of the firm, and competition and monopoly, including the application of microeconomic analysis to contemporary problems. Prerequisite: basic facility with graphs and algebra.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 8/20
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Elements of Microeconomics
AS.180.102 (06)

An introduction to the economic system and economic analysis with emphasis on demand and supply, relative prices, the allocation of resources, and the distribution of goods and services; theory of consumer behavior, theory of the firm, and competition and monopoly, including the application of microeconomic analysis to contemporary problems. Prerequisite: basic facility with graphs and algebra.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Waitlist Only
  • Seats Available: 0/20
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Modern Latin America
AS.100.115 (02)

From Simón Bolivar to the Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo to the Zapatistas, this course asks what it means to be Latin American through the lenses of state formation, artistic expression, and international relations.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 5/20
  • PosTag(s): HIST-LATAM

Introduction to Modern Jewish History
AS.100.129 (01)

Jewish history 1750-present in Europe, the Near East, the US, Israel; the challenges of modernity and new forms of Jewish life and conflict from Enlightenment and emancipation, Hasidism, Reform and Orthodox Judaism to capitalism and socialism; empire, nationalism and Zionism; the Holocaust. Extensive attention to US Jewry and State of Israel.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 10/20
  • PosTag(s): HIST-EUROPE, HIST-US, HIST-MIDEST

Introduction to Modern Jewish History
AS.100.129 (02)

Jewish history 1750-present in Europe, the Near East, the US, Israel; the challenges of modernity and new forms of Jewish life and conflict from Enlightenment and emancipation, Hasidism, Reform and Orthodox Judaism to capitalism and socialism; empire, nationalism and Zionism; the Holocaust. Extensive attention to US Jewry and State of Israel.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 11/20
  • PosTag(s): HIST-EUROPE, HIST-US, HIST-MIDEST

Themes and Concepts in Jewish History
AS.100.180 (01)

The course will introduce the student to the main themes and debates in Jewish historiography.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 9/18
  • PosTag(s): HIST-EUROPE, HIST-MIDEST

Freshman Seminar: Health, Healing, and Medicine in Africa
AS.100.205 (01)

A freshman seminar introducing students to the history of health, healing, and forms of medical practice in Africa over the last two centuries.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 3/18
  • PosTag(s): HIST-AFRICA, INST-GLOBAL

Japan in the World
AS.100.248 (01)

An introduction to Japan’s history from 1700 to the present, with emphasis on the influences of an increasing global circulation of ideas, goods, and people in early modern and modern times. Topics include samurai, nation-building, gender, imperialism, World War II, the postwar economy, and contemporary popular culture.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 2/20
  • PosTag(s): HIST-ASIA, INST-GLOBAL, INST-NWHIST

Japan in the World
AS.100.248 (02)

An introduction to Japan’s history from 1700 to the present, with emphasis on the influences of an increasing global circulation of ideas, goods, and people in early modern and modern times. Topics include samurai, nation-building, gender, imperialism, World War II, the postwar economy, and contemporary popular culture.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 3/20
  • PosTag(s): HIST-ASIA, INST-GLOBAL, INST-NWHIST

Japan in the World
AS.100.248 (03)

An introduction to Japan’s history from 1700 to the present, with emphasis on the influences of an increasing global circulation of ideas, goods, and people in early modern and modern times. Topics include samurai, nation-building, gender, imperialism, World War II, the postwar economy, and contemporary popular culture.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Waitlist Only
  • Seats Available: 0/20
  • PosTag(s): HIST-ASIA, INST-GLOBAL, INST-NWHIST

Japan in the World
AS.100.248 (04)

An introduction to Japan’s history from 1700 to the present, with emphasis on the influences of an increasing global circulation of ideas, goods, and people in early modern and modern times. Topics include samurai, nation-building, gender, imperialism, World War II, the postwar economy, and contemporary popular culture.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 9/20
  • PosTag(s): HIST-ASIA, INST-GLOBAL, INST-NWHIST

Europe since 1945
AS.100.270 (01)

In this class we focus on such topics as the transatlantic alliance, the Cold War divide, the arms race, détente, migration, European integration and the EU from the end of World War II until today. We will discuss academic literature, movies, documentary films, textual and visual primary sources, and more.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 7/40
  • PosTag(s): HIST-EUROPE, INST-GLOBAL

Making and Unmaking Queer Histories: identities, cultures, and the politics of queer pasts in North America and Western Europe, 1900-Present
AS.100.283 (01)

Making and Unmaking Queer Histories introduces students to the major themes and historical developments which shape contemporary understandings of queer-identified subjects and communities in the US and Western Europe.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 3/18
  • PosTag(s): HIST-EUROPE, HIST-US, INST-GLOBAL

Peter to Putin: Survey
AS.100.305 (01)

Seminar on modern Russia. No midterm and no final. 6 short weekly journals, two short papers, and two small quizzes.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 4/20
  • PosTag(s): HIST-EUROPE, INST-GLOBAL, INST-NWHIST

The French Revolution
AS.100.310 (01)

Political, social and cultural history of one of the great turning-points in European history. Previously offered as AS.100.204.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 2/17
  • PosTag(s): HIST-EUROPE, INST-GLOBAL

The Transatlantic Slave Trade, c. 1450-1850
AS.100.312 (01)

The course explores the origins, organization and abolition of the trans-Atlantic slave trade c. 1450-1850. It delves into the historiographical debates over the impact of the trade on the development of Africa, Europe and the Americas in the early modern period.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 14/18
  • PosTag(s): HIST-US, HIST-EUROPE, HIST-AFRICA, HIST-LATAM, INST-GLOBAL, INST-NWHIST

Soviet-American Cold War
AS.100.346 (01)

The focus will be on Soviet-American interactions, Cold-War Cultures, and the impact on both societies.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 3/18
  • PosTag(s): HIST-EUROPE, HIST-US, INST-GLOBAL, INST-NWHIST

Early Modern China
AS.100.347 (01)

The history of China from the 16th to the late 19th centuries.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 11/40
  • PosTag(s): HIST-ASIA, INST-NWHIST, INST-GLOBAL

The Modern British World: Imperial Encounters, Regimes, and Resistance, from the American Revolution to the present
AS.100.360 (01)

The Modern British World introduces some of the major themes and contestations tied to Britain’s rise to global dominance and its ultimate decline as an imperial power.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 1/18
  • PosTag(s): HIST-EUROPE, INST-GLOBAL

Elements of Microeconomics
AS.180.102 (03)

An introduction to the economic system and economic analysis with emphasis on demand and supply, relative prices, the allocation of resources, and the distribution of goods and services; theory of consumer behavior, theory of the firm, and competition and monopoly, including the application of microeconomic analysis to contemporary problems. Prerequisite: basic facility with graphs and algebra.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 8/20
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Elements of Microeconomics
AS.180.102 (05)

An introduction to the economic system and economic analysis with emphasis on demand and supply, relative prices, the allocation of resources, and the distribution of goods and services; theory of consumer behavior, theory of the firm, and competition and monopoly, including the application of microeconomic analysis to contemporary problems. Prerequisite: basic facility with graphs and algebra.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 4/20
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Introduction to Global Studies
AS.190.111 (05)

This course surveys scholarly approaches to processes, relations, institutions, and social structures that cross, subvert, or transcend national borders. The course will also introduce students to research tools for global studies. Students who have taken Contemporary International Politics 190.209 or International Politics 190.104 may not register.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Canceled
  • Seats Available: 20/20
  • PosTag(s): POLI-IR

Classics of Political Theory: Political Freedom
AS.190.284 (04)

This course investigates core questions of what constitutes political freedom, what limits on freedom (if any) should be imposed by authority, and the relationship between freedom, responsibility and political judgment. Spanning texts ancient, modern and contemporary, we shall investigate how power inhabits and invigorates practices of freedom and consent. Among the questions we will consider: Can we always tell the difference between consent and coercion? Are morality and freedom incompatible? Is freedom from the past possible? By wrestling with slavery (freedom’s opposite) we will confront the terrifying possibility that slavery can be both embodied and psychic. If our minds can be held captive by power, can we ever be certain that we are truly free? The political stakes of these problems will be brought to light through a consideration of issues of religion, gender, sexuality, civil liberties, class and race.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 15/20
  • PosTag(s): INST-PT, POLI-PT

Introduction to Global Studies
AS.190.111 (04)

This course surveys scholarly approaches to processes, relations, institutions, and social structures that cross, subvert, or transcend national borders. The course will also introduce students to research tools for global studies. Students who have taken Contemporary International Politics 190.209 or International Politics 190.104 may not register.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 6/15
  • PosTag(s): POLI-IR

Introduction to Global Studies
AS.190.111 (03)

This course surveys scholarly approaches to processes, relations, institutions, and social structures that cross, subvert, or transcend national borders. The course will also introduce students to research tools for global studies. Students who have taken Contemporary International Politics 190.209 or International Politics 190.104 may not register.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 8/20
  • PosTag(s): POLI-IR

Classics of Political Theory: Political Freedom
AS.190.284 (01)

This course investigates core questions of what constitutes political freedom, what limits on freedom (if any) should be imposed by authority, and the relationship between freedom, responsibility and political judgment. Spanning texts ancient, modern and contemporary, we shall investigate how power inhabits and invigorates practices of freedom and consent. Among the questions we will consider: Can we always tell the difference between consent and coercion? Are morality and freedom incompatible? Is freedom from the past possible? By wrestling with slavery (freedom’s opposite) we will confront the terrifying possibility that slavery can be both embodied and psychic. If our minds can be held captive by power, can we ever be certain that we are truly free? The political stakes of these problems will be brought to light through a consideration of issues of religion, gender, sexuality, civil liberties, class and race.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 5/20
  • PosTag(s): INST-PT, POLI-PT

The Power of Rhetoric
AS.190.207 (01)

In a time when people claim language "has no preference to facts, truths, or realities," the power of rhetoric is both vilified and lauded in the strongest possible terms. According to some, rhetoric is responsible for the dismissal of everything from political dissent to science as a species of "fake news". By contrast, others argue public life cannot be repaired without a "restoration" of rhetoric. What are these people talking about? This cousre will help us figure this out. Students will be introduced to the art of persuasive speech, writing, and visual media so as to be prepared to critically examine and evaluate the claims made for and about the role of language in contemporary politics. Topics will include informal logic, appeals, fallacies, figures and tropes. Among others, we will read texts by Aristotle, Austin, Barthes, Foucault, Freud, Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, and Zizek. In addition to a number of short exercises and writing assignments throughout the semester, there will be a mid-term and a final paper.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Waitlist Only
  • Seats Available: 0/15
  • PosTag(s): POLI-PT, INST-PT

Classics of Political Theory: Political Freedom
AS.190.284 (03)

This course investigates core questions of what constitutes political freedom, what limits on freedom (if any) should be imposed by authority, and the relationship between freedom, responsibility and political judgment. Spanning texts ancient, modern and contemporary, we shall investigate how power inhabits and invigorates practices of freedom and consent. Among the questions we will consider: Can we always tell the difference between consent and coercion? Are morality and freedom incompatible? Is freedom from the past possible? By wrestling with slavery (freedom’s opposite) we will confront the terrifying possibility that slavery can be both embodied and psychic. If our minds can be held captive by power, can we ever be certain that we are truly free? The political stakes of these problems will be brought to light through a consideration of issues of religion, gender, sexuality, civil liberties, class and race.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 11/20
  • PosTag(s): INST-PT, POLI-PT

Introduction to Global Studies
AS.190.111 (06)

This course surveys scholarly approaches to processes, relations, institutions, and social structures that cross, subvert, or transcend national borders. The course will also introduce students to research tools for global studies. Students who have taken Contemporary International Politics 190.209 or International Politics 190.104 may not register.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Canceled
  • Seats Available: 20/20
  • PosTag(s): POLI-IR

Classics of Political Theory: Political Freedom
AS.190.284 (02)

This course investigates core questions of what constitutes political freedom, what limits on freedom (if any) should be imposed by authority, and the relationship between freedom, responsibility and political judgment. Spanning texts ancient, modern and contemporary, we shall investigate how power inhabits and invigorates practices of freedom and consent. Among the questions we will consider: Can we always tell the difference between consent and coercion? Are morality and freedom incompatible? Is freedom from the past possible? By wrestling with slavery (freedom’s opposite) we will confront the terrifying possibility that slavery can be both embodied and psychic. If our minds can be held captive by power, can we ever be certain that we are truly free? The political stakes of these problems will be brought to light through a consideration of issues of religion, gender, sexuality, civil liberties, class and race.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 11/20
  • PosTag(s): INST-PT, POLI-PT

History of the Jews in Modern Times, from the Middle Ages to 1917
AS.130.216 (01)

A broad survey of the significant political and cultural dynamics of Jewish history in the Medieval, Early-Modern, and Modern Eras.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 12/20
  • PosTag(s): NEAS-HISCUL, INST-GLOBAL, INST-NWHIST

Intro Hist of Mod Philos
AS.150.205 (02)

An overview of philosophical thought in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. We shall focus on fundamental questions in epistemology (knowledge, how we acquire it, its scope and limits), metaphysics (the ultimate nature of reality, the relation of mind and body, free will), and theology (the existence and nature of God, God’s relation to the world, whether knowledge of such things is possible): all questions that arose in dramatic ways as a result of the rise of modern science. The principal philosophers to be discussed are Descartes, Locke, Hume and Kant, though we shall also make the acquaintance of Spinoza, Leibniz and Berkeley.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 12/20
  • PosTag(s): PHIL-MODERN, MSCH-HUM, INST-GLOBAL, INST-PT

Science and Technology in Slave Regimes
AS.140.328 (01)

What does science and technology look like in slave regimes? This seminar explores this question from a trans-national perspective by comparing cases in the Antebellum US, Cuba, Brazil and other countries.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 3/15
  • PosTag(s): INST-GLOBAL, INST-NWHIST, MSCH-HUM

Gender and Sexuality in African History
AS.100.430 (01)

An upper-level history reading seminar with a focus on histories of gender and sexuality in colonial and postcolonial Africa.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 14/18
  • PosTag(s): HIST-AFRICA, INST-GLOBAL, INST-NWHIST

Foundations of Modern Political Philosophy
AS.150.237 (02)

This course is an introduction to modern political philosophy through an intensive study of the classic texts. The focus will be on the nature and limits of political authority under modern social conditions. Authors included are Machiavelli, Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau and Mill.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 15/20
  • PosTag(s): INST-PT, PHIL-MODERN

Intro Hist of Mod Philos
AS.150.205 (03)

An overview of philosophical thought in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. We shall focus on fundamental questions in epistemology (knowledge, how we acquire it, its scope and limits), metaphysics (the ultimate nature of reality, the relation of mind and body, free will), and theology (the existence and nature of God, God’s relation to the world, whether knowledge of such things is possible): all questions that arose in dramatic ways as a result of the rise of modern science. The principal philosophers to be discussed are Descartes, Locke, Hume and Kant, though we shall also make the acquaintance of Spinoza, Leibniz and Berkeley.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 7/20
  • PosTag(s): PHIL-MODERN, MSCH-HUM, INST-GLOBAL, INST-PT

The Intellectual History of Capitalism, 1900 to present
AS.100.442 (01)

This course examines shifting understandings of the philosophical foundations, political implications, and social effects of the market economy since the early twentieth century.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 8/18
  • PosTag(s): HIST-US, HIST-EUROPE, INST-GLOBAL, INST-ECON

History of Global Development
AS.100.395 (01)

This course explores development as an ideology and a practice. From colonialism to the Cold War to contemporary NGOs, we will interrogate the history of our attempts to improve the world.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 5/20
  • PosTag(s): INST-GLOBAL, INST-NWHIST

The Idea of Power
AS.150.404 (01)

The Idea of Power surveys seminal texts in the history of political thought on the nature, promise, and dangers of political and social power; it also critically engages contemporary texts on race and gender power relations

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Waitlist Only
  • Seats Available: 0/15
  • PosTag(s): INST-PT, PHIL-ETHICS

Elements of Microeconomics
AS.180.102 (01)

An introduction to the economic system and economic analysis with emphasis on demand and supply, relative prices, the allocation of resources, and the distribution of goods and services; theory of consumer behavior, theory of the firm, and competition and monopoly, including the application of microeconomic analysis to contemporary problems. Prerequisite: basic facility with graphs and algebra.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 4/20
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Women & Modern Chinese History
AS.100.424 (01)

This course examines the experience of Chinese women, and also how writers, scholars, and politicians (often male, sometimes foreign) have represented women’s experiences for their own political and social agendas. Cross listed with East Asian Studies.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 3/12
  • PosTag(s): HIST-ASIA, INST-NWHIST, INST-GLOBAL

Foundations of Modern Political Philosophy
AS.150.237 (01)

This course is an introduction to modern political philosophy through an intensive study of the classic texts. The focus will be on the nature and limits of political authority under modern social conditions. Authors included are Machiavelli, Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau and Mill.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 7/20
  • PosTag(s): INST-PT, PHIL-MODERN

Japan from its Peripheries
AS.100.478 (01)

An advanced undergraduate seminar on the history of modern Japan from the perspective of regions and people often considered as belonging to its geographical, cultural, social, and political peripheries.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 6/12
  • PosTag(s): HIST-ASIA, INST-GLOBAL, INST-NWHIST, INST-CP

Intro Hist of Mod Philos
AS.150.205 (04)

An overview of philosophical thought in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. We shall focus on fundamental questions in epistemology (knowledge, how we acquire it, its scope and limits), metaphysics (the ultimate nature of reality, the relation of mind and body, free will), and theology (the existence and nature of God, God’s relation to the world, whether knowledge of such things is possible): all questions that arose in dramatic ways as a result of the rise of modern science. The principal philosophers to be discussed are Descartes, Locke, Hume and Kant, though we shall also make the acquaintance of Spinoza, Leibniz and Berkeley.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 12/20
  • PosTag(s): PHIL-MODERN, MSCH-HUM, INST-GLOBAL, INST-PT

Elements of Microeconomics
AS.180.102 (02)

An introduction to the economic system and economic analysis with emphasis on demand and supply, relative prices, the allocation of resources, and the distribution of goods and services; theory of consumer behavior, theory of the firm, and competition and monopoly, including the application of microeconomic analysis to contemporary problems. Prerequisite: basic facility with graphs and algebra.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 8/20
  • PosTag(s): n/a

The Cold War as Sports History
AS.100.386 (01)

We will investigate how the Cold War has shaped sports, the role of athletes and international competitions and how sports relate to race, gender, and class. We will discuss the ways in which sports confirm and consolidate but also challenge and change social structures and opportunities of self-fulfillment and social advancement.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Waitlist Only
  • Seats Available: 0/19
  • PosTag(s): HIST-EUROPE, INST-GLOBAL

Brazilian Paradoxes: Slavery, Race, and Inequality in Brazil (from a Portuguese Colony to the World’s 8th Largest Economy)
AS.100.394 (01)

Place of contrasts, Brazil has a multi-ethnic cultural heritage challenged by social and racial inequalities. Its political life remains chaotic. We will examine these problems through Brazilian history and culture.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 2/15
  • PosTag(s): HIST-LATAM, INST-GLOBAL, INST-NWHIST

Sex, Law and Islam
AS.100.421 (01)

ISIS, “virgins” in paradise, the sexual slavery of Yazidi women…. This course will use anthropological and historical studies to examine the long history of how rules and understandings about sex, sexuality, and gender have mattered in how people think about Islam.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 13/22
  • PosTag(s): HIST-ASIA, HIST-AFRICA, HIST-EUROPE, INST-GLOBAL, INST-NWHIST, ISLM-ISLMST

Introduction to the History of Modern Philosophy
AS.150.205 (01)

An overview of philosophical thought in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. We shall focus on fundamental questions in epistemology (knowledge, how we acquire it, its scope and limits), metaphysics (the ultimate nature of reality, the relation of mind and body, free will), and theology (the existence and nature of God, God’s relation to the world, whether knowledge of such things is possible): all questions that arose in dramatic ways as a result of the rise of modern science. The principal philosophers to be discussed are Descartes, Locke, Hume and Kant, though we shall also make the acquaintance of Spinoza, Leibniz and Berkeley.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 6/20
  • PosTag(s): PHIL-MODERN, MSCH-HUM, INST-GLOBAL, INST-PT

Health Economics & Developing Countries
AS.180.390 (01)

Benefits of good health and its costs. Health demand and supply in poor countries. Welfare economics of Public Health. This is a writing seminar. There are some lectures on how to write a paper and on the substance of the economics of international health but the focus and only assignment is a 40-page paper by each student under the supervision of the instructor.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 7/12
  • PosTag(s): INST-ECON

Elements of Microeconomics
AS.180.102 (08)

An introduction to the economic system and economic analysis with emphasis on demand and supply, relative prices, the allocation of resources, and the distribution of goods and services; theory of consumer behavior, theory of the firm, and competition and monopoly, including the application of microeconomic analysis to contemporary problems. Prerequisite: basic facility with graphs and algebra.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Waitlist Only
  • Seats Available: 0/20
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Elements of Microeconomics
AS.180.102 (20)

An introduction to the economic system and economic analysis with emphasis on demand and supply, relative prices, the allocation of resources, and the distribution of goods and services; theory of consumer behavior, theory of the firm, and competition and monopoly, including the application of microeconomic analysis to contemporary problems. Prerequisite: basic facility with graphs and algebra.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Canceled
  • Seats Available: 19/19
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Elements of Microeconomics
AS.180.102 (12)

An introduction to the economic system and economic analysis with emphasis on demand and supply, relative prices, the allocation of resources, and the distribution of goods and services; theory of consumer behavior, theory of the firm, and competition and monopoly, including the application of microeconomic analysis to contemporary problems. Prerequisite: basic facility with graphs and algebra.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 1/20
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Elements of Microeconomics
AS.180.102 (22)

An introduction to the economic system and economic analysis with emphasis on demand and supply, relative prices, the allocation of resources, and the distribution of goods and services; theory of consumer behavior, theory of the firm, and competition and monopoly, including the application of microeconomic analysis to contemporary problems. Prerequisite: basic facility with graphs and algebra.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Canceled
  • Seats Available: 19/19
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Introduction To Comparative Politics
AS.190.102 (05)

To understand politics, the sound bites of the modern media take us only so far. In this course, we will take a step back and implement an intellectually rigorous method. Scholars of comparative politics use the method of comparison in order to illuminate important political phenomena of our times. Following this method, we will embark on a scholarly tour of the world and compare the politics of various countries. We will also trace these politics back to their historical sources. We will work from the assumption that there is something to be gained from such comparisons across space and time.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 2/20
  • PosTag(s): INST-CP, POLI-CP

Political Economy and Development
AS.180.338 (01)

Good governance is associated with desirable outcomes across countries and societies: higher life satisfaction, greater income per capita, lower child mortality, longer life expectancy, less disease, etc. But these statistical associations in the data are not sufficient to establish either that good governance truly causes such societal outcomes, or what types of policies produce them. This course asks: What are the determinants of good governance? Is good governance "good" beyond its intrinsic desirability? If so, how? We use a data-driven approach, focusing on quantitative empirical methods and their applications to policy. The goal is to develop skills to be savvy consumers, as well as producers, of policy-relevant evidence related to issues of governance, in rich and poor countries alike. Topics will include: democracy, corruption, conflict, culture, mass media, quotas, and foreign aid.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 18/30
  • PosTag(s): INST-ECON, SPOL-UL

Elements of Microeconomics
AS.180.102 (16)

An introduction to the economic system and economic analysis with emphasis on demand and supply, relative prices, the allocation of resources, and the distribution of goods and services; theory of consumer behavior, theory of the firm, and competition and monopoly, including the application of microeconomic analysis to contemporary problems. Prerequisite: basic facility with graphs and algebra.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 1/20
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Elements of Microeconomics
AS.180.102 (13)

An introduction to the economic system and economic analysis with emphasis on demand and supply, relative prices, the allocation of resources, and the distribution of goods and services; theory of consumer behavior, theory of the firm, and competition and monopoly, including the application of microeconomic analysis to contemporary problems. Prerequisite: basic facility with graphs and algebra.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 2/20
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Introduction To Comparative Politics
AS.190.102 (07)

To understand politics, the sound bites of the modern media take us only so far. In this course, we will take a step back and implement an intellectually rigorous method. Scholars of comparative politics use the method of comparison in order to illuminate important political phenomena of our times. Following this method, we will embark on a scholarly tour of the world and compare the politics of various countries. We will also trace these politics back to their historical sources. We will work from the assumption that there is something to be gained from such comparisons across space and time.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 4/20
  • PosTag(s): INST-CP, POLI-CP

Labor Economics
AS.180.351 (01)

The course discusses various issues in labor markets from the perspective of economic theory. We first study the major forces at work that shape labor market behavior; firms’ labor demand and workers’ labor supply. Then we discuss the equilibrium behavior of employment and wages. Using these tools, we also cover various applied topics in labor economics, such as minimum wage regulations, male-female wage differentials, human capital investment, worker mobility, and unemployment.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 4/30
  • PosTag(s): INST-ECON, SPOL-UL

Introduction To Comparative Politics
AS.190.102 (03)

To understand politics, the sound bites of the modern media take us only so far. In this course, we will take a step back and implement an intellectually rigorous method. Scholars of comparative politics use the method of comparison in order to illuminate important political phenomena of our times. Following this method, we will embark on a scholarly tour of the world and compare the politics of various countries. We will also trace these politics back to their historical sources. We will work from the assumption that there is something to be gained from such comparisons across space and time.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 7/20
  • PosTag(s): INST-CP, POLI-CP

Introduction To Comparative Politics
AS.190.102 (06)

To understand politics, the sound bites of the modern media take us only so far. In this course, we will take a step back and implement an intellectually rigorous method. Scholars of comparative politics use the method of comparison in order to illuminate important political phenomena of our times. Following this method, we will embark on a scholarly tour of the world and compare the politics of various countries. We will also trace these politics back to their historical sources. We will work from the assumption that there is something to be gained from such comparisons across space and time.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 6/20
  • PosTag(s): INST-CP, POLI-CP

Introduction to Global Studies
AS.190.111 (02)

This course surveys scholarly approaches to processes, relations, institutions, and social structures that cross, subvert, or transcend national borders. The course will also introduce students to research tools for global studies. Students who have taken Contemporary International Politics 190.209 or International Politics 190.104 may not register.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 10/20
  • PosTag(s): POLI-IR

The Economic Experience of the BRIC Countries
AS.180.214 (01)

In 2001, Jim O’Neill, the Chief Economist at Goldman Sachs, coined the acronym BRIC to identify the four large emerging economies, Brazil, Russia, India and China. These economies have since had an amazing run, and have emerged as the biggest and fastest growing emerging markets. In this course, we look at the economic experiences of the BRIC countries for the past 50 years. We discuss the reasons that have contributed to their exceptional growth rates, with particular emphasis on their transformation into market economies. We also analyze the challenges that these countries continue to face in their development process.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 2/60
  • PosTag(s): INST-ECON, INST-CP

Elements of Microeconomics
AS.180.102 (07)

An introduction to the economic system and economic analysis with emphasis on demand and supply, relative prices, the allocation of resources, and the distribution of goods and services; theory of consumer behavior, theory of the firm, and competition and monopoly, including the application of microeconomic analysis to contemporary problems. Prerequisite: basic facility with graphs and algebra.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 3/20
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Elements of Microeconomics
AS.180.102 (09)

An introduction to the economic system and economic analysis with emphasis on demand and supply, relative prices, the allocation of resources, and the distribution of goods and services; theory of consumer behavior, theory of the firm, and competition and monopoly, including the application of microeconomic analysis to contemporary problems. Prerequisite: basic facility with graphs and algebra.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 1/20
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Elements of Microeconomics
AS.180.102 (19)

An introduction to the economic system and economic analysis with emphasis on demand and supply, relative prices, the allocation of resources, and the distribution of goods and services; theory of consumer behavior, theory of the firm, and competition and monopoly, including the application of microeconomic analysis to contemporary problems. Prerequisite: basic facility with graphs and algebra.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Canceled
  • Seats Available: 19/19
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Elements of Microeconomics
AS.180.102 (14)

An introduction to the economic system and economic analysis with emphasis on demand and supply, relative prices, the allocation of resources, and the distribution of goods and services; theory of consumer behavior, theory of the firm, and competition and monopoly, including the application of microeconomic analysis to contemporary problems. Prerequisite: basic facility with graphs and algebra.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 1/20
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Elements of Microeconomics
AS.180.102 (15)

An introduction to the economic system and economic analysis with emphasis on demand and supply, relative prices, the allocation of resources, and the distribution of goods and services; theory of consumer behavior, theory of the firm, and competition and monopoly, including the application of microeconomic analysis to contemporary problems. Prerequisite: basic facility with graphs and algebra.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 1/20
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Elements of Microeconomics
AS.180.102 (18)

An introduction to the economic system and economic analysis with emphasis on demand and supply, relative prices, the allocation of resources, and the distribution of goods and services; theory of consumer behavior, theory of the firm, and competition and monopoly, including the application of microeconomic analysis to contemporary problems. Prerequisite: basic facility with graphs and algebra.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 1/19
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Social Policy Implications of Behavioral Economics
AS.180.389 (01)

Economists increasingly incorporate insights from psychology into models of rational decision-making. Known as "behavioral economics", this line of research considers how, for example, emotions, rules-of-thumb, biased beliefs and time-inconsistent preferences influence how we make choices. Behavioral economics increasingly pervades policy discussions on topics as diverse as: obesity, the role of media, subprime mortgages and voting patterns. Behavioral models are certainly novel, but do they help us to design superior social policies? With the goal of preparing students to address this question, this course (1) provides a thorough overview of the main contributions of behavioral economics, highlighting departures from more traditional economic models and (2) emphasizes how behavioral economic models might (or might not) improve how we think about social policy.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 3/25
  • PosTag(s): INST-ECON, SPOL-UL, GECS-SOCSCI, BEHB-SOCSCI

Elements of Microeconomics
AS.180.102 (23)

An introduction to the economic system and economic analysis with emphasis on demand and supply, relative prices, the allocation of resources, and the distribution of goods and services; theory of consumer behavior, theory of the firm, and competition and monopoly, including the application of microeconomic analysis to contemporary problems. Prerequisite: basic facility with graphs and algebra.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Canceled
  • Seats Available: 19/19
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Elements of Microeconomics
AS.180.102 (24)

An introduction to the economic system and economic analysis with emphasis on demand and supply, relative prices, the allocation of resources, and the distribution of goods and services; theory of consumer behavior, theory of the firm, and competition and monopoly, including the application of microeconomic analysis to contemporary problems. Prerequisite: basic facility with graphs and algebra.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Canceled
  • Seats Available: 19/19
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Elements of Microeconomics
AS.180.102 (11)

An introduction to the economic system and economic analysis with emphasis on demand and supply, relative prices, the allocation of resources, and the distribution of goods and services; theory of consumer behavior, theory of the firm, and competition and monopoly, including the application of microeconomic analysis to contemporary problems. Prerequisite: basic facility with graphs and algebra.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 1/20
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Economics of China
AS.180.391 (01)

Discussion of the economic experience of Post-War China, primarily emphasizing topics rather than historical narative: agriculture, industry including corporate governance and public enterprises, international trade, population, migration, education, health, public finances among other topics.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 5/12
  • PosTag(s): INST-CP, INST-ECON

Introduction To Comparative Politics
AS.190.102 (04)

To understand politics, the sound bites of the modern media take us only so far. In this course, we will take a step back and implement an intellectually rigorous method. Scholars of comparative politics use the method of comparison in order to illuminate important political phenomena of our times. Following this method, we will embark on a scholarly tour of the world and compare the politics of various countries. We will also trace these politics back to their historical sources. We will work from the assumption that there is something to be gained from such comparisons across space and time.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Waitlist Only
  • Seats Available: 0/20
  • PosTag(s): INST-CP, POLI-CP

Introduction To Comparative Politics
AS.190.102 (01)

To understand politics, the sound bites of the modern media take us only so far. In this course, we will take a step back and implement an intellectually rigorous method. Scholars of comparative politics use the method of comparison in order to illuminate important political phenomena of our times. Following this method, we will embark on a scholarly tour of the world and compare the politics of various countries. We will also trace these politics back to their historical sources. We will work from the assumption that there is something to be gained from such comparisons across space and time.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 4/20
  • PosTag(s): INST-CP, POLI-CP

Migrating to Opportunity? Economic Evidence from East Asia, the U.S. and the EU
AS.180.210 (01)

Increased mobility of people across national borders, whether by choice or by force, has become an integral part of the modern world. Using a comparative perspective and an applied economics approach, the course explores the economic and political determinants, and (likely) consequences of migration flows for East Asia, the US and the EU. Lectures, assignments and in class discussions, will be built around the following topics: i) migrants’ self-selection; ii) human capital investment decision-making; iii) remittance decisions and effects; iv) impacts on labor markets of both receiving and sending countries; and v) the economic benefits from immigration. Overall, the course will give students perspective on the why people choose or feel compelled to leave their countries, how receiving countries respond to migrants’ presence, and the key economic policy concerns that are influencing the shaping of immigration policy in East Asia, the US, and the EU.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 2/25
  • PosTag(s): INST-ECON

Elements of Microeconomics
AS.180.102 (21)

An introduction to the economic system and economic analysis with emphasis on demand and supply, relative prices, the allocation of resources, and the distribution of goods and services; theory of consumer behavior, theory of the firm, and competition and monopoly, including the application of microeconomic analysis to contemporary problems. Prerequisite: basic facility with graphs and algebra.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Canceled
  • Seats Available: 19/19
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Elements of Microeconomics
AS.180.102 (17)

An introduction to the economic system and economic analysis with emphasis on demand and supply, relative prices, the allocation of resources, and the distribution of goods and services; theory of consumer behavior, theory of the firm, and competition and monopoly, including the application of microeconomic analysis to contemporary problems. Prerequisite: basic facility with graphs and algebra.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Waitlist Only
  • Seats Available: 0/19
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Introduction To Comparative Politics
AS.190.102 (08)

To understand politics, the sound bites of the modern media take us only so far. In this course, we will take a step back and implement an intellectually rigorous method. Scholars of comparative politics use the method of comparison in order to illuminate important political phenomena of our times. Following this method, we will embark on a scholarly tour of the world and compare the politics of various countries. We will also trace these politics back to their historical sources. We will work from the assumption that there is something to be gained from such comparisons across space and time.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 14/20
  • PosTag(s): INST-CP, POLI-CP

Introduction To Comparative Politics
AS.190.102 (02)

To understand politics, the sound bites of the modern media take us only so far. In this course, we will take a step back and implement an intellectually rigorous method. Scholars of comparative politics use the method of comparison in order to illuminate important political phenomena of our times. Following this method, we will embark on a scholarly tour of the world and compare the politics of various countries. We will also trace these politics back to their historical sources. We will work from the assumption that there is something to be gained from such comparisons across space and time.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 5/20
  • PosTag(s): INST-CP, POLI-CP

Rich Countries, Poor Countries
AS.180.361 (01)

Why are some countries rich while some other countries poor? Why does a country’s income per person generally grow over time? We try to analyze these questions using the theoretical and empirical growth literature. We will study seminal growth models, and also try to explain cross-country income differences in terms of factors like geography, institutions and global integration. Knowledge of regression analysis (including instrumental variables estimation) is required.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Waitlist Only
  • Seats Available: 0/15
  • PosTag(s): INST-ECON

Introduction to Global Studies
AS.190.111 (01)

This course surveys scholarly approaches to processes, relations, institutions, and social structures that cross, subvert, or transcend national borders. The course will also introduce students to research tools for global studies. Students who have taken Contemporary International Politics 190.209 or International Politics 190.104 may not register.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 5/20
  • PosTag(s): POLI-IR

Elements of Microeconomics
AS.180.102 (10)

An introduction to the economic system and economic analysis with emphasis on demand and supply, relative prices, the allocation of resources, and the distribution of goods and services; theory of consumer behavior, theory of the firm, and competition and monopoly, including the application of microeconomic analysis to contemporary problems. Prerequisite: basic facility with graphs and algebra.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 1/20
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Politics Of Good & Evil
AS.190.398 (01)

The Politics of Good and Evil places a set of classic myths into conversation with recent philosophical and political work on existential questions. The myths include the Book of Job, Genesis (J version), two dramas by Sophocles, a selection from Augustine, and Voltaire’s Candide. Texts by Nietzsche (Thus Spoke Zarathustra), William James, (A Pluralistic Universe) and Connolly are then placed into conversation with both each other and these classic stories. Kohlberg’s The Sixth Extinction closes the class, encouraging us to think again about the relations between mythic orientations to responsibility, tragic possibility, nature/culture imbrications and the shape of contemporary life during the Anthropocene. Previous work in political theory is recommended. The course is devoted to “elemental theory”, in which diverse existential stories jostle each other and periodically disturb us, challenging us to explore new thoughts in a new world. One class presentation, two 10-12 page papers, and extensive class discussion.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Waitlist Only
  • Seats Available: 0/15
  • PosTag(s): POLI-PT, INST-PT, POLI-RSCH

Constitutional Law
AS.190.334 (01)

Topics include executive and emergency power, racial and gender equality, and selected free speech and religious freedom issues.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 8/20
  • PosTag(s): INST-AP, POLI-AP

Race and Segregated Time
AS.190.419 (01)

This course explores how time, and not just space, is segregated along racial lines. We shall examine how racial injustices are experienced as impositions on human time, how resistance to racial inequality has often been figured in temporal terms, and what it means to think in untimely ways that challenge how the extended lifespans of racially dominant groups is contingent upon the foreshortened lifetimes of racial others. Readings will bring political theory into contact with contemporary experiences of race, such as: criminal (in)justice, environmental racism and the proliferation of human disposability. Recommended Course Background: One Political Theory course.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 9/15
  • PosTag(s): POLI-PT, INST-PT, SPOL-UL

Political Economy of Japan and Korea
AS.190.427 (01)

This upper-level seminar examines some of the major debates and issues of postwar Japanese and South Korean political economy. Topics include nationalism, gender politics, civil society, immigration, and US-Japan-South Korea trilateral relations.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Closed
  • Seats Available: 5/15
  • PosTag(s): INST-CP

The American Welfare State
AS.190.380 (01)

This course analyzes the distinctive US welfare state in historical and comparative perspective. We begin with a survey of the policy context, an historical overview from the poorhouses through the Great Society, and a tour of welfare states across the rich democracies. We then survey developments – and explain the actual workings of policy – across jobs, education, welfare, pensions, and health care. We explore the institutional and political factors behind their divergent trajectories through conservative revival and the age of Obama. Students will write a seminar paper exploring policy development over time in a program or area of their choosing. Enrollment restricted to Social Policy minors only.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 4/17
  • PosTag(s): POLI-AP, POLI-RSCH, INST-AP

Democracy And Elections
AS.190.326 (01)

An examination of most aspects of democratic elections with the exception of th e behavior of voters. Topics include the impact of various electoral systems and administrative reforms on the outcome of elections, standards for evaluations of electoral systems, and the impact of the Arrow problem on normative theories of democratic elections.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 12/20
  • PosTag(s): INST-CP, POLI-CP

Rastafari: Race and Resistance on a Global Scale
AS.190.410 (01)

The study of race has in recent years taken a global turn, such that nationally-inscribed struggles over racism have been increasingly re-narrated as part of struggles over global order. In this class we will use the Rastafari faith to examine the challenges that this global turn presents to the study of race. Gestated in the 1930s Caribbean, drawing upon a long tradition of North American Ethiopianism, and rising to global prominence by the 1980s, the Rastafrai faith connects all corners of the Black world and far beyond. As such, an examination of Rastafari can tell us much about the prospects of - and difficulties in – overturning racism as a global ordering principle. Open to Seniors Only.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 8/20
  • PosTag(s): POLI-IR, INST-IR

Latin American Critical Perspectives on Colonialism: From the 'World Upside Down' to the 'Coloniality of Power'
AS.215.290 (01)

This course, taught in English, examines how indigenous and local (postcolonial) intellectuals in Latin America responded to the ideology and practices of Spanish Colonialism in the earliest post-conquest years (1532), continued to battle colonialism during the period of the wars of independence, and finally arrived at the production of an analysis that shows how modernity is but the other face of colonialism. Among key works to be discussed are Guaman Poma's illustrated sixteenth-century chronicles, D.F. Sarramiento's _Civilization and Barbarism_ (1845), and Anibal Quijano's "Coloniality of Power" (2000).

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 7/20
  • PosTag(s): GRLL-ENGL, GRLL-SPAN, INST-GLOBAL, INST-NWHIST

The Executive Branch
AS.190.406 (01)

In the 19th Century America was noted for its courts, political parties and representative institutions. Today, America’s political parties and representative institutions have declined in importance while the institutions of the executive branch have increased in importance. This seminar will examine the nation’s key executive institutions and aspects of executive governance in the U.S. Students will alternate primary responsibility for week’s readings. Every student will prepare a 10-15 page review and critique of the books for which they are responsible in class.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Waitlist Only
  • Seats Available: 0/15
  • PosTag(s): POLI-AP, INST-AP

Catalonia and Independence
AS.215.409 (01)

What is the Catalan independence movement? Where did it come from? What, exactly, does it advocate? This seminar will examine the history, politics, and culture of Catalonia in an attempt to understand why the push for independence has grown over the past decade. We will focus especially on the impact of nationalism, ideology, social history, economics, law, and language on the construction of Catalan identity. But we will also compare Catalonia to other regions in the Iberian Peninsula (the Basque Country, Galicia) as well as across Europe (Scotland, Northern Italy) and North America (Québec) in order to better understand how movements for regional autonomy and independence emerge today. Taught in English.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Waitlist Only
  • Seats Available: 0/16
  • PosTag(s): GRLL-ENGL, GRLL-SPAN, INST-GLOBAL, INST-CP

Does Israel Have a Future?
AS.190.434 (01)

Israel is one of the only countries whose existence is openly challenged. This class will examine the future of Israel focusing on international and domestic threats to its continued existence as a Jewish democracy. Outside threats to be considered include nuclear attack and the growing international movement to delegitimize Israel. domestic challenges include demographic changes, the role of religion in governance, and doubts as to whether one can be a Jewish state and still be a democracy. Lessons from the destruction of the ancient Israelite kingdoms and from contemporary state deaths will be included. The course will conclude by considering efforts that Israel can undertake to meet the threats it faces.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 1/20
  • PosTag(s): INST-CP

Issues in International Development
AS.230.150 (01)

Why do billions of people continue to live in poverty? What obstacles stand in the way of secure and dignified lives for all? Who is most likely to bring about change, what strategies should they follow, and what kinds of institutions should they put in place? This course will introduce the main theoretical perspectives, debates, and themes in the field of international development since the mid-20th century. It has three sections. The first section focuses on debates over the optimal conditions and strategies for generating economic growth and on the relationship between growth, human welfare, and inequality. The second section presents critical assessments of development interventions from various perspectives. The third section considers the role of social movements in shaping development and social change in the 21st century.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Waitlist Only
  • Seats Available: 0/25
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Chinese Diaspora: Networks and Identity
AS.230.352 (01)

This course combines lecture and class discussion. It examines the history and historiography of Chinese overseas migration. Major issues include overseas Chinese as “merchants without empire,” Chinese exclusion acts in the age of mass migration, the “Chinese question” in postcolonial Southeast Asia, as well as the making and unmaking of Chinese identity in the current wave of globalization.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 6/18
  • PosTag(s): INST-GLOBAL, INST-NWHIST, INST-CP

Social Theory
AS.230.213 (01)

This course will focus on three classical theorists whose ideas have greatly influenced the ways we study society: Karl Marx, Max Weber, and Emile Durkheim. The course is devoted to understanding how each theorist understood the origin, structure and historical dynamics of modern societies. In addition to comparing their theories, we will use them to analyze current social issues, including those involving social inequality, conflict, cohesion, and change.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Reserved Open
  • Seats Available: 4/25
  • PosTag(s): INST-PT

Development and Social Change in Rural China
AS.310.340 (01)

This course will survey the major issues of development and social change in rural China since 1950s. These issues will be addressed in chronological order. They include land ownership and land grabbing, organization of rural economic, political, and social life, rural elections and village governance, development strategies, urban-rural relationship in resource allocation, rural modernization strategies in regard to irrigation, clean drinking water, electricity supply, hard paved road, education and rural medical service, women’s rights and family life, rural consumption, and etc. This course will prepare students, both empirically and analytically, to understand what happened in rural China from 1949 to the present, and how we can engage in policy and theoretical discussions based on what we learn.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Waitlist Only
  • Seats Available: 0/15
  • PosTag(s): INST-GLOBAL, INST-NWHIST, INST-CP

Library Research Seminar for International Studies and Social Sciences
AS.192.210 (01)

Are you planning to do a research project for your independent study class, or preparing for a grant application, or working on a big research project for a research intensive class or graduation thesis, or just wishing to improve your research skills? If so, this course is for you! Through weekly two hour sessions over ten weeks, you will receive systematic training on major research tools, resources and techniques useful for any research project in international studies, political science, and other social science subjects. By the end of the course, you will be able to come up with a viable research topic, and complete a research statement that includes an abstract, problem statement and literature review based on in-depth research utilizing tools and techniques covered in the course. The skills you learn through the course will prepare you for any future research projects and advanced studies.

  • Credits: 1.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 15/25
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Refugees, Human Rights, and Sovereignty
AS.230.378 (01)

What is a refugee? Since World War II, states that have pledged to offer protection to refugees have frequently been drawn instead to the dictates of nationalism and communitarianism, which prioritize concern for their own citizens, rather than to the needs of forced migrants. As a result, even those migrants that have been formally recognized as refugees according to the 1951 UN Refugee Convention have not been assured of protection, and other migrants have been even less assured. In this course, we will locate the reasons for this reality in the legal, political, and historical underpinnings of political asylum. What is the difference between an asylum seeker and a refugee? How has the refugee category been redefined and contested by international bodies since 1951? How are the ambiguities of real-life violence and persecution simplified in asylum adjudication interviews that require clear, factual narratives? What kinds of protections are offered to asylum seekers, whether by UN bodies, NGOs, or host governments, and how have such protections varied geographically and historically? Finally, what protections, if any, are afforded to those migrants who are fleeing not persecution but rather “merely” endemic poverty or climate-induced displacement? The course draws on literature from sociology, history, anthropology, and international refugee law in order to understand the capacity (or lack thereof) of human rights discourses and declarations to contravene state sovereignty in the name of protecting the rightless.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 1/20
  • PosTag(s): INST-IR, INST-GLOBAL, INST-NWHIST

Brazilian Cinema and Topics in Contemporary Brazilian Society
AS.211.316 (01)

Course is taught in ENGLISH - This course is an introduction to the academic study of cinema as a communicative art and to Brazilian film. The films selected focuses on films from the late 1950s to the present and highlight import episodes and challenges in the advancement of the Brazilian society as well as its cinematic production with a special view to the film aesthetics through analysis from a number of critical perspectives, including class, race, gender as well as ethnicity, nationalism or national identity, colonialism, social changes, and the politics of representation. In this sense, the films and documentaries that we will be watching and studying encompass the period from the rise of New Cinema (Cinema Novo) up to films exploring the most recent trends, including movies launched up to 2016. Students wishing to do the course work in English, for 3 credits should register for section 01. Those wishing to earn 4 credits by doing the course work in Portuguese should register for section 02. THERE IS NO FINAL EXAM. May not be taken on a Satisfactory / Unsatisfactory basis.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 3/22
  • PosTag(s): GRLL-ENGL, INST-NWHIST, INST-GLOBAL

Environmental Policymaking and Policy Analysis
AS.271.403 (01)

This course provides students with a broad introduction to US environmental policymaking and policy analysis. Included are a historical perspective as well as an analysis of future policymaking strategies. Students examine the political and legal framework, become familiar with precedent-setting statutes such as NEPA, RCRA, and the Clean Air and Clean Water Acts, and study models for environmental policy analysis. Cost benefit studies, the limits of science in policymaking, and the impact of environmental policies on society are important aspects of this course. A comparison of national and international policymaking is designed to provide students with the proper perspective. This course is taught in conjunction with an identical graduate course. All students will be expected to perform at a graduate level.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 4/21
  • PosTag(s): INST-AP, INST-CP

Museums and Identity
AS.211.329 (01)

The museum boom of the last half-century has centered largely around museums dedicated to the culture and history of identity groups, including national, ethnic, religious, and minority groups. In this course we will examine such museums and consider their long history through a comparison of the theory and practice of Jewish museums with other identity museums. We will study the various museological traditions that engage identity, including the collection of art and antiquities, ethnographic exhibitions, history museums, heritage museums, art museums, and other museums of culture. Some of the questions we will ask include: what are museums for and who are they for? how do museums shape identity? and how do the various types of museums relate to one another? Our primary work will be to examine a variety of contemporary examples around the world with visits to local museums including the Jewish Museum of Maryland, the National Museum of African American History and Culture and the National Museum of the American Indian.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 3/12
  • PosTag(s): GRLL-ENGL, INST-GLOBAL

Global Climate Governance
AS.190.431 (01)

This course will offer an in-depth study of the history and politics of global climate governance. It will examine the central actors, agreements, and policy proposals that shape climate governance.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 3/15
  • PosTag(s): INST-IR, POLI-IR, ENVS-MINOR, ENVS-MAJOR

Brazilian Cinema and Topics in Contemporary Brazilian Society
AS.211.316 (02)

Course is taught in ENGLISH - This course is an introduction to the academic study of cinema as a communicative art and to Brazilian film. The films selected focuses on films from the late 1950s to the present and highlight import episodes and challenges in the advancement of the Brazilian society as well as its cinematic production with a special view to the film aesthetics through analysis from a number of critical perspectives, including class, race, gender as well as ethnicity, nationalism or national identity, colonialism, social changes, and the politics of representation. In this sense, the films and documentaries that we will be watching and studying encompass the period from the rise of New Cinema (Cinema Novo) up to films exploring the most recent trends, including movies launched up to 2016. Students wishing to do the course work in English, for 3 credits should register for section 01. Those wishing to earn 4 credits by doing the course work in Portuguese should register for section 02. THERE IS NO FINAL EXAM. May not be taken on a Satisfactory / Unsatisfactory basis.

  • Credits: 4.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Waitlist Only
  • Seats Available: 0/2
  • PosTag(s): GRLL-ENGL, INST-NWHIST, INST-GLOBAL

Modern Latin American Culture
AS.215.380 (01)

Taught in Spanish. This course will explore the fundamental aspects of Latin- America culture from the formation of independent states through the present—in light of the social, political, and economic histories of the region. The course will offer a general survey of history of Latin- America, and will discuss texts, movies, songs, pictures, and paintings, in relation to their social, political, and cultural contexts. May not be taken satisfactory/unsatisfactory.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 1/18
  • PosTag(s): INST-GLOBAL, INST-NWHIST, INST-CP

The Political Economy of Climate Change
AS.191.347 (01)

Scientists tell us that continued reliance on fossil fuels to drive our economies causes global warming, which in turn poses an existential threat to humanity as we know it. But the major tools of societies to steer a clean energy transition—climate and energy policies—often fail, lack ambition, and vary widely from country to country. This is puzzling: Why is it so difficult to pass meaningful policies even though the stakes are so high? How to explain the varying responses to the same problem? In this course, students study the struggle over energy and climate policies through case studies of large industrialized countries. Besides other things, we will ask why the US failed to install any kind of meaningful climate policy, if and how the problems of the EU’s carbon market can be solved, why China cancelled over 100 coal-fired power plants in 2017, and why cloudy Germany became a solar energy powerhouse.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 1/15
  • PosTag(s): POLI-CP, INST-CP, INST-ECON, INST-IR, ENVS-MAJOR, ENVS-MINOR

Housing and Homelessness in the United States
AS.230.370 (01)

This course will examine the role of housing, or the absence thereof, in shaping quality of life. It will explore the consequences of the places in which we live and how we are housed. Consideration will be given to overcrowding, affordability, accessibility, and past and existing housing policies and their influence on society. Special attention will be given to the problem of homelessness.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Waitlist Only
  • Seats Available: 0/18
  • PosTag(s): INST-AP, SPOL-UL

Critical Race Theory, Law, and Criminal Justice
AS.191.303 (01)

In this course, students will gain a foundational understanding of critical race theory, including its genesis in legal theory. The course will examine its relationship and importance to social movements, including through key concepts like intersectionality. The course will also use critical race theory to grapple with law and the criminal justice system in the United States.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 4/18
  • PosTag(s): POLI-AP, POLI-PT, INST-AP, INST-PT, SPOL-UL

Paris 1900
AS.212.331 (01)

Held in Paris, the 1900 World’s Fair introduced to the modern world such striking innovations as subways, moving images on giant screens, escalators, colossal electrical shows, and the first painting by Pablo Picasso to be shown on French soil. Focused on key cultural and socio-political events surrounding this momentous turn-of-the-century display of wealth and power, this course examines the paradoxes of a modernizing French nation which even as it promoted individual rights alongside technology and economic growth was headed towards world conflict. Students will perform original research by exploring the rare book collection at JHU as well as the substantial digital archives now documenting the period.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Waitlist Only
  • Seats Available: 0/12
  • PosTag(s): INST-GLOBAL

Fear and Loathing: Writing About Contemporary American Politics
AS.191.415 (01)

This course is focused on reading, analyzing, and, most importantly, producing writing about the American political experience and contemporary events in American politics. We will use scholarly, print, and new media sources from different sides of the political spectrum, drawing on political and literary theory to inform our discussions. We will then try to do better: Students will write and workshop a variety of pieces of different lengths and styles, spending in-class time on peer critique, presentations, and writing exercises, which they will compile into a writing portfolio. We will discuss and write op-eds, memoirs, long-form book reviews, commentary essays, and satire. Throughout, we will devote considerable class time to critique and discussion of students’ writing. Readings will include works by James Baldwin, William F. Buckley, Claudia Rankine, Hunter S. Thompson, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Alexander Chee, Angela Nagle, and Omar el Akkad. We will draw on political commentary from sources ranging from The Washington Post to Jacobin to The Onion, through to Facebook and Twitter. Throughout, we will consider a wide range of topics pertinent to writing about politics, including questions of the make-up of the public sphere and diverse audiences, the use of voice and language, the deployment of facts and rhetoric, the place of fiction and humor in political critique, and the rise of fake news and trolling.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 1/15
  • PosTag(s): POLI-AP, INST-AP

Water, Energy, and Food
AS.271.402 (01)

The water, energy and food (WEF) nexus is a topic of growing interest in the research and policy communities. This course will survey WEF concepts and principles, introduce tools of analysis, and engage students in case studies of critical WEF issues in the United States and internationally.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 10/20
  • PosTag(s): INST-IR, ENVS-MAJOR, ENVS-MINOR

Hugo Chávez, Fidel Castro, and Bolivar's Venezuela
AS.361.336 (01)

Are the current extreme hard times in Venezuela's Bolivarian Republic irreversible? Is there a ballpark somewhere for Thomas Jefferson and Simón Bolívar to hold a debate match about democracy, achieved emancipations, republican values and the lure of dictatorship? The course welcomes serious and sharply political dialogue about ideals of democratic republicanism in clash from the rise and apparent fall of Fidelismo and Chavismo in the Caribbean region to the agitations and alliances dictated by Trump's seizure of American politics.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 3/20
  • PosTag(s): INST-CP, INST-GLOBAL, INST-NWHIST, GRLL-ENGL, GRLL-SPAN

Medical Humanitarianism
AS.230.335 (01)

Humanitarian organizations play life-preserving roles in global conflicts, and have front-row views of disasters ranging from the 2010 Haiti earthquake to the 2011 Fukushima tsunami in Japan. Yet even while they provide vital assistance to millions of people in crisis, such organizations are beset by important paradoxes that hinder their capacity to create sustainable interventions. They work to fill long-lasting needs, but are prone to moving quickly from one site to the next in search of the latest emergency. They strive to be apolitical, yet are invariably influenced by the geopolitical agendas of global powers. How do such contradictions arise, and what is their impact upon millions of aid recipients around the world? Drawing on case studies from South Sudan to Haiti, this course addresses these contradictions by exploring how and why medical aid organizations attempt, and sometimes fail, to reconcile short-term goals, such as immediate life-saving, with long-term missions, such as public health programs and conflict resolution initiatives.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 2/25
  • PosTag(s): INST-IR, MSCH-HUM

The Authoritarian Image: Russian Cinema from Stalin to Putin
AS.300.331 (01)

Vladimir Putin’s charismatic authority has a deep history in Russian culture. We’ll investigate that history through cinema, which Lenin called “the most important of the arts.” While Soviet cinema often served as immersive propaganda, directors also found ways to question authority and power. Films to be screened range from Sergei Eisenstein’s Ivan the Terrible (1944) to the 2013 documentary Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer. This course will combine study of Russian and Soviet culture from the end of World War II to the present with study of film history, style, and technique.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 5/18
  • PosTag(s): INST-GLOBAL, INST-NWHIST

Revolution in European Theater & Film
AS.211.305 (01)

Contemporary local and global social movements such as the uprisings in Egypt, Gezi Park, Occupy Wall Street and Black Lives Matter create modes of non-hierarchical politics beyond established institutions of representation. Artists continue to join this venture by critically examining institutional as well as aesthetic forms of representation and by searching for artistic expressions that accompany and inspire politics in new public spaces. Concomitantly, art institutions – from film festivals to galleries and museums – display a certain hunger for ‘political art’. But what makes art political? Is only socially engaged art political? And how can we characterize the specific forms and modes of engagement? In order to assess these questions, the course will take you onto a journey into the rich history of art and political movements in Europe after World War II with a special emphasis on Germany. We will focus on theater and film as genres that presuppose and promote collective experiences, and discuss how artists such as Chris Marker, Bertolt Brecht, Helke Sander, Christoph Schlingensief, the Black Audio Collective and others reflected upon, represented, transformed and performed ideas of ‘revolution’. You will practice the analysis of film and theater, will examine key words of the debate on art and politics (such as “autonomy”, “realism”, “documentary” and fiction”) and will explore ideas that continue to shape and inspire contemporary aesthetic practices and notions of “revolution”

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 9/15
  • PosTag(s): GRLL-ENGL, GRLL-GERM, INST-GLOBAL

Environmental Ethics
AS.271.401 (01)

Environmental Ethics is a philosophical discipline that examines the moral relationship between humans and the natural environment. For individuals and societies, it can help structure our experience of nature, environmental problems, human-environmental relations, and ecological awareness. Beginning with a comprehensive analysis of their own values, students will explore complex ethical questions, philosophical paradigms and real-life case studies through readings, films and seminar discussions. Traditional ethical theories, including consequentialism, deontology, and virtue ethics will be examined and applied. Environmental moral worldviews, ranging from anthropocentric to ecocentric perspectives, will be critically evaluated. Organized debates will help students strengthen their ability to deconstruct and assess ethical arguments and to communicate viewpoints rooted in ethical principles. Students will apply ethical reasoning skills to an examination of contemporary environmental issues including, among others, biodiversity conservation, environmental justice, climate change, and overpopulation. Students will also develop, defend and apply their own personal environmental ethical framework. A basic understanding of modern environmental history and contemporary environmental issues is required. Prior experience with philosophy and ethics is not required.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Waitlist Only
  • Seats Available: 0/12
  • PosTag(s): GECS-SOCSCI, INST-PT

Capitalism, Dependency, and Development in Latin America
AS.230.350 (01)

This course examines Latin American insertion into the global capitalist economy from the colonial period to the present. Examining various historical, sociological, and political-economic theories, this course will ask not only how Latin American economies and societies have developed their particular characteristics, but also how theorists within and outside the region have understood Latin American development over time. development over time.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 4/25
  • PosTag(s): INST-ECON, INST-GLOBAL, INST-NWHIST, INST-CP

Police and Prisons in Comparative Perspective
AS.362.113 (01)

Course description: (modified slightly) This introductory course will examine policing and prisons in the United States and beyond, with a focus on racial inequality. It will consist of three parts. First, we will define key concepts in police and prison studies. Then, we will explore the contemporary state of prisons and policing in the United States and look at debates around the rise of “mass incarceration” and aggressive forms of policing in the final third of the 20th century. Third, we will explore policing and prison in other parts of the globe in the contemporary moment, highlighting similarities and differences from the U.S. case. What can studying the instruments of social control in other societies reveal about our own? Students will develop an understanding of major trends, keywords, and debates in the literature on policing and prisons, with particular reference to race and racism.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 1/18
  • PosTag(s): INST-CP, INST-AP

Research Tools for Global Sociology and Development
AS.230.265 (01)

This course will introduce students to a range of software programs that are critical for conducting social scientific research in the 21st century. Students will develop competency in the use of computer programs for statistical analysis, database management, the creation of maps and timelines, and the presentation of research reports. The course uses examples from ongoing social science faculty research projects at Johns Hopkins on global inequality and international development. Required for GSCD track students. Course previously titled "Research Tools and Technologies for the Social Sciences"

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Reserved Open
  • Seats Available: 2/15
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Port Cities and Historical Capitalism in Maritime Asia
AS.230.440 (01)

The goal of the seminar is to examine the prospects and limits of understanding the incorporation of Asia in the capitalist world-system from the prism of oceanic connections. The theoretical thrust of this course is to develop but also to adapt Janet Abu-Lughod emphasis on the connections across port cities and littoral in the Afro-Eurasian continents before the long sixteenth century in her Before European Hegemony. But instead of looking at a port city as its adjacent hinterland polity’s gateway to global trade in the premodern era, the course examines the multifarious coast-hinterland relationships. The readings are organized by a chronological order, which begins with the historical maritime silk road between the third and thirteenth centuries, and will be followed by Asian port cities in the European age of empire and postwar American-led Cold War Structure, as well as the present-day Chinese New Silk Road Diplomacy. Students are expected to select an issue of regional tensions and to analyze its historical root.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 8/15
  • PosTag(s): INST-IR, INST-GLOBAL, INST-NWHIST

Chinese Politics and Society
AS.310.230 (01)

This introductory course will familiarize students with the major dynamics of political and social change in contemporary China since 1949. The course will be divided chronologically into four main topics: 1. The contested processes of nation-state making in modern China before 1949; 2. The making of the socialist system during the Mao Years and its dismantling since 1978; 3. The Reform Era transformation to a market economy with Chinese characteristics; 4. The dynamic relationships among the state, market and society since the new millennium. Students will explore how scholars have explained major political and social changes with reference to individual and collective rationalities, specific organizational and institutional arrangements, and specific strategic and cultural mechanisms of Chinese political and social habits.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Waitlist Only
  • Seats Available: 0/15
  • PosTag(s): INST-CP, INST-GLOBAL, INST-NWHIST

Economic Growth and Development in East Asia
AS.310.200 (01)

The course offers an overview of the complexities of East Asia’s development experience from a variety of perspectives, and it is divided into three parts to allow students to develop expertise in one or more countries and/or policy arenas, while also cultivating a broad grasp of the region and the distinct challenges of “East Asia fast-paced, sustained economic growth.”. Part I considers the origins of Asian economic development, analyses the common economic variables behind the region’s success, looks at the East Asian financial crisis and its lessons and assesses whether or not East Asian countries have learned them. Part II will focus on the development experiences of individual countries, with an emphasis on the ASEAN economies, NIEs, Japan and China. Part III considers topics of special interest to Asia, including trends toward greater regional economic cooperation, both in the real and financial/monetary sectors, and issues related to poverty, migration, and inclusiveness.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 7/30
  • PosTag(s): INST-ECON, POLI-CP, INST-CP

La France Contemporaine
AS.212.353 (01)

Students will explore contemporary French society and culture through a wide variety of media: fiction and non-fiction readings (graphic novels, news periodicals, popular magazines), films, music, art, websites, and podcasts. A diverse range of hands-on activities in addition to guided readings will help students develop cultural awareness as we discuss topics such as education, politics, humor, sports, cuisine, immigration, slang, and national identity, as well as the historical factors that have influenced these facets of French and francophone culture. Recommended Course Background: AS.210.301 or AS.210.302 or permission of instructor.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 3/15
  • PosTag(s): INST-CP

Modern Spanish Culture
AS.215.390 (01)

This course will explore the fundamental aspects of Spanish culture from the nineteenth to the twenty-first centuries. The course will offer a general survey of the history of Spain and will discuss texts, movies, songs, pictures, and paintings in relation to their social, political, and cultural contexts. This course will be of particular interest for students planning on spending a semester abroad in Spain—specially for those students going to the JHU Fall Semester in Madrid, at Carlos III University. Taught in Spanish. Recommended Course Background: AS.210.311 or appropriate Webcape score. AS.215.390 was formerly numbered AS.211.390

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Waitlist Only
  • Seats Available: 0/18
  • PosTag(s): INST-GLOBAL, INST-CP

The Holocaust in Israeli Society and Culture
AS.216.342 (02)

This course examines the role of the Holocaust in Israeli society and culture. We will study the emergence of the discourse of the Holocaust in Israel and its development throughout the years. Through focusing on literary, artistic and cinematic responses to the Holocaust, we will analyze the impact of its memory on the nation, its politics and its self-perception.

  • Credits: 4.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Canceled
  • Seats Available: 5/5
  • PosTag(s): INST-CP

Italian Journeys: Medieval and Early Modern
AS.214.362 (01)

Italy’s history as a unified country is fairly recent, but the very idea of “Italy” is a very old one. Indeed, many “Italies” have existed throughout the centuries, thus contributing - not without conflicts - to one of the richest cultures in the world. By exploring texts and topics from the Middle Ages to modernity, this course will address the cultural history and geography of Italy, focusing on both its centers (Rome, Florence, Venice, etc.) and its peripheries. A veritable journey through Italy, the course will address authors that were fundamental to the development of the Western European tradition (e.g. Dante, Petrarch, Boccaccio, Machiavelli, Ariosto, Tasso). The course will also explore the relationship between these works and other forms of culture, such as painting, music, cinema. The course is taught in English with section 02 available for Italian for Italian Majors and Minors so that the course will count towards their requirements.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 2/7
  • PosTag(s): GRLL-ENGL, INST-GLOBAL

Great Minds
AS.300.102 (01)

Introductory survey of foundational texts of modern Western literature and thought. This semester will include works by René Descartes, Max Weber, W. E. B. Du Bois, Virginia Woolf, Ludwig Wittgenstein, Martin Heidegger, Hannah Arendt, Theodor Adorno, Michel Foucault, Cora Diamond, and Stanley Cavell. The course is taught in lectures and seminar discussions led by the course faculty.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 7/25
  • PosTag(s): INST-PT

Energy and Politics
AS.271.405 (01)

In the 21st century, energy supply and consumption are critical subjects for international politics, social development, and the future of the environment. Policies that determine energy supply and consumption come to being in complex institutional, national, and international contexts. This course will equip students with the necessary background to analyze energy policy issues and contribute to them in a meaningful manner. It also involves examination of wide-ranging debates over the switch to renewables, the use of unconventional energy sources, and the environmental consequences of energy choices.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 14/30
  • PosTag(s): INST-IR, ENVS-MAJOR, ENVS-MINOR

Reflections on Modernity
AS.213.423 (01)

Taught in English. Reflections on Modernity takes up the problems conflicts, and possibilities of modernity in aesthetic, literary, and philosophical texts. Questions about the modern self, our relationship to nature, to urban experience, to history and language, and the role of the artist and writer in reflecting on modern life. Texts include works by such authors as Kant, Nietzsche, Baudelaire, Weber, Rilke, Hofmannsthal, Simmel, Heidegger, Habermas, Foucault.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Waitlist Only
  • Seats Available: 0/15
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Kissinger Seminar on American Grand Strategy
AS.192.410 (01)

Enrollment is via an application and at the discretion of the instructors. Space in the course is limited. To apply, email a one-page resume, one-page personal statement on why you want to take the class including how it contributes to your professional interests, and a writing sample of less than ten pages to KissingerCenter@jhu.edu. Applications are due by Wednesday, October 24, 2018. This course is a new initiative of the Henry A. Kissinger Center for Global Affairs at Johns Hopkins SAIS, meant to link SAIS with the undergraduate International Studies major at Homewood. It will expose exceptional undergraduate students in all disciplines to the study of grand strategy and the history of U.S. foreign policy. The bulk of the course will explore critical moments, themes, and people in the history of American grand strategy, from Washington’s Farewell Address to the statecraft of Donald Trump. The seminar will be rooted in applied history—the study of the past as a way of better understanding the challenges and opportunities of the present and future. It will also be interdisciplinary, drawing on international relations theory and contemporary policy studies. The seminar will equip students to evaluate and contribute to intense debates about the future of American grand strategy. In addition to regular classroom meetings at Homewood campus, the course will feature events at the SAIS campus in Washington, DC, including meetings with current and former policymakers. These sessions will take place on February 11th, March 4th, April 2nd, April 30th. Transportation between Homewood campus and SAIS will be provided. These sessions will be followed by a dinner hosted by the Kissinger Center.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Closed
  • Seats Available: 2/20
  • PosTag(s): INST-GLOBAL

Global Social Change and Development Practicum
AS.230.325 (01)

This course provides "hands on" research experience in the field of global social change and development. The course fulfills the "research practicum" requirement for Sociology majors and is required for the GSCD track.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Closed
  • Seats Available: 1/15
  • PosTag(s): n/a

European Politics in Comparative Perspective
AS.190.440 (01)

Europe has been in a sense the first testing ground for theories of comparative politics, but many outsiders now see Europe as a pacified and somewhat boring place. This course will question conventional wisdom through an examination of European politics in historical and cross-national perspective. We will apply the comparative method to the study of European politics today, and conversely we will ask what Europe tells us more generally about politics. We will see that Europe is still a locus of intense conflict as well as remarkably diverse experimentation. Topics will include: political, legal, and economic governance; the evolution of democracy and fundamental rights, the welfare state, class stratification, immigration and race, the role of religion; European integration and globalization. Juniors and seniors only.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 7/15
  • PosTag(s): INST-CP, POLI-CP, POLI-RSCH

Democracy and Dictatorship: Theory and Cases
AS.190.308 (01)

The course will cover three topics: 1) The conceptualization of political regime, democracy and authoritarianism. We will also consider neighboring concepts of other macro-political structures—government, state, and administration—in order to be able to demarcate what is distinctive about the study of political regimes. 2) The characterization of political regimes in most Western and some non-Western countries, in history and today. We will centrally focus on the so called “Waves of Democratization,” but we will also consider stories with less happy outcomes, that is, processes that led to the breakdown of democracies and the installation of repressive dictatorships. 3) The explanation(s) of the stability and change of political regimes around the world. Theoretical accounts of regime change come in many flavors—emphasis on economic versus political causes, focus on agents and choices versus structures and constraints, international versus domestic factors, among others. We will consider most of them.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Canceled
  • Seats Available: 20/20
  • PosTag(s): INST-CP, POLI-CP

Sociology of Fascism: Past and Present
AS.230.360 (01)

The recent rise of extreme right-wing discourse, social movements and political parties both in the United States and across the Atlantic has spurred debate on whether we are witnessing a come-back of fascist or para-fascist politics. This course will address the following questions: What is fascism? What are the social, economic, political conditions that brought right-wing authoritarianism to dominate European politics in the interwar period? What was the fulcrum of fascist politics? Does the concept of fascism help us to understand the current historical conjuncture? Is fascism coming back? The first half of this course aims at unpacking the concept of fascism through a historical itinerary across its variants in different times and countries. By looking at fascism in its different historical articulations, students will explore the social and ideological underpinnings of fascism and will be pushed to get at the essence of fascist politics – assuming there is a unifying thread across cases. Once students have acquired the theoretical and historical tools to think analytically about the social, political, economic and cultural politics of fascism, we will move to discussing current forms of right wing populism. The second half of the course will thus focus on identifying similarities and differences between the present and historical forms of authoritarianism.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Canceled
  • Seats Available: 13/13
  • PosTag(s): INST-CP, INST-GLOBAL, INST-NWHIST

The Political Bases of the Market Economy
AS.190.429 (01)

Although “the market” is conventionally understood as separate from “politics”, the modern market economy did not arise in a political vacuum. In fact, the very separation between the economy and politics is itself the product of a politically potent set of ideas. This course is an upper-division reading seminar on the origins and evolution of the modern market economy. Readings will include Smith, Marx, Weber, Polanyi, Keynes, Hayek, Friedman, Becker, and Foucault. Recommended course background: Introduction to comparative politics OR any college-level course in social or political theory.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 1/15
  • PosTag(s): INST-ECON, POLI-CP, POLI-RSCH

Italian Journeys: Medieval and Early Modern
AS.214.362 (02)

Italy’s history as a unified country is fairly recent, but the very idea of “Italy” is a very old one. Indeed, many “Italies” have existed throughout the centuries, thus contributing - not without conflicts - to one of the richest cultures in the world. By exploring texts and topics from the Middle Ages to modernity, this course will address the cultural history and geography of Italy, focusing on both its centers (Rome, Florence, Venice, etc.) and its peripheries. A veritable journey through Italy, the course will address authors that were fundamental to the development of the Western European tradition (e.g. Dante, Petrarch, Boccaccio, Machiavelli, Ariosto, Tasso). The course will also explore the relationship between these works and other forms of culture, such as painting, music, cinema. The course is taught in English with section 02 available for Italian for Italian Majors and Minors so that the course will count towards their requirements.

  • Credits: 4.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 2/7
  • PosTag(s): GRLL-ENGL, INST-GLOBAL

Plagues, Power, and Social Control
AS.230.306 (01)

While developments in biomedicine and health care have led to the eradication, cure and management of many human health problems, disease, illness and health have also been the focus for aggressive social controls and population management. The technologies and practices of disease control and health management have been foundational to some of the most aggressive structures of oppression in recent history such as the Jewish Ghetto, the Concentration Camp, the South African Township and techniques of segregation. This course seeks to explore how epidemics and disease control are linked to larger questions of power, state craft and international dynamics. This course asks how have outbreaks of infectious disease shaped social and political action? How do societies respond to outbreaks and why? What do epidemic moments tell us about global structures of power and the dynamics of control? Drawing on historical cases including plague during the European Renaissance and before, the HIV/AIDS Pandemic and the West African Ebola Outbreak of 2013-2016, this course will introduce students to the history and practices of disease control as well as important theoretical perspectives by which to understand the sociological and historical effects of disease and the responses to them. Students will engage sociological concepts such as biopolitics, social construction of disease and illness and biosecurity and produce a final research paper examining the outcomes and responses to an epidemic event to show mastery of the topics covered in the course.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 1/15
  • PosTag(s): INST-IR, INST-GLOBAL, INST-NWHIST

Korea in the World
AS.310.404 (01)

This seminar examines Korea’s interactions with the outside world including Japan, China, and the Americas, as well as Europe and Southeast Asia. We will touch upon a wide range of topics, including political, economic, and military interactions, as well as cultural, intellectual, and religious engagements. The purpose is to identify larger transnational trends and parallels in understanding Korea’s position in the world.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 1/12
  • PosTag(s): INST-CP, INST-GLOBAL, INST-NWHIST

The Political Economy of Drugs and Drug Wars
AS.230.397 (01)

In the United States, we spend more than $100 billion annually on illegal drugs—and the government spends more than $50 billion a year to combat their sale and use. These statistics raise important and complicated social questions. This course will examine the production, sale, use, and control of illegal drugs from a historical and sociological perspective. We will have three objectives: to understand the social construction of drug use and illegality in the United States and other rich countries; to uncover the political and economic consequences of drug trafficking in those countries that produce drugs, particularly in Latin America; and to examine the political economy of drug control through the so-called War on Drugs, both domestically and internationally.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Waitlist Only
  • Seats Available: 0/16
  • PosTag(s): INST-ECON, INST-CP, INST-IR, INST-GLOBAL, INST-NWHIST

Congress and Foreign Policy
AS.191.354 (01)

This course is an introduction to the Congressional role in foreign policy. The Constitution grants the President the authority to conduct foreign policy. Yet it also gives Congress a substantial role in the shaping of foreign policy. The distinct roles are not always clear, creating an inherent tension between these two branches of government and efforts on each side to increase their power. This class will address the “rules of the road” in conducting American foreign policy and how they change. The class will go beyond theory to include case studies that show the tension between Congress and the Administration – including the Iran Agreement, Climate Change, sanctions on Russia and American policy towards Cuba. The course will include guest lecturers who work in Congress on the various aspects of foreign policy – including appropriations, intelligence, oversight and investigations. We will address the Congressional role in ratification of treaties and in declaring war. The class will consider the different ways that each branch of government approaches human rights, arms sales and sanctions. The class will also address the domestic political aspects of foreign policy – including the role of advocacy groups and special interests and the political use of Congressional investigations.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Waitlist Only
  • Seats Available: 0/20
  • PosTag(s): POLI-AP, INST-AP

Foundations of International Relations Theory
AS.190.346 (01)

This course is a broad conceptual introduction to international relations theory in a format that stresses close reading and critical discussion. We will explore mainstream theoretical perspectives and critiques of those perspectives, as well as more recent developments in the field. By the end of the course, students will have a firm grasp of the core issues and debates in the field. The course is conceptually demanding; interested students should have at least completed an introductory course in political science.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 2/15
  • PosTag(s): POLI-IR, INST-IR, INST-PT

The Holocaust in Israeli Society and Culture
AS.216.342 (01)

This course examines the role of the Holocaust in Israeli society and culture. We will study the emergence of the discourse of the Holocaust in Israel and its development throughout the years. Through focusing on literary, artistic and cinematic responses to the Holocaust, we will analyze the impact of its memory on the nation, its politics and its self-perception.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Waitlist Only
  • Seats Available: 0/16
  • PosTag(s): INST-CP

Sovereignty: Historical Perspectives and Contemporary Issues
AS.190.408 (01)

This seminar provides an in-depth exploration of the concept of sovereignty by examining its historical development, current controversies, and its salience in international relations scholarship. Works in political theory and the international law literature will also inform our discussion. The course is open to advanced undergraduate students with previous coursework in political science. .

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 8/15
  • PosTag(s): POLI-IR, INST-IR

Politics and Society
AS.230.396 (01)

This seminar surveys key problems of political sociology including the rise of the modern state, the origins and nature of liberal democracy, sources of authority, the relationship between political and economic power, the nation-state and nationalism, states and war, ideology and political contention, collective identity, social movements, and social revolutions. Fulfills Comparative Politics for International Studies.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Reserved Open
  • Seats Available: 4/8
  • PosTag(s): INST-PT, INST-CP

Climate Change: Science & Policy
AS.271.360 (01)

Prereq: 270.103 or permission of instructor. This course will investigate the policy and scientific debate over global warming. It will review the current state of scientific knowledge about climate change, examine the potential impacts and implications of climate change, explore our options for responding to climate change, and discuss the present political debate over global warming.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 17/50
  • PosTag(s): GECS-SCI, INST-IR, ENVS-MAJOR, ENVS-MINOR

Sicily, the pearl of the Mediterranean: History, Culture and Society
AS.211.322 (01)

This course aims to retrace the multifaceted identity of Sicily through the cultural, historical and sociological perspectives. We will focus on three critical periods of Sicily’s past that left indelible marks on its cultural distinctiveness. This course will explore the patrimony of ancient stories revolving around the island, inspired by its geography. We will focus on representations associated with Sicily, in art and literature from the Greek-Roman period. The second part of this course will be devoted to considering the cosmopolitan kingdom of Sicily in the twelfth and thirteenth century and its unique cultural hybrid, born from the amalgamation of Muslim, Christians, Jewish and Greek- Byzantine cultures. Finally, the course will concentrate on Sicilian history from the Nineteenth century to today, tracing the progression of the Sicilian Mafia, from its roots in the Risorgimento to the present day, analyzing in depth its portrayal in Italian literature and cinema.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 10/18
  • PosTag(s): GRLL-ITAL, GRLL-ENGL, INST-GLOBAL

African American Family
AS.230.316 (01)

This course is an examination of sociological theories and studies of African-American families and an overview of the major issues confronting African-American family life. The contemporary conditions of black families are explored, as well as the historical events that have influenced the family patterns we currently observe. Special attention will be given to social policies that have evolved as a result of the prominence of any one perspective at a given point in time.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Reserved Open
  • Seats Available: 2/18
  • PosTag(s): INST-AP, SPOL-UL

Global Health and Human Rights
AS.230.393 (01)

Is access to healthcare a fundamental human right? If so, then which global actors are obligated to provide healthcare to whom, and for how long? How do meanings of health and illness vary across time and place? And finally, how are human rights principles translated into frontline practice in order to promote well-being? This course takes a critical interdisciplinary approach to these questions through a series of global case studies ranging from humanitarian aid in post-tsunami Sri Lanka to anti-FGM (female genital mutilation) campaigns in Ghana. How do international NGOs, UN bodies, and governments collaborate (or compete) to distribute healthcare in places beset by dire resource shortages? Do human rights principles carry legal weight across borders, and if so, could access to healthcare services and essential medicines be litigated in order to compel governments to provide it? And finally, what cultural assumptions do human rights discourses carry with them, and what happens if rights-based approaches are poorly received by recipient populations? Moving beyond the basic principle of healthcare as a human right, this course aims to bring this idea’s history and politics into focus by offering an in-depth exploration of its ethics and implementation.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Waitlist Only
  • Seats Available: 0/20
  • PosTag(s): INST-IR

The Religions of Korea
AS.310.222 (01)

This course offers an overview of the religions of Korea, both indigenous and foreign, old and new. Attention will be paid to the history of these religions, their impact on society, as well as their teachings and objectives. Students will engage with various forms of secondary as well as primary sources including scriptures, sermons, and religious tracts.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Waitlist Only
  • Seats Available: 0/16
  • PosTag(s): INST-CP, INST-GLOBAL, INST-NWHIST

Race, Gender, Citizenship: Being Muslim in America
AS.194.210 (01)

This course explores how American Muslims navigate and contest complex notions of belonging in the context of national conversations on race, gender, citizenship, and national security. With a focus on specific case studies that range from Black Muslim movements of the early twentieth century to the ongoing War on Terror, the course will add complexity to the public conversation on what it means to be Muslim - and what it means to be American. The course will draw on history, ethnography, first-person narratives, films, blogs, documentaries and fiction.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 10/20
  • PosTag(s): ISLM-ISLMST, INST-AP

Future of American Democracy
AS.190.322 (01)

For the most part, observers of American politics have not considered the possibility that the American democratic regime might be at risk. But the unexpected election of Donald Trump in 2016 and the subsequent course of his presidency have occasioned a great deal of uncertainty and anxiety about whether democracy in the United States is at risk and whether American political institutions can withstand the stresses of contemporary politics. This course will use the Trump era to explore the conditions that seem to threaten the stability of the American regime. We will begin by exploring the political circumstances that led to Trump’s rise. We will then examine what we can learn from the experience of other countries about the conditions that make democracy either robust or fragile. Finally, we will consider how a set of contemporary political conditions in the United States — extreme partisan polarization, intense racial antagonism, growing economic inequality, and expanded executive power — contribute to the challenges facing American democracy today and in the future.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level:
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 5/19
  • PosTag(s): POLI-AP, INST-AP

Freshman Seminar: Public Opinion and Democracy
AS.230.224 (01)

How does public opinion shape electoral behavior and democratic governance, and how have these relationships evolved as techniques for measuring public opinion have developed since the 1950s? After a consideration of models of effective democratic governance, the course will consider how public opinion is measured and interpreted in the United States by private pollsters, university-based survey researchers, and data journalists. The course will consider competing perspectives on the sources of variation within mass public opinion, such as social class membership, racial and gender identity, religious affiliation, and party identification. Throughout the course, emphasis is placed upon the alternative modes of inquiry and writing that opposing analysts adopt. Students will learn to interpret and write about public opinion patterns from these perspectives.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Closed
  • Seats Available: 0/15
  • PosTag(s): INST-AP

The Politics of Disaster in the Middle East and Beyond
AS.190.428 (01)

This course examines the politics of natural and man-made disasters, including war, forced migration, drought, famine, earthquakes, tsunamis, storms, and epidemics. Focusing on the Middle East, it also presents comparative cases from Africa, South and Southeast Asia, and North America. In doing so, the class will examine the unique ways that different types of disasters interact with governance structures; social and economic inequalities; medical infrastructure; gender; race and ethnicity; and political cleavages. Throughout the course, students will learn basic elements of research design and methods in addition to welcoming experienced disaster response and analysis practitioners to class. Finally, the Politics of Disaster in the Middle East and Beyond addresses some of the philosophical aspects of working in and studying disaster-affected contexts, bringing an ethical sensibility to policy-relevant analysis.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 3/10
  • PosTag(s): POLI-CP, INST-CP, INST-IR

Course # (Section) Title Day/Times Instructor Room PosTag(s) Info
AS.070.465 (01)Concepts: How to Read Hindu and Islamic TextsF 2:00PM - 4:30PMDas, Veena, Khan, NaveedaMergenthaler 426INST-GLOBAL, INST-NWHIST, ISLM-ISLMST
AS.100.103 (03)Early Modern Europe & the Wider WorldMW 10:00AM - 10:50AM, F 11:00AM - 11:50AMRowe, ErinHodson 210HIST-EUROPE, HIST-US, HIST-AFRICA, HIST-ASIA, HIST-LATAM
AS.100.103 (01)Early Modern Europe & the Wider WorldMW 10:00AM - 10:50AM, F 10:00AM - 10:50AMRowe, ErinHodson 210HIST-EUROPE, HIST-US, HIST-AFRICA, HIST-ASIA, HIST-LATAM
AS.100.103 (02)Early Modern Europe & the Wider WorldMW 10:00AM - 10:50AM, F 10:00AM - 10:50AMRowe, ErinHodson 210HIST-EUROPE, HIST-US, HIST-AFRICA, HIST-ASIA, HIST-LATAM
AS.070.209 (01)Urban CItizenship in Latin AmericaTTh 10:30AM - 11:45AMProcupez, ValeriaMergenthaler 426INST-GLOBAL, INST-CP, INST-NWHIST
AS.070.214 (01)Politics and Poetics of Mobility in AfricaTTh 9:00AM - 10:15AMMcGlennen, Emma ElizabethMergenthaler 426INST-CP, INST-GLOBAL, INST-NWHIST, ISLM-ISLMST
AS.070.299 (01)From Palestine to the Pipeline: Land, Property, and Indigenous PoliticsMW 12:00PM - 1:15PMKohlbry, Paul AndrewKrieger 308INST-CP, INST-GLOBAL, INST-NWHIST
AS.100.108 (02)Making America: Black Freedom Struggles to 1896MW 12:00PM - 12:50PM, F 12:00PM - 12:50PMJohnson, Jessica MarieHodson 210HIST-US, HIST-EUROPE, HIST-AFRICA, HIST-LATAM
AS.100.103 (04)Early Modern Europe & the Wider WorldMW 10:00AM - 10:50AM, F 11:00AM - 11:50AMRowe, ErinHodson 210HIST-EUROPE, HIST-US, HIST-AFRICA, HIST-ASIA, HIST-LATAM
AS.100.108 (01)Making America: Black Freedom Struggles to 1896MW 12:00PM - 12:50PM, F 12:00PM - 12:50PMJohnson, Jessica MarieHodson 210HIST-US, HIST-EUROPE, HIST-AFRICA, HIST-LATAM
AS.100.108 (03)Making America: Black Freedom Struggles to 1896MW 12:00PM - 12:50PM, F 11:00AM - 11:50AMJohnson, Jessica MarieHodson 210HIST-US, HIST-EUROPE, HIST-AFRICA, HIST-LATAM
AS.100.108 (04)Making America: Black Freedom Struggles to 1896MW 12:00PM - 12:50PM, F 1:30PM - 2:20PMJohnson, Jessica MarieHodson 210HIST-US, HIST-EUROPE, HIST-AFRICA, HIST-LATAM
AS.100.115 (01)Modern Latin AmericaMW 10:00AM - 10:50AM, F 10:00AM - 10:50AMLurtz, CaseyGilman 17HIST-LATAM
AS.100.384 (01)Intoxicated: Commodities & Globalization in the Early Modern WorldW 1:30PM - 4:00PMDorner, ZacharyLatrobe 107HIST-EUROPE, HIST-US, INST-GLOBAL
AS.180.102 (04)Elements of MicroeconomicsMW 9:00AM - 9:50AM, Th 9:00AM - 9:50AMHamilton, Bruce WHodson 110
AS.180.102 (06)Elements of MicroeconomicsMW 9:00AM - 9:50AM, Th 12:00PM - 12:50PMHamilton, Bruce WHodson 110
AS.100.115 (02)Modern Latin AmericaMW 10:00AM - 10:50AM, F 11:00AM - 11:50AMLurtz, CaseyGilman 17HIST-LATAM
AS.100.129 (01)Introduction to Modern Jewish HistoryMW 11:00AM - 11:50AM, F 11:00AM - 11:50AMMoss, KennethGilman 55HIST-EUROPE, HIST-US, HIST-MIDEST
AS.100.129 (02)Introduction to Modern Jewish HistoryMW 11:00AM - 11:50AM, F 12:00PM - 12:50PMMoss, KennethGilman 55HIST-EUROPE, HIST-US, HIST-MIDEST
AS.100.180 (01)Themes and Concepts in Jewish HistoryWF 3:00PM - 4:00PMMaciejko, Pawel TadeuszGilman 55HIST-EUROPE, HIST-MIDEST
AS.100.205 (01)Freshman Seminar: Health, Healing, and Medicine in AfricaM 1:30PM - 4:00PMLarson, Pier MGilman 413HIST-AFRICA, INST-GLOBAL
AS.100.248 (01)Japan in the WorldMW 1:30PM - 2:20PM, F 1:30PM - 2:20PMKim, HayangMaryland 110HIST-ASIA, INST-GLOBAL, INST-NWHIST
AS.100.248 (02)Japan in the WorldMW 1:30PM - 2:20PM, F 3:00PM - 3:50PMKim, HayangMaryland 110HIST-ASIA, INST-GLOBAL, INST-NWHIST
AS.100.248 (03)Japan in the WorldMW 1:30PM - 2:20PM, F 1:30PM - 2:20PMKim, HayangMaryland 110HIST-ASIA, INST-GLOBAL, INST-NWHIST
AS.100.248 (04)Japan in the WorldMW 1:30PM - 2:20PM, F 3:00PM - 3:50PMKim, HayangMaryland 110HIST-ASIA, INST-GLOBAL, INST-NWHIST
AS.100.270 (01)Europe since 1945TTh 1:30PM - 2:45PMHarms, Victoria ElizabethGilman 17HIST-EUROPE, INST-GLOBAL
AS.100.283 (01)Making and Unmaking Queer Histories: identities, cultures, and the politics of queer pasts in North America and Western Europe, 1900-PresentTTh 9:00AM - 10:15AMHindmarch-Watson, KatieGilman 308HIST-EUROPE, HIST-US, INST-GLOBAL
AS.100.305 (01)Peter to Putin: SurveyM 1:30PM - 4:00PMBrooks, Jeffrey PGilman 219HIST-EUROPE, INST-GLOBAL, INST-NWHIST
AS.100.310 (01)The French RevolutionTh 3:00PM - 5:30PMMason, LauraKrieger 308HIST-EUROPE, INST-GLOBAL
AS.100.312 (01)The Transatlantic Slave Trade, c. 1450-1850MW 1:30PM - 2:45PMKrichtal, AlexeyGilman 134HIST-US, HIST-EUROPE, HIST-AFRICA, HIST-LATAM, INST-GLOBAL, INST-NWHIST
AS.100.346 (01)Soviet-American Cold WarW 1:30PM - 4:00PMBrooks, Jeffrey PGilman 219HIST-EUROPE, HIST-US, INST-GLOBAL, INST-NWHIST
AS.100.347 (01)Early Modern ChinaTTh 10:30AM - 11:45AMRowe, William TGilman 17HIST-ASIA, INST-NWHIST, INST-GLOBAL
AS.100.360 (01)The Modern British World: Imperial Encounters, Regimes, and Resistance, from the American Revolution to the presentTTh 10:30AM - 11:45AMHindmarch-Watson, KatieGilman 119HIST-EUROPE, INST-GLOBAL
AS.180.102 (03)Elements of MicroeconomicsMW 9:00AM - 9:50AM, Th 9:00AM - 9:50AMHamilton, Bruce WHodson 110
AS.180.102 (05)Elements of MicroeconomicsMW 9:00AM - 9:50AM, Th 9:00AM - 9:50AMHamilton, Bruce WHodson 110
AS.190.111 (05)Introduction to Global StudiesMW 10:00AM - 10:50AM, F 12:00PM - 12:50PMMarlin-Bennett, ReneeMergenthaler 111POLI-IR
AS.190.284 (04)Classics of Political Theory: Political FreedomMW 3:00PM - 3:50PM, F 1:30PM - 2:20PMBrendese, Philip Joseph, III.Gilman 50INST-PT, POLI-PT
AS.190.111 (04)Introduction to Global StudiesMW 10:00AM - 10:50AM, F 11:00AM - 11:50AMMarlin-Bennett, ReneeMergenthaler 111POLI-IR
AS.190.111 (03)Introduction to Global StudiesMW 10:00AM - 10:50AM, F 10:00AM - 10:50AMMarlin-Bennett, ReneeMergenthaler 111POLI-IR
AS.190.284 (01)Classics of Political Theory: Political FreedomMW 3:00PM - 3:50PM, F 12:00PM - 12:50PMBrendese, Philip Joseph, III.Gilman 50INST-PT, POLI-PT
AS.190.207 (01)The Power of RhetoricTTh 12:00PM - 1:15PMCulbert, JenniferAmes 218POLI-PT, INST-PT
AS.190.284 (03)Classics of Political Theory: Political FreedomMW 3:00PM - 3:50PM, F 1:30PM - 2:20PMBrendese, Philip Joseph, III.Gilman 50INST-PT, POLI-PT
AS.190.111 (06)Introduction to Global StudiesMW 10:00AM - 10:50AM, F 1:30PM - 2:20PMMarlin-Bennett, ReneeMergenthaler 111POLI-IR
AS.190.284 (02)Classics of Political Theory: Political FreedomMW 3:00PM - 3:50PM, F 12:00PM - 12:50PMBrendese, Philip Joseph, III.Gilman 50INST-PT, POLI-PT
AS.130.216 (01)History of the Jews in Modern Times, from the Middle Ages to 1917MW 12:00PM - 1:15PMKatz, DavidSmokler Center LibraryNEAS-HISCUL, INST-GLOBAL, INST-NWHIST
AS.150.205 (02)Intro Hist of Mod PhilosMW 11:00AM - 11:50AM, F 10:00AM - 10:50AMWilliams, MichaelShaffer 101PHIL-MODERN, MSCH-HUM, INST-GLOBAL, INST-PT
AS.140.328 (01)Science and Technology in Slave RegimesW 1:30PM - 3:50PMKargon, Robert H, Portuondo, Maria MGilman 300INST-GLOBAL, INST-NWHIST, MSCH-HUM
AS.100.430 (01)Gender and Sexuality in African HistoryT 4:00PM - 6:30PMLarson, Pier MGilman 308HIST-AFRICA, INST-GLOBAL, INST-NWHIST
AS.150.237 (02)Foundations of Modern Political PhilosophyMW 12:00PM - 12:50PM, F 1:00PM - 1:50PMMoyar, DeanGilman 17INST-PT, PHIL-MODERN
AS.150.205 (03)Intro Hist of Mod PhilosMW 11:00AM - 11:50AM, F 11:00AM - 11:50AMWilliams, MichaelShaffer 101PHIL-MODERN, MSCH-HUM, INST-GLOBAL, INST-PT
AS.100.442 (01)The Intellectual History of Capitalism, 1900 to presentM 1:30PM - 4:00PMBurgin, AngusGilman 308HIST-US, HIST-EUROPE, INST-GLOBAL, INST-ECON
AS.100.395 (01)History of Global DevelopmentW 3:00PM - 5:30PMLurtz, CaseyGilman 377INST-GLOBAL, INST-NWHIST
AS.150.404 (01)The Idea of PowerTTh 10:30AM - 11:45AMLebron, Christopher JosephGilman 288INST-PT, PHIL-ETHICS
AS.180.102 (01)Elements of MicroeconomicsMW 9:00AM - 9:50AM, Th 9:00AM - 9:50AMHamilton, Bruce WHodson 110
AS.100.424 (01)Women & Modern Chinese HistoryW 1:30PM - 4:00PMMeyer-Fong, TobieGilman 308HIST-ASIA, INST-NWHIST, INST-GLOBAL
AS.150.237 (01)Foundations of Modern Political PhilosophyMW 12:00PM - 12:50PM, F 12:00PM - 12:50PMMoyar, DeanGilman 17INST-PT, PHIL-MODERN
AS.100.478 (01)Japan from its PeripheriesTh 1:30PM - 4:00PMKim, HayangGilman 77HIST-ASIA, INST-GLOBAL, INST-NWHIST, INST-CP
AS.150.205 (04)Intro Hist of Mod PhilosMW 11:00AM - 11:50AM, F 10:00AM - 10:50AMWilliams, MichaelShaffer 101PHIL-MODERN, MSCH-HUM, INST-GLOBAL, INST-PT
AS.180.102 (02)Elements of MicroeconomicsMW 9:00AM - 9:50AM, Th 9:00AM - 9:50AMHamilton, Bruce WHodson 110
AS.100.386 (01)The Cold War as Sports HistoryW 4:30PM - 7:00PMHarms, Victoria ElizabethGilman 119HIST-EUROPE, INST-GLOBAL
AS.100.394 (01)Brazilian Paradoxes: Slavery, Race, and Inequality in Brazil (from a Portuguese Colony to the World’s 8th Largest Economy)TTh 3:00PM - 4:15PMHebrard, Jean Michel LouisGilman 277HIST-LATAM, INST-GLOBAL, INST-NWHIST
AS.100.421 (01)Sex, Law and IslamW 1:30PM - 4:00PMKhan, Naveeda, Shepard, ToddShaffer 303HIST-ASIA, HIST-AFRICA, HIST-EUROPE, INST-GLOBAL, INST-NWHIST, ISLM-ISLMST
AS.150.205 (01)Introduction to the History of Modern PhilosophyMW 11:00AM - 11:50AM, F 11:00AM - 11:50AMWilliams, MichaelShaffer 101PHIL-MODERN, MSCH-HUM, INST-GLOBAL, INST-PT
AS.180.390 (01)Health Economics & Developing CountriesT 3:00PM - 5:30PMGersovitz, MarkGarland 97INST-ECON
AS.180.102 (08)Elements of MicroeconomicsMW 9:00AM - 9:50AM, Th 12:00PM - 12:50PMHamilton, Bruce WHodson 110
AS.180.102 (20)Elements of MicroeconomicsMW 9:00AM - 9:50AM, F 10:00AM - 10:50AMHamilton, Bruce WHodson 110
AS.180.102 (12)Elements of MicroeconomicsMW 9:00AM - 9:50AM, F 9:00AM - 9:50AMHamilton, Bruce WHodson 110
AS.180.102 (22)Elements of MicroeconomicsMW 9:00AM - 9:50AM, Th 1:30PM - 2:20PMHamilton, Bruce WHodson 110
AS.190.102 (05)Introduction To Comparative PoliticsMW 11:00AM - 11:50AM, F 12:00PM - 12:50PMJabko, NicolasRemsen Hall 1INST-CP, POLI-CP
AS.180.338 (01)Political Economy and DevelopmentTTh 10:30AM - 11:45AMCampante, Filipe RHodson 216INST-ECON, SPOL-UL
AS.180.102 (16)Elements of MicroeconomicsMW 9:00AM - 9:50AM, F 12:00PM - 12:50PMHamilton, Bruce WHodson 110
AS.180.102 (13)Elements of MicroeconomicsMW 9:00AM - 9:50AM, F 9:00AM - 9:50AMHamilton, Bruce WHodson 110
AS.190.102 (07)Introduction To Comparative PoliticsMW 11:00AM - 11:50AM, F 1:30PM - 2:20PMJabko, NicolasRemsen Hall 1INST-CP, POLI-CP
AS.180.351 (01)Labor EconomicsMW 3:00PM - 4:15PMHusain, Muhammad MudabbirShaffer 2INST-ECON, SPOL-UL
AS.190.102 (03)Introduction To Comparative PoliticsMW 11:00AM - 11:50AM, F 10:00AM - 10:50AMJabko, NicolasRemsen Hall 1INST-CP, POLI-CP
AS.190.102 (06)Introduction To Comparative PoliticsMW 11:00AM - 11:50AM, F 12:00PM - 12:50PMJabko, NicolasRemsen Hall 1INST-CP, POLI-CP
AS.190.111 (02)Introduction to Global StudiesMW 10:00AM - 10:50AM, F 11:00AM - 11:50AMMarlin-Bennett, ReneeMergenthaler 111POLI-IR
AS.180.214 (01)The Economic Experience of the BRIC CountriesTTh 1:30PM - 2:45PMDasgupta, SomasreeGilman 50INST-ECON, INST-CP
AS.180.102 (07)Elements of MicroeconomicsMW 9:00AM - 9:50AM, Th 12:00PM - 12:50PMHamilton, Bruce WHodson 110
AS.180.102 (09)Elements of MicroeconomicsMW 9:00AM - 9:50AM, Th 12:00PM - 12:50PMHamilton, Bruce WHodson 110
AS.180.102 (19)Elements of MicroeconomicsMW 9:00AM - 9:50AM, F 10:00AM - 10:50AMHamilton, Bruce WHodson 110
AS.180.102 (14)Elements of MicroeconomicsMW 9:00AM - 9:50AM, F 9:00AM - 9:50AMHamilton, Bruce WHodson 110
AS.180.102 (15)Elements of MicroeconomicsMW 9:00AM - 9:50AM, F 9:00AM - 9:50AMHamilton, Bruce WHodson 110
AS.180.102 (18)Elements of MicroeconomicsMW 9:00AM - 9:50AM, F 12:00PM - 12:50PMHamilton, Bruce WHodson 110
AS.180.389 (01)Social Policy Implications of Behavioral EconomicsTTh 9:00AM - 10:15AMPapageorge, Nick WHodson 311INST-ECON, SPOL-UL, GECS-SOCSCI, BEHB-SOCSCI
AS.180.102 (23)Elements of MicroeconomicsMW 9:00AM - 9:50AM, F 9:00AM - 9:50AMHamilton, Bruce WHodson 110
AS.180.102 (24)Elements of MicroeconomicsMW 9:00AM - 9:50AM, F 9:00AM - 9:50AMHamilton, Bruce WHodson 110
AS.180.102 (11)Elements of MicroeconomicsMW 9:00AM - 9:50AM, F 9:00AM - 9:50AMHamilton, Bruce WHodson 110
AS.180.391 (01)Economics of ChinaM 3:00PM - 5:30PMGersovitz, MarkShriver Hall 001INST-CP, INST-ECON
AS.190.102 (04)Introduction To Comparative PoliticsMW 11:00AM - 11:50AM, F 11:00AM - 11:50AMJabko, NicolasRemsen Hall 1INST-CP, POLI-CP
AS.190.102 (01)Introduction To Comparative PoliticsMW 11:00AM - 11:50AM, F 11:00AM - 11:50AMJabko, NicolasRemsen Hall 1INST-CP, POLI-CP
AS.180.210 (01)Migrating to Opportunity? Economic Evidence from East Asia, the U.S. and the EUTTh 9:00AM - 10:15AMDore, Giovanna Maria DoraAmes 234INST-ECON
AS.180.102 (21)Elements of MicroeconomicsMW 9:00AM - 9:50AM, Th 1:30PM - 2:20PMHamilton, Bruce WHodson 110
AS.180.102 (17)Elements of MicroeconomicsMW 9:00AM - 9:50AM, F 12:00PM - 12:50PMHamilton, Bruce WHodson 110
AS.190.102 (08)Introduction To Comparative PoliticsMW 11:00AM - 11:50AM, F 1:30PM - 2:20PMJabko, NicolasRemsen Hall 1INST-CP, POLI-CP
AS.190.102 (02)Introduction To Comparative PoliticsMW 11:00AM - 11:50AM, F 10:00AM - 10:50AMJabko, NicolasRemsen Hall 1INST-CP, POLI-CP
AS.180.361 (01)Rich Countries, Poor CountriesTTh 12:00PM - 1:15PMDasgupta, SomasreeGilman 55INST-ECON
AS.190.111 (01)Introduction to Global StudiesMW 10:00AM - 10:50AM, F 10:00AM - 10:50AMMarlin-Bennett, ReneeMergenthaler 111POLI-IR
AS.180.102 (10)Elements of MicroeconomicsMW 9:00AM - 9:50AM, Th 12:00PM - 12:50PMHamilton, Bruce WHodson 110
AS.190.398 (01)Politics Of Good & EvilM 1:30PM - 4:00PMConnolly, William EBloomberg 278POLI-PT, INST-PT, POLI-RSCH
AS.190.334 (01)Constitutional LawTTh 10:30AM - 11:45AMZackin, EmilyGilman 377INST-AP, POLI-AP
AS.190.419 (01)Race and Segregated TimeT 1:30PM - 4:00PMBrendese, Philip Joseph, III.Greenhouse 113POLI-PT, INST-PT, SPOL-UL
AS.190.427 (01)Political Economy of Japan and KoreaT 2:00PM - 4:00PMChung, ErinMergenthaler 266INST-CP
AS.190.380 (01)The American Welfare StateTh 1:30PM - 4:00PMSchlozman, DanielAbel Wolman House 100POLI-AP, POLI-RSCH, INST-AP
AS.190.326 (01)Democracy And ElectionsW 1:30PM - 3:50PMKatz, Richard StephenKrieger LavertyINST-CP, POLI-CP
AS.190.410 (01)Rastafari: Race and Resistance on a Global ScaleTh 3:00PM - 5:30PMShilliam, RobertLatrobe 107POLI-IR, INST-IR
AS.215.290 (01)Latin American Critical Perspectives on Colonialism: From the 'World Upside Down' to the 'Coloniality of Power'W 1:30PM - 4:00PMCastro-Klaren, SaraBloomberg 274GRLL-ENGL, GRLL-SPAN, INST-GLOBAL, INST-NWHIST
AS.190.406 (01)The Executive BranchM 1:30PM - 3:50PMGinsberg, BenjaminLatrobe 107POLI-AP, INST-AP
AS.215.409 (01)Catalonia and IndependenceM 3:00PM - 5:30PMSeguin, Becquer DGilman 217GRLL-ENGL, GRLL-SPAN, INST-GLOBAL, INST-CP
AS.190.434 (01)Does Israel Have a Future?W 3:00PM - 5:30PMDavid, Steven RShriver Hall 001INST-CP
AS.230.150 (01)Issues in International DevelopmentTTh 1:30PM - 2:45PMDong, YigeHodson 301
AS.230.352 (01)Chinese Diaspora: Networks and IdentityTTh 10:30AM - 11:45AMKuo, Huei-YingCroft Hall G02INST-GLOBAL, INST-NWHIST, INST-CP
AS.230.213 (01)Social TheoryTTh 9:00AM - 10:15AMAndreas, JoelHodson 315INST-PT
AS.310.340 (01)Development and Social Change in Rural ChinaW 3:00PM - 5:30PMHe, GaochaoCroft Hall B32INST-GLOBAL, INST-NWHIST, INST-CP
AS.192.210 (01)Library Research Seminar for International Studies and Social SciencesW 6:00PM - 8:00PMYe, YunshanMSE Library Resource C
AS.230.378 (01)Refugees, Human Rights, and SovereigntyTTh 1:30PM - 2:45PMNaveh Benjamin, IlilKrieger 302INST-IR, INST-GLOBAL, INST-NWHIST
AS.211.316 (01)Brazilian Cinema and Topics in Contemporary Brazilian SocietyMW 1:30PM - 2:45PMDe Azeredo Cerqueira, Flavia ChristinaGilman 186GRLL-ENGL, INST-NWHIST, INST-GLOBAL
AS.271.403 (01)Environmental Policymaking and Policy AnalysisT 6:00PM - 8:45PMMaldonado, JomarOlin 304INST-AP, INST-CP
AS.211.329 (01)Museums and IdentityTTh 3:00PM - 4:15PMSpinner, Samuel JacobGilman 443GRLL-ENGL, INST-GLOBAL
AS.190.431 (01)Global Climate GovernanceTh 1:30PM - 4:00PMAllan, BentleyGilman 217INST-IR, POLI-IR, ENVS-MINOR, ENVS-MAJOR
AS.211.316 (02)Brazilian Cinema and Topics in Contemporary Brazilian SocietyMW 1:30PM - 2:45PMDe Azeredo Cerqueira, Flavia ChristinaGilman 186GRLL-ENGL, INST-NWHIST, INST-GLOBAL
AS.215.380 (01)Modern Latin American CultureTTh 9:00AM - 10:15AMSeguin, Becquer D, StaffGilman 219INST-GLOBAL, INST-NWHIST, INST-CP
AS.191.347 (01)The Political Economy of Climate ChangeF 1:30PM - 4:30PMKupzok, NilsLatrobe 120POLI-CP, INST-CP, INST-ECON, INST-IR, ENVS-MAJOR, ENVS-MINOR
AS.230.370 (01)Housing and Homelessness in the United StatesTTh 4:30PM - 5:45PMGreif, MeredithKrieger 304INST-AP, SPOL-UL
AS.191.303 (01)Critical Race Theory, Law, and Criminal JusticeTTh 9:00AM - 10:15AMSchrader, Stuart LaurenceGilman 400POLI-AP, POLI-PT, INST-AP, INST-PT, SPOL-UL
AS.212.331 (01)Paris 1900MW 12:00PM - 1:15PMCook-Gailloud, KristinGilman 10INST-GLOBAL
AS.191.415 (01)Fear and Loathing: Writing About Contemporary American PoliticsF 1:30PM - 4:00PMDutkiewicz, JanShriver Hall 104POLI-AP, INST-AP
AS.271.402 (01)Water, Energy, and FoodM 1:30PM - 4:00PMZaitchik, BenjaminOlin 347INST-IR, ENVS-MAJOR, ENVS-MINOR
AS.361.336 (01)Hugo Chávez, Fidel Castro, and Bolivar's VenezuelaMW 12:00PM - 1:15PMGonzalez, EduardoKrieger 302INST-CP, INST-GLOBAL, INST-NWHIST, GRLL-ENGL, GRLL-SPAN
AS.230.335 (01)Medical HumanitarianismMW 1:30PM - 2:45PMNaveh Benjamin, IlilShriver Hall 104INST-IR, MSCH-HUM
AS.300.331 (01)The Authoritarian Image: Russian Cinema from Stalin to PutinTTh 10:30AM - 11:45AMEakin Moss, AnneGilman 208INST-GLOBAL, INST-NWHIST
AS.211.305 (01)Revolution in European Theater & FilmM 2:30PM - 5:00PMKetteler, ChristianeAmes 218GRLL-ENGL, GRLL-GERM, INST-GLOBAL
AS.271.401 (01)Environmental EthicsT 1:30PM - 4:00PMMonopolis, Alexios NicolaosOlin 304GECS-SOCSCI, INST-PT
AS.230.350 (01)Capitalism, Dependency, and Development in Latin AmericaT 3:00PM - 5:30PMThornton, ChristyOlin 305INST-ECON, INST-GLOBAL, INST-NWHIST, INST-CP
AS.362.113 (01)Police and Prisons in Comparative PerspectiveTTh 12:00PM - 1:15PMSchrader, Stuart LaurenceShaffer 100INST-CP, INST-AP
AS.230.265 (01)Research Tools for Global Sociology and DevelopmentMW 1:30PM - 2:45PMKang, MinhyoungKrieger 108
AS.230.440 (01)Port Cities and Historical Capitalism in Maritime AsiaM 1:30PM - 4:00PMKuo, Huei-YingWolman MPRINST-IR, INST-GLOBAL, INST-NWHIST
AS.310.230 (01)Chinese Politics and SocietyTTh 10:30AM - 11:45AMHe, GaochaoCroft Hall B32INST-CP, INST-GLOBAL, INST-NWHIST
AS.310.200 (01)Economic Growth and Development in East AsiaT 1:30PM - 4:00PMDore, Giovanna Maria DoraHodson 313INST-ECON, POLI-CP, INST-CP
AS.212.353 (01)La France ContemporaineTTh 1:30PM - 2:45PMWuensch, AprilGilman 413INST-CP
AS.215.390 (01)Modern Spanish CultureMW 4:30PM - 5:45PMSeguin, Becquer D, StaffGilman 75INST-GLOBAL, INST-CP
AS.216.342 (02)The Holocaust in Israeli Society and CultureTTh 10:30AM - 11:45AMCohen, Zvi, Stahl, NetaMaryland 104INST-CP
AS.214.362 (01)Italian Journeys: Medieval and Early ModernMW 1:30PM - 2:45PMRefini, Eugenio, StaffLatrobe 120GRLL-ENGL, INST-GLOBAL
AS.300.102 (01)Great MindsTTh 12:00PM - 1:15PMMarrati, PaolaGilman 208INST-PT
AS.271.405 (01)Energy and PoliticsTTh 12:00PM - 1:15PMOzden-Schilling, CanayOlin 304INST-IR, ENVS-MAJOR, ENVS-MINOR
AS.213.423 (01)Reflections on ModernityT 3:00PM - 5:30PMGosetti, Jennifer AnnaGilman 219
AS.192.410 (01)Kissinger Seminar on American Grand StrategyM 3:00PM - 5:30PMBrands, Henry S, Gavin, Francis J, Morgan, Sydney VanMergenthaler 266INST-GLOBAL
AS.230.325 (01)Global Social Change and Development PracticumWF 3:00PM - 4:15PMSilver, Beverly JudithMergenthaler 526
AS.190.440 (01)European Politics in Comparative PerspectiveT 1:30PM - 4:00PMJabko, NicolasGilman 217INST-CP, POLI-CP, POLI-RSCH
AS.190.308 (01)Democracy and Dictatorship: Theory and CasesTTh 10:30AM - 11:45AMMazzuca, Sebastian LHodson 311INST-CP, POLI-CP
AS.230.360 (01)Sociology of Fascism: Past and PresentTTh 10:30AM - 11:45AMDallona, ValentinaShriver Hall Board RoomINST-CP, INST-GLOBAL, INST-NWHIST
AS.190.429 (01)The Political Bases of the Market EconomyTh 1:30PM - 4:00PMJabko, NicolasGreenhouse 113INST-ECON, POLI-CP, POLI-RSCH
AS.214.362 (02)Italian Journeys: Medieval and Early ModernMW 1:30PM - 2:45PMRefini, Eugenio, StaffLatrobe 120GRLL-ENGL, INST-GLOBAL
AS.230.306 (01)Plagues, Power, and Social ControlT 3:00PM - 5:30PMWhite, AlexandreShaffer 202INST-IR, INST-GLOBAL, INST-NWHIST
AS.310.404 (01)Korea in the WorldM 1:30PM - 4:00PMKim, NuriGarland 97INST-CP, INST-GLOBAL, INST-NWHIST
AS.230.397 (01)The Political Economy of Drugs and Drug WarsMW 3:00PM - 4:15PMThornton, ChristyLatrobe 120INST-ECON, INST-CP, INST-IR, INST-GLOBAL, INST-NWHIST
AS.191.354 (01)Congress and Foreign PolicyTTh 4:30PM - 5:45PMFrifield, JuliaHodson 213POLI-AP, INST-AP
AS.190.346 (01)Foundations of International Relations TheoryTTh 12:00PM - 1:15PMSchmidt, SebastianKrieger LavertyPOLI-IR, INST-IR, INST-PT
AS.216.342 (01)The Holocaust in Israeli Society and CultureTTh 10:30AM - 11:45AMStahl, NetaMaryland 104INST-CP
AS.190.408 (01)Sovereignty: Historical Perspectives and Contemporary IssuesT 3:00PM - 5:30PMSchmidt, SebastianGilman 134POLI-IR, INST-IR
AS.230.396 (01)Politics and SocietyTh 3:00PM - 5:30PMAndreas, JoelMergenthaler 526INST-PT, INST-CP
AS.271.360 (01)Climate Change: Science & PolicyTTh 10:30AM - 11:45AMWaugh, Darryn, Zaitchik, BenjaminOlin 305GECS-SCI, INST-IR, ENVS-MAJOR, ENVS-MINOR
AS.211.322 (01)Sicily, the pearl of the Mediterranean: History, Culture and SocietyMW 3:00PM - 4:15PMVariolo, BeatriceGilman 75GRLL-ITAL, GRLL-ENGL, INST-GLOBAL
AS.230.316 (01)African American FamilyTTh 9:00AM - 10:15AMAmen Strayhorn, Kali-ahsetGilman 413INST-AP, SPOL-UL
AS.230.393 (01)Global Health and Human RightsTTh 10:30AM - 11:45AMNaveh Benjamin, IlilGilman 400INST-IR
AS.310.222 (01)The Religions of KoreaTTh 12:00PM - 1:15PMKim, NuriGilman 377INST-CP, INST-GLOBAL, INST-NWHIST
AS.194.210 (01)Race, Gender, Citizenship: Being Muslim in AmericaM 1:30PM - 4:00PMZiad, HomayraMergenthaler 426ISLM-ISLMST, INST-AP
AS.190.322 (01)Future of American DemocracyT 1:30PM - 4:00PMLieberman, Robert CGilman 377POLI-AP, INST-AP
AS.230.224 (01)Freshman Seminar: Public Opinion and DemocracyW 3:00PM - 5:30PMMorgan, Stephen LGilman 413INST-AP
AS.190.428 (01)The Politics of Disaster in the Middle East and BeyondT 6:00PM - 8:30PMParkinson, Sarah POLI-CP, INST-CP, INST-IR

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International Monetary Economics
AS.180.242 (21)

This course presents International Monetary Economics theory and applies it towards gaining an understanding of recent events and current policy issues. The theory presented in this course covers a broad range of topics including exchange rate determination, monetary and fiscal policy in an open economy, balance of payments crises, the choice of exchange rate systems, and international debt. The insights provided by these theoretical frameworks will enable us to discuss topics such as the current global financial crisis, global financial imbalances, the Chinese exchange rate regime, and proposed changes in the international financial architecture.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 15/20
  • PosTag(s): INST-ECON

JHU Bologna Program: Food for Thought: Gastronomy, Politics & Identity
AS.211.349 (30)

Italian Culture course offered on the JHU Summer Program in Bologna. Permission required. Must be taken for a letter grade. Open to students admitted to the JHU Summer Program in Bologna only.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Approval Required
  • Seats Available: 15/15
  • PosTag(s): INST-GLOBAL

African-American Political Thought
AS.191.110 (11)

This course surveys key writings within African-American political thought, a rich tradition that transforms the way one understands essential aspects of political science, like citizenship, nationalism, social movement strategy, democracy, state violence, and political economy. It begins with abolitionism and extends to the present day Black Lives Matter movement. The focus will be on primary texts, and classes will offer historical context. No prior knowledge in political theory needed.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Canceled
  • Seats Available: 30/30
  • PosTag(s): INST-PT

Capital and Climate: Italy in the Mirror of World History
AS.192.350 (30)

Summer course offered on the JHU Summer Abroad Program in Bologna, Italy

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 11/12
  • PosTag(s): INST-CP, INST-IR, INST-NWHIST

JHU Bologna: History of Banking
AS.180.240 (30)

Economics course offered on the JHU Summer Program in Bologna. Permission required. Must be taken for a letter grade. Open to students on the JHU/Bologna summer program only.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Canceled
  • Seats Available: 15/15
  • PosTag(s): INST-ECON, INST-GLOBAL

Elements of Macroeconomics
AS.180.101 (11)

This course introduces the basic tools of macroeconomics and teaches how they are applied to real world economic policy. Throughout the course, the main goals will be to a) study economic aggregates such as the overall price level; the unemployment rate and the GDP b)understand how they relate to each other. Attention will be given to fiscal and monetary policies. We will also analyze the recent financial crisis and its impact on the economic activity.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 28/35
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Refugees, Human Rights, and Sovereignty: Focus on Italy
AS.192.340 (30)

Summer course in International Studies offered on the JHU Summer Program in Bologna.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 5/12
  • PosTag(s): INST-CP, INST-IR

Elements of Macroeconomics
AS.180.101 (21)

This course introduces the basic tools of macroeconomics and teaches how they are applied to real world economic policy. Throughout the course, the main goals will be to a) study economic aggregates such as the overall price level; the unemployment rate and the GDP b)understand how they relate to each other. Attention will be given to fiscal and monetary policies. We will also analyze the recent financial crisis and its impact on the economic activity.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 26/30
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Elements of Microeconomics
AS.180.102 (21)

An introduction to the economic system and economic analysis with emphasis on demand and supply, relative prices, the allocation of resources, and the distribution of goods and services, theory of consumer behavior, theory of the firm, and competition and monopoly, including the application of microeconomic analysis to contemporary problems.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 27/35
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Medical Humanitarianism
AS.230.335 (21)

Humanitarian organizations play life-preserving roles in global conflicts, and have front-row views of disasters ranging from the 2010 Haiti earthquake to the 2011 Fukushima tsunami in Japan. Yet even while they provide vital assistance to millions of people in crisis, such organizations are beset by important paradoxes that hinder their capacity to create sustainable interventions. They work to fill long-lasting needs, but are prone to moving quickly from one site to the next in search of the latest emergency. They strive to be apolitical, yet are invariably influenced by the geopolitical agendas of global powers. How do such contradictions arise, and what is their impact upon millions of aid recipients around the world? Drawing on case studies from South Sudan to Haiti, this course addresses these contradictions by exploring how and why medical aid organizations attempt, and sometimes fail, to reconcile short-term goals, such as immediate life-saving, with long-term missions, such as public health programs and conflict resolution initiatives.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Waitlist Only
  • Seats Available: 0/20
  • PosTag(s): INST-IR

Elements of Microeconomics
AS.180.102 (11)

An introduction to the economic system and economic analysis with emphasis on demand and supply, relative prices, the allocation of resources, and the distribution of goods and services, theory of consumer behavior, theory of the firm, and competition and monopoly, including the application of microeconomic analysis to contemporary problems.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 23/35
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Course # (Section) Title Day/Times Instructor Room PosTag(s) Info
AS.180.242 (21)International Monetary EconomicsMWF 9:00AM - 12:45PMFirat, Melih CanShaffer 303INST-ECON
AS.211.349 (30)JHU Bologna Program: Food for Thought: Gastronomy, Politics & IdentityDi Bianco, Laura INST-GLOBAL
AS.191.110 (11)African-American Political ThoughtMWF 1:00PM - 4:15PMGuha-Majumdar, Jishnu INST-PT
AS.192.350 (30)Capital and Climate: Italy in the Mirror of World HistoryAllan, Bentley INST-CP, INST-IR, INST-NWHIST
AS.180.240 (30)JHU Bologna: History of BankingBarbera, Robert, Faust, Jon INST-ECON, INST-GLOBAL
AS.180.101 (11)Elements of MacroeconomicsMWF 9:00AM - 12:15PMSolis Montes, Mahetabel PavelGilman 55
AS.192.340 (30)Refugees, Human Rights, and Sovereignty: Focus on ItalyStaff INST-CP, INST-IR
AS.180.101 (21)Elements of MacroeconomicsMWF 2:00PM - 5:00PMAksit, DerinGilman 50
AS.180.102 (21)Elements of MicroeconomicsMWF 2:00PM - 5:00PMKhan, OsamaCroft Hall B32
AS.230.335 (21)Medical HumanitarianismMTWTh 1:30PM - 4:00PMNaveh Benjamin, IlilMergenthaler 111INST-IR
AS.180.102 (11)Elements of MicroeconomicsMWF 1:00PM - 4:45PMLepoev, Strahil EmilovOlin 305

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The Medieval World
AS.100.102 (02)

This course will explore selected topics in the political, economic, social, and intellectual history of Western Europe in the period between the fall of the Roman Empire and the thirteenth century. Special emphasis will be given to understanding the ways in which medieval society functioned as a pioneer civilization, compelled to reorganize itself after the almost total collapse of the ancient world, and to the interplay between material and cultural forces in the processes of social organization.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 17/25
  • PosTag(s): HIST-EUROPE

Conflict and Security in a Global World
AS.070.295 (02)

Students will be introduced to problems of global governance in the context of transnational conflicts, changing nature of war, new epidemics and pandemics, and the threats of planetary extinction. What are the ways security is imagined and what kinds of political passions are mobilized for security of people versus security of states.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 18/25
  • PosTag(s): INST-IR

Enthnographic Perspectives on Brazil
AS.070.336 (01)

This seminar offers an examination of Brazilian culture and politics through close readings of classic and contemporary ethnography. The course will track how anthropologists have approached the complexities and contradictions of Brazilian society. And, conversely, we investigate how studies in Brazil have prompted challenges to and generated innovations in anthropological thought.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 10/18
  • PosTag(s): INST-CP

The Medieval World
AS.100.102 (01)

This course will explore selected topics in the political, economic, social, and intellectual history of Western Europe in the period between the fall of the Roman Empire and the thirteenth century. Special emphasis will be given to understanding the ways in which medieval society functioned as a pioneer civilization, compelled to reorganize itself after the almost total collapse of the ancient world, and to the interplay between material and cultural forces in the processes of social organization.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 7/25
  • PosTag(s): HIST-EUROPE

The Medieval World
AS.100.102 (03)

This course will explore selected topics in the political, economic, social, and intellectual history of Western Europe in the period between the fall of the Roman Empire and the thirteenth century. Special emphasis will be given to understanding the ways in which medieval society functioned as a pioneer civilization, compelled to reorganize itself after the almost total collapse of the ancient world, and to the interplay between material and cultural forces in the processes of social organization.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 22/25
  • PosTag(s): HIST-EUROPE

Making of Minority in South Asia
AS.070.212 (01)

This area studies course on modern South Asia will interrogate conceptions of nation, community, tradition and belonging across the region from the lens of minority groups, in order to equip students with the analytical tools with which to interrogate the politics of inclusion and exclusion.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 11/18
  • PosTag(s): INST-CP

Culture, Religion and Politics in Iran
AS.070.267 (01)

This is an introductory course for those interseted in gaining basic knowledge about contemporary Iran. The focus will be on culture and religion and the ways they in which they become interwoven into different kinds of political stakes.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 5/19
  • PosTag(s): INST-GLOBAL, INST-NWHIST, INST-CP, ISLM-ISLMST

Conflict and Security in a Global World
AS.070.295 (01)

Students will be introduced to problems of global governance in the context of transnational conflicts, changing nature of war, new epidemics and pandemics, and the threats of planetary extinction. What are the ways security is imagined and what kinds of political passions are mobilized for security of people versus security of states.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 9/25
  • PosTag(s): INST-IR

Korean War
AS.070.359 (01)

This course takes the Korean War as a site to both explore: 1) contemporary historical and political transformations in East Asia and globally and 2) the ways in which violence, catastrophic loss, and separation are woven into everyday life. It will explore the Korean War through film, fiction, historiography, and draw on comparative materials in anthropology

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 14/30
  • PosTag(s): INST-GLOBAL, INST-NWHIST

Slumworld: Life in informal Settlements
AS.070.380 (01)

One quarter of the planet's urban population lives today in slums, shantytowns, favelas, chawls, colonias and other forms of rudimentary settlements (according to UN Habitat). Despite their prevalence throughout the world, these places are still depicted as spaces of informality and abjection, rather than as sites of emergence of innovative -even if disadvantaged-, makeshift ways of producing the city. This course will combine ethnographic and geographical literature, as well as works of fiction and film to explore the lives of squatters and slum-dwellers in many regions of the world and examine in what way their practices, forms of dwelling, sociality, conflict and cooperation are constitutive of the urban experience.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Canceled
  • Seats Available: 15/15
  • PosTag(s): INST-GLOBAL, INST-NWHIST, INST-CP

The Medieval World
AS.100.102 (04)

This course will explore selected topics in the political, economic, social, and intellectual history of Western Europe in the period between the fall of the Roman Empire and the thirteenth century. Special emphasis will be given to understanding the ways in which medieval society functioned as a pioneer civilization, compelled to reorganize itself after the almost total collapse of the ancient world, and to the interplay between material and cultural forces in the processes of social organization.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 24/25
  • PosTag(s): HIST-EUROPE

Modern Europe and the Wider World
AS.100.104 (01)

The Modern European World familiarizes students with key moments, ideas, communities, individuals, and movements which have formed European History since the Revolutionary era.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 17/20
  • PosTag(s): HIST-EUROPE

Crime, Punishment, Felony and Freedom: Law and Society in Pre-Modern England
AS.100.373 (01)

Using legal texts as a window into English society, we will address the changing nature of royal power, trial by jury, treason, felony, and the freedoms enshrined in the Magna Carta.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Waitlist Only
  • Seats Available: 0/19
  • PosTag(s): HIST-EUROPE, INST-GLOBAL

Conquest, Conversion, and Language Change in the Middle Ages
AS.100.374 (01)

Examines case-studies of imperial conquests (Islamic, Mongol, reconquista, early colonialism) and attendant changes in religion (Christianization; Islamization) and in language (Arabization; transition from Latin to European vernaculars) across medieval Eurasia.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Waitlist Only
  • Seats Available: 0/12
  • PosTag(s): INST-GLOBAL, INST-NWHIST, ISLM-ISLMST, HIST-MIDEST, HIST-ASIA, HIST-EUROPE

The Haitian Revolution in Global Perspective
AS.100.376 (01)

An advanced undergraduate seminar tracing the history of the Haitian Revolution from its origins in the early modern Atlantic world to its global impact and continuing legacies in the present.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 12/15
  • PosTag(s): HIST-EUROPE, HIST-AFRICA, HIST-LATAM

Impeachments and Beyond: Law, Justice, and Politics in Latin America
AS.100.391 (01)

This class invites students to examine changing legal cultures in a discussion- and primary-source-based environment, and through the lens of Latin America's political history.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Canceled
  • Seats Available: 19/19
  • PosTag(s): HIST-LATAM, HIST-EUROPE, INST-CP, POLI-AP

Modern Europe and the Wider World
AS.100.104 (02)

The Modern European World familiarizes students with key moments, ideas, communities, individuals, and movements which have formed European History since the Revolutionary era.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 20/20
  • PosTag(s): HIST-EUROPE

Modern Europe and the Wider World
AS.100.104 (03)

The Modern European World familiarizes students with key moments, ideas, communities, individuals, and movements which have formed European History since the Revolutionary era.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 5/20
  • PosTag(s): HIST-EUROPE

Modern Europe and the Wider World
AS.100.104 (04)

The Modern European World familiarizes students with key moments, ideas, communities, individuals, and movements which have formed European History since the Revolutionary era.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 12/20
  • PosTag(s): HIST-EUROPE

Making America: Race, Radicalism, and Reform
AS.100.113 (01)

This course examines race and social movements in America from the Revolution to 1921.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 8/20
  • PosTag(s): HIST-US

Making America: Race, Radicalism, and Reform
AS.100.113 (02)

This course examines race and social movements in America from the Revolution to 1921.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 14/20
  • PosTag(s): HIST-US

Making America: Race, Radicalism, and Reform
AS.100.113 (03)

This course examines race and social movements in America from the Revolution to 1921.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 19/20
  • PosTag(s): HIST-US

Making America: Race, Radicalism, and Reform
AS.100.113 (04)

This course examines race and social movements in America from the Revolution to 1921.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 20/20
  • PosTag(s): HIST-US

Introduction to African History: Diversity, Mobility, Innovation
AS.100.123 (01)

An introduction to African history with emphasis on diversity, mobility, and innovation. Considers both early and modern times.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 32/40
  • PosTag(s): HIST-AFRICA

Freshman Seminar: US-USSR Cold War
AS.100.130 (01)

Focus on Stalin, Khrushchev/ Truman-Eisenhower period but includes Brezhnev-Nixon. 2 sides of cold war, write 6 journals of 300 words, 2 papers of 1200 words, 2 quizzes, no midterm or final.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 19/19
  • PosTag(s): HIST-EUROPE

Chinese Cultural Revolution
AS.100.170 (01)

The Cultural Revolution was Mao Zedong's last attempt to transform Chinese society spiritually and structurally. The events of this period were marked by social upheaval, personal vendettas, violence, massive youth movements, and extreme ideological pressure. This course will explore the Cultural Revolution from a variety of perspectives, focusing on the relationship between events in China from 1966-1976, and their interpretation in China and the West during the Cultural Revolution decade and since. (Previously offered as AS.100.219 and AS.100.236. )

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Waitlist Only
  • Seats Available: 0/20
  • PosTag(s): HIST-ASIA

Chinese Cultural Revolution
AS.100.170 (02)

The Cultural Revolution was Mao Zedong's last attempt to transform Chinese society spiritually and structurally. The events of this period were marked by social upheaval, personal vendettas, violence, massive youth movements, and extreme ideological pressure. This course will explore the Cultural Revolution from a variety of perspectives, focusing on the relationship between events in China from 1966-1976, and their interpretation in China and the West during the Cultural Revolution decade and since. (Previously offered as AS.100.219 and AS.100.236. )

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 5/20
  • PosTag(s): HIST-ASIA

Coffee and Calico: Global Commerce in the Age of Revolution
AS.100.223 (01)

Using commodities, spaces, and material culture, this course explores the rise of globalization and its impact on France over the course of the eighteenth century.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Canceled
  • Seats Available: 12/12
  • PosTag(s): HIST-EUROPE, INST-GLOBAL

History of Modern Germany
AS.100.233 (01)

There is more to Germany than beer, BMWs, and Bayern Munich. We will explore politics, culture, economics and society to understand Germany and its position within Europe and the world.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 5/40
  • PosTag(s): HIST-EUROPE, INST-GLOBAL

A Comparative History of Jewish and Christian Mysticism
AS.100.273 (01)

This course will trace the historical development of Jewish and Christian mysticism between the 11th and the 19th centuries.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 7/15
  • PosTag(s): HIST-EUROPE, HIST-MIDEST, INST-GLOBAL

Reading through Things: Early Modern Chinese Medicine, Technology, and Art
AS.100.331 (01)

This course introduces the history of late imperial China from the perspective of medicine, technology, and the arts.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 1/18
  • PosTag(s): HIST-ASIA, INST-GLOBAL

20th-Century China
AS.100.348 (01)

The history of China from the last years of the Qing Empire to the post-Mao reforms.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 24/50
  • PosTag(s): INST-GLOBAL, INST-NWHIST, HIST-ASIA

Age of Tolstoy
AS.100.361 (01)

Tolstoy and his era, 1820s to 1910s. Topics include state and politics, empire, the Russian identity, and forms of cultural expression. Students consider "War and Peace" and other masterworks.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 8/19
  • PosTag(s): INST-GLOBAL, INST-NWHIST, HIST-EUROPE

Modernity, Catastrophe, and Power in Jewish History: 1881 to the Present
AS.100.371 (01)

Jewish history, politics, and culture across a century of enormous transformations and transformative enormities in Europe, the US, and the Middle East. Topics include: impacts on Jewish life of World War I, the Russian Revolution, and the post-imperial reordering of the Eastern Europe and the Middle East; Zionism and other modes of Jewish contestatory politics; the consolidation of American Jewry; Nazism and the Holocaust in Europe; formation and development of the State of Israel; the global reordering of Jewish life amid cross-currents of the Cold War, conflict in the Middle East, and success in the US. Substantial attention to recent and contemporary history including the dramatic changes in Israeli society and polity over the past forty years and the ongoing Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 17/19
  • PosTag(s): INST-GLOBAL, HIST-MIDEST, HIST-EUROPE, HIST-US

Migrants and Refugees in Africa
AS.100.444 (01)

A history of forced and voluntary migration and displacement in Africa, its causes and consequences, with a focus on refugees and labor migrants since 1960.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 7/18
  • PosTag(s): HIST-AFRICA, INST-GLOBAL, INST-CP

Historiography Modern China
AS.100.482 (01)

A survey of assumptions and approaches in the study of modern Chinese history, as written by Chinese, Japanese, and Western historians.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 10/12
  • PosTag(s): INST-GLOBAL, INST-NWHIST, HIST-ASIA

The Year 1968: Rebels, Revolutions & the Right-Wing Backlash
AS.100.497 (01)

The shorthand “1968” stands for rebels and revolutions, but also for incremental changes throughout the 1960s that fundamentally changed the post-war order and the Cold War in East and West.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 4/19
  • PosTag(s): HIST-EUROPE, INST-GLOBAL, HIST-US

History of the Jews in Modern Times, from the Middle Ages to 1917
AS.130.216 (01)

A broad survey of the significant political and cultural dynamics of Jewish history in the Medieval, Early-Modern, and Modern Eras.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 17/19
  • PosTag(s): INST-GLOBAL, INST-NWHIST

Elements of Macroeconomics
AS.180.101 (01)

An introduction to the economic system and economic analysis, with emphasis on total national income and output, employment, the price level and inflation, money, the government budget, the national debt, and interest rates. The role of public policy. Applications of economic analysis to government and personal decisions. Prerequisite: basic facility with graphs and algebra.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Waitlist Only
  • Seats Available: 0/18
  • PosTag(s): GECS-SOCSCI

Elements of Macroeconomics
AS.180.101 (04)

An introduction to the economic system and economic analysis, with emphasis on total national income and output, employment, the price level and inflation, money, the government budget, the national debt, and interest rates. The role of public policy. Applications of economic analysis to government and personal decisions. Prerequisite: basic facility with graphs and algebra.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 8/18
  • PosTag(s): GECS-SOCSCI

Elements of Macroeconomics
AS.180.101 (05)

An introduction to the economic system and economic analysis, with emphasis on total national income and output, employment, the price level and inflation, money, the government budget, the national debt, and interest rates. The role of public policy. Applications of economic analysis to government and personal decisions. Prerequisite: basic facility with graphs and algebra.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 14/18
  • PosTag(s): GECS-SOCSCI

Elements of Macroeconomics
AS.180.101 (06)

An introduction to the economic system and economic analysis, with emphasis on total national income and output, employment, the price level and inflation, money, the government budget, the national debt, and interest rates. The role of public policy. Applications of economic analysis to government and personal decisions. Prerequisite: basic facility with graphs and algebra.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 14/18
  • PosTag(s): GECS-SOCSCI

Elements of Macroeconomics
AS.180.101 (07)

An introduction to the economic system and economic analysis, with emphasis on total national income and output, employment, the price level and inflation, money, the government budget, the national debt, and interest rates. The role of public policy. Applications of economic analysis to government and personal decisions. Prerequisite: basic facility with graphs and algebra.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 16/18
  • PosTag(s): GECS-SOCSCI

Elements of Macroeconomics
AS.180.101 (08)

An introduction to the economic system and economic analysis, with emphasis on total national income and output, employment, the price level and inflation, money, the government budget, the national debt, and interest rates. The role of public policy. Applications of economic analysis to government and personal decisions. Prerequisite: basic facility with graphs and algebra.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 10/18
  • PosTag(s): GECS-SOCSCI

Elements of Macroeconomics
AS.180.101 (11)

An introduction to the economic system and economic analysis, with emphasis on total national income and output, employment, the price level and inflation, money, the government budget, the national debt, and interest rates. The role of public policy. Applications of economic analysis to government and personal decisions. Prerequisite: basic facility with graphs and algebra.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 16/18
  • PosTag(s): GECS-SOCSCI

Elements of Macroeconomics
AS.180.101 (13)

An introduction to the economic system and economic analysis, with emphasis on total national income and output, employment, the price level and inflation, money, the government budget, the national debt, and interest rates. The role of public policy. Applications of economic analysis to government and personal decisions. Prerequisite: basic facility with graphs and algebra.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 16/18
  • PosTag(s): GECS-SOCSCI

Elements of Macroeconomics
AS.180.101 (14)

An introduction to the economic system and economic analysis, with emphasis on total national income and output, employment, the price level and inflation, money, the government budget, the national debt, and interest rates. The role of public policy. Applications of economic analysis to government and personal decisions. Prerequisite: basic facility with graphs and algebra.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 17/18
  • PosTag(s): GECS-SOCSCI

Elements of Macroeconomics
AS.180.101 (15)

An introduction to the economic system and economic analysis, with emphasis on total national income and output, employment, the price level and inflation, money, the government budget, the national debt, and interest rates. The role of public policy. Applications of economic analysis to government and personal decisions. Prerequisite: basic facility with graphs and algebra.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 12/18
  • PosTag(s): GECS-SOCSCI

Elements of Macroeconomics
AS.180.101 (16)

An introduction to the economic system and economic analysis, with emphasis on total national income and output, employment, the price level and inflation, money, the government budget, the national debt, and interest rates. The role of public policy. Applications of economic analysis to government and personal decisions. Prerequisite: basic facility with graphs and algebra.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 18/18
  • PosTag(s): GECS-SOCSCI

Elements of Macroeconomics
AS.180.101 (20)

An introduction to the economic system and economic analysis, with emphasis on total national income and output, employment, the price level and inflation, money, the government budget, the national debt, and interest rates. The role of public policy. Applications of economic analysis to government and personal decisions. Prerequisite: basic facility with graphs and algebra.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 16/18
  • PosTag(s): GECS-SOCSCI

Elements of Macroeconomics
AS.180.101 (21)

An introduction to the economic system and economic analysis, with emphasis on total national income and output, employment, the price level and inflation, money, the government budget, the national debt, and interest rates. The role of public policy. Applications of economic analysis to government and personal decisions. Prerequisite: basic facility with graphs and algebra.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 9/18
  • PosTag(s): GECS-SOCSCI

Elements of Macroeconomics
AS.180.101 (22)

An introduction to the economic system and economic analysis, with emphasis on total national income and output, employment, the price level and inflation, money, the government budget, the national debt, and interest rates. The role of public policy. Applications of economic analysis to government and personal decisions. Prerequisite: basic facility with graphs and algebra.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 13/19
  • PosTag(s): GECS-SOCSCI

Elements of Macroeconomics
AS.180.101 (23)

An introduction to the economic system and economic analysis, with emphasis on total national income and output, employment, the price level and inflation, money, the government budget, the national debt, and interest rates. The role of public policy. Applications of economic analysis to government and personal decisions. Prerequisite: basic facility with graphs and algebra.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 17/18
  • PosTag(s): GECS-SOCSCI

Elements of Macroeconomics
AS.180.101 (24)

An introduction to the economic system and economic analysis, with emphasis on total national income and output, employment, the price level and inflation, money, the government budget, the national debt, and interest rates. The role of public policy. Applications of economic analysis to government and personal decisions. Prerequisite: basic facility with graphs and algebra.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 14/18
  • PosTag(s): GECS-SOCSCI

Game Theory in Social Sciences
AS.180.217 (01)

Game Theory is the study of multiple person decision problems in which the well-being of a decision maker depends not only on his own actions but also on those of others. Such problems arise frequently in economics, political science, business, military science and many other areas. In this course, we will learn how to model different social situations as games and how to use solution concepts to understand players' behavior. We will consider various examples from different fields and will play several games in class. The emphasis of the class is on the conceptual analysis and applications and we will keep the level of mathematical technicalities at the minimum -- high school algebra and one term of calculus will be sufficient. Students who took AS.180.117 are not eligible to take AS.180.217.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Waitlist Only
  • Seats Available: 0/40
  • PosTag(s): INST-ECON

Economic Development
AS.180.228 (01)

A comprehensive survey of economic behavior by households, farms and firms in poor countries and the role of and for governments. Discussions include measurement of income levels, economy-wide equilibrium, sources of growth, agriculture and industry, international trade and investment, savings, population, fertility, education, health, income distribution and public finances. Applies economic theory rigorously to interpret and evaluate the economic experience of poor countries. Diagnostic test on Elements of Economics is required in the second week. Grading based on 3 exams and one paper.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 16/25
  • PosTag(s): INST-ECON

International Trade
AS.180.241 (01)

Theory of comparative advantage and the international division of labor: the determinants and pattern of trade, factor price equalization, factor mobility, gains from trade and distribution of income, and theory and practice or tariffs and other trade restrictions. Recommended Course Background: AS.180.101.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Waitlist Only
  • Seats Available: 1/80
  • PosTag(s): INST-ECON, GECS-SOCSCI

Monetary Analysis
AS.180.261 (01)

This course analyzes the financial and monetary system of the U.S. economy and the design and implementation of U.S. monetary policy. Among other topics, we will examine the role of banks in the economy, the term structure of interest rates, the stock market, the supply of money, the role of the Federal Reserve in the economy, the objectives of monetary policy in the United States and current monetary policy practice.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Waitlist Only
  • Seats Available: 0/40
  • PosTag(s): INST-ECON

Monetary Analysis
AS.180.261 (02)

This course analyzes the financial and monetary system of the U.S. economy and the design and implementation of U.S. monetary policy. Among other topics, we will examine the role of banks in the economy, the term structure of interest rates, the stock market, the supply of money, the role of the Federal Reserve in the economy, the objectives of monetary policy in the United States and current monetary policy practice.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 11/40
  • PosTag(s): INST-ECON

Financial Markets and Institutions
AS.180.266 (01)

Understanding design and functioning of financial markets and institutions, connecting theoretical foundations and real-world applications and cases. Basic principles of asymmetric information problems, management of risk. Money, bond, and equity markets; investment banking, security brokers, and venture capital firms; structure, competition, and regulation of commercial banks. Importance of electronic technology on financial systems.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Waitlist Only
  • Seats Available: 0/38
  • PosTag(s): INST-ECON

Multiethnic Japan
AS.100.423 (01)

An advanced undergraduate seminar on the intertwined histories of race, ethnicity, and empire in Japan and its former colonies from the early twentieth century to the present.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 2/15
  • PosTag(s): HIST-ASIA, INST-GLOBAL, INST-NWHIST

Elements of Macroeconomics
AS.180.101 (12)

An introduction to the economic system and economic analysis, with emphasis on total national income and output, employment, the price level and inflation, money, the government budget, the national debt, and interest rates. The role of public policy. Applications of economic analysis to government and personal decisions. Prerequisite: basic facility with graphs and algebra.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 17/18
  • PosTag(s): GECS-SOCSCI

Theorizing the Age of Enormity: Social Theory and the History of the 20th Century
AS.100.408 (01)

We will read and analyze key works of social and critical theory produced in relation to 20th and 21st century problems of state and society, nationalism, empire, totalitarianism, genocide, capitalism, political order, gender, race, sexuality, secularism, religion, environmental catastrophe. Possible readings include Weber, Du Bois, Adorno, Arendt, Foucault, Balibar, Beck among others.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 8/15
  • PosTag(s): INST-GLOBAL, INST-PT

Elements of Macroeconomics
AS.180.101 (19)

An introduction to the economic system and economic analysis, with emphasis on total national income and output, employment, the price level and inflation, money, the government budget, the national debt, and interest rates. The role of public policy. Applications of economic analysis to government and personal decisions. Prerequisite: basic facility with graphs and algebra.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 18/18
  • PosTag(s): GECS-SOCSCI

Elements of Macroeconomics
AS.180.101 (10)

An introduction to the economic system and economic analysis, with emphasis on total national income and output, employment, the price level and inflation, money, the government budget, the national debt, and interest rates. The role of public policy. Applications of economic analysis to government and personal decisions. Prerequisite: basic facility with graphs and algebra.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 15/18
  • PosTag(s): GECS-SOCSCI

Elements of Macroeconomics
AS.180.101 (18)

An introduction to the economic system and economic analysis, with emphasis on total national income and output, employment, the price level and inflation, money, the government budget, the national debt, and interest rates. The role of public policy. Applications of economic analysis to government and personal decisions. Prerequisite: basic facility with graphs and algebra.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 18/18
  • PosTag(s): GECS-SOCSCI

Elements of Macroeconomics
AS.180.101 (17)

An introduction to the economic system and economic analysis, with emphasis on total national income and output, employment, the price level and inflation, money, the government budget, the national debt, and interest rates. The role of public policy. Applications of economic analysis to government and personal decisions. Prerequisite: basic facility with graphs and algebra.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 18/18
  • PosTag(s): GECS-SOCSCI

Elements of Macroeconomics
AS.180.101 (09)

An introduction to the economic system and economic analysis, with emphasis on total national income and output, employment, the price level and inflation, money, the government budget, the national debt, and interest rates. The role of public policy. Applications of economic analysis to government and personal decisions. Prerequisite: basic facility with graphs and algebra.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 17/18
  • PosTag(s): GECS-SOCSCI

Elements of Macroeconomics
AS.180.101 (02)

An introduction to the economic system and economic analysis, with emphasis on total national income and output, employment, the price level and inflation, money, the government budget, the national debt, and interest rates. The role of public policy. Applications of economic analysis to government and personal decisions. Prerequisite: basic facility with graphs and algebra.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 2/18
  • PosTag(s): GECS-SOCSCI

Police and Prisons in Comparative Perspective
AS.362.314 (01)

This course will examine policing and prisons in the United States and beyond, with a focus on racial inequality. It will consist of two parts. First, we will explore the contemporary state of prisons and policing in the United States and look at debates around the rise of “mass incarceration” and aggressive forms of policing in the final third of the 20th century. Second, we will explore policing and prison in other parts of the globe in the contemporary moment, highlighting similarities and differences from the U.S. case. What can studying the instruments of social control in other societies reveal about our own? Students will develop an understanding of major trends, keywords, and debates in the literature on policing and prisons, with particular reference to race and racism.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Waitlist Only
  • Seats Available: 0/18
  • PosTag(s): AFRS-AFAMER, INST-CP, INST-AP

Authoritarianism, Democracy, and Economic Development: Korea, Indonesia, and Myanmar
AS.310.401 (01)

East Asia’s “miracle growth” has not gone hand in hand with a decisive move toward democracy. The course explores the reasons why democratization proceeds slowly in East Asia, and seems to be essentially decoupled from the region’s fast-paced economic growth. The course is divided into three parts. Part I introduces the specifics of East Asia’s economic development strategies as well as key concepts of democracy, authoritarianism and military rule and the tensions between these theories and the East Asian experience. Part II will focus on the economic and political development experiences of Korea, Indonesia and Myanmar in light of what discussed in Part I. Finally, Part III presents lessons emerging from the comparison of Korea’s, Indonesia’s and Myanmar’s economic and political developmental trajectories.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 12/18
  • PosTag(s): INST-CP

London 1580-1830: The History of Britain's capital city
AS.100.413 (01)

Seminar-style class analyzing the social, cultural, gender, religious, economic, and political history of London from Shakespeare's time through revolutions, plague, fire, and commercial, colonial, and industrial expansion.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 4/25
  • PosTag(s): INST-GLOBAL, HIST-EUROPE

Elements of Macroeconomics
AS.180.101 (03)

An introduction to the economic system and economic analysis, with emphasis on total national income and output, employment, the price level and inflation, money, the government budget, the national debt, and interest rates. The role of public policy. Applications of economic analysis to government and personal decisions. Prerequisite: basic facility with graphs and algebra.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 13/18
  • PosTag(s): GECS-SOCSCI

Korean History Through Film and Literature
AS.310.322 (01)

In this course, students will engage with select topics in Korean history from premodern and modern times and examine how the past has been represented through various forms of film and literature. This will be combined with readings of academic articles to allow students to gauge the distance between scholarship and cultural expressions of history. Through this, students will be introduced to the highly contested and often polarizing nature of Korean history and the competition surrounding historical memory. Prior coursework in East Asian Studies strongly recommended.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Waitlist Only
  • Seats Available: 0/12
  • PosTag(s): INST-GLOBAL

Labor Politics in China
AS.310.402 (01)

This course explores the transformation of labor relations in China over the past century. It will cover the origins of the labor movement, the changes brought about by the 1949 Revolution, the industrial battles of the Cultural Revolution, the traumatic restructuring of state-owned enterprises over the past two decades, the rise of private enterprise and export-oriented industry, the conditions faced by migrant workers today, and recent developments in industrial relations and labor conflict. The course is designed for upper division undergraduates and graduate students. Cross-listed with Sociology and International Studies (CP).

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 15/18
  • PosTag(s): INST-CP, INST-GLOBAL, INST-NWHIST

Democracy and Development: Theory and Cases
AS.190.382 (03)

Most wealthy countries are democracies. But not all democracies are wealthy—India, Costa Rica, and Mongolia are prominent examples of poor countries with democratic regimes. The course will examine the relation between economic development and political democratization under three big questions. (a) Under what conditions, and through which mechanisms, does economic development promote democracy? (b) If economic development is not possible in the foreseeable future, how do countries achieve stable democratization? (c) Under what conditions, and through which mechanisms, does democracy foster economic development?

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 20/20
  • PosTag(s): POLI-CP, INST-CP, INST-ECON

Global Environmental Politics
AS.190.381 (01)

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 4/19
  • PosTag(s): ENVS-MAJOR, ENVS-MINOR, INST-IR

Rich Countries, Poor Countries
AS.180.361 (01)

Why are some countries rich while some other countries poor? Why does a country’s income per person generally grow over time? We try to analyze these questions using the theoretical and empirical growth literature. We will study seminal growth models, and also try to explain cross-country income differences in terms of factors like geography, institutions and global integration. Knowledge of regression analysis (including instrumental variables estimation) is required.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Waitlist Only
  • Seats Available: 0/15
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Modern Spanish Culture
AS.215.390 (01)

This course will explore the fundamental aspects of Spanish culture from the nineteenth to the twenty-first centuries. The course will offer a general survey of the history of Spain and will discuss texts, movies, songs, pictures, and paintings in relation to their social, political, and cultural contexts. This course will be of particular interest for students planning on spending a semester abroad in Spain—specially for those students going to the JHU Fall Semester in Madrid, at Carlos III University. Taught in Spanish. Recommended Course Background: AS.210.311 or appropriate Webcape score. AS.215.390 was formerly numbered AS.211.390

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 4/17
  • PosTag(s): GRLL-SPAN, INST-CP, INST-GLOBAL

Introduction to Political Theory
AS.190.180 (03)

An introduction to Euro-American political thought, with a focus on the role of language, rhetoric, and Eros within politics. Texts by Plato, Machiavelli, Hobbes, Walt Whitman, and Emma Goldman.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 7/20
  • PosTag(s): INST-PT, POLI-PT

Sociology of Immigration
AS.230.317 (01)

This course surveys sociological theories and research on immigration to the U.S. Theoretical approaches include theories of international migration, economic sociology, immigration, and assimilation. Research topics include the impact of U.S. immigration laws and policies on immigrant inflows and stocks, self-selection of immigrants, the impact of immigration on the native-born population and the U.S. labor market and economy, and the adaptation of the first and second generations.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 7/18
  • PosTag(s): SPOL-UL, INST-IR

The Politics of Conversation
AS.191.309 (01)

If, with Aristotle, we take the human as the political animal precisely because it is that animal possessing the gift of speech, then politics makes its entrance into our lives whenever we come to speak with one another, far before we consider politics as an activity of citizens in a state, or of states in an international order. In this course we will consider conversation as a specifically political phenomenon. We will address such questions as: What are the purposes of conversation, and how do we navigate these purposes? How do we excuse, justify, explain, forgive, or agree with one another, and what do we do when excuse, explanation, forgiveness, or agreement is no longer possible? These questions have become especially pertinent in a polarized America increasingly disenchanted with the possibility of conversations ‘across the aisle’. But the politics of conversation are relevant to the whole of our relations with other people: how we talk to our family, how we come to be friends, how we cease to be lovers. Readings include works by Plato, Jürgen Habermas, J. L. Austin, Ludwig Wittgenstein, and Stanley Cavell. Recommended Course Background: One previous course in political theory or philosophy.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 11/15
  • PosTag(s): INST-PT, POLI-PT

Introduction to American Politics
AS.190.101 (02)

This course examines the ideals and operation of the American political system. It seeks to understand how our institutions and politics work, why they work as they do, and what the consequences are for representative government in the United States. Emphasis is placed on the federal government and its electoral, legislative, and executive structures and processes. As useful and appropriate, attention is also given to the federal courts and to the role of the states. The purpose of the course is to understand and confront the character and problems of modern government in the United States in a highly polarized and plebiscitary era.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Reserved Open
  • Seats Available: 16/20
  • PosTag(s): INST-AP, POLI-AP

Introduction to American Politics
AS.190.101 (07)

This course examines the ideals and operation of the American political system. It seeks to understand how our institutions and politics work, why they work as they do, and what the consequences are for representative government in the United States. Emphasis is placed on the federal government and its electoral, legislative, and executive structures and processes. As useful and appropriate, attention is also given to the federal courts and to the role of the states. The purpose of the course is to understand and confront the character and problems of modern government in the United States in a highly polarized and plebiscitary era.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Reserved Open
  • Seats Available: 6/20
  • PosTag(s): INST-AP, POLI-AP

National Security-Nuclear Age
AS.190.329 (01)

This course examines the impact of weapons of mass destruction on international politics with an emphasis on security issues. The first half of the course focuses on the history of nuclear weapons development during the Cold War and theories of deterrence. The second half of the class considers contemporary issues including terrorism, chemical and biological weapons, ballistic missile defense and proliferation. Requirements include a midterm, final and a ten page paper.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Waitlist Only
  • Seats Available: 0/19
  • PosTag(s): INST-IR

Introduction to American Politics
AS.190.101 (03)

This course examines the ideals and operation of the American political system. It seeks to understand how our institutions and politics work, why they work as they do, and what the consequences are for representative government in the United States. Emphasis is placed on the federal government and its electoral, legislative, and executive structures and processes. As useful and appropriate, attention is also given to the federal courts and to the role of the states. The purpose of the course is to understand and confront the character and problems of modern government in the United States in a highly polarized and plebiscitary era.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Reserved Open
  • Seats Available: 13/20
  • PosTag(s): INST-AP, POLI-AP

Democracy and Development: Theory and Cases
AS.190.382 (01)

Most wealthy countries are democracies. But not all democracies are wealthy—India, Costa Rica, and Mongolia are prominent examples of poor countries with democratic regimes. The course will examine the relation between economic development and political democratization under three big questions. (a) Under what conditions, and through which mechanisms, does economic development promote democracy? (b) If economic development is not possible in the foreseeable future, how do countries achieve stable democratization? (c) Under what conditions, and through which mechanisms, does democracy foster economic development?

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 17/20
  • PosTag(s): POLI-CP, INST-CP, INST-ECON

Contemporary International Politics
AS.190.108 (03)

An introduction to international politics. Emphasis will be on continuity and change in international politics and the causes of war and peace. The first half of the course will focus on events prior to the end of the Cold War, including the Peloponnesian War, the European balance of power, imperialism, the origins and consequences of WWI and WWII, and the Cold War. The second half will focus on international politics since 1990, including globalization, whether democracies produce peace, the impact of weapons of mass destruction, terrorism, and the prospects for peace in the 21st century. Theories of realism and liberalism will also be considered. This course was previously AS.190.209.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Reserved Open
  • Seats Available: 10/20
  • PosTag(s): POLI-IR

Arab-Israeli Conflict (IR)
AS.191.335 (01)

The course will focus on the origin and development of the Arab-Israeli conflict from its beginnings when Palestine was controlled by the Ottoman Empire, through World War I, The British Mandate over Palestine, and the first Arab-Israeli war (1947-1949). It will then examine the period of the Arab-Israeli wars of 1956, 1967, 1973, and 1982, the Palestinian Intifadas (1987-1993 and 2000-2005); and the development of the Arab-Israeli peace process from its beginnings with the Egyptian-Israeli treaty of 1979, the Oslo I and Oslo II agreements of 1993 and 1995, Israel's peace treaty with Jordan of 1994, the Road Map of 2003; and the periodic peace talks between Israel and Syria. The conflict will be analyzed against the background of great power intervention in the Middle East, the rise of political Islam and the dynamics of Intra-Arab politics, and will consider the impact of the Arab Spring.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Waitlist Only
  • Seats Available: 0/35
  • PosTag(s): INST-IR, INST-CP, ISLM-ISLMST

Islamic Mysticism: Traditions, Legacies, Politics
AS.194.205 (01)

For over a thousand years, the Sufi tradition has been a dynamic force in Islamic social, political and spiritual life. The tradition offers a treasure trove of devotional literature and music, philosophical treatises, contemplative practices, and institutions of social and political organization. After unpacking the politics of the term “Sufi,” we will trace the historical development of the tradition from the early ascetics in Iraq and Syria to the age of trans-national Sufi orders, with case studies from South Asia, Turkey, and the United States. We will then move into some of the key constructs of the tradition of spiritual growth and character formation: the divine-human relationship, the stages of the spiritual path, contemplative and practical disciplines, ideas of sainthood, discipleship and ethical perfection, and the psychology of love. Throughout the class, we will explore the nature of experiential language and interrogate the tradition through the lens of gender. We will also experience Sufism through ritual and music.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 11/19
  • PosTag(s): INST-GLOBAL, INST-NWHIST, ISLM-ISLMST

Introduction to American Politics
AS.190.101 (08)

This course examines the ideals and operation of the American political system. It seeks to understand how our institutions and politics work, why they work as they do, and what the consequences are for representative government in the United States. Emphasis is placed on the federal government and its electoral, legislative, and executive structures and processes. As useful and appropriate, attention is also given to the federal courts and to the role of the states. The purpose of the course is to understand and confront the character and problems of modern government in the United States in a highly polarized and plebiscitary era.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Reserved Open
  • Seats Available: 16/20
  • PosTag(s): INST-AP, POLI-AP

Panorama of German Thought
AS.211.265 (01)

This course explores the rich terrain of German literature and philosophical thought, from the Enlightenment to today. At each meeting, we will investigate canonical texts of the German intellectual tradition, with an eye to establishing their well-deserved place in wider, global discourses. In this way, we will learn to think critically with these important literary and philosophical texts from German-speaking lands as a means of viewing and appreciating the full panorama of German thought. Authors discussed may include Kant, Goethe, Schiller, Hegel, Kleist, Heine, Fontane, Nietzsche, Freud, Kafka, Heidegger, Mann and Bernhard. Readings and discussion will be in English. German is appreciated but not required. Students have the option of an additional hour of German discussion (to be scheduled at a mutually agreed time) and doing all the assignments in German for German-language credit (3+1) towards the major or minor. Students interested in that option should register for section 2.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 5/10
  • PosTag(s): GRLL-ENGL, GRLL-GERM, INST-PT

Neoliberalism
AS.230.405 (01)

Neoliberalism, a political project that seeks to subject all aspects of social life to free market force, has ascended to orthodoxy in developed and developing countries alike over the last four decades. This course is a reading seminar focused on some of the key classic and cutting-edge original texts that critically examine and debate the origins, socio-political impacts, and crisis of the neoliberal project. It will cover such topics as the genealogy of the neoliberal idea, neoliberal state, informalization of works, neoliberal cities, rise of the one percent, and global governance. Class will be a mix of lecture and seminar-style discussions. Requirements include reading memo, class presentation, and a term paper.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Waitlist Only
  • Seats Available: 0/12
  • PosTag(s): INST-AP, INST-ECON

Housing and Homelessness in the United States
AS.230.370 (01)

This course will examine the role of housing, or the absence thereof, in shaping quality of life. It will explore the consequences of the places in which we live and how we are housed. Consideration will be given to overcrowding, affordability, accessibility, and past and existing housing policies and their influence on society. Special attention will be given to the problem of homelessness.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Waitlist Only
  • Seats Available: 0/18
  • PosTag(s): INST-AP, SPOL-UL

Economics of Poverty/Inequality
AS.180.355 (01)

This course focuses on the economics of poverty and inequality. It covers the measurement of poverty and inequality, facts and trends over time, the causes of poverty and inequality with a focus on those related to earnings and the labor market, and public policy toward poverty and inequality, covering both taxation and government expenditure and programs. By the nature of the material, the course is fairly statistical and quantitative. Students should have an intermediate understanding of microeconomic concepts. Basic knowledge of regression analysis is also helpful.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 13/32
  • PosTag(s): SPOL-UL

Contemporary International Politics
AS.190.108 (02)

An introduction to international politics. Emphasis will be on continuity and change in international politics and the causes of war and peace. The first half of the course will focus on events prior to the end of the Cold War, including the Peloponnesian War, the European balance of power, imperialism, the origins and consequences of WWI and WWII, and the Cold War. The second half will focus on international politics since 1990, including globalization, whether democracies produce peace, the impact of weapons of mass destruction, terrorism, and the prospects for peace in the 21st century. Theories of realism and liberalism will also be considered. This course was previously AS.190.209.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Reserved Open
  • Seats Available: 10/20
  • PosTag(s): POLI-IR

American Constitutional Law
AS.190.333 (01)

This course covers enduring debates about the way the Constitution has structured the U.S. government and about which powers the Constitution assigns to the federal government and to the states. We will examine these debates in the context of American political history and thought by studying the writings of prominent participants, and landmark Supreme Court cases.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Waitlist Only
  • Seats Available: 0/19
  • PosTag(s): INST-AP, POLI-AP

Russian Avant-Garde Cinema
AS.300.366 (01)

Russian cinema was born out of the intense artistic experimentation of the fin-de-siècle avant-garde and developed in a climate of dramatic political and cultural change in the twenties and thirties. While subject to draconian censorship in the Soviet period, it nonetheless engaged in active dialogue with the film industries of Western Europe and America and had a lasting impact on world cinema. This course examines the extraordinary flourishing of avant-garde cinema in the Soviet Union in the 1920s and 30s including films by Eisenstein, Vertov, Pudovkin, and Dovzhenko, their theoretical writings, and their far-reaching influence on film and film theory. All readings in English, films subtitled in English.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 11/15
  • PosTag(s): INST-GLOBAL

Introduction to Political Theory
AS.190.180 (04)

An introduction to Euro-American political thought, with a focus on the role of language, rhetoric, and Eros within politics. Texts by Plato, Machiavelli, Hobbes, Walt Whitman, and Emma Goldman.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 17/20
  • PosTag(s): INST-PT, POLI-PT

Populism
AS.215.412 (01)

What do Hugo Chávez, Marine Le Pen, and Donald Trump have in common? According to many from across the political spectrum, they are all populists. But what is populism, exactly, and how can it describe such disparate phenomena as left-wing social movements, xenophobic anti-immigrant policies, and economic redistribution? This advanced seminar will examine the history, culture, and political theory of populism. We will pay special attention to the resurgence of populism after the Great Recession and examine a number of cases from Latin America, Europe, and the United States.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Waitlist Only
  • Seats Available: 1/16
  • PosTag(s): INST-GLOBAL, INST-PT

Politics of Outer Space
AS.190.443 (01)

Intensive examination of the political aspects of human activities in outer space, past, present and future, with focus on militarization, earth-remote sensing, surveillance, navigation, resource exploitation, the Outer Space Treaty, and colonization.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Waitlist Only
  • Seats Available: 0/30
  • PosTag(s): POLI-IR, INST-IR, POLI-RSCH

Introduction to American Politics
AS.190.101 (01)

This course examines the ideals and operation of the American political system. It seeks to understand how our institutions and politics work, why they work as they do, and what the consequences are for representative government in the United States. Emphasis is placed on the federal government and its electoral, legislative, and executive structures and processes. As useful and appropriate, attention is also given to the federal courts and to the role of the states. The purpose of the course is to understand and confront the character and problems of modern government in the United States in a highly polarized and plebiscitary era.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Reserved Open
  • Seats Available: 12/20
  • PosTag(s): INST-AP, POLI-AP

Nationalism and the Politics of Identity
AS.190.379 (01)

Nationalism ties powerful organizations to political mobilization, territory, and individual loyalty. Yet nationalism is typically studied in isolation from other social formations that depend upon organizational – individual linkages. Alternative types of identity category sometimes depend similarly upon organizations that collect and deploy resources, mobilize individuals, erect boundaries, and promote strong emotional connections among individuals as well as between individuals and institutions. In this class, we study classic and contemporary works on nationalism, drawn from multiple disciplinary and analytic traditions, in the comparative context of alternative forms of identity. The focus of the class will be primarily theoretical, with no regional or temporal limitations.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Waitlist Only
  • Seats Available: 0/18
  • PosTag(s): POLI-CP, POLI-IR, INST-PT, INST-CP

Contemporary International Politics
AS.190.108 (07)

An introduction to international politics. Emphasis will be on continuity and change in international politics and the causes of war and peace. The first half of the course will focus on events prior to the end of the Cold War, including the Peloponnesian War, the European balance of power, imperialism, the origins and consequences of WWI and WWII, and the Cold War. The second half will focus on international politics since 1990, including globalization, whether democracies produce peace, the impact of weapons of mass destruction, terrorism, and the prospects for peace in the 21st century. Theories of realism and liberalism will also be considered. This course was previously AS.190.209.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Reserved Open
  • Seats Available: 12/20
  • PosTag(s): POLI-IR

Issues in International Development
AS.230.150 (01)

This course will provide an undergraduate level introduction to the study and practice, as well as the successes and failures, of international development. Students will be introduced to the various theoretical frameworks used to explain underdevelopment. Students will also explore the practice of development since the 1950s by examining specific strategies employed in Latin America, South Asia, East Asia, and Africa. Using a variety of country-specific case studies, students will have the opportunity to apply the theoretical and practical frameworks learned in the class to assess the successes and failures of real-life cases.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Reserved Open
  • Seats Available: 13/25
  • PosTag(s): GECS-SOCSCI

Economics of Health
AS.180.289 (01)

Application of economic concepts and analysis to the health services system. Review of empirical studies of demand for health services, behavior of providers, and relationship of health services to population health levels. Discussion of current policy issues relating to financing and resource allocation.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 67/100
  • PosTag(s): INST-ECON, PHIL-BIOETH, SPOL-UL

The Political Economy of Drugs and Drug Wars
AS.230.397 (01)

In the United States, we spend more than $100 billion annually on illegal drugs—and the government spends more than $50 billion a year to combat their sale and use. These statistics raise important and complicated social questions. This course will examine the production, sale, use, and control of illegal drugs from a historical and sociological perspective. We will have three objectives: to understand the social construction of drug use and illegality in the United States and other rich countries; to uncover the political and economic consequences of drug trafficking in those countries that produce drugs, particularly in Latin America; and to examine the political economy of drug control through the so-called War on Drugs, both domestically and internationally.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Waitlist Only
  • Seats Available: 0/15
  • PosTag(s): INST-ECON, INST-CP, INST-IR, INST-GLOBAL, INST-NWHIST

U.S. Foreign Policy
AS.190.227 (05)

This course will provide and analysis of US foreign policy with a focus on the interests, institutions, and ideas underpinning its development. While the course will offer a broader survey, the emphasis will be on important developments during the Cold War, such as the articulation of containment strategies and nuclear deterrence, and the analysis of contemporary foreign policy questions, including the problems of terrorism and failed states. In addition to security issues, attention will also be paid to significant developments in international trade policy.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Reserved Open
  • Seats Available: 13/20
  • PosTag(s): POLI-IR, INST-AP, INST-IR

Medical Humanitarianism
AS.230.335 (02)

Humanitarian organizations play life-preserving roles in global conflicts, and have front-row views of disasters ranging from the 2010 Haiti earthquake to the 2011 Fukushima tsunami in Japan. Yet even while they provide vital assistance to millions of people in crisis, such organizations are beset by important paradoxes that hinder their capacity to create sustainable interventions. They work to fill long-lasting needs, but are prone to moving quickly from one site to the next in search of the latest emergency. They strive to be apolitical, yet are invariably influenced by the geopolitical agendas of global powers. How do such contradictions arise, and what is their impact upon millions of aid recipients around the world? Drawing on case studies from South Sudan to Haiti, this course addresses these contradictions by exploring how and why medical aid organizations attempt, and sometimes fail, to reconcile short-term goals, such as immediate life-saving, with long-term missions, such as public health programs and conflict resolution initiatives.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Waitlist Only
  • Seats Available: 0/18
  • PosTag(s): INST-IR

Made in Italy: Italian style in context
AS.211.224 (01)

Italy and the “Italian style” have become synonym of exquisite taste, class, and elegance thanks to the quality of Italian craftsmanship. This course will explore some of the major factors that contributed to the rise of Italian fashion and Italian industrial design as iconic all around the world. The classes will focus on the main protagonists and art movements that influenced the development of Italian style. We will analyze trends, clothing, and style not only in a historical context, but also through a critical apparatus that will include themes related to gender, culture, power, and politics. The course is taught in English. No knowledge of Italian is required, but those who can read in Italian will have an opportunity to do so. Everyone will learn some Italian words and expressions.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 4/18
  • PosTag(s): GRLL-ENGL, GRLL-ITAL, INST-GLOBAL

Democracy and Development: Theory and Cases
AS.190.382 (04)

Most wealthy countries are democracies. But not all democracies are wealthy—India, Costa Rica, and Mongolia are prominent examples of poor countries with democratic regimes. The course will examine the relation between economic development and political democratization under three big questions. (a) Under what conditions, and through which mechanisms, does economic development promote democracy? (b) If economic development is not possible in the foreseeable future, how do countries achieve stable democratization? (c) Under what conditions, and through which mechanisms, does democracy foster economic development?

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 19/20
  • PosTag(s): POLI-CP, INST-CP, INST-ECON

Party Politics from the Founding to the Progressives
AS.190.452 (01)

Though the torchlight parade has long since passed, American parties still stand in the shadow of the nineteenth-century Party Period. This course seeks to untangle the ideologies and practices of party politics from the Founding to the Progressive Era. Topics include the rise of mass parties, political violence, the coming of the Republican Party, the party politics of Reconstruction and westward expansion, corruption and the political machine, Populism, and movements for reform. We pay particular attention to comparisons between past and present, and to opportunities taken and foregone.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 11/15
  • PosTag(s): POLI-AP, INST-AP

Islam and its Cultural and Religious Diversity, 600-1600
AS.194.105 (01)

While media often present Islam as a univocal and compact cultural and religious system, unity and internal diversity characterize Islam with historical roots that have deeply shaped Islam since its very inception. This course will explore the historical origins of the dynamics of unity and diversity in Islam from the predication of Muhammad and the expansion of the first caliphate, to the formation of the Ottoman, Safavid and Mughal empires. By focusing on the historical events and the cultural production of the first millennium of Islam, this course will offer a thorough historical introduction to its cultural and religious complexity.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 24/30
  • PosTag(s): ISLM-ISLMST, INST-GLOBAL

Contemporary Social Theory
AS.230.395 (01)

This course will examine how major social theorists of the 20th century advanced upon the “classical” social theories of Marx, Weber, and Durkheim. As they grappled with the historical events and social concerns of the 20th century—the Russian revolution and its degeneration into Stalinism, the failure of communist movements in the West, the rise and fall of fascism and Nazism, the consolidation of capitalist democracies and welfare states, the emergence of anti-colonial movements in the “Third World,” and the persistence of race, gender and sexuality as forms of domination—social theorists provided novel answers to classical questions of social theory: 1) what is the structure of modern society, how does it change, and how is it reproduced?; 2) what is the relation between social structures and ideas, knowledge, and subjectivity?; and 3) what are the conditions of possibility for human freedom? Theorists to be covered include Antonio Gramsci, Franz Fanon, W.E.B. Dubois, Georg Lukacs, Talcott Parsons, Herbert Marcuse, Jurgen Habermas, Louis Althusser, Pierre Bourdieu, Michel Foucault, Nancy Fraser, Patricia Hill Collins, Judith Butler, and Henri Lefebvre. In addition to understanding and comparing the theories, we will try to use them to understand contemporary societies.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 10/18
  • PosTag(s): INST-CP, INST-PT

Contemporary International Politics
AS.190.108 (05)

An introduction to international politics. Emphasis will be on continuity and change in international politics and the causes of war and peace. The first half of the course will focus on events prior to the end of the Cold War, including the Peloponnesian War, the European balance of power, imperialism, the origins and consequences of WWI and WWII, and the Cold War. The second half will focus on international politics since 1990, including globalization, whether democracies produce peace, the impact of weapons of mass destruction, terrorism, and the prospects for peace in the 21st century. Theories of realism and liberalism will also be considered. This course was previously AS.190.209.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Reserved Open
  • Seats Available: 11/20
  • PosTag(s): POLI-IR

Contemporary International Politics
AS.190.108 (06)

An introduction to international politics. Emphasis will be on continuity and change in international politics and the causes of war and peace. The first half of the course will focus on events prior to the end of the Cold War, including the Peloponnesian War, the European balance of power, imperialism, the origins and consequences of WWI and WWII, and the Cold War. The second half will focus on international politics since 1990, including globalization, whether democracies produce peace, the impact of weapons of mass destruction, terrorism, and the prospects for peace in the 21st century. Theories of realism and liberalism will also be considered. This course was previously AS.190.209.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Reserved Open
  • Seats Available: 10/20
  • PosTag(s): POLI-IR

Dictatorship, Dissidence and Democracy: Central Europe in the 20th Century
AS.191.333 (01)

Central Europe in the second half of the twentieth century was ground zero in the Cold War, as well as in the battle of ideas that accompanied it. In this course, we will first examine the theory of communism and the practice of Stalinism in the region; then seek to understand the tactics of dissent and the ideas behind it; and finally focus on the collapse of communist in 1989 and the struggle to “democratize” the region in the decade that followed. Over the course of the semester we will examine the relationship between political ideology and everyday life, seeking to understand what big concepts like ‘democracy’ and ‘dictatorship’ really meant for ordinary people from Warsaw and Tallinn to Budapest and East Berlin. We will also discuss Soviet, American and, in the latter part of the course, Russian foreign policy, with special emphasis on outsiders’ use of propaganda and violence to affect political change in the region.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 7/19
  • PosTag(s): INST-CP, INST-GLOBAL

Medical Humanitarianism
AS.230.335 (01)

Humanitarian organizations play life-preserving roles in global conflicts, and have front-row views of disasters ranging from the 2010 Haiti earthquake to the 2011 Fukushima tsunami in Japan. Yet even while they provide vital assistance to millions of people in crisis, such organizations are beset by important paradoxes that hinder their capacity to create sustainable interventions. They work to fill long-lasting needs, but are prone to moving quickly from one site to the next in search of the latest emergency. They strive to be apolitical, yet are invariably influenced by the geopolitical agendas of global powers. How do such contradictions arise, and what is their impact upon millions of aid recipients around the world? Drawing on case studies from South Sudan to Haiti, this course addresses these contradictions by exploring how and why medical aid organizations attempt, and sometimes fail, to reconcile short-term goals, such as immediate life-saving, with long-term missions, such as public health programs and conflict resolution initiatives.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Waitlist Only
  • Seats Available: 0/18
  • PosTag(s): INST-IR

Health Economics & Developing Countries
AS.180.390 (01)

Benefits of good health and its costs. Health demand and supply in poor countries. Welfare economics of Public Health. This is a writing seminar. There are some lectures on how to write a paper and on the substance of the economics of international health but the focus and only assignment is a 40-page paper by each student under the supervision of the instructor.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 4/12
  • PosTag(s): n/a

America and the World
AS.190.331 (01)

This course is a survey of the unique position of the United States in world politics. We will cover the broader international relations literature on the dynamics of hegemony, empire, and asymmetrical relationships, from work in the realist tradition to more critical approaches. We will also assess the importance of American domestic institutions in understanding past and contemporary developments.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 1/19
  • PosTag(s): POLI-IR, INST-AP, INST-IR

Capitalism: Politics and Political Thought in a Market Economy
AS.191.406 (01)

The United States is a capitalist economy and we live in a capitalist world. This a fact we take for granted and therefore spend little time examining. Capitalism’ proponents attribute our society’s unprecedented wealth and technological advances to this economic system. Some go so far as to claim that modern democracy and social progress are impossible without a capitalist economy. Critics point to growing social inequality and a slew of environmental ills as proof of capitalism’s unsustainability. Some suggest that capitalism is antithetical to true democracy and human flourishing. But what exactly is capitalism? How did it evolve in the USA and how does the form capitalism takes in the United States differ from the forms it takes elsewhere? And, crucially, how is capitalism shaped by – and how does it shape – contemporary politics? And how exactly is this all related to liberalism, conservatism, neoliberalism, libertarianism, socialism, and democratic socialism? This seminar is designed to help students critically approach these questions. Rather than taking simplistic pro-contra approach, this seminar will examine capitalism along four axes: as a political-economic system, a corollary set of structures and institutions, the force behind a specific form of state organization, and the determinant of how society and individuals act and see themselves. To explore these issues, we will focus on a number of contemporary political issues, with a primary geographic focus on the United States, including the following: the debates over the welfare state and socialized healthcare; unions, lobbies, and special interests; the connection between capitalism, culture, and ideology; the effects of a capitalist organization of labor of questions of race, gender, and citizenship; the commodification of the environment and other species; and the process of critique, resistance, and social change in a capitalist system. Throughout, we will discuss the theoretical and empirical ar

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 1/15
  • PosTag(s): POLI-PT, POLI-AP, INST-PT, INST-ECON, INST-AP

Global Health and Human Rights
AS.230.393 (01)

Is access to healthcare a fundamental human right? If so, then which global actors are obligated to provide healthcare to whom, and for how long? How do meanings of health and illness vary across time and place? And finally, how are human rights principles translated into frontline practice in order to promote well-being? This course takes a critical interdisciplinary approach to these questions through a series of global case studies ranging from humanitarian aid in post-tsunami Sri Lanka to anti-FGM (female genital mutilation) campaigns in Ghana. How do international NGOs, UN bodies, and governments collaborate (or compete) to distribute healthcare in places beset by dire resource shortages? Do human rights principles carry legal weight across borders, and if so, could access to healthcare services and essential medicines be litigated in order to compel governments to provide it? And finally, what cultural assumptions do human rights discourses carry with them, and what happens if rights-based approaches are poorly received by recipient populations? Moving beyond the basic principle of healthcare as a human right, this course aims to bring this idea’s history and politics into focus by offering an in-depth exploration of its ethics and implementation.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Waitlist Only
  • Seats Available: 0/18
  • PosTag(s): INST-IR

The Holocaust in Film and Literature
AS.211.333 (01)

How has the Holocaust been represented in literature and film? Are there special challenges posed by genocide to the traditions of visual and literary representation? Where does the Holocaust fit in to the array of concerns that the visual arts and literature express? And where do art and literature fit in to the commemoration of communal tragedy and the working through of individual trauma entailed by thinking about and representing the Holocaust? These questions will guide our consideration of a range of texts — nonfiction, novels, poetry — in Yiddish, German, English, French and other languages (including works by Primo Levi and Isaac Bashevis Singer), as well as films from French documentaries to Hollywood blockbusters (including films by Alain Resnais, Claude Lanzmann, and Steven Spielberg). All readings in English.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 3/15
  • PosTag(s): INST-GLOBAL

Race and Ethnicity in American Society
AS.230.244 (01)

Race and ethnicity have played a prominent role in American society and continue to do so, as demonstrated by interracial and interethnic gaps in economic and educational achievement, residence, political power, family structure, crime, and health. Using a sociological framework, we will explore the historical significance of race and its development as a social construction, assess the causes and consequences of intergroup inequalities and explore potential solutions.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Waitlist Only
  • Seats Available: 0/18
  • PosTag(s): INST-AP, SPOL-UL

Environmental Racism
AS.190.402 (01)

This is an undergraduate political theory seminar that addresses the disproportionate impact of environmental destruction on racially stigmatized populations. We shall examine the logics of power whereby the natural world is subjected to exploitation and domination, in tandem with the subordination of racial subjects historically identified as closer to nature. Likewise, we will explore political and theoretical challenges to environmental racism, such as those posed by indigenous communities, decolonial theory, and political movements contesting the intersection of racial inequalities and ecological crises.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Waitlist Only
  • Seats Available: 0/15
  • PosTag(s): ENVS-MAJOR, ENVS-MINOR, INST-PT

Comparative Political Behavior
AS.190.338 (01)

An introduction to the study of political behavior, emphasizing electoral behavior in democratic countries.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 12/18
  • PosTag(s): INST-CP, POLI-CP

Qualitative Research
AS.190.426 (01)

This class is designed to introduce students to qualitative methodology. Practically, students will gain first-hand experience with qualitative research methods via research design, ethics review, in-depth interviewing, participant observation, and archival/primary source research. They will learn to deploy analytical techniques such as discourse analysis and process tracing. Students will also be asked to consider the merits of qualitative approaches more generally, and discuss the relative advantages of qualitative, experimental, and quantitative approaches. Questions that we will discuss include: What place should qualitative research have in a research design? Can qualitative research test hypotheses, or only generate them? Can qualitative research explain social phenomena, or only interpret them? What are the disadvantages and advantages of qualitative approaches compared to quantitative approaches? For what kinds of research questions are ethnographic techniques best suited? Is replicability possible for ethnographic field research? What criteria of evidence and analytical rigor apply on this terrain?

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Approval Required
  • Seats Available: 8/10
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Modern Latin American Culture
AS.215.380 (01)

Taught in Spanish. This course will explore the fundamental aspects of Latin- America culture from the formation of independent states through the present—in light of the social, political, and economic histories of the region. The course will offer a general survey of history of Latin- America, and will discuss texts, movies, songs, pictures, and paintings, in relation to their social, political, and cultural contexts. May not be taken satisfactory/unsatisfactory.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 1/17
  • PosTag(s): INST-GLOBAL, INST-NWHIST, INST-CP

Freshman Seminar: Tolstoy's War and Peace
AS.300.237 (01)

Leo Tolstoy’s monumental novel War and Peace, which the author Henry James called “a loose baggy monster,” is a sui generis work of modern literature that offered a response and challenge to the European Realist novel and founded a Russian national myth. We will read the novel in translation, alongside its adaptations into opera, film, and Broadway musical.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 15/15
  • PosTag(s): INST-GLOBAL

Human Rights in China and U.S. Policy: Advocacy Opportunities and Challenges
AS.310.302 (01)

This interactive seminar will explore domestic human rights issues in China and U.S. policy toward China on human rights. In addition to learning about the broader landscape of human rights issues and related challenges in China, students will select a specific human rights issue to focus on during the course. As a practice-oriented seminar, students will develop advocacy skills that will enable them to effectively “make the case” for why the Administration and Congress should press China on the topic they’ve selected.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Waitlist Only
  • Seats Available: 0/15
  • PosTag(s): INST-IR, INST-CP

Russian Foreign Policy (IR)
AS.191.345 (01)

This course will explore the evolution of Russian Foreign Policy from Czarist times to the present. The main theme will be the question of continuity and change, as the course will seek to determine to what degree current Russian Foreign Policy is rooted in the Czarist(1613-1917) and Soviet(1917-1991) periods, and to what degree it has operated since 1991 on a new basis. The main emphasis of the course will be on Russia's relations with the United States and Europe, China, the Middle East and the countries of the former Soviet Union--especially Ukraine, the Baltic States, Transcaucasia and Central Asia. The course will conclude with an analysis of the Russian reaction to the Arab Spring and its impact both on Russian domestic politics and on Russian foreign policy.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 21/35
  • PosTag(s): POLI-IR, INST-IR, INST-CP

Contemporary International Politics
AS.190.108 (10)

An introduction to international politics. Emphasis will be on continuity and change in international politics and the causes of war and peace. The first half of the course will focus on events prior to the end of the Cold War, including the Peloponnesian War, the European balance of power, imperialism, the origins and consequences of WWI and WWII, and the Cold War. The second half will focus on international politics since 1990, including globalization, whether democracies produce peace, the impact of weapons of mass destruction, terrorism, and the prospects for peace in the 21st century. Theories of realism and liberalism will also be considered. This course was previously AS.190.209.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Reserved Open
  • Seats Available: 16/20
  • PosTag(s): POLI-IR

Freshman Seminar: By Any Means Necessary? Political Theories of Violence
AS.191.216 (01)

Questions of violence are as old as questions of politics itself. Are politics and violence essentially the same or is politics fundamentally non-violent? Is violence the only way to achieve political change? Has the state been a force for eliminating violence and securing freedom or has it only created more conflict? Who gets to define what counts as violent, and for what purposes? This course engages such questions through a theoretical lens, often focusing on political actors and activists responding on the ground to these pertinent questions. It asks students to reconsider what they normally think violence, non-violence, and politics are. We will particularly investigate this angle through the lens of race and colonialism—reading such figures as Michel Foucault, Franz Fanon, Mao Zedong, Gandhi, Martin Luther King Jr., Malcolm X, Angela Davis, and Ida B. Wells—as well as focusing on histories of state formation and state violence.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 19/19
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Democracy and Development: Theory and Cases
AS.190.382 (02)

Most wealthy countries are democracies. But not all democracies are wealthy—India, Costa Rica, and Mongolia are prominent examples of poor countries with democratic regimes. The course will examine the relation between economic development and political democratization under three big questions. (a) Under what conditions, and through which mechanisms, does economic development promote democracy? (b) If economic development is not possible in the foreseeable future, how do countries achieve stable democratization? (c) Under what conditions, and through which mechanisms, does democracy foster economic development?

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 17/20
  • PosTag(s): POLI-CP, INST-CP, INST-ECON

Sociology in Economic Life
AS.230.369 (01)

This course discusses how geopolitics, technology as well as social differentiation (such as race, class and gender) shape the structure of economic actions. Special attention will be paid to patterns of state-business relationship, labor processes, migrant economy, globalization and international division of labor.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Waitlist Only
  • Seats Available: 1/18
  • PosTag(s): INST-ECON, INST-PT

The Social Contract and its Discontents
AS.190.356 (01)

This course focuses on one of the most powerful stories told in the tradition of western political theory: the story of the social contract. This story is about the constitution of legitimate political authority. It is told in many ways and each version makes different assumptions, in particular about human nature, the power of reason, the value of order, and the character of justice. We examine this often-conflicting assumptions and explore how they continue to inform the way we think about the possibilities and problems of politics. Readings include texts by Arendt, Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau, Freud, Pateman, the Federalists, Derrida, and Douglass. Final grades are based on class participation, two exams and two papers.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 4/15
  • PosTag(s): POLI-PT, INST-PT

Introduction to American Politics
AS.190.101 (04)

This course examines the ideals and operation of the American political system. It seeks to understand how our institutions and politics work, why they work as they do, and what the consequences are for representative government in the United States. Emphasis is placed on the federal government and its electoral, legislative, and executive structures and processes. As useful and appropriate, attention is also given to the federal courts and to the role of the states. The purpose of the course is to understand and confront the character and problems of modern government in the United States in a highly polarized and plebiscitary era.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Reserved Open
  • Seats Available: 17/20
  • PosTag(s): INST-AP, POLI-AP

Research Tools for Global Sociology and Development
AS.230.265 (01)

This course will introduce students to a range of software programs that are critical for conducting social scientific research in the 21st century. Students will develop competency in the use of computer programs for statistical analysis, database management, the creation of maps and timelines, and the presentation of research reports. The course uses examples from ongoing social science faculty research projects at Johns Hopkins on global inequality and international development. Required for GSCD track students. Course previously titled "Research Tools and Technologies for the Social Sciences"

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 12/18
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Literature of the Great Recession
AS.215.417 (01)

The Great Recession—sometimes called the financial crisis or the economic crisis of 2008—brought financial markets to a halt and created significant political turmoil across the North Atlantic. But its impact on culture, and literature especially, has often been ignored. This seminar will travel across Europe, from Dublin to Madrid, from London to Reykjavík in order to examine how literature has registered this most recent economic crisis. We will focus on how crisis is narrated and the ways in which literary works have managed to provide a voice for marginalized social, economic, and political demands.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 6/16
  • PosTag(s): GRLL-ENGL, INST-ECON

Introduction to Political Theory
AS.190.180 (01)

An introduction to Euro-American political thought, with a focus on the role of language, rhetoric, and Eros within politics. Texts by Plato, Machiavelli, Hobbes, Walt Whitman, and Emma Goldman.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 9/20
  • PosTag(s): INST-PT, POLI-PT

Ecocinema: Framing Italy's Environmental Crises
AS.211.327 (01)

Over the past decade, growing numbers of filmmakers in Italy have addressed ecological crises in their work. This class takes an eco-critical approach to contemporary Italian cinema, examining a body of compelling place-centered stories that deal with local and global issues. Defining the scope of eco-cinema and the ways we can interrogate films as ecological texts, we shall screen earth-centered films that raise consciousness about the consequences of human manipulation of the natural world; the complicity of industry, government, and organized crime in creating environmental crises; and the effects of economic and social malaise. Screenings include iconic films such as Michelangelo Antonioni’s Red Desert (1963), more recent, critically acclaimed films such as Matteo Garrone’s Gomorrah (2008), Alice Rohrwacher’s Happy as Lazzaro (2018), and many others.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 7/12
  • PosTag(s): ENVS-MAJOR, ENVS-MINOR, INST-GLOBAL

Freshman Seminar: From Rabbis to Revolutionaries: Modern Jewish Identities
AS.211.217 (01)

Many Jews in the modern period abandoned the traditional religious way of life, but continued to identify strongly as Jews, and even those who remained committed to tradition had to adapt. Through the prism of the Yiddish language, the vernacular of Eastern European Jewry, this course will explore different ways in which Jews reacted to historical developments and embraced political and cultural movements of their time, from the founding of modern Yiddish theater in Romania, to the creation of a Jewish autonomous region in the far east of the Soviet Union, to the development of avant-garde poetry in New York. In addition to studying a wide range of texts—including fiction, poetry, memoir, song, and film—students will learn how to read the Yiddish alphabet, and will explore food culture by preparing a meal of Eastern European Jewish dishes. No prior knowledge of Yiddish is necessary for this course

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 12/12
  • PosTag(s): GRLL-ENGL, INST-GLOBAL

Democracy and Political Psychology: Ideals and Realities of Democratic Citizenship
AS.191.307 (01)

This course confronts the expectations of democratic theory regarding the way citizens should think and behave with findings from political psychology with respect to how they do think and behave. Divergences of the ideals and realities of democratic citizenship often seem quite glaring and discomforting. What are the conclusions we should draw from such mismatches? Should we simply accept them or is there something to be done about them? Alternatively, should democracy be redefined or abdicated altogether? The course will center on the experience of the advanced industrial democracies – the places where one would presume democracy to work best. In addition to addressing substantive questions, the course also aims to equip students with approaches, methods, and techniques they can use in conducting their own empirical research.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Waitlist Only
  • Seats Available: 0/18
  • PosTag(s): POLI-AP, POLI-CP, INST-AP, INST-CP, INST-PT

For the Record: Jazz Cultures of Modern France
AS.212.413 (01)

Across the 20th century, mainstream and avant-garde French culture was deeply impacted by the presence of African American musicians and performing artists hailing from the jazz tradition. From the Josephine Baker craze of the 1920s to the second post-war which welcomed the innovations of bebop and sixties-era free improvisation, metropolitan France proved a space where expatriate and exiled African Americans could both perpetuate the tradition and innovate by turns. At the same time, French taste-makers, critics, and musicians eager to adopt new forms and styles debated the extent to which American jazz music in its various strains could be made French. This course in transcultural French studies will feature readings in music criticism, history, and literature, as well as frequent close listening. It will culminate in an international symposium (to be held Nov. 15 and 16; attendance mandatory) uniting noted scholars and legendary jazz musicians. Although some background in French language and basic musical notation is desirable (students are encouraged to engage in original-source research), all core course readings will be provided in English.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 4/19
  • PosTag(s): GRLL-ENGL, GRLL-FREN, INST-GLOBAL

Contemporary International Politics
AS.190.108 (09)

An introduction to international politics. Emphasis will be on continuity and change in international politics and the causes of war and peace. The first half of the course will focus on events prior to the end of the Cold War, including the Peloponnesian War, the European balance of power, imperialism, the origins and consequences of WWI and WWII, and the Cold War. The second half will focus on international politics since 1990, including globalization, whether democracies produce peace, the impact of weapons of mass destruction, terrorism, and the prospects for peace in the 21st century. Theories of realism and liberalism will also be considered. This course was previously AS.190.209.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Reserved Open
  • Seats Available: 12/20
  • PosTag(s): POLI-IR

U.S. Foreign Policy
AS.190.227 (02)

This course will provide and analysis of US foreign policy with a focus on the interests, institutions, and ideas underpinning its development. While the course will offer a broader survey, the emphasis will be on important developments during the Cold War, such as the articulation of containment strategies and nuclear deterrence, and the analysis of contemporary foreign policy questions, including the problems of terrorism and failed states. In addition to security issues, attention will also be paid to significant developments in international trade policy.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Reserved Open
  • Seats Available: 16/20
  • PosTag(s): POLI-IR, INST-AP, INST-IR

Documentary Photography in a Changing China
AS.310.210 (01)

This course aims to inspire students to explore the impacts, meanings, and explanations of social transformation in contemporary China, via the lens of documentary photography. The photographic images of selective topics will include the products of photojournalism and documentary photography, and several documentary films, by both Chinese and non-Chinese photographers. While one picture is worth thousand words, one picture may also provoke countless interpretations. Students are strongly encouraged to read broadly about different aspects of social transformations in contemporary China, and to select and curate their own subjects of photo images. The spirit of comparative study of documentary photography of China and other parts of world will be strongly encouraged. Active class participation is imperative. A small exhibition on the campus will be organized by the Spring semester. The course is designed for upper division undergraduates. Cross-listed with Sociology and International Studies (CP).

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 9/19
  • PosTag(s): INST-CP

Finding Equality in Law and Society
AS.190.325 (01)

In this class, we will ask questions about the relationship between equality, law, and society. We will investigate how people have used law in their movements for greater equality, and ask whether law has served these movements well and how it has worked. We will pay particular attention to movements based on race, gender, and economic class.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Waitlist Only
  • Seats Available: 0/19
  • PosTag(s): SPOL-UL

U.S. Foreign Policy
AS.190.227 (06)

This course will provide and analysis of US foreign policy with a focus on the interests, institutions, and ideas underpinning its development. While the course will offer a broader survey, the emphasis will be on important developments during the Cold War, such as the articulation of containment strategies and nuclear deterrence, and the analysis of contemporary foreign policy questions, including the problems of terrorism and failed states. In addition to security issues, attention will also be paid to significant developments in international trade policy.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Reserved Open
  • Seats Available: 19/20
  • PosTag(s): POLI-IR, INST-AP, INST-IR

U.S. Foreign Policy
AS.190.227 (04)

This course will provide and analysis of US foreign policy with a focus on the interests, institutions, and ideas underpinning its development. While the course will offer a broader survey, the emphasis will be on important developments during the Cold War, such as the articulation of containment strategies and nuclear deterrence, and the analysis of contemporary foreign policy questions, including the problems of terrorism and failed states. In addition to security issues, attention will also be paid to significant developments in international trade policy.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Reserved Open
  • Seats Available: 18/20
  • PosTag(s): POLI-IR, INST-AP, INST-IR

Contemporary International Politics
AS.190.108 (01)

An introduction to international politics. Emphasis will be on continuity and change in international politics and the causes of war and peace. The first half of the course will focus on events prior to the end of the Cold War, including the Peloponnesian War, the European balance of power, imperialism, the origins and consequences of WWI and WWII, and the Cold War. The second half will focus on international politics since 1990, including globalization, whether democracies produce peace, the impact of weapons of mass destruction, terrorism, and the prospects for peace in the 21st century. Theories of realism and liberalism will also be considered. This course was previously AS.190.209.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Reserved Open
  • Seats Available: 10/20
  • PosTag(s): POLI-IR

The Executive Branch
AS.190.406 (01)

In the 19th Century America was noted for its courts, political parties and representative institutions. Today, America’s political parties and representative institutions have declined in importance while the institutions of the executive branch have increased in importance. This seminar will examine the nation’s key executive institutions and aspects of executive governance in the U.S. Students will alternate primary responsibility for week’s readings. Every student will prepare a 10-15 page review and critique of the books for which they are responsible in class.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 3/15
  • PosTag(s): INST-AP

Introduction to American Politics
AS.190.101 (05)

This course examines the ideals and operation of the American political system. It seeks to understand how our institutions and politics work, why they work as they do, and what the consequences are for representative government in the United States. Emphasis is placed on the federal government and its electoral, legislative, and executive structures and processes. As useful and appropriate, attention is also given to the federal courts and to the role of the states. The purpose of the course is to understand and confront the character and problems of modern government in the United States in a highly polarized and plebiscitary era.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Reserved Open
  • Seats Available: 15/20
  • PosTag(s): INST-AP, POLI-AP

La France Contemporaine
AS.212.353 (01)

Students will explore contemporary French society and culture through a wide variety of media: fiction and non-fiction readings (graphic novels, news periodicals, popular magazines), films, music, art, websites, and podcasts. A diverse range of hands-on activities in addition to guided readings will help students develop cultural awareness as we discuss topics such as education, politics, humor, sports, cuisine, immigration, slang, and national identity, as well as the historical factors that have influenced these facets of French and francophone culture. Recommended Course Background: AS.210.301 or AS.210.302 or permission of instructor.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 5/15
  • PosTag(s): INST-CP

Contemporary International Politics
AS.190.108 (04)

An introduction to international politics. Emphasis will be on continuity and change in international politics and the causes of war and peace. The first half of the course will focus on events prior to the end of the Cold War, including the Peloponnesian War, the European balance of power, imperialism, the origins and consequences of WWI and WWII, and the Cold War. The second half will focus on international politics since 1990, including globalization, whether democracies produce peace, the impact of weapons of mass destruction, terrorism, and the prospects for peace in the 21st century. Theories of realism and liberalism will also be considered. This course was previously AS.190.209.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Reserved Open
  • Seats Available: 10/20
  • PosTag(s): POLI-IR

Introduction to Political Theory
AS.190.180 (02)

An introduction to Euro-American political thought, with a focus on the role of language, rhetoric, and Eros within politics. Texts by Plato, Machiavelli, Hobbes, Walt Whitman, and Emma Goldman.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 14/20
  • PosTag(s): INST-PT, POLI-PT

U.S. Foreign Policy
AS.190.227 (01)

This course will provide and analysis of US foreign policy with a focus on the interests, institutions, and ideas underpinning its development. While the course will offer a broader survey, the emphasis will be on important developments during the Cold War, such as the articulation of containment strategies and nuclear deterrence, and the analysis of contemporary foreign policy questions, including the problems of terrorism and failed states. In addition to security issues, attention will also be paid to significant developments in international trade policy.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Reserved Open
  • Seats Available: 5/20
  • PosTag(s): POLI-IR, INST-AP, INST-IR

Brazilian Culture & Civilization
AS.211.394 (02)

The course is taught in English. No knowledge of Portuguese is required. This course is intended as an introduction to the culture and civilization of Brazil. It is designed to provide students with basic information about Brazilian history, art, literature, popular culture, theater, cinema, and music. The course will focus on how indigenous Asian, African, and European cultural influences have interacted to create the new and unique civilization that is Brazil today. The course is taught in English, but ONE extra credit will be given to students who wish to do the course work in Portuguese. Those wishing to do the course work in English for 3 credits should register for section 01. Those wishing to earn 4 credits by doing the course work in Portuguese should register for section 02. The sections will be taught simultaneously. Section 01: 3 credits Section 02: 4 credits (instructor’s permission required)

  • Credits: 4.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Approval Required
  • Seats Available: 2/2
  • PosTag(s): INST-NWHIST, INST-GLOBAL, GRLL-ENGL

Contemporary International Politics
AS.190.108 (08)

An introduction to international politics. Emphasis will be on continuity and change in international politics and the causes of war and peace. The first half of the course will focus on events prior to the end of the Cold War, including the Peloponnesian War, the European balance of power, imperialism, the origins and consequences of WWI and WWII, and the Cold War. The second half will focus on international politics since 1990, including globalization, whether democracies produce peace, the impact of weapons of mass destruction, terrorism, and the prospects for peace in the 21st century. Theories of realism and liberalism will also be considered. This course was previously AS.190.209.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Reserved Open
  • Seats Available: 11/20
  • PosTag(s): POLI-IR

Geopolitics
AS.190.451 (01)

Intensive exploration of theories of how geography, ecology, and technology shape political orders. Case studies of ancient, early modern, global, and contemporary topics, including European ascent, industrial revolution, tropics and North South divide, climate change, geo-engineering and global commons (oceans, atmosphere and orbital space

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 3/30
  • PosTag(s): POLI-PT, INST-IR, INST-PT, ENVS-MAJOR, ENVS-MINOR

An Interdisciplinary Introduction to the Study of Latin America
AS.215.309 (01)

The course is an interdisciplinary introduction to the study of Latin America. It brings together archeology, ethno-history, art history, literature and environmental studies.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 1/19
  • PosTag(s): GRLL-ENGL, GRLL-SPAN, INST-GLOBAL, INST-CP

Introduction to American Politics
AS.190.101 (06)

This course examines the ideals and operation of the American political system. It seeks to understand how our institutions and politics work, why they work as they do, and what the consequences are for representative government in the United States. Emphasis is placed on the federal government and its electoral, legislative, and executive structures and processes. As useful and appropriate, attention is also given to the federal courts and to the role of the states. The purpose of the course is to understand and confront the character and problems of modern government in the United States in a highly polarized and plebiscitary era.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Reserved Open
  • Seats Available: 12/17
  • PosTag(s): INST-AP, POLI-AP

Philosophical Conceptions of the Infinite
AS.300.315 (01)

What is the infinite? Can we comprehend it? Can we experience it? In this course we will explore various ways in which philosophers in the western tradition have answered questions such as these. In the first half of the semester, we will examine theoretical treatments of the infinite that inform how we understand the fabric of our world, from the ordinary objects around us to more sublime concepts of God, space, time, and mathematics. In the second half, we will turn to arguments in aesthetics and ethics that reveal an interplay between infinity and finitude occurring before our very eyes. Philosophers we will cover include Descartes, Spinoza, Locke, Kant, Hegel, Russell, Levinas, and Arendt. Throughout, we will ask such fundamental questions as, what is the starting point of philosophy? what is its methodology? what can it achieve in terms of knowledge? and in terms of practice?

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 4/15
  • PosTag(s): INST-PT

The University and Society
AS.190.471 (01)

In the 20th century, American universities became the envy of the world, leading in most categories of scholarly productivity and attracting students from every nation. In recent years, though, American higher education has come to face a number of challenges including rapidly rising costs, administrative bloat, corporatization and moocification. We will examine the problems and promises of American higher education, the political struggles within the university and the place of the university in the larger society. Upper classes and Grad Students only.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Waitlist Only
  • Seats Available: 0/15
  • PosTag(s): INST-AP

Panorama of German Thought
AS.211.265 (02)

This course explores the rich terrain of German literature and philosophical thought, from the Enlightenment to today. At each meeting, we will investigate canonical texts of the German intellectual tradition, with an eye to establishing their well-deserved place in wider, global discourses. In this way, we will learn to think critically with these important literary and philosophical texts from German-speaking lands as a means of viewing and appreciating the full panorama of German thought. Authors discussed may include Kant, Goethe, Schiller, Hegel, Kleist, Heine, Fontane, Nietzsche, Freud, Kafka, Heidegger, Mann and Bernhard. Readings and discussion will be in English. German is appreciated but not required. Students have the option of an additional hour of German discussion (to be scheduled at a mutually agreed time) and doing all the assignments in German for German-language credit (3+1) towards the major or minor. Students interested in that option should register for section 2.

  • Credits: 4.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 1/5
  • PosTag(s): GRLL-ENGL, GRLL-GERM, INST-PT

Southeast Asia and US Security
AS.310.305 (01)

This survey course is designed to introduce students to Southeast Asia -- the ten member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) plus Australia and New Zealand. Southeast Asia is an integral part of the broader region of East Asia and a geographic bridge to the Indian subcontinent (South Asia). Southeast Asia has been one of the great success stories in the saga of modernization and development of post-colonial Afro-Asia over the last six decades. Its resulting economic importance is matched by its strategic significance given the presence of imbedded jihadist networks and the emergence of China as a regional great power and aspirant superpower. Nevertheless, the region has been largely overlooked by senior foreign policy and defense officials in Washington. This course will equip students to fill that void by examining the region from the perspective of national security strategy -- broadly understood in its multiple dimensions. Students will be challenged to formulate some element of a viable U.S. national security strategy for the region.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 2/19
  • PosTag(s): INST-CP, INST-IR

Schooling, Racial Inequality and Public Policy in America
AS.230.385 (01)

After examining alternative explanations for why individuals obtain different amounts and types of educational training, the course focuses on how an individual’s family background and race affect his or her trajectory through the educational system. The course covers the specific challenges that have confronted urban schooling in America since the 1960s, including the classic literature on the effects of school and community resources on student achievement as well as the development and later evaluation of school desegregation policies. The course also considers case studies of current policy debates in the US, such as housing segregation and school resegregation, voucher programs for school choice, and the motivation for and consequences of the establishment of state-mandated testing requirements. Throughout the course, emphasis is placed upon the alternative modes of inquiry and writing which opposing scholars, policymakers, and journalists use to address these contentious topics.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Waitlist Only
  • Seats Available: 1/15
  • PosTag(s): INST-AP, SPOL-UL

Social Theory
AS.230.213 (01)

This course will focus on four classical theorists whose ideas have greatly influenced the ways we study society: Karl Marx, Max Weber, Emile Durkheim, and W. E. B. Du Bois. The course is devoted to understanding how each theorist understood the origin, structure, and historical dynamics of modern societies. In addition to comparing their theories, we will use them to analyze current social issues, including those involving social inequality, conflict, cohesion, and change.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Waitlist Only
  • Seats Available: 0/25
  • PosTag(s): INST-PT, GECS-SOCSCI

The Politics of Global Development
AS.190.245 (01)

Development is often assumed to be an economic issue. In this course we examine the politics of development on a global scale. We begin by looking at the colonial and Cold War histories of development. We then use these histories to contextualise contemporary development issues that directly affect international relations such as aid and debt, humanitarianism, food security, land “grabs”, migration and indigenous rights. The course also seeks to understand the ways in which the issues underlying global development have always connected and continue to connect the peoples and polities of the Global North and Global South.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Waitlist Only
  • Seats Available: 0/19
  • PosTag(s): INST-IR, INST-ECON

Introduction to Korean History and Culture
AS.310.106 (01)

This course offers a comprehensive overview of Korean history and culture from ancient times to the modern era. Through primary, secondary, and audio-visual sources, students will become familiar not only with the overall contours of the entirety of Korean history, but also with its cultural and religious legacy. The course combines lectures and class discussions.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Reserved Open
  • Seats Available: 5/18
  • PosTag(s): INST-GLOBAL, INST-NWHIST

Topics in International Macroeconomics and Finance
AS.180.303 (01)

The course will review selected topics in international macroeconomics and finance. The topics for the Fall of 2019 include: financial globalization; international portfolio diversification; capital account liberalization and the choice of the exchange rate regime in emerging markets; the global financial safety net; macroeconomic adjustment in the euro area.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 1/30
  • PosTag(s): INST-ECON

U.S. Foreign Policy
AS.190.227 (03)

This course will provide and analysis of US foreign policy with a focus on the interests, institutions, and ideas underpinning its development. While the course will offer a broader survey, the emphasis will be on important developments during the Cold War, such as the articulation of containment strategies and nuclear deterrence, and the analysis of contemporary foreign policy questions, including the problems of terrorism and failed states. In addition to security issues, attention will also be paid to significant developments in international trade policy.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Reserved Open
  • Seats Available: 18/20
  • PosTag(s): POLI-IR, INST-AP, INST-IR

Brazilian Culture & Civilization
AS.211.394 (01)

The course is taught in English. No knowledge of Portuguese is required. This course is intended as an introduction to the culture and civilization of Brazil. It is designed to provide students with basic information about Brazilian history, art, literature, popular culture, theater, cinema, and music. The course will focus on how indigenous Asian, African, and European cultural influences have interacted to create the new and unique civilization that is Brazil today. The course is taught in English, but ONE extra credit will be given to students who wish to do the course work in Portuguese. Those wishing to do the course work in English for 3 credits should register for section 01. Those wishing to earn 4 credits by doing the course work in Portuguese should register for section 02. The sections will be taught simultaneously. Section 01: 3 credits Section 02: 4 credits (instructor’s permission required)

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Upper Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Waitlist Only
  • Seats Available: 1/33
  • PosTag(s): INST-NWHIST, INST-GLOBAL, GRLL-ENGL

Chinese Revolutions
AS.230.175 (01)

This course introduces the origins, operation and impacts of five major revolutions in modern China between 1850 and 1950. These include the Taiping Rebellion, the republican revolutions, federalist and southern automatic movements, labor strikes as well as peasant rebellions. It draws on the existing historiography that examines China’s transition from an empire to a republic, impacts of western and Japanese influences to China, as well as the continuity and change of Chinese social organizations. Cross list with International Studies and East Asian Studies. Fulfills IS History requirement.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
  • Status: Waitlist Only
  • Seats Available: 0/18
  • PosTag(s): INST-NWHIST, INST-CP, INST-GLOBAL

Course # (Section) Title Day/Times Instructor Room PosTag(s) Info
AS.100.102 (02)The Medieval WorldMW 10:00AM - 10:50AM, F 10:00AM - 10:50AMSpiegel, Gabrielle MOlin 305HIST-EUROPE
AS.070.295 (02)Conflict and Security in a Global WorldT 10:30AM - 11:45AM, Th 10:30AM - 11:45AMDas, VeenaAmes 234INST-IR
AS.070.336 (01)Enthnographic Perspectives on BrazilTTh 12:00PM - 1:15PMAngelini, AlessandroMergenthaler 426INST-CP
AS.100.102 (01)The Medieval WorldMW 10:00AM - 10:50AM, F 10:00AM - 10:50AMSpiegel, Gabrielle MOlin 305HIST-EUROPE
AS.100.102 (03)The Medieval WorldMW 10:00AM - 10:50AM, F 11:00AM - 11:50AMSpiegel, Gabrielle MOlin 305HIST-EUROPE
AS.070.212 (01)Making of Minority in South AsiaTTh 9:00AM - 10:15AMAsif, Ghazal Ghazal AsifMergenthaler 426INST-CP
AS.070.267 (01)Culture, Religion and Politics in IranTh 1:30PM - 4:00PMHaeri, NiloofarMergenthaler 426INST-GLOBAL, INST-NWHIST, INST-CP, ISLM-ISLMST
AS.070.295 (01)Conflict and Security in a Global WorldT 10:30AM - 11:45AM, Th 10:30AM - 11:45AMDas, VeenaAmes 234INST-IR
AS.070.359 (01)Korean WarW 1:30PM - 4:00PMHan, Clara INST-GLOBAL, INST-NWHIST
AS.070.380 (01)Slumworld: Life in informal SettlementsTh 1:30PM - 4:00PMProcupez, Valeria INST-GLOBAL, INST-NWHIST, INST-CP
AS.100.102 (04)The Medieval WorldMW 10:00AM - 10:50AM, F 11:00AM - 11:50AMSpiegel, Gabrielle MOlin 305HIST-EUROPE
AS.100.104 (01)Modern Europe and the Wider WorldMW 11:00AM - 11:50AM, F 10:00AM - 10:50AMHindmarch-Watson, KatieLevering ArellanoHIST-EUROPE
AS.100.373 (01)Crime, Punishment, Felony and Freedom: Law and Society in Pre-Modern EnglandMW 12:00PM - 1:15PMLester, AnneGilman 219HIST-EUROPE, INST-GLOBAL
AS.100.374 (01)Conquest, Conversion, and Language Change in the Middle AgesMW 12:00PM - 1:15PMEl-leithy, TamerGilman 10INST-GLOBAL, INST-NWHIST, ISLM-ISLMST, HIST-MIDEST, HIST-ASIA, HIST-EUROPE
AS.100.376 (01)The Haitian Revolution in Global PerspectiveTTh 12:00PM - 1:15PMGaffield, Meredith MichelleGilman 186HIST-EUROPE, HIST-AFRICA, HIST-LATAM
AS.100.391 (01)Impeachments and Beyond: Law, Justice, and Politics in Latin AmericaTTh 4:30PM - 5:45PMCaso Bello, AlvaroAmes 234HIST-LATAM, HIST-EUROPE, INST-CP, POLI-AP
AS.100.104 (02)Modern Europe and the Wider WorldMW 11:00AM - 11:50AM, F 10:00AM - 10:50AMHindmarch-Watson, KatieLevering ArellanoHIST-EUROPE
AS.100.104 (03)Modern Europe and the Wider WorldMW 11:00AM - 11:50AM, F 11:00AM - 11:50AMHindmarch-Watson, KatieLevering ArellanoHIST-EUROPE
AS.100.104 (04)Modern Europe and the Wider WorldMW 11:00AM - 11:50AM, F 11:00AM - 11:50AMHindmarch-Watson, KatieLevering ArellanoHIST-EUROPE
AS.100.113 (01)Making America: Race, Radicalism, and ReformMW 11:00AM - 11:50AM, F 11:00AM - 11:50AMWalters, RonaldOlin 305HIST-US
AS.100.113 (02)Making America: Race, Radicalism, and ReformMW 11:00AM - 11:50AM, F 11:00AM - 11:50AMWalters, RonaldOlin 305HIST-US
AS.100.113 (03)Making America: Race, Radicalism, and ReformMW 11:00AM - 11:50AM, F 12:00PM - 12:50PMWalters, RonaldOlin 305HIST-US
AS.100.113 (04)Making America: Race, Radicalism, and ReformMW 11:00AM - 11:50AM, F 12:00PM - 12:50PMWalters, RonaldOlin 305HIST-US
AS.100.123 (01)Introduction to African History: Diversity, Mobility, InnovationMW 12:00PM - 1:15PMLarson, Pier MGilman 17HIST-AFRICA
AS.100.130 (01)Freshman Seminar: US-USSR Cold WarTh 1:30PM - 4:00PMBrooks, Jeffrey PGilman 186HIST-EUROPE
AS.100.170 (01)Chinese Cultural RevolutionMW 11:00AM - 11:50AM, F 11:00AM - 11:50AMMeyer-Fong, TobieGilman 132HIST-ASIA
AS.100.170 (02)Chinese Cultural RevolutionMW 11:00AM - 11:50AM, F 12:00PM - 12:50PMMeyer-Fong, TobieGilman 132HIST-ASIA
AS.100.223 (01)Coffee and Calico: Global Commerce in the Age of RevolutionTTh 10:30AM - 11:45AMWaxman, RachelShriver Hall 001HIST-EUROPE, INST-GLOBAL
AS.100.233 (01)History of Modern GermanyTTh 1:30PM - 2:45PMHarms, Victoria ElizabethGilman 55HIST-EUROPE, INST-GLOBAL
AS.100.273 (01)A Comparative History of Jewish and Christian MysticismMW 1:30PM - 2:45PMMaciejko, Pawel TadeuszGilman 277HIST-EUROPE, HIST-MIDEST, INST-GLOBAL
AS.100.331 (01)Reading through Things: Early Modern Chinese Medicine, Technology, and ArtTTh 9:00AM - 10:15AMJi, XiaoqianGilman 413HIST-ASIA, INST-GLOBAL
AS.100.348 (01)20th-Century ChinaTTh 10:30AM - 11:45AMRowe, William TGilman 132INST-GLOBAL, INST-NWHIST, HIST-ASIA
AS.100.361 (01)Age of TolstoyT 1:30PM - 4:00PMBrooks, Jeffrey PGilman 219INST-GLOBAL, INST-NWHIST, HIST-EUROPE
AS.100.371 (01)Modernity, Catastrophe, and Power in Jewish History: 1881 to the PresentW 1:30PM - 4:00PMMoss, KennethGilman 308INST-GLOBAL, HIST-MIDEST, HIST-EUROPE, HIST-US
AS.100.444 (01)Migrants and Refugees in AfricaW 3:00PM - 5:30PMLarson, Pier MGilman 400HIST-AFRICA, INST-GLOBAL, INST-CP
AS.100.482 (01)Historiography Modern ChinaW 1:30PM - 4:00PMRowe, William TGilman 77INST-GLOBAL, INST-NWHIST, HIST-ASIA
AS.100.497 (01)The Year 1968: Rebels, Revolutions & the Right-Wing BacklashW 4:30PM - 7:00PMHarms, Victoria ElizabethGilman 377HIST-EUROPE, INST-GLOBAL, HIST-US
AS.130.216 (01)History of the Jews in Modern Times, from the Middle Ages to 1917TTh 9:00AM - 10:15AMKatz, DavidSmokler Center LibraryINST-GLOBAL, INST-NWHIST
AS.180.101 (01)Elements of MacroeconomicsWF 9:00AM - 9:50AM, M 9:00AM - 9:50AMBarbera, RobertHodson 110GECS-SOCSCI
AS.180.101 (04)Elements of MacroeconomicsWF 9:00AM - 9:50AM, M 10:00AM - 10:50AMBarbera, RobertHodson 110GECS-SOCSCI
AS.180.101 (05)Elements of MacroeconomicsWF 9:00AM - 9:50AM, M 10:00AM - 10:50AMBarbera, RobertHodson 110GECS-SOCSCI
AS.180.101 (06)Elements of MacroeconomicsWF 9:00AM - 9:50AM, M 10:00AM - 10:50AMBarbera, RobertHodson 110GECS-SOCSCI
AS.180.101 (07)Elements of MacroeconomicsWF 9:00AM - 9:50AM, T 10:30AM - 11:20AMBarbera, RobertHodson 110GECS-SOCSCI
AS.180.101 (08)Elements of MacroeconomicsWF 9:00AM - 9:50AM, T 10:30AM - 11:20AMBarbera, RobertHodson 110GECS-SOCSCI
AS.180.101 (11)Elements of MacroeconomicsWF 9:00AM - 9:50AM, T 10:30AM - 11:20AMBarbera, RobertHodson 110GECS-SOCSCI
AS.180.101 (13)Elements of MacroeconomicsWF 9:00AM - 9:50AM, T 10:30AM - 11:20AMBarbera, RobertHodson 110GECS-SOCSCI
AS.180.101 (14)Elements of MacroeconomicsWF 9:00AM - 9:50AM, M 12:00PM - 12:50PMBarbera, RobertHodson 110GECS-SOCSCI
AS.180.101 (15)Elements of MacroeconomicsWF 9:00AM - 9:50AM, M 12:00PM - 12:50PMBarbera, RobertHodson 110GECS-SOCSCI
AS.180.101 (16)Elements of MacroeconomicsWF 9:00AM - 9:50AM, M 12:00PM - 12:50PMBarbera, RobertHodson 110GECS-SOCSCI
AS.180.101 (20)Elements of MacroeconomicsWF 9:00AM - 9:50AM, M 12:00PM - 12:50PMBarbera, RobertHodson 110GECS-SOCSCI
AS.180.101 (21)Elements of MacroeconomicsWF 9:00AM - 9:50AM, T 1:30PM - 2:20PMBarbera, RobertHodson 110GECS-SOCSCI
AS.180.101 (22)Elements of MacroeconomicsWF 9:00AM - 9:50AM, T 1:30PM - 2:20PMBarbera, RobertHodson 110GECS-SOCSCI
AS.180.101 (23)Elements of MacroeconomicsWF 9:00AM - 9:50AM, M 9:00AM - 9:50AMBarbera, RobertHodson 110GECS-SOCSCI
AS.180.101 (24)Elements of MacroeconomicsWF 9:00AM - 9:50AM, M 9:00AM - 9:50AMBarbera, RobertHodson 110GECS-SOCSCI
AS.180.217 (01)Game Theory in Social SciencesTTh 10:30AM - 11:45AMChen, YingAmes 218INST-ECON
AS.180.228 (01)Economic DevelopmentMW 1:30PM - 2:45PM, M 3:00PM - 3:50PMGersovitz, MarkLatrobe 107INST-ECON
AS.180.241 (01)International TradeTTh 3:00PM - 4:15PMDasgupta, SomasreeHodson 210INST-ECON, GECS-SOCSCI
AS.180.261 (01)Monetary AnalysisTTh 10:30AM - 11:45AMPoliakova, LudmilaLatrobe 107INST-ECON
AS.180.261 (02)Monetary AnalysisTTh 1:30PM - 2:45PMPoliakova, LudmilaLatrobe 107INST-ECON
AS.180.266 (01)Financial Markets and InstitutionsTTh 1:30PM - 2:45PMWright, Jonathan HShaffer 304INST-ECON
AS.100.423 (01)Multiethnic JapanTh 1:30PM - 4:00PMKim, HayangGilman 313HIST-ASIA, INST-GLOBAL, INST-NWHIST
AS.180.101 (12)Elements of MacroeconomicsWF 9:00AM - 9:50AM, T 10:30AM - 11:20AMBarbera, RobertHodson 110GECS-SOCSCI
AS.100.408 (01)Theorizing the Age of Enormity: Social Theory and the History of the 20th CenturyT 1:30PM - 4:00PMMoss, KennethMudd 26INST-GLOBAL, INST-PT
AS.180.101 (19)Elements of MacroeconomicsWF 9:00AM - 9:50AM, M 12:00PM - 12:50PMBarbera, RobertHodson 110GECS-SOCSCI
AS.180.101 (10)Elements of MacroeconomicsWF 9:00AM - 9:50AM, T 10:30AM - 11:20AMBarbera, RobertHodson 110GECS-SOCSCI
AS.180.101 (18)Elements of MacroeconomicsWF 9:00AM - 9:50AM, M 12:00PM - 12:50PMBarbera, RobertHodson 110GECS-SOCSCI
AS.180.101 (17)Elements of MacroeconomicsWF 9:00AM - 9:50AM, M 12:00PM - 12:50PMBarbera, RobertHodson 110GECS-SOCSCI
AS.180.101 (09)Elements of MacroeconomicsWF 9:00AM - 9:50AM, T 10:30AM - 11:20AMBarbera, RobertHodson 110GECS-SOCSCI
AS.180.101 (02)Elements of MacroeconomicsWF 9:00AM - 9:50AM, M 9:00AM - 9:50AMBarbera, RobertHodson 110GECS-SOCSCI
AS.362.314 (01)Police and Prisons in Comparative PerspectiveMW 3:00PM - 4:15PMSchrader, Stuart LaurenceRemsen Hall 1AFRS-AFAMER, INST-CP, INST-AP
AS.310.401 (01)Authoritarianism, Democracy, and Economic Development: Korea, Indonesia, and MyanmarT 3:00PM - 5:30PMDore, Giovanna Maria DoraKrieger 304INST-CP
AS.100.413 (01)London 1580-1830: The History of Britain's capital cityTTh 10:30AM - 11:45AMMarshall, John WKrieger 178INST-GLOBAL, HIST-EUROPE
AS.180.101 (03)Elements of MacroeconomicsWF 9:00AM - 9:50AM, M 12:00PM - 12:50PMBarbera, RobertHodson 110GECS-SOCSCI
AS.310.322 (01)Korean History Through Film and LiteratureW 4:00PM - 6:20PMKim, NuriGreenhouse 113INST-GLOBAL
AS.310.402 (01)Labor Politics in ChinaTh 1:30PM - 4:00PMHe, GaochaoKrieger 306INST-CP, INST-GLOBAL, INST-NWHIST
AS.190.382 (03)Democracy and Development: Theory and CasesMW 3:00PM - 3:50PM, F 12:00PM - 12:50PMMazzuca, Sebastian LHackerman B 17POLI-CP, INST-CP, INST-ECON
AS.190.381 (01)Global Environmental PoliticsTh 1:30PM - 4:00PMAllan, BentleyGilman 377ENVS-MAJOR, ENVS-MINOR, INST-IR
AS.180.361 (01)Rich Countries, Poor CountriesTTh 12:00PM - 1:15PMDasgupta, SomasreeHodson 203
AS.215.390 (01)Modern Spanish CultureMW 12:00PM - 1:15PMGonzalez, EduardoGilman 134GRLL-SPAN, INST-CP, INST-GLOBAL
AS.190.180 (03)Introduction to Political TheoryMW 9:00AM - 9:50AM, F 9:00AM - 9:50AMBennett, JaneMergenthaler 111INST-PT, POLI-PT
AS.230.317 (01)Sociology of ImmigrationMW 4:30PM - 5:45PMHao, LingxinGilman 134SPOL-UL, INST-IR
AS.191.309 (01)The Politics of ConversationTTh 4:30PM - 5:45PMHiggins, Christopher JamesGilman 277INST-PT, POLI-PT
AS.190.101 (02)Introduction to American PoliticsTTh 12:00PM - 12:50PM, F 9:00AM - 9:50AMLieberman, Robert CRemsen Hall 101INST-AP, POLI-AP
AS.190.101 (07)Introduction to American PoliticsTTh 12:00PM - 12:50PM, F 12:00PM - 12:50PMLieberman, Robert CRemsen Hall 101INST-AP, POLI-AP
AS.190.329 (01)National Security-Nuclear AgeTTh 3:00PM - 4:15PMDavid, Steven RBloomberg 172INST-IR
AS.190.101 (03)Introduction to American PoliticsTTh 12:00PM - 12:50PM, F 10:00AM - 10:50AMLieberman, Robert CRemsen Hall 101INST-AP, POLI-AP
AS.190.382 (01)Democracy and Development: Theory and CasesMW 3:00PM - 3:50PM, F 1:30PM - 2:20PMMazzuca, Sebastian LHackerman B 17POLI-CP, INST-CP, INST-ECON
AS.190.108 (03)Contemporary International PoliticsMW 1:30PM - 2:20PM, W 3:00PM - 3:50PMDavid, Steven RHodson 110POLI-IR
AS.191.335 (01)Arab-Israeli Conflict (IR)M 4:00PM - 6:30PMFreedman, RobertGilman 55INST-IR, INST-CP, ISLM-ISLMST
AS.194.205 (01)Islamic Mysticism: Traditions, Legacies, PoliticsW 1:30PM - 4:00PMZiad, HomayraLatrobe 120INST-GLOBAL, INST-NWHIST, ISLM-ISLMST
AS.190.101 (08)Introduction to American PoliticsTTh 12:00PM - 12:50PM, F 1:30PM - 2:20PMLieberman, Robert CRemsen Hall 101INST-AP, POLI-AP
AS.211.265 (01)Panorama of German ThoughtTTh 4:30PM - 5:45PMDornbach, MartonGilman 313GRLL-ENGL, GRLL-GERM, INST-PT
AS.230.405 (01)NeoliberalismT 1:30PM - 4:00PMHung, Ho-FungGilman 313INST-AP, INST-ECON
AS.230.370 (01)Housing and Homelessness in the United StatesTTh 1:30PM - 2:45PMGreif, MeredithHodson 301INST-AP, SPOL-UL
AS.180.355 (01)Economics of Poverty/InequalityTTh 10:30AM - 11:45AMMoffitt, Robert AHodson 203SPOL-UL
AS.190.108 (02)Contemporary International PoliticsMW 1:30PM - 2:20PM, F 1:30PM - 2:20PMDavid, Steven RHodson 110POLI-IR
AS.190.333 (01)American Constitutional LawTTh 10:30AM - 11:45AMZackin, EmilyMaryland 104INST-AP, POLI-AP
AS.300.366 (01)Russian Avant-Garde CinemaTTh 10:30AM - 11:45AMEakin Moss, AnneGilman 208INST-GLOBAL
AS.190.180 (04)Introduction to Political TheoryMW 9:00AM - 9:50AM, F 10:00AM - 10:50AMBennett, JaneMergenthaler 111INST-PT, POLI-PT
AS.215.412 (01)PopulismT 3:00PM - 5:30PMSeguin, Becquer DGilman 186INST-GLOBAL, INST-PT
AS.190.443 (01)Politics of Outer SpaceT 4:00PM - 6:30PMDeudney, Daniel HoraceGilman 55POLI-IR, INST-IR, POLI-RSCH
AS.190.101 (01)Introduction to American PoliticsTTh 12:00PM - 12:50PM, F 9:00AM - 9:50AMLieberman, Robert CRemsen Hall 101INST-AP, POLI-AP
AS.190.379 (01)Nationalism and the Politics of IdentityW 1:30PM - 3:50PMKocher, Matthew AMergenthaler 266POLI-CP, POLI-IR, INST-PT, INST-CP
AS.190.108 (07)Contemporary International PoliticsMW 1:30PM - 2:20PM, Th 3:00PM - 3:50PMDavid, Steven RHodson 110POLI-IR
AS.230.150 (01)Issues in International DevelopmentM 1:30PM - 4:00PMAgarwala, RinaAmes 218GECS-SOCSCI
AS.180.289 (01)Economics of HealthM 3:30PM - 6:00PMBishai, David MHodson 110INST-ECON, PHIL-BIOETH, SPOL-UL
AS.230.397 (01)The Political Economy of Drugs and Drug WarsMW 3:00PM - 4:15PMThornton, ChristyGilman 219INST-ECON, INST-CP, INST-IR, INST-GLOBAL, INST-NWHIST
AS.190.227 (05)U.S. Foreign PolicyMW 11:00AM - 11:50AM, F 11:00AM - 11:50AMSchmidt, SebastianMergenthaler 111POLI-IR, INST-AP, INST-IR
AS.230.335 (02)Medical HumanitarianismMW 3:00PM - 4:15PMNaveh Benjamin, IlilKrieger 300INST-IR
AS.211.224 (01)Made in Italy: Italian style in contextMW 3:00PM - 4:15PMProietti, LeonardoShriver Hall 104GRLL-ENGL, GRLL-ITAL, INST-GLOBAL
AS.190.382 (04)Democracy and Development: Theory and CasesMW 3:00PM - 3:50PM, F 1:30PM - 2:20PMMazzuca, Sebastian LHackerman B 17POLI-CP, INST-CP, INST-ECON
AS.190.452 (01)Party Politics from the Founding to the ProgressivesT 1:30PM - 4:00PMSchlozman, DanielGilman 277POLI-AP, INST-AP
AS.194.105 (01)Islam and its Cultural and Religious Diversity, 600-1600MWF 1:30PM - 2:20PMFerrario, GabrieleShaffer 300ISLM-ISLMST, INST-GLOBAL
AS.230.395 (01)Contemporary Social TheoryF 3:00PM - 5:30PMAgarwala, RinaHodson 303INST-CP, INST-PT
AS.190.108 (05)Contemporary International PoliticsMW 1:30PM - 2:20PM, W 4:00PM - 4:50PMDavid, Steven RHodson 110POLI-IR
AS.190.108 (06)Contemporary International PoliticsMW 1:30PM - 2:20PM, Th 3:00PM - 3:50PMDavid, Steven RHodson 110POLI-IR
AS.191.333 (01)Dictatorship, Dissidence and Democracy: Central Europe in the 20th CenturyStaff INST-CP, INST-GLOBAL
AS.230.335 (01)Medical HumanitarianismMW 12:00PM - 1:15PMNaveh Benjamin, IlilShriver Hall 104INST-IR
AS.180.390 (01)Health Economics & Developing CountriesT 3:00PM - 5:30PMGersovitz, MarkShriver Hall 001
AS.190.331 (01)America and the WorldM 1:30PM - 4:00PMSchmidt, SebastianShriver Hall 001POLI-IR, INST-AP, INST-IR
AS.191.406 (01)Capitalism: Politics and Political Thought in a Market EconomyM 1:30PM - 4:00PMDutkiewicz, JanGilman 381POLI-PT, POLI-AP, INST-PT, INST-ECON, INST-AP
AS.230.393 (01)Global Health and Human RightsTTh 1:30PM - 2:45PMNaveh Benjamin, IlilGilman 75INST-IR
AS.211.333 (01)The Holocaust in Film and LiteratureW 1:30PM - 4:00PMSpinner, Samuel JacobGilman 217INST-GLOBAL
AS.230.244 (01)Race and Ethnicity in American SocietyTTh 4:30PM - 5:45PMGreif, MeredithHodson 313INST-AP, SPOL-UL
AS.190.402 (01)Environmental RacismW 1:30PM - 4:00PMBrendese, Philip Joseph, III.Greenhouse 113ENVS-MAJOR, ENVS-MINOR, INST-PT
AS.190.338 (01)Comparative Political BehaviorTTh 1:30PM - 2:45PMKatz, Richard StephenSmokler Center 301INST-CP, POLI-CP
AS.190.426 (01)Qualitative ResearchT 2:00PM - 4:30PMLawrence, Adria K, Parkinson, SarahMergenthaler 366
AS.215.380 (01)Modern Latin American CultureTTh 3:00PM - 4:15PMGonzalez, EduardoGilman 134INST-GLOBAL, INST-NWHIST, INST-CP
AS.300.237 (01)Freshman Seminar: Tolstoy's War and PeaceTh 1:30PM - 4:00PMEakin Moss, AnneGilman 208INST-GLOBAL
AS.310.302 (01)Human Rights in China and U.S. Policy: Advocacy Opportunities and ChallengesTh 3:00PM - 5:30PMWorden, Andrea JoanGilman 75INST-IR, INST-CP
AS.191.345 (01)Russian Foreign Policy (IR)W 4:00PM - 6:30PMFreedman, RobertMaryland 201POLI-IR, INST-IR, INST-CP
AS.190.108 (10)Contemporary International PoliticsMW 1:30PM - 2:20PM, Th 4:00PM - 4:50PMDavid, Steven RHodson 110POLI-IR
AS.191.216 (01)Freshman Seminar: By Any Means Necessary? Political Theories of ViolenceMW 4:30PM - 5:45PMLester, Quinn AMaryland 114
AS.190.382 (02)Democracy and Development: Theory and CasesMW 3:00PM - 3:50PM, F 12:00PM - 12:50PMMazzuca, Sebastian LHackerman B 17POLI-CP, INST-CP, INST-ECON
AS.230.369 (01)Sociology in Economic LifeTTh 10:30AM - 11:45AMKuo, Huei-YingSmokler Center 301INST-ECON, INST-PT
AS.190.356 (01)The Social Contract and its DiscontentsTTh 12:00PM - 1:15PMCulbert, JenniferSmokler Center 301POLI-PT, INST-PT
AS.190.101 (04)Introduction to American PoliticsTTh 12:00PM - 12:50PM, F 10:00AM - 10:50AMLieberman, Robert CRemsen Hall 101INST-AP, POLI-AP
AS.230.265 (01)Research Tools for Global Sociology and DevelopmentTTh 3:00PM - 4:15PMKang, MinhyoungKrieger 108
AS.215.417 (01)Literature of the Great RecessionM 3:00PM - 5:30PMSeguin, Becquer DBloomberg 176GRLL-ENGL, INST-ECON
AS.190.180 (01)Introduction to Political TheoryMW 9:00AM - 9:50AM, F 9:00AM - 9:50AMBennett, JaneMergenthaler 111INST-PT, POLI-PT
AS.211.327 (01)Ecocinema: Framing Italy's Environmental CrisesMW 3:00PM - 4:15PMDi Bianco, LauraGilman 277ENVS-MAJOR, ENVS-MINOR, INST-GLOBAL
AS.211.217 (01)Freshman Seminar: From Rabbis to Revolutionaries: Modern Jewish IdentitiesTTh 1:30PM - 2:45PMLang, BeatriceGilman 443GRLL-ENGL, INST-GLOBAL
AS.191.307 (01)Democracy and Political Psychology: Ideals and Realities of Democratic CitizenshipTTh 10:30AM - 11:45AMKlingelhoefer, TristanKrieger 306POLI-AP, POLI-CP, INST-AP, INST-CP, INST-PT
AS.212.413 (01)For the Record: Jazz Cultures of Modern FranceTTh 10:30AM - 11:45AMSchilling, DerekGilman 479GRLL-ENGL, GRLL-FREN, INST-GLOBAL
AS.190.108 (09)Contemporary International PoliticsMW 1:30PM - 2:20PM, W 4:00PM - 4:50PMDavid, Steven RHodson 110POLI-IR
AS.190.227 (02)U.S. Foreign PolicyMW 11:00AM - 11:50AM, F 12:00PM - 12:50PMSchmidt, SebastianMergenthaler 111POLI-IR, INST-AP, INST-IR
AS.310.210 (01)Documentary Photography in a Changing ChinaW 1:30PM - 4:00PMHe, GaochaoBloomberg 278INST-CP
AS.190.325 (01)Finding Equality in Law and SocietyT 1:30PM - 4:00PMZackin, EmilyMattin Center 160SPOL-UL
AS.190.227 (06)U.S. Foreign PolicyMW 11:00AM - 11:50AM, F 10:00AM - 10:50AMSchmidt, SebastianMergenthaler 111POLI-IR, INST-AP, INST-IR
AS.190.227 (04)U.S. Foreign PolicyMW 11:00AM - 11:50AM, F 10:00AM - 10:50AMSchmidt, SebastianMergenthaler 111POLI-IR, INST-AP, INST-IR
AS.190.108 (01)Contemporary International PoliticsMW 1:30PM - 2:20PM, F 1:30PM - 2:20PMDavid, Steven RHodson 110POLI-IR
AS.190.406 (01)The Executive BranchM 1:30PM - 4:00PMGinsberg, BenjaminGreenhouse 113INST-AP
AS.190.101 (05)Introduction to American PoliticsTTh 12:00PM - 12:50PM, F 11:00AM - 11:50AMLieberman, Robert CRemsen Hall 101INST-AP, POLI-AP
AS.212.353 (01)La France ContemporaineTTh 1:30PM - 2:45PMStaff, Wuensch, AprilGilman 400INST-CP
AS.190.108 (04)Contemporary International PoliticsMW 1:30PM - 2:20PM, W 3:00PM - 3:50PMDavid, Steven RHodson 110POLI-IR
AS.190.180 (02)Introduction to Political TheoryMW 9:00AM - 9:50AM, F 10:00AM - 10:50AMBennett, JaneMergenthaler 111INST-PT, POLI-PT
AS.190.227 (01)U.S. Foreign PolicyMW 11:00AM - 11:50AM, F 11:00AM - 11:50AMSchmidt, SebastianMergenthaler 111POLI-IR, INST-AP, INST-IR
AS.211.394 (02)Brazilian Culture & CivilizationF 12:00PM - 12:50PM, MW 1:30PM - 2:45PMDe Azeredo Cerqueira, Flavia Christina, StaffHodson 305INST-NWHIST, INST-GLOBAL, GRLL-ENGL
AS.190.108 (08)Contemporary International PoliticsMW 1:30PM - 2:20PM, Th 4:00PM - 4:50PMDavid, Steven RHodson 110POLI-IR
AS.190.451 (01)GeopoliticsM 4:00PM - 6:30PMDeudney, Daniel HoraceMaryland 309POLI-PT, INST-IR, INST-PT, ENVS-MAJOR, ENVS-MINOR
AS.215.309 (01)An Interdisciplinary Introduction to the Study of Latin AmericaW 1:30PM - 4:00PMCastro-Klaren, SaraSmokler Center 213GRLL-ENGL, GRLL-SPAN, INST-GLOBAL, INST-CP
AS.190.101 (06)Introduction to American PoliticsTTh 12:00PM - 12:50PM, F 11:00AM - 11:50AMLieberman, Robert CRemsen Hall 101INST-AP, POLI-AP
AS.300.315 (01)Philosophical Conceptions of the InfiniteM 1:30PM - 4:00PMHost, Alexander StoltzfusGilman 208INST-PT
AS.190.471 (01)The University and SocietyW 1:30PM - 4:00PMGinsberg, Benjamin, Kargon, Robert HGilman 381INST-AP
AS.211.265 (02)Panorama of German ThoughtTTh 4:30PM - 5:45PMDornbach, MartonGilman 313GRLL-ENGL, GRLL-GERM, INST-PT
AS.310.305 (01)Southeast Asia and US SecurityT 1:30PM - 4:00PMOtt, Marvin CSmokler Center LibraryINST-CP, INST-IR
AS.230.385 (01)Schooling, Racial Inequality and Public Policy in AmericaMW 3:00PM - 4:15PMMorgan, Stephen LHodson 301INST-AP, SPOL-UL
AS.230.213 (01)Social TheoryMW 12:00PM - 1:15PMSchrader, Stuart LaurenceMaryland 109INST-PT, GECS-SOCSCI
AS.190.245 (01)The Politics of Global DevelopmentTTh 10:30AM - 11:45AMShilliam, RobertRemsen Hall 101INST-IR, INST-ECON
AS.310.106 (01)Introduction to Korean History and CultureTTh 12:00PM - 1:15PMKim, NuriMaryland 217INST-GLOBAL, INST-NWHIST
AS.180.303 (01)Topics in International Macroeconomics and FinanceTTh 1:30PM - 2:45PMJeanne, OlivierMaryland 309INST-ECON
AS.190.227 (03)U.S. Foreign PolicyMW 11:00AM - 11:50AM, F 12:00PM - 12:50PMSchmidt, SebastianMergenthaler 111POLI-IR, INST-AP, INST-IR
AS.211.394 (01)Brazilian Culture & CivilizationMW 1:30PM - 2:45PMDe Azeredo Cerqueira, Flavia ChristinaHodson 305INST-NWHIST, INST-GLOBAL, GRLL-ENGL
AS.230.175 (01)Chinese RevolutionsTTh 1:30PM - 2:45PMKuo, Huei-YingShriver Hall 104INST-NWHIST, INST-CP, INST-GLOBAL