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A survey and analysis of representative African American and African Diasporic writings (poetry, short story, sermons, novel, drama) with a view toward developing an appreciation for reading, the literary vocabulary, literary design, and the critical method.
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This course is designed to introduce students to teaching as a profession. Students focus upon the "self as teacher," learning styles, cultural pluralism, and classroom teaching strategies that respond positively to the personal and ethnic diversity of the learner.
A survey of the arts and cultures of the native peoples of Africa, North and South America, and the South Pacific. (A150 and A458 may not both be taken for credit.)
Geographical analysis of regions occupied by European cultures and of indigenous spatial developments in non-Western areas.
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The coming together of the three races in the New World; the construction of a social, political, and economic order; the resilience and/or fragility of the social, political, and economic order in modern times.
Study and analysis of selected historical issues and problems in Asian societies; especially important are their political institutions, economic development, ideological and religious foundations, and social changes.
Focus on China, Japan, and Korea in the twentieth century. Explores both the history of each individual country and the experiences shared by all three. Traditional values challenged by modernism, interactions with the West, domestic strife.
An examination and comparison of the history of the family in different regions of the world. The course traces changes in family life, addressing the family not only as an instrument of socialization and affiliation but also as an economic and political institution.
Survey of select philosophical traditions of India, China, and Japan, including Vedanta, Mahayana Buddhism, Confucianism, and Taoism. Topics include the nature of reality, ethical responsibility, and the role of the "self" in creating ignorance and attaining enlightenment.
Explores similarities and differences between political institutions and processes in political systems around the world. Usually covers Britain, Germany, Russia, China, Mexico, Nigeria, and Egypt.
Causes of war, nature and attributes of the state, imperialism, international law, national sovereignty, arbitration, adjudication, international organizations, major international issues.
Major social problems in areas such as the family, religion, economic order; crime, mental disorders, civil rights; racial, ethnic, and international tensions. Relation to structure and values of larger society.
American Literature to 1865