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OSPBER 1Z: Accelerated German: First and Second Quarters

A jump start to the German language, enabling students with no prior German to study at the Berlin Center. Covers GERLANG 1 and 2 in one quarter.
Terms: Aut, Win | Units: 8 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

OSPBER 2Z: Accelerated German, Second and Third Quarters

Qualifies students for participation in an internship following the study quarter. Emphasis is on communicative patterns in everyday life and in the German work environment, including preparation for interviews.
Terms: Win, Spr | Units: 8 | UG Reqs: Language | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

OSPBER 3B: German Language and Culture

Grammar, composition, and conversation. Increases fluency in German as rapidly as possible to help students take advantage of the many opportunities in Berlin. Corequisite: GERLANG 100B.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 5 | UG Reqs: Language | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: Grunert, A. (PI)

OSPBER 12: The Politics of Memory

Why is the urban landscape of Berlin so crowded with memorials of WW II, its victims, perpetrators, and the resistance? Exploration of the politics surrounding the memorialization of WW II, with a focus on the city of Berlin: the nature of collective memory and its representation; the function of the memorial in public consciousness; the importance of memory of WW II in German political culture; the changing political landscape of WWII in the context of European politics; comparison of American and European memorialization of war. Material: Films and literary texts; field trips to memorials and museums, including the concentration camp Sachsenhausen; historical accounts and political analyses.
Terms: Win | Units: 3 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-SocSci, GER:EC-GlobalCom | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

OSPBER 13: Jewish and Muslim Berlin

Politics of religion and religious minorities in contemporary German/ Berlin culture, with a focus on Jews and Muslims. Consideration of political, historical, social and cultural perspectives: differences between American and German separation of religion and political structures; the historical establishment of Jewish culture in comparison to the contemporary rise of Islam to second-largest religious community in Germany; antisemitism and Islamophobia in Germany and Europe; recent religious controversies (mosques, circumcision, the veil, etc.) Material: Literature, site visits in Berlin, meetings with representatives of the Jewish and Muslim communities.
Terms: Win | Units: 3 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-SocSci, GER:EC-GlobalCom, WAY-ED | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

OSPBER 15: Shifting Alliances? The European Union and the U.S.

The development of European integration, a model for global security and peace, and a possible replacement for the U.S. position as unilateral superpower. Competing arguments about the state of transatlantic relations.
Terms: Win | Units: 4-5 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-SocSci, GER:EC-GlobalCom, WAY-SI | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: Bruckner, U. (PI)

OSPBER 17: Split Images: A Century of Cinema

20th-century German culture through film. The silent era, Weimar, and the instrumentalization of film in the Third Reich. The postwar era: ideological and aesthetic codes of DEFA, new German cinema, and post-Wende filmmaking including Run Lola Run and Goodbye Lenin. Aesthetic aspects of the films including image composition, camera and editing techniques, and relation between sound and image.
Terms: Win | Units: 3-4 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-Hum, GER:EC-GlobalCom, WAY-A-II | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: Kramer, K. (PI)

OSPBER 21B: Intermediate German

Grammar review, vocabulary building, writing, and discussion of German culture, literature, and film. Corequisite: OSPBER 100B.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 5 | UG Reqs: Language | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

OSPBER 30: Berlin vor Ort: A Field Trip Module

The cultures of Berlin as preserved in museums, monuments, and architecture. Berlin's cityscape as a narrative of its history from baroque palaces to vestiges of E. German communism, from 19th-century industrialism to grim edifices of the Sachsenhausen concentration camp.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 1 | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit

OSPBER 40M: An Intro to Making: What is EE

Is a hands-on class where students learn to make stuff. Through the process of building, you are introduced to the basic areas of EE. Students build a "useless box" and learn about circuits, feedback, and programming hardware, a light display for your desk and bike and learn about coding, transforms, and LEDs, a solar charger and an EKG machine and learn about power, noise, feedback, more circuits, and safety. And you get to keep the toys you build. Prerequisite: CS 106A.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 3-5 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
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