Concentration in Modern Europe

David Brandenberger, Yvonne Howell, and Hugh West, Advisors

International Studies: Modern Europe

David Brandenberger (History), Yvonne Howell (Modern Literatures and Cultures), and Hugh A. West (History), Advisors

Note: Within the concentration, the eight units must be selected from three or more departments with no more than four units from a single department. It is expected that students will undertake their study abroad in Europe.

8 units, including

HIST 111 Ideas and Institutions of Western Civilization II, or an approved survey course in modern European history
PLSC 344 Europe Today
Two courses from area A
Two courses from area B
Two courses from area C

Area A: Social Sciences/History

ECON 105 Introduction to Global Economics
ECON 210 The Economics of the European Union
ECON 220 History of Economic Thought
GEOG 206 World Geography - Developed Regions
GEOG 320/PLSC 320 Power, Space, and Territory: Geographies of Political Change
HIST 224 European Women and Gender before Suffrage
HIST 230 The Renaissance
HIST 233 Reformation Europe
HIST 236 Russian Empire, Soviet Union and After
HIST 237 The Last Soviet Generation
HIST 238 France: The Age of Absolutism, 1610-1780
HIST 239 The French Revolution
HIST 242 Modern Germany
HIST 243 Modern Britain
HIST 244 The Hapsburg Empire and After
HIST 245 Modern Balkans
HIST 246 Russia in Revolution, 1905-1934
HIST 248 European Diplomacy from Bismarck to Hitler
HIST 249 Twentieth-Century Europe
HIST 272 The Ottoman Empire
HIST 290 British Empire and Commonwealth
HIST 321 History of Work in Europe
PLSC 240 Introduction to Comparative Politics
PLSC 342 Transitions from Communism in Europe and Eurasia
RHCS 345 Rhetoric of Terrorism, (In)Security and the State
SOC 231 Across the Pond: Europe vs. USA
SOC 232 Postsocialism in Russia and Eastern Europe
SOC 306 Social Change in a Global Perspective

Area B: Intellectual and Cultural History

ARTH 122 Survey II: Renaissance to the Present
ARTH 314 Northern Renaissance Art
ARTH 315 Art of the Italian Renaissance
ARTH 316 Art in the Age of Reform
FREN 311 French and Francophone Culture
FREN 441 Enlightenment
FREN 465 French Film
FREN 486 Paris as Visual Cliché
FREN 487 Contemporary Ideas
GERM 311 German Culture and Civilization
GERM 314 German Through Theatre
GERM 440 Age of Idealism
GERM 452 Fin-de-siecle
GERM 465 Rebels with a Cause: Political Satire
GERM 471 Sexuality and German Society
GERM 472 Culture Wars & Identity Debates in German Society from Empire to EU
HIST 240 Modern European Thought, 1650-1850
HIST 241 Modern European Thought since 1850
HIST 325 The Enlightenment
ITAL 311 Italian Culture and Society
ITAL 411 Italian Identities: Sicily, Veneto, and Tuscany
LAIS 305 Spanish in Politics and Society
LAIS 311 Perspectives on People and Cultures of Spain
LAIS 421 Arabs, Jews and Christians from Frontier to Empire: Medieval Spanish Literature
LAIS 431 Imperial Spain
LAIS 455 Barcelona: Text and City
LAIS 462 Visions of Contemporary Spain
LAIS 465 Spanish Cinema
MLC 232 Russian Painting: 19th Century
MLC 233 Russian Painting: 20th Century
MLC 256 Psychoanalysis, Literature, and Culture
MLC 260 Literature and Social Change in Eastern Europe
MLC 265/FMST 265 German Cinema
MLC 331 Russian Cinema
MLC 335 Bolsheviks, Bombs and Ballet: Soviet Culture and Civilization
MLC 340 European Romanticism
MLC 341 Gender and Sexuality in 19th-Century France
MLC 346 Insiders and Outsiders: Arabic Encounters with the West
MLC 360 Representing the Holocaust
MLC 364/FMST 364 Banlieue Cinema
MUS 228 Historical Musicology
MUS 343 The Mass from Plainshant to Part
MUS 344 Opera Studies
PHIL 272 Modern Western Philosophy
PHIL 275 Marx, Nietzsche, and Freud
PHIL 336 Nineteenth-Century European Philosophy
PHIL 337 Social and Political Philosophy
PHIL 339 Topics in Existentialism
PHIL 343 Twentieth-Century Analytic Philosophy
PHIL 344 Twentieth-Century Continental Philosophy
PHIL 357 Nietzsche
PLSC 312 Modern Political Theory
RELG 356 Religious Thought of the Renaissance and Reformation
RELG 367 Topics in Western Religious Thought
RUSN 311 Readings in Russian Cultural Studies

Area C: Literature

ENGL 302 Literature of the English Renaissance
ENGL 304 Shakespeare
ENGL 309 Desire and Identity in the Renaissance: The Lyric Tradition
ENGL 311 English Literature of the Restoration and Eighteenth Century
ENGL 312 English Literature of the Romantic Movement
ENGL 338 English Literature of the Victorian Period
ENGL 346 Twentieth-Century British and Irish Literature
ENGL 349 Late Imperial Fiction
FREN 320 Literature in Context
FREN 326 Revolution in France
FREN 327 The Question of Modernity
FREN 421 Renaissance
FREN 431 Le Siecle Classique
FREN 451 From Romanticism to Decadence
FREN 461 From Modern to Post-Modern
GERM 321 Introduction to German Literature
ITAL 321 Italian Literature in Context
ITAL 453 Selected Readings in 19th and 20th Century Italian Literature and Culture
LAIS 321 Literary Spain: Poetry, Drama, Fiction
LAIS 432 True Lies: Fiction and Truth in Don Quixote
LAIS 451 Spanish Literature of Exile
LAIS 454 Modern Literature of Galicia
LAIS 455 Barcelona: Text and City
LAIS 462 Visions of Contemporary Spain
LAIS 463 Modern Spanish Narrative
LAIS 464 Modern Theatre in Spain
LAIS 465 Spanish Cinema
MLC 210 Women, Virtue, and Temptation in Literature
MLC 260 Literature and Social Change in Eastern Europe
MLC 321 Introduction to 19th-Century Russian Literature
MLC 322 Introduction to 20th-Century and Contemporary Russian Literature
MLC 341 Gender and Sexuality in 19th Century France
MLC 357 The Idea of the Renaissance: Self, History, and Knowledge
MLC 358 Desire and Identity in the Renaissance: The Lyric Tradition
RUSN 420 Readings in Russian Literature