Courses Approved to Fulfill the Area Studies Component

Note that (a) at least two courses must be drawn from the same region and one course from a different region, and (b) courses must be drawn from at least two disciplines.

Latin America: 
  • Anthropology 
    • 231 Caribbean Cultures
    • 235 Ethnographies of Latin America: Violence and Democracy in the Andes
  • Economics 
    • 214 Economic Policy and Performance in Contemporary Latin America
    • 435 Latin American Economic Development
  • Government 
    • 253 Latin American Politics
    • 335 United States-Latin American Relations
    • 450 Democratization in Latin America
  • History 
    • 275 Strongmen and Populism in Modern Spain and Latin America
    • 277 History of the Maya from 200 B.C.
    • 473 Roots of Political and Ethnic Conflict in Modern Latin America
  • Latin American Studies 
    • 173 History of Latin America
    • 174 Introduction to Latin American Studies
  • Spanish 
    • 273 Contemporary Spanish-American Short Story
    • 371 The Colonial Experience
    • 493 Senior Seminar (when appropriate)
Europe and Russia: 
  • French 
    • 232 Cultural History of France
    • 233 Contemporary France
    • 238 Introduction to the Francophone World
    • 252 Provocative Texts: Engaging The World
    • 358 Passionate Discontent: The 19th-Century Epidemic
    • 372 France and Africa
    • 376 Shadows of the Past: Remembering Vichy France and the Holocaust
    • 493 Seminar (when appropriate)
  • German 
    • 187 German Identity after Auschwitz
    • 237 The German Fairy Tale in Popular Culture
    • 297 Depiction, Destruction, Distortion: German Drama after Woyzeck
  • Government 
    • 243 Politics of Subnational Culture and Identity in Europe
    • 259 European Politics
    • 266 German Politics
    • 354 The European Union
    • 359 Political Ideologies and Revolutionary Movements in Europe
  • History 
    • 112 A Survey of Modern Europe
    • 220 Yugoslavia: Emergence to Dissolution
    • 224 Germany and Europe, 1871-1945
    • 227 The Russian Empire: Russia Looks to the West, 1613-1905
    • 228 The Russian Empire: Soviet History and 20th-Century Revolutions
    • 322 Europe and the Second World War
    • 327 Daily Life Under Stalin
    • 421 Seminar: Debating the Nazi Past
    • 444 Big Science and Technology in 20th Century
    • 445 Nuclear Madness
  • International Studies
    • 451 Ethnicity, Nationalism, and the State in Europe
  • Russian 
    • 231 Topics in 19th-Century Russian Literature
    • 232 Topics in 19th-Century Russian Literature
    • 237 Gamblers, Madmen, and Murderers
    • 346 20th-Century Russian Poetry
    • 425 Short Works
    • 426 The 19th-Century Russian Novel
    • 427 Re-Imaging Russia: Cinema and Russian Society 1986-2009
    • 428 The 20th-Century Russian Novel
  • Spanish
    • 266 Language of Spanish Cinema
    • 271 Questions of Identity, Spaces, and Power
    • 334 Women in Hispanic Texts
    • 351 Ideology and Ethics in Spanish Golden Age Literature
    • 352 Don Quijote
    • 371 The Colonial Experience
    • 493 Seminar (when appropriate)
Africa: 
  • Anthropology 
    • 237 Ethnographies of Africa
    • 297A Globalizing Africa
    • 398 (when appropriate)
  • French 
    • 238 Introduction to the Francophone World
    • 361 Francophone Cultures and Literatures of the Indian Ocean
    • 372 France and Africa
  • History 
    • 261 African History
    • 364 Ecological and Economic History of Africa
The Middle East: 
  • Government 
    • 251 Israelis and Palestinians: Conflict and Accommodation
    • 252 Politics of the Middle East
    • 358 Comparative Arab Politics
  • History 
    • 184 History of the Modern Middle East
    • 389 History of Iran
Asia: 
  • Anthropology 
    • 239 Southeast Asian Cultures and Societies
    • 339 Asian Pacific Modernities
  • East Asian Studies 
    • 152 Introduction to East Asia from the 18th Century to Modern Times
    • 231 The Chinese Novel: Vignettes of Life in Imperial China
    • 252 Hell on Earth? Chinese Writers on Modern Chinese Society
    • 254 China in Transition
    • 261 Japanese Language and Culture
    • 271 Women in Japanese Cinema and Literature
    • 353 Globalization and Human Rights in China
  • Economics 
    • 292 Economic Transition in China
    • 294 Economic Policy and Performance in East Asia
  • Government
     
    • 256 Conflict in East Asia
    • 355 Winners and Losers in Chinese Politics
    • 356 Winners and Losers in Japanese Politics
  • Religious Studies 
    • 117 Passage to India: India and the Western Imagination
    • 211 Religions of India
    • 212 Religions of China and Japan
    • 312 South Asian Women at the Crossroads: Tradition and Modernity
    • 317 Sikhism: Scripture, Sacred Music, and Art