Center for European Studies

European Studies: EUS

Lower-Division Courses

EUS 302. Introductory Interdisciplinary Topics in European Studies.

Analysis of various aspects of European culture, science, and technology. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted unless the topics vary: European Studies 302, 306, 307, 308. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Varies with the topic.

EUS 305. Introduction to European Studies.

The myths, ideas, and sociopolitical realities that underpin the intellectual and cultural construction of Europe. Three lecture hours a week for one semester.

EUS 306. Introductory Topics in European Anthropology, Geography, History, and Sociology.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted unless the topics vary: European Studies 302, 306, 307, 308. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Varies with the topic.

Topic 1: Race and Gender Stereotypes in Germany. Same as German, Scandinavian, and Dutch Studies 311D. Examination of pseudoscientific popular theories of "race" and gender that developed in Germany and elsewhere in Europe in the nineteenth century, and how these affected the lives of millions and shaped current thinking about "racial" and gender differences. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: European Studies 306 (Topic: Bad Blood), 306 (Topic 1), German, Scandinavian, and Dutch Studies 311D, Germanic Civilization 301 (Topic: Bad Blood).
Topic 2: Introduction to the History and Culture of Spain. Same as Ancient History and Classical Civilization 310 (Topic 1) and History 306N (Topic 13). The history of Spain from its beginnings in the stone age through the great social and economic upheavals of the twentieth century. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: Ancient History and Classical Civilization 310 (Topic: Introduction to the History and Culture of Spain), 310 (Topic 1), European Studies 306 (Topic: Introduction to the History and Culture of Spain), 306 (Topic 2), History 306N (Topic: Introduction to the History and Culture of Spain), 306N (Topic 13).
Topic 3: The Roots of Religious Toleration. Same as History 317N (Topic 1), Jewish Studies 311 (Topic 5), and Religious Studies 306 (Topic 1). Examines how freedom of conscience and religion crystallized in western and central Europe, both as a pragmatic practice and as a matter of principle. Only one of the following may be counted: Core Texts and Ideas 310 (Topic: Roots of Religious Toleration), European Studies 306 (Topic: Roots of Religious Toleration), 306 (Topic 3), History 317N (Topic: Roots of Religious Toleration), 317N (Topic 1), Jewish Studies 311 (Topic: Roots of Religious Toleration), 311 (Topic 5), Religious Studies 306 (Topic: Roots of Religious Toleration), 306 (Topic 1).

EUS 307. Introductory Topics in European Culture, Literature, Art, Music, and Media.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted unless the topics vary: European Studies 302, 306, 307, 308. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Varies with the topic.

Topic 1: The Vampire in Slavic Cultures. Same as Comparative Literature 305 (Topic 2) and Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies 302 (Topic 1). Examines the vampire in the cultures of Russia and Eastern Europe, including manifestations in literature, religion, art, film, and common practices from its origins to present. Only one of the following may be counted: Comparative Literature 305 (Topic: The Vampire in Slavic Cultures), 305 (Topic 2), European Studies 307 (Topic: The Vampire in Slavic Cultures), 307 (Topic 1), Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies 302 (Topic: The Vampire in Slavic Cultures), 302 (Topic 1), Slavic 301 (Topic: The Vampire in Slavic Cultures), 301 (Topic 1).
Topic 2: Introduction To Czech History and Culture: Puppets, Pubs, And Polyglots. Same as Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies 302 (Topic 3). Survey of Czech history and culture from the middle ages to the present day. Subjects include the culture of daily life, literature, history, philosophy, and the arts. Only one of the following may be counted: Czech 301K (Topic: Puppets, Pubs And Polyglots: Introduction To Czech History and Culture), 301K (Topic 3), European Studies 307 (Topic: Puppets, Pubs And Polyglots: Introduction To Czech History and Culture), 307 (Topic 2), Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies 302 (Topic: Puppets, Pubs And Polyglots: Introduction To Czech History and Culture), 302 (Topic 3).
Topic 4: Movies Go To War. Same as American Studies 315C, Comparative Literature 305 (Topic 3), and German, Scandinavian, and Dutch Studies 311C. A comparison of films from various nations about major twentieth century wars to the historical facts of the conflicts as practicums in critical comparative analysis of histories as representations. Only one of the following may be counted: American Studies 315 (Topic: Movies Go to War, World War I to Vietnam), 315C, Comparative Literature 305 (Topic: Movies Go to War, World War I to Vietnam), 305 (Topic 3), European Studies 307 (Topic: Movies Go to War, World War I to Vietnam), 307 (Topic 4), German, Scandinavian, and Dutch Studies 311C, Germanic Civilization 311 (Topic 2: Movies Go to War, World War I to Vietnam).

EUS 307M. An Introduction to Western Music.

Same as Music 302L. Restricted to non-music majors. Information and techniques for the intelligent appreciation of music: its elements, basic forms, and major style periods from the Middle Ages to the present. Three lecture hours a week for one semester, with one laboratory hour a week as required. Only one of the following may be counted: European Studies 307 (Topic: Introduction to Western Music), 307M, Music 302L.

EUS 308. Introductory Topics in European Economics, Government, Business, and Policy.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted unless the topics vary: European Studies 302, 306, 307, 308. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Varies with the topic.

EUS 113. Preparation for Study Abroad in Europe.

One lecture hour a week for one semester. May not be counted by students who have previously taken an international learning seminar. Offered on the pass/fail basis only.

EUS 318Q. Supervised Research.

Individual instruction.

EUS 119S, 219S, 319S, 419S, 519S, 619S, 719S, 819S, 919S. Topics in European Studies.

This course is used to record credit the student earns while enrolled at another institution in a program administered by the University's Study Abroad Office. Credit is recorded as assigned by the study abroad adviser in the Center for European Studies. University credit is awarded for work in an exchange program; it may be counted as coursework taken in residence. Transfer credit is awarded for work in an affiliated studies program. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

Upper-Division Courses

EUS 129S, 229S, 329S, 429S, 529S, 629S, 729S, 829S, 929S. Topics in European Studies.

This course is used to record credit the student earns while enrolled at another institution in a program administered by the University's Study Abroad Office. Credit is recorded as assigned by the study abroad adviser in the Center for European Studies. University credit is awarded for work in an exchange program; it may be counted as coursework taken in residence. Transfer credit is awarded for work in an affiliated studies program. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

EUS 340M. Continuity and Change in Modern France.

Same as French Civilization 340M. Focuses on various social, political, and cultural crises in France from the revolution of 1789 to the present time. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. European Studies 340M and French Civilization 340M may not both be counted. May not be counted toward fulfillment of the foreign language requirement for any bachelor's degree. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

EUS 346. Topics in European Anthropology, Geography, History, and Sociology.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted unless the topics vary: European Studies 346, 347, 348, 363. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Varies with the topic.

Topic 1: History of Britain from 1783 through World War I. Same as History 358M. Surveys the political, social, economic, and intellectual history of Great Britain from the years preceding the outbreak of the French Revolution to the conclusion of World War I. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. European Studies 346 (Topic 1)and History 358M may not both be counted. Additional prerequisite: Upper-division standing.
Topic 2: Great Discoveries in Archaeology. Same as Anthropology 326F. The stories, myths, and people behind some of the great archaeological discoveries. Only one of the following may be counted: Anthropology 324L (Topic: Great Discoveries in Archaeology), Anthropology 326F, European Studies 346 (Topic 2). Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.
Topic 3: Witches, Workers, and Wives. Same as History 343W and Women's and Gender Studies 345 (Topic 29: Witches, Workers, and Wives). Explores the role of families and concepts of gender as expressed in key economic, social, political, and cultural patterns in early modern Europe. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.
Topic 4: Law and Society in Early Modern Europe. Same as History 350L (Topic 57: Law and Society in Early Modern Europe) and Women's and Gender Studies 340 (Topic 13: Law and Society in Early Modern Europe). Research seminar on how historians have explored the significance of law, criminal and civil, in the lives of early modern Europeans. Topics include infanticide, fornication, drunkenness, theft, debt, slander, and family disputes. Only one of the following may be counted: European Studies 346 (Topic 4), History 350L (Topic 57), Women's and Gender Studies 340 (Topic 13).
Topic 5: Vienna: Memory and the City. Same as American Studies 370 (Topic 41), History 362G (Topic 2), and Urban Studies 354 (Topic 7). Examines the ways in which cultural memory has shaped, and continues to shape, urban life in Vienna, Austria. Only one of the following may be counted: American Studies 315 (Topic: Vienna: Memory and the City), 370 (Topic 41), European Studies 306 (Topic: Vienna: Memory and the City), 346 (Topic 5), Geography 309 (Topic: Vienna: Memory and the City), Germanic Civilization 311 (Topic: Vienna: Memory and the City), History 306N (Topic: Vienna: Memory and the City), 362G (Topic 2), Urban Studies 305 (Topic: Vienna: Memory and the City), 354 (Topic 7). Additional prerequisite: Upper-division standing.
Topic 6: Sport and English Society. Same as Sociology 323M. Restricted to students in the Maymester Abroad Program; contact the University's Study Abroad Office for permission to register for this class. Uses the context of sport to explore the internal divisions around class and region that are central to understanding English identity, particularly the tensions between "the north" and "the south," as well as to discover the origins of American sports such as football and baseball. The equivalent of three lecture hours a week for one semester. Taught in Leeds, England. Only one of the following may be counted: European Studies 346 (Topic: Sport and English Society), 346 (Topic 6), Kinesiology 350, Sociology 321K (Topic: Sport and English Society), 323M. Additional prerequisite: Upper-division standing.
Topic 7: Globalization. Same as Sociology 340C. A sociological analysis of the interrelated economic, political, and cultural aspects of globalization. Examines the consequences of globalization for nations around the world and for groups within these nations. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: European Studies 346 (Topic: Globalization), 346 (Topic 7), Sociology 321K (Topic: Globalization), 340C. Additional prerequisite: Upper-division standing.
Topic 8: Heretics and Freedom Fighters, 1350-1650. Same as German, Scandinavian, and Dutch Studies 360 (Topic 3), History 362G (Topic 12), Religious Studies 357 (Topic 12), and Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies 325 (Topic 28). Explores the theologies, politics, and personal identities that emerged and passed away in this era. Only one of the following may be counted: Czech 324 (Topic: Heretics and Freedom Fighters, 1350-1650), 324 (Topic 4), European Studies 346 (Topic: Heretics and Freedom Fighters, 1350-1650), 346 (Topic 8), Germanic Civilization 327E (Topic: Heretics and Freedom Fighters, 1350-1650), German, Scandinavian, and Dutch Studies 360 (Topic 3), History 362G (Topic: Heretics and Freedom Fighters, 1350-1650), 362G (Topic 12), Religious Studies 357 (Topic: Heretics and Freedom Fighters, 1350-1650), 357 (Topic 12), Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies 325 (Topic: Heretics and Freedom Fighters, 1350-1650), 325 (Topic 28).
Topic 9: Northern Lands and Cultures. Same as Geography 356T (Topic 4) and Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies 345 (Topic 6). Develops geographical understanding of the Circumpolar region of the North, an ancient human habitat, home to distinct millennia-old civilizations. Only one of the following may be counted: European Studies 346 (Topic: Northern Lands and Cultures), 346 (Topic 9), Geography 356T (Topic: Northern Lands and Cultures), 356T (Topic 4), Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies 345 (Topic: Northern Lands and Cultures), 345 (Topic 6). Additional prerequisite: Upper-division standing.
Topic 10: Women and the Holocaust. Same as Comparative Literature 323 (Topic 19), German, Scandinavian, and Dutch Studies 341F, Jewish Studies 363 (Topic 11), and Women's and Gender Studies 340 (Topic 50). Introduction to both the history of Jewish and German women during World War II and the Holocaust, and to women's narratives and self-representations of this period. Historical sources, memoirs, films, and interviews will be used as source material. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: Comparative Literature 323 (Topic: Women's Narratives of the Holocaust and World War II), 323 (Topic 19), European Studies 346 (Topic: Women's Narratives of the Holocaust and World War II), 346 (Topic 10), German, Scandinavian, and Dutch Studies 341F, Germanic Civilization 323E (Topic: Women's Narratives of the Holocaust and World War II), Jewish Studies 363 (Topic 11), Women's and Gender Studies 340 (Topic: Women's Narratives of the Holocaust and World War II), 340 (Topic 50). Additional prerequisite: Upper-division standing.
Topic 11: The Spanish Inquisition. Same as History 350L (Topic 77), Jewish Studies 364 (Topic 5), and Religious Studies 357 (Topic 10). Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: European Studies 346 (Topic: The Spanish Inquisition), 346 (Topic 11), History 350L (Topic: The Spanish Inquisition), 350L (Topic 77), Jewish Studies 364 (Topic: The Spanish Inquisition), 364 (Topic 5), Religious Studies 357 (Topic: The Spanish Inquisition), 357 (Topic 10).
Topic 12: World War II in Eastern Europe. Same as History 350L (Topic 79), Jewish Studies 364 (Topic 11), and Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies 335 (Topic 19). Examines the war in Eastern Europe with a particular emphasis on occupation, collaboration, and resistance; the Holocaust; and the connection between ethnic cleansing, population transfer, and the establishment of Communism in postwar Eastern Europe. Only one of the following may be counted: European Studies 346 (Topic: World War II in Eastern Europe), 346 (Topic 12), History 350L (Topic: World War II in Eastern Europe), History 350L (Topic 79), Jewish Studies 364 (Topic: World War II in Eastern Europe), 364 (Topic 11), Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies 335 (Topic: World War II in Eastern Europe), 335 (Topic 19).
Topic 13: Creation. Same as History 350L (Topic 80) and Religious Studies 373 (Topic 5). Explores the writings of premodern authors as related to creation and early developments in western theology, science, and philosophy. Only one of the following may be counted: European Studies 346 (Topic: Creation), 346 (Topic 13), History 350L (Topic: Creation), 350L (Topic 80), Religious Studies 373 (Topic: Creation), 373 (Topic 5), Women's and Gender Studies 345 (Topic: Creation).
Topic 14: Enlightenment and Revolution. Same as History 350L (Topic 81). Examines the relationship between the intellectual project of the Enlightenment and the political and social transformations that unfolded in western Europe and North America from the beginnings of the Dutch Revolt in the 1560s to the decade following the Paris Commune of 1871. Only one of the following may be counted: Core Texts and Ideas 375 (Topic: Enlightenment and Revolution), European Studies 346 (Topic: Enlightenment and Revolution), 346 (Topic 14), History 350L (Topic: Enlightenment and Revolution), 350L (Topic 81).
Topic 15: Early Western Colonialism. Same as History 362G (Topic 5). An examination of the phenomenon of colonialism, with an emphasis on the European expansion across the globe that began at the end of the western Middle Ages and continued throughout the early modern period. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: European Studies 346 (Topic: Early Western Colonialism), 346 (Topic 15), History 362G (Topic: Early Western Colonialism), 362G (Topic 5).
Topic 16: Eastern Europe in the Twentieth Century. Same as History 362G (Topic 7) and Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies 335 (Topic 16). Examines the major political, social, and cultural events that shaped Eastern European society in the twentieth century. Only one of the following may be counted: European Studies 346 (Topic: Eastern Europe in the 20th-Century), 346 (Topic 16), History 362G (Topic: Eastern Europe in the 20th-Century), 362G (Topic 7), Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies 335 (Topic: Eastern Europe in the 20th-Century), 335 (Topic 16).
Topic 17: Introduction to the Holocaust. Same as History 362G (Topic 3), Jewish Studies 364 (Topic 6), and Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies 335 (Topic 17). Examines the mass killing of Jews and other victims in the context of Nazi Germany's quest for race and space during World War II. Only one of the following may be counted: European Studies 346 (Topic: Introduction to the Holocaust), 346 (Topic 17), History 362G (Topic: Introduction to the Holocaust), 362G (Topic 3), Jewish Studies 364 (Topic: Introduction to the Holocaust), 364 (Topic 6), Middle Eastern Studies 325 (Topic: Introduction to the Holocaust), Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies 335 (Topic: Introduction to the Holocaust), 335 (Topic 17).
Topic 18: Southeast Europe in the Twentieth Century. Same as History 362G (Topic 9), Jewish Studies 364 (Topic 8), and Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies 335 (Topic 18). Explores the key events and developments of Southeastern Europe, the region commonly referred to as the Balkans, in the twentieth century. Only one of the following may be counted: European Studies 346 (Topic: Southeast Europe in the Twentieth Century), 346 (Topic 18), History 362G (Topic: Southeast Europe in the Twentieth Century), 362G (Topic 9), Jewish Studies 364 (Topic: Southeast Europe in the Twentieth Century), 364 (Topic 8), Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies 335 (Topic: Southeast Europe in the Twentieth Century), 335 (Topic 18).
Topic 19: Regions and Cultures of Europe. Same as Geography 326 and Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies 345 (Topic 2). Spatial patterns in Europe, with emphasis on cultural, historical, and political geography. Only one of the following may be counted: European Studies 346 (Topic: Regions and Cultures of Europe), 346 (Topic 19), Geography 326, Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies 345 (Topic 2). Additional prerequisite: Upper-division standing.
Topic 20: Protest, Revolt, and Revolution in West Germany. Same as German, Scandinavian, and Dutch Studies 361J. Explores pivotal political and cultural movements in post-1945 West Germany, including the student movement, terrorism, feminism, the Green movement, and the anti-nuclear movement. Students engage with a wide array of primary and secondary sources ranging from literature and films to essays, newspaper articles, and speeches in order to examine the roots and results of protest, revolt, and revolution during this period of German history. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: European Studies 346 (Topic: Protest, Revolt, and Revolution in Postwar Germany), 346 (Topic 20), German, Scandinavian, and Dutch Studies 360 (Topic: Protest, Revolt, and Revolution in Postwar Germany), 361J, Germanic Civilization 360E (Topic: Protest, Revolt, and Revolution in Postwar Germany). Additional prerequisite: Upper-division standing.
Topic 21: Spinoza and Modernity. Same as Core Texts and Ideas 321F, History 362P, Jewish Studies 364 (Topic 9), Philosophy 354 (Topic 7), and Religious Studies 357 (Topic 8). Introduction to the core of Spinoza's writings and the diverse reactions they have elicited. Examines Spinoza's refusal of mind-body dualism, as well as a transcendent god or ideal as a way of understanding Spinoza's concepts and ideas. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: Core Texts and Ideas 335 (Topic: Spinoza and Modernity), 321F, European Studies 346 (Topic: Spinoza and Modernity), 346 (Topic 21), 347 (Topic: Spinoza and Modernity), History 362G (Topic: Spinoza and Modernity), 362P, Jewish Studies 364 (Topic: Spinoza and Modernity), 364 (Topic 9), Philosophy 334K (Topic: Spinoza and Modernity), 354 (Topic: Spinoza and Modernity), 354 (Topic 7), Religious Studies 357 (Topic: Spinoza and Modernity), 357 (Topic 8). Additional prerequisite: Upper-division standing.
Topic 22: German Nationalisms. Same as Government 365N (Topic 19), German, Scandinavian, and Dutch Studies 361K, and Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies 335 (Topic 20). History of diverse views and movements regarding German national identity within their respective contexts, 1800-present. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: European Studies 346 (Topic: German Nationalisms), 346 (Topic 22), German, Scandinavian, and Dutch Studies 361K, Germanic Civilization 360E (Topic 3), Government 365N (Topic 6), 365N (Topic 19), Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies 335 (Topic: German Nationalisms), 335 (Topic 20). Additional prerequisite: Upper-division standing.
Topic 23: Holocaust Aftereffects. Same as Comparative Literature 323 (Topic 40), German, Scandinavian, and Dutch Studies 360 (Topic 1), Jewish Studies 365 (Topic 14), Religious Studies 357 (Topic 18), and Women's and Gender Studies 340 (Topic 66). Explores the historical, political, psychological, theological, and cultural fallout of the Holocaust, as well as literary and cinematic responses in Europe and the United States. Only one of the following may be counted: Comparative Literature 323 (Topic: Holocaust Aftereffects), 323 (Topic 40), European Studies 346 (Topic: Holocaust Aftereffects), 346 (Topic 23), German, Scandinavian, and Dutch Studies 360 (Topic 1), Germanic Civilization 323E (Topic: Holocaust Aftereffects), Jewish Studies 365 (Topic: Holocaust Aftereffects), 365 (Topic 14), Liberal Arts Honors 350 (Topic: Holocaust Aftereffects), Religious Studies 357 (Topic: Holocaust Aftereffects), 357 (Topic 18), Women's and Gender Studies 340 (Topic: Holocaust Aftereffects), 340 (Topic 66).

EUS 347. Topics in European Culture, Literature, Art, Music, and Media.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted unless the topics vary: European Studies 346, 347, 348, 363. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Varies with the topic.

Topic 1: Italian Civilization. Same as Italian Civilization 360. Survey of the social, political, and cultural history of Italy. Taught in English. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: European Studies 347 (Topic 1), Italian Civilization 360. With consent of the undergraduate adviser in the Department of French and Italian, may be counted toward a major in Italian. Additional prerequisite: Upper-division standing.
Topic 3: Introduction to Germanic Religion and Myth. Same as German, Scandinavian, and Dutch Studies 361C and Religious Studies 357 (Topic 17). Survey of the sources and main features of Germanic religion and of the transition from paganism to Christianity in northern Europe and the Germanic territories of western Europe. Subjects include cosmogonic myths; the origin of man and of society; the concept of the soul; gods and goddesses and their mythology; and the organization of worship. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: English 322 (Topic 2), European Studies 347 (Topic 3), German, Scandinavian, and Dutch Studies 361C, Germanic Civilization 340E (Topic 1), Religious Studies 365 (Topic 2), Religious Studies 357 (Topic 17). Additional prerequisite: Upper-division standing.
Topic 7: The European Novel. Same as English 356. Selected masterpieces of continental fiction in English translation; representative novelists of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. English 356 and European Studies 347 (Topic 7) may not both be counted. Additional prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.
Topic 8: Polish Literature and Culture in Film: Nineteenth Century to Contemporary. Same as Comparative Literature 323 (Topic 32) and Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies 325 (Topic 27). Study of the cultural and intellectual history represented in the major works of Polish literature in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Only one of the following may be counted: Comparative Literature 323 (Topic: 19th-Century-Contemporary Polish Literature and Culture in Film), 323 (Topic 32), European Studies 347 (Topic: 19th-Century-Contemporary Polish Literature and Culture in Film), 347 (Topic 8), Polish 324 (Topic: 19th-Century-Contemporary Polish Literature and Culture in Film), 324 (Topic 2), Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies 325 (Topic: 19th-Century-Contemporary Polish Literature and Culture in Film), 325 (Topic 27). Additional prerequisite: Upper-division standing.
Topic 9: Modern Czech Literature. Same as Comparative Literature 323 (Topic 9) and Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies 325 (Topic 30). A study of Czech literature from the 1860s to the present; course is conducted in English. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: Comparative Literature 323 (Topic: Modern Czech Literature), 323 (Topic 9), Czech 330, European Studies 347 (Topic: Modern Czech Literature), 347 (Topic 9), Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies 325 (Topic: Modern Czech Literature), 325 (Topic 30). Additional prerequisite: Upper-division standing.
Topic 11: Slavs in the Western Imagination. Same as Comparative Literature 323 (Topic 28) and Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies 325 (Topic 15). Examines representations of Eastern, Western, and Southern Slavs in Western Europe and North America. Only one of the following may be counted: Comparative Literature 323 (Topic: Slavs in the Western Imagination), 323 (Topic 28), European Studies 347 (Topic: Slavs in the Western Imagination), 347 (Topic 11), Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies 325 (Topic: Slavs in the Western Imagination), 325 (Topic 15), Slavic 324 (Topic: Slavs in the Western Imagination), 324 (Topic 4). Additional prerequisite: Upper-division standing.
Topic 12: Social Dramas of Henrik Ibsen. Same as Comparative Literature 323 (Topic 17), German, Scandinavian, and Dutch Studies 341D, and Women's and Gender Studies 345 (Topic 14). A detailed introduction to Ibsen's social dramas (1877-1899), emphasizing their unity as a prolonged commentary on the society of his era and the variety of its human problems. Special emphasis on subjects such as: the family and the home; the public world of reputation, work, and citizenship; the predicaments of men and women in a male-dominated society; and the motives of our interventions into the lives of others. Only one of the following may be counted: Comparative Literature 323 (Topic: Social Dramas of Henrik Ibsen), 323 (Topic 17), English 322 (Topic 17), European Studies 347 (Topic: Social Dramas of Henrik Ibsen), 347 (Topic 12), German, Scandinavian, and Dutch Studies 341D, Scandinavian 323 (Topic 2), Women's and Gender Studies 345 (Topic 14). Additional prerequisite: Upper-division standing.
Topic 13: Films of Ingmar Bergman. Same as Comparative Literature 323 (Topic 11) and German, Scandinavian, and Dutch Studies 331C. An introduction to the films of Ingmar Bergman. Only one of the following may be counted: Comparative Literature 323 (Topic: Films of Ingmar Bergman), 323 (Topic 11), English 322 (Topic 18), European Studies 347 (Topic: Films of Ingmar Bergman), 347 (Topic 13), German, Scandinavian, and Dutch Studies 331C, Scandinavian 327 (Topic 9). Additional prerequisite: Upper-division standing.
Topic 14: Hans Christian Andersen. Same as Comparative Literature 323 (Topic 12) and German, Scandinavian, and Dutch Studies 341E. Introduction to such Hans Christian Andersen tales as "The Little Mermaid," "The Ugly Duckling," and "The Emperor's New Clothes." Examination of their author and the romantic period in which they were written, as well as their historical, philosophical, and literary context. Only one of the following may be counted: Comparative Literature 323 (Topic: Hans Christian Andersen), 323 (Topic 12), English 322 (Topic 19), European Studies 347 (Topic: Hans Christian Andersen), 347 (Topic 14), German, Scandinavian, and Dutch Studies 341E, Germanic Civilization 323E (Topic 4), Scandinavian 373 (Topic 4). Additional prerequisite: Upper-division standing.
Topic 15: Isak Dinesen/Karen Blixen. Same as Comparative Literature 323 (Topic 14), German, Scandinavian, and Dutch Studies 341G, and Women's and Gender Studies 345 (Topic 13). An introduction to the twentieth-century Danish author Karen Blixen, focusing on her major themes such as gender and destiny, and examining her role as a literary figure. Only one of the following may be counted: Comparative Literature 323 (Topic: Isak Dinesen/Karen Blixen), 323 (Topic 14), European Studies 347 (Topic: Isak Dinesen/Karen Blixen), 347 (Topic 15), German, Scandinavian, and Dutch Studies 341G, Germanic Civilization 323E (Topic 1), Scandinavian 373 (Topic 6), Women's and Gender Studies 345 (Topic 13). Additional prerequisite: Upper-division standing.
Topic 16: Contemporary Scandinavian Stories. Same as Comparative Literature 323 (Topic 10) and German, Scandinavian, and Dutch Studies 341J. An analysis of contemporary Scandinavian literature and films, how they reflect Scandinavian reality, and how Scandinavian identity is created through sports, food, and politics. Only one of the following may be counted: Comparative Literature 323 (Topic: Contemporary Scandinavian Stories), 323 (Topic 10), European Studies 347 (Topic: Contemporary Scandinavian Stories), 347 (Topic 16), German, Scandinavian, and Dutch Studies 341J, Germanic Civilization 323E (Topic: Contemporary Scandinavian Stories), Scandinavian 373 (Topic: Contemporary Scandinavian Stories). Additional prerequisite: Upper-division standing.
Topic 17: The Scandinavian Contribution to World Literature. Same as Comparative Literature 323 (Topic 16) and German, Scandinavian, and Dutch Studies 341K. Close readings of the most influential Scandinavian texts, including works by Nobel Prize-winning authors such as Knut Hamsun and Selma Lagerlof, as well as the playwrights August Strindberg and Henrik Ibsen while addressing important themes caused by the revolutionary transition to modernity in Scandinavia around 1900, including emancipation of women and sexuality. Only one of the following may be counted: Comparative Literature 323 (Topic: The Scandinavian Contribution to World Literature), 323 (Topic 16), European Studies 347 (Topic: The Scandinavian Contribution to World Literature), 347 (Topic 17), German, Scandinavian, and Dutch Studies 341K, Germanic Civilization 323E (Topic: The Scandinavian Contribution to World Literature), Scandinavian 373 (Topic: The Scandinavian Contribution to World Literature). Additional prerequisite: Upper-division standing.
Topic 18: Medieval Women Mystics. Same as German, Scandinavian, and Dutch Studies 361D, Religious Studies 357 (Topic 15), and Women's and Gender Studies 340 (Topic 51). The life and writings of Saint Birgitta of Sweden, fourteenth-century visionary, religious reformer, and pilgrim, examined and compared with her predecessor Hildegard of Bingen (Germany), her successor Margery Kempe (England), as well as Margery's mentor, Julian of Norwich. Social and historical contexts for all four of these women mystics will be explored in depth. Only one of the following may be counted: English 322 (Topic: Birgitta, Hildegard, and Margery), European Studies 347 (Topic: Birgitta, Hildegard, and Margery), 347 (Topic 18), German, Scandinavian, and Dutch Studies 361D, Germanic Civilization 327E (Topic 10), Religious Studies 357 (Topic: Birgitta, Hildegard, and Margery), 357 (Topic 15), Scandinavian 373 (Topic 8), Women's and Gender Studies 340 (Topic: Birgitta, Hildegard, and Margery), 340 (Topic 51). Additional prerequisite: Upper-division standing.
Topic 19: Tolerance in Dutch Culture. Same as German, Scandinavian, and Dutch Studies 361E and Women's and Gender Studies 340 (Topic 37). The historical roots of Dutch "tolerance" and how it plays a role in current Dutch culture and attitudes towards religious, gender, and sexual differences, as well as drug use, prostitution, and euthanasia. Exploration of the stereotypes and the actuality of these Dutch attitudes and policies from an international comparative perspective. Only one of the following may be counted: European Studies 347 (Topic: Dutch Culture: Too tolerant?), 347 (Topic 19), German, Scandinavian, and Dutch Studies 361E, Germanic Civilization 327E (Topic: Dutch Culture: Too tolerant?), Women's and Gender Studies 340 (Topic: Dutch Culture: Too tolerant?), 340 (Topic 37). Additional prerequisite: Upper-division standing.
Topic 20: Squaring the Vienna Circle. Same as Comparative Literature 323 (Topic 18) and German, Scandinavian, and Dutch Studies 361F. Traces the origin of the Vienna Circle of Logical Empiricism in nineteenth-century Europe, and introduces central texts and problems of intellectual history and historical epistemology at the roots of today's analytic philosophy. Only one of the following may be counted: Comparative Literature 323 (Topic: Squaring the Vienna Circle), 323 (Topic 18), European Studies 347 (Topic: Squaring the Vienna Circle), 347 (Topic 20), German, Scandinavian, and Dutch Studies 361F, Germanic Civilization 362E (Topic: Squaring the Vienna Circle), Philosophy 327 (Topic: Squaring the Vienna Circle), 354 (Topic: Squaring the Vienna Circle). Additional prerequisite: Upper-division standing.
Topic 21: European Folktale. Same as German, Scandinavian, and Dutch Studies 341C. Examination of a wide selection of collected Indo-European folktales as well as numerous perspectives for understanding, interpreting, and applying these tales. Frameworks for analysis ed include formalist and structuralist; nationalist and aesthetic; mythic and archetypal; socio-historical; psychoanalytical and therapeutic; and feminist and gender studies. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: Anthropology 310L (Topic: European Folktale), European Studies 307 (Topic: European Folktale), 347 (Topic 21), German, Scandinavian, and Dutch Studies 341C, Germanic Civilization 301 (Topic: European Folktale), Scandinavian 302 (Topic: European Folktale). Additional prerequisite: Upper-division standing.
Topic 23: Dante. Same as English 366D and Italian Civilization 349 (Topic 2). Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: English 322 (Topic 23), 366D, European Studies 347 (Topic: Dante), 347 (Topic 23), Italian Civilization 349 (Topic 2). Additional prerequisite: Upper-division standing.
Topic 24: Feminism and Film: Women Filmmakers in Northern and Central Europe. Same as Comparative Literature 323 (Topic 33), German, Scandinavian, and Dutch Studies 331D, and Women's and Gender Studies 340 (Topic 65). An introduction to the work of women filmmakers from Scandinavia, Germany, as well as to the viewing and interpretation of films in general. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: Comparative Literature 323 (Topic: Women Filmmakers in Northern and Central Europe), 323 (Topic 33), European Studies 347 (Topic: Women Filmmakers in Northern and Central Europe), 347 (Topic 24), German, Scandinavian, and Dutch Studies 330 (Topic: Women Filmmakers in Northern and Central Europe), 331D, Women's and Gender Studies 340 (Topic: Women Filmmakers in Northern and Central Europe), 340 (Topic 65). Additional prerequisite: Upper-division standing.
Topic 25: Fictions of the Self and Other. Same as Comparative Literature 323 (Topic 39), Core Texts and Ideas 345 (Topic 4), French Civilization 349 (Topic 2), and Women's and Gender Studies 345 (Topic 55). Focuses on representative works from nineteenth- and twentieth-century French fiction, from Balzac's Realism to the present. Examines literature in its relation to history, culture, and society, with special attention to both form and style in the development of the novel, poetry, and theatre. Only one of the following may be counted: Comparative Literature 323 (Topic: Fictions of the Self and Other), 323 (Topic 39), Core Texts and Ideas 345 (Topic: Fictions of the Self and Other), 345 (Topic 4), European Studies 347 (Topic: Fictions of the Self and Other), 347 (Topic 25), French Civilization 349 (Topic: Fictions of the Self and Other), 349 (Topic 2), Women's and Gender Studies 345 (Topic: Fictions of the Self and Other), 345 (Topic 55). Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

EUS 348. Topics in European Economics, Government, Business, and Policy.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted unless the topics vary: European Studies 346, 347, 348, 363. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Varies with the topic.

Topic 1: Governments and Politics of Eastern Europe. Same as Government 324J and Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies 335 (Topic 2: Governments and Politics of Eastern Europe). Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: European Studies 348 (Topic 1), Government 324J, Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies 335 (Topic 2). Additional prerequisite: Six semester hours of lower-division coursework in government.
Topic 2: International Trade. Same as International Business 350. Study of the principles, policies, and problems of the international exchange of goods and investments. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: Economics 339K, European Studies 348 (Topic 2), International Business 320F, 350. Additional prerequisite: Upper-division standing.
Topic 3: European Environmental Politics. Same as Government 365N (Topic 20). The history of environmental politics in both the member states of the European Union and the EU itself, including conceptual treatment of general environmental politics and policies, history of European environmentalism, and institutional responses at important 'traditional' and new EU member states. Also examines EU environmental policies themselves, such as the EU Emissions Trading System, chemicals policy, and GMO policy. Only one of the following may be counted: European Studies 348 (Topic: European Environmental Politics), 348 (Topic 3), Government 365N (Topic: European Environmental Politics), and 365N (Topic 20). Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.
Topic 4: Comprehensive Notions of European Security. Same as Government 365N (Topic 21). Examines the conceptual and practical aspects of European comprehensive security via the institutions charged with implementing it: the European Union (EU), the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE). Only one of the following may be counted: European Studies 348 (Topic: Comprehensive Notions of European Security), 348 (Topic 4), Government 365N (Topic: Comprehensive Notions of European Security), 365N (Topic 21). Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

EUS 350. Governments and Politics of Western Europe.

Same as Government 324L. Comparative study of peoples, institutions, parties, interest groups, and bureaucracy in the countries of Western Europe, concentrating on the major political systems of Britain, France, Germany, and Italy. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. European Studies 350 and Government 324L may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Six semester hours of lower-division coursework in government.

EUS 356. Germany and Europe since 1945.

Restricted to students participating in the summer program in Wuerzburg, Germany. The equivalent of three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and consent of instructor.

EUS 358Q. Supervised Research.

Individual instruction. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

EUS 362. Independent Research in European Studies.

Tutorially directed research on a modern European topic. Conference course. Required for the concentration in European studies. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing, admission to the European studies program, and consent of instructor.

EUS 363. Interdisciplinary Topics in European Studies.

An analysis of various aspects of European culture, science, and technology. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted unless the topics vary: European Studies 346, 347, 348, 363. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Varies with the topic.

EUS 375. Capstone Research in European Studies.

Supervised research on a modern European topic chosen in consultation with the student's adviser and culminating in a full-length thesis. Individual instruction. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing, admission to the European studies major, and consent of instructor.