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ANN Architectural Entanglements with Labor Virtual, International
Terms: Spring
Description: Description Architecture is both the product of labor and the organizer of its relations, yet often these issues remain overshadowed by aesthetic considerations and the broader discourse of design. This course aims to shift the question of labor in [...]
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ANN Beyond Bollywood: Mapping South Asian Cinema Virtual, International
Terms: Spring
Description: Description South Asian Cinema is nearly synonymous with Indian Cinema to the international audience, though all other countries have a long tradition of filmmaking. India produces the highest number of films in the world. Globally, Indian Cinema is [...]
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ANN Civic Action and Research Virtual, International
Terms: Spring
Description: Description In this upper level course, students who are leading a community engagement project deepen their understanding of civil society through participatory research and engagement that explores the structure of civil society organizations, t he[...]
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ANN Civic Engagement Virtual, International
Terms: Spring
Description: Description This course examines historical, philosophical and practical elements of civic engagement while exploring the underlying question of what it means to be an engaged citizen in the early XXIst century. It will examine notions of personal r esponsibility,[...]
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ANN Contemporary Developments in Finance Virtual, International
Terms: Spring
Description: Description The seminar will contrast the academic analysis of financial economics with the coverage it receives in the newspapers and on the nightly newscast. The stories on the news are almost always connected with people, whether we observe [...]
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ANN Data and Democracy: Statistics and Data Science for Engaged Citizenship in the 21st Century Virtual, International
Terms: Spring
Description: Description In the 21st century, merely being informed about current events and happenings is no longer adequate. With the pervasive influence of misinformation on social media platforms, many facts that should not be controversial are readily calle d[...]
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ANN Dissent: Politics, Justice, Dignity Virtual, International
Terms: Spring
Description: Description Why do citizens rebel? When is it legitimate to break the law? What makes resistance civil? This course surveys modern theories of dissent and resistance. We will examine the characteristics, justifications, and limitations of major form s[...]
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ANN Literature in the Digital Age Virtual, International
Terms: Spring
Description: Description The proliferation of digital information and communications technologies over the past half-century has transformed and continues to transform how literary works are composed, produced, circulated, read, and interpreted. What new forms a nd[...]
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ANN Monitoring Environmental Change Virtual, International
Terms: Spring
Description: Description In the face of climate change, communities are tasked with the equitable management of shared natural resources. Environmental monitoring provides local and global communities with the data needed to inform planning to ensure the availab ility[...]
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ANN Reproductive Health and Human Rights Virtual, International
Terms: Spring
Description: Description Centuries ago, a radical shift in attitudes and norms concerning sexual, reproductive and family life began spreading from one society to another.  Scholars call it the Demographic Transition, narrowly defined as a progressive reduc tion[...]
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ANN Something Old, Something New Virtual, International
Terms: Spring
Description: Description An introduction to reading, writing, and writing about poetry, Something Old, Something New pairs poetry of the past with poetry of the contemporary to examine how poets respond to each other and their social context. Poetry travels, so [...]
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ANN The Anthropology of Home Virtual, International
Terms: Spring
Description: Description What makes a home? Are homes political? This course will examine the meanings, materialities, and effects of homes across cultural contexts and through time. It will seek to understand how homes are unmade and remade, and what the effect s[...]
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AQB Advanced Topics in International Law: Technology and Human Rights in Twenty-First Century (Possibilities, Challenges and Threats) Virtual, International
Terms: Spring
Description: Description Many approaches in examining technology exist of those that look at technology through ethics, utility but also through sustainable development and ecology. Twenty-first century is marked with increased technological developments which f ocus[...]
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AQB Gazing at/through/within the Arab World Virtual, International
Terms: Spring
Description: Description This course aims to provide students with multiple perspectives from which to understand the modern Arab world. Using both social sciences and humanities approaches, this course will give students a wide variety of texts through which th ey[...]
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AQB Special Topics in Social Thought: Dislocated Identities in a Fragmenting World Virtual, International
Terms: Spring
Description: Description The proposed course is built around several interconnected OSUN research and teaching themes including conflict resolution, ethnic relations, migration, nationalism and transnationalism, human rights, and urban development as well as the [...]
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AUAF Introduction to Information Security Virtual, International
Terms: Spring
Description: Description This course relates to global information security and the role it plays in International Relations. Citizens of countries around the world have grown accustomed to the ever-present threat of a terrorist attack, which could come in the f orm[...]
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AUAF Renewable Energy and Green Technology Virtual, International
Terms: Spring
Description: Description This course will introduce green technology, renewable energy, and why renewable energy and green technology is necessary for our societies. This course is intended for students in other fields of study who want to learn the fundame ntal[...]
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AUAF Science in Islamic Culture Virtual, International
Terms: Spring
Description: Description This course intends to give an overview and a basic introduction to the achievements of Muslim civilization in the fields of physics, chemistry, biology, mathematics and astronomy. Its focus is on the contributions of Muslim scientists a nd[...]
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AUBG EU Politics Virtual, International
Terms: Spring
Description: Description This course is an introduction to the structures, policies, and current political issues related to European integration. More specifically, the course deals with the institutional and political context in which the European Union operat es,[...]
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AUBG Postmodern Fictions Virtual, International
Terms: Spring
Description: Description This course provides an advanced study of contemporary North American and European fiction with particular reference to the concept of postmodernism. A broad range of authors from the 1960s to early 2000s will be studied including Kathy [...]
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AUCA Diplomatic History Virtual, International
Terms: Spring
Description: Description This course provides students with a survey of international relations history with a focus on European diplomacy. The main aim of this course is to deliver the historical background of the current affairs in international relations. Wit h[...]
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AUCA Education for Sustainable Development Virtual, International
Terms: Spring
Description: Description The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), also known as the Global Goals, were adopted by the United Nations in 2015 as a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure that by 2030 all people enjoy peace and pro sperity. [...]
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AUCA International Criminal Law Virtual, International
Terms: Spring
Description: Description Widespread violations of human rights had become a common practice in the contemporary world. Thus, the growing concern of the international community resulted in a demand for international criminal persecution of those who committed gra ve[...]
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AUCA International Investment Dispute Settlement Virtual, International
Terms: Spring
Description: Description This course is focused on the study of legal aspects of international investment dispute settlement. As the number of multimillion-dollar investment arbitration cases filed by investors against host states is increasing, the comprehensio n[...]
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AUCA Oral History Theories and Methods Virtual, International
Terms: Spring
Description: Description Oral history is a method of research used primarily by historians, but also by many other social scientists and cultural studies researchers. The goals of an oral history project may be to collect, archive, and make public individual rec ollections[...]
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AUCA Political Communication Virtual, International
Terms: Spring
Description: Description In this course we will discover how, why, and when humans claim, lose, or share power through symbolic exchanges. We will pay special attention to the media and its role in democratic processes. We will learn about the influences of the [...]
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AUCA Political Economy of Media Virtual, International
Terms: Spring
Description: Description This seminar provides a critical lens on the media environment and how media systems and their structure operate in society. It focuses mainly on the relationship between media, politics, the economy in society, and empowered agents such [...]
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AUCA-Bard Summer Practicum Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
Terms: Summer Description: SUMMER PRACTICUM PROGRAM IN CENTRAL ASIA  Development, Environment, and Social Change: Contemporary Issues in Central Asia This four-week summer practicum program in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, offers intellectually adventurous students the oppor tunity[...]
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American University of Central Asia (AUCA-Bard Study Abroad Program) Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: For program costs/fees, please click on the link above next to Budget Sheets. For more information on our Bard Abroad in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan program, please visit our website: Academics Summer Student Life Health & Safety Alumni/ae [...]
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BCB Contemporary Cultural Theory: Comparative Approaches to Race, Class and Gender Virtual, International
Terms: Spring
Description: Description In this class, students will be familiarized with comparative approaches in contemporary (Anglophone) cultural theory that engage with the central issues of representation and discourse, memory, race, class and gender. We will discuss th e[...]
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BCB State Theory: Law, Politics, and Space Virtual, International
Terms: Spring
Description: Description Law and politics are embedded in space and its many territorial categories. However, the spatial dimensions of law and politics are not always made explicit in the respective disciplinary traditions. Jurisdiction, sovereignty, non-interv ention,[...]
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Bard Globalization and International Affairs Program (BGIA) New York City, United States
Terms: BGIA Fall, BGIA Spring, BGIA Summer Description: For program costs/fees, please see here: bgia.bard.edu/admission/tuition/ For more information on the Bard Globalization and International Affairs Program (BGIA), please visit our website: bgia.bard.edu  IMPORTANT This application is [...]
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Bard in Berlin Study Abroad Program Berlin, Germany
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: For program costs/fees, please click on the link above next to Budget Sheets. For more information on Bard in Berlin and Arts and Society in Berlin, please visit our website: IMPORTANT This application is for students who wish to study abroad [...]
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Berlin Summer Studio Berlin, Germany
Terms: Summer Description: For more information on our Bard Abroad in Berlin summer and semester programs, please visit our website: Academics Summer Studio Student Life Health & Safety
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Berlin Theater Intensive at Bard College Berlin Berlin, Germany
Terms: Summer Description: For more information on our Bard Abroad in Berlin summer and semester programs, please visit our website: Academics Summer Theater Intensive Student Life Health & Safety
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Brac Climate Change and Business Virtual, International
Terms: Spring
Description: Description Climate change is one of the most discussed issues in local to national, and the global context for the last half century, since it brings risks for natural, human, and social system. The multi-dimensional impact of climate change has at tracted[...]
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Brac Cyber Law Virtual, International
Terms: Spring
Description: Description The main focus of Cyber Law course is to get students acquainted with 'ICT in the arena of Law' and would denote the entire interaction between law and cyberspace. The course would be divided into several themes covering introduc tory[...]
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Brac Ethics and Culture Virtual, International
Terms: Spring
Description: Description This course will introduce students to the major theoretical debates and practical applications in the field of ethics. The philosophy of ethics examines the question of how we ought to live and act. Since ancient times, philosophers in [...]
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Brac Evolution of Global Environmental Governance Virtual, International
Terms: Spring
Description: Description The question of global environmental governance has never been more pressing. In the context of accelerating climate change, biodiversity loss, pollution, and many other issues, this course investigates the twin questions of firstly, how [...]
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Brac Introduction to Political Science Virtual, International
Terms: Spring
Description: Description The course aims to introduce students to key concepts, approaches, and debates in political science by exploring some of the foundational and groundbreaking works in the discipline’s subfields of political theory, comparative polit ics,[...]
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Brac Law for Life, Peace and Justice Virtual, International
Terms: Spring
Description: Description The objective of this course is to develop the ability of students to think critically and innovatively about the application of law in one’s life as a means to achieve justice at the individual, community and national/global level s.[...]
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CEU Economics for Non-Economists Virtual, International
Terms: Spring
Description: Description This undergraduate class provides a gentle introduction to modern economics for students who are not following a major field of study in economics.  Economists rely heavily on models and quantitative methods in their analysis and mo st[...]
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CEU Philosophy of Art Virtual, International
Terms: Spring
Description: Description This introduction to the philosophy of art deals with the following questions: How to define art, whether art represents a break from or a continuation with our daily lives, whether taste and quality are completely subjective, whether (o r[...]
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Central European University (Bard-CEU) Vienna, Austria
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Description: For program costs/fees, please click on the link above next to Budget Sheets. For more information on our Bard-CEU program, please visit our website: Academics Student Life Health & Safety Alumni/ae Opportunities  
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Facets of Contemporary Russia: Language, Culture, Geopolitics Virtual, Russia
Terms: Summer Description: Facets of Contemporary Russia: Language, Culture, Geopolitics  Online Program Dates: July 5 - August 5, 2021 16 academic hours per week, 64 hours total Four weeks of academic instruction; fifth week for course completion Four credits [...]
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NSYSU Asia-Pacific International Politics in the Post-Pandemic Era Virtual, International
Terms: Spring
Description: Description 2019 saw the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic and the ensuing global humanitarian disaster, and the political situation in the Asia Pacific saw unprecedented developments. This course will cover the region’s recent political and [...]
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Russian Summer Language Intensive in Bishkek Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
Terms: Summer Description: Russian Summer Language Intensive Bishkek Bard College is excited to announce a new Russian Summer Language Intensive to be held at the American University of Central Asia in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, Bard’s longstanding partner in Central Asia. [...]
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SRC Climate Change Seminar and Lab Virtual, International
Terms: Spring
Description: Description This course examines the science of the Earth’s climate, with a focus on understanding the recent scientific realization that human activity could be changing it in profound ways. Topics include solar radiation, the carbon cycle, g reenhouse[...]
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SRC Climate, Ecology, and Common Property: Perspectives From the Paleolithic to the Anthropocene Virtual, International
Terms: Spring
Description: Description This course examines the history, politics, and geography of common property institutions in cross-cultural perspective. Adopting a theoretical framework that incorporates cosmology, ecology, economy, and political organization (Cosmos, [...]
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SRC Leadership, Writing & Public Speaking for Social & Environmental Justice Virtual, International
Terms: Spring
Description: Description It’s not enough just to care about an issue, you also have to learn how to communicate your passion in ways that inspire others to stand up and work for positive change. Drawing on the work of inspiring global leaders, we will expl ore[...]
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SRC Playwriting: Writing Your Truth Virtual, International
Terms: Spring
Description: Description Most writers will tell you that in order to write, you must read…and what you read should be the best.  I will add that what you read should also be diverse, in cultural and historical perspective, in style, and in origin.&nb sp;[...]
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SRC Writing to Right the World Virtual, International
Terms: Spring
Description: Description This class is for students who care about issues of social and environmental justice, and want to communicate their passion to a variety of target audiences.  We will read the professionals in a range of genres, and try our own hand s[...]
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UniAndes Art and Diversity Virtual, International
Terms: Spring
Description: Description In 1938 the painter Ignacio Gómez Jaramillo, influenced by Mexican muralism, made two murals in the National Capitol of Bogotá. Two historical events of the nineteenth century past: the Insurrection of the Comuneros and the [...]
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UniAndes Digital Technologies: Challenges, Opportunities and Ethical and Social Implications Virtual, International
Terms: Spring
Description: Description Information and Telecommunications Technologies (ICT) are increasingly ubiquitous in our world. Despite using them every day, many times our knowledge is superficial, which does not allow us to take advantage of their potential or recogn ize[...]
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UniAndes Education and Science Virtual, International
Terms: Spring
Description: Description In this course, students will reflect on how science teaching and learning is everyone's responsibility and right. Understanding the epistemology of science is crucial for us, as scientifically and technologically literate citizens, [...]
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UniAndes Gender, Identity and Development Virtual, International
Terms: Spring
Description: Description The course seeks to generate capacities for conceptual analysis, ethical and critical reflection in students from a gender perspective, facing their different problems and dimensions of public and private life. It seeks to understand the [...]
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UniAndes Understanding Society: Culture And Institutions Virtual, International
Terms: Spring
Description: Description In  our  attempt  to  understand human society and its uniqueness, we will look at the origins of institutionalization and culture; sex and gender as cultural and institutional; the particular role of language or &ldq uo;the[...]
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Virtual German Language Intensive Virtual, Other
Terms: Summer Description: Virtual German Language Intensive Summer 2021 Program Dates: August 2 - August 22 2021 Professor: Vincent Hessling Course#Title_ GER 206 EC _ Weltstadt Berlin. An Intensive German Summer Course (online) 4 credits Class Time s:[...]
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Virtual Russian Summer Language Intensive Virtual, Other
Terms: Summer Description: Virtual Russian Summer Language Intensive 2021 Program Dates: June 28 - July 16, 2021 Professor: Oleg Minin Course Title: Virtual Russian Summer Language Intensive, 4 credits Class Days/Times: Monday - Friday 10am -11:30am / 11:45am- 1:15pm[...]
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