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2010-2011 Academic Year

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INTS-221*/0.5  Global Issues of the 21st Century 
A variety of intellectual approaches will be integrated in an interdisciplinary exploration of some of the major challenges facing the world community. Examination of such issues as the environment, poverty, disease, human rights, cultural identity or armed conflict will be used to stimulate discovery of what constitutes 'global engagement'.Topics will vary and the course may not be offered in every term.
Offered only at the Bader International Study Centre, Herstmonceux.
PREREQUISITE    Second-year standing or permission of the instructor.
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INTS-300*/0.5    Special Studies in Britain and Europe in a Global Context I  3S
This course will offer a unique opportunity to study a special topic in Britain and Europe in a global context.Topics will vary each term, and the course may not be offered every year.For detailed course description, see www.queensu.ca/isc.
Offered only at the Bader International Study Centre, Herstmonceux.
PREREQUISITE    Second-year standing, or permission of the instructor.
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INTS-301*/0.5 Special Studies in Britain and Europe in a Global Context II 3S
For a complete description, see INTS 300*.
PREREQUISITE Second-year standing, or permission of the instructor.
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INTS-303*/0.5 The Global Village: Case Studies of South-Eastern England 3S
This course will examine ways in which southeastern England has been and is connected to the world. Students will develop an appropriate research methodology drawing on local archival and oral resources to investigate selected topics. Topics will vary yearly and may be examined from a variety of perspectives: historical, sociological, cultural or within a multidisciplinary framework.
Offered only at the Bader International Study Centre, Herstmonceux.
PREREQUISITE   Second-year standing, or permission of the instructor.
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INTS-306*/0.5 Culture, Identity and Self 3L
An introduction to the theory and formation of cultural identity with some reference to cross-cultural issues.
Also offeredat the Bader International Study Centre, Herstmonceux.
Administered by the Department of Philosophy.
PREREQUISITE    Second-year standing or above.
EXCLUSION    IDIS 306*.
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INTS-307*/0.5 Intercultural Relations 3L
An examination of individual and group relations within and between culturally diverse societies. Topics include: relations among indigenous, immigrant and ethnocultural communities; acculturation and identity strategies; the role of prejudice, discrimination, dominance, emotions and values; intercultural communications and training; and modes of mutual accommodation (pluralism, internationalism and globalism).
Also offeredat the Bader International Study Centre, Herstmonceux.
Administered by the Department of Sociology.
PREREQUISITE    Second-year standing or above.
EXCLUSION    IDIS 307*.
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INTS-312*/0.5 Seminar in Modern European Studies I  3S
This course will offer a unique opportunity to study a special topic in Modern European Studies.Topics will vary each term, and the course may not be offered every year.For a detailed course description, see www.queensu.ca/isc.
Offered only at the Bader International Study Centre, Herstmonceux.
PREREQUISITE    Second-year standing, or permission of the instructor.
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INTS-313*/0.5 Seminar in Modern European Studies II    3S
For a complete description, see INTS 312*.
Offered only at the Bader International Study Centre, Herstmonceux.
PREREQUISITE    Second-year standing, or permission of the instructor.
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INTS-320*/0.5 Fascism in Europe: From Napoleon to Hitler 3L
An introduction to the growth of the fascist mentality in Europe from a cultural perspective. The course will treat the Third Reich as part of the broader conservative and nationalist challenge to liberalism.
Administered by the Department of German Language and Literature.
PREREQUISITE    Second-year standing or above.
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INTS-321*/0.5 Global Cities: Imagining the City in a Transnational World 3L
A comparative discussion of the representation of global cities in contemporary fiction, film, and scholarly criticism from an international, transcultural, and interdisciplinary perspective. The course explores the relationship between the city and globalization and the widely varying narratives it has engendered.
Administered by the Department of German Language and Literature.
PREREQUISITE    Second-year standing or permission of the Department.
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INTS-322*/0.5 Conflict and Culture: Literature, Law, and Human Rights 3L
An examination of international discourses on conflict and resolution, including theories of reconciliation, human rights, and international law, as portrayed in various media (fiction, theatre and film) and diverse cultural contexts (e.g. ancient Greece, Germany, South Africa and Canada).
Administered by the Department of German Language and Literature.
PREREQUISITE    Second-year standing or permission of the Department.
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INTS-323*/0.5 International Perspectives in the Creative Arts I   3S
A study of thematic and stylistic approaches to the representation of selected cultures and to the presentation and evocation of global issues in one or more of the fine, performing or media arts.Topics will vary each year.For detailed course description, see www.queensu.ca/isc.
Offered only at the Bader International Study Centre, Herstmonceux.
PREREQUISITE    Second-year standing in the relevant arts discipline.
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INTS-324*/0.5 International Perspectives in the Creative Arts II 3S
For a complete description, see INTS 323*.
Offered only at the Bader International Study Centre, Herstmonceux.
PREREQUISITE  Second-year standing in the relevant arts discipline.
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IDIS-304*/0.5 British Studies I
For a complete description, see Interdisciplinary Studies.
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IDIS-305*/0.5 British Studies II
For a complete description, see Interdisciplinary Studies.
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LANG-010*/0.5 Language Acquisition - Beginning Level I
For students studying abroad who wish to learn a modern language other than English and who have no previous knowledge of that language. A basic level of understanding, speaking, reading and writing in the language. An introduction to elements of culture of the countries in which the language is spoken.
NOTEFor students on an approved exchange or international direct enrolmentat an accredited institution.
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LANG-011*/0.5 Language Acquisition - Beginning Level II
For a complete description, see LANG 010*.
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LANG-120*/0.5 Language Acquisition - Advanced Level I
For students studying abroad who wish to learn a modern language other than English and who have acquired a basic knowledge of that language. An increased emphasis on the study of the grammatical structures of the language and on the acquisition of vocabulary. Practice in speaking, reading and writing. Continued study of the culture including history, customs, and literature of the country.
NOTEFor students on an approved exchange or international direct enrolment at an accredited institution.
PREREQUISITE LANG 010* and LANG 011* in the same language, or as determined by a language placement test administered by the host institution.
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LANG 121*/0.5 Language Acquisition - Advanced Level II
For a complete description, see LANG 120*. PREREQUISITE LANG 010* and LANG 011* in the same language, or as determined by a language placement test administered by the host institution.
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