EURO - European Studies

EURO 601 The Formation of the Republic of Letters

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

The beginnings of European culture in ancient Greece, its development into a Europe-wide civilization under the Roman Empire, and its survival as a common, Latin-based culture in the Middle Ages and Renaissance; deals with literature, the arts, and politics.
Prerequisite: Graduate classification.

EURO 602 The Rise of Modern Nation States

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Process by which the traditional, Latin-based common culture of Europe is supplemented and supplanted by vernacular cultures tied to the rise of nation states, from the Baroque through the Enlightenment and Romanticism to the nineteenth century; deals with literature, the arts, and politics.
Prerequisite: Graduate classification.

EURO 603 Nationalism and European Integration

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

From the breakdown of civilization in the twentieth century to the determination, difficulties, and potential of reconstituting a common European culture in the post-national era; deals with literature, the arts, politics, film, press, and new media.
Prerequisite: Graduate classification.

EURO 604 European Avantgardes

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

An interdisciplinary examination of modernist currents in art, culture, and politics.
Prerequisite: Graduate classification.

EURO 605 European Cinema

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

An examination of the development of cinematic culture in Europe from the Lumiere brothers' invention of the cinematograph, to the development of national film cultures, to current trends in transnational filmic coproduction.
Prerequisite: Graduate classification.

EURO 606 History and Memory in Modern Europe

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Explores artistic, cultural, and political representations of fundamental experiences in the shaping of modern Europe, such as the Holocaust, the Nazi occupation of Europe, and Soviet prison camps of the Gulag.
Prerequisite: Graduate classification.

EURO 607 Europe and Its Margins

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Explores the interaction between European and neighboring cultures, such as those of North and Central Asia, the Middle East, North Africa, and the Atlantic in history.
Prerequisite: Graduate classification.

EURO 608 European Drama

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Examines literary, social, and historical aspects of dramatic literature and performance in the context of different European cultures.
Prerequisite: Graduate classification.

EURO 610 Seminar in Classical Culture

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Topics in Greek and Roman culture and civilization; readings in English. May be repeated for credit.
Prerequisite: Graduate classification.

EURO 620 Seminar in French Culture

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Topics in French culture and civilization; readings in English. May be repeated for credit. Prerequsite: Graduate classification.

EURO 630 Seminar in German Culture

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Topics in German outline and civilization; readings in English. May be repeated for credit.
Prerequisite: Graduate classification.

EURO 640 Seminar in Russian Culture

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Topics in Russian culture and civilization; readings in English. May be repeated for credit.
Prerequisite: Graduate classification.

EURO 650 Seminar in Italian Culture

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Topics in Italian culture and civilization; readings in English. May be repeated for credit.
Prerequisite: Graduate classification.

EURO 681 Proseminar

Credit 1. 1 Lecture Hour.

Student and faculty presentation of research fields, current issues, and research methods.
Prerequisite: Graduate classification.

EURO 685 Directed Studies

Credits 1 to 4. 1 to 4 Lecture Hours.

Individual problems or research or scholarly activity not pertaining to thesis or dissertation, or selected instruction not covered by other courses. Final documentation of directed study is required.
Prerequisites: Graduate classification; approval of department head.

EURO 689 Special Topics in...

Credits 1 to 4. 1 to 4 Lecture Hours.

Selected topics in an identified area of European Studies. May be repeated for credit.

EURO 691 Research

Credits 1 to 12. 1 to 12 Lecture Hours.

Thesis or dissertation research; credit given only upon acceptance of completed thesis or dissertation.
Prerequisite: Graduate classification.