Explores the regional and global dimensions of a cultural theme or practice; topics vary and could include Global Languages and Cultures, Global Memory Studies, Global Cinema, Languages and Cultures of the Mediterranean, and Islands and Oceans. See Class Schedule for current topics. May be repeated in separate terms up to 9 hours if topics vary.
This course satisfies the General Education Criteria for:
UIUC: Hist&Philosoph Perspect
UIUC: Western Compartv Cult
Introduces undergraduate students to both quantitatively and qualitatively oriented approaches to research design, data collection and data analysis in the study of language, literature, and culture. this course covers the basics of research design, archival methods, data collection, data analyses, and analytical writing appropriate for the disciplines represented in the School of Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics. Students develop their own research projects as part of the course. May be repeated in separate terms up to 6 hours if topics vary.