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Titlesort ascending Quarter Day, Time, Location Instructor(s) Description
POLISCI 75 (section 1)
The 2018 Midterm Election: Making Your Voice Heard
2018-2019 Autumn
Wednesday
3:30pm - 6:20pm
200-303
Chen, L., Cain, B.

Elections are critical to determining the direction of this country, but how do you get involved in ways beyond voting? How do campaigns work on a practical level? How can students make a difference in the upcoming midterm elections? This class offers an opportunity to gain knowledge of and... more

CEE 224X (section 1)
Sustainable Urban Systems Fundamentals (CEE 124X)
2018-2019 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
10:30am - 11:50am
Y2E2 292A
Katz, G., Ouyang, D., Leckie, J., Ortolano, L.

This course is designed to provide students with fundamental mindsets and toolsets that they can apply to real-world problem solving in the context of urban systems. It focuses on fundamental quantitative and qualitative methods for acquiring knowledge and assessing performance of urban systems... more

EARTHSYS 160 (section 1)
Sustainable Cities (URBANST 164)
2018-2019 Autumn
Monday Wednesday
10:30am - 12:20pm
Lathrop 190
Chan, D.

Service-learning course that exposes students to sustainability concepts and urban planning as a tool for determining sustainable outcomes in the Bay Area. Focus will be on the relationship of land use and transportation planning to housing and employment patterns, mobility, public health, and... more

PUBLPOL 135 (section 1)
Regional Politics and Decision Making in Silicon Valley and the Greater Bay Area
2018-2019 Autumn
Wednesday
4:30pm - 5:50pm
110-101
Hancock, R.

Dynamics of regional leadership and decision making in Silicon Valley, a complex region composed of 40 cities and four counties without any overarching framework for governance. Formal and informal institutions shaping outcomes in the region. Case studies include transportation, workforce... more

ANTHRO 111B (section 1)
Muwekma: Landscape Archaeology and the Narratives of California Natives (ARCHLGY 111B, NATIVEAM 111B)
2018-2019 Autumn
Monday Wednesday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
School of Education 130
Wilcox, M.

This course explores the unique history of San Francisco Bay Area tribes with particular attention to Muwekma Ohlone- the descendent community associated with the landscape surrounding and including Stanford University. The story of Muwekma provides a window into the history of California... more

ARCHLGY 111B (section 1)
Muwekma: Landscape Archaeology and the Narratives of California Natives (ANTHRO 111B, NATIVEAM 111B)
2018-2019 Autumn
Monday Wednesday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
School of Education 130
Wilcox, M.

This course explores the unique history of San Francisco Bay Area tribes with particular attention to Muwekma Ohlone- the descendent community associated with the landscape surrounding and including Stanford University. The story of Muwekma provides a window into the history of California... more

AMSTUD 68N (section 1)
Mark Twain and American Culture (ENGLISH 68N)
2018-2019 Autumn
Monday Wednesday
2:30pm - 3:20pm
Lathrop 290
Fishkin, S.

Preference to freshmen. Mark Twain defined the rhythms of our prose and the contours of our moral map. He recognized our extravagant promise and stunning failures, our comic foibles and  tragic flaws. He is viewed as the most American of American authors--and as one of the most universal. How... more

ENGLISH 68N (section 1)
Mark Twain and American Culture (AMSTUD 68N)
2018-2019 Autumn
Monday Wednesday
2:30pm - 3:20pm
Lathrop 290
Fishkin, S.

Preference to freshmen. Mark Twain defined the rhythms of our prose and the contours of our moral map. He recognized our extravagant promise and stunning failures, our comic foibles and  tragic flaws. He is viewed as the most American of American authors--and as one of the most universal. How... more

CEE 141A (section 1)
Infrastructure Project Development (CEE 241A)
2018-2019 Autumn
Monday Wednesday Friday
8:30am - 10:20am
Gates B12
Moscovich, J.

Infrastructure is critical to the economy, global competitiveness and quality of life. Topics include energy, transportation, water, public facilities, and communications sectors. Analysis of the condition of the nation's infrastructure and how projects are planned and financed. Focus is on... more

NATIVEAM 122 (section 1)
Historiography & Native American Oral Traditions and Narratives
2018-2019 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
6:30pm - 8:20pm
200-201
Red Shirt, D.

This course is an introduction to Native American Literature in the United States in a (post) colonial, or decolonized context (in the last seventy years). The readings focus on the complex social and political influences that have shaped Native American literature in the last half of the... more

CEE 265F (section 1)
Environmental Governance and Climate Resilience (PUBLPOL 265F)
2018-2019 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
50-52H
Cain, B., Ortolano, L.

Adaptation to climate change will not only require new infrastructure and policies but it will also challenge our local, state and national governments to collaborate across jurisdictional lines in ways that include many different types of private and nonprofit organizations and individual... more

EARTHSYS 100 (section 1)
Environmental and Geological Field Studies in the Rocky Mountains (ESS 101)
2018-2019 Autumn
Chamberlain, P.

Three-week, field-based program in the Greater Yellowstone/Teton and Wind River Mountains of Wyoming. Field-based exercises covering topics including: basics of structural geology and petrology; glacial geology; western cordillera geology; paleoclimatology; chemical weathering; aqueous... more

ESS 101 (section 1)
Environmental and Geological Field Studies in the Rocky Mountains (EARTHSYS 100)
2018-2019 Autumn
Chamberlain, P.

Three-week, field-based program in the Greater Yellowstone/Teton and Wind River Mountains of Wyoming. Field-based exercises covering topics including: basics of structural geology and petrology; glacial geology; western cordillera geology; paleoclimatology; chemical weathering; aqueous... more

AMSTUD 115 (section 1)
Asian American Film and Popular Culture (ASNAMST 115)
2018-2019 Autumn
Wednesday
6:00pm - 8:50pm
School of Education 208
Gow, W., Gow, W.

Since the later part of the nineteenth century, representations of Asian Americans in popular culture have played a defining role in shaping ideas of citizenship and national belonging in the United States. Tracing the evolution Asian American representations from the silent film era through the... more

AMSTUD 186D (section 1)
Asian American Art: 1850-Present (ARTHIST 186B, ASNAMST 186B)
2018-2019 Autumn
Monday Wednesday
3:00pm - 4:20pm
McMurtry Building rm 350
Kwon, M.

In 1968, the Asian American Political Alliance began a successful campaign to jettison the designation "oriental" in favor of "Asian American." Given the term's recent genesis, what do we refer to when we discuss "Asian American art," and how can we speak of its history? This lecture class will... more

ARTHIST 186B (section 1)
Asian American Art: 1850-Present (AMSTUD 186D, ASNAMST 186B)
2018-2019 Autumn
Monday Wednesday
3:00pm - 4:20pm
McMurtry Building rm 350
Kwon, M.

In 1968, the Asian American Political Alliance began a successful campaign to jettison the designation "oriental" in favor of "Asian American." Given the term's recent genesis, what do we refer to when we discuss "Asian American art," and how can we speak of its history? This lecture class will... more

AFRICAAM 102B (section 1)
Art and Social Criticism (AMSTUD 102, ARTHIST 162B, CSRE 102A, FEMGEN 102)
2018-2019 Autumn
Monday Wednesday
10:30am - 12:20pm
McMurtry Building rm 350
Hertz, B.

Visual artists have long been in the forefront of social criticism in America. Since the 1960s, various visual strategies have helped emergent progressive political movements articulate and represent complex social issues. Which artists and particular art works/projects have become key anchors... more

AMSTUD 102 (section 1)
Art and Social Criticism (AFRICAAM 102B, ARTHIST 162B, CSRE 102A, FEMGEN 102)
2018-2019 Autumn
Monday Wednesday
10:30am - 12:20pm
McMurtry Building rm 350
Hertz, B.

Visual artists have long been in the forefront of social criticism in America. Since the 1960s, various visual strategies have helped emergent progressive political movements articulate and represent complex social issues. Which artists and particular art works/projects have become key anchors... more

ARTHIST 162B (section 1)
Art and Social Criticism (AFRICAAM 102B, AMSTUD 102, CSRE 102A, FEMGEN 102)
2018-2019 Autumn
Monday Wednesday
10:30am - 12:20pm
McMurtry Building rm 350
Hertz, B.

Visual artists have long been in the forefront of social criticism in America. Since the 1960s, various visual strategies have helped emergent progressive political movements articulate and represent complex social issues. Which artists and particular art works/projects have become key anchors... more

CSRE 102A (section 1)
Art and Social Criticism (AFRICAAM 102B, AMSTUD 102, ARTHIST 162B, FEMGEN 102)
2018-2019 Autumn
Monday Wednesday
10:30am - 12:20pm
McMurtry Building rm 350
Hertz, B.

Visual artists have long been in the forefront of social criticism in America. Since the 1960s, various visual strategies have helped emergent progressive political movements articulate and represent complex social issues. Which artists and particular art works/projects have become key anchors... more

FEMGEN 102 (section 1)
Art and Social Criticism (AFRICAAM 102B, AMSTUD 102, ARTHIST 162B, CSRE 102A)
2018-2019 Autumn
Monday Wednesday
10:30am - 12:20pm
McMurtry Building rm 350
Hertz, B.

Visual artists have long been in the forefront of social criticism in America. Since the 1960s, various visual strategies have helped emergent progressive political movements articulate and represent complex social issues. Which artists and particular art works/projects have become key anchors... more