Studentswill delve into weekly topics concerning some challenges of food culture in Asia with attention to topics such as food security, food markets, restaurant and commercial foods, foods among diaspora communities, the origins of key crops, the future of genetically modified foods, trends in health foods, and problems of malnutrition. This course will also investigate the struggles of Vietnamese immigrant acculturation in the United States, among those who arrived here between the 1970s to 1990s, given the circumstances that facilitated their arrival. Political Economy of Global Energy and the Environment. Economic and social inequality continues to grow and has become even more pronounced during the COVID-19 crisis. Em H0Ga"T@9 BuPQ SB' Pc`%2y2 A@ As we are all users of at least one language, our personal linguistic and cultural background(s), and language ideologies are fundamental to this course. For each policy area, well compare different policy trajectories and outcomes on human development indicators in three advanced industrialized democracies: Sweden, Germany, and the United States. Primarily focused on the history of the book trade in England and the United States, the course will facilitate independent projects on print culture across time periods and national boundaries. Since 2006, there have been more than 375,000 murders in Mexico, and more than 75,000 people have gone missing. This course will introduce you to the study of local politics in the U.S. and abroad. Students seeking enrollment should email isp@ucsd.edu, Culture and Society in International Perspective, Day, Joel - School of Global Policy & Strategy. The themes will revolve around the search for energy security through cooperation or competition, the complex interaction between the economics and politics of energy markets, and the challenges of sustainable energy development. This course presents an overview of language policy from a global perspective and explores the social and political issues that surround these policies for language users. While investigating these questions, you will also construct your own research paper, on a related topic of your choosing. has evolved from a being a relatively rare event restricted to a handful of advanced industrial democracies to a much more common and visible occurrence across widely different societies. The focus will then shift to how these factors have affected policy initiatives and outcomes in economics, trade, employment, education, social welfare, agriculture, energy, election reform, and foreign policy. International Studies Honors Program (4 units). How can geopolitics and tensions between the world's superpowers impact the economy of countries around the world? This course will teach the history and the politics of the Taiwan Question, focusing on how the governments of the United States, the PRC, and Taiwan have defined their positions in this dispute. '; 'How can we properly honor the ancestral past of others in complex, multicultural nation-states?'. Due to COVID-19, a "Pass" grade from Spring 2020 in INTL 101 and INTL 102 will be accepted. If so, for whom? In the first part, we will cover the basics of international law using introductory texts from the legal literature. The basic fundamentals of copyright and contract law will be introduced to ensure a foundation for the exploration of new technology business development and contract formation. This course will analyze the impact of social class, language, education, and the factors that have facilitated or impeded democratization, good governance, and economic modernization. In this course we will examine the ways in which womens representation has been achieved in a variety of political systems. Policy puzzles will include housing, homelessness, transit, public safety, culture and tourism, among others. We will explore city policies and their limits, the impulse toward reform of city governments in the U.S., and the effects of reform efforts on the distribution of power in and across communities. Capstone Seminar in International Studies (4 units), INTL 190H. Indeed, many music festivals are increasing including world music artists in the lineup. If not, why not? Analysis of the cultural and social developments of the modern era from the perspective of interaction among societies. As a means to reveal the ongoing challenges in this landscape, we will examine three industries that have undergone tectonic changes over the last few decades: video, music and computer. Questions well ask include: What explains central differences in national policy trajectories and outcomes? The seminar will review the drivers in the rise of modern populism, e.g., economic instability, immigration, globalization, and shifts in political influence. The growing disparity among musicians tracks what has happened to US income distribution as a whole, all of which was a result of the rise of digital technology. Fewer musicians are commanding a larger piece of the dollars in the music business, and this is also seen in society at large. Some of the questions well ask include, 'How has food insecurity influenced geopolitical conflict? That perspective will help us examine the way digital technology has disrupted the reporting of news, and the consequent effect on the way we make political decisions small and large. All INTL courses must be taken at UCSD. This seminar examines the various cultural policies enacted by several dictatorial regimes around the globe during the twentieth century with respect to the creation and cultivation of propaganda, censorship of media and the arts, and cultural diplomacy. UC San Diego 9500 Gilman Dr. La Jolla, CA 92093 (858) 534-2230, Interdisciplinary Electives & Regional Requirement. Does creative destruction by digital technology always benefit society? What are dominant obstacles that might prevent development and implementation of more effective and equitable policies? Why is nationalism a compelling force in facilitating political change? This seminar is designed to deepen your knowledge of key public policy areas in advanced industrialized democracies in the 21st century as well as explore how, and why, these policies differentially impact the social, economic, and political standing of their citizens. Each was unheard of in the age of Woodstock, but are completely expected at Coachella. The themes we will discuss revolve around us, our co-existence as language users, and how our beliefs shape language practices and policies. The course will provide the tools and other resources to engage in comparative research on several policy areas or countries of your choosing. Using a comparative approach, the seminary will seek to inventory the public policy and institutional responses, impacts, and outcomes of modern-day populism, identifying whether and how the public interest has been served or hindered. This course will analyze the geopolitics and economics of the global energy industry and markets. %PDF-1.6 % The people of Taiwan, however, see themselves as living under their own democracy. Transnational challenges dealing with the environment, drugs, human migration, and terrorism do not stop at borders. Economics, Politics, and International Change, Walter, Barbara - School of Global Policy & Strategy. The topics for INTL 190 vary depending on each professor. The topics of analysis will include the struggle against European colonialism and apartheid in Africa, activism carried out by athletes and musicians, and international campaigns against racial violence in the United States, among others. The content and the perspectives of this course require an ongoing dialogue that should allow us to reflect critically and analytically about our existence as language users, social beings, and how these themes shape our linguistic practices. Drawing on historical examples from around the world, this will examine cross-border flows of people, goods, ideas, and all manner of natural and human-induced challenges. Similarly, Amazon and Google provide products and answers almost immediately, but at what cost? As the 2017 Paris Climate Agreement made clear, some nations around the world are preparing to meet the challenges of a carbon-neutral future. Violence, Gender, and Culture in Mexico's Drug War. Drawing on historical examples from around the world, this will examine cross-border flows of people, goods, ideas, and all manner of natural and human-induced challenges. This course will examine the issues that permeate the current technology and media landscape. Anatomy of a Deal: Technology Meets New Media. Do they represent lines of political and legal division separating citizens from foreigners or have boundaries been rendered invisible by the movement of people and trade across borders? Students will come away with tools of comparative analysis and political economy they need to understand more broadly why some nations fail and others succeed, using Southeast Asia and its nations as case studies. We will address what makes language policy distinct in terms of its effects on language use and maintenance and the benefits or detriments that a policy may have on a given community of speakers/signers. This course will examine how global governance actors including international organizations, international courts, and nongovernmental organizations shape outcomes at the domestic and international level. The production of the book is simultaneously intimate and political, reshaping the bodies of the book itself, the printer, and the reader. '; 'Can damaged heritage sites rebuild after climate change related disasters? The course is organized around several interrelated themes: (i) linguistic diversity and language death, (ii) colonialism and imperialism, (iii) national language planning & communicative spaces, (iv) language policies in work, education, & home, (v) language policy & migration, and (vi) language reclamation and global national movements. We will analyze several of these issues through an international lens, to examine nuances particular to certain territories. What mechanisms have been used to build in their inclusion? Escape from the Killing Fields: Pol Pot, the Khmer Rouge and Cambodian Immigration to the US. How did these narratives lead to mass persecutions? Class sessions will cover the cultural policies of Italian Fascism, Nazism, and Francos Spain, and communist societies around the world from the Soviet Union, Cuba, and China. But how have policy makers and governments responded to this rise of populism. This course is designed to deepen your knowledge of key issues in heritage studies as an emerging field of significance in international studies. Through an examination of the historical trajectory of 4 countries throughout the hemisphere, students will have a greater understanding of the role of laborers in Latin American politics, society and culture. Particular emphasis will be placed on the oil industry due to its pivotal role in global energy use, pricing, and geopolitics. '; What are the costs and benefits of producing genetically modified crops?. UC San Diego 9500 Gilman Dr. La Jolla, CA 92093 (858) 534-2230 What do inter-state boundaries signify in twenty-first-century international politics? We will combine analytical frameworks with imagination and look into the future,taking into consideration that we are in a world with increasing volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity and thatwe currently have limited knowledge and information to analyze these issues with precision. The first part of the course will focus on U.S. Municipal government and study their impact on the day-to-day of citizens. *Students who took INTL 101 in WI21 will not be permitted to enroll in this course, South Asian Identity: Origins, Politics, and Diaspora. The course will provide the tools and other resources to engage in comparative research on several policy areas or countries of your choosing. UC San Diego 9500 Gilman Dr. La Jolla, CA 92093 (858) 534-2230 While global in orientation, each public policy challenge will contextualize the topic locally by exploring challenges within San Diego governing institutions, including City and County structures, MTS, SANDAG, Port, Airport, Housing Commission, and public safety institutions. In this course, we research the historical context, legal issues, and current policies impacting refugees around the world. In recent years, the passage and implementation of pro LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgender and Queer and/or Questioning) legislation (e.g., legalization, anti-discrimination, hate crimes legislation, marriage equality, adoption rights, military service, gender equality protections, etc.) Is this just? Do they represent lines of political and legal division separating citizens from foreigners or have boundaries been rendered invisible by the movement of people and trade across borders?Transnational challenges dealing with the environment, drugs, human migration, and terrorism do not stop at borders. hbbd``b`9$WHD`,=0[l7>.1bApWAQx8 Fifteen years after the start of Mexicos drug war, it is increasingly clear that the violence cannot be understood solely as a story of cops and cartels. This human rights crisis is, in part, the product of the decades-long war on drugs: a set of US foreign and domestic policies that have left a trail of death and destruction. You will become familiar with some of the core topics covered in this world area, such as caste and class systems, Ayurvedic and Unani medicine, and local religious traditions plus discuss emerging issues in economics, agriculture, and healthcare. Escape from the Killing Fields: Pol Pot, the Khmer Rouge and the Cambodian Immigration to the U.S. Seeking Refuge from Utopia: Communism, Nationalism, and Early Vietnamese Immigration to the United States. While well discuss concerns of people in various world areas, the focus will be on food traditions of Asia. As a means to reveal the ongoing challenges in this landscape, we will examine three industries that have undergone tectonic changes over the last few decades: music, video and computer. Gagnon, Jeffrey - Warren Writing, Program Director. What difference does it make to bring women into political systems, on the systems and their operations, and in terms of the policy agendas that governments pursue? In this advance research seminar, students will learn different aspects of the writing and research process and will produce an independent research project on a related topic of their choosing. Particular attention is paid to the definition, representation, and the negotiation of social and cultural boundaries over time. Enrollment for INTL 190: Enrollment will be managed by the International Studies Program to ensure seats are allocated to graduating students. Honors Seminar in International Studies (4 units), INTL 196H. Students should plan on writing a research paper on a central issue involving a significant Asian cuisines history, politics, and future trends. How may we conceptualize borders that serve both as lines of division and points of exchange? The course is organized around several interrelated themes: (i) linguistic diversity and language death, (ii) colonialism and imperialism, (iii) national language planning & communicative spaces, (iv) language policies in work, education, & home, (v) language policy & migration, and (vi) language reclamation and global national movements.