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ACM 255 Introduction to Cinema and Digital Media (3)

Introduction to the study of cinema: history, aesthetics, and cultural impact. A-F only.

ACM 352 Screening Asian Americans (3)

Survey of Asian and Asian American representations in American film and television from the silent era to the present, with an emphasis on Orientalism and multiculturalism, as well as performance and spectatorship. ACM majors: A-F only. Pre: junior standing or consent. (Cross-listed as AMST 352)

ACM 360 Indigenous Aesthetics (3)

Aesthetic theories and practices of indigenous cultures of the Pacific and their adaptation to the screen in cinematic storytelling. A-F only. Pre: 255 or consent.

ACM 380 Genre and Narrative Theory in Creative Media (3)

Focus on the concept of genre, genre films, genre film criticism and popular genres such as
Western, film noir, documentary, and Chinese martial arts. A-F only. Pre: 255 or consent.

ACM 382 Authors in Creative Media (3)

In-depth study of the auteur theory and specific application to authors in creative media, such as film directors, animators, screenwriters or game designers. A-F only. Pre: 255 or consent.

ACM 452 (Alpha) History and Film (3)

Explores the many relationships between history and film including how film has reflected and shaped society in the past and our relationship to the past. (C) Europe; (E) world/ comparative. Repeatable one time for different alphas. Pre: junior standing or consent. (C Cross-listed as HIST 452C); (E Cross-listed as HIST 452E)

ACM 482 The American Documentary (3)

In-depth study of the nature and impact of documentary filmmaking in America, focusing on the interplay between filmmaker, subject, and audience. Will critically examine documentaries for their use of rhetoric, ethics, and narrative voice. Junior standing only. A-F only. Pre: 255 or consent.

AMST 110 Introduction to American Studies (3)

Introduction to different types of college-level writing through analyses of contemporary American culture and to the main themes and approaches used in American studies and the humanities.

AMST 201 American Experience: Institutions and Movements (3)

Interdisciplinary course that examines diversity and changes in American values and institutions–political, economic, legal, and social.

AMST 202 American Experience: Culture and the Arts (3)

Interdisciplinary course that examines diversity and changes in American values and culture-literature, film, visual arts, and architecture.

AMST 220 Introduction to Indigenous Studies (3)

Interdisciplinary survey that examines the histories, politics, popular representations, self-representations, and contemporary issues of the indigenous peoples of the U.S. and its territories, including Native Americans, Alaska Natives, Kanaka Maoli, Chamorro, and Samoans.

AMST 220A Introduction to Indigenous Studies (3)

Interdisciplinary survey that examines the histories, politics, popular representations, self-representations, and contemporary issues of the indigenous peoples of the U.S. and its territories, including Native Americans, Alaska Natives, Kanaka Maoli, Chamorro, and Samoans.

AMST 225 Art and Social Change (3)

Will analyze examples from the visual and performing arts, including murals, digital art, film, poetry, and music, paying particular attention to the connections and influence upon social and political movements, both historically and today. A-F only

AMST 301 Hip-Hop and American Culture (3)

Survey tracing hip-hop from its Afro-Carribean musical beginnings to contemporary adaptations and interpretations. Students will analyze various materials and will pay attention to the relationships between hip-hop and contemporary social forms. Pre: sophomore standing or consent.

AMST 308 Justice and Asian America: Social Movements and the Law in American History (3)

Examination of demands for and the changing nature of justice, historical and contemporary, through court cases, legislation, presidential orders, and social movements that address legal, social, and political definitions of Asian America. Sophomore standing or higher

AMST 310 Japanese Americans: History, Culture, Lifestyles (3)

Explores the experiences of Japanese Americans in Hawai‘i and the U.S. at large: historical and cultural heritage, biographical portraits, changing family ties, ethnic lifeways, gender relations, local identity, and the future of island living.

AMST 313 African Americans: Issues, Culture, History (3)

Traces the history and culture of African Americans and outlines contemporary issues. Topics include: slavery and racism, community formation and resistance, cultural expression, African American diversity, civil rights, gender and class relations.

AMST 316 U.S. Women’s History (3)

History of U.S. women and gender relations. Topics include women’s work in and outside the household, women’s involvement in social movements, changing norms about gender and sexuality, and shared and divergent experiences among women. (Cross-listed as HIST 361 and WS 311)

AMST 317 American Music and Culture (3)

Analysis of a variety of American musical genres and histories through focused writing assignments (record and performance reviews, personal narratives, interviews, research proposals, research papers). Pre: second year standing or consent. (Alt. years)

AMST 318 Asian America (3)

History of selected Asian immigrant groups from the 19th century to the present. Topics include: immigration and labor history, Asian American movements, literature and cultural productions, community adaptations and identity formation. Pre: junior standing or higher. (Cross-listed as ES 318)

AMST 319 America, Hawai‘i and World War II (3)

Examines WWII as a watershed in American and Hawai‘i history and culture. Topics  include: Pearl Harbor, Japanese American internment, sex and racial tensions, Anti-Semitism and the Holocaust, and the dawn of the Atomic Age.

AMST 325 Religion and Law in the U.S. (3)

Surveys church-state jurisprudence since the 1940s, with special attention to difficulty of defining religion, and applies the religion clauses to current issues. A-F only. Pre: sophomore or higher standing, or consent. (Once a year) (Cross-listed as POLS 325)

AMST 326 American Folklore and Folklife (3)

Examination of the history and ethics of folklore studies and the dynamics and social functions of traditional culture in diverse communities through topics such as ritual, storytelling, games, gossip, belief, music, and cultural tourism. Junior standing or higher.
(Cross-listed as ANTH 326)

AMST 334 Digital America: Online Communities and Virtual Worlds (3)

Seminar on the impact of the digital revolution and virtual communities on American culture and society, with an emphasis on questions of identity and participatory democracy. Open to non majors. Pre: one DH, DA, or DL course, sophomore standing, or consent.

AMST 339 Religions in America (3)

Examination of American religious traditions, both historical and contemporary, with an emphasis on the principles of religious liberty, non-establishment, and pluralism. Pre: sophomore standing or consent.

AMST 340 War and Media (3)

Examination of a range of media, including photography, film, print journalism, television, video games, and the internet, as they have shaped popular representations and
experiences of war in America from the Civil War through the present. A-F only. (Alt. years)

AMST 343 American Thought and Culture: To 20th Century (3)

Politics, family, philosophy, technology, etc.; their interrelationship with the total society. Pre-Colonial to end of Reconstruction. (Cross-listed as HIST 373)

AMST 344 American Thought and Culture: 20th Century (3)

Continuation of 343: 20th century. Pre: 150 or 201 or 202 or 211 or 212 or HIST 151 or HIST 152; or consent. (Cross-listed as HIST 374)

AMST 345 Religion and Conflict in American History (3)

Analyzes selected historical examples of religious conflicts in America, discerning characteristic patterns of American religious discourse, and identifying the social structures, interests, and ethical principles at stake in conflicts about religion.
Sophomore standing or higher. (Fall only) (Crosslisted as REL 345)

AMST 348 American Design: An Historical Survey (3)

Examination of design in American culture over the last century. Readings in industrial, graphic, interior, architectural, landscape, and user interface design used to study issues of gender, race, and class in the U.S. Open to all class standings. A-F only. (Alt. years)

AMST 349 Contemporary American Design (3)

Investigates design in contemporary American culture. Graphic, industrial, urban, and user-interface design practices are situated within broader social and economic forces. Modes of design practice, production, and consumption studied as reflection of American society today. Open to all class standings. A-F only. (Alt. years)

AMST 350 Culture and the Arts in America (3)

Study of the role of the arts in American society and diverse cultural practices in historical and contemporary contexts.

AMST 352 Screening Asian Americans (3)

Survey of Asian and Asian American representations in American film and television from the silent era to the present, with an emphasis on Orientalism and multiculturalism, as well as performance and spectatorship. ACM majors: A-F only. Pre: junior standing or consent. (Cross-listed as ACM 352)

AMST 353 Indigenous Lands and Waters (3)

Examines indigenous practices born of and located in Indigenous places. Analyzes how indigenous knowledge of place informs Indigenous cultural, linguistic, intellectual, and political survivance and sovereignty, and resistance.

AMST 354 American Travel Writing (3)

Survey examines the roles that travel writing plays in American identity- and nation-formation, from early colonial history to the present. A-F only. Pre: 110, 150, 201, 202, 211, or 212. (Alt. years)

AMST 360 American Cinema (3)

Introductory history of American cinema from the silent to the digital era, with an emphasis on criticism, genre and style, as well as cultural and sociopolitical context.

AMST 365 American Empire (3)

Examines the interplay between an “American culture of empire” and the rise of the U.S. as a superpower. Topics: imperialism and political culture, social movements and international affairs, race, gender and class relations. (Cross-listed as HIST 379)

AMST 383 American Studies Approach (3)

Materials and methods for the study of American life and thought. AMST majors only.

AMST 405 Indigenous Literature and Film (3)

Interdisciplinary, comparative course examining native literary texts (novels, short fiction, poetry), films, etc. that address issues of representation and how native peoples actively resist colonial ideology.

AMST 410 Asian American Music Cultures (3)

An exploration of how Asian American music making is related to community formation, labor migration, and cultural sensibilities throughout the 20th century.

AMST 411 Japanese Americans: Research Topics (3)

Research and thematic seminar on Japanese American culture, issues, and history. Pre: junior standing or consent.

AMST 413 Regionalism: The South (3)

Definition of a Southern identity and its relation to the larger U.S. culture, using literary and polemical works of 19th- and 20th-century.

AMST 420 American Ideas of Nature (3)

The natural world in American thought from Native Americans to modern ecologists.

AMST 423 History of American Architecture (3)

History of American architecture in terms of style, techniques, and symbolic meaning. (Cross-listed as ARCH 473)

AMST 425 American Environmental History (3)

Survey history of the complex relations between American societies and diverse U.S. ecosystems, from European contact and colonization to the present. (Cross-listed as HIST 480 and SUST 481)

AMST 431 History of American Workers (3)

Conditions of labor in major phases of American development; response of labor and community to changing work environment. Capitalism, unionism, race, gender, law, etc. Emphasis on 20th century. (Cross-listed as HIST 477)

AMST 432 Slavery and Freedom (3)

Examines the history of slavery, race, and abolition in the Americas from a comparative, global perspective, and traces the legacy of slavery in the post-emancipation societies of the New World. (Cross-listed as HIST 473)

AMST 433 Islands, Empires, and the Arts (3)

Histories of colonialism, neocolonialism, and cultures of resistance in literature, film, and arts of the Caribbean and American diaspora. Role of arts in political dissent; historical memory; nation building; construction of race, class, gender. Junior standing or higher. A-F only.

AMST 437 Trans* Studies: Trans(feminine/ masculine/gender nonconforming/sexual) (3)

Focus on various aspects of Trans* identities, biographies, cultural productions, and communities. It also addresses issues on racism, medical intervention, dating, societal condemnation, mental health, and incarceration. Junior standing or higher. (Cross-listed as WS 493)

AMST 440 Race and Racism in America (3)

Racial ideas and ideologies, and their effects throughout American history. (Cross-listed as HIST 476)

AMST 442 Social Movements (3)

Examination of mass mobilization in U.S. history from the Revolution forward, including abolitionism, feminism, civil rights, labor, and more. Concludes with analysis of various community organizing efforts today.

AMST 445 Racism, American Culture and Film/ Media (3)

An exploration of the critique of racial ideologies in American film. The course also examines how aggrieved communities develop cultural sensibilities, aesthetic choices and politicized identities through film, video and media work.

AMST 446 Gender in Action Cinema (3)

Investigates gender representation in the evolving genre of American action cinema through combined stylistic and cultural analysis, with special attention to the relationship of gendered action to categories of morality, race, class, and nation. Junior standing or consent. (Cross-listed as WS 466)

AMST 450 Victims, Virtue, and Violence (3)

Examination of the history and significance of melodrama as a dominant mode of American cultural production from the early republic to the present, with a focus on issues of race, gender, and national identity.

AMST 451 Popular Culture (3)

Major themes, modes, and media of popular or mass culture in the U.S.; emphasis on cultural trends and social implications.

AMST 452 The ’20s and ’30s (3)

Novelists, painters, poets, jazz musicians as examples of culture of the 1920s and 1930s in America.

AMST 456 Art of the United States (3)

Emphasis on the 18th and 19th centuries. Pre: 202 or ART 176, or consent. (Cross-listed as ART 472)

AMST 457 Museum Interpretations (3)

Studies the interpretive strategies and methods used by museums to communicate with visitors in museums, art galleries, historic sites, parks, and related places. Considers how interpretations contribute to cultural knowledge. Repeatable one time. Pre: consent. (Crosslisted as ART 481)

AMST 464 America and Africa (3)

American attitudes toward Africa, as well as how Africa has functioned within the dynamics of American culture and history.

AMST 465 American Experience in Asia (3)

Comparison of American experiences in Japan, China, and Southeast Asia within historical and perceptual framework.

AMST 469 Religion, Sex, and Gender in the U.S. (3)

Examines religious and ethical conflicts about sexuality and gender nonconformity in contemporary America. Students gain knowledge, practical wisdom, and communication skills to negotiate moral disagreement in a pluralistic society. Pre: junior standing or consent.

AMST 474 Preservation: Hawai‘i, Asia, and the Pacific (3)

Lectures and discussions on historic preservation issues in Hawai‘i, Asia, and the Pacific. Emphasis on indigenous and national expressions. Pre: junior standing or consent. (Cross-listed as ARCH 474)

AMST 483 Elements of Research (3)

Required research seminar in American Studies in preparation for the senior capstone project. AMST majors only. A-F only. Pre: 383 (Fall only)

AMST 489 World Maritime History (3)

Survey of world maritime history from earliest times to the present, with emphasis on the evolution of nautical technology, motives from maritime enterprises, and the impact of cross-cultural encounters between oceanic peoples. (Cross-listed as HIST 489)

ANTH 313 Visual Anthropology (3)

Historical development of documentary films of non-Western peoples; critical examination of ways in which ethnographic films represent different cultures. Pre: 152 (or concurrent).

ANTH 323 Pacific Islands Archaeology (3)

Origins of Pacific peoples; chronology of settlement; sequences of culture in Australia, Melanesia, Micronesia, and Polynesia. Pre: sophomore standing or consent.

ANTH 326 American Folklore and Folklife (3)

Examination of the history and ethics of folklore studies and the dynamics and social functions of traditional culture in diverse communities through topics such as ritual, storytelling, games, gossip, belief, music, and cultural tourism. Junior standing or higher. (Cross-listed as AMST 326)

ANTH 350 Pacific Island Cultures (3)

Introduction to cultures of Polynesia, Micronesia, and Melanesia from time of first settlement to emergence of modern nation states. Pre: sophomore standing or consent.

ANTH 372 (Alpha) Indigenous Peoples of Latin America (3)

Survey of the history and culture of the indigenous peoples of Latin America through a study of their literature, texts and practices. (B) Mesoamerica; (C) Andean South America. Repeatable one time for different alphas. Pre: sophomore standing or consent. (Cross-listed as LAIS 372 (Alpha))

ANTH 422 Anthropology of Magic, Witchcraft, and Religion (3)

Cults, legends, millennial movements, myths, possession, rituals, sacred healing, shamanism, sorcery, spirits, symbolism, witchcraft, and other forms of religious and symbolic expression and experience, from small scale to highly urban societies. Pre: 152. (Cross-listed as REL 422)

ANTH 423 Social and Cultural Change (3)

Various approaches to examples of social and cultural change in non-literate societies; evolution, diffusion, acculturation, revolution, etc. Historical features and social processes of colonialism. Pre: 152.

ANTH 461 Southeast Asian Archaeology (3)

Prehistory and protohistory of Southeast Asia and of Southeast Asian contacts with East Asia, India, Australia, and Oceania. Pre: junior standing or consent

ANTH 462 East Asian Archaeology (3)

Prehistory and protohistory of China, Japan, and Korea from earliest human occupation to historic times. Geographical emphasis may vary between China and Japan/Korea. Pre: junior standing or consent.

ANTH 464 Hawaiian Archaeology (3)

Archaeological perspective in Hawai‘i’s past; origins of Hawaiians; early settlement and culture change; settlement patterns and material culture; historic sites preservation. Pre: junior standing and consent.

ANTH 472 Ceramic Analysis in Archaeology (3)

Concepts, methods, and approaches used in the analysis of ancient pottery. Emphasis placed on ceramic technology, stylistic analysis. Pre: 210.

ANTH 475 Faunal Analysis in Archaeology (3)

Analysis of archaeologically recovered faunal collections with emphasis on identification and interpretation of nonhuman vertebrate remains. Pre: 210.

ANTH 478 New World Rituals and Ideologies (3)

Study of cross-cultural patterns in ritual behaviors and creolization of African, indigenous, and Iberian ideological frameworks in the Americas. Topics may include syncretic religions (voodoo, candomble), Andean Christianity, spiritual conquest, conceptions of death, etc. Sophomore standing or higher. Minimum C- required grade for prerequisites. Pre: LAIS 360, or consent. (Fall only) (Cross-listed as LAIS 478 and REL 478)

ANTH 485 Pre-European Hawai‘i (3)

Pre-European society and culture from an anthropological viewpoint. Pre: junior standing or consent.

ANTH 491 Special Topics in Southeast Asian Art History: Monuments and Nationalism in Southeast Asia (3)

Focused study of particular periods, regions and critical themes in Southeast Asian art and architectural history. Monuments and nationalism in Southeast Asia. A-F only. Pre: ART 175, or consent. (Once a year) (Cross-listed as ART 490D)

ANTH 493 Oral History: Theory and Practice (3)

Literature and methodology; project design. Students develop and execute an oral history project. Junior standing or consent. (Cross-listed as ES 493)

ARCH 271 World Architecture and Urbanism A (3)

Investigation of the history and theory of architecture in the world’s major cultural regions, from early agricultural settlements to 1500 C.E. Investigation of architecture in relationship to social, political, technological, and material forces. ARCH and ENVD majors only. A-F only. Pre: HIST 151.

ARCH 272 World Architecture and Urbanism B (3)

Investigation of the history and theory of architecture from the 15th century C.E. to the present. Investigation of architecture in relationship to social, political, technological, and material forces. ARCH and ENVD majors only. A-F only. Pre: HIST 152.

ARCH 352 Landscape Architecture History (3)

Survey of the history of landscape architecture from Mesopotamia to present. Review of the physical, cultural, social, economic, and political factors, as well as the environmental concerns, horticultural techniques, and technological innovations of historic landscapes. ENVD and LAND majors only. A-F only. (Spring only) (Cross-listed as TPSS 352)

ARCH 372 Special Topics in Architectural History and Theory (3)

An examination of specific theories, movements, or periods of architectural history. Changing topics to be taught by both regular and visiting faculty. ARCH, ENVD, and AMST majors only. Repeatable three times. Pre: 271 and 272.

ARCH 473 History of American Architecture (3)

History of American architecture in terms of style, techniques, and symbolic meaning. ARCH and ENVD majors only. (Cross-listed as AMST 423)

ARCH 474 Preservation: Hawai‘i, Asia, and the Pacific (3)

Lectures and discussions on historic preservation issues in Hawai‘i, Asia, and the Pacific.
Emphasis on indigenous and national expressions. ARCH and ENVD majors only. Pre: junior standing or consent. (Cross-listed as AMST 474)

ART 302 Introduction to Contemporary Critical Theory (3)

Examination of the significant themes and issues in contemporary critical theory as they relate to the production and reception of art. Pre: 176 or consent.

ART 346 History of Western Ceramics (3)

Western ceramics history from chronological, developmental, contextual, and theoretical standpoints; influence of Asian ceramics. Pre: 242, with 175 and 176 recommended; or consent.

ART 371 Medieval Art (3)

Arts of Europe from early Christian era to Renaissance. Pre: 175 or consent.

ART 373 Art of Greece and Rome (3)

Minoan and Mycenaean arts; Greece and Rome. Pre: 175 or consent. (Cross-listed as CLAS 373)

ART 374 Art of the 19th Century (3)

Architecture, sculpture, and painting of Europe. Pre: 176 or consent.

ART 380 Early Art of Japan (3)

Major developments, prehistoric through Kamakura; architecture, painting, sculpture. Pre: 175 or consent.

ART 381 Later Art of Japan (3)

Major developments, Muromachi to modern period; painting, sculpture, architecture. Pre: 176 or consent.

ART 382 Philippine Visual Art from Burial Jars to Burning Effigies (3)

Introduction to the arts and material culture of the Philippines from the pre-colonial to the contemporary period through the examination of sculpture, metalwork, ceramics, textiles, and painting from various ethnolinguistic groups. Sophomore standing or higher. (Cross-listed as IP 382)

ART 384 Art of Korea (3)

Ceramics, sculpture, painting, and architecture; neolithic through Yi periods. Pre: 175 or consent.

ART 385 Art and Culture of Early China (3)

A culturally oriented study of Chinese visual arts; emphasis on jade, bronze, secular and religious sculptures, and paintings from prehistory to the 9th century. Pre: 175 or consent.

ART 386 Art and Culture of Late China (3)

A culturally oriented study of Chinese visual arts; emphasis on the rise of literati painting and theory individualism in art and theory, garden, and architecture, and the Chinese pursuit of modernity and post-modernity in art. Pre: 176 or consent.

ART 387 Sculpture of China (3)

Thematic introduction to sculpture in China from the Neolithic period through the present day. A-F only. Pre: 175.

ART 389 (Alpha) Study Abroad-Art History (3)

Intensive study of advanced topics in art history at a UH Mânoa-approved study abroad institution. (B) introductory; (C) upper-division. Repeatable one time per alpha. A-F only. Pre: consent.

ART 390 Art of Africa, Pacific, North America (3)

Contextual study of art from selected areas in Africa, the Pacific, and North America. Pre: 176 or consent.

ART 391 (Alpha) Art of Southeast Asia (3)

Critical analysis of the historical and cultural development of Buddhist and Hindu art in Southeast Asia; (B) island Southeast Asia; (C) mainland Southeast Asia. Repeatable one time for different alphas. Pre: 175 or consent.

ART 393 Art of India and South Asia (3)

Art and architecture of South Asia in historical and cultural context. Art of India and South Asia. Pre: 175 or consent.

ART 395 Art Historical Methodology (3)

Introduction to the methods and approaches of art history. Students will develop skills in perception and comprehension of visual art forms, and a critical understanding of the methods used by art historians to analyze them. A-F only. Pre: 175 and 176 and consent.

ART 396 (Alpha) History of Photography (3)

History of photography from its beginnings to the present; emphasis on the evolution of photography as an art form; (B) nineteenth century, from the invention of photography through pictorialism; (C) twentieth century, from World War I to the present. Repeatable one time for different alphas. Pre: 176 or consent.

ART 470 (Alpha) Renaissance Art (3)

Painting, sculpture, and architecture: (B) early Renaissance in Italy; (C) northern Europe; (D) High Renaissance and mannerism in Italy. Repeatable one time for different alphas. Pre: 176 or consent.

ART 471 Baroque and Rococo Art (3)

Architecture, sculpture, and painting of Europe in the Baroque and Rococo periods. Pre: 176 or consent.

ART 472 Art of the United States (3)

Emphasis on the 18th and 19th centuries. Pre: 176 or AMST 202 or consent. (Cross-listed as AMST 456)

ART 473 Art of the First Half of 20th Century (3)

Development of modern art in Europe 1900–1939. Pre: 176 or consent.

ART 474 (Alpha) Art Since 1945 (3)

Art since 1945, with a focus on the global expansion of the avantgarde; (B) contemporary art 1945-2000; (C) global contemporary art since 2000. A-F only. Pre: 176 or consent.

ART 475 (Alpha) Art of the Pacific (3)

Visual form and function of the arts in cultural context: (B) Melanesia and Australia; (C) Polynesia and Micronesia; (D) North Pacific coast Indian, Eskimo. Repeatable one time for different alphas. Pre: 176 or consent.

ART 476 Art of Tribal Africa (3)

Visual form and function of arts in cultural context. Mali, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Guinea, Nigeria, Ghana, Cameroon, Congo, Zaire. Pre: 176 or consent.

ART 477 Art of Indonesia (3)

Architecture, sculpture, and textile traditions of indigenous Indonesia in cultural context. A-F only. Pre: 176.

ART 478 Topics in Contemporary Art (3)

Thematic approaches to contemporary art and visual culture. Course themes may include identity, local/global issues, and appropriation. Repeatable one time. A-F only. Pre: 176 or consent. (Alt. years)

ART 479 Art of Hawai‘i (3)

Stylistic and aesthetic characteristics of art of ancient Hawai‘i; relationship to art from other parts of Polynesia. Pre: 176 or consent.

ART 481 Museum Interpretations (3)

Studies the interpretive strategies and methods used by museums to communicate with visitors in museums, art galleries, historic sites, parks, and related places. Considers how interpretations contribute to cultural knowledge. Repeatable one time. Pre: consent. (Crosslisted as AMST 457)

ART 483 Applied Art of Japan (3)

Ceramics, metalwork, lacquer, and textiles throughout Japanese history. Pre: 175 and 176; or consent.

ART 484 Contemporary Art and Ecology (3)

Explores the recent history of environmental and ecological art; provides a critical framework for the contemporary image politics of environmentalism, ecology, sustainability, and climate change. A-F only. Pre: 176.

ART 485 Contemporary Art in Hawai‘i (3)

History of contemporary art in Hawai‘i: the institutions, artists, critics, and historians that have shaped it. Strong focus on oral history of Hawai‘i artists. A-F only. Pre: 176.

ART 486 Traditional Chinese Painting (3)

Stylistic and historic development of two-dimensional arts; painting and calligraphy from prehistory through 18th century. Pre: 175 or consent.

ART 487 Modern and Contemporary Art of China (3)

Introduction to the arts of China in the modern and contemporary periods, in all media and genres, from 1840 to the present. Pre: 176 or consent.

ART 488 Genres of Japanese Cinema (3)

History of Japanese cinema, including silent films, samurai films, monster films, and literary adaptations, analyzed through the lens of genre and genre theory. A-F only. Pre: 175 and 176. (Summer only)

ART 490 (Alpha) Special Topics in Southeast Asian Art History (3)

Focused study of particular periods, regions and critical themes in Southeast Asian art
and architectural history. (B) Angkor & art of Khmer civilization; (C) art & architecture of Thailand; (D) monuments & nationalism in Southeast Asia. Repeatable one time for up to two different alphas. A-F only. Pre: 175, or consent. (Once a year) (D Cross-listed as ANTH 491)

ART 492 Hindu Visual Culture (3)

Art and architecture of South Asia in historical and cultural context. Hindu visual culture. Pre: 175 or consent.

ART 493 Art of Islam (3)

Major developments in art and architecture. Pre: 175 or consent.

ART 494 Photography: Critical Issues (3)

Seminar on theoretical, ethical and aesthetic issues relating to the practice of photography, past and present. A-F only. Pre: 396B or 396C, or consent.

ART 495 History of Modern Design (3)

Major design movements in Europe and America from late 19th century to present; arts and crafts movement, art nouveau, modernist trends of the 20th century. Pre: 176 or consent.

ART 496 Topics in the History of Cinema (3)

Specific period or national style of cinema studied in its historical context. Repeatable two times. A-F only. Pre: 176 or consent.

ASAN 101 Introduction to Asian Studies (3)

Introductory course focuses on change and continuity in the history, culture, values, and political institutions of South, East, and Southeast Asia, and the region’s interrelationships with the rest of the world. A-F only.

ASAN 201 Introduction to Asian Studies: East Asia (3)

Understanding East Asia through multidisciplinary approaches. Examines the interrelationship of policies, economy, literature, religion, the arts, and history as the basis for such an understanding.

ASAN 202 Introduction to Asian Studies: South/ Southeast Asia (3)

Understanding South and Southeast Asia through multidisciplinary approaches.
Examines the interrelationship of policies, economy, literature, religion, the arts, and history as the basis for such an understanding.

ASAN 310 Asian Humanities (3)

Multidisciplinary. Classics of literature, philosophy, and religion shaping Asian beliefs and values. Pre: 201 and 202, or consent.

ASAN 323 The Way of Tea in Japanese History and Culture (3)

History and culture of Japan as revealed in study and practice of tea ceremony: Zen, aesthetics, calligraphy, architecture, ceramics, gardens, politics. (Cross-listed as HIST 323)

ASAN 325 (Alpha) Japanese Film: Art and History (3)

Study and analysis of Japanese film; its history and relationship to cultural, social, philosophical, and aesthetic contexts. (B) 1900-1960; (C) 1960-present; (D) special topics. Pre: upper division standing or consent. (Cross-listed as EALL 325)

ASAN 330 Chinese Film: Art and History (3)

Study and analysis of Chinese film; its history and relationship to cultural, social, philosophical, and aesthetic contexts. (Cross-listed as EALL 330)

ASAN 360 Buddhist Philosophy (3)

Survey of central thinkers and schools. (Cross-listed as PHIL 360)

ASAN 406 Modern Philippines (3)

Survey of major developments from pre-colonial through Spanish and American colonial periods, the revolution, Japanese occupation, and post-war republic. (Cross-listed as HIST 406)

ASAN 407 Peace Processes in Philippines and Hawai‘i (3)

History of Philippine Islam and the Moro struggle, the peace process in Mindanao and
sovereignty movement for Hawaiian nation. 75 min. Lec, 75-min. joint online discussion with Philippine students. Junior standing only. A-F only. Pre: consent. (Fall only) (Cross-listed as PACE 407)

ASAN 411 Comparative Muslim Societies in Asia (3)

Will compare Muslim societies and cultures in Asia with each other and with the so-called “core” Middle Eastern Muslim societies. Junior standing or higher. A-F only. (Alt. years)

ASAN 420 Korean Cinema (3)

Develop an understanding of Korean culture and society through visual, narrative, and contextual analysis of Korean films. Topics include post-Korean War experience, compressed modernity, authoritarianism, and postauthoritarian transformation. Special attention to independent films. A-F only.

ASAN 422 Contested Issues Korea and Japan (3)

In-depth understanding of Korean-Japanese relations in the past and present by examining conflicting views and interpretations by Japanese, Korean, and Western scholars on important issues that divide the people of East Asia. A-F only.

ASAN 471 Introduction to Contemporary Asian Cinema (3)

Acquaint students with significant films from the major countries in Asia and how these films reflect and comment on profound social, political, and historical changes that have occurred in recent decades.

ASAN 473 Topics in Chinese Cultural Studies: Visual Culture–Chinese Diaspora (3)

Multidisciplinary and historically located study of Chinese culture through the examination of literary/visual texts and critical essays from cultural studies. Specific
topics will depend upon term. Repeatable one time with consent. Pre: one DH or DL course or consent. (Cross-listed as EALL 473)

ASAN 474 Transnational Chinese Popular Culture (3)

Survey of contemporary Chinese popular entertainment forms that are produced
and appreciated transnationally. Examples include martial arts genres, kung fu films, commercial novels, ballroom dancing, karaoke culture, music videos and rock music. Material will be selected based upon availability and readings will include critical essays
from the fields of popular culture, media studies, and literary criticism. Pre: any 300- or 400-level DL or DH course. (Cross-listed as EALL 474)

ASAN 480 Culture and Economy of Southeast Asia (3)

An exploration of the cultural and economic development of the countries of Southeast Asia from early times to the present day, with an emphasis on the effects of outside influences.

ASAN 481 Film, Culture, and Modernity in Southeast Asia (3)

Examines interplay between tradition and modernity; religion and secularism;
individual and collective; youth, wisdom, and the world; and role of gender identification/community response as they find articulation in medium of film across Southeast Asia. Repeatable one time. Junior standing or higher. A-F only.

ASAN 482 Asia Through Fiction (3)

Explores core values and cultural principles of the four major Asian region as represented in major works of fiction from those regions. (Spring only)

ASAN 483 Imperialism, Colonialism, and Nationalism in Southeast Asia (3)

Theoretical and historical analysis of a global, nineteenth, and twentieth century phenomenon using an interdisciplinary approach organized around lectures, readings, and discussions. (Fall only)

ASAN 492 Women and Revolution (3)

Conditions under which women’s activism and participation in protest and revolutionary movements developed in the 19th- and 20th-centuries. Cross-cultural comparisons (Cross-listed as HIST 492 and WS 492)

ASAN 494 Food, Culture, and Politics in Asia (3)

Examines Asia’s role in the development of global foodways. Topics include the relationship between spices and imperialism, global popularity of Asian cuisines, Asian-influenced “hapa” cuisine in Hawai‘i, McDonaldization in Asia, and food security and
sustainability. A-F only.

ASAN 496 Religions of Island Southeast Asia (3)

A comparative, interdisciplinary examination of indigenous beliefs, Islam, Christianity, and Hinduism in island Southeast Asia, and how they have been adjusted because of economic and social change.

CHN 451 Structure of Chinese (3)

Introduction to phonology and morphology of Mandarin Chinese; some discussion of usage and linguistic geography. Pre: 202 or 204; or consent.

CHN 452 Structure of Chinese (3)

Introduction to syntax and semantics of Mandarin Chinese; some discussion of usage and linguistic geography. Pre: 202 or 204; or consent.

CHN 455 Chinese Pragmatics and Discourse (3)

Introduction to pragmatics and discourse analysis of Mandarin Chinese; some discussion of usage and linguistic geography. Pre: 202, 204; or consent.

CHN 470 Language and Culture of China (3)

Extensive exposure–chiefly through tape recordings, classroom conversation, and outside readings–to history, culture, and institutions. Pre: 202 or 204, or consent.

CHN 491 Oral Fluency Through Chinese Films (3)

Development of listening and speaking skills through discussion of Chinese films. Students will be required to watch the films before class. Pre: 301 or consent.

CLAS 121 Ancient Egypt: Mummies, Pharaohs, and Gods (3)

An overview of ancient Egyptian civilization through lectures and class discussion on Egyptian literature, archaeology, history, religion and society.

CLAS 211 Understanding Ancient Religions (3)

Comparative and historical survey of the religious beliefs and practices in ancient times throughout Egypt, Mesopotamia, Syria-Canaan, Anatolia, Persia, Greece, and Rome. A-F only. (Cross-listed as REL 211)

CLAS 324 Nature in the Ancient World (3)

Study of the relationship between the Greeks and Romans and the natural environment. Particular attention will be given to the place of nature in ancient science, philosophy, literature, and “real life.” Pre: sophomore standing or higher.

CLAS 355 Archaeology of Ancient Greece (3)

Introduction to the field of Greek archaeology and methods of archaeological research in the Mediterranean. Pre: sophomore standing or higher.

CLAS 356 Archaeology of Ancient Rome (3)

Examines the archaeology of the Roman world from the Etruscan period to the reign of the emperor Constantine. Pre: sophomore standing or higher.

CLAS 373 Art of Greece and Rome (3)

Minoan and Mycenaean arts; Greece and Rome. Pre: ART 175 or consent. (Cross-listed as ART 373)

CLAS 430 Persia, Greece, and Rome in the Classical Age (3)

Historical examination of the interaction between the Achaemenid and Parthian empires of Persia and the classical societies of the Mediterranean, such as the Greek city-states, Macedonia, the Hellenistic, and Roman Empires. Recommended: HIST 151. (Cross-listed as HIST 430 and PER 430)

DNCE 152 Live on Stage (3)

Will view 10 locally-produced theatre and dance productions. Readings, class discussion, and live demonstration will assist students to understand each performance. Performances may include theatre, dance, musical theatre, opera, and performance art. Repeatable one time. (Spring only) (Cross-listed as THEA 152)

DNCE 452 Dance History I: From Ritual to the Concert Stage (3)

Development of Western theatrical dance from Ancient Greece through 19th-century ballet. Pre: upper division standing or consent.

DNCE 453 Dance History II: 20th Century to the Present (3)

Development of modern dance, contemporary ballet, and dance forms of musical theater and film. Pre: upper division standing or consent.

EALL 140 Introduction to Chinese Language and Culture (3)

Provides students with interesting perspectives on and some general knowledge of Chinese language, literature, and culture.

EALL 325 (Alpha) Japanese Film: Art and History (3)

Study and analysis of Japanese film; its history and relationship to cultural, social, philosophical, and aesthetic contexts. (B) 1900-1960; (C) 1960-present; (D) special topics. Pre: upper division standing or consent. (Cross-listed as ASAN 325)

EALL 330 Chinese Film: Art and History (3)

Study and analysis of Chinese film; its history and relationship to cultural, social, philosophical, and aesthetic contexts. (Cross-listed as ASAN 330)

EALL 366 The City in Modern Chinese Literature and Visual Arts (3)

Study of the fictional and visual representations of the city in the changing contexts of Chinese modernization from the late imperial age to the beginning of the 21st century. Pre: one DH or DL course, or consent. (Once a year)

EALL 473 Topics in Chinese Cultural Studies: Visual Culture–Chinese Diaspora (3)

Multidisciplinary and historically located study of Chinese culture through the examination of literary/visual texts and critical essays from cultural studies. Specific topics will depend upon term. Repeatable one time with consent. Pre: one DH or DL course or consent. (Cross-listed as ASAN 473)

EALL 474 Transnational Chinese Popular Culture (3)

Survey of contemporary Chinese popular entertainment forms that are produced and appreciated transnationally. Examples include martial arts genres, kung fu films, commercial novels, ballroom dancing, karaoke culture, music videos and rock music. Material will be selected based upon availability and readings will include critical essays from the fields of popular culture, media studies, and literary criticism. Pre: any 300- or 400-level DL or DH course. (Cross-listed as ASAN 474)

ECON 341 Comparative Economic History (3)

Comparative historical study of economic ideas and change since around 1700. Considers the histories of capitalism, poverty, industrialization and labor in Europe, Asia, the U.S., and other regions. (Cross-listed as HIST 340)

ENG 302 History of the English Language (3)

Basic concepts and methods for the study of the English language; general history of the language; grammar and usage, issues of language diversity and standardization; English as a world language. Pre: one ENG DL course or consent.

ENG 303 Modern English Grammar (3)

Introduction to the structure of present-day English for native speakers and others with advanced competency. Pre: one ENG DL course or consent.

ENG 363 Film (3)

Basic concepts and representative texts for the study of the form, function, and development of cinematic narrative techniques. Pre: one ENG DL course or consent.

ENG 404 English in Hawai‘i (3)

English language in Hawai‘i viewed historically and in a multicultural context, with attention to politics, religion, race, and education, from 1820 to present. Pre: two ENG DL courses or consent.

ENG 463 Studies in Film (3)

Intensive study of selected topics in film, e.g.: genres, major filmmakers, film theory/criticism, or film and literature. Repeatable one time. Pre: 320 and one other 300-level ENG course; or consent.

ES 318 Asian America (3)

History of selected Asian immigrant groups from the 19th century to the present. Topics include: immigration and labor history, Asian American movements, literature and cultural productions, community adaptations and identity formation. Pre: junior standing or higher. (Cross-listed as AMST 318)

ES 320 Hawai‘i and the Pacific (3)

Hawai‘i as part of the Pacific community: selected historical and contemporary problems of Pacific areas; cultural and economic imperialism, land alienation, and the impact of development on Pacific peoples. Pre: one DS or DH course. (Cross-listed as SUST 321)

ES 330 Japanese in Hawai‘i (3)

Issei roots in Japan; the role of Japanese in labor, politics, and business; sansei and perspectives on local identity and culture. The Japanese in light of changing economic, social, and political conditions in Hawai‘i today. Pre: one DS or DH course.

ES 331 Power and Place: Chinatowns (3)

Historical and contemporary experiences of Chinese in Hawai‘i and the U.S. continent with a focus on Chinatowns; urbanization; economic development, community organizing; comparative racialization. Pre: one DS or DH course.

ES 333 Filipinos in Hawai‘i (3)

Historical and contemporary experiences; immigration; traditional culture and values; plantation experience; labor organizing; development of Filipino community; racism; discrimination; and ethnic identity. Pre: one DS or DH course.

ES 338 American Indian Experience (3)

Provides a comprehensive look at the indigenous foundation of life and society in the Americas and elaborates on historical and contemporary importance of American Indian rights issues. Pre: one DS or DH course.

ES 340 Land Tenure and Use in Hawai‘i (3)

Dynamics of change: indigenous Hawaiian land tenure; Great Mahele and Kuleana Act; ethnic succession of land ownership; concentration of ownership today; effects of land development on ethnic communities. Pre: one DS or DH course. (Cross-listed as SUST 341)

ES 345 The Sounds of Race and Inequality (3)

Explore inequality as manifested and contested in silence, music, dialect, nature, voice, and acoustic space by listening through a matrix of race, ethnicity, gender, class, and sexualities. Combination of hands-on work and current scholarship.

ES 360 Immigration to Hawai‘i and U.S. (3)

Historical overview: “push and pull factors”; effect of changing economy; experiences of various ethnic groups; problems of recent immigrants; immigration policies in the U.S. and Hawai‘i. Pre: one DS course.

ES 391 Oceanic Gender, Sexual, and Kinship Identities (3)

Oceania-centric perspective. Analysis of imperialism, colonialism, gender, sexuality, race, ethnicity, and queer(ed) relations and identities in Hawai‘i and the Pacific. Junior standing or higher. Pre: one DS or DH course, or consent.

ES 422 Mixed Race Identities, Multiracial Experiences (3)

Critically examines historical and contemporary issues surrounding mixed race identities and experiences through themes that resonate in localized contexts within the continental U.S. and Oceania. Pre: one DH or DS course, or consent.

ES 493 Oral History: Theory and Practice (3)

Literature and methodology; project design. Students develop and execute an oral history project. Junior standing or consent. (Cross-listed as ANTH 493)

ES 495 Hawai‘i’s Labor History (3)

Conditions of work under varying political, social, and economic transformations in Hawai‘i; anthropological, sociological, and historic data. Pre: one DS or DH course or consent.

FIL 330 Filipino Film: Art and History (3)

Study and analysis of Filipino films: its history, forms, development and relationship to cultural, social, philosophical, and aesthetic context. Pre: 202 or consent.

FIL 451 Structure of Filipino (3)

Introduction to phonology, morphology, syntax. Pre: 202 or consent.

FR 301 French Phonetics (3)

Analysis of phonological system; methods of teaching pronunciation; understanding various types of spontaneous speech. Drills in pronunciation, intonation, stress, and rhythm. Pre: 202 or 210 or 259 or consent.

FR 306 Structure of French (3)

Structure of contemporary French as analyzed by descriptive linguists. Pre: 202 or 210 or 259 or consent.

FR 361 Contemporary French Civilization (3)

Survey of culture and institutions of modern France. Pre: 202 or 210 or 259 or consent.

FR 364 Survey of French Civilization (3)

A historical survey of the development of French culture. The course is interdisciplinary, focusing on the relations between politics, literature, science, and the arts. A-F only. Pre: 202 or 210 or 259 or consent.

GEO 425 Geographies of Popular Culture (3)

Examines contemporary geographical debates related to concepts of discourse, identity, space/place, power, representation, and popular culture. Considers various landscapes of popular culture and how popular culture mediate a sense of place, geopolitics, and identity formation. Pre: junior standing or higher, or consent.

GER 320 German Cinema (3)

Study of German film history, film analysis, film theory, and film study. Lecture/discussion. Repeatable one time, or take LLEA 320 one time, for different topics. 6 cr. limit on GER/LLEA 320 courses. Pre: 303 or 306.

GER 361 Germanic Civilization to World War II (3)

German cultural heritage and history in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland until World War II. Pre: 202 or consent.

GER 362 Modern German Culture (3)

Modern culture in post-World War II Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. Pre: 202 or consent.

GER 415 Culture of Two Germanies: 1945-1989 (3)

(taught in German) Literature, culture, and film of East and West Germany, 1945-1989. Credit cannot be earned for both LLEA 415 and GER 415. Pre: 306 or consent.

GER 416 German Literature, Culture and Film: 1989 to Present (3)

Study of German literature, culture and film, 1989 to present. Credit cannot be earned for both 416 and LLEA 416. Pre: 303 or 306 or consent.

HAW 345 Ulu ka Hoi (3)

Lecture offering focused study and creation of Hawaiian language newspapers with a concentration on the characteristics of writing in this genre. Students will produce a monthly newsletter in Hawaiian. Repeatable one time. Pre: 302 (or concurrent) or consent.

HAW 373 Ka Mo‘omeheu Hawai‘i (3)

A survey course on the study of traditional Hawaiian culture including origins, the socioeconomic system, land tenure, religion, values, and the arts. The course will be taught in Hawaiian. Pre: 302 (or concurrent) or consent.

HAW 383 Hana ‘Oe a Kani Pono-Hawaiian Radio Broadcasting (3)

Combined lecture/lab involving students in the planning and production of a weekly Hawaiian language radio broadcast. Includes research, writing, and voicing of mele and their stories on live radio. Repeatable one time. Pre: 302 or 384 (or concurrent with consent), or consent.

HAW 425 Mo‘olelo Hawai‘i (3)

Survey of the major works by Hawaiian scholars writing about the history and culture of Hawai‘i including David Malo, Kamakau, Kepelino, and John Papa Αi. Pre: 302.

HAW 428 Ka Mana‘o Politika Hawai‘i–Political Thought in Hawaiian (3)

Intensive study of Hawaiian political thought in writing and speech. Pre: 302 (or concurrent) or consent. (Cross-listed as POLS 303C)

HAW 445 Na Politika ma ka Nuhou Hawai‘i– Politics in Hawaiian Language Media (3)

Study of Hawaiian news media with emphasis on political content. Includes field trips to various archives. Pre: 302 (or concurrent), or consent. (Cross-listed as POLS 344)

HAW 452 Structure of Hawaiian (3)

Descriptive linguistic analysis. Intensive exercises in advanced grammar. Pre: 302 (or concurrent) or consent.

HAW 453 ‘Olelo Ni‘ihau I (3)

Basic study of ‘Olelo Ni‘ihau. Speaking and listening comprehension will be developed through listening to audio recordings, watching video recordings, and participating in faceto-face conversations with Ni‘ihau native speakers. Pre: 402 (or concurrent) or consent.

HAW 454 History of the Hawaiian Language (3)

Development from proto-Polynesian. Phonology, morphology, and grammar; history of research. Pre: 302 (or concurrent) and 452, or consent.

HIST 230 Early European Civilization (3)

Political evolution and major economic, social, and cultural development of European states before 1500, including classical and medieval eras. A-F only. (Alt. years)

HIST 231 European Civilization 1500-1800 (3)

Political evolution and major economic, social, and cultural development of European states. 1500–1800.

HIST 232 Modern European Civilization 1800- (3)

Continuation of 231. Major political, social, economic, and cultural trends from Napoleon to the present.

HIST 241 Civilizations of Asia (3)

Survey of major civilizations of Asia from earliest times to 1500; East Asia, Southeast Asia, South Asia.

HIST 242 Civilizations of Asia (3)

Continuation of 241. Survey of major civilizations of Asia from 1500 to the present; East Asia, Southeast Asia, South Asia.

HIST 245 Atlantic History: Colonies to Revolutions (3)

Comparative and historical survey of colonialism and revolutions in the Atlantic World from 1500 to 1830. (Alt. years)

HIST 281 Introduction to American History (3)

Interpretive survey from earliest settlement to 1865. A-F only.

HIST 282 Introduction to American History (3)

Interpretive survey from 1865 to the present.

HIST 284 History of the Hawaiian Islands (3)

Survey of state and local history from Polynesian chiefdoms to Hawaiian Kingdom to American territory and state.

HIST 288 Survey of Pacific Islands History (3)

Survey of Pacific Islands from pre-colonial to modern times; early settlement, cultural contact, colonization, contemporary problems.

HIST 294 History of the Philippines (3)

Traces developments in Philippine history and society from precolonial to contemporary times and explores ways in which the peoples of the Philippines embraced, resisted or negotiated new modes of thought, behavior and social organization influenced by the Spanish, American, and Japanese regimes as well as the postcolonial global order.

HIST 296 Topics in History (3)

Introduction to methods of historical inquiry; current issues in World, American, European, or Pacific history. Repeatable one time. A-F only.

HIST 301 History of Early India (3)

Historical survey of India and South Asia from Mohenjo-Daro to the Mughal Empire, tracing political, social, religious, economic, cultural, and intellectual developments from ancient times to the 18th century. (Cross-listed as IP 300)

HIST 302 History of Modern India (3)

Historical survey of India and South Asia from the Mughal Empire to the new millennium, tracing political, social, religious, economic, cultural, and intellectual developments from the 18th century to the present.

HIST 305 History of Southeast Asia (3)

Survey of development of civilizations and growth of nations in Southeast Asia, to the 18th century.

HIST 306 History of Southeast Asia (3)

Continuation of 305, from 18th century to the present.

HIST 309 East Asian Civilizations (3)

Characteristics of East Asian civilizations as they developed in pre-modern China; variant patterns in Japan and Korea; the modernization process to 1500.

HIST 310 East Asian Civilizations (3)

Continuation of 309. Period after 1500.

HIST 311 History of China (3)

Chinese civilization to the 17th century.

HIST 312 History of China (3)

Continuation of 311. Period since the 17th century.

HIST 321 History of Japan (3)

Survey of culture, government, economics, and institutions, to 1700.

HIST 322 History of Japan (3)

Continuation of 321. Period from 1700.

HIST 323 Way of Tea in Japanese History and Culture (3)

History and culture of Japan as revealed in study and practice of the tea ceremony (urasenke): Zen, aesthetics, calligraphy, architecture, ceramics, gardens, politics. (Cross-listed as ASAN 323)

HIST 324 The Samurai of Japan (3)

A social, military, and cultural history of Japan’s samurai (warrior) class.

HIST 327 History of Premodern Korea (3)

Survey of political, economic, social, and cultural developments from earliest times to 1400.

HIST 328 History of Modern Korea (3)

Continuation of 327. From 1400 to the present.

HIST 330 History of North Korea (3)

History of North Korea in terms of industrialism, militarism, nationalism, and state power, from 1945 to today. Focus on construction of national sovereign identity and comparison with postcolonial world.

HIST 331 Ancient Greece I (3)

Political, social, and cultural history of the Minoan, Mycenean, and Archaic periods.

HIST 332 Ancient Greece II (3)

Political, social, and cultural history of the Classical and Hellenistic periods.

HIST 333 Ancient Rome: The Republic (3)

Political, social, cultural history from the Etruscans to Augustus. Emphasis on discussion of literary and archaeological materials. (Alt. years: fall)

HIST 334 Ancient Rome: The Empire (3)

Political, social, and cultural history from Augustus to 476 A.D. Emphasis on literary and archaeological materials. (Alt. years: spring)

HIST 335 Early Medieval Europe 300–1050 (3)

Formation of European societies after the western Roman Empire and in relation to Byzantine and Islamic cultures.

HIST 336 Medieval Europe 1050–1350 (3)

Main trends in European economy, society, religion, politics, thought, and the arts; interactions with Byzantine and Islamic worlds.

HIST 337 European Intellectual History (3)

Undergraduate seminar on great debates in Western thought. Discussion of primary source materials; the scientific revolution and Enlightenment.

HIST 338 European Intellectual History (3)

Continuation of 337. European thought from French Revolution to the present.

HIST 339 Renaissance and Reformation (3)

Political, social, cultural, and intellectual developments in Europe from 1300 to 1600. Emphasis on cultural and intellectual history and its impact on social and political developments; humanism and its influence on thought and reforming movements, Protestant and Catholic Reformations. (Alt. years: fall)

HIST 340 Comparative Economic History (3)

Comparative historical study of economic ideas and change since around 1700. Considers the histories of capitalism, poverty, industrialization and labor in Europe, Asia, the U.S., and other regions. (Cross-listed as ECON 341)

HIST 342 The History of Economic Thought (3)

Introduces major western economic theorists and ideas since around 1700. Considers the history of views on work, poverty, the market and government, and the relationship of those doctrines to society, philosophy, and public policy. Pre: 151, 152, ECON 130, or ECON 131; or consent. (Alt. years) (Cross-listed as ECON 342)

HIST 343 Reacting to the Past (3)

Exploration of moments of crisis and the clash of ideas in their historical context through the use of simulation games. Junior standing or higher. A-F only.

HIST 344 Modern Germany (3)

Political, social, economic, and cultural history since 1547. Rise of Austria and Prussia, unification, Bismarckian era, World War I and Weimar Republic, Hitler’s Third Reich, post-World War II.

HIST 345 France in the Old Regime (3)

Major social, political, and intellectual developments: Renaissance, Reformation, religious wars, Richelieu, Louis XIV, Enlightenment, and Revolution.

HIST 346 Modern France (3)

Political, social, economic, and intellectual developments from Revolution and Napoleon to the present.

HIST 347 Tudor-Stuart Britain (3)

Traces major developments in British politics, society, and culture between the late Medieval and Modern Eras.

HIST 348 Modern Britain 1688-1945 (3)

Interaction of 17th-, 18th-, and 19th-century intellectual, political, economic, and social changes, which together produced the British Empire and modern Britain.

HIST 349 British Empire (3)

Origins and expansion of the British empire between the seventeenth and twentieth centuries. Includes imperial policies affecting Britain, Australia, India, Ireland, and Southern Africa. Open to non-majors.

HIST 350 Iberia in Asia and the Pacific (3)

Comparative exploration of the Iberian empires–Spain and Portugal–and their political, economic, and cultural interactions with indigenous societies in Asia and the Pacific. A-F only. Pre: sophomore standing or consent.

HIST 351 East European Empires (3)

Comparison of Austrian, Polish, Ottoman, and Russian empires by examining political ideologies, religions, lifestyles, and ethno-linguistic identities. Pre: sophomore standing or consent. (Alt. years)

HIST 352 France and Empire (3)

Lecture/discussion exploring the history of France’s relationship with imperialism from the Renaissance to the present. Pre: upper division standing or consent. (Once a year)

HIST 354 Introduction to Islamic History (3)

Muhammad, the Arab conquests, the Caliphate; fundamentals of Islam; classical Islamic civilization; development of Islam into modern times with emphasis on the Middle Eastern heartland.

HIST 355 The Making of the Modern Middle East (3)

Survey of developments that created the system of nation-states in the Middle East. History of the Ottoman Empire and the Republic of Turkey; Egypt; the Arab world; Israel and Iran. Recommended: 354.

HIST 356 Survey of African History (3)

The history of Africa from earliest times to the present: the rise of indigenous civilizations, European and Muslim impact, colonialism and nationalism, and current issues.

HIST 358 The World of Mekong (3)

Historical survey, from BC period to present, of the peoples of the Mekong region, an area covering southwestern China, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, and southern Vietnam. Open to non-majors. Pre: upper division standing or consent.

HIST 361 U.S. Women’s History (3)

History of U.S. women and gender relations. Topics include women’s work in and outside the household, women’s involvement in social movements, changing norms about gender and sexuality, and shared and divergent experiences among women. (Cross-listed as AMST 316 and WS 311)

HIST 362 Gender and Sexuality in the Classical World (3)

Critical examination of the construction of gender identity and sexuality in ancient Greece and Rome. Junior standing or higher. (Once a year) (Cross-listed as LLEA 362)

HIST 368 Global History of Sport (3)

Explores the relationship between sport and society in historical perspective. Analyzes global processes of imperialism, nationalism, globalization, and international relations,
and studies themes such as the politics of race, class, and gender.

HIST 371 U.S. Foreign Relations to 1898 (3)

Survey of U.S. foreign relations from initial encounters between Europeans and Native Americans through the 1890s.

HIST 372 U.S. Foreign Relations From 1898 (3)

Survey of U.S. foreign relations from the wars of 1898 to the present.

HIST 373 American Thought and Culture: To 20th Century (3)

Politics, family, philosophy, technology, etc.; their interrelationship within the total society. Pre-Colonial to end of the 19th century. (Cross-listed as AMST 343)

HIST 374 American Thought and Culture: 20th Century (3)

Continuation of 373: the 20th century. (Cross-listed as AMST 344)

HIST 378 History of American Business (3)

The evolution of business enterprise from colonial times to the present. Emphasis on entrepreneurship, technological change, labor-management relations, government-business relations, and economic thought. Case studies of industrial development. (Cross-listed as MGT 348)

HIST 379 American Empire (3)

Examines the interplay between an “American culture of empire” and the rise of the U.S. as a superpower. Topics: imperialism and political culture, social movements and international affairs, race, gender and class relations. (Cross-listed as AMST 365)

HIST 386 Caribbean History (3)

Survey of the history of the Caribbean region from 1500 to the present. A-F only. Pre: sophomore standing or higher, or consent.

HIST 389 The Asia-Pacific War (3)

Explores WWII in the Asia-Pacific region, focusing on the intersection of the grand strategy, military operations, and war crimes. Involves source analyses and discussions.

HIST 391 History of Warfare to 1850 (3)

Classical and guerrilla warfare, revolution, and military systems and institutions.

HIST 392 History of Warfare Since 1850 (3)

Continuation of 391, from 1850 to present.

HIST 393 U.S. Military History (3)

Survey of development of American military forces from War of Independence to war in Vietnam.

HIST 394 History of Science to 1700 (3)

Evolution of scientific thought and its cultural context. Antiquity to 1700.

HIST 395 History of Science Since 1700 (3)

Continuation of 394; science, technology, and society since 1700.

HIST 400 Digital History in the Global Village (3)

History of the digital age in global perspective connecting people, media, and technology. Faculty and students will use digital media to introduce innovative approaches to doing history. (Fall only)

HIST 401 History of the Indian Ocean World (3)

Explores the transnational history of the Indian Ocean world, especially the region connected by the western monsoon. Topics include travel, trade, religion, colonialism, nationalism, diaspora, and globalization, including actors like slaves, sailors, women, and merchants. A-F only. Pre: junior or senior standing or consent. (Alt. years)

HIST 402 Researching WWII in Southeast Asia (3)

Introduces students to the practice of conducting archival research by using materials about World War II in Southeast Asia that have been digitized by various institutions around the world and available on the internet. Junior standing or higher. (Spring only)

HIST 403 Vietnam: History and Memory (3)

Survey of Vietnamese history with particular attention to the multiple ways that the Vietnamese past has been remembered and represented by different peoples. Open to non-majors.

HIST 406 Modern Philippines (3)

Survey of major developments from pre-colonial through Spanish and American colonial periods, the revolution, Japanese occupation, and post-war republic. (Cross-listed as ASAN 406)

HIST 407 Modern Malaysia (3)

History of Malay peninsula and northern Borneo, emphasizing developments since 18th century: trade, commerce, foreign migrations, pluralism, nationalism, and Islam.

HIST 408 Modern Indonesia (3)

Indonesia from 14th century to present. Emphasis on period from late 18th-century Western colonial impact to struggle for independence and problems of nationhood.

HIST 409 History of Islamic Southeast Asia (3)

History of the coming of Islam to Southeast Asia, the spread of its ideas, and its role in the lives of Muslim communities living in the region. GPA of 2.0 or higher. (Spring only)

HIST 410 Twentieth-Century China (3)

An examination of the political, intellectual, economic, cultural, and social transformations of China in the twentieth century. This lecture studies critical events in the making of modern China and explores important issues in the modernization of Chinese life in the twentieth century.

HIST 411 Society and Culture in Traditional China (3)

Ch’ing government and Chinese society from local and regional perspectives; modes of control and disorder during the 19th century.

HIST 412 Local History of 20th-Century China (3)

Sociopolitical change and continuity at local and regional levels since 1900, stressing provincial reform, Hsien and sub-Hsien politics, warlordism, Kuomintang tutelage, and the Chinese Communist movement and rule.

HIST 416 Chinese Intellectual History (3)

An interpretive survey of Chinese ideas and values in their cultural, social and political settings from classical age to 1600. Pre: upper division standing or consent.

HIST 417 Chinese Intellectual History (3)

Interpretive survey of Chinese thought from 1600 to the contemporary period, with special emphasis on the themes of cultural collision and change.

HIST 418 China’s Foreign Relations (3)

Systematic review from traditional times, with emphasis on modern and contemporary history, analyses of foreign policy formulation, objectives, and implementation. Recommended: 312.

HIST 419 The Search for Modern China (3)

Origins, development, and meaning of modern revolution in China, 19th century to People’s Republic. Recommended: 311 and 312.

HIST 420 People’s Republic of China (3)

Salient developments from 1949 to the present. Social revolution and modernization, critically relevant foreign relations. Recommended: 312 or 419.

HIST 421 China in World History (3)

Interpretative survey of China’s changing position, significance, and function in the evolution of world history as a way to provide a better understanding of its past and present. Junior standing or higher.

HIST 422 Tokugawa Japan (3)

Japanese history and culture, 1600–1867. Recommended: 321.

HIST 423 Okinawa (3)

Survey of social, cultural, economic, and political history from earliest times to present.

HIST 424 20th-Century Japan (3)

Problems of Japan’s political, economic, and social development since institutional consolidation of Meiji state (c.1890). Pre: upper division standing or consent.

HIST 425 Women in East Asian History (3)

Survey of the changing political, social, economic, and cultural positions of women in China, Japan, and Korea from ancient times to the present. Pre: one course in Japanese history or consent.

HIST 426 History of Japanese Cuisine and Foodways (3)

Explores the history of Japanese cuisine and investigates the cultural, economic, and geopolitical aspects of food-ways in Japanese domestic and international identity.

HIST 428 WWII and the Making of Modern Japan (3)

Explores how the history of the Asia-Pacific War both shaped and was shaped by the rise and fall of Japan in the twentieth century. Involves extensive source analyses and discussions.

HIST 429 War Crimes Trials in Asia (3)

Explores post-WWII Allied war crimes trials in the Asia-Pacific region and transitional justice in Asia. Involves extensive source analyses and discussions. Repeatable one time.

HIST 430 Persia, Greece, and Rome in the Classical Age (3)

Historical examination of the interaction between the Achaemenid and Parthian empires of Persia and the classical societies of the Mediterranean, such as the Greek city-states, Macedonia, the Hellenistic, and Roman Empires. Recommended: 151. (Cross-listed as CLAS 430 and PER 430)

HIST 431 Ancient Near East: Pyramids and Writing Tablets (3)

Civilizations of the Sumerians, Babylonians, Assyrians, ancient Egyptians, Hittites, Hebrews, and Achaemenid Persians. Emphasis on discussion of literary and archaeological materials.

HIST 432 Crisis and Conflict in the Middle East (3)

In depth study and analysis of major crises and conflicts in the Middle East since World War II: the Arab–Israeli Wars, revolutions in the Arab countries, the Turkish experiment with secularism, the Iranian/ Islamic revolution, Afghanistan, the Gulf War. Recommended: 354 or 355.

HIST 433 Medieval Cultures (3)

Topical study of cultural and cross-cultural issues in the medieval period (circa 300-1500). Class discussion and written work emphasize analysis of primary source documents using cultural and world history theories. Regional focus and readings vary by semester. Repeatable one time.

HIST 434 History of Christianity to 1500 (3)

Historical analysis of the main traditions of Christianity and elements of diversity within Europe and in relation to other parts of the world. Focus on the interpretation of primary sources and discussion of cultural issues. (Alt. years: spring)

HIST 436 World Environmental History, 1500 to Present (3)

Explores interactions between humans and the natural world from early modern era to the present. Topics include invader species and biotic exchange; environmental politics; and the ecological impact of industrialization, urbanization, science, technology, war, etc. Pre: junior standing or consent. (Once a year)

HIST 438 European Cult of the Primitive (3)

Historical investigation of European beliefs in the superiority of primitive societies. Topics include how primitivist ideas shaped historiography, religion, art, gender, political economy, and empire. Pre: upper division standing or consent. (Alt. years: spring)

HIST 439 The Darwinian Revolution (3)

Social and intellectual origins of evolutionary thought and its continuing impact; emphasis on Darwin and the Victorian scientific community. Pre: upper division standing or consent.

HIST 440 20th-Century Europe (3)

Contemporary problems and their historical background.

HIST 441 Expansion of Europe (3)

Historical processes in modern European colonization from 16th to 20th century; impact on non-Europeans in Asia and Africa. (Alt. years: fall)

HIST 442 War and Violence in Early Modern Europe (3)

History of the intellectual, social, and cultural causes and consequences of violence, including military conflicts. Pre: upper division standing or consent. (Once a year)

HIST 443 Nazi Germany (3)

Origins, establishment, and impact of Hitler’s Third Reich. Recommended: 344. (Alt. years: spring)

HIST 444 The History of the Holocaust (3)

The origins and progression of the Holocaust, the almost complete destruction of European Jews, and other Nazi genocidal policies. Open to non-majors.

HIST 445 French Revolution and Napoleon (3)

Causes, course, and conduct of the Revolutionary and Napoleonic periods, their impact upon Europe; emphasis on the conflict of ideologies inherent in the Revolutionary process.

HIST 446 Europe, 1914-1945: War, Peace, and Revolution (3)

Explores war and peace in Europe, from the start of the Great War through the formal end of World War II. Topics include key battles, civilians, peace movements, treaties, the Shoah, Fascism, and Soviet Revolution.

HIST 448 Imperial Spain and Portugal (3)

The influence of Spain and Portugal on people and cultures in Europe, Africa, America, and Asia; Portugal’s captivity and the defeat of the Spanish Armada.

HIST 450 Topics in African History (3)

Selected themes important in African history, including, for example, the politics, economics, societies, and cultures of pre-colonial, colonial, or modern Africa. Topics to be pre-announced. Repeatable one time. (Once a year)

HIST 451 (Alpha) History and Literature (3)

Explores the many relationships between history and literature, including how literature has reflected and shaped society in the past and our relationship to the past; (B) United States; (C) Europe; (D) Asia/ Pacific; (E) World/Comparative; (F) Provisional topics. Repeatable one time for different alphas, not repeatable for (C).

HIST 452 (Alpha) History and Film (3)

Explores the many relationships between history and film including how film has reflected and shaped society in the past and our relationship to the past. (B) United States; (C) Europe; (D) Asia/Pacific; (E) world/comparative. Repeatable one time for different alphas. Pre: junior standing or consent. (Once a year for (D))(C Crosslisted as ACM 452C); (E Cross-listed as ACM 452E)

HIST 453 Colonial Medicine (3)

Evolution of Western medical traditions; challenges created by European expansion and colonial interactions; development of modern racial and gender theories. Junior standing or higher. A-F only. (Spring only)

HIST 454 Tsarist Russia (3)

Development of the Russian state to the 19th century. Kievan state and early development of culture and art; Mongol era; rise of Moscow, autocracy, and serfdom; Petrine reforms; Western impact; emergence as a major European power.

HIST 456 Modern Russia (3)

Creation of the Soviet Union, Stalinization, the Cold War, the collapse of the empire, the post-Soviet era.

HIST 457 Russia in Asia and the Pacific (3)

Russian/Soviet Siberia and Central Asia; Russian American Company and the Pacific; evolving relations with Asian and Pacific powers.

HIST 458 The American Revolution (3)

Lecture/ discussion on the origins, development, and consequences of the American Revolution, explored within the context of the broader revolutionary Atlantic world. Pre: junior standing or consent. (Once a year)

HIST 459 African American History (3)

Lecture/ discussion on the origins of racial slavery, slave and free black culture, slave resistance and antislavery, post-emancipation black life, the rise of Jim Crow, the Harlem Renaissance, and the Civil Rights Movement.

HIST 460 Native American History (3)

Lecture/ discussion on the history of North American Indians from the seventeenth century to the present. Open to non-majors.

HIST 461 Early America (3)

Lecture/discussion on Native Americans, Africans, and Europeans in North America from contact to independence. Social, cultural, and economic themes and intersections of race, class, and gender explored.

HIST 462 The Early American Republic (3)

Lecture/discussion on the Constitution, the growth of partisan politics, the market revolution, religious revivalism, abolitionism and the expansion of slavery in the U.S. during the age of Jefferson and Jackson.

HIST 463 American Civil War Era 1841–1877 (3)

The crisis of the Union: antebellum society and culture, slavery, reform, sectionalism, the Civil War and Reconstruction.

HIST 464 Transformation of America 1877–1920 (3)

Selected themes that explain major changes in American life during the late 19th and early 20th centuries, including the westward movement, consolidation of capitalism, world power diplomacy, popular culture, progressivism, and World War I.

HIST 465 The United States 1920–1948 (3)

The Roaring Twenties, the Depression, New Deal, coming of World War II, America during the war, origins of the Cold War.

HIST 466 The U.S.: 1948 to the Present (3)

The atomic age and the Cold War, the age of anxiety, the 1960s, the Vietnam War, the Reagan-Bush era, and beyond.

HIST 467 American Television History (3)

Lecture/discussion examining the impact of television on American society, culture and politics. Analyzed in depth are family sitcoms, presidential politics, Vietnam and the presentation of gender and ethnicity. Open to non-majors.

HIST 468 Viva Las Vegas! (3)

Upper-division lecture on the historical and cultural significance of Las Vegas in twentieth-century America. Open to non-majors.

HIST 469 The Cold War (3)

Cold War as a global struggle. Topics will include U.S.-Soviet economic and political rivalry, Capitalism vs. Communism as practical policy and ideology, and the force of Third World anti-colonial nationalism. A-F only. Pre: junior standing or higher, or consent.

HIST 471 Music, Industry, and Society (3)

History of U.S. music and recording industry. How industry relates to economy as a whole, and how it reflects broad patterns and trends in American culture and society. (Cross-listed as MUS 440)

HIST 472 American Social History (3)

Introduction to the new social history; interdisciplinary approaches to the study of the everyday lives of ordinary Americans in past generations.

HIST 473 Slavery and Freedom (3)

Examines the history of slavery, race, and abolition in the Americas from a comparative, global perspective, and traces the legacy of slavery in the post-emancipation societies of the New World. (Cross-listed as AMST 432)

HIST 474 The American West (3)

Lecture/ discussion surveying the conquest, colonization, and consolidation of North American frontiers and the post-frontier development of the American West.

HIST 475 Constitutional History of the U.S. (3)

Origins, development of Constitution, Colonial to modern times.

HIST 476 Race and Racism in America (3)

Racial ideas and ideologies, and their effects throughout American history. (Cross-listed as AMST 440)

HIST 477 History of American Workers (3)

Conditions of labor in major phases of American development; response of labor and community to changing work environment. Capitalism, unionism, race, gender, law, etc. Emphasis on 20th century. (Cross-listed as AMST 431)

HIST 478 Colonial Latin America (3)

PreColumbian civilizations: Spanish and Portuguese colonization; political, economic, social, and religious evolution to 1810; independence. (Cross-listed as LAIS 468)

HIST 479 Latin America Since Independence (3)

Political, economic, and social development since 1825; case studies from Brazil, Mexico, and Cuba.

HIST 480 American Environmental History (3)

Survey history of the complex relations between American societies and diverse U.S. ecosystems, from European contact and colonization to the present. (Cross-listed as AMST 425 and SUST 481)

HIST 481 Pacific Islands I (3)

The Pacific past from first human settlement to the start of the colonial period; emphasis on historiography and analysis of islanders’ responses to Euro-American intrusion.

HIST 482 Pacific Islands II (3)

The colonial experience to the present.

HIST 483 United States in the Pacific (3)

Growth of economic and political interests and policies.

HIST 484 The Hawaiian Kingdom 1819–1893 (3)

Transformation of Hawai‘i into a state influenced by American and European ideas and institutions and Asian peoples. Pre: upper division standing or consent.

HIST 485 History of 20th-Century Hawai‘i (3)

Formation of an American Hawai‘i with its unique local culture from 1898 to the present. Pre: upper division standing.

HIST 489 World Maritime History (3)

Survey of world maritime history from earliest times to the present, with emphasis on the evolution of nautical technology, motives from maritime enterprises, and the impact of cross-cultural encounters between oceanic peoples. (Cross-listed as AMST 489)

HIST 490 Maori and American Indians (3)

Compares indigenous sovereignty issues arising among the Maori or Aotearoa-New Zealand and Indian tribes of the U.S. from 1776 to the present. (Once a year)

HIST 492 Women and Revolution (3)

Conditions under which women’s activism and participation in protest and revolutionary movements developed in the 19th- and 20th-centuries. Cross-cultural comparisons. (Cross-listed as ASAN 492 and WS 492)

HIST 493 Library Treasures: Exploring Special Collections & Archives (3)

Conduct original research using general library materials, special collections, rare books, archives, and manuscripts, maps, and other historical documents that are uniquely available at libraries and archives at UH and beyond. Repeatable one time.

HIST 495 (Alpha) History Colloquium (3)

Extensive or intensive treatment of special problems. (B) Philippines and Indonesia; (C) U.S. foreign relations; (D) history in Oceania; (E) Chinese traditional government. Recommended for honors students. Pre: 372 (or concurrent) or consent for (C); consent for (B) and (E).

HON 291 (Alpha) Sophomore Seminar (3)

Special inquiry-based study of multi-disciplinary topics in particular historical, cultural, geographical, environmental, or other contexts. Emphasis on primary sources and/or fieldwork and extensive instruction in writing. (B) biological science; (H) humanities; (P) physical science; (R) arts; (S) social science; (T) literature. Repeatable one time. A-F only. Pre: 101 or departmental approval. DB for (B); DH for (H); DP for (P); DA for (R); DS for (S); DL for (T)

HWST 107 Hawai‘i: Center of the Pacific (3)

An introduction to the unique aspects of the native point of view in Hawai‘i and in the larger Pacific with regards to origins, language, religion, land, art, history, and modern issues.

HWST 107A Hawai‘i: Center of the Pacific (3)

An introduction to the unique aspects of the native point of view in Hawai‘i and in the larger Pacific with regards to origins, language, religion, land, art, history, and modern issues.

HWST 301 Perspectives in Hawaiian Studies (3)

Interdisciplinary lectures and discussions examining traditional and contemporary experiences in Hawaiian society and setting; resources, methods, and techniques. Repeatable one time. Pre: HAW 202 or consent.

HWST 390 Issues in Modern Hawai‘i (3)

Cultural and political aspects of the current Hawaiian movement; historical colonization; conflicts over tourism, the military, and agriculture; forms of native self-determination. Junior standing or higher. Pre: 107 and HAW 202.

HWST 396 Native Hawaiian Rights and Practices (3)

Students will strengthen their cultural, political, and legal foundations by: (1) reviewing Hawai‘i’s historical traditions and customs, (2) learning legal analysis techniques, and (3) applying those techniques to issues that govern native Hawaiian “rights” today. Sophomore or higher standing. Pre: 107, 270, and 341 (or concurrent) and HAW 102. (Fall only)

HWST 495 Kumu Kanawai: Western Law and Hawai‘i (3)

The rise of Western law in Hawai‘i, its contribution to nation building and colonialism. Pre: 342 or 343 or 390; or consent.

ILO 451 Structure of Ilokano (3)

Introduction to phonology, morphology, and syntax. Pre: 202 or consent.

IND 452 Structure of Indonesian (3)

Introduction to grammar; some sociolinguistic background. Pre: 302 or equivalent, or consent.

IND 454 History of Indonesian (3)

Social and linguistic development of Indonesian from roots in earlier Malay to contemporary form and function. Pre: 202 and 452, or consent.

IP 273 (Alpha) Introduction to Indo-Pacific Language and Culture (3)

Introduction in English to language(s) and culture(s) of Indo-Pacific country or region. (B) Indian; (C) Southeast Asian; (D) Polynesian; (E) Philippines. Sophomore standing or higher for (C). Pre: 101 and 102 courses in relevant language or consent for (B), (D), and (E).

IP 300 History of Early India (3)

Historical survey of India and South Asia from Mohenjo-Daro to the Mughal Empire, tracing political, social, religious, economic, cultural, and intellectual developments from ancient times to the 18th century. (Cross-listed as HIST 301)

IP 364 Philippine Popular Culture (3)

Explores the ethics of Philippine popular culture forms; teaches students how to produce, act, and perform in a select media form; and engages students in writing a critical analysis of these pop cultural expressions. A-F only. Pre: sophomore standing or consent.

IP 368 Introduction to South/Southeast Asian Film, History, Theory and Appreciation (3)

Study and analysis of South/Southeast Asian films– history, forms, development, theoretical framework and relationship to cultural, social, philosophical and aesthetic context. (B) Filipino; (C) Iranian. Sophomore standing or higher, or consent. A-F only for (B). ((C) Cross-listed as PER 368)

IP 370 Philippine Travelogue: People, Places, and Practices (3)

A virtual guided tour of the Philippines that explores its multi-culture diversity through its people, places, and practices. Sophomore standing or higher. A-F only.

IP 375 Philippine Traditional Games and Pastimes (3)

Introduces an experiential approach in the study of games and pastimes from various regions in the Philippines. It also focuses on the historical and socio-cultural aspects of Philippine games. Sophomore standing or higher.

IP 382 Philippine Visual Art from Burial Jars to Burning Effigies (3)

Introduction to the arts and material culture of the Philippines from the pre-colonial to the contemporary period through the examination of sculpture, metalwork, ceramics, textiles, and painting from various ethnolinguistic groups. Sophomore standing or higher. (Cross-listed as ART 382)

IP 391 Literary Cultural Relations (Philippines and Southeast Asia) (3)

An appreciation, a reexamination, and an analysis of the literary and cultural relations among the various nation states of Southeast Asia. Various texts are examined to establish the connections of these nation states. Sophomore standing or higher, or consent. (Alt. years)

IP 394 Philippine Sociolinguistics: Language Use, Ideologies, and Identities (3)

Examines the intersection between language and society, specifically Philippine languages in the Philippines and in the Filipino diasporic communities. Will examine how language policies, discourses, and ideologies share people’s use of language. Sophomore standing or higher. (Cross-listed as LING 394)

IS 305 Ethics, Aging & Society (3)

Addresses ethical issues in gerontology and long-term care for older adults as raised by public policy, health care problems, and social attitudes toward elders. Explores established practices and new directions for ethics in aging. A-F only.

IS 410 The Humboldt Brothers’ Legacy (3)

Life and thought of the two Humboldt brothers. Alexander (1769-1859) helped to lay the foundations of modern science, including geology, geography, botany, zoology, physiology and anthropology. Older, less well-known Wilhelm (1767–1835) was an influential statesman, classical scholar, man of letters, humanist, political philosopher, anthropologist and linguist, and founded the University of Berlin. Review of the two polymaths’ impact on modern science in the Americas, the Pacific and Asia. A-F only. Pre: upper-division or consent.

JPN 350 Introduction to Japanese Linguistics (3)

Introduction to major areas of linguistic description as applied to Japanese language. Pre: 301 or 307, or consent.

JPN 471 Okinawan Language and Culture (3)

Focuses on the language, heritage, and folk culture of Okinawa. Pre: 202, 205, or consent.

JPN 486 Advanced Readings in Modern Japanese Contemporary Topics (3)

Advanced course to foster speed, accuracy, and attention to content in reading modern discursive texts. Pre: 407D and 407E, or consent.

KOR 470 Language and Culture of Korea (3)

Relation of Korean language to literature, history, philosophy, social structure, values, and interpersonal relationships; social and regional varieties. Pre: 402 or consent.

LAIS 360 (Alpha) Studies in Culture (3)

Politics of culture and representation. Will consider issues, traditions, movements, texts, and cultural icons for their significance for national and regional identity formation, intercultural relations and global flows of images, people, and capital. (B) Latin America; (C) Iberian Peninsula. Pre: sophomore or consent.

LAIS 363 U.S. Latino Culture and Literature (3)

The culture and history of U.S. Latinos through an analysis of their literature and arts and their sociopolitical relationship to the U.S. mainstream culture. Pre: sophomore standing or consent.

LAIS 365 Spanish Film (3)

A chronological survey of films from Spain, from the Silent Era to the present. Conceptually, a cultural history of Spain in the 20th century, as seen through films. Pre: sophomore standing or consent.

LAIS 366 Latin American Film (3)

A chronological survey of films from Latin America, from the Silent Era to the present. Conceptually, a cultural history of Latin America in the 20th century, as seen through films. Pre: sophomore standing or consent.

LAIS 372 (Alpha) Indigenous Peoples of Latin America (3)

Survey of the history and culture of the indigenous peoples of Latin America through a study of their literature, texts and practices. (B) Mesoamerica; (C) Andean South America. Repeatable one time for different alphas. Pre: sophomore standing or consent. (Cross-listed as ANTH 372 (Alpha))

LAIS 380 Studies in Culture: Portugal and Brazil (3)

Surveys the cultures of the Portuguese-speaking world from pre-Lusitanian times, including connections with Africa, Asia, the U.S., and Hawai‘i. Pre: sophomore standing or consent.

LAIS 468 Colonial Latin American History (3)

Pre-Columbian civilizations: Spanish and Portuguese colonization; political, economic, social and religious evolution to 1810; independence. Pre: 360 or consent. (Cross-listed as HIST 478)

LAIS 478 New World Rituals and Ideologies (3)

Study of cross-cultural patterns in ritual behaviors and creolization of African, indigenous, and Iberian ideological frameworks in the Americas. Topics may include syncretic religions (voodoo, candomble), Andean Christianity, spiritual conquest, conceptions of death, etc. Sophomore standing or higher. Minimum C- required grade for prerequisites. Pre: 360, or consent. (Fall only) (Cross-listed as ANTH 478 and REL 478)

LING 346 The Philippine Language Family (3)

Introduction; phonological and grammatical systems; historical developments; emphasis on Filipino, Cebuano, and Ilokano. Pre: grade of B or better in 102 or 320 and experience with a Philippine language, or consent.

LING 410 Articulatory Phonetics (3)

Intensive training in recognition, reproduction, and recording of human speech sounds; preparation for fieldwork with unrecorded languages and for clinical work in speech pathology.

LING 420 Morphology (3)

Theory of word structure; analysis of a variety of morphological types. Pre: 320 (or concurrent) or consent.

LING 421 Introduction to Phonological Analysis (3)

Phonological analysis and theory. Pre: 410.

LING 422 Introduction to Grammatical Analysis (3)

Syntactic analysis and grammatical theory. Pre: 320 or consent.

LING 451 Induction of Linguistic Structure (3)

Phonological and grammatical structures of a previously uncodified language are determined by linguistic analysis of data obtained from speakers of the language. Pre: 102 or 320, or consent.

LLEA 121 Ancient Egypt: Mummies, Pharaohs, and Gods (3)

An overview of ancient Egyptian civilization through lectures and class discussion on Egyptian literature, archaeology, history, religion and society. (Cross-listed as CLAS 121)

LLEA 236 Italian Film (3)

Study of Italian film history and technique. A-F only.

LLEA 237 French Film (3)

Study of French film history and technique. A-F only. Pre: freshman standing.

LLEA 264 French Culture for Americans (3)

Study of the shared cultural and historical foundations of France and the U.S. both past and present. A-F only.

LLEA 320 German Cinema (3)

Study of German film history, film theory, film analysis, and film style. Repeatable one time or take GER 320 one time for different topics. 6 cr. limit on GER/LLEA 320 courses. Sophomore standing only.

LLEA 324 Nature in the Ancient World (3)

Study of the relationship between the Greeks and Romans and the natural environment. Particular attention will be given to the place of nature in ancient science, philosophy, literature, and “real life.” Pre: sophomore standing or higher. (Cross-listed as CLAS 324)

LLEA 341 German Opera and Literature (3)

Introduction to German opera, its history, and analysis. Developing critical skills through analysis of German opera music and literature. Sophomore standing or higher, or consent.

LLEA 342 German Fascism and Propaganda (3)

Lecture/discussion. Study of German Fascism and propaganda in German literature, art, and film. Sophomore standing or higher. A-F only.

LLEA 353 20th-Century Russian Arts and Culture (3)

Aspects of culture (literature, film, theater, music, arts, etc.) in 20th century Russian society. Pre: sophomore standing or consent.

LLEA 355 Russian Film (3)

A study of Russian film from the 1920’s to the present. Pre: sophomore standing or consent.

LLEA 362 Gender and Sexuality in the Classical World (3)

Critical examination of the construction of gender identity and sexuality in ancient Greece and Rome. Junior standing or higher. (Once a year) (Cross-listed as HIST 362)

LLEA 364 Survey of French Civilizations (3)

A historical survey of the development of French and Francophone cultures. The course is interdisciplinary, dealing with politics, music, art, other forms of cultural expression, and daily life.

LLEA 415 Culture of Two Germanies: 1945-1989 (3)

(taught in English) Literature, culture, and film of East and West Germany, 1945-1989. Credit cannot be earned for both LLEA 415 and GER 415. Sophomore standing or higher.

LLEA 416 German Literature, Culture and Film: 1989 to Present (3)

Study of German literature, culture and film, 1989 to present. Credit cannot be earned for both 416 and GER 416. Sophomore standing or higher.

LLEA 470 Freaks and Monsters 2: The Ethics of Otherness (3)

An interdisciplinary examination of corporeal Otherness. Unusual real and fictional bodies from fairground history, art, anatomy, literature, natural history and ethnology. Discussion of the moral, medical, philosophical and aesthetic dilemmas of spectacular difference. Pre: 270 or consent.

MGT 348 History of American Business (3)

The evolution of business enterprise from colonial times to the present. Emphasis on entrepreneurship, technological change, labor-management relations, government-business relations, and economic thought. Case studies of industrial development. (Cross-listed as HIST 378)

MUS 106 Introduction to Music Literature (3)

Elements, styles, and forms of music, from listener’s standpoint.

MUS 259 Introduction to Voice Function and Singing Styles (3)

Students will study how the singing voice works in various styles, including classical, musical theater, jazz, choral, and pop/ rock. Students will learn historical contexts, aural characteristics, and musical vocabulary through lecture, discussion, and listening. (Fall only) (Cross-listed as THEA 259)

MUS 265 History of Western Music to 1750 (3)

Development of Western music from its origins to 1750. Styles, schools, composers. Pre: 282 or consent.

MUS 266 History of Western Music After 1750 (3)

Development of Western music from 1750 to the present. Styles, schools, composers. Pre: 282 or consent.

MUS 270 World of Music: Asia/Pacific (3)

Study of music as social process, sound system, aesthetics, and world view. Emphasis on Hawai‘i, Asia, and the Pacific and the ways music creates links across the region and among people. Pre: ability to read music and one introductory music course (108, 114, 121- 126, 151-156) or consent. (Fall only)

MUS 360 Music in Film (3)

Lecture investigating the role of music in narrative film, and developing critical skills through close study of films and their music. Understanding styles and techniques of film music within larger aesthetic trends and historical contexts. Pre: 106 or consent. (Once a year)

MUS 362 Curtains Up! Broadway Musicals, Then and Now (3)

Traces the history of the Broadway musical in a survey of works from the mid-1800s through the recent “Hamilton” phenomenon, and explores their developmental process, structure, and sociocultural, religious, and political contexts. Pre: 106 or consent.

MUS 364 Superstars: A History of Musical Celebrity (3)

Explores how the cultural phenomenon of celebrity has impacted musicians and composers from antiquity to the present. Pre: 106.

MUS 370 Music in Modern America (3)

Varieties of music, including jazz and other popular forms; relevant antecedents. Pre: sophomore standing; freshmen with consent only.

MUS 407 Music Cultures of the World (3)

Folk, popular, and art music from major regions of the world, with emphasis upon Asia and the Pacific, representative styles and regional characteristics. Pre: junior standing or consent.

MUS 440 Music, Industry, and Society (3)

History of U.S. music and recording industry. How industry relates to economy as a whole, and how it reflects broad patterns and trends in American culture and society. Pre: upper division standing or consent. (Cross-listed as HIST 471)

MUS 477 History of Rock and Roll (3)

An examination of rock and roll from various perspectives including economics, regionalism, freedom of expression. Pre: upper division standing or consent.

MUS 479 Topics in Ethnomusicology (3)

Problem-oriented cross-cultural investigation of music and music organization. Pre: junior standing or consent.

PACE 247 Survey of Conflict Management (3)

Survey of contemporary conflict management and resolution: negotiation, mediation, conciliation, ombuds, fact-finding, facilitation techniques, arbitration, and litigation. Pre: any social science 100- or 200-level course or consent.

PACE 315 Personal Peace: Stories of Hope (3)

Interviewing, writing, and publishing stories of those who have overcome great difficulties to find personal peace. Pre: grade of B or better in ENG 100 or consent.

PACE 387 The Meaning of War (3)

Exploration of ethical questions related to the many facets of war–e.g., patriotism, tribalism, holy war, self-sacrifice, cowardice, media coverage, propaganda, torture, genocide, pillage, suicide tactics, battlefield immunity. (Cross-listed as PHIL 387)

PACE 407 Peace Processes in Philippines and Hawai‘i (3)

History of Philippine Islam and the Moro struggle, the peace process in Mindanao and sovereignty movement for Hawaiian nation. 75 min. Lec, 75-min. joint online discussion with Philippine students. Junior standing only. A-F only. Pre: consent. (Fall only) (Cross-listed as ASAN 407)

PACE 410 History of Peace Movements (3)

Examination of two centuries of U.S., European, Australian, and Hawaiian peace, thought, and action. Also surveys early Christian and secular attitudes to war. Open to nonmajors. Pre: any DS course, or consent.

PACE 412 Gandhi, King, and Nonviolence (3)

Life and thought of Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King, Jr. Pre: any Social Science 100 or 200 level course, or consent.

PACE 429 Negotiation (3)

Negotiation theory, negotiation skills and application of negotiation in conflict prevention, conflict management and conflict resolution. Pre: any Social Science 100 or 200 level course, or consent.

PACE 489 Hiroshima & Peace (3)

10-day intensive course at Hiroshima City University, Japan, in the 2-weeks before the annual August 6 commemoration of the atomic bombing. Home-stay with Japanese family. Sophomore standing. A-F only. Pre: any 200 level social science course, or consent.

PACS 203 Arts in Oceania–An Introduction (3)

Practical and theoretical study of arts in Oceania in relevant cultural contexts. Repeatable one time. A-F only. (Fall only)

PACS 462 Drama and Theatre of Oceania (3)

Survey of the contemporary drama and theatre of Oceania that combines island and Western traditions. Includes Papua New Guinea, Hawai‘i, Fiji, Samoa, Australia, New Zealand. Pre: ANTH 350 or THEA 101, or consent. (Cross-listed as THEA 462)

PER 368C Introduction to South/Southeast Asian Film, History, Theory and Appreciation (3)

Study and analysis of South/Southeast Asian films–history, forms, development, theoretical framework and relationship to cultural, social, philosophical and aesthetic context. (C) Iranian. Sophomore standing or higher, or consent. (Cross-listed as PER 368)

PER 430 Persia, Greece, and Rome in the Classical Age (3)

Historical examination of the interaction between the Achaemenid and Parthian empires of Persia and the classical societies of the Mediterranean, such as the Greek city-states, Macedonia, the Hellenistic, and Roman Empires. Recommended: HIST 151. (Cross-listed as CLAS 430 and HIST 430)

PHIL 100 Introduction to Philosophy: Survey of Problems (3)

Introduction to the kinds of problems that concern philosophers and to some of the solutions that have been attempted.

PHIL 100A Introduction to Philosophy Survey of Problems (3)

Introduction to the kinds of problems that concern philosophers and to some of the solutions that have been attempted.

PHIL 101 Introduction to Philosophy: Morals and Society (3)

Philosophical attempts to evaluate conduct, character, and social practices.

PHIL 101A Introduction to Philosophy: Morals and Society (3)

Philosophical attempts to evaluate conduct, character, and social practices.

PHIL 102 Asian Traditions (3)

Universal themes and problems from Asian perspective.

PHIL 102A Asian Traditions (3)

Universal themes and problems from Asian perspective.

PHIL 103 Introduction to Philosophy: Environmental Philosophy (3)

A critical examination of environmental issues; analyzing the nature of the human being, the nature of nature, and the relationship of the human being to nature.

PHIL 211 Ancient Philosophy (3)

An introduction to the history of philosophy based on translations of texts originally written in classical Greek or Latin.

PHIL 212 Between Ancient and Modern Philosophy (3)

Introduction to the history of philosophy based on translations of texts originally written in post-classical Latin or Arabic.

PHIL 213 Modern Philosophy (3)

Introduction to the history of philosophy based on texts or translations of “modern” works, that is works originally written in a modern European language.

PHIL 218 Women Philosophers (3)

Introduces students to the ideas of women philosophers. Repeatable one time. A-F only. Pre: any course 100 or above in PHIL or WS, or consent. (Alt. years) (Cross-listed as WS 219)

PHIL 222 Existentialism: Freedom, Being, Death (3)

Introduction to the major thinkers and the fundamental concepts and debates of Existentialism, taking Existentialism as a global movement expressed not just in philosophical texts, but also in literature and film. A-F only.

PHIL 300 Business Ethics (3)

Case studies and critical analyses of ethical issues in business. Readings from business, philosophy, law, etc. Pre: any course 100 or above in PHIL or BUS or BLAW, or consent.

PHIL 301 Ethical Theory (3)

Problems and methods in theory of moral conduct and decision. Pre: any course 101 or above in PHIL or above 100 in POLS or SOC; or consent.

PHIL 302 Political Philosophy (3)

Problems and methods in philosophical theories of political legitimacy. Pre: any course 101 or above in PHIL or above 100 in POLS or SOC, or consent.

PHIL 303 Social Philosophy (3)

Problems and methods in examination of contemporary life, values, and institutions in light of traditional philosophical problems of freedom, justice, authority, equality. Pre: any course 101 or above in PHIL or above 100 in POLS or SOC, or consent.

PHIL 304 Metaphysics (3)

Problems arising from attempts to categorize rationally what is, and what appears to be. Among others, topics may include universals and particulars, personal identity, freedom and determinism, and time. Pre: any course 100 or above in PHIL, or consent.

PHIL 305 Philosophy of Religion (3)

Problems and methods. Nature of religious experience, alternatives to theism, existence of god, relation between faith and reason, nature of religious language.

PHIL 306 Philosophy of Art (3)

Problems and methods in aesthetic valuation and in appreciation, creation, and criticism of artworks.

PHIL 307 Theory of Knowledge (3)

Problems and methods in epistemology. Nature of knowledge, its varieties, possibilities, and limitations. Pre: any course 100 or above in PHIL, or 200 or above with either DB or DP or DS designation; or consent.

PHIL 308 Philosophy of Science (3)

Problems and methods. Domains of inquiry, methods of validation, and attendant moral concerns. Pre: any course 100 or above in PHIL, or 200 or above with either DB or DP designation; or consent.

PHIL 310 Ethics in Health Care (3)

Ethical issues in application and organization of biomedical resources; professional responsibility, confidentiality, euthanasia, experimentation on human subjects, etc. Pre: any course 100 or above in PHIL or MED or NURS or with a DB designation; or consent.

PHIL 316 Science, Technology, and Society (3)

Investigation of some of the complex interconnections between science, technology, and society. Pre: any course 100 or above in PHIL or in a course with either DB or DP or DS designation, or consent.

PHIL 317 Critical Thinking: Pre-Law (3)

Introduction to concepts and techniques for evaluating arguments with special emphasis on their application both to questions of law and to issues in jurisprudence. Pre: any course 100 or above in PHIL or POLS or SOC, or consent.

PHIL 318 Philosophy of Law (3)

Historical and contemporary issues in law and legal theory. Law and morality; legal responsibility, justice, rights, punishment, judicial reasoning. Pre: any course 101 or above in PHIL or above 100 in BLAW or POLS or SOC, or consent.

PHIL 320 American Philosophy (3)

Survey of major philosophers and schools in development of American thought up to modern times. Pre: any course 100 or above in PHIL, or consent.

PHIL 330 Islamic Philosophy (3)

Survey of major Islamic philosophers and schools. Pre: any course 100 or above in PHIL or ARAB, or consent.

PHIL 350 Indian Philosophy (3)

Survey of major orthodox and heterodox systems: Vedas, Upanishads, Bhagavadgita, Vedanta, Jainism, Buddhism. Pre: any course 100 or above in PHIL or PALI or SNSK; or consent.

PHIL 360 Buddhist Philosophy (3)

Survey of central thinkers and schools. (Cross-listed as ASAN 360)

PHIL 370 Chinese Philosophy (3)

Survey of important schools and thinkers in classical Chinese traditions: Confucianism, Daoism, Mohism, Legalism.

PHIL 380 Japanese Philosophy (3)

Survey of central thinkers and schools from ancient to modern. Pre: 21 credits.

PHIL 387 The Meaning of War (3)

Exploration of ethical questions related to the many facets of war–e.g., patriotism, tribalism, holy war, self-sacrifice, cowardice, media coverage, propaganda, torture, genocide, pillage, suicide tactics, battlefield immunity. (Cross-listed as PACE 387)

PHIL 402 Introduction to Phenomenology (3)

Methods of analyzing the structures of experience, as developed by Husserl, Heidegger, Merleau-Ponty, Sartre, etc.

PHIL 406 Introduction to Zen (Ch’an) Buddhist Philosophy (3)

Development and philosophical significance of basic precepts, explored through translations of Chinese and Japanese sources.

PHIL 414 (Alpha) Western Movements and Periods (3)

(B) Greek; (C) late antiquity; (D) medieval; (E) Renaissance; (F) continental rationalism; (G) British empiricism; (H) German idealism; (I) 19th century; (J) 20th century. Repeatable two times in different alphas, not in same alpha. Pre: any course 200 or above in PHIL, or consent.

PHIL 418 Feminist Issues in Philosophy (3)

Examination of basic feminist issues in philosophy, and of responses to them. Pre: any course 200 or above in PHIL or WS, or consent. (Cross-listed as WS 419)

PHIL 422 Philosophical Psychology (3)

Classical and modern theories of mind, cognition, and action.

PHIL 436 Philosophy of Language (3)

Contemporary theories in semantics and syntax; problems of meaning, reference, speech acts, etc. Pre: any course 200 or above in PHIL or LING, or consent.

PHIL 438 Gender and Environmental Philosophy (3)

Interdisciplinary approach to women’s perspectives and roles on ecological and environmental issues; critical analysis of eco-feminism as a social and political movement; cross-cultural comparison of women’s roles in human ecology. Pre: any course 200 or above in PHIL or WS or any course 200 or above with a DB or DP designation, or consent. (Cross-listed as WS 438)

PHIL 445 Symbolic Logic (3)

Intermediate-level course covering proof techniques for classical, first-order predicate calculus, and an introduction to meta-theory. Pre: 110 or any course 200 or above in ICS or MATH; or consent.

PHIL 449 Undergraduate Capstone (3)

Capstone seminar for undergraduate majors. Concentration on a topic of current philosophical concern. Repeatable one time with consent. Pre: declared major in PHIL with at least six courses 200 or above in PHIL, or consent.

PHIL 473 Understanding Place: Philosophical Inquiry and Community (3)

Uses tools of philosophical inquiry, specifically p4cHI pedagogy, to develop a deep understanding of lived environment in a Hawaiian context while drawing on urban planning theories and methods to empower students as agents of change. Repeatable one time. Pre: any course 100 or above in PHIL or PLAN, or consent. (Fall only)

POLS 303 (Alpha) Topics in Hawai‘i Politics (3)

Intensive examination of particular institutions, processes, and issues. (B) the military in Hawai‘i; (C) political thought in Hawaiian; Taught in Hawaiian; (D) politics of food. A-F only for (D). Pre: HAW 302 (or concurrent) for (C) only, sophomore standing or higher or consent. ((C) Cross-listed as HAW 428) DS for (B) and (D), DH for (C)

POLS 325 Religion and Law in the U.S. (3)

Surveys church-state jurisprudence since the 1940s, with special attention to difficulty of defining religion, and applies the religion clauses to current issues. A-F only. Pre: sophomore or higher standing, or consent. (Once a year) (Cross-listed as AMST 325)

POLS 344 Nâ Politika ma ka Nûhou Hawai‘i – Politics in Hawaiian Language Media (3)

Study of Hawaiian news media with emphasis on political content. Taught in Hawaiian. Pre: HAW 302 (or concurrent) and one of 110, 120, 130, 170, or 171; or consent. (Cross-listed as HAW 445)

REL 151 Religion and the Meaning of Existence (3)

Basic ideas and issues in contemporary religious thought about the meaning of existence.

REL 151A Religion and the Meaning of Existence (3)

Basic ideas and issues in contemporary religious thought about the meaning of existence.

REL 160 Religion and Social Justice (3)

Religious persons and organizations play significant roles in fighting for issues of social justice worldwide. Introduces students to the relationship between religions and social
justice in China, South America, U.S., and Hawai‘i. Repeatable one time. A-F only.

REL 200 Understanding the Old Testament (Hebrew Bible) (3)

Examines the Old Testament (Hebrew Bible) as an expression of the religious life, history, and thought of ancient Israel and as a sacred text within later Judaism and Christianity.

REL 201 Understanding the New Testament (3)

Origin and development of early Christian message as set forth in the New Testament; special attention to Jesus and Paul.

REL 202 Understanding Indian Religions (3)

Historical survey of the teachings and practices of major religious traditions of India.

REL 203 Understanding Chinese Religions (3)

Taoist, Confucian, Buddhist and folk beliefs and practices in their social and historical context. Repeatable one time.

REL 204 Understanding Japanese Religions (3)

Broad survey, with primary focus on Shinto, Buddhist, and modern sectarian movements, analyzed in relation to social and cultural themes of major historical periods.

REL 205 Understanding Hawaiian Religion (3)

Major teachings and practices from ancient times to present, their cultural influence; analysis of religious texts; relation to other traditions of Oceania and to Christianity.

REL 207 Understanding Buddhism (3)

Survey of major forms and practices.

REL 208 Understanding Judaism (3)

Survey from origin to modern times; emphasis on Jewish thought in Talmudic and medieval periods.

REL 209 Understanding Islam (3)

Historical survey of the beliefs and practices of Islam as a world religion, including the prophet Muhammad, scriptures, philosophy and science, theology, law, major sectarian movements, relations with other religious traditions, and fundamentalism. (Alt. years)

REL 210 Understanding Christianity (3)

History of ideas concentrating on events, persons, and issues with the greatest impact on the evolution of Christianity.

REL 210A Understanding Christianity (3)

History of ideas concentrating on events, persons, and issues with the greatest impact on the evolution of Christianity.

REL 211 Understanding Ancient Religions (3)

Comparative and historical survey of the religious beliefs and practices in ancient times throughout Egypt, Mesopotamia, Syria-Canaan, Anatolia, Persia, Greece, and Rome. A-F only. (Cross-listed as CLAS 211)

REL 300 The Study of Religion (3)

Definitions and functions of religion; methodologies by which it is studied; relationship to other areas of human culture. Pre: 150 or consent.

REL 303 Creation and Evolution (3)

An exploration of interactions between science and religion with a focus on cosmogonies. Pre: 150 or consent.

REL 308 Zen (Ch’an) Buddhist Masters (3)

Study of lives, teachings, practices of Zen masters in China, Japan, Korea, and the West. Pre: one of 150, 203, 204, 207; or consent.

REL 310 Global Christianity (3)

Christianity as a transcultural religion, through the study of Christian art, literature, ritual, and theology in diverse cultures; including the Near East, Africa, Latin America, and the Pacific. Pre: 150, 201, or 210; or consent. (Once a year)

REL 311 Ka Baibala ‘Ôlelo Hawai‘i (The Bible in Hawaiian) (3)

Survey of and selected readings from the Hawaiian Bible (Baibala Hemolele). Conducted in Hawaiian. Repeatable one time. Pre: HAW 201.

REL 333 Cults and New Religions (3)

Study of cults and new religious movements in America, the Pacific, and East Asia; examining types, causes, and functions of these movements. Pre: 150 or consent.

REL 345 Religion and Conflict in American History (3)

Analyzes selected historical examples of religious conflicts in America, discerning characteristic patterns of American religious discourse, and identifying the social structures, interests, and ethical principles at stake in conflicts about religion. Sophomore standing or higher. (Fall only) (Cross-listed as AMST 345)

REL 348 Religion, Politics, and Society (3)

Exploration of the diverse approaches and perspectives that American religious groups embrace with respect to some of the more controversial and diverse elements of contemporary American life. Pre: 150 or 151, or consent.

REL 351 Christian Ethics in Modern Life (3)

The meaning of Christian faith for the moral life with reference to contemporary moral issues. Pre: 150 or 151, or consent.

REL 352 Sufism: Mystical Traditions of Islam (3)

Introduction to the history, literature, and worldview of Sufism. Students will encounter the following topics in relation to Islamic mysticism: asceticism, monotheism, philosophy, love, union, sainthood, ecstatic experience, and spiritual uses of art. Pre: 209 or 383 or PHIL 330 or HIST 354, or consent. (Once a year)

REL 353 Witches and Witchcraft (3)

Persecution of witches, witchcraft in Europe, 1300–1700, examined as crisis of church and theology; origins, effects on church and society. Pre: one of 201, HIST 151, HIST 152, PSY 100, or consent.

REL 354 Islam in History (3)

Examination of the historical connections between Islam and other civilizations will focus on the role of Islam in world history. Pre: 150 or 209 or consent.

REL 356 Women and Religion (3)

Examining roles of, and attitudes toward, women in major religious traditions through autobiographies, films, and primary texts. Pre: 150 or ANTH 152 or WS 151. (Cross-listed as WS 356)

REL 361 Love, Sex, and Religion (3)

Love and sex as themes in religions of Asia and the West. Pre: 150 or consent.

REL 363 Religion and Art (3)

The uses of art in religion are studied with historical examples. Pre: 150 or consent.

REL 371 Prophecies of the Last Days (3)

In-depth look at ancient Judeo-Christian apocalyptic texts and the communities in which they originated, followed by a survey of the medieval and modern day heirs of apocalyptic traditions. Pre: 150 or consent.

REL 383 Mysticism East and West (3)

Mystic traditions of the West from desert monasticism to Renaissance mystics compared with those of South and East Asia. Pre: one of 150, 202, 203, 204; or consent.

REL 390 Hawaiian Gods (3)

The traditions and practices related to one or more major indigenous gods, or class of gods, will be studied by the interpretation and analysis of primary texts. Repeatable one time. Pre: 205 or consent.

REL 394 On Death and Dying (3)

Aspects of death and dying; relation to our culture and society, to understanding of each other and of ourselves. Pre: 150 or 151 or consent.

REL 409 Life and Teachings of Jesus (3)

Critical study of synoptic gospels and of extra-Biblical sources. Pre: 201 or 210, or consent.

REL 422 Anthropology of Magic, Witchcraft, and Religion (3)

Cults, legends, millennial movements, myths, possession, rituals, sacred healing, shamanism, sorcery, spirits, symbolism, witchcraft, and other forms of religious and symbolic expression and experience, from small scale to highly urban societies. Pre: ANTH 152. (Cross-listed as ANTH 422)

REL 431 Health/Medicine in Religion (3)

Issues of health and disease in the light of religious beliefs and practices. A-F only.

REL 433 Religion and Food (3)

Seminar exploring foodways as a basic component in the practice of religions. Examines theoretical issues, foodways as creators of community and identity, sustainability, and
other ethical issues, abstinence and fasting, and healing. Pre: 150. (Alt. years: fall)

REL 475 Seminar on Buddhism (3)

Selected historical, thematic, and textual research topics in Buddhism; topics and geographical focus to be announced each semester. Pre: one of 202, 203, 204, 207, 308; or consent.

REL 476 Daoism: Philosophy and Religion (3)

Seminar on religious Taoism, its historical development and its role in the present-day context. Pre: consent.

REL 478 New World Rituals and Ideologies (3)

Study of cross-cultural patterns in ritual behaviors and creolization of African, indigenous, and Iberian ideological frameworks in the Americas. Topics may include syncretic religions (voodoo, candomble), Andean Christianity, spiritual conquest, conceptions of death, etc. Sophomore standing or higher. Minimum C- required grade for prerequisites. Pre: LAIS 360, or consent. (Fall only) (Cross-listed as ANTH 478 and LAIS 478)

REL 490 Buddhism in Japan (3)

Major features and trends in thought, institutions, and practices in the context of Japanese history and culture, 6th–20th century. Pre: 204 or 207, or consent.

REL 492 Polynesian Religions (3)

Introduction to field, comparison of several traditions; beliefs and practices from analysis of texts. Historical interactions with Christianity. Pre: 150, 205; or consent.

REL 495 Seminar in Religion (3)

Topics pre-announced each semester. Pre: upper division standing or consent. Repeatable one time.

SLS 460 English Phonology (3)

Basic course in English phonetics and phonology; emphasis on areas of interest to language teachers. Pre: 302 (or concurrent) or 600 (or concurrent).

SPAN 351 Spanish Cultural Perspectives (3)

Survey of the history and cultures of Spain. Pre: 301 or 310, or consent.

SPAN 352 (Alpha) Latin American Cultural Perspectives (3)

Survey of the history and cultures of Latin America. (B) Pre-Columbian and Colonial periods; (C) Independence, nationhood and current issues. Repeatable one time for other topics, but not for the same topic. Pre: 301 or 310, or consent.

SPAN 396 Introduction to Hispanic Film (3)

Introduction to the study and analysis of genres, techniques, and cinematic styles as used in Hispanic film. Pre: 301 or 310 or consent.

SPAN 495 (Alpha) Topics in Hispanic Scholarship (3)

Hispanic authors, periods, or themes. (B) literature and society, DL; (C) Hispanic poetry, DL; (D) literature and film, DH. Repeatable for other topics, but not for the same topic. Pre: one of 361, 362, 371, or 372; or consent.

SPAN 496 Studies in Latin American and Iberian Film (3)

Intensive study of selected topics in Latin American and/or Iberian cinemas; e.g. national or regional cinemas, periods, movements or issues, major filmmakers, film theory and criticism. Repeatable two times. Pre: one of 361, 362, 371, 372, or 396; or consent.

SUST 321 Hawai‘i and the Pacific (3)

Hawai‘i as part of the Pacific community: selected historical and contemporary problems of Pacific areas; cultural and economic imperialism, land alienation, and the impact of development on Pacific peoples. Pre: one DS or DH course. (Cross-listed as ES 320)

SUST 341 Land Tenure and Use in Hawai‘i (3)

Dynamics of change: indigenous Hawaiian land tenure; Great Mahele and Kuleana Act; ethnic succession of land ownership; concentration of ownership today; effects of land development on ethnic communities. Pre: one DS or DH course. (Cross-listed as ES 340)

SUST 481 American Environmental History (3)

Survey history of the complex relations between American societies and diverse U.S. ecosystems, from European contact and colonization to the present. (Cross-listed as AMST 425 and HIST 480)

THAI 451 Structure of Thai (3)

Introduction to information structure of Thai as a basis for developing reading skills. Analysis of rhetorical, sentence, and word structure from different types of written texts. Pre: 402 or consent.

THAI 452 Structure of Thai (3)

Continuation of 451. Pre: 451 or consent.

THEA 152 Live on Stage (3)

Will view 10 locally-produced theatre and dance productions. Readings, class discussion, and live demonstration will assist students to understand each performance. Performances may include theatre, dance, musical theatre, opera, and performance art. Repeatable one time. (Spring only) (Cross-listed as DNCE 152)

THEA 201 Introduction to the Art of the Film (3)

Introduction to the aesthetics of silent and sound movies. Technical subjects analyzed only as they relate to theme and style.

THEA 214 Development of the Sound Film (3)

Growth and changes in aesthetics of the sound film from 1929 to present; films by Renoir, Welles, Eisenstein, etc. Pre: 201. (Alt. years)

THEA 259 Introduction to Voice Function and Singing Styles (3)

Students will study how the singing voice works in various styles, including classical, musical theater, jazz, choral, and pop/ rock. Students will learn historical contexts, aural characteristics, and musical vocabulary through lecture, discussion, and listening. (Fall only) (Cross-listed as MUS 259)

THEA 414 Women in Drama and Theatre(3)

The role of women and their presentation in theatre from ancient Greece to the present; focus on sociopolitical status of women. Pre: 311. (Cross-listed as WS 414)

THEA 462 Drama and Theatre of Oceania (3)

Survey of the contemporary drama and theatre of Oceania that combines island and Western traditions. Includes Papua New Guinea, Hawai‘i, Fiji, Samoa, Australia, New Zealand. Pre: 101 or ANTH 350, or consent. (Cross-listed as PACS 462)

THEA 464 Drama and Theatre of Southeast Asia and India (3)

Court, folk, popular traditions, and the manner of their production. Pre: consent.

THEA 465 Drama and Theatre of China (3)

Yuan, southern, spoken drama; Beijing opera and the manner of their production. Pre: consent.

THEA 466 Drama and Theatre of Japan (3)

No, Kyogen, Bunraku, Kabuki, modern drama, and the manner of their production. Pre: junior standing.

THEA 468 Drama and Theatre of Hawai‘i (3)

Survey of indigenous theatre forms of Hawai‘i, Native Hawaiian, and other ethnic playwrights, and contemporary multicultural landscape of drama and theatre in Hawai‘i. Sophomore standing or higher. (Alt. years: fall)

TPSS 352 Landscape Architecture History (3)

Survey of the history of landscape architecture from Mesopotamia to present. Review of the physical, cultural, social, economic, and political factors, as well as the environmental concerns, horticultural techniques, and technological innovations of historic landscapes. A-F only. (Spring only) (Cross-listed as ARCH 352)

WS 141 Introduction to LGBTQ+ Studies (3)

Introductory survey of the key terms, texts, and histories of Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities. A-F only.

WS 219 Women Philosophers (3)

Introduces students to the ideas of women philosophers. Repeatable one time. A-F only. Pre: any course 100 or above in PHIL or WS, or consent. (Alt. years) (Crosslisted as PHIL 218)

WS 310 U.S. Women’s History to 1890s (3)

A survey of history of U.S. women and gender relations up to 1890s. Emphasis on women’s labor, women’s involvement in social movement, development of suffrage movement, women’s literary and popular culture. Pre: AMST 201 (or concurrent), or AMST 202 (or concurrent), or WS 151 or WS 151A (or concurrent), or consent.

WS 311 U.S. Women’s History (3)

History of U.S. women and gender relations. Topics include women’s work in and outside the household, women’s involvement in social movements, changing norms about gender and sexuality, and shared and divergent experiences among women. (Cross-listed as AMST 316 and HIST 361)

WS 351 Women, Ideas, and Society (3)

Status of women in American society today in light of the cultural, historical, and philosophical forces that have produced it. Pre: HIST 151 and HIST 152; or consent.

WS 356 Women and Religion (3)

Examining roles of, and attitudes toward, women in major religious traditions through autobiographies, films, and primary texts. Pre: 151 or ANTH 152 or REL 150. (Crosslisted as REL 356)

WS 382 Island Feminisms: Art, Literature, and Culture (3)

Examines island feminisms and explores ways women have engaged in various forms of cultural production (art, literature, film). Interdisciplinary, intersectional, and transnational. Key themes discussed: settler-colonialism, race, gender, and sexuality.

WS 414 Women in Drama and Theater (3)

The role of women and their representation in the theater from ancient Greece to the present; focus on the sociopolitical status of women. Pre: THEA 311 or consent. (Cross-listed as THEA 414)

WS 419 Feminist Issues in Philosophy (3)

Examination of basic feminist issues in philosophy, and of responses to them. Pre: any course 200 or above in PHIL or WS, or consent. (Cross-listed as PHIL 418)

WS 424 Gender, Sexuality, and Cyberspace (3)

Students learn how gender and sexuality are constructed online and produce a website to post their analysis and contribute to knowledge production about gender and sexuality in cyberspace. A-F only.

WS 438 Gender and Environmental Philosophy (3)

Interdisciplinary approach to women’s perspectives and roles on ecological and environmental issues; critical analysis of eco-feminism as a social and political movement; cross-cultural comparison of women’s roles in human ecology. Pre: any course 200 or above in PHIL or WS or any course 200 or above with a DB or DP designation, or consent. (Crosslisted as PHIL 438)

WS 441 Queer Theory (3)

Intensive survey of the key theories, texts, and questions of the interdisciplinary fields that make up queer theory. Pre: 141 or 151 or 392 or consent.

WS 444 Gender and Consumption in a Global World (3)

Students learn theories of the global economy, histories of consumerism, constructions
of gendered public spaces, and how the cultural production of consumers and consumer culture functions in the process of globalization. A-F only.

WS 454 Gender, Sexuality, and Global Popular Culture (3)

A study of gender, race, and sexuality as constructed in contemporary global popular culture, including music, films, novels, television shows, and internet culture. A-F only. Junior standing or higher.

WS 466 Gender in Action Cinema (3)

Investigates gender representation in the evolving genre of American action cinema through combined stylistic and cultural analysis, with special attention to the relationship of gendered action to categories of morality, race, class, and nation. Junior standing or consent. (Cross-listed as AMST 446)

WS 481 Women and Film (3)

Exploration of film as a philosophical and artistic form in the context of gender, race, and sexuality. Pre: one of 151, 175, 176, and THEA 201; or consent.

WS 492 Women and Revolution (3)

Conditions under which women’s activism and participation in protest and revolutionary movements developed in the 19th- and 20th-centuries. Cross-cultural comparisons. (Cross-listed as ASAN 492 and HIST 492)

WS 493 Trans* Studies: Trans(feminine/masculine/ gender nonconforming/sexual) (3)

Focus on various aspects of Trans* identities, biographies, cultural productions, and communities. It also addresses issues on racism, medical intervention, dating, societal condemnation, mental health, and incarceration. Junior standing or higher. (Cross-listed as AMST 437)