FREN A432, French Short Fiction
This course covers a diverse selection of short fiction from the eighteenth to the twenty-first century. Readings will include works by Voltaire, Balzac, Maupassant, Flaubert, Gide, and Camus among others.
GER A305, Conversation Skills Maintenance III
This course allows students of varying skill level to practice German in an informal conversational environment. It is ideal for those seeking to hone or refresh their German speaking ability.
GER A490, German Fairy Tales and Legends
This course explores the German fairy tale tradition from the romantic period to the present. The focus will lie on analysing the archetypal structure and motifs of folk tales and legends collected by the Grimm Brothers as well as their modern adaptations. All readings, analyses, lectures, and class discussions are in German.
JPN A290, The Way of the Tea Ceremony
Students learn about the history and practice of the Japanese tea ceremony in this hands-on class.
JPN A394B, A Survey of Japanese Literature in Translation
This course provides an overview of Japanese literature from the 8th century to the post-war era, and examines the major canon of Japanese literature with selected authors.
JPN A494, Bushido: The Soul of Japan
Exploration of the soul of Japan through the eyes of Nitobe Inzao and related literature.
RUSS A390, Duels and Destiny in Nineteenth Century Russian Literature
This course introduces students to works from the Golden Age of Russian literature, as well as to traditions of dueling, fortune-telling, and other games of fate in nineteenth century Russia. We will read authentic literary works, as well as examining their adaptations in opera, ballet, art, and film.
SPAN A310, Convivencia y conflicto: Survery of Peninsular Literature I
An intensive study of Spain from the 10th to 21st centuries. Particular focus will be given to harmonious/acrimonious relationships among various ethnic, religious, and social groups living in the Iberian Peninsula. Students will analyze how this oscillating cohabitation is reflected in Peninsular literature and culture from medieval to modern times.
SPAN A390A, Toxic Chemicals in the Environment and Human Health
Through the translation of appropriate material both in Spanish and English, the course will focus on the growing amount of toxic chemicals in the environment and the threat they pose to human health.
Study Abroad Information
UAA offers many options to students who are interested in studying abroad. Information on some of UAA's programs can be found here: http://www.uaa.alaska.edu/oia/studyabroad/index.cfm. Interested students should speak with their academic advisors and attend a Study Abroad 101 session (presented by the Office of International Affairs - see the schedule here: http://www.uaa.alaska.edu/oia/events.cfm).
Secondary Student Enrollment Information
Secondary Students (grades 9-12) are encouraged to register for classes at UAA to earn college credits. Admission to classes is on a space-available basis. Prospective students will need to apply for admission as non-degree-seeking students.