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Topics in Central Eurasian Studies
CEUS-R 399/599

Topics in Central Eurasian Studies is a variable title class, intended to be a vehicle for new classes in Central Eurasian studies which are at least partly lecture and which have the potential to become a regularly offered course in the department. Classes that have been offered twice successfully will be given their own numbers.

Previous CEUS-R 399/599 courses include:

Indo-European & Indo-Europeans
Structure of Turkic Languages
Chinese Sources on Central Eurasia
European Folk Musics (CASE A&H designations)
Religion & Revolutions (CASE S&H designations)
Comparative Urban Culture for East-Central European in the 19th & 20th Century (CASE S&H)
The Politics of Modern Central Eurasia (CASE S&H & CASE GCC designations)
Russia & Its Neighbors (Spring 2014)
Governance & Crisis in Europe (Spring 2014)
Langauge & Identity in Central Eurasia (Spring 2014)
Sources on Medieval Central Eurasia: The Golden Age (Spring 2014)
Contact and Exchange Across Eurasia, from Ancient Times through the Mongol Empire (Graduate only; Spring 2014)
Power & Everyday Life in Central Asia (Graduate only; Spring 2014)
Sociology of Organization (Fall 2014)
Youth in National & International Perspectives (Fall 2014)
Central Eurasian Languages meets with CEUS-R 699 (Fall 2014)
Crimea: From Great Power to Political Pawn, 15th-21st Centuries (Fall 2014)
Altaic Linguistics (Fall 2014)
Citizens' Attitudes and Behaviors in Europe (Spring 2015)
Digital Identities: The Cultures of New Media (Spring 2015)
The Scythian Empire and the Axial Age of Philosophy and Religion (Spring 2015)

As a variable title course, this class does not have a fixed syllabus. Grading percentages may also vary according to the design and topic of the class, but will in general be roughly as follows: attendance and quizzes, 15%; midterm, 20%; final 35%; paper 30%.