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Overseas Studies Courses in French and Italian

For course descriptions and additional offerings, see the listings in the Stanford Bulletin's ExploreCourses web site ( or the Bing Overseas Studies web site ( Students should consult their department or program's student services office for applicability of Overseas Studies courses to a major or minor program.

Autumn Quarter


OSPFLOR 34. The Woman in Florentine Art. 4 units, Timothy Verdon, GER:DB:Hum, EC:Gender

OSPFLOR 41. The Contemporary Art Scene in Tuscany: Theory and Practice. 3-5 units, Fillippo Rossi

OSPFLOR 115Y. The Duomo and Palazzo della Signoria: Symbols of a Civilization. 4 units, Timothy Verdon, GER:DB:Hum

OSPFLOR 134F. Modernist Italian Cinema. 5 units, Ermelinda Campani, GER:DB:Hum


OSPPARIS 30. The Avant Garde in France through Literature, Art and Theater. 4 units, Tiphaine Karsenti, DB:Hum

OSPPARIS 32. Understanding French Politics. 4-5 units, Sylvie Strudel, GER:DB:SocSci

OSPPARIS 107Y. The Age of Cathedrals: Religious Art and Architecture in Medieval France. 4 units, Colette Deremble, Jean Paul Deremble, DB: Hum

Winter Quarter


OSPFLOR 44. The Revolution in Science: Galileo and the Birth of Modern Scientific Thought. 5 units, Paolo Galluzzi, GER:DB:Hum

OSPFLOR 48. Sharing Beauty: Florence and the Western Museum Tradition. 4 units, Fillippo Rossi, Timothy Verdon, GER:DB:Hum

OSPFLOR 49. The Cinema Goes to War: Fascism and World War II as Represented in Italian and European Cinema. 5 units, Ermelinda Campani, GER:DB:Hum

OSPFLOR 66. Da Vinci: Renaissance Understanding of Anatomy. 5 units, Gary Gold

OSPFLOR 111Y. From Giotto to Michelangelo: Introduction to the Renaissance in Florence. 4 units, Timothy Verdon, GER:DB:Hum


OSPPARIS 54. The Artist's World: The Workshop, Patronage and Public in 19th and 20th Century France. 4 units, Estelle Halevi, DB:Hum

OSPPARIS 57. Human Rights in Comparative Perspective. 4-5 units, Laurie Boussaguet, DB:SocSci, EC:GlobalCom

OSPPARIS 81. France During the Second World War: Between History and Memory. 5 units, Fabrice Virgili, DB: SocSci

OSPPARIS 186F. Contemporary African Literature in French. 4 units, Florence Mercier, DB:Hum, EC:GlobalCom

Spring Quarter


OSPFLOR 54. High Renaissance and Maniera. 5 units, Timothy Verdon, GER:DB:Hum

OSPFLOR 58. Space as History: Urban Change and Social Vision: Florence 1059 to the Present. 4 units, Filippo Rossi, Timothy Verdon, DB:Hum

OSPFLOR 67. Women in Italian Cinema: Maternity, Sexuality, and the Image. 4 units, Ermelinda Campani, GER:DB:Hum, EC:Gender

OSPFLOR 70. Investigating in/exclusion: Introduction to Anthropology through the Study of Embodiment and Consumption in Italy. 5 units, Matthew Kohrman

OSPFLOR 71. Becoming an Artist in Florence: The Contemporary Artistic Craftmanship in Tuscany and the New Tendencies in the Visual Future. 3-5 units, Filippo Rossi

OSPFLOR 75. Florence in the Renaissance. 5 units, Anthony Molho


OSPPARIS 29. Colonization, Decolonization and Immigration: an Overview of French Global History in the 20th Century. 5 units, Choukri Hmed, DB:SocSci, EC:GlobalCom

OSPPARIS 46. The Baroque. 5 units, Roland Greene

OSPPARIS 60. Representation of Women in Christian Art: Boldness and Virtue. 4 units, Brigitte Gallini, DB:Hum, EC:Gender

OSPPARIS 64. Afterlife of the Middle Ages. 3-5 units, Marisa Galvez, DB:Hum

OSPPARIS 92. Building Paris: its History, Architecture, and Urban Design. 4 units, Estelle Halevi, DB:Hum

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