ARHA 557 / SELECTED TOPICS IN ARCHAEOLOGY AND THE HISTORY OF ART
Term: Spring 2016Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 08:30-09:45

ARHA 561 / EUROPEAN ART AND ARCHITECTURE I
Term: Spring 2016Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 13:00-14:15

A survey of European art, architecture and visual culture from the early modern era to World War One. Various aspects of the visual culture of Europe will be examined within its cultural, social, and political contexts.

ARHA 564 / PUBLIC ARCHAEOLOGY
Term: Spring 2016Units 3Days: TUESTimes: 16:00-18:45

Bridging the scholarly knowledge of archaeology with the public; exploring diverse methods of interpretation, conservation and diverse ways to communicate archaeological information and data. Examples of public archaeology from Turkey and abroad. Social, political and ethical issues that are surrounding archaeological investigation, interpretation and the production of knowledge.

ARTS 201 / ART OF MOVEMENT
Term: Spring 2016Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 08:30-09:45

Principles of efficient movement in a way that encourages personal expression and physical and emotional involvement. Perceiving the self and the world around us using one's body fully; body/mind/feeling results in a holistic and healthy awareness.

ARTS 201 / ART OF MOVEMENT
Term: Spring 2016Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 11:30-12:45

Principles of efficient movement in a way that encourages personal expression and physical and emotional involvement. Perceiving the self and the world around us using one's body fully; body/mind/feeling results in a holistic and healthy awareness.

ARTS 310 / ACTING AND DRAMA
Term: Spring 2016Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 10:00-11:15

An investigation into the dynamics of interpersonal interaction using the basic techniques of acting. Instruction in text break down and scene study, stimulating and encouraging personal creative imagination of each student. Risk taking, cooperation and communication. Small performance "events" based on ideas of "altered behavior patterns" to stimulate awareness.

ARTS 310 / ACTING AND DRAMA
Term: Spring 2016Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 13:00-14:15

An investigation into the dynamics of interpersonal interaction using the basic techniques of acting. Instruction in text break down and scene study, stimulating and encouraging personal creative imagination of each student. Risk taking, cooperation and communication. Small performance "events" based on ideas of "altered behavior patterns" to stimulate awareness.

ASIU 100 / LITERATURE AND THE SOCIAL WORLD
Term: Spring 2016Units 3Days: MON WEDTimes: 08:30-09:45

Examining how social ideas are expressed through and portrayed in works of the creative imagination. A selection of literary texts, films, visual representations, and/or essays that speak to a particular social issue or set of interrelated social issues. A variety of themes, such as feminism, globalization, migration, environmentalism, post-colonialism and nationalism. Developing students' competencies in: written and oral communication skills; creativity and scepticism; and critical thinking.

ASIU 101 / FILM AND THE VISUAL
Term: Spring 2016Units 3Days: TUES*Times: 14:30-17:15

Introduction to the study of film and visual culture. Acquisition of skills necessary to analyze and critique visual texts and place them in cultural contexts. Developing students' competencies in: written and oral communication skills; creativity and scepticism; and critical thinking.

ASIU 102 / IMAGINING THE OTHER
Term: Spring 2016Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 13:00-14:15

Examinaton of the definition of the ?Other?, starting with the widespread description of the term as the processes by which social groups create boundaries and distinctions, often demonizing, dehumanizing, romanticizing, or exoticizing those who do not fit into their society. Exploring the notions of the Other represented in literature to canvas a human fascination with the foreign and the unknown, unlimited by time, place, or cultural context. Focusing on the ways of perception of the Other in socio-cultural, political, religious, geographic, ethnic, gendered, or racial terms in different cultures or time periods. Exploring human identity in relation to the Otherness of the monstrous, the animal, and the super-, sub-, or extra-human.

ASIU 102 / IMAGINING THE OTHER
Term: Spring 2016Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 14:30-15:45

Examinaton of the definition of the ?Other?, starting with the widespread description of the term as the processes by which social groups create boundaries and distinctions, often demonizing, dehumanizing, romanticizing, or exoticizing those who do not fit into their society. Exploring the notions of the Other represented in literature to canvas a human fascination with the foreign and the unknown, unlimited by time, place, or cultural context. Focusing on the ways of perception of the Other in socio-cultural, political, religious, geographic, ethnic, gendered, or racial terms in different cultures or time periods. Exploring human identity in relation to the Otherness of the monstrous, the animal, and the super-, sub-, or extra-human.

ASIU 102 / IMAGINING THE OTHER
Term: Spring 2016Units 3Days: MON WEDTimes: 10:00-11:15

Examinaton of the definition of the ?Other?, starting with the widespread description of the term as the processes by which social groups create boundaries and distinctions, often demonizing, dehumanizing, romanticizing, or exoticizing those who do not fit into their society. Exploring the notions of the Other represented in literature to canvas a human fascination with the foreign and the unknown, unlimited by time, place, or cultural context. Focusing on the ways of perception of the Other in socio-cultural, political, religious, geographic, ethnic, gendered, or racial terms in different cultures or time periods. Exploring human identity in relation to the Otherness of the monstrous, the animal, and the super-, sub-, or extra-human.

ASIU 102 / IMAGINING THE OTHER
Term: Spring 2016Units 3Days: MON WEDTimes: 16:00-17:15

Examinaton of the definition of the ?Other?, starting with the widespread description of the term as the processes by which social groups create boundaries and distinctions, often demonizing, dehumanizing, romanticizing, or exoticizing those who do not fit into their society. Exploring the notions of the Other represented in literature to canvas a human fascination with the foreign and the unknown, unlimited by time, place, or cultural context. Focusing on the ways of perception of the Other in socio-cultural, political, religious, geographic, ethnic, gendered, or racial terms in different cultures or time periods. Exploring human identity in relation to the Otherness of the monstrous, the animal, and the super-, sub-, or extra-human.

ASIU 104 / ART AND INNOVATION
Term: Spring 2016Units 3Days: MON WEDTimes: 14:30-15:45

Interdisciplinary study of connections between art/design and politics, science, psychology, literature, music. Creative thinking activities. Innovative design studio. Role of images in propaganda, advertising. Impact of masterpieces in society. Visual perception, gestalt, color theory, drawing as a way of thinking, form and function, poetics of space, collaboration, artistic research. Fluxus, public art, information arts, kinetic sculpture, environmental art.

ASIU 104 / ART AND INNOVATION
Term: Spring 2016Units 3Days: MON WEDTimes: 16:00-17:15

Interdisciplinary study of connections between art/design and politics, science, psychology, literature, music. Creative thinking activities. Innovative design studio. Role of images in propaganda, advertising. Impact of masterpieces in society. Visual perception, gestalt, color theory, drawing as a way of thinking, form and function, poetics of space, collaboration, artistic research. Fluxus, public art, information arts, kinetic sculpture, environmental art.

ASIU 107 / LANDMARKS OF ART AND ARCHITECTURE
Term: Spring 2016Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 13:00-14:15

Introducing students a select group of significant monuments in world art and architecture and present the unique aesthetic, cultural and historical issues that frame them; presenting the main methods to analyze and interpret artworks produced in different media. A different time period and culture each week, as wide-ranging as 20th century Europe and America, Safavid Persia, Medieval Europe, Ancient Greece, etc. Social factors in the creation process of artworks, and how the specific cultural context of the artworks influences our reading and understanding of them.

ASIU 107 / LANDMARKS OF ART AND ARCHITECTURE
Term: Spring 2016Units 3Days: MON WEDTimes: 16:00-17:15

Introducing students a select group of significant monuments in world art and architecture and present the unique aesthetic, cultural and historical issues that frame them; presenting the main methods to analyze and interpret artworks produced in different media. A different time period and culture each week, as wide-ranging as 20th century Europe and America, Safavid Persia, Medieval Europe, Ancient Greece, etc. Social factors in the creation process of artworks, and how the specific cultural context of the artworks influences our reading and understanding of them.

ASIU 109 / ART OF MUSIC AND MOVEMENT IN THE 20TH CENTURY
Term: Spring 2016Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 10:00-11:15

An exploration of the aesthetic concepts of the 20th century musical composition and dance choreography, the arts of creating/organizing sounds and movements. Possible relationships-both diverging and converging-between these two disciplines when brought together on stage in traditional or contemporary inter-disciplinary artistic forms such as dance-musical, music-drama, opera, digital multi-media performance. Considering parallel developments in other artistic fields such as painting, sculpture and cinema. Testing and challenging the boundaries between sound and movement, as well as those investigating the tripartite relation between sound, movement and image. Critical discussions on Aesthetics, Modernity&Postmodernity, High&Low Art, Orientalism&Self-Orientalism, the nature of art and creativity, autonomy of artistic disciplines as well as blurring of boundaries.

ASIU 109 / ART OF MUSIC AND MOVEMENT IN THE 20TH CENTURY
Term: Spring 2016Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 11:30-12:45

An exploration of the aesthetic concepts of the 20th century musical composition and dance choreography, the arts of creating/organizing sounds and movements. Possible relationships-both diverging and converging-between these two disciplines when brought together on stage in traditional or contemporary inter-disciplinary artistic forms such as dance-musical, music-drama, opera, digital multi-media performance. Considering parallel developments in other artistic fields such as painting, sculpture and cinema. Testing and challenging the boundaries between sound and movement, as well as those investigating the tripartite relation between sound, movement and image. Critical discussions on Aesthetics, Modernity&Postmodernity, High&Low Art, Orientalism&Self-Orientalism, the nature of art and creativity, autonomy of artistic disciplines as well as blurring of boundaries.

ASIU 116 / BODIES IN LITERATURE
Term: Spring 2016Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 14:30-15:45

Offers a broad introduction to the growing corpus of literature on the body. Draws on novels, theatrical plays and films across a range of cultural locations and over a broad chronological span from the Renaissance to the present. Considers the ways in which bodily representations reflect social and political attitudes about class, race, gender, and sexuality, and how these attitudes change across different historical periods. Explores the politics of bodily representation in a historicist way and provides a basic introduction to key literary periods.

ASIU 126 / VISUAL RHETORIC
Term: Spring 2016Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 10:00-11:15

Addressing the questions of "what is visual?", "what does an image say?" by studying images such as photographs, posters, videos or web sites in order to understand how they communicate, persuade and produce meaning. Utilizing a variety of methods from various disciplines to analyze the messages (hidden, preferred, other?) in visuals. Providing students with practical techniques on how to use visual elements effectively.

BLAW 202 / BUSINESS LAW
Term: Spring 2016Units 3Days: MON WEDTimes: 10:00-11:15

Introduction to Law; Public Law; Private Law; Introduction to Turkish Law (Turkish Judicial System; Constitutional Law; Administrative Law; Criminal Law; Criminal Procedure) History of Turkish Private Law; Basic Concepts of Private Law; Law of Persons; Law of Contracts; Sales Contracts; Law of Torts; Law of Property; Business Enterprises; Negotiable Instrument; Secured Transactions; Corporate Law; Corporate Taxation; Competition Law; Intellectual Property Law; International Commercial Arbitration; Labour Law.

BLAW 202 / BUSINESS LAW
Term: Spring 2016Units 3Days: MON WEDTimes: 08:30-09:45

Introduction to Law; Public Law; Private Law; Introduction to Turkish Law (Turkish Judicial System; Constitutional Law; Administrative Law; Criminal Law; Criminal Procedure) History of Turkish Private Law; Basic Concepts of Private Law; Law of Persons; Law of Contracts; Sales Contracts; Law of Torts; Law of Property; Business Enterprises; Negotiable Instrument; Secured Transactions; Corporate Law; Corporate Taxation; Competition Law; Intellectual Property Law; International Commercial Arbitration; Labour Law.

BLAW 202 / BUSINESS LAW
Term: Spring 2016Units 3Days: MON WEDTimes: 13:00-14:15

Introduction to Law; Public Law; Private Law; Introduction to Turkish Law (Turkish Judicial System; Constitutional Law; Administrative Law; Criminal Law; Criminal Procedure) History of Turkish Private Law; Basic Concepts of Private Law; Law of Persons; Law of Contracts; Sales Contracts; Law of Torts; Law of Property; Business Enterprises; Negotiable Instrument; Secured Transactions; Corporate Law; Corporate Taxation; Competition Law; Intellectual Property Law; International Commercial Arbitration; Labour Law.