ARHA 554 / SELECTED TOPICS IN ARCHAEOLOGY AND THE HISTORY OF ART
Term: Spring 2017Units 3Days: MON WEDTimes: 13:00-14:15

ARHA 563 / MANAGING CULTURAL ORGANIZATIONS AND NGOS
Term: Spring 2017Units 3Days: THURSTimes: 16:00-18:45

This course provides an intensive study of the application of management theory and practice in cultural organizations and their governance and leadership in Turkey. Topics covered include: how to establish missions and objectives; policy development and implementation; project management; financial management; legal framework; and so on.

ARHA 567 / GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS (GIS)
Term: Spring 2017Units 3Days: MON WEDTimes: 08:30-09:45

Technical training in how to use Geographic Information Systems (GIS) software to enter, manage, manipulate, and display data. Theoretical and practical frameworks within which GIS is applied. Analytical tools in GIS to address geospatially significant questions in social sciences and humanities fields (e.g., archaeology, history, art history, sociology, migration studies).

ARTS 201 / ART OF MOVEMENT
Term: Spring 2017Units 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 2017Units 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 350 / SELECTED TOPICS IN ARTS
Term: Spring 2017Units 3Days: TUESTimes: 14:30-17:15

ASIU 100 / LITERATURE AND THE SOCIAL WORLD
Term: Spring 2017Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 14:30-15:45

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 100 / LITERATURE AND THE SOCIAL WORLD
Term: Spring 2017Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 16:00-17:15

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 2017Units 3Days: THURSTimes: 10:00-14:15

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 2017Units 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 104 / ART AND INNOVATION
Term: Spring 2017Units 3Days: MON WEDTimes: 10:00-11:15

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 104 / ART AND INNOVATION
Term: Spring 2017Units 3Days: MON WEDTimes: 13:00-14:15

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 105 / WAR IN LITERATURE, ART AND CULTURE
Term: Spring 2017Units 3Days: MON WEDTimes: 08:30-09:45

Exploring war as a shared historical, social and psychological experience as recorded, represented or expressed in literature (poetry, novels, plays, memoirs), art (sculpture, painting, drawing), architecture (monuments, memorials) and other cultural media (photography, film, journalism) from prehistory to the present.

ASIU 107 / LANDMARKS OF ART AND ARCHITECTURE
Term: Spring 2017Units 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 107 / LANDMARKS OF ART AND ARCHITECTURE
Term: Spring 2017Units 3Days: MON WEDTimes: 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 109 / ART OF MUSIC AND MOVEMENT IN THE 20TH CENTURY
Term: Spring 2017Units 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 2017Units 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 111 / FILM GENRE
Term: Spring 2017Units 3Days: TUES*Times: 14:30-17:15

Some of the many questions, concerns and misconceptions raised by the study of film through genre: What is genre? Are film genres a marketing tool, a by-product of journalism or a fundamental way of understanding and discussing motion pictures? Is there such a thing as a `genre film? or is no movie immune to genre criticism? What are the generic tropes associated with certain genres? Can a film belong to more than one genre? Does a film?s genre stay the same over time? Does a genre-based view expand or delimit our conception of a motion picture?

ASIU 117 / WOMEN AND GENDER IN LITERATURE
Term: Spring 2017Units 3Days: MON WEDTimes: 13:00-14:15

An introduction to the various texts problematizing women?s relationship with identity, culture and society. A cross-cultural and interdisciplinary approach exploring the connection between gender, sexuality, class, race, religion and nationality as reflected in literature.

BLAW 202 / BUSINESS LAW
Term: Spring 2017Units 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 2017Units 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.

BMSE 537 / BIOMEDICAL OPTIC
Term: Spring 2017Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 11:30-12:45

Basic principles, techniques, and instruments used in biomedical optical research. Scattering, absorption, fluorescence and polarization, and how these properties can be utilized in biomedical diagnostics and imaging. Modelling of light-tissue interactions. Ballistic imaging and microscopy. Optical coherence tomography. Optical biosensors.

BMSE 590 / SEMINAR
Term: Spring 2017Units 0

BMSE 590 / SEMINAR
Term: Spring 2017Units 0