DUTCH 160 - First Year Seminar
Fall 2020, Section 001 - Amsterdam: Tolerance in the Triple X City
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is   Hybrid (see other Sections below)
Subject: Dutch and Flemish Studies (DUTCH)
Department: LSA Germanic Languages & Literatures
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Requirements & Distribution:
FYSem, WorldLit
Waitlist Capacity:
Advisory Prerequisites:
Enrollment restricted to first-year students, including those with sophomore standing.
Other Course Info:
Taught in English. F.
May not be repeated for credit.
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Amsterdam: Tolerance in the Triple X City tells the story of the Dutch capital's diversity and multiculturalism through its social, political, and religious history.

It is the only course taught with this emphasis in the U.S.

Course Requirements:

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Intended Audience:

The seminar will be interesting to students who want to learn about a major European city, who want to carefully examine stereotypes of Dutch tolerance (e.g., sex education, prostitution and drug policies, gay rights, end of life rights), and who want to become familiar with important race and ethnicity questions outside of the U.S.

The course is taught in English.

This course welcomes entirely online participation.

Class Format:

Instruction Mode: As a hybrid (MC) course, all aspects of this course welcomes entirely online participation.

Learning Mode: Some class meetings will be taught in-person and recorded for those students who are taking the course fully online or who are in self-quarantine or otherwise unable to be in class. The other class meetings will be taught online in a combination of asynchronous instruction and synchronous instruction through Zoom.

Course Testing/Assessment: Testing for this course will be asynchronous and will consist of research papers that will be submitted via Canvas by a given deadline. There will also be assessment of a presentation that can be done in person or online.


DUTCH 160 - First Year Seminar
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
TuTh 11:30AM - 1:00PM
8/31/20 - 12/8/20
002 (SEM)
TuTh 11:30AM - 1:00PM
8/31/20 - 12/8/20

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