University General Course Catalog 2022-2023 
    Feb 06, 2023  
University General Course Catalog 2022-2023
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BASQ 477 - War, Occupation & Memory in the Basque Country

(3 units) CO13
The experiences of Basque resisters, evaders, collaborators, and Jewish refugees in World War II in the French Basque Country provide the focus for discussions about history, memory and anthropology. (ANTH 477 and BASQ 477 are cross-listed; credit may be earned in one of the two.)

Prerequisite(s): General Education courses (CO1-CO3) completed; at least 3 courses from CO4-CO8 completed; Junior or Senior standing.

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Spring

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. integrate and synthesize Core knowledge and thus be able to analyze complex moral, socio-political and cultural issues relating to life experiences during the German occupation and the post-liberation purge of “collaborators” in the court of justice.
2. use advanced search strategies in library research databases and tools to find primary and secondary sources for the term paper.
3. integrate and synthesize results from course-related reading/lectures/discussions in the term paper, film analysis, mid-term and final exam.
4. analyze the historical experiences of diverse ethnic groups during the German occupation of France and post-war period.
5. analyze and interpret information about cultural differences, cultural rules, and cultural biases in occupied and liberated France.

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