Spring 2023/Fall 2023 Courses

Spring '23

Advanced Creative Writing (Literary Translation) (LA)
Caribbean Diasporas (CD or HA)
Chinese Cinemas (CD or LA)
Communication and the Arts: The Battle of the Books: Culture Wars in Early Modern Europe (LA)
Conflict and Culture (EM or LA)
Conversations: Jazz and Literature (LA)
Creative Writing (Literary Translation) (LA)
Early Modern Amsterdam: Tolerant Eminence and the Arts (LA)
False Confessions: The Birth of the First Person (LA)
Feminist Poetics and Politics in the Americas (1960s to the present)
Healing & Justice: The Virgin Mary in African Literature & Art (CD or LA)
Imagining the Mediterranean In Literature and Film: Itineraries Traditions Ordeals (CD or LA)
Justice (EM)
Leo Tolstoy, War and Peace: Writing as Fighting (EM)
Literary and Cultural Theory: Architectures of Theory
Manga: Visual Culture in Modern Japan (LA)
Milton (LA)
Modern Hebrew and Israeli Literature: Identity and Belonging (CD or LA)
Modern Transformations of Classical Themes: Intermediality (LA)
Opera: Culture and Politics (LA)
Passion (LA)
Poetry and War: Translating the Untranslatable (LA)
Postwar Japanese Narrative: Modern to Postmodern (LA)
Practicing Translation
Rethinking Medieval Cultures (LA)
Selected Topics in Russian Literature and Culture: Survey of Russian Poetry (19th and 20th centuries) (LA)
Seminar in 19th- and 20th-Century French Literature: Georges Perec
Seminar on Andrei Bitov
Seminar. Types of Ideology and Literary Form: Ethics, the Novel, and Pornography (EM)
South Asian American Literature and Film (LA)
South Asian Utopias (CD or EM)
Strange Korean Families (EM)
Submergent Opacities: Critical Ecologies of Relation
The Eighteenth Century in Europe
The Literature of Environmental Disaster (LA)
Topics in Aesthetics and Poetics: Aesthetics & Ecology
Topics in Contemporary Italian Civilization: Weird Italy (CD or LA)
Topics in Critical Theory: Comparative Literature Writing and Dissertation Colloquium
Topics in Hindi/Urdu: Poetry, Performance, and the Public Sphere (LA)
Topics in Literary and Cultural Theory: Literature and Rhetoric
Topics in Literary Theory and History: Theories of the Modern European Novel
Topics in Medieval and Early Modern Spanish Culture: Contested Identities: Masculine & Feminine in Medieval & Early Modern (LA)
Traditions, Tales, and Tunes: Slavic and East European Folklore (LA)
What Is (Modern) Greek Literature? (CD or LA)
What is Socialism? Literature and Politics (EM)
Who Owns This Sentence? Copyright Culture from the Romantic Era to the Age of the Internet (SA)

Fall '23

Translation and Rewriting in Latin(x) American Literature (LA)
Bodies & Belonging in Milton's Epic Tradition (CD or LA)
The Bible as Literature (LA)
Translating East Asia (CD or LA)
Script Theories: Korea, East Asia, and Beyond
Literary and Cultural Theory: Anti-Fascism
Topics in Critical Theory: Comparative Literature Writing and Dissertation Colloquium
Contemporary Critical Theories: Marx's Capital
Publishing Journal Articles in the Humanities and Social Sciences
Introduction to Comparative Literature
Topics in Literature and Philosophy: Probable Lives
Comparative Literature Graduate Pedagogy Seminar: Radical Pedagogies
The Art and Practice of Impersonality (EM or LA)
Lyric Language and Form I: Renaissance to Romantic (LA)
Topics in Literature and Ethics: Writing About Refugees (CD or EM)
Films about the Theater (LA)
The Hidden History of Hollywood - Research Film Studio (CD or LA)
The Gothic Tradition (LA)
Topics in Comparative Literature: Writing Lives (LA)
Modern Drama I (LA)
Great Books from Little Languages (CD or LA)
Literature and Photography (LA)
Topics in 18th-Century Literature: Jane Austen Then and Now (LA)
Risorgimento, Opera, Film (HA or LA)
The Literature of Medieval Europe (LA)
Topics in German Culture and Society: Taste (LA or SA)
Advanced Creative Writing (Literary Translation) (LA)
Topics in Hindi/Urdu: Literature and the Environment (LA)
Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Culture and Ethics (EM or LA)
Junior Seminar: Introduction to Comparative Literature (LA)
Modern Chinese Poetry: Seeing Modern China through the Poetry Cloud (LA)
East Asian Humanities I: The Classical Foundations (EM)
Revisiting Paris (HA)
Creative Writing (Literary Translation) (LA)
What is a Classic? (CD or LA)
Thinking Translation: Language Transfer and Cultural Communication (LA)