Spring 2023/Fall 2022 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 '22

Script Theories: Korea, East Asia, and Beyond
Introduction to Critical Theory: Politically Red
Arabs, Jews, and Arab-Jews in Literature, History, and Culture
Militarized Aesthetics: War, Image, Asia
Jurjanian Poetics
Seminar in Golden-Age Literature: The Politics of Reading and the Dangers of the Text
Topics in Critical Theory: Comparative Literature Writing and Dissertation Colloquium
Contemporary Critical Theories: To Excess
Early 17th Century: Polyglot Poetics: Transnational Early Modern Literature
Philosophy of Art: The Idea of a 'Religion of Art' in the 19th and 20th Century
Seminar in 19th- and 20th-Century French Literature: Readings in the 20th Century Novel
Publishing Articles in Race, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Introduction to Comparative Literature
Comparative Literature Graduate Pedagogy Seminar: Radical Pedagogies
Modern Hebrew Literature: A Historical Introduction (LA)
Topics in London: Writing, Belonging, Voice (LA)
Vladimir Nabokov (LA)
Translation, Migration, Culture (SA)
Films about the Theater (LA)
The Bible as Literature (LA)
On the Edge of Authoritarianism: Literature and Politics in the Modern Mediterranean (SA)
Sex, Gender, and Desire in Francophone Africa (CD or LA)
Contemporary Latin America in Literature and Visual Arts (CD or LA)
Great Books from Little Languages (CD or LA)
Literature and Photography (LA)
Cosmopolitan Her: Writing in Late Capitalism (CD or LA)
The 'Hidden Causes' of History: Integrating the Social and the Economic (HA or LA)
Philosophy of Art (LA)
Topics in Germanic Literatures: Faust and the Terror of the Modernity (LA)
Cultural Systems: Proust, Freud, Borges (LA)
Literature and Politics in Latin America (LA)
Bodies of Evidence--Premodern Iberia and the New World (LA)
Nietzsche (EM)
Contemporary Literary Theory (LA)
Advanced Creative Writing (Literary Translation) (LA)
Topics in Hindi/Urdu: Literature and Cinema (LA)
Theory and Methods of Comparative Literature: Critical and Literary Theory (LA)
Junior Seminar: Introduction to Comparative Literature (LA)
Myth and Mythography in the Early Modern World (LA)
East Asian Humanities I: The Classical Foundations (EM)
Read Like an Egyptian (LA)
Theater and the Plague (LA)
Creative Writing (Literary Translation) (LA)
What is a Classic? (CD or LA)
Thinking Translation: Language Transfer and Cultural Communication (LA)