Fall 2017/Spring 2018 Courses

Spring '18

East Asian Humanities II: Traditions and Transformations  new
Problems in Literary Study: The Postcolonial Family Romance  new
Who Owns This Sentence? Copyright Culture from the Romantic Era to the Age of the Internet  new
Leo Tolstoy, War and Peace: Writing as Fighting  new
Manga: Visual Culture in Modern Japan  new
Cybernetics, Literary Ghosts and the Italian Way  new
Imaginary Worlds: Early Modern Science Fiction  new
Seminar in 19th- and 20th-Century French Literature: Beckett  new
Poetries of Resistance  new
Vladimir Nabokov  new
Topics in Greek Literature: Plato and Aristotle on Poetry  new
Chinese Cinemas  new
Special Topics in the History of Philosophy: Nietzsche  new
Women and Liberation: Feminist Poetics and Politics in the Americas (1960s to the present)  new
German Intellectual History: Literature and Science from Kepler to Goethe  new
Class, Desire, and the Novel  new
Dangerous Bodies: Cross-Dressing, Asia, Transgression  new
Dreams and Nightmares in Hispanic Fiction and Film  new
Masterworks of European Literature  new
South Asian American Literature and Film  new
Modernism and Modernity: Documentary and the Discourse of Reality  new
Comparative Poetics of Passing: Race, Ethnicity, Sexuality  new
Korean Travel Narratives, 1100s-1930s  new
5 Ways of Reading Don Quixote
Learning Shakespeare by Doing  new
Philosophy and Literature: Western Thought and the Russian Dialogic Imagination  new
Topics in Non-Western and General Literature: Ideographs  new
Topics in Literary and Cultural Theory: Erich Auerbach and the Origin of Existential Realism  new
Contemporary Critical Theories: Marx's Capital  new
Love and Violence through Words: Modern Chinese Literature in the Age of Revolution  new
Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Culture and Ethics  new
Literature and Medicine  new
Creative Writing (Literary Translation)  new
Topics in Critical Theory: Comparative Literature Writing and Dissertation Colloquium  new
Studies in Forms of Narrative: Jokes, Laughter, Comedy  new

Fall '17

The Literature of Medieval Europe  new
Modern Drama I  new
Senior Seminar in Translation and Intercultural Communication  new
Topics in Medieval Literature: Medieval Personhood  new
Migration, Religion, and Literature: From Genesis to Toni Morrison  new
Topics in Comparative Literature: On Collecting: Anatomy of an Obsession  new
Modernism and Modernity: The Avant-Garde and the Pastoral Drive  new
What is Vernacular Filmmaking? - Rhetoric for Cinema Studies  new
Bollywood Cinema  new
The Classical Roots of Western Literature  new
Popular Trends in South Asian Literature  new
Politics and Society in the Arabic Novel and Film  new
East Asian Humanities I: The Classical Foundations  new
Great Books from Little Languages  new
The Bible as Literature  new
Urban Horror Cinema: Asian Cities Crisis  new
Cinematic Translation, Generic Adaptation: Melodrama, Horror, Action  new
Photographic Modernisms: Russia and the West  new
Freud and His Readers  new
Language, Identity, Power  new
Contemporary Latin America in Literature and Visual Arts  new
Topics in Literature and Ethics: Modern Evil  new
Seeing the Interior: Cinema, Media, Inverse Visuality  new
History of Emotions: Russia and the West  new
Topics in the History of Opera: The Origins of Opera  new
Crime and Punishment (Ethics of Reading VII)  new
Special Studies in the 18th Century: Literature and the Early Enlightenment, 1650-1760  new
From Black Bile to Digital Depression: Melancholy in Theory, Art, and Media  new
Thinking Translation: Language Transfer and Cultural Communication  new
Introduction to Jewish Cultures  new
Nietzsche  new
Stolen Years: Youth under the Nazis in World War II  new
Special Studies in the Nineteenth Century: Realism, Evolution, and the "Natural History of Man"  new
Passion  new
Empire to Nation: 20th Century Japanese Fiction and Film
Comparative Literature Graduate Pedagogy Seminar  new
Reading and Writing Food from Homer to Julia Child  new
Introduction to Comparative Literature  new
Quixotic Desires  new
Junior Seminar: Introduction to Comparative Literature  new
Topics in Critical Theory: Comparative Literature Writing and Dissertation Colloquium  new