Fall 2019/Spring 2019 Courses

Fall '19

The Literature of Medieval Europe
Criticism and Theory: The Criticism Co-Op
Russia in Color
Texts and Images of the Holocaust
Le Monde par la bande
Topics in Medieval and Early Modern Spanish Culture: Women in Medieval and Early Modern Spain
Language, Identity, Power
The Gothic Tradition
East Asian Humanities I: The Classical Foundations
Translation, Migration and Culture
The Classical Roots of Western Literature
Advanced Creative Writing (Literary Translation)
German Philosophy since Kant: Schopenhauer
The Modern European Novel
Modern Drama I
East European Literature and Politics
Storytelling as Self Defense: Political Novellas
Problems in Literary Study: Confessions
Topics in Russian Literature or Literary Theory: Authorship of the Body in the Anthropocene
Topics in Medieval Literature: Reading the Roman de la Rose
Beyond Crisis Contemporary Greece in Context
German Intellectual History: Labyrinths of Literature
Thinking Translation: Language Transfer and Cultural Communication
Studies in the Classical Tradition: Odysseys
Along the Edge: Leonora Carrington
Lyric Language and Form I: Renaissance to Romantic
Risorgimento, Opera, Film
Chinese Cinemas
Special Topics in the History of Philosophy: Nietzsche's Beyond Good and Evil
Ocean Media: Islanding, Space, Modernity
The Novel and Romance
Comparative Literature Graduate Pedagogy Seminar
Topics in Critical Theory: Comparative Literature Writing and Dissertation Colloquium
Junior Seminar: Introduction to Comparative Literature
Introduction to Comparative Literature

Spring '19

Worlds Made with Words: Select Old English Literature
Topics in Hindi-Urdu: Art and Practice of Translation
Women and Liberation: Feminist Poetics and Politics in the Americas (1960s to the present)
Thinking Translation: Language Transfer and Cultural Communication 
Topics in the Hellenic Tradition: Hellenisms 
Literature and Photography 
Humanistic Perspectives on History and Society: Revolution
The Eighteenth Century in Europe 
South Asian American Literature and Film
Creative Writing (Literary Translation)
Tales of Hospitality: France, North Africa, and the Mediterranean 
Archive Writing 
Leo Tolstoy, War and Peace: Writing as Fighting
Publishing Articles in Race, Gender, and Sexuality Studies 
Chinese Cinemas
German Intellectual History: Margins of Enlightenment
Cervantes' Don Quijote and Beyond
Corruption, Conversion, Change: Philosophies and Fictions of Transformation
Cultural Systems: Proust, Freud, Borges
East Asian Humanities II: Traditions and Transformations 
Readings in Modern Arabic Literature
Holocaust Testimony
Introduction to Jewish Cultures
Topics in the History of Opera: Verdi and Shakespeare 
Criticism and Theory: Fredric Jameson
Who Owns This Sentence? Copyright Culture from the Romantic Era to the Age of the Internet
Roma (Gypsies) in Eastern Europe: The Dynamics of Culture
Advanced Creative Writing (Literary Translation)
Le Monde par la bande
Contemporary Latin America in Literature and Visual Arts
Seminar on Andrei Bitov
Hope: A History
Imagining Sounds of China: Encounters and Fantasies
Theory and Methods of Comparative Literature: Critical and Literary Theory
Topics in Critical Theory: Comparative Literature Writing and Dissertation Colloquium
Introduction to Critical Theory: Dialectic and Difference