Courses

Here are the courses offered in Comparative Literature by term. Please check here often for up-to-date information on course meeting times and course availability, as these can change. Course descriptions can be found on the Registrar's site.

Fall 2016

  • COLT 01: Read the World (LIT or INT/CI) - Washburn  (11)
  • COLT 22.01: Love, Desire, Faith, and Individual Identity in Renaissance Literature (LIT or INT/CI) - LaGuardia  (2)
  • COLT 51.01/AAAS 51/ENGL 53.16: Masterpieces of Literature from Africa (LIT or INT/NW) - Coly (2A)
  • COLT 62.02/FILM 41: Shades of Noir: Film, Fiction, Politics (ART/INT/W) - Gemunden  (3A)
  • COLT 67.06/WGSS 21.02/CLST 10.05: Fictions of Sappho (LIT/CI) - Williamson (6A)
  • COLT 72.01: Global Literary Theory (LIT/CI) - Warren (11)

Winter 2017

  • COLT 07.15: Order and Chaos: Carnivals and Wild Celebrations (LIT) - Smolin  12
  • COLT 18.02: Humanist in the Computer (LIT) - Leuner 10A
  • COLT 19: Translation: Theory and Practice (LIT or INT/W) - Otter 11
  • COLT 42.01: Prada, Chanel, Ferrari: History and Literature - Parati & Vinken 2
  • COLT 49.04: Law and/as Literature  - Mladek 2A
  • COLT 56.01/RUSS 38.08: The "New Man" on the Moon: Science Fiction Under Socialism (LIT or INT) - Komska - 10
  • COLT 85: Senior Seminar - Washburn - ARR

Spring 2017

  • COLT 07.13: You Must Be Dreaming: Dreams in Literature an Film (LIT/W) - Carranza - 10
  • COLT 10.16: Flashes of Recognition in Modernist Literature  (LIT/W) - McGillen - 12
  • COLT 35.03/ARAB 63.03: Arab Cultures in the Americas (LIT/INT/WC) - Morsi- 2A
  • COLT 49.05/ENG 72.02: Decadence, Degeneration and the Fin de Siecle - McCann - 11
  • COLT 51.03/AAAS 56: The African Political Novel (LIT/NW) - Coly - 10A
  • COLT 57.05/INTS17.01/FS47: Migration Stories (INT/CI) - Spitta/Gemunden - 3A
  • COLT 64.03/CLST 11.11: War Stories (LIT or INT/Cl) - Stewart - 12    
  • COLT 65.03: Transpacific Ecologies (LIT/CI) - Bahng - 6B

Summer 2017

COLT 62.06: Berlin- New York- Hollywood: A Cultural History of Exile (INT or ART/w) - Isenberg - 10A

 

 

Fall 2017

  • COLT 01: Read The World - (LIT or INT/CI) - Washburn - 11
  • COLT 10.07: Characters on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown - (LIT/W) - LaGuardia - 12
  • COLT 39.02: Literary Fairy Tales - (LIT/W) - Canepa - 12
  • COLT 40.01/ENG 54.15: History of the Book - (LIT/W) - Halasz - 2
  • COLT 49.06: Multilingualism and its Others - (SOC pending)-Komska - 10A 
  • COLT 51.01/AAAS 51/ENGL 53.16 Masterpieces of Literature from Africa- (LIT or INT/W) -Coly- 2A
  • COLT 57.09/FRIT 35.02/INTS 17.10  Fascisms- Parati - (INT) - 2
  • COLT 62.03/Film&Media: Zombies, Cyborgs, and Clones in Dystopian Fiction and Film -(INT/LIT)- Emily Kane -  2
  • COLT 66.01: What is Psychoanalysis - (LIT or INT/W) - Kritzman - 2A
  • COLT 72.01: Global Literary Theory - (LIT/CI) Coly - 10A

Winter 2018

  • COLT 07.15: Order and Chaos: Carnivals and Wild Celebrations (LIT) - Smolin - 10
  • COLT 10.01/INTS 17.11: Strange Natives, Strange Women: The Uninvited Others of European Literature - (LIT/W) - Kopper - 11
  • COLT 19.01/CLST 40: Translation Theory and Practice (LIT or INT/W) - Tarnowski - TBD
  • COLT 35.01/*ARAB 62.02: The Arabian Nights East and West (LIT or INT/NW) - Kadhim - 2
  • COLT 85: Senior Seminar - Laguardia -ARR

Spring 2018

  • COLT 07.XX: From Letters to Email: Epistolary Fictions - Carranza - TBD
  • COLT 35.02: The Novel: Memory, Desire - (LIT or INT/W) - Washburn - 10A
  • COLT 35.03/*ARAB 63.03: Arab Cultures in the Americas - Morsi - 10A
  • COLT 42.05/FS 42/LACS 30.06: Cultures of Surveillance  - Biron - 3B
  • COLT 51.3 African Political Novel - Coly- 2A
  • COLT 52.02/FS 42/LACS 30.06/ INTS 17.12: New Latin American Cinema (ART or INT) - Spitta/Gemunden - 3A

Summer 2018

  • COLT 10.xx: Art Writing and Writers on Art - O'Rourke - TBD
  • COLT 10.xx: Global Comic Strip - Chaney - TBD

    Fall 2018

    • COLT 01: Read The World - (LIT or INT/CI) - Biron - 11
    • COLT 10: Flashes of Recognition in Modernist Literature - McGillen - 12
    • COLT 45: The Quest for Utopia - Pastor - 10
    • COLT 51.01/AAAS 51/ ENGL xx: Masterpieces Literature from Africa -  (/LIT or INT/LW) - Coly - 3A
    • COLT 62.03: Zombie, Clones, and Cyborgs in Dystopian Fiction and Film - (Lit or INT/W) - Kane - 2
    • *COLT 64.03/CLST 11.11: War Stories - Stewart - 12
    • COLT 70.03/ *JWST 26.01/ INTS 17.xx: European Jewish Intellectuals - Kritzman - 2A
    • COLT 72.01: Theories of the Texts: from the American New Criticism to Race and Gender - (LIT/CI) - TBD - 2A

    Winter 2019

    • COLT 07.xx: Haunting Memories: The Holocaust and its Representations - Aguado - 11
    • COLT 10: Male Friendship: From Aristotle Almodovar - Kritzman - 2A
    • COLT 19/CLST 40: TrnslationTheory and practice - (LIT or INT/W) - Otter - 2
    • COLT 40.xx/GERM 42.xx: Material Realities: Material Matters: A Brief History of Paper and Other Writing Surfaces (Lit or W) - McGillen - 12
    • COLT 49.06/INTS 17.09: Multilingualism and its Others - (SOC) - Komska -  6B
    • COLT 57.08/INTS 17.08/WGSS 67.04: Humanities and Human Rights - (INT or ART/W/CI) - Martin - TBD
    • COLT 85: Senior Seminar - LaGuardia - 12

    Spring 2019

    • COLT 07.xx: Colonial and postcolonial Dialogues - Coly - 2A
    • COLT 10.18: NeocroRomance in The Tale of Genji - Washburn - TBD
    • COLT 10.12: Race in the Middle Ages - Warren - TBD
    • COLT 35.01/*ARAB 62.02: The Arabian Nights East and West- (LIT or INT/NW) - Kadhim 2
    • COLT 39.01/*WGSS 51: Memoirs and the work they do -Kacandes - TBD
    • COLT 53/FRIT 37: Rogues, Riddlers, Lovers, and Lairs: Love and Death in the Mediterranean - Elhriry - TBD
    • COLT 60.01/MUS 13: Literature and Music - Kopper - TBD