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.

WINTER 2021

  • COLT 07.18: Robots, Cyborgs, and the Posthuman: Kane - F
  • COLT 19.01: Translation: Theory & Practice: (W/INT or LIT) Dorsey - C
  • COLT 37.10/INT 17.15/ITAL 35.03 (pending): Migration, Ecology and the Mediterrean - Parati - F 
  • COLT 39.04/ENG 55.20: The Case Study: Crime, Medicine, and Modern Society: (LIT/W) Resvick - K
  • COLT 40.08/LACS 50.18/FILM 47.31: Sounding Out Power and Dissent: (CI/INT) Carter - C
  • COLT 63.02/RUSS 38.10: The Conspiratorial Imagination in Literature and Lore: (LIT/W) Patyk - E
  • COLT 70.05: Environmental Imagination: (LIT/W) Benvegnu - D
  • COLT 85: Senior Seminar: Kritzman - G
  • COLT 101: How to do things with theory: Gomez - G 
  • COLT 105: Graduate Seminar: Komska - ARR 

SPRING 2021

  • COLT 07.xx: Some Might Call it Pla(y)giarism: Intertextuality in literature, Film and the Arts: Milich - K
  • COLT 10.12: Race in the Middle Ages: (CI/LIT) Warren - D 
  • COLT 51.01/AAAS 051/ENGL 53.16: Masterpieces of African Lit: (NW/INT/LIT) Coly - K
  • COLT 52.02/INT 17.12/LACS 30.06/FILM 42.03: New Latin American Cinema: (INT) Gemünden - G 
  • COLT 52.05/LACS 44.40: On Survivors and Memories: (NW/LIT) Minchillo - F
  • COLT 53.04/MES 16.36: Love & Death in the Mediterranean: (NW/LIT) Elhariry - E
  • COLT 57.05/FILM 47.07/INTS 17.04: Migration Stories: (CI/ART/INT) - Spitta/Gemünden - J
  • COLT 60.01/MUS 13: Literature and Music: Otter - C 
  • COLT 61.01/ARTh 28.07: Art Writing and Writers on Art: O'Rourke - E 
  • COLT 66.02/GERM 42.11: Literature and Psychoanalysis: the Culture Legacy of Sigmund Freud: Resvick - ARR
  • COLT 51.05/*JWST 15.01/AAAS 65.65/MES: Silence, Exile, and Cunning: Comparing Jewish and African Diasporic Literatures - Caplan - TBD
  • COLT 87: Tutorial Thesis: Kritzman - ARR 
  • COLT 103: Workshop in Critical Writing: Kacandes - G

Summer 2020

  • COLT 22.01: Renaissance Literature "Splendor and Squalor in Renaissance Literature": (CI/INT/LIT) - Carranza - ARR
  • COLT 35.04/GERM 44.03* Souls Sold to the Devil: The Faust Tradition: (LIT/W) Shookman - 10
  • COLT 52.07/SPAN 63.09*/LACS 51.01: Beyond Sex Drugs and Rock and Roll: (CI/ART) Spitta  - 2
  • COLT 64.03/CLST 11.11* War Stories: (CI, INT or LIT) Stewart - 10

Fall 2020

  • COLT 001: Read the World: (CI/INT or LIT)  Washburn - D
  • COLT 10.16: Flashes of Recognition in Modernist Literature: (W/LIT)  McGillen - C
  • COLT 34.01/THEA 010: Theatre of Ideas in France, England, and the US: (LIT) Kritzman - K
  • COLT 40.01/ENG 54.15: History of the Book: (LIT/W) Halasz - F 
  • COLT 40.07/MUS 46*/Film 50.04: Video Games & the Meaning of Life: (TMV, CI) - Cheng - J
  • COLT 62.02/FILM 41.02: Shades of Noir: (W/INT or ART) Gemunden  - J
  • COLT 64.01/JWST 37.02/GERM 15: Nazis, Neonazis Antifa and the Others: (CI/LIT) Kacandes - F 
  • COLT 72.01: Global Literary Theory: Coly - F
  • COLT 100: Contemporary Literary Criticism and Theory: El Ariss - H
  • COLT 102: Tutorial: Komska - ARR