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 07.19: Some Might Call it Pla(y)giarism: Intertextuality in literature, Film and the Arts: Milich - E
  • COLT 19.02/MES 16.37/JWST 24.06: Love In Translation: Poetics of Desire Across Culture - Behar - F
  • 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 57.09/FRIT 35.02/INT 17.10: How to be a Fascist (INT/W) - Parati -F
  • 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 16.39: Silence, Exile, and Cunning: Comparing Jewish and African Diasporic Literatures - Caplan - G
  • COLT 87: Tutorial Thesis: Kritzman - ARR 
  • COLT 103: GraduateWorkshop in Critical Writing: Kacandes - G

Summer 2021

  • COLT 18.04 Climate Change, Fiction, and the Apocalyptic Imaginary (W/LIT)- Hollister - J 
  • COLT 57.10/ASCL 70.18: Social Revolutions East and West: Japan and the United States in the 1960s (INT and LIT/CI)- Dorsey

Fall 2021

  • COLT 001: Read the World (INT or LIT/CI) - Warren - C
  • COLT 10.23: The Odyssey and Odyssean Spinoffs (W/LIT) - Kacandes - E
  • COLT 31.02/FRIT 37.08/CRWT 40.09: Obsessive Affinities Poetry: French and American Poetry - (W/LIT) - Elhariry
  • COLT 49.07: Living in the City -(W/LIT) LaGuardia - E
  • COLT 51.01/AAAS 51/ENG 53.16: Masterpiece of African Literature- (INT or LIT/NW) -Coly - K
  • COLT 57.02/FRIT 27.03*: Italian American Film - Parati
  • COLT 64.01/GERM 15*/JWST 37.02: Nazis, Neonazis Antifa and the Others - (LIT/Cl) - Kacandes -F 
  • COLT 66.01: Psychoanaylsis and Literature - Kritzman
  • COLT 72.01: Global Literary and Cultural Theory -(LIT/CI)- Washburn 

Winter 2022

  • COLT 07.17 Literature and Urban Spaces - McGillen - E
  • COLT 19.01: Translation: Theory and Practice- (INT or LIT/W)- Otter - C
  • COLT 40.07/MUS 46*/FILM 50.04: Video Games & the Meaning of Life - (TMV/CI) - Cheng - TBD
  • COLT 46.01: The Jewish Family - Kritzman - K
  • COLT 51.02/AAAS xx: Idea of Africa - Coly - K
  • COLT 57.07/INTS 17.07: Holocaust, Communism, Terrorism, and NeoFascism in Europe and the USA -(LIT/CI) - Aguado 

Spring 2022

  • COLT 07.09: Colonial and ostcolonial dialogs - Coly -K
  • COLT 10.xx: Family Matters- Martín - G
  • COLT 49.04 : Justice (W/LIT) - Mladek - G
  • COLT 52.05/LALACS 44.40*: On Survivors and Memories (NW/LIT) - Minchillo - D
  • COLT 53.01/MES 16.35*: Modern Arabic Literature in Translation (NW/LIT) - Kadhim - F
  • COLT 70.5: The Environmental Imagination: (W/LIT) Benvegnu - D