Fall 2017

Course Number Title Course Description Instructor
LIT 089S FIRST-YEAR SEMINAR (TOP) Topics vary each semester offered. Instructor: Staff Lamm, Kimberly
LIT 089S FIRST-YEAR SEMINAR (TOP) Topics vary each semester offered. Instructor: Staff Gellen, Kata
LIT 089S FIRST-YEAR SEMINAR (TOP) Topics vary each semester offered. Instructor: Staff Aidoo, Lamonte
LIT 089S FIRST-YEAR SEMINAR (TOP) Topics vary each semester offered. Instructor: Staff Furtado, Gustavo
LIT 089S FIRST-YEAR SEMINAR (TOP) Topics vary each semester offered. Instructor: Staff Apollonio, Carol
LIT 102 INTRO AFR-AMER STUDIES A range of disciplinary perspectives on key topics in African American Studies: slavery and abolitionism, theories of race and racism, gender and... Royal, Charmaine
LIT 110 INTRO TO FILM STUDIES Basic film theory and history of motion picture technology. Introduction to experimental, documentary, and narrative forms of Third World, European,... Hadjioannou, Markos
LIT 111 INTRO ARTS OF THE MOVING IMAGE Examination of critical concepts in arts of the moving image from various perspectives. Spanning both traditional cinema and emergent fields.... McCarty, Lisa
LIT 190S SP TOPICS:INTRO TO LITERATURE Introduction to the study of literature and other forms of cultural expression, such as film. Different introductory approaches will be used in each... Gaffney, Michael
LIT 190S SP TOPICS:INTRO TO LITERATURE Introduction to the study of literature and other forms of cultural expression, such as film. Different introductory approaches will be used in each... Murtagh, Maryann
LIT 190S SP TOPICS:INTRO TO LITERATURE Introduction to the study of literature and other forms of cultural expression, such as film. Different introductory approaches will be used in each... Cao, Xuenan
LIT 199 LGBTQ/QUEER CINEMA This class investigates LGBTQ identities, communities and relationships pre, post, and during the Stonewall era through cinema, television, and new... Staff, Departmental
LIT 201 INTRO GLOBAL CULTURAL STUDIES Introductory course for the Literature Major in Global Cultural Studies. Examines how the work of the humanities provides conceptual and analytic... Wiegman, Robyn
LIT 211 INDIAN CINEMA Sources of vitality in twentieth-century Indian cinema. The resilience of popular cinema in the face of Hollywood. Narrative and non-narrative... Khanna, Satendra
LIT 214 MODERN CHINESE CINEMA Films, documentaries, television series, and soap operas produced in Mainland China in the post-Mao era, modern and contemporary Taiwan, and Hong... Hong, Guo-Juin
LIT 214 MODERN CHINESE CINEMA Films, documentaries, television series, and soap operas produced in Mainland China in the post-Mao era, modern and contemporary Taiwan, and Hong... Hong, Guo-Juin
LIT 220 FILM GENRES A historical survey of motion picture genre as a stylistic and narrative device, including comedy, horror, the musical, the western, and science... Staff, Departmental
LIT 224S DIGITAL STORYTELLING Digital storytelling methodologies, theory, and practice. In-depth analysis of digital storytelling in various media forms and modes of production.... Szabo, Victoria
LIT 241S COLD WAR CULTURE Drawing on oral and written history, memoirs, film, fiction, and essays in anthropology and sociology, we'll resist the black/white readings imposed... Holmgren, Beth
LIT 243 INTRO TO LATINO/A STUDIES Introduction to the interdisciplinary field of Latino/a Studies, and how it reconfigures the study of the United States and the Americas. Considers... Viego, Antonio
LIT 279S DOCUMENTARY POETRY Investigates written and oral poetry as a mode of documentary storytelling. Engage with contemporary and historical poetry examining real-life,... Shelton Green, Jacqueline
LIT 285 EXISTENTIALISM Existentialism in philosophy and literature. Key themes will be existence, ethics, meaning of life, freedom, death, and writing. Texts may include... Flanagan, Owen
LIT 290 SP TOP INT'L LIT & CULTURE Topics in international culture, examined through literary texts, film, and other media. Organized according to trends, topics, and genres.... Harris, Lynden
LIT 290 SP TOP INT'L LIT & CULTURE Topics in international culture, examined through literary texts, film, and other media. Organized according to trends, topics, and genres.... Staff, Departmental
LIT 290S SPECIAL TOPICS IN LITERATURE Topics vary by semester. Instructor: Staff Gould, Amanda
LIT 290S SPECIAL TOPICS IN LITERATURE Topics vary by semester. Instructor: Staff Stadler, John
LIT 295S SEX WORK:POLITICS OF SXL LABOR Sex work from the perspective of the labor and the purchase. Controversies over questions of gender and power, consent and coercion, sexual practices... Weeks, Kathi
LIT 298S POLISH CINEMA Explores the films of four famous Polish directors Andrzej Wajda, Andrzej Munk, Krzysztof Kie lowski, and Agnieszka Holland whose artistic approaches... Holmgren, Beth
LIT 302S HASHTAGS MEMES, DIGITAL TRIBES Tracks digital life and creative expression of groups online in a close study of images, captions and hyperlinked tags. Examines rituals, symbols and... Mottahedeh, Negar
LIT 320S SOCIAL MOVEMENTS/SOCIAL MEDIA Examines uses and abuses of social media by social movements. Interested in a broader historical study of mediating technologies and oppositional... Mottahedeh, Negar
LIT 351 CONTEMPORARY NOVEL Major trends in fiction since 1950: modernism/postmodernism, ethnicity and ethnic identity, feminism, postcoloniality, genre-bending, and more.... Vadde, Aarthi
LIT 369 GERMANY CONFRONTS HOLOCAUST The ways in which official German culture comes to terms with its Nazi past. Background reading in history and politics; primary focus on films,... Dolan, Kristen
LIT 384S LANGUAGE AND MIGRATION Examines histories, theories, and praxes of translation, with attention to both the formal elements of translating languages, as well as the larger... Chow, Eileen
LIT 390 SPECIAL TOPICS IN LITERATURE Topics vary by semester. Instructor: Staff Dainotto, Roberto
LIT 390S SPECIAL TOPICS IN LITERATURE Topics vary by semester. Instructor: Staff Lamm, Kimberly
LIT 390S SPECIAL TOPICS IN LITERATURE Topics vary by semester. Instructor: Staff Longino, Michele
LIT 390S SPECIAL TOPICS IN LITERATURE Topics vary by semester. Instructor: Staff Staff, Departmental
LIT 390S SPECIAL TOPICS IN LITERATURE Topics vary by semester. Instructor: Staff Reilly, Catherine (Cate) I.
LIT 420 BIO, LIFE WRITING, AUTOFICTION History and art of the life story, examining biography as it drives research and contemporary writing. From Montaigne to Rousseau, the biopic to the... Solterer, Helen
LIT 438S TECHNO-ORIENTALISM Course examines global Science Fiction genres in literature, film, and social media as case studies to understand broad historical and social... Kwon, Nayoung
LIT 489S SCREENING EUROPE Course debates identification of Europe as a political, historical and social entity from the standpoint of cinema. Provides students with an... Saliot, Anne-Gaelle
LIT 590S SP TOP IN LITERATURE Special topics in Literature. Instructor: Staff Richard, Gabriel Jacques
LIT 590S SP TOP IN LITERATURE Special topics in Literature. Instructor: Staff Finucci, Valeria
LIT 590S SP TOP IN LITERATURE Special topics in Literature. Instructor: Staff Saliot, Anne-Gaelle
LIT 620S FILM-PHILOSOPHERS-FILM-MAKERS Examines intersections between film, critical theory, and continental philosophy, from standpoint of spectatorship. Focuses on different approaches... Hadjioannou, Markos
LIT 631S MODERN CHINESE CINEMA Films, documentaries, television series, and soap operas produced in mainland China in the post-Mao era. Topics include the history and aesthetics of... Hong, Guo-Juin
LIT 681S WITTGENSTEIN AND LIT THEORY Key questions in literary theory reconsidered from the point of view of ordinary language philosophy (Wittgenstein, J. L. Austin, Cavell). Topics... Moi, Toril
LIT 690-8 PARADIGMS MODERN THOUGHT (TOP) Specialized study of the work of individual thinkers who have modified our conceptions of human reality and social and cultural history, with special... Jameson, Fredric
LIT 690S SPECIAL TOPICS IN LITERATURE Topics vary each semester. Instructor: Staff Viego, Antonio
LIT 690S SPECIAL TOPICS IN LITERATURE Topics vary each semester. Instructor: Staff Mignolo, Walter
LIT 690S SPECIAL TOPICS IN LITERATURE Topics vary each semester. Instructor: Staff Staff, Departmental
LIT 890 SPECIAL TOPICS IN LIT Contents and methods vary with instructors and from semester to semester. Instructor: Staff Hardt, Michael
LIT 890 SPECIAL TOPICS IN LIT Contents and methods vary with instructors and from semester to semester. Instructor: Staff Pfau, Thomas