Spring 2017

Course Number Title Course Description Instructor
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... Darity, William
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,... McCarty, Lisa
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.... Kaul, Shambhavi
LIT 190 SPECIAL TOPICS IN LITERATURE Introduction to the study of literature and other forms of cultural expression, such as film. Different introductory approaches will be used in each... Dahiya, Annu
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... Shareef, Shahrazad
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... Rubinstein, Yair
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... Gonzalez, Jaime
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... Carpenter, Bennett
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... Cunningham, Alex
LIT 252 FAIRY TALES: GRIMMS TO DISNEY German fairy tales of the Romantic era, including both the "literary fairy tales" by known authors and the "folk fairy tales" commonly deemed... Norberg, Jakob
LIT 263S SCREENING THE HOLOCAUST Probes representations of the Jewish Holocaust in World Cinema. Explores divergent filmic strategies employed to represent what is commonly deemed as... Ginsburg, Shai
LIT 274 IMAGINING EUROPE Investigation of defining debates on European culture and the fiction which shapes them. In collaboration with Nasher Museum. Focus on literature and... Solterer, Helen
LIT 281 BEAT GENERATION SPIRITUALITY Places Beat Generation spirituality in its contexts by study of sources and texts that influenced individual figures, specifically, the reading,... Need, David
LIT 286 GERMAN HISTORY THROUGH FILM Interdisciplinary seminar at intersection of German Studies and History, taught by scholars from both disciplines. Explores ways in which films shape... Gellen, Kata
LIT 290S SPECIAL TOPICS IN LITERATURE Topics vary by semester. Instructor: Staff Sullivan, Mecca
LIT 290S-1 INTERNATL LIT/CULTURE (TOP) Seminar version of Literature 290 Naderi, Navid
LIT 290S-1 INTERNATL LIT/CULTURE (TOP) Seminar version of Literature 290 Gould, Amanda Starling
LIT 301S THEORY TODAY Introduction to major areas of research in Global Cultural Studies with focus on specific theoretical issues of contemporary concern in various... Chow, Rey
LIT 316S FILM THEORY Recent critical developments in Marxist aesthetics, structuralism, semiotics of the image, feminist film theory. History and theory of film... Hadjioannou, Markos
LIT 370S RUSSIAN FICTION/FILM Russia's turbulent history recounted through its literature and film. Short works by Russia's most famous authors (Dostoevsky, Tolstoy, Chekhov) as... Apollonio, Carol
LIT 380 MARXISM AND SOCIETY Introduction to Marx's core concepts, such as alienation, commodity, and revolution. Includes examination of Marx's own major historical &... Hardt, Michael
LIT 390 SPECIAL TOPICS IN LITERATURE Topics vary by semester. Instructor: Staff Jenson, Deborah
LIT 390 SPECIAL TOPICS IN LITERATURE Topics vary by semester. Instructor: Staff Lubiano, Wahneema
LIT 390 SPECIAL TOPICS IN LITERATURE Topics vary by semester. Instructor: Staff Hayles, N.
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 Furtado, Gustavo
LIT 390S SPECIAL TOPICS IN LITERATURE Topics vary by semester. Instructor: Staff Viego, Antonio
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 Lamm, Kimberly
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 Grosz, Elizabeth
LIT 390S-4 SP TOP IN FILM Close study of a major genre, period, or director. Instructor: Staff Odendahl-James, Jules
LIT 430 GENDER AND THE LAW Examination of issues at the intersection of gender and law through a number of different theoretical lenses. Analyzes policy problems with gender... Bartlett, Katharine
LIT 475S QUEER THEORY A seminar designed specifically for advanced study in sexuality and gender. Contextualizes queer theory as a distinct analytic tradition by paying... Wiegman, Robyn
LIT 490S-1 SP TOP THEORY An advanced investigation of major concepts and principles in literary and/or cultural theory. Contents and methods vary with instructors.... Milian, Claudia
LIT 510 CITIZEN GODARD This course explores the complex interactions of poetics and politics in the films of Jean-Luc Godard, from the French New Wave, through the... Saliot, Anne-Gaelle
LIT 540S METHODS THEORIES ROMANCE STDS Provides students in any PhD track of the department of Romance Studies with fundamental training in both general literary theory and in the specific... Bell, David
LIT 544S MEMORY/DOC CINEMA LATIN AMER Course focuses on work of several leading Latin American filmmakers from Brazil, Chile, Argentina, and Cuba. Explores problems such as construction... Furtado, Gustavo
LIT 590S SP TOP IN LITERATURE Special topics in Literature. Instructor: Staff Garreta, Anne
LIT 590S SP TOP IN LITERATURE Special topics in Literature. Instructor: Staff Nelson, Diane
LIT 590S SP TOP IN LITERATURE Special topics in Literature. Instructor: Staff Stan, Corina
LIT 690 SPECIAL TOPICS IN LITERATURE Topics vary by semester. Instructor: Staff Jameson, Fredric
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... Hardt, Michael
LIT 690S SPECIAL TOPICS IN LITERATURE Topics vary each semester. Instructor: Staff Viego, Antonio
LIT 717S ART/DEMOCRACY/MADRID/BARCELON Beyond the political poster and the large mural, was there a painterly art in the pre-digital age that found a fitting place on the street and the... Rodríguez García, José María
LIT 760S MAJOR FIGURES/FEMINIST THOUGHT An examination of the thought of some of the significant figures in history who have been influential in the evolution of feminist thought and theory... Grosz, Elizabeth
LIT 761S FOUNDATIONS IN FEMINIST THEORY Required for all students pursuing the graduate certificate in Women's Studies, this course serves as an in-depth introduction to the various... Wald, Priscilla
LIT 822S WRITING IS THINKING This course aims to teach graduate students at any level, from first-year students to dissertation writers, how to write well and with enjoyment, and... Moi, Toril
LIT 890S SEMINARS IN LIT (TOPICS) Contents and methods vary with instructors and from semester to semester. Instructor: Staff Wiegman, Robyn