Spring 2019

Course Number Title Course Description Instructor
LIT 089S FIRST-YEAR SEMINAR (TOP) Topics vary each semester offered. Instructor: Staff Aidoo, Lamonte
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... Lubiano, Wahneema
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... Staff, Departmental
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.... Cunningham, Alex
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... Ricco, Giulia
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... Power, Lucas
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... Ren, Joseph
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 202S INTRO TO PERFORMANCE STUDIES Introduction to field of performance studies, with examples drawn from music, dance, theatre, performance art, protests, rituals, and everyday life.... Staff, Departmental
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 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 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 273 EUROPE IN THEORY Exploration of the idea of Europe as a political, moral, and cultural identity. Examines the construction of such identity throughout history, ending... Karahalios, Harry
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 282S MODERNISM AND THE ARTS Stan, Corina
LIT 290S SPECIAL TOPICS IN LITERATURE Topics vary by semester. Instructor: Staff Odendahl-James, Jules
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... Bassiri, Nima
LIT 303S FICTION/REALITY Moi, Toril
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 361 GLOBAL APPLE Litzinger, Ralph
LIT 362 WHAT IS BEAUTY? Engelstein, Stefani
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 381S POLITICAL CINEMA IN LATIN AMER Furtado, Gustavo
LIT 382S FICTIONS THAT MARK THE MOMENT Course is an engagement with novels from spectacular moments of history, an imagination of the future, a response to narrative conventions of realism... Lubiano, Wahneema
LIT 390-7 SP TOP: LIT/OTHER DISCIPL Lecture version of Literature 390S-7. Instructor: Staff Khanna, Ranjana
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 Galvan, Rene
LIT 390S SPECIAL TOPICS IN LITERATURE Topics vary by semester. Instructor: Staff McInnis, Jarvis
LIT 390S SPECIAL TOPICS IN LITERATURE Topics vary by semester. Instructor: Staff Reilly, Catherine
LIT 390S SPECIAL TOPICS IN LITERATURE Topics vary by semester. Instructor: Staff Viego, Antonio
LIT 390S-7 SP TOP LIT/OTHER DISCIPL A comparative approach to the study of literature that draws on the methods and materials of other disciplines, such as sociology, history,... Pfau, Thomas
LIT 390S-7 SP TOP LIT/OTHER DISCIPL A comparative approach to the study of literature that draws on the methods and materials of other disciplines, such as sociology, history,... Ku, Ryan
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 455S WORLD OF GAMING Kwon, Nayoung
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... Rosenberg, Gabriel
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.... Chow, Rey
LIT 490S-2 SPECIAL TOPICS IN LITERATURE Special Topics in Literature. Instructor: Staff Milian, Claudia
LIT 507S MIMESIS IN THEORY AND PRACTICE Jenson, Deborah
LIT 521S HIST/PHIL PERSPECT ON SCIENCE An integrated introduction to the nature of science and scientific change, and its impact on society. Counts as elective for the Science &... Janiak, Andrew
LIT 532S COMPARATIVE MODERNISMS Ziolkowski, Saskia
LIT 545S EXPANDED CINEMA This project-based course will explore moving image installation practices beyond the movie theater including alternative public spaces, devices,... Kaul, Shambhavi
LIT 571 EAST ASIAN CULTURAL ST East Asia as a historical and geographical category of knowledge emerging within the various processes of global movements (imperialism, colonialism... Ching, Leo
LIT 572S ANTONIO GRAMSCI/MARXIST LEGACY Gramsci's reinterpretation of Marxism in the context of fascist Italy. The uses of Gramsci's key concepts subaltern, hegemony, dominance, popular... Dainotto, Roberto
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 Bassiri, Nima
LIT 590S SP TOP IN LITERATURE Special topics in Literature. Instructor: Staff Stan, Corina
LIT 590S SP TOP IN LITERATURE Special topics in Literature. Instructor: Staff Werlin, Julianne
LIT 590S SP TOP IN LITERATURE Special topics in Literature. Instructor: Staff McInnis, Jarvis
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 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 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... Mottahedeh, Negar
LIT 690S SPECIAL TOPICS IN LITERATURE Topics vary each semester. Instructor: Staff Mignolo, Walter
LIT 709S SCIENCE, MEDICINE, BODY Solomon, Harris
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 741S THE SYMBOLIST MOVEMENT Investigates the relationship linking Symbolist aesthetics and practice with currents in European philosophy in the late nineteenth and early... McWilliam, Neil
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... Rosenberg, Gabriel
LIT 827S THE GLOBAL NOVEL: POST WHAT? Garreta, Anne
LIT 890S SEMINARS IN LIT (TOPICS) Contents and methods vary with instructors and from semester to semester. Instructor: Staff Hansen, Mark
LIT 890S SEMINARS IN LIT (TOPICS) Contents and methods vary with instructors and from semester to semester. Instructor: Staff Pfau, Thomas
LIT 890S SEMINARS IN LIT (TOPICS) Contents and methods vary with instructors and from semester to semester. Instructor: Staff Reilly, Catherine
LIT 890S SEMINARS IN LIT (TOPICS) Contents and methods vary with instructors and from semester to semester. Instructor: Staff Khanna, Ranjana
LIT 890S SEMINARS IN LIT (TOPICS) Contents and methods vary with instructors and from semester to semester. Instructor: Staff Waeber, Jacqueline