World Literatures Major Concentration Courses

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Autumn 2012

Courses listed here are ONLY the required and elective courses for the World Literatures major offered in Autumn 2012. Go to requirements to see the range of courses that may fulfill requirements for the World Literatures major. To see all Comparative Studies courses, go to all. Consult your Comparative Studies adviser to be sure the courses you choose are appropriate for your particular program. In some cases, courses not listed below may, given relevant content, be substituted at the discretion of your adviser.
Interdepartmental Courses in World Literatures

(Courses not listed below may, given appropriate content, be substituted at the discretion of the Comparative Studies or World Literatures adviser.)

Arranged by geo-political region:

REQUIRED COURSES:

Comparative Studies

  • 2301 Intro to World Literature, WF 220-340, Berman
  • 3302/3302E Translating Literatures and Cultures, TR 1245-205, Shea

AFRICA

African American and African Studies

  • 2251 Introduction to African Literature, TR 1110-1230, Kalu; MWF 1020-1115, Adeeko; TR 935-1055, Mphande
  • 2367.04 Black Women Writers: Text and Context, TR 530-650, Livingston 

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EAST AND  SOUTH ASIA/PACIFIC

Chinese

  • 2451 Chinese Literature in Translation, TR 1130-1225, Goh

East Asian

  • 5475  Women Writers, Culture, and Society in East Asia, TR 220-340, Fukumori

Japanese

  • 2451 Japanese Literature in Translation, TR 1110-1230, Quinn
  • 5454 Japanese Literature: Classical Period, TR 355-515, Fukumori
  • 5455 Japanese Literature: Medieval and Edo Periods, WF 220-340, Quinn 

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LATIN AMERICA/CARIBBEAN

Spanish

  • 2330 Reinventing America, WF 935-1055, Puga
  • 2520 Latin American Literatures (in translation): Fiction and Reality, WF 1245-205

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MIDDLE EAST

Arabic

  • 2702Modern Arabic Literature in Translation (cross-listed with Women’s Studies), TR 930-1055, Zeidan
  • 2705 The Arabian Nights, TR 1110-1230, Fudge
  • 5701The Qur'an in Translation, WF 935-1055, Tamer

Hebrew

  • 2700 Biblical and Post-Biblical Hebrew Literature in Translation, MWF 1020-1115, Frank; TR 935-1055, Meier
  • 2703 Prophecy in the Bible and Post-Biblical Literature, WF 1110-1230
  • 2704 Women in the Bible and Beyond, WF 935-1055, Brenner

Persian

  • 2301 Persian Mythology and Folklore, TR 3-420, Honarmand

Near Eastern Languages and Cultures

  • 3700 Mythology of Ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia, TR 1245-205; WF 935-1055

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NORTH AMERICA AND  EUROPE

African American and African Studies

  • 2281 Intro to African American Literature, MWF 520-615, Cash; TR 1110-1230, Livingston; TR 1245-205, Kalu
  • 2367.01 African-American Voices in US Literature, TR 220-340, Livingston; M 530-815, Ulman; TR 1110-1230, Newsum
  • 2367.04 Black Women Writers: Text and Context, TR 1245-205, Thiam

Classics

  • 2220 Classical Mythology, MWF 1130-1225 plus recitation, Fletcher
  • 2220H Classical Mythology, TR 1110-1230, Heiden

Comparative Studies

  • 2105 Literature and Ethnicity, MWF 1020-1115, Lyness
  • 3604 Women in East Asian and Asian-American Literature
  • 4803 Studies in Asian American Literature and Culture (cross-listed in English)
  • 4804 Studies in Latino/a Literature and Culture (cross-listed in English), TR 220-340, Delgadillo

English

  • 4513 Introduction to Medieval Literature, WF 935-1055, Green
  • 4515 Chaucer, WF 8-920, Green
  • 4520.01 Shakespeare, TR 8-920, Highley; TR 1110-1230, Highley
  • 4520.02 Special Topics in Shakespeare, TR 355-515, Higginbotham
  • 4522 Renaissance Poetry, WF 935-1055, Wilson
  • 4523 Special Topics in Renaissance Literature and Culture, TR 1110-1230, Hamlin
  • 4533 The Early British Novel: Origins to 1830, WF 1110-1230, Wheeler
  • 4540 19th-Century British Poetry, WF 935-1055, Garcha
  • 4542 19th-Century British Novel, TR 220-340, Simmons
  • 4543 20th-Century British Fiction, TR 1245-205, Herman
  • 4550 Special Topics in Colonial and Early National Literature of the U.S., WF 935-1055, Hewitt
  • 4552 Special Topics in American Poety through 1915, TR 8-920, Fink
  • 4553 20th-Century U.S. Fiction, TR 935-1055, Davis; TR 1110-1230, Martinez
  • 4561 Studies in Fictional and Nonfictional Narrative, TR 705-825, Knowles
  • 4563 Contemporary Literature, TR 1245-205, Davis
  • 4575 Special Topics in Literary Forms and Themes, TR 1110-1230, Goscilo
  • 4580 Special Topics in LGBTQ Literatures and Cultures, TR 355-515, Chen
  • 4581 Special Topics in U.S. Ethnic Literatures, WF 935-1055, Myers
  • 4582 Studies in African American Literature, TR 220-340, Williams
  • 4586 Studies in American Indian Literature and Culture, TR 935-1055, Allen
  • 4590.01H Honors Seminars: Middle Ages, TR 220-340, Winstead
  • 4590.03H Honors Seminars: The Long 18th Century, WF 1245-205, Wheeler
  • 4590.05H Honors Seminars: The Later 19th Century, TR 355-515, Galvan
  • 4590.07H Honors Seminars: Literature in English ater 1945, WF 935-1020, Erickson
  • 4592 Special Topics in Women in Literature and Culture, WF 1245-205, Mitchell
  • 4598H Honors Seminar: Selected Topics in Literature and Literary Interpretation

German

  • 2251 German Literature and Popular Culture, MW 1110-1230; TR 220-340
  • 2252H The Faust Theme, TR 1110-1230
  • 3351 Democracy, Fascism, and German Culture, WF 935-1055

Modern Greek

  • 3710 Modern Greek Literature in Translation, TR 935-1055, Jusdanis

Polish

  • 5230 Polish Literature, MWF 1020-1115, Labov

Russian

  • 2250 Masterpieces of Russian Literature, TR 1110-1230, Burry
  • 4220 Love and Death in Russian Literature and Film, MWF 1020-1115, Brintlinger
  • 5250 The Russian Writer, TR 220-340, Burry

Scandinavian

  • 3350 Norse Mythology and Medieval Culture, TR 935-1055, Kaplan

Slavic

  • 3320 Science Fiction: East vs. West, TR 1245-205, Goscilo

Spanish

  • 2320 Don Quixote in Translation, TR 1245-205, Haidt

Yiddish

  • 3399 Holocaust in Yiddish and Ashkenazic Literature and Film, TR 1245-205plus recitation

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CROSS-CULTURAL COURSES

(Only one course may be chosen and counted toward one of the regions; all five regions must be represented.)

Comparative Studies

  • 2101 Literature and Society, WF 355-515
  • 2102.01 Literature and Religion, TR 1110-1230, Jones
  • 2103 Literature and the Self, TR 935-1055, Watson
  • 2103H Literature and the Self, TR 220-340, Watson
  • 3603 Love in World Literature, MWF 910-1005; MWF 1240-135; MWF 410-505
  • 3607 Film and Literature as Narrative Art, WF 220-340
  • 3608 Representations of the Experience of War, MWF 8-855; MWF 3-355; MWF 520-615

English

  • 4583 Special Topics in World Literature in English, WF 935-1055, Jani

Linguistics

  • 2603 Language across Cultures, TR 1110-1230

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