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Literature of the Self

Comparative study of the self as presented in literature of the first person (such as lyric poetry and autobiography) with particular emphasis on questions of genre, rhetoric, and poetics.

Korean Culture through Film

A survey of fiction films on distinct characteristics of Korean culture. A wide range of works on spiritual traditions and material culture in Korea will be examined, but the main emphasis will be on films inspired by literature, visual arts, music, and performing arts in the modern and pre-modern periods.

Women Writers

World literature represented by women writers from the seventh century B.C. through the seventeenth century A.D.

Introduction to Modern African Literature

The literature of twentieth-century Africa in translation with emphasis on the African novel.

Introduction to Modern African Literature

The literature of twentieth-century Africa in translation with emphasis on the African novel.

Introduction to Modern African Drama

The study of selected representative African plays of the colonial and post-independence periods.

Introduction to Modern African Drama

The study of selected representative African plays of the colonial and post-independence periods.

Myth and Oral Tradition

A discussion of twentieth-century literary works (emphasis on narrative and drama) dealing with the reinterpretation of ancient classical myths, inclusive of English, American, Italian, French, German, and Russian Literatures.

Detective Fiction

The evolution of the mystery story in the United States, England, and Europe, based on readings from such masters of the genre as Poe, Doyle, Christie, Simenon, Hammett, Chandler, et al. All readings in English.

Introduction to East Asian Cultures

Cultures of China, Japan, Korea, and Vietnam, with emphasis on the formation of Chinese culture and its diffusion and variation within the other national groups.

Introduction to East Asian Cultures

Cultures of China, Japan, Korea, and Vietnam, with emphasis on the formation of Chinese culture and its diffusion and variation within the other national groups.

Myth in Culture

Literary and anthropological approaches to the study of myth in culture.

Myth in Culture

Literary and anthropological approaches to the study of myth in culture.

Contemporary Literature

Selected works of contemporary world literature, with emphasis on works from Eastern Europe, the Middle East, Asia, Africa, and Latin America.

Ecocriticism

The exploration of a culture's conceptions of nature--and the social implications-- through examination of texts of literature and other discourses. Course may focus on either Western or non-Western societies.

Women and Writing in East Asia

This course addresses issues related to women in East Asia from comparative perspectives by examining how they are represented and how they choose to represent themselves in literary texts, film, and sociological material.

The Gypsies: Last Nomads of the Modern World

The Roma tribes of Central and Eastern Europe, including their cultures, customs, languages, literature, and music.

The Gypsies: Last Nomads of the Modern World

The Roma tribes of Central and Eastern Europe, including their cultures, customs, languages, literature, and music.

Minorities in Europe

Anti-semitism and anti-Roma sentiments and practices in Central and East Europe. How the European Union is addressing this problem and future prospects for these minorities at risk.

Minorities in Europe

Anti-semitism and anti-Roma sentiments and practices in Central and East Europe. How the European Union is addressing this problem and future prospects for these minorities at risk.

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