Catalog 2019-2020

Departmental Courses

Teaching Faculty

Adjunct Teaching Staff Stockwell

Description

Program Course Listings

The courses for this program are organized into the following categories:

Departmental Courses

ESOL 118

English for Academic Purposes

An intensive language course that teaches the basic skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing in English. The course includes relevant cultural material. Intended for students whose first language is not English. This course is a credit-only course and enrollment is based on a placement exam.

ESOL 119

English for Academic Purposes II

An intensive language course that teaches the basic skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing in English. The course includes relevant cultural material. Intended for students whose first language is not English. This course is a credit-only course and enrollment is based on a placement exam.

JAPN 100

Japanese Language and Culture

This course provides a basic introduction to Japanese language and culture. In addition to developing basic speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills, students explore aspects of the relationship between language and culture in Japanese society (etiquette and politeness, calligraphy, popular culture, etc). This course cannot be used to satisfy the LA language capacity requirement.

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Literature in Translation Courses

LITR 202

Existentialism in France

This class examines the existentialist trend in French theory and fiction. This course is taught in English and is cross-listed as FREN 202. Students enrolling in this course work entirely in English with the expectation that student knowledge of literary theory is at the second-year level.

Literary Studies LS
Values, Beliefs and Ethics VA
Writing Level 2 W2
LITR 390

Top: Literature and the Jungle

A topics course on the Spanish language. This course can be repeated for additional credits as long as the section topics are different. Consult the online course schedule for information about the topics currently scheduled to be taught. Cross-listed as SPAN 390. Prerequisite: SPAN 210, or SPAN 220, or consent of instructor.

SPAN 210, or SPAN 220, or consent of instructor.
LITR M22

Murphy Tutorial in Literature

Students pursue in-depth exploration of a topic in literature that has been translated from its original language. The course, taught in one-hour weekly sessions, has a low faculty-to-student ratio (1:2 or 1:3) and stresses, writing, reading, peer critiquing, and oral presentation skills. It culminates in a group activity such as a field trip, student symposium, engaged-learning project, or gathering with other tutorial pairs.

LITR 402

Existentialism in France

This class examines the existentialist trend in French theory and fiction. This course is taught in English and is cross-listed as FREN 402. Students enrolling in this course work entirely in English with the expectation that student knowledge of literary theory is at the fourth-year level.

Literary Studies LS
Values, Beliefs and Ethics VA
Writing Level 2 W2
LITR 460

Topics in French Literature

A topics course exploring an author, movement, or genre in depth. This course can be repeated for additional credits as long as the section topics are different Recent section topics include French Literature and Film, Women Writers of France, French Short Story. Readings may be done in translation. Consult the online course schedule for information about the topics currently scheduled to be taught. Cross-listed as FREN 460.

Literary Studies LS
LITR 461

Translation Theory

This course studies the various theories pertaining to the translation of literature. Cross-listed as FREN 461. Prerequisite: Students should have completed the LA language capacity requirement in any language.

Students should have completed the LA language capacity requirement in any language.
Literary Studies LS
Writing Level 2 W2
LITR 488

Echoes of the Spanish Civil War

This course studies the Spanish Civil War using films and texts set during this period. We study not only what happened in Spain from 1936-1939, but also the circumstances that led to the war and the long-term consequences of this conflict. Historical information from before, during and after the war as well as the ideologies of both sides as expressed in songs, anthems and propaganda are examined. Cross-Listed as SPAN 488

Historical Perspectives HP
Literary Studies LS
Writing Level 2 W2
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