Catalog Year: 2017-2018
Please consult the online course schedule for faculty teaching LITR courses.
The courses for this program are organized into the following categories:
Taught in English translation, interdisciplinary or comparative literature courses approach the literature of a particular language discipline in a larger cultural context. These courses are open to students of all majors.
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.
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.
Studies the literary expression of French speaking peoples of France, Africa, the Caribean, and Canada. Cross-listed as FREN 261.
Studies the various theories pertaining to the translation of literature. Cross-listed as FREN 361.
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.
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
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