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AN 316 Contemporary European Ethnography
AN 515 Authenticity and Identity

CAS CI 269 Holocaust Literature and Film (in English Translation)
*CAS CI 390: Special Topics in Cinema and Media Studies
CAS CI 537: French New Wave
*CAS CI 590: Special Topics in Cinema and Media Studies

CAS CC 201 Core Humanities: Renaissance, Rediscovery and Reformation
CAS CC 202 Core Humanities: From the Enlightenment to Modernity
CAS CC 211 Core Social Science: Power, Political Forms, and Economics

CAS EN 323 British Literature II
CAS EN 331: Topics in Nineteenth-Century British Literature
CAS EN 335 British & Irish Poets: 1890 to 21st Century
CAS EN 341: History of the Novel in English
*CAS EN 347: Topics in Contemporary Fiction
*CAS EN 348: Topics in Modern Literature (Topic for Fall 2017: Modern Irish Writers)
CAS EN 355 Drama and Performance, 1840–1945
CAS EN 356 Drama and Performance, 1945–Present
CAS EN 373 Detective Fiction
*CAS EN 375 Topics in Literature and Film
*CAS EN 386 Topics in Anglophone Literature
*CAS EN 389 Fictional Forms (Topic for Fall 2017: The Gothic)
*CAS EN 390/LR 456/XL 470 Topics in Comparative Literature
*CAS EN 465 Critical Studies in Literature and Society (Topic for Fall 2017: Hamlet/Lear/Macbeth: Appropriation and Performance)
*CAS EN 466 Critical Studies in Literature and Society
*CAS EN 475 Critical Studies in Literature and Gender
*CAS EN 482 Critical Studies in Modern Literature
*CAS EN 484/AA 504 Critical Studies in Literature and Ethnicity
*CAS EN 484/CI 510 Critical Studies in Literature and the Arts
*CAS EN 495 Critical Studies in Literary Topics (Topic for Fall 2017: Time and Literature 1800-1930)
*CAS EN 496 Critical Studies in Literary Topics
CAS EN 535 Twentieth-Century British and Irish Poetry
CAS EN 544 The Modern British Novel
*CAS EN 574 Studies in Literary Genres
*CAS EN 582 Studies in Modern Literature
*CAS EN 584 Studies in Literature and Ethnicity
*CAS EN 593 Studies in Literature and the Arts
*CAS EN 594 Studies in Literature and the Arts

CAS HI 102 The Emergence of Modern Europe: Renaissance to the Present
CAS HI 208 Renaissance Europe
CAS HI 209 The Reformation: Religious Conflict in Early Modern Europe
CAS HI 210 Europe Between Renaissance and Revolution
CAS HI 221/PO 394 Catastrophe & Memory
CAS HI 226 Cities and Cultures
CAS HI 229 The Great Powers and the Eastern Mediterranean
CAS HI 247 The Making of Modern Britain
CAS HI 248 Modern Britain, 1867­­–Present
CAS HI 271 The Nazis
CAS HI 272 The History of Imperial Russia
CAS HI 273 The History of the Soviet Union
CAS HI 278 Central Europe
CAS HI 332/IR 349 History of International Relations, 1900–45
CAS HI 336 History of World Wars, 1914–1945
CAS HI 342 Imperialism and Independence
CAS HI 344 Greece in the Modern World System: From Independence to Eurozone Membership
CAS HI 358 Twentieth-Century European Thought and Culture
CAS HI 426 Music and Ideas from Mozart to the Jazz Age
CAS HI 434 Monarchy in Modern Britain
CAS HI 440 Refugee Hollywood (1933–1950)
CAS HI 507: Three Revolutions
*CAS HI 510 Topics in Legal History
CAS HI 514/PH 412/PO 592 Enlightenment and Its Critics
CAS HI 533/IR 514 Empire and Power: British Foreign Policy, 1782–Present
CAS HI 537 World War II: Causes, Course, Consequences
CAS HI 538/IR 538 France, Europe, and the World: The History of French Foreign Relations in Modern Times

CAS AH 295 History of Photography
CAS AH 380 Romanticism in Europe
CAS AH 389: Impressionism
CAS AH 391 Twentieth-Century Art to 1940
CAS AH 392 Twentieth-Century Art from 1940 to 1980
CAS AH 393 Contemporary Art: 1980 to Now
CAS AH 398 Twentieth-Century Architecture
*CAS AH 497 Seminar: Contemporary Art
CAS AH 503: Art Historical Methods
*CAS AH 520 The Museum and Historical Agency
*CAS AH 585 Twentieth-Century Architecture and Urbanism
*CAS AH 589: Topics in Nineteenth-Century Art

CAS IR 250/PO 343 Europe and International Relations
CAS IR 325/HI 229 The Great Powers and the Eastern Mediterranean
CAS IR 333 Non-State Actors in International Relations
CAS IR 341/HI 278 Central Europe
CAS IR 362/PO 341 European Politics
CAS IR 373 Global Governance and International Organization
CAS IR 452/PO 539 Topics in European Politics and Culture
CAS IR 454 Forced Migration and Human Trafficking: Virtual Policy Incubator
*CAS IR 500 Topics in International Relations
CAS IR 510 Comparative Immigration and Racial Politics
CAS IR 514 Empire and Power: British Foreign Policy, 1782–Present
CAS IR 538/HI 538 France, Europe, and the World: The History of French Foreign Relations in Modern Times
CAS IR 542 The Reemergence of Russia
CAS IR 543 The Changing Face of Eastern Europe
CAS IR 545 The Arctic and Global Politics
CAS IR 546 Power and Legitimacy: Ideology as a Political Tool
CAS IR 550/PO 535 European Integration
CAS IR 551/PO 536 Social Europe: Identity, Citizenship, and the Welfare State
CAS IR 552/PO 544 Nordic Europe
CAS IR 589/PO 582 North Atlantic/European Security Issues
CAS IR 596/PO 529 Globalization and Contemporary Capitalism in Advanced Industrialized Nations

LAW JD 880 European Union Law

German

CAS LG 250 Masterpieces of German Literature (in English translation)
CAS LG 280 Topics in German Culture (in English translation) (variable topics)
CAS LG 282 Marx, Nietzsche, Freud (in English translation)
CAS LG 283 The Faust Tradition
CAS LG 307: Contemporary Cultural Issues in the German-Speaking World
CAS LG 320 German Media and Popular Culture
CAS LG 325 Modern German History and Culture through Film
CAS LG 350 Introduction to German Literature
CAS LG 387 Weimar Cinema (taught in English)
CAS LG 450 Origins of German Culture
CAS LG 453 Romanticism
CAS LG 455 Twentieth Century Culture: Before 1945
CAS LG 461 German Poetry
CAS LG 463 German Theatre
CAS LG 470 Topics in German Culture (Topic for Spring 2018: Fin-de-Siecle Vienna)

Russian

CAS LR 250 Classics of Russian Prose (in English translation)
CAS LR 281 Tolstoy (in English translation)
CAS LR 282 Russian Prose Classics of the Twentieth Century (in English translation)
CAS LR 285 Tolstoy and Dostoyevsky (in English translation)
CAS LR 289 Russian Culture (in English translation)
CAS LR 355 Chekhov: The Stories and Plays (in English translation)
CAS LR 383 Russian Literature and Spirituality (in English translation)
CAS LR 440 Russian Drama
CAS LR 443 Contemporary Russian Culture
CAS LR 451 Topics in Nineteenth-Century Russian Literature
CAS LR 456 Topics in Twentieth-Century Russian Literature

Comparative Literature

CAS XL 222 Introduction to Comparative Literature: Western Literature (in English translation)
CAS XL 281/RN 385 Holocaust Literature and Film (in English translation)
CAS XL 351/LG 283 The Faust Tradition
*CAS XL 381 Topics in Gender and Literature (in English translation)
CAS XL 383/LI 555/RN 555 Dante’s Hell (in English translation)
*CAS XL 470 Topics in Comparative Literature
CAS XL 540 Theory and Practice of Literary Translation
*CAS XL 550 Topics in Literary Criticism
*CAS XL 560/RN 524 Topics in Religion and Literature

CAS PH 248 Existentialism
CAS PH 253: Social Philosophy
CAS PH 310 History of Modern Philosophy
CAS PH 410 Continental Rationalism
CAS PH 412/HI 514/PO 592 Philosophy of the Enlightenment
CAS PH 413 Kant
CAS PH 416 Hegel
CAS PH 418/PO 498 Marx and Marxism
CAS PH 419 Nietzsche
CAS PH 422 Analytic Philosophy
CAS PH 424 Wittgenstein
CAS PH 426 Phenomenology
CAS PH 427 Heidegger and Existential Philosophy
CAS PH 453/PO 495 Theories of Political Society

CAS PO 221 British Political Institutions
CAS PO 324/IR 340 Comparative Public Policy
*CAS PO 330 Special Topics in Comparative Politics (Topics for Fall 2017: Section A1: Europe in Crisis, Section A2: Democratic Backsliding)
CAS PO 341/IR 362 European Politics
CAS PO 343/IR 250 Europe and International Relations
CAS PO 392 Modern Political Theory
CAS PO 528/IR 723 The Political Economy of Advanced Industrialized Societies
CAS PO 535/IR 550 European Integration
CAS PO 536/IR 551 Social Europe: Identity, Citizenship, and the Welfare State
CAS PO 537/IR 537 The British Political System
CAS PO 539/IR 452 Topics in European Politics and Culture
CAS PO 542 Immigration: Politics and Policy

CAS RN 328 Judaism in the Modern Period
CAS RN 329 Modern Jewish Thought
CAS RN 344 Islam and the West
CAS RN 384 The Holocaust
CAS RN 385: Representations of the Holocaust in Literature and Film
CAS RN 439: Jewish Bioethics and Holocaust Studies
CAS RN 459 Primo Levi within Holocaust Literature
CAS RN 460 Seminar on the Holocaust
CAS RN 470/HI 407 Topics in Medieval Religious Culture (variable topics)
*CAS RN 524/XL 560 Topics in Religion and Literature

French

*CAS LF 303 French Composition and Conversation I
*CAS LF 304 French Composition and Conversation II
CAS LF 307 French Arts and Society
CAS LF 308 French Through Film and Media
CAS LF 309 French in the World
CAS LF 311 French Popular Culture
CAS LF 341 Contemporary Trends in French Culture and Society
CAS LF 348 France Past to Postmodern: French Civilization Through Film
CAS LF 350 Introduction to the Analysis of French Texts
CAS LF 351 Introduction to the French Novel
CAS LF 452 The Age of Versailles
CAS LF 453 The French Enlightenment (variable topics)
CAS LF 455 Studies in Nineteenth-Century French Literature
CAS LF 456 The Postcolonial Novel
CAS LF 469/CI 490 New French Identities: Immigration and Citizenship in French Cinema
CAS LF 550 Studies in Eighteenth-Century French Literature
CAS LF 556 French Cinema and Literature
CAS LF 569 Topics in Francophone Writing
CAS LF 570 Topics in Twentieth-Century/Twenty-First-Century French Literature (variable topics)
CAS LF 571 Topics in Nineteenth-Century French Literature (variable topics)

Italian

CAS LI 283 Twentieth-Century Culture and the Italian Film (in English translation)
CAS LI 311 Politics and Culture in 20th Century Italy
CAS LI 312 Italy on the Cutting Edge
CAS LI 313 Italian Media and Popular Culture
CAS LI 352 Italian Literature III: Modern Period
CAS LI 450 The Novel in Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Italy
CAS LI 459/RN 459/XL 459 Primo Levi within Holocaust Literature
CAS LI 473 The Masters of Italian Cinema
CAS LI 590 Topics in Modern Italian Literature and Criticism

Spanish

*CAS LS 307 Literature and the Arts
*CAS LS 308 Spanish Film and Media
CAS LS 350 Introduction to Analysis of Hispanic Texts
CAS LS 450 Contemporary Spanish Literature
CAS LS 454 Survey of Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Spanish Literature
CAS LS 504 History of the Spanish Language
*CAS LS 575 Topics in Peninsular Literature
*CAS LS 579 Topics in Hispanic Cinemas

CAS SO 203 Introduction to Sociological Theories
CAS SO 303 Substantive Themes in Sociological Theory

 

*These courses in literature and the arts may sometimes be credited toward the European Studies major, but only with advisor approval and when the topic is developed through central focus on European works, contexts, issues, movements, and engagements.

Note: Courses not listed above may fulfill European Studies program requirements with prior approval from the program director