Comparative Literature

Colleges: College of Arts & Sciences | Graduate School of Arts & Sciences

Note: Course details for Summer 2019 will be available on December 15. The courses below were offered in Summer 2018 and can serve as a guide to what is typically offered.

College of Arts & Sciences

Topics in Japanese Literature

CAS LJ 451

Topic for Summer 2018: Japanese Popular Culture. Modern Japanese popular culture including manga, anime, fantasy, Takarazuka theater, and detective fiction. Works by Murakami Haruki, Edogawa Rampo, and Tezuka Osamu. In English translation. 4 cr.


Film and Identity in the Islamic World

CAS XL 315

Topic for Summer 2018: Tradition and Modernity in Iranian Literature and Film. Explores the transition from tradition to modernity in Iranian society by examining its depiction in film and literature. Topics include societal strain brought about by urbanization, class struggles, and the role of women in society. 4 cr.


Graduate School of Arts & Sciences

Directed Study in Comparative Literature

GRS XL 951

Prereq: consent of instructor and department. A directed study in the field of comparative literature. May be repeated for credit. 4 cr.