World Cities: Images and Realities
The World Cities Series focuses on the study of major cities through literature, film, and art. Each World Cities course counts towards the Comparative Literature major and the WLL breadth course for all majors within the department.
ALL World Cities courses fulfill the following Hub units: Historical Consciousness, Digital/Multimedia Expression, & Research and Information Literacy
LG 388: World Cities: Berlin
This course explores Berlin’s urban imaginary, investigating cinematic, written and visual texts, architecture and urban planning to witness the complex, exciting, and sometimes tragic history of Berlin and to understand how people make sense of cities in general. Also offered as CAS CI 388.
Please contact Professor Schwartz (firstname.lastname@example.org) with any questions.
LJ 388: World Cities: Tokyo - OFFERED FALL 2020
Explores the past and present of the vibrant city of Tokyo through literature and visual culture. Includes hand-on experiences mapping literary spaces. Reading and discussion in English.
Please contact Professor Frederick (email@example.com) with any questions.
LT 388: World Cities: Istanbul - OFFERED FALL 2020
An examination of Istanbul in the global imaginary as it transformed from the Capital of the Ottoman Empire to the cultural capital of the Republic of Turkey through critical analysis of visual and literary texts.
Please contact Professor Micallef (firstname.lastname@example.org) with any questions.