Romance Studies (ROMS)Arts and Sciences

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ROMS 1102

We tell stories for myriad reasons: to entertain, to console, to teach, to persuade, to discover and explore both our inner lives and the world we inhabit.  Stories are among the prime ways in which we ... view course details

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS: The Decameron

  • 17629ROMS 1102  SEM 101

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ROMS 1112

This course proposes to explore Dante Alighieri's Divine Comedy as an ethical document designed not merely to describe "the state of souls after death," but as a means of instructing its readers about ... view course details

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17551ROMS 1112  SEM 101

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ROMS 3210

The Romance languages are the lasting imprint of all that happened to the Latin language as it moved through time, territories, and people of many ethnicities.  While the Latin of antiquity retained its ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: LING 3321

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16934ROMS 3210  LEC 001

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ROMS 3490

In this course, we will ask how literature helps us to formulate ethical questions, i.e., question for which there is no single, objectively correct answer.  Why literature as opposed to philosophy or ... view course details

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  • 16046ROMS 3490  SEM 101

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ROMS 4176

The language of "capture" left hunting and military idioms at the end of the 19th century to pervade today's aesthetic, scientific, technological and critical lexicons. This course examines how this leap ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: COML 4176VISST 4176

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17168ROMS 4176  SEM 101

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ROMS 4410

There is an astonishing discrepancy between our perception of the Holocaust as a central event of the twentieth century and its marginal place in postwar culture.  It is during those years, nevertheless, ... view course details

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  • 16172ROMS 4410  SEM 101

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ROMS 4430

The fall of "real socialism" in 1990 put an end to the experience of twentieth century Marxism.  Its ideas, debates and controversies could be viewed-historicized and revisited-in a different light.  The ... view course details

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  • 16177ROMS 4430  SEM 101

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ROMS 5080

This practicum is designed to better enable the TAs to meet the needs of their students in the understanding and acquisition of the linguistic forms, notions, and functions covered in their course. view course details

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  • 1 Credit Sat/UnSat

  •  6566ROMS 5080  SEM 101

    • TBA
    • Reyes-Cubides, W

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  • Required for all graduate TAs teaching language for the first time in the Department of romance Studies.

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  • 1 Credit Sat/UnSat

  •  6763ROMS 5080  SEM 102

    • TBA
    • Baraldi, M

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  • Required for all graduate TAs teaching language for the first time in the Department of romance Studies.

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  • 1 Credit Sat/UnSat

  •  6764ROMS 5080  SEM 104

    • TBA
    • Glidja, F

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  • Required for all graduate TAs teaching language for the first time in the Department of romance Studies.

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  • 1 Credit Sat/UnSat

  •  6765ROMS 5080  SEM 105

    • TBA
    • Waldron, C

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  • Required for all graduate TAs teaching language for the first time in the Department of romance Studies.

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  • 1 Credit Sat/UnSat

  •  6766ROMS 5080  SEM 106

    • TBA
    • Teutli, B

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  • Required for all graduate TAs teaching language for the first time in the Department of romance Studies.

ROMS 6410

There is an astonishing discrepancy between our perception of the Holocaust as a central event of the twentieth century and its marginal place in postwar culture.  It is during those years, nevertheless, ... view course details

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  • 16182ROMS 6410  SEM 101

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ROMS 6430

The fall of "real socialism" in 1990 put an end to the experience of twentieth century Marxism. Its ideas, debates and controversies could be viewed-historicized and revisited-in a different light. The ... view course details

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  • 16187ROMS 6430  SEM 101

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