Romance Studies (ROMS)Arts and Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018.

ROMS 1102

We tell stories for many reasons: to entertain; to seduce; to complain; to think. This course draws upon the literatures and cultures of the romance languages to explore the role of narrative ... view course details

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS: The Cannibal and the Explorer

  • 17716ROMS 1102  SEM 101

  • For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://www.arts.cornell.edu/knight_institute.

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS: Weird Fiction from Latin America and the Worl

  • 17717ROMS 1102  SEM 102

  • For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://www.arts.cornell.edu/knight_institute.

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS: The Decameron

  • 17953ROMS 1102  SEM 103

  • For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://www.arts.cornell.edu/knight_institute

ROMS 1108

What is a culture, and how do we know one when we see it?  This course draws upon the histories and texts of French, Spanish, Italian, and/or Portuguese speaking worlds to discuss issues of identity, ... view course details

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS: Writing Italy

  • 17678ROMS 1108  SEM 102

  • For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://www.arts.cornell.edu/knight_institute.

ROMS 1109

What kind of information do images - in photography, painting, and/or film - convey?  What kind of impact do they have on the minds and the bodies of their audiences?  This course foregrounds the role ... view course details

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS:Women in Horror: A Feminist Perspective

  • 17670ROMS 1109  SEM 101

  • For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://www.arts.cornell.edu/knight_institute.

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS:Human and Non-Human inEuropean Visual Cultures

  • 17671ROMS 1109  SEM 102

  • For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://www.arts.cornell.edu/knight_institute.

ROMS 1113

Some of the most important and intriguing thinkers, from the Middle Ages to postmodernity, have done their thinking in the romance languages.  This course explores a body of work that would be ... view course details

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS:Dante's Examined Life

  • 17712ROMS 1113  SEM 102

  • For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://www.arts.cornell.edu/knight_institute.

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS:Dante's Examined Life

  • 17713ROMS 1113  SEM 103

  • For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://www.arts.cornell.edu/knight_institute.

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS:On Love

  • 17711ROMS 1113  SEM 104

  • For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://www.arts.cornell.edu/knight_institute.

ROMS 1114

What allows us to make assumptions about people based on the way they speak or dress? How can we understand the deeper meaning of a fairy tale or an episode of The Simpsons? What does macaroni and cheese ... view course details

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

ROMS 1120

This course explores the human-animal bond and conflict represented in international films, especially from Hispanic and Francophone countries.  We will discuss wildlife, companion and farm animals in ... view course details

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

ROMS 3802

What is it to be avant-garde? What do avant-gardes want, and for what purposes? How have desires to be avant-garde changed over time? What does it mean to be avant-garde in the 21st century? Focusing on ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: COML 3802ENGL 3902

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18336ROMS 3802  SEM 101

ROMS 4210

The most intense public encounter between Existentialism and Marxism occurred in immediate post-WWII Europe, its structure remaining alive internationally. Existentialist questions have been traced from ... view course details

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ROMS 4225

Poems disrupt the flow of reading. In so doing, rather than rendering them transparent, they call attention to their media – often the page or voice. This course will examine the experimental writing techniques ... view course details

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  • 17021ROMS 4225  SEM 101

ROMS 4350

As an outstanding figure of critical theory in the twentieth century, Siegfried Kracauer left an astonishingly rich body of work spanning literature and the sociology of mass culture, film criticism and ... view course details

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  • 16169ROMS 4350  SEM 101

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

  •  6504ROMS 5080  SEM 101

    • TBA
    • Amigo-Silvestre, S

  • 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

  •  6669ROMS 5080  SEM 102

    • TBA
    • Bevia, M

  • 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

  •  6670ROMS 5080  SEM 103

    • TBA
    • Bevia, T

  • 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

  • 10134ROMS 5080  SEM 104

    • TBA
    • Fulginiti, V

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  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  • 10135ROMS 5080  SEM 105

    • TBA
    • Glidja, F

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  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  • 10136ROMS 5080  SEM 106

    • TBA
    • Torea, T

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  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  • 10137ROMS 5080  SEM 107

    • TBA
    • Staff

ROMS 6070

This seminar takes as its theoretical starting point Hegel's notion of the "prose of the world" to describe the modern age, and the 19th c in particular—an age no longer defined by the exception and heroes, ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: COML 6894GERST 6070

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16849ROMS 6070  SEM 101

  • Taught in English. Anchor course. All texts available in English.

ROMS 6100

Designed to give insight into how to formulate projects, conduct research, and publish one's work, the colloquium offers a venue for faculty-graduate student dialogue in a collegial, intellectual setting.  ... view course details

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  • 2 Credits Graded

  • 18506ROMS 6100  SEM 101

ROMS 6350

As an outstanding figure of critical theory in the twentieth century, Siegfried Kracauer left an astonishingly rich body of work spanning literature and the sociology of mass culture, film criticism and ... view course details

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  • 16170ROMS 6350  SEM 101

ROMS 6944

This course explores the philosophical concept of biopolitics and its diverse translations and/or adaptations across multiple disciplines and across the globe (Africa, Far East, South East Asia, and the ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: COML 6944GOVT 6946

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17280ROMS 6944  SEM 101