Romance Studies (ROMS)Arts and Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020.

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: Race, Gender and Postcolonial Writing

  • 18282ROMS 1102  SEM 101

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

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS: The Decameron

  • 18283ROMS 1102  SEM 102

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

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS: The Decameron

  • 18284ROMS 1102  SEM 103

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

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS: Spiritual Autobiography

  • 18285ROMS 1102  SEM 104

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

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:Life of the Actor/The Actor of Life

  • 18288ROMS 1109  SEM 101

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

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:On Love

  • 18290ROMS 1113  SEM 101

    • MWFUris Hall 260
    • Rodriguez de Rivera, I

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

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS:Dante's Examined Life

  • 18291ROMS 1113  SEM 102

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

ROMS 1120

In this class, students will learn about animal welfare and conservation through international films. We will discuss wildlife, companion and farm animals in conjunction with human cultures and politics. ... view course details

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 18296ROMS 1120  SEM 101

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

ROMS 4261

Topic:  Simone de Beauvoir & Moral Philosophy. view course details

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  • 17673ROMS 4261  SEM 101

ROMS 4641

This seminar explores Latin American political violence since the 1970s, focusing on the role technology played in internal conflicts called "Dirty Wars," in which the state employed extrajudicial violence ... view course details

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  • 17019ROMS 4641  SEM 101

ROMS 4944

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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  • 16902ROMS 4944  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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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  5985ROMS 5080  SEM 101

    • TBA
    • Bevia, T

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

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  6142ROMS 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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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  6143ROMS 5080  SEM 103

    • TBA
    • Fulginiti, V

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

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  8377ROMS 5080  SEM 104

    • TBA
    • Glidja, F

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  8378ROMS 5080  SEM 105

    • TBA
    • Menard, C

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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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits Graded

  •  8819ROMS 6100  SEM 101

ROMS 6261

Topic: Simone de Beauvoir & Moral Philosophy. view course details

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  • 17674ROMS 6261  SEM 101

ROMS 6481

This seminar investigates the productive relationship that ties literary criticism to media studies in the North-American and European humanities—for the latter we will especially focus on the German-language ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: COML 6481GERST 6481PMA 6481

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16253ROMS 6481  SEM 101

ROMS 6641

This seminar explores Latin American political violence since the 1970s, focusing on the role technology played in internal conflicts called "Dirty Wars," in which the state employed extrajudicial violence ... view course details

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  • 17022ROMS 6641  SEM 101

ROMS 6739

This course will examine Giorgio Agamben's recently completed nine-volume Homo Sacer project. Beginning with Homo Sacer: Sovereign Power and Bare Life (1995) and ending with The Use of Bodies (2015) we ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ENGL 6739

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17357ROMS 6739  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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  • 16906ROMS 6944  SEM 101