COML 2030

COML 2030

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2020-2021. Courses of Study 2021-2022 is scheduled to publish by July 1.

Take your love for literature, film and media into uncharted waters. This course journeys beyond national, linguistic and disciplinary borders to explore implications of our globalized and technologized world.  Engage in cutting-edge debates in the fields of comparative literature and film and media studies. Exploring texts from across the globe, we'll read authors like Sappho, Ovid,  Kafka, Césaire, Coetzee, Head, Butler, Borges, Lu Xun, Tawada; watch films by Alain Resnais, Michael Snow, Wong Kar-Wai, Ousmène Sembène, Abbas Kiarostami. Topics will include: postcolonial theory, translation, black studies, gender and sexuality studies, ecocriticism, and media studies. Writing assignments will include the analytical college essay and other forms of critical reflection, such as translation and transmedial analysis.

When Offered Fall.

Distribution Category (LA-AS, ALC-AS)

Comments Open to incoming freshmen. Students must apply in writing to chair of the department of Comparative Literature. Students can submit a petition to the Knight Institute to request that this course fulfill the first-year writing requirement.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6802COML 2030  SEM 101

    • TRTo Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Bachner, A

  • Instruction Mode: Planned for In Person
    First semester freshman - by invitation only.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16714COML 2030  SEM 102

    • TRTo Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Castillo, D

  • Instruction Mode: Planned for In Person