COML 3001

COML 3001

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What do comparatists do when we approach our objects of study? What enables or justifies comparison across different languages, different genres, different media, and different disciplines? Does all comparison assume a common ground of some kind (whether historical, formal, conceptual, or ideological), or is comparison inherently ungrounded, provocative, or political? We will explore these questions through examination of a wide range of comparative projects, from those often cited as foundational to the discipline and their most important critics to contemporary comparative projects that are reshaping the discipline and expanding it in new directions. Readings will be complemented by discussions with Cornell faculty and graduate students working in the field.

When Offered Fall.

Permission Note Intended for: current majors and minors and those who intend to declare. Non-majors are welcome if space allows.

Distribution Category (LA-AS, ALC-AS)

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  7320 COML 3001   SEM 101

    • TR Stimson Hall G01
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Bachner, A

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Enrollment limited to current COML Majors or who intend to declare the major. No graduate students.