Comparative Literature (COML)Arts and Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2021-2022. Courses of Study 2022-2023 is scheduled to publish mid-June.

COML 2030

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 ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6313 COML 2030   SEM 101

    • TR To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Banerjee, A

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Invitation course. Permission of instructor required. Open to: incoming freshmen. Students must apply in writing to chair of the department of Comparative Literature.

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16686 COML 2030   SEM 103

    • MWF To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Monroe, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Invitation course. Permission of instructor required. Open to: incoming freshmen. Students must apply in writing to chair of the department of Comparative Literature.

COML 2036

Literature has long been understood as a window into the human condition, with nature serving as its mere backdrop. How would our relationship with literature change if we reversed this hierarchy? In an ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17731 COML 2036   SEM 101

    • TR To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Banerjee, A

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Undergraduates only.

COML 2051

The primary work of this course is researching, editing, and writing articles about poetry on Wikipedia.  The course follows two related tracks: studying poetry and learning how to make it accessible to ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8044 COML 2051   SEM 101

    • MWF To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Pollak, N

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

COML 2251

Where do we get our images of poets, and of poetry? Along with the images we find in poems themselves, how do poetry and poets figure in fiction and film, in music and popular culture? How do such figures ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ENGL 2951

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17765 COML 2251   SEM 101

    • MWF To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Monroe, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

COML 2400

From the radical manifestos of revolutionaries to the satirical plays of union organizers, from new, experimental novels to poetry, visual art, and music, this course examines Latino/a literature published ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: AMST 2401ENGL 2400LSP 2400

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 19276 COML 2400   SEM 101

    • TR To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Castillo, D

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

COML 2754

This course examines Near East's rich and diverse literary heritage. We will read a selection of influential and wondrous texts from ancient to modern times, spanning geographically from the Iberian peninsula ... view course details

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Syllabi:
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: JWST 2754NES 2754SHUM 2754

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7849 COML 2754   LEC 001

    • TR To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Starr, D

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

COML 3001

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 ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  7320 COML 3001   SEM 101

    • TR To Be Assigned
    • 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.

COML 3261

Global Cinema I and II together offer an overview of international film history from the late nineteenth century to today. Through a focus on key films and significant epochs, the course traces the evolution ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PMA 3550PMA 6550VISST 3175

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7064 COML 3261   LEC 001

    • TR To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Haenni, S

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

COML 3314

This course examines Korean literature and performance traditions from the Chosŏn dynasty (1392-1910) to the present. Through hands-on performance workshops, the course enables students to experience how ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ASIAN 3314ASIAN 6614COML 6314

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16681 COML 3314   LEC 001

    • MW To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Yi, I

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

COML 3458

We will engage the political thinking of Jacques Derrida, attempt to disinter and engage attitudes toward history, ancestry, and progress in the radical nineteenth century, and consider the possible relevance ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 17794 COML 3458   SEM 101

    • W To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Boyarin, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

COML 3708

No description available. view course details

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  • 16808 COML 3708   SEM 101

    • W To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Vaziri, P

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    What does the representation of sexual encounter in the Arabian Nights ('Alf layla-wa layla) have to do with a politics of race and gender? This course explores the millenia-long history of mediations and translations of this ancient Perso-Arabic text across literature, film, and popular culture, in the Middle East and in Europe. We will pay attention to the transmission of phobic tropes about female sexuality and miscegenation, or "interracial" sex as they manifest in various versions of 1001 Nights across time and space.

COML 4040

Fictions of dictatorship, as termed by scholar Lucy Burns, denote both the narratives and spectacles produced by authoritarian governments and the performances, events, and cultural objects that work against ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 16765 COML 4040   SEM 101

    • W To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Balance, C

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

COML 4190

COML 4190 and COML 4200 may be taken independently of each other. Undergraduate student and faculty advisor to determine course of study and credit hours. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4573 COML 4190   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Pinkus, K

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies
    Permission of instructor required. To apply for independent study, please complete the on-line form at data.arts.cornell.edu/as-stus/indep_study_intro.cfm.

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5905 COML 4190   IND 603

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Bachner, A

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5908 COML 4190   IND 604

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Banerjee, A

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5907 COML 4190   IND 607

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Castillo, D

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5906 COML 4190   IND 612

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Diabate, N

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8240 COML 4190   IND 613

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Dubreuil, L

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8270 COML 4190   IND 615

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Fuhrmann, A

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8241 COML 4190   IND 616

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Vaziri, P

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5909 COML 4190   IND 619

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Monroe, J

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6959 COML 4190   IND 620

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Murray, T

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5910 COML 4190   IND 622

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Pinkus, K

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5911 COML 4190   IND 623

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Pollak, N

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6172 COML 4190   IND 629

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Fleming, P

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8242 COML 4190   IND 634

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Lorenz, P

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

COML 4250

This is an introduction to the three 'master thinkers' who have helped determine the discourses of modernity and post-modernity. We consider basic aspects of their work: (a) specific critical and historical ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: GERST 4250GOVT 4735

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16619 COML 4250   LEC 001

    • MW To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Waite, G

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

COML 4281

What happens when Greta Thunberg tears into the EU? Or Banksy interrupts Disney World? Or Black Lives Matters confronts the justice system? How can we help local communities use media to address their ... view course details

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Syllabi:
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one seminar and one studio. Combined with: ENGL 4705INFO 4940INFO 6940

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7441 COML 4281   SEM 101

    • W To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • McKenzie, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  7442 COML 4281   STU 501

    • F To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • McKenzie, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

COML 4451

Examines the new cinemas of Southeast Asia and their engagement with contemporary discourses of gender and sexuality. It pays special attention to the ways in which sexuality and gendered embodiment are ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •  7294 COML 4451   LEC 001

    • W To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Fuhrmann, A

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

COML 4930

Times TBA individually in consultation with director of Senior Essay Colloquium. Approximately 50 pages to be written over the course of two semesters in the student's senior year under the direction of ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  4356 COML 4930   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Pinkus, K

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies
    If you do not see the faculty member you wish to work with, please use 601.

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  5912 COML 4930   IND 603

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Bachner, A

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  5913 COML 4930   IND 604

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Banerjee, A

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  5914 COML 4930   IND 607

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Castillo, D

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  5915 COML 4930   IND 612

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Diabate, N

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  6757 COML 4930   IND 613

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Dubreuil, L

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  8271 COML 4930   IND 615

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Fuhrmann, A

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  6760 COML 4930   IND 616

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Vaziri, P

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  5916 COML 4930   IND 619

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Monroe, J

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  5917 COML 4930   IND 622

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Pinkus, K

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  5918 COML 4930   IND 623

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Pollak, N

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  8208 COML 4930   IND 629

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Fleming, P

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  8209 COML 4930   IND 634

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Lorenz, P

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

COML 4940

Times TBA individually in consultation with director of Senior Essay Colloquium. Approximately 50 pages to be written over the course of two semesters in the student's senior year under the direction of ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6307 COML 4940   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Pinkus, K

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies
    Prerequisite: COML 4930.

COML 6190

This course gives students the opportunity to work with a selected instructor to pursue special interests or research not treated in regularly scheduled courses. After getting permission of the instructor, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4574 COML 6190   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Pinkus, K

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies
    This course gives students the opportunity to work with a selected instructor to pursue special interests or research not treated in regularly scheduled courses. After getting permission of the instructor, students should enroll online in the instructor's section. Enrolled students are required to provide the department with a course description and/or syllabus along with the instructor's approval by the end of the first week of classes.

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5919 COML 6190   IND 603

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Bachner, A

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5920 COML 6190   IND 604

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Banerjee, A

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5921 COML 6190   IND 607

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Castillo, D

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5922 COML 6190   IND 612

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Diabate, N

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8210 COML 6190   IND 613

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Dubreuil, L

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8272 COML 6190   IND 615

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Fuhrmann, A

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7127 COML 6190   IND 616

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Vaziri, P

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5923 COML 6190   IND 619

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Monroe, J

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7128 COML 6190   IND 620

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5924 COML 6190   IND 622

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Pinkus, K

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5925 COML 6190   IND 623

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Pollak, N

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8211 COML 6190   IND 629

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Fleming, P

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8213 COML 6190   IND 634

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Lorenz, P

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7281 COML 6190   IND 643

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

COML 6314

This course examines Korean literature and performance traditions from the Chosŏn dynasty (1392-1910) to the present. Through hands-on performance workshops, the course enables students to experience how ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ASIAN 3314ASIAN 6614COML 3314

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16683 COML 6314   LEC 001

    • MW To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Yi, I

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

COML 6458

We will engage the political thinking of Jacques Derrida, attempt to disinter and engage attitudes toward history, ancestry, and progress in the radical nineteenth century, and consider the possible relevance ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 17795 COML 6458   SEM 101

    • W To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Boyarin, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

COML 6465

No description available. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ASRC 6207ENGL 6207FGSS 6207

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 18169 COML 6465   SEM 101

    • W To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Boyce Davies, C

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

COML 6630

This graduate seminar provides a basic introduction to the thinking of Nietzsche and Heidegger, and to the latter's interpretation and appropriation of the former. A major concern is the articulation of ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: GERST 6630

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16623 COML 6630   SEM 101

    • M To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Waite, G

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

COML 6651

Examines the new cinemas of Southeast Asia and their engagement with contemporary discourses of gender and sexuality. It pays special attention to the ways in which sexuality and gendered embodiment are ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •  7296 COML 6651   LEC 001

    • W To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Fuhrmann, A

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

COML 6686

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ASIAN 6621

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16668 COML 6686   SEM 101

    • W To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Admussen, N

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Course intended for graduate students only.

COML 6730

No description available. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: GERST 6730

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18285 COML 6730   SEM 101

    • T To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Fleming, P

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Enrollment limited to graduate students.

COML 6920

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Syllabi:
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ENGL 6725PMA 6920

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17318 COML 6920   SEM 101

    • T
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Murray, T

  • Instruction Mode: In Person