Romance Studies (ROMS)Arts and Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2016-2017.

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 Decameron

  • 17494ROMS 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:Based on a True Story

  • 17495ROMS 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:Apocalypse Now in Latin America

  • 17496ROMS 1102  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: The Cannibal and the Explorer

  • 17497ROMS 1102  SEM 104

  • 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: Speculative Fiction—Science Fiction & Fantasy

  • 17881ROMS 1102  SEM 105

  • 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

  • Topic: FWS: Writing Italy

  • 17647ROMS 1108  SEM 101

  • 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: Photographic Fixations

  • 17498ROMS 1109  SEM 101

  • 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: Waste,from Gargantua to Wall-E

  • 17506ROMS 1113  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:Dante's Examined Life

  • 17507ROMS 1113  SEM 102

  • 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 4650

For more than two centuries, revolutions have marked the rhythm of modernity.  In 1780, the original meaning of revolution - an astronomical rotation - was transformed in order to apprehend a social and ... view course details

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  • 16057ROMS 4650  LEC 001

ROMS 5070

Focuses on language teaching as facilitation of learning, thus on the learner's processing of language acquisition and the promotion of reflective teaching. Pedagogical approaches will be addressed from ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  6105ROMS 5070  SEM 101

  • This is the mandatory course for graduate students wishing to TA in Romance Studies.

ROMS 6650

For more than two centuries, revolutions have marked the rhythm of modernity.  In 1780, the original meaning of revolution - an astronomical rotation - was transformed in order to apprehend a social and ... view course details

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  • 16058ROMS 6650  LEC 001

ROMS 6866

Focusing on a range of theories and practices from the historical avant-gardes (futurism, surrealism, constructivism) and their political cognates (fascism, capitalism, communism) to the 21st century's ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: COML 6866GERST 6866

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17723ROMS 6866  SEM 101