Romance Studies (ROMS)Arts and Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018.

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: Victors, Virgins &Villains-Gender/Sex/Pwr

  • 17670ROMS 1102  SEM 101

    • MWF
    • Sieffert, A

  • 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 Decameron

  • 17671ROMS 1102  SEM 102

    • MWF
    • Andreoni, G

  • 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

  • 17659ROMS 1108  SEM 101

    • MW
    • Eibenstein-Alvisi, I

  • 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:Women Writing Mediterranean

  • 17660ROMS 1108  SEM 102

    • MW
    • von Wittelsbach, K

  • 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 Latin American Posthuman

  • 17661ROMS 1108  SEM 103

    • TR
    • Antezana Quiroga, S

  • 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: French Film—1895 to the Present

  • 17672ROMS 1109  SEM 101

    • TR
    • Huelster, N

  • 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:Dante's Examined Life

  • 17662ROMS 1113  SEM 101

    • MWF
    • Eibenstein-Alvisi, I

  • 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:On Love

  • 17663ROMS 1113  SEM 102

    • MWF
    • Rodriguez de Rivera, I

  • 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

  • 17664ROMS 1114  SEM 101

    • MWF
    • Alkire, T

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

ROMS 1120

This course explores the human-animal bond and conflict represented in international films, especially from Hispanic and Francophone countries.  We will discuss wildlife, companion and farm animals in ... view course details

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17665ROMS 1120  SEM 101

    • TR
    • Bachminska, E

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

ROMS 2021

This course explores the human dimension of climate change, arguably the most significant crisis ever to confront humanity. Of course, changes in the climate are natural, but it is almost universally knowledged ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: COML 2021EAS 2021

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16377ROMS 2021  SEM 101

    • TR
    • Pinkus, K

ROMS 3750

In 1849, Théophile Gautier described Bohemianism as "love of art and hatred of the bourgeois."  For almost two centuries, between Montmartre in Paris and Greenwich Village in New York, passing through ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 15870ROMS 3750  SEM 101

    • TR
    • Traverso, E

ROMS 4370

In the last decades, "Holocaust Studies" witnessed an extraordinary expansion, covering different fields of scholarship, from history to literature, from philosophy to aesthetics.  This seminar will retrace ... view course details

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  • 15871ROMS 4370  SEM 101

    • W
    • Traverso, E

ROMS 4625

In this seminar we will sustain a particular reading of post-1984 Mexico-US border cultural production as "undocumentation." Specifically, we will focus on performance, conceptual, and cinematic practices ... view course details

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  • 16495ROMS 4625  SEM 101

    • R
    • Carroll, A

ROMS 4830

This course introduces students to some of the masterpieces of the Middle Ages, enduring examples of what Dante Alighieri famously calls "vulgar eloquence": the idea that relatively new and popular languages ... view course details

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  • 15859ROMS 4830  SEM 101

    • R
    • Howie, C

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

  •  5619ROMS 5070  SEM 101

    • M
    • Redmond, M

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

ROMS 6370

In the last decades, "Holocaust Studies" witnessed an extraordinary expansion, covering different fields of scholarship, from history to literature, from philosophy to aesthetics.  This seminar will retrace ... view course details

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  • 15874ROMS 6370  SEM 101

    • W
    • Traverso, E