Romance Studies (ROMS)Arts and Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2018-2019.

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:Cronica, City, Cinema

  • 17791ROMS 1102  SEM 101

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

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS: Race, Gender and Postcolonial Writing

  • 17792ROMS 1102  SEM 102

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

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS: Writing the Self in French Literature

  • 17793ROMS 1102  SEM 103

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

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS: The Decameron

  • 18163ROMS 1102  SEM 104

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

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:Women Writing the Mediterranean

  • 17794ROMS 1108  SEM 101

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

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS:Feminisms

  • 17795ROMS 1108  SEM 102

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

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS:Found in Translation

  • 17796ROMS 1108  SEM 103

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

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS:France Unveiled

  • 17797ROMS 1108  SEM 104

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

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:Life of the Actor/The Actor of Life

  • 17821ROMS 1109  SEM 102

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

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

  • 17822ROMS 1113  SEM 101

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

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS:Elements of Life

  • 17823ROMS 1113  SEM 102

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

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS:Elements of Life

  • 17824ROMS 1113  SEM 103

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

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS:Montaigne, Descartes and the Human Animal

  • 17825ROMS 1113  SEM 104

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

ROMS 3115

The course will offer an overview of video art, alternative documentary video, and digital installation and networked art. It will analyze four phases of video and new media: (1) the development of video ... view course details

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  • 17132ROMS 3115  SEM 101

ROMS 3220

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  •   Combined with: LING 3322

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17918ROMS 3220  LEC 001

  • Prerequisites: ROMS 3221 or permission of instructor.

ROMS 3560

Psychoanalysis considers the human being not as an object of treatment, but as a subject who is called upon to elaborate an unconscious knowledge about what is disrupting her life, through analysis of ... view course details

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  • 17620ROMS 3560  LEC 001

ROMS 4245

This seminar offers a systematic introduction to methods of literary interpretation from Romanticism to the present, with a particular emphasis on the German roots of hermeneutics and critical thought. ... view course details

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  • 16715ROMS 4245  LEC 001

ROMS 4410

There is an astonishing discrepancy between our perception of the Holocaust as a central event of the twentieth century and its marginal place in postwar culture.  It is during those years, nevertheless, ... view course details

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  • 16629ROMS 4410  SEM 101

ROMS 4635

A far-reaching distrust and crisis of authority seems to be coextensive with the European Enlightenment and modernity—but what is authority? Amidst the different attempts at definition and classification, ... view course details

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  • 16527ROMS 4635  SEM 101

ROMS 4948

The comparative seminar explores pleasure and its relationship with neoliberalism. We will follow adopt an interdisciplinary approach and a historical trajectory, starting with the Ancient world though ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: COML 4948FGSS 4948

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17945ROMS 4948  SEM 101

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

  •  5514ROMS 5070  SEM 101

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

ROMS 6380

Urban Representation Labs are intended to bring students and faculty into direct contact with complex urban representations spanning a wide media spectrum and evoking a broad set of humanist discourses. ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ARCH 6408SHUM 6819

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18244ROMS 6380  SEM 101

ROMS 6410

There is an astonishing discrepancy between our perception of the Holocaust as a central event of the twentieth century and its marginal place in postwar culture.  It is during those years, nevertheless, ... view course details

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  • 17947ROMS 6410  SEM 101

ROMS 6635

A far-reaching distrust and crisis of authority seems to be coextensive with the European Enlightenment and modernity—but what is authority? Amidst the different attempts at definition and classification, ... view course details

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  • 16532ROMS 6635  SEM 101