Comparative Literature (COML)Arts and Sciences

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COML 1104

We live in an image-saturated world. How do we make sense of the moving image and its powerful roles in shaping culture and mediating our relationship with the world? This course will equip students with ... view course details

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17421COML 1104  SEM 101

    • MWF
    • Tian, K

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

COML 1106

In 2015, Japan's SoftBank Robotics Corporation announced the world's first robot with feelings. Many people were excited, many more disturbed. If robots are simply, as the dictionary suggests, machines ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17423COML 1106  SEM 101

    • MWF
    • Aas, O

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

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Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17424COML 1106  SEM 102

    • TR
    • Lambert, M

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

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Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17425COML 1106  SEM 103

    • MWF
    • Zappa, J

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

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Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17426COML 1106  SEM 104

    • MW
    • Karmin, H

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

COML 1119

Explore the culinary tradition and culture of Russia in broad historical, geopolitical and socioeconomic context through the lens of Russian folklore, short stories of Gogol, Chekhov, and Bulgakov, works ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17428COML 1119  SEM 101

    • TR
    • Krivitsky, R

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

COML 2000

This course introduces the field of Visual Studies.  Visual Studies seeks to define and improve our visual relationship to nature and culture after the modern surge in technology and knowledge.  It contains ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: AMST 2000ARTH 2000VISST 2000

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6972COML 2000  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Moisey, A

  •  8500COML 2000  DIS 201

    • W
    • Moisey, A

  •  8501COML 2000  DIS 202

    • W
    • Moisey, A

  •  8502COML 2000  DIS 203

    • R
    • Moisey, A

  •  8503COML 2000  DIS 204

    • R
    • Moisey, A

  •  8504COML 2000  DIS 205

    • F
    • Moisey, A

  •  8505COML 2000  DIS 206

    • F
    • Moisey, A

  • 18441COML 2000  DIS 207

    • R
    • Moisey, A

  • 18442COML 2000  DIS 208

    • F
    • Moisey, A

  • 18482COML 2000  DIS 209

    • R
    • Moisey, A

  • 18483COML 2000  DIS 210

    • F
    • Moisey, A

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. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9367COML 2036  SEM 101

    • MWF
    • Banerjee, A

  • Enrollment limited to: 20 undergraduates.

COML 2580

How is the memory of the Holocaust kept alive by means of the literary and visual imagination? Within the historical context of the Holocaust and how and why it occurred, we shall examine major and widely ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ENGL 2580JWST 2580

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7868COML 2580  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Schwarz, D

COML 2703

From hieroglyphs to HTML, ancient poetry to audiotape, and Plato's cave to virtual reality, "Thinking Media" offers a multidisciplinary introduction to the most influential media formats of the last three ... view course details

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  •  9446COML 2703  LEC 001

    • MWF
    • Born, E

COML 2728

In their acceptance speeches for the Nobel Prize in Literature, both the Egyptian novelist Naguib Mahfouz (1988) and the Turkish novelist Orhan Pamuk (2006) situate their work between Eastern and Western ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: JWST 2728NES 2728

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16480COML 2728  LEC 001

    • MWF
    • Starr, D

COML 2760

"Language is a skin," the critic Roland Barthes once wrote: "I rub my language against the other. It is as if I had words instead of fingers, or fingers at the tip of my words. My language trembles with ... view course details

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  •  8805COML 2760  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Hanson, E

COML 3006

What does it mean to live in the aftermath of slavery? How has the human history of slavery contributed to the production of "natural" values that we take for granted—such as community, property, citizenship, ... view course details

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  • 16487COML 3006  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Vaziri, P

COML 3021

Without literary theory, there is no idea of literature, of criticism, of culture. While exciting theoretical paradigms emerged in the late 20th century, including structuralism and poststructuralism, ... view course details

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  •  8003COML 3021  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Bachner, A

      Caruth, C

COML 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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  •  9276COML 3115  SEM 101

  • Please email Professor Murray (tcm1@cornell.edu) with the following information: Your name and Cornell email address, course code and number you wish to be enrolled (example: COML 3115), if you are a current COML Major, graduation month/year. When you are approved, you will receive a permission number for the pre-enrollment period. Thank you.

COML 3150

Beginning with the mid-nineteenth century, the course traces dynamic relays and reciprocal influences among woodblock prints, maps, fiction, films, anime, comics, and digital arts in Japan. We will consider ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ASIAN 3318VISST 3318

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16696COML 3150  LEC 001

    • MW
    • de Bary, B

COML 3440

Tragedy and its audiences from ancient Greece to modern theater and film. Topics: origins of theatrical conventions; Shakespeare and Seneca; tragedy in modern theater and film. Works studied will include: ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: CLASS 3645PMA 3724

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16277COML 3440  LEC 001

    • MWF
    • Ahl, F

COML 3512

The search for the active, good, or just life has increasingly come under pressure by the socio-political and economic conditions in late Capitalism or, in Deleuze's term, the "society of control." The ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: GERST 3512ROMS 3512

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17288COML 3512  SEM 101

    • TR
    • Siegel, E

COML 3550

"My existence is a scandal," Oscar Wilde once wrote, summing up in an epigram the effect of his carefully cultivated style of perversity and paradox. Through their celebration of "art for art's sake" and ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ENGL 3550FGSS 3550LGBT 3550

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16592COML 3550  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Hanson, E

COML 3800

As globalization draws the Americas ever closer together, reshaping our sense of a common and uncommon American culture, what claims might be made for a distinctive, diverse poetry and poetics of the America? ... view course details

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  •  8375COML 3800  SEM 101

    • TR
    • Monroe, J

COML 4200

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

  •  6158COML 4200  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Ahl, F

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7440COML 4200  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Bachner, A

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7231COML 4200  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Caruth, C

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7232COML 4200  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Castillo, D

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7649COML 4200  IND 612

    • TBA
    • Diabate, N

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7233COML 4200  IND 613

    • TBA
    • Dubreuil, L

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7234COML 4200  IND 618

    • TBA
    • Melas, N

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7235COML 4200  IND 619

    • TBA
    • Monroe, J

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9587COML 4200  IND 622

    • TBA
    • Pinkus, K

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7236COML 4200  IND 623

    • TBA
    • Pollak, N

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8710COML 4200  IND 631

    • TBA
    • Shoer, S

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9625COML 4200  IND 644

    • TBA
    • Waite, G

COML 4251

The most intense public encounter between Existentialism and Marxism occurred in immediate post-WWII Europe, its structure remaining alive internationally. Existentialist questions have been traced from ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: GERST 4210GOVT 4015ROMS 4210

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17332COML 4251  SEM 101

    • MW
    • Waite, G

COML 4290

What kinds of poetry might be usefully characterized as "postcolonial" and what are the stakes of such a designation? How common, variable, translatable are values deemed "postcolonial" for particular ... view course details

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  • 17903COML 4290  SEM 101

    • T
    • Monroe, J

  • Enrollment limited to: 15 students.

COML 4353

As a philosophical approach to culture and society emerging out of European contexts, Critical Theory has traditionally excluded questions about the history of racial difference. Yet Critical Theory's ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: COML 6353GOVT 4356GOVT 6356

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18029COML 4353  SEM 101

    • R
    • Vaziri, P

  • Enrollment limited to: 15 students. As a philosophical approach to culture and society emerging out of European contexts, Critical Theory has traditionally excluded questions about the history of racial difference. Yet Critical Theory’s insights into processes of subject formation, social relations, mass culture, and general emancipatory drive continue to inform and be of value to scholars of race concerned with the everyday production and transmission of ideas about normative humanity. This course explores contemporary critical scholarship on race, as defined by its relationship to anti-positivist epistemologies, theories of the subject, critiques of traditional ontology and of the aesthetic, and engagement with postcolonial theory, environmental humanities, indigenous studies, and the Black radical tradition. Some familiarity with key figures and ideas in postcolonial studies and Black studies is desirable, but not necessary. Readings will include Sylvia Wynter, Frantz Fanon, Denise Ferreira da Silva, Fred Moten, Kathryn Yusoff, Tiffany Lethabo King, Ronald Judy, Immanuel Kant, Martin Heidegger, Michel Foucault, and Jacques Derrida

COML 4429

This extraordinary figure died in 1941, and his death  is emblematic of the intellectual depredations of Nazism. Yet since World War II, his influence, his reputation, and his fascination for scholars ... view course details

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  • 17043COML 4429  SEM 101

    • T
    • Boyarin, J

COML 4623

The modern world relies on a vast array of natural resources to drive its activities, but for most of human history, animals have provided energy to people. Animals were, and often still are, the energy ... view course details

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  • 16935COML 4623  SEM 101

    • T
    • Kirk, A

COML 4624

The concept of tradition often takes a back seat to modernity, but what does it mean to be part of a tradition? How does tradition revitalize and challenge received views and stimulate individual talent? ... view course details

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  • 17027COML 4624  SEM 101

    • W
    • Redfield, J

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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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  7542COML 4930  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Caruth, C

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

  •  8384COML 4940  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Pinkus, K

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  8112COML 4940  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Ahl, F

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  7862COML 4940  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Bachner, A

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  7237COML 4940  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Banerjee, A

  • If you do not see the faculty member you wish to work with, please use 601.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  8113COML 4940  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Caruth, C

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  7238COML 4940  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Castillo, D

  • If you do not see the faculty member you wish to work with, please use 601.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  7623COML 4940  IND 612

    • TBA
    • Diabate, N

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  7239COML 4940  IND 613

    • TBA
    • Dubreuil, L

  • If you do not see the faculty member you wish to work with, please use 601.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  7242COML 4940  IND 618

    • TBA
    • Melas, N

  • If you do not see the faculty member you wish to work with, please use 601.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  7243COML 4940  IND 619

    • TBA
    • Monroe, J

  • If you do not see the faculty member you wish to work with, please use 601.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  9515COML 4940  IND 622

    • TBA
    • Pinkus, K

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  7244COML 4940  IND 623

    • TBA
    • Pollak, N

  • If you do not see the faculty member you wish to work with, please use 601.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  8655COML 4940  IND 629

    • TBA
    • Mohanty, S

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  8704COML 4940  IND 630

    • TBA
    • Suber, P

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  9623COML 4940  IND 633

    • TBA
    • Keller, P

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  9484COML 4940  IND 636

    • TBA
    • McBride, P

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  9485COML 4940  IND 637

    • TBA
    • Schwarz, D

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  9486COML 4940  IND 638

    • TBA
    • Gilbert, R

COML 4945

The course examines how postcolonial African writers and filmmakers engage with and revise controversial images of bodies and sexuality--genital cursing, same-sex desire, HIV/AIDS, genital surgeries, etc. ... view course details

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  • 18010COML 4945  SEM 101

    • TR
    • Diabate, N

  • Enrollment limited to: 15 students.

COML 4996

This seminar explores what German literature and thought, especially the tradition of Critical Theory, can teach us about living in the anthropocene. Taking off from Kant's four questions for ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: COML 6895GERST 4351GERST 6351

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17284COML 4996  SEM 101

    • M
    • Fleming, P

COML 6137

What are the emotive forces that drive, inform, enable, disrupt, violate or energize narrative structures and the stories we tell? Critics from Sorel, Benjamin, Schmitt, Arendt to Derrida, Zizek and Balibar ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: GERST 6525

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17296COML 6137  SEM 101

    • R
    • Schwarz, A

COML 6159

Without literary theory, there is no idea of literature, of criticism, of culture. While exciting theoretical paradigms emerged in the late 20th century, including structuralism and poststructuralism, ... view course details

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  •  8695COML 6159  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Bachner, A

      Caruth, C

COML 6160

The course provides an introduction to various aspects of translation theory, and emphasizes relations between translation theory and trauma theory, post-structuralism, post-colonial theory, and debates ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ASIAN 6619VISST 6619

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16698COML 6160  SEM 101

    • T
    • de Bary, B

COML 6200

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

  •  7632COML 6200  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Bachner, A

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7240COML 6200  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Banerjee, A

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8107COML 6200  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Caruth, C

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7241COML 6200  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Castillo, D

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8108COML 6200  IND 612

    • TBA
    • Diabate, N

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8109COML 6200  IND 613

    • TBA
    • Dubreuil, L

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8110COML 6200  IND 618

    • TBA
    • Melas, N

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8111COML 6200  IND 619

    • TBA
    • Monroe, J

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8714COML 6200  IND 631

    • TBA
    • Boyarin, J

COML 6221

"All decolonization," wrote Frantz Fanon, "is successful at the level of description."  With a focus on the difference between description and critique and on the uneven relation between the academic project ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17896COML 6221  SEM 101

    • W
    • Melas, N

  • Enrollment limited to: 15 students. “All decolonization,” wrote Frantz Fanon, “is successful at the level of description.” With a focus on the difference between description and critique and on the uneven relation between the academic project underlying the subfield of postcolonial studies and histories of colonialism and aspirations to decolonization across the twentieth century, this seminar will offer a retrospective survey on the assemblage of texts that has come under the name “Postcolonial Theory” and inquire into its purchase on this present with particular emphasis on questions of indigeneity and environmental crisis. Authors may include: Edward Said, Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, Homi Bhabha, Frantz Fanon, Amilcar Cabral, Aimé Césaire, Edouard Glissant, Achille Mbembe, Sylvia Wynter, David Scott, Leela Gandhi, Marlene Nourbese Philip, Jason Moore, Glenn Coulthard, Dipesh Chakrabarty, Rob Nixon.

COML 6350

What kinds of poetry might be usefully characterized as "postcolonial" and what are the stakes of such a designation? How common, variable, translatable are values deemed "postcolonial" for particular ... view course details

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  • 18169COML 6350  SEM 101

    • T
    • Monroe, J

  • Enrollment limited to: 15 students.

COML 6353

As a philosophical approach to culture and society emerging out of European contexts, Critical Theory has traditionally excluded questions about the history of racial difference. Yet Critical Theory's ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: COML 4353GOVT 4356GOVT 6356

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18031COML 6353  SEM 101

    • R
    • Vaziri, P

  • Enrollment limited to: 15 students. As a philosophical approach to culture and society emerging out of European contexts, Critical Theory has traditionally excluded questions about the history of racial difference. Yet Critical Theory’s insights into processes of subject formation, social relations, mass culture, and general emancipatory drive continue to inform and be of value to scholars of race concerned with the everyday production and transmission of ideas about normative humanity. This course explores contemporary critical scholarship on race, as defined by its relationship to anti-positivist epistemologies, theories of the subject, critiques of traditional ontology and of the aesthetic, and engagement with postcolonial theory, environmental humanities, indigenous studies, and the Black radical tradition. Some familiarity with key figures and ideas in postcolonial studies and Black studies is desirable, but not necessary. Readings will include Sylvia Wynter, Frantz Fanon, Denise Ferreira da Silva, Fred Moten, Kathryn Yusoff, Tiffany Lethabo King, Ronald Judy, Immanuel Kant, Martin Heidegger, Michel Foucault, and Jacques Derrida.

COML 6370

After having been reduced to a mere ideological formation of bourgeois origin, aesthetics has recently made a strong comeback in the field of theory. This course probes the reasons for this historical ... view course details

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  • 17303COML 6370  SEM 101

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    • Gilgen, P

COML 6631

The terms "Marx" and "Marxisms" have meant different things to different people, beginning with Marx himself and continuing in his legacy today.  As obviously, this legacy remains global (Europe, North ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: GERST 6100GOVT 6706SPAN 6100

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17307COML 6631  SEM 101

    • T
    • Waite, G

COML 6784

This seminar will offer a critical examination of the literature of perversion (sadism, masochism, fetishism), with readings drawn from major texts of the libertine or S/M traditions (Sade, Sacher-Masoch, ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: FREN 6580

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17128COML 6784  SEM 101

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    • McNulty, T

COML 6895

This seminar explores what German literature and thought, especially the tradition of Critical Theory, can teach us about living in the anthropocene. Taking off from Kant's four questions for ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: COML 4996GERST 4351GERST 6351

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17286COML 6895  SEM 101

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    • Fleming, P