Questions about ECS?

Consult a program representative:

Stephen Dowden
Chair and Undergraduate Advising Head
(781) 736-3218

Alyssa Fabrizio
Academic Administrator
(781) 736-3200

Matthew Chernick
Undergraduate Departmental Representative

Eve Litvak
Undergraduate Departmental Representative

Course Offerings

To view the complete descriptions of the courses that satisfy the requirements for the European Cultural Studies major, please visit the University Bulletin. To view ECS-related courses being offered during the Fall 2015 semester, see below or visit the Schedule of Classes on the University Registrar's website.

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Fall 2015 Courses in European Literature

CLAS 151A: Greece, Rome, Myth, and the Movies

CLAS 170A: Classical Mythology

ENG 1A: Introduction to Literary Studies

ENG 33A: Shakespeare

ENG 152B: Arthurian Literature

FREN 110A: Cultural Representations

GECS 167A: German Cinema: From Berlin and London to Hollywood

GER 109B: Meisterwerke Deutscher Kurzprosa

HISP 110A: Medieval and Early Modern Spanish Literature: Gender, Class, Religion, Power

HISP 120B: Don Quijote

HIST 192B: Romantic and Existentialist Political Thought

ITAL 106A: Advanced Italian through Narrative, Film,and Other Media

ITAL 110A: Introduction to Italian Literature

PHIL 146A: Idea of God

RECS 135A: The Short Story in Russia

RECS 147B: Tolstoy: Freedom, Chance, and Necessity

RECS 154A: The Art of Vladimir Nabokov

Fall 2015 ECS Related Electives

ANTH 144A: The Anthropology of Gender

ANTH 156A: Power and Violence: The Anthropology of Political Systems

ANTH 186B: Linguistic Anthropology

CLAS 115B: Topics in Greek and Roman History

ENG 131A: Comedy: Literature, Film, and Theory

FA 30A: History of Art I: From Antiquity to the Middle Ages

FA 80A: Modern Architecture

FA 149A: The Age of Rubens and Rembrandt

FA 155A: Impressionism: Avant-Garde Rebellion in Context

FA 199A: Methods and Approaches in the History of Art

HIST 110A: The Civilization of the Early Middle Ages

HIST 123A: The Renaissance

HIST 133A: Politics of the Enlightenment

HIST 137B: World War I

HIST 140A: A History of Fashion in Europe

HOID 102B: Knowledge and Power

LING 120B: Syntactic Theory

LING 190B: Topics in Linguistics

MUS 1A: Exploring Western Music

NEJS 112A: The Book of Genesis

NEJS 130A: The New Testament: A Historical Introduction

NEJS 133A: Art, Artifacts, and History: The Material Culture of Modern Jews

NEJS 141A: Russian Jews in the Twentieth Century

NEJS 148B: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Jews and Christians: Sources and Interpretations

PHIL 1A: Introduction to Philosophy

PHIL 13B: The Idea of the Market: Economic Philosophies

PHIL 17A: Introduction to Ethics

PHIL 24A: Philosophy of Religion

PHIL 37A: Philosophy of Language

PHIL 78A: Existentialism

PHIL 109B: Ethics and Emotions

PHIL 114B: Topics in Ethical Theory

PHIL 119A: Human Rights

PHIL 134B: Philosophy of Perception

PHIL 136A: Personal Identity

PHIL 146A: Idea of God

PHIL 161A: Plato

PHIL 168A: Kant

SOC 169B: Issues in Sexuality

SOC 189A: Sociology of Body and Health

WMGS 5A: Women, Genders, and Sexualities