Questions about ECS?

Consult a program representative:

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

Alyssa Ring
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 Spring 2016 semester, see below or visit the Schedule of Classes on the University Registrar's website.

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Spring 2016 Comparative Literature Seminars

COML 100A: Introduction to Global Literature

ENG 78B: Modernism, Atheism, God

HUM 10A: The Western Canon

POL 194A: Politics and the Novel

Spring 2016 Courses in European Literature

CLAS 166A: Medieval Literature: A Millennium of God, Sex, and Death

ENG 1A: Introduction to Literary Studies

ENG 45B: Romanticism: Gods, Nature, Loneliness, Dreams

ENG 78B: Modernism, Atheism, God

ENG 80B: The Tale

ENG 173A: Spenser and Milton

FREN 111A: The Republic

GER 103A: German Culture Through Film

GER 120B: Deutsche Mäerchen

HIST 170A: Italian Films, Italian Histories

ITAL 120B: Modern Italian Literature

PHIL 177B: Simone Weil

POL 194A: Politics and the Novel

RECS 146A: Creative Genius: The Case of Dostoevsky

RUS 153A: Advanced Russian Language through 19th Century Literature

Spring 2016 ECS Related Electives

ANTH 127A: Medicine, Body, and Culture

ANTH 139B: Language, Ethnicity, and Nationalism

CLAS 133A: The Art and Archaeology of Ancient Greece

CLAS 150B: Pompeii: Life in the Shadow of Vesuvius

FA 30B: History of Art II: From the Renaissance to the Modern Age

FA 45B: Art of the Early Renaissance in Italy

FA 47B: Renaissance Art in Northern Europe

FA 192A: Studies in Modern and Contemporary Art

FA 193A: Studies in Modern and Contemporary Architecture

FILM 100A: Introduction to the Moving Image

HIST 126A: Early Modern Europe (1500-1700)

HIST 133B: Rights and Revolutions: History of Natural Rights

LING 130A: Formal Semantics: Truth, Meaning, and Language

LING 140A: Architecture of Conversation: Discourse and Pragmatics

LING 190B: Topics in Linguistics

MUS 2A: The Western Tradition as Seen through Chamber Music

MUS 45A: Beethoven

NEJS 110B: Readings in the Hebrew Bible

NEJS 128A: Introduction to Christianity

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

NEJS 137A: The Destruction of European Jewry

NEJS 140B: Early Modern Jewish History

NEJS 154A: World Without God: Theories of Secularization

NEJS 181B: Film and the Holocaust

NEJS 186A: Introduction to the Qur'an

PHIL 1A: Introduction to Philosophy

PHIL 107B: Kant's Moral Theory

PHIL 110A: Meaning in Life and Why It Matters

PHIL 118A: War and Morality

PHIL 131A: Philosophy of Mind

PHIL 144A: Philosophical Problems of Space and Time

PHIL 170A: Special Topics in History of Philosophy

PHIL 177B: Simone Weil

PHIL 181A: Gazing into the Abyss: Schopenhauer and Nietzsche

POL 187B: Conservative Political Thought

POL 194A: Politics and the Novel

SOC 129A: Sociology of Religion

SOC 138A: Sociology of Race, Gender, and Class

SOC 141A: Marx and Freud

THA 102B: Shakespeare: On Stage and Screen