Division of Humanities

Fall 2023 Literature Courses

Group of people gathered around an old textBelow is a complete list of literature courses taught in English, including world literature in translation.  Lectures, discussions, readings, and assignments are entirely in English unless otherwise noted. Feel free to click the links to the individual Department/Program pages for additional details.

Department of German, Russian and Asian Languages and Literature (GRALL)

  • JAPN165a (The Tale of Genji)
  • JAPN135a (Screening National Images: Japanese Film and Anime)
  • RECS100a (Understanding Russian Culture: Myths & Paradoxes)

Department of Romance Studies

  • HISP 122B Made in las Américas: Stories about Growing up Latinx (Taught in English)
  • HISP 158A Latina/x Feminisms (Taught in English)
  • HISP 198A Experiential Research Seminar in Literary and Cultural Studies (Taught in both English and Spanish; the final project might be completed in either language.)

Comparative Literature and Culture Program

  • COML 105A Marxism and World Culture
  • COML 171A Literary Translation in Theory and Practice

Department of English

  • ENG 10b, Poetry: A Basic Course
  • ENG 12a, Decolonizing Tongues, Language in African Literature
  • AAPI/ENG 22b, Asian American Literature
  • ENG 30a, Introduction to Graphic Novels
  • ENG 31a, What Is It Like To Be An Animal: Other Minds in Literature
  • ENG 33a, Shakespeare
  • ENG 46a, Native American Storytelling
  • ENG 141b, Poetry and Myth
  • ENG 142b, Black Queer Literatures
  • ENG 152b, Arthurian Literature
  • ENG 176b, Austen & Elliot

Near Eastern and Judaic Studies

  • NEJS 107a, Biblical Prophecy