Current Featured Courses

Number Title Description Instructor
ITALIAN 89S.01 Adaptation: Cinema and Literature

From Homer to Ferrante, great literary authors and their works have inspired ...

Ziolkowski, Saskia
ROMST 89S.01 Adaptation: Cinema and Literature

From Homer to Ferrante, great literary authors and their works have inspired ...

Ziolkowski, Saskia
ROMST 89S.02 The Worlds of Cervantes

The course explores displacement and belonging through the lenses of Miguel Cervantes (...

Vilches, Elvira
FRENCH 327S.01 French New Wave Cinema

The Nouvelle Vague is both one of the most popular film movements and one of the most opaque....

Maxymuk, Kathleen
ITALIAN 327S.01 How to Make Italians

An introduction to contemporary and modern Italian literature with a focus on its...

Carnemolla, Cristina
SPANISH 327S.01 Sound and Vision: Latin American Literature and the Media

The purpose of this course is to introduce students to Latin American literature and culture,...

Nogueira, Marcelo
FRENCH 335.01 Free Speech: France-Usa

This course offers a wide-ranging investigation of the two traditions that claim inventing free...

Solterer, Helen
ITALIAN 337.01 America from Abroad: Literature and Cinema

This course explores the portrayals of America, especially the United States, from authors and...

Ziolkowski, Saskia
ROMST 337.01 America from Abroad: Literature and Cinema

This course explores the portrayals of America, especially the United States, from authors...

Ziolkowski, Saskia
PORTUGUE 341S.01 Perspectives On The Amazon

The Amazon has been a source of awe to outsiders at least since the first Europeans navigated...

Furtado, Gustavo
SPANISH 373S.01 The Spanish Civil War in History and Literature

The Spanish Civil War of 1936-39 was the defining event of the twentieth century in Spain...

Sieburth, Stephanie
ROMST 390S.02 Race and Sex in Brazilian History and Society

This interdisciplinary course will examine the connections between race, sex, and gender in...

Aidoo, Lamonte
ROMST 390S.03 Latinx Power in Sounds and Letters

Beyond Latinx communities’ economic and political power as consumers and voters, Latinx writers...

Serrano, Silvia
SPANISH 390-4.01 Spanish Narratives of Migration:Africa, Europe and Global Borderlands

This course allows us to question who is considered an im/migrant and why through the lens of...

Tybinko, Anna
SPANISH 390S.01 Greater Mexico: Maps, Pictures, and Stories Beyond Borders

In this course, students will get to know the place that Américo Paredes called “Greater Mexico...

Gabara, Esther
FRENCH 410S.01 Contemporary French Fiction

Our program will be to read and review 5 of the most interesting books published in French...

Garreta, Anne
SPANISH 432S.01 Popular Culture and Political Repression in Spain and Latin America

Exploration of a significant body of Spanish and Latin American fiction produced under...

Sieburth, Stephanie
FRENCH 481.01 Flaubert's Brain: Neurohumanities

Consideration of `realist' fiction of Gustave Flaubert from social and cognitive neuroscience...

Jenson, Deborah
ITALIAN 481.01 Dante's Divine Comedy

A close reading of Dante’s whole poem (Hell, Purgatory, and Paradise) in its  philosophical...

Eisner, Martin
ITALIAN 483.01 What Machiavelli Really Says

Everyone knows what “Machiavellian” means, but what does Machiavelli really say about history,...

Eisner, Martin
ROMST 490S.01 Afro-Latin America

This course focuses on the position of Blacks in the national histories and societies of Latin...

Aidoo, Lamonte
FRENCH 525S.01 Moliere: Phenom Of Laughter

A study of laughter – what is it? And, what causes us to laugh? The French classical theater...

Longino, Michele
SPANISH 539S.01 Migration, Exile, Second Slavery

This seminar explores the collective identities of migrant and exiled Spaniards away from the...

Rodríguez García, José María