World Literature/Comparative Literature

Focus on the ethics of comparison of literatures, peoples, cultures, and languages. Exploration of the conceptual tensions between the “world” and the “comparative” to think about identity and difference in relation to the history, methods, conceptual frameworks, canonical thinkers, critics, current issues, and debates in these fields and how they shape our reading of literature. Emphasis on close reading of both theoretical and literary texts, critical analysis, and writing in a comparative context. Course meets the General Education requirements of Analysis and Interpretation of Meaning and Equity and Power: Global. Meets the Critical Perspectives: Global Cultures requirement. Meets the Critical Learning: AIM requirement. Meets the Equity and Power: EPG requirement.

Degree requirement — Critical Learning: AIM, Critical Perspectives: G, Equity and Power: EPG

1 unit — Davis


Term Block Title Instructor Location Student Limit/Available Updated
Spring 2023 Block 5 World Literature/Comparative Literature Corinne Scheiner Armstrong Hall 257A 25 / -1 05/29/2023
Spring 2024 Block 5 World Literature/Comparative Literature Topic Details William Davis TBA 25 / 25 05/29/2023
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