Examination of post-communist political and economic changes in Eastern Europe, Central Europe, and Russia following the fall of communism through the lenses of political theory, economic theory, and literature. Exploration of how literature not only reflects and comments on political and economic developments but also enacts them.
Prerequisite: 200 or 300-level literature course in Comparative Literature, English or other literature course; any 100 or 200 level Political Science course or Consent of Instructor.
|Term||Block||Title||Instructor||Location||Student Limit/ Available||Updated|
|Fall 2017||Block 1||Studies in 20th-Century Poetry: T.S. Eliot, Poetry, and Philosophy||Dave Mason, Rick Furtak||Armstrong Hall 342||32/11||10/17/2017|
|Fall 2017||Block 2||Topics in Comparative Literature: Theatre and the Politics of Action||Tom Lindblade||Cornerstone Art Center 308||25/14||10/17/2017|
|Fall 2017||Block 4||Topics in Comparative Literature: Literature and Other Disciplines: Contemporary Spanish Film||Carrie Ruiz||TBA||25/12||10/17/2017|
|Spring 2018||Block 8||Topics in Comparative Literature: Ousmane Sembène, The Father of African Cinema||Alistaire Tallent||TBA||25/23||10/17/2017|
|Spring 2018||Block 8||Issues in Medieval Literature: Bodies and Gender in Medieval Literature||Re Evitt||TBA||25/19||10/17/2017|