Course Offerings | Literature

Division of Humanities

Though no major or minor is offered in this program, the purpose of these courses is to introduce students to the riches of world literature in translation. These courses are especially useful to students majoring in or interested in the humanities.



Literature Courses

Special Topics Offered 2001-2002

LIT 251/SPA 451 U. S. Latino/a Art and Literature
This course will explore how U.S. Latino/a "vernacular" art, literature, and music intersect, conflict, and merge. There will be slide-illustrated and multimedia lectures as well as readings of U.S. Latino/a authors. Topics will include women and art, art and the environment, public art, Santeria, folk shrines, border film, and representations of identity in autobiography, poetry, and music. The course includes a service-learning component. An optional long weekend in San Diego/Tijuana may be offered.

LIT 301 French Masterworks in Translation
Study of French essays, poetry, novels, and plays in English translation, by such authors as Rabelais, Montaigne, Moliere, Balzac, Flaubert, Proust, and Camus. Offered in Strasbourg, France.