Schedule of Classes Undergraduate / Fall 2019 / European Cultural Studies

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(1-99) Primarily for Undergraduate Students

Course # Course Title Time
Location
Instructor(s) View Books
HUM/UWS 3A 1 Drawing upon Literature
[ hum uws ]
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
Does not participate in the University Writing Seminar (UWS) selection process.
Instructor's Signature Required.
Enrollment limited to Humanities Fellows.
Studio fee: $75.
M,W 5:00 PM–6:50 PM
Goldman-Schwartz Art Studio116
Lichtman, Susan
Miller, Robin Feuer
View Books
 

(100-199) For Both Undergraduate and Graduate Students

Course # Course Title Time
Location
Instructor(s) View Books
ECS 100A 1
Syllabus
European Cultural Studies Proseminar: Modernism
[ dl hum oc wi ]
Block K
M,W 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Shiffman Humanities Ctr201
Dowden, Steve View Books
 

Comparative Literature Seminars

Course # Course Title Time
Location
Instructor(s) View Books
COML 100A 1
Syllabus
Introduction to Global Literature
[ dl hum oc ]
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
Does not fulfill writing intensive beginning fall 2019.
Block K
M,W 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Pearlman Hall 202
Fraleigh, Matthew View Books
 

Courses in European Literature

Course # Course Title Time
Location
Instructor(s) View Books
ENG 11A 1 Close Reading: Theory and Practice
[ hum ]
Block B
M,W,Th 9:00 AM–9:50 AM
Olin-Sang Amer Civ Ctr124
Flesch, William View Books
ENG 33A 1 Shakespeare
[ hum ]
Block E
M,W,Th 12:00 PM–12:50 PM
Olin-Sang Amer Civ Ctr124
Flesch, William View Books
ENG 105B 1 After Jane Austen: Sex, Death, and Fiction
[ hum wi ]
Block L
M,W 3:30 PM–4:50 PM
Mandel Ctr for HumanitiesG10
Plotz, John View Books
ENG 123A 1
Syllabus
Violence and the Body in Early Modern Drama
[ dl hum ]
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
Block K
M,W 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Rabb Graduate Center345
King, Thomas A View Books
ENG 152B 1 Arthurian Literature
[ dl hum ]
Block H
T,F 11:00 AM–12:20 PM
TBA
Kim, Dorothy View Books
FREN 110A 1
Syllabus
Cultural Representations
[ fl hum oc ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
Does not fulfill writing intensive beginning fall 2019.
Block N
T,Th 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Shiffman Humanities Ctr202
Randall, Michael View Books
FREN 134B 1 Masculine/Feminine
[ fl hum ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
Block F
M,W,Th 1:00 PM–1:50 PM
Shiffman Humanities Ctr217
Voiret, Martine View Books
GECS 130B 1
Syllabus
The Princess and the Golem: Fairy Tales
[ hum wi ]
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
Block L
M,W 3:30 PM–4:50 PM
Shiffman Humanities Ctr120
von Mering, Sabine View Books
GER 109B 1 Meisterwerke Deutscher Kurzprosa
[ fl hum ]
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
Block D
M,W,Th 11:00 AM–11:50 AM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies103
Dowden, Steve View Books
HIST 170A 1
Syllabus
Italian Films, Italian Histories
[ dl ss wi ]
Block H
T,F 11:00 AM–12:20 PM
Mandel Ctr for HumanitiesG11
Kelikian, Alice A View Books
HIST 192B 1 Romantic and Existentialist Political Thought
[ ss ]
Block E
M,W,Th 12:00 PM–12:50 PM
Olin-Sang Amer Civ Ctr104
Hulliung, Mark L View Books
ITAL 106A 1 Storia e storie d'Italia: Advanced Italian through Narrative, Film, and Other Media
[ fl hum oc ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
Students currently enrolled in ITAL language courses will receive instructions about consent code distribution before the beginning of registration. All others should email Professor Harder (harder@brandeis.edu) as soon as possible with a description of their background in Italian, including classes taken, standardized test scores, and/or other exposure to the language. She will reply with further information about obtaining a consent code for the appropriate language course.
Department Representative Signature Required.
Block E
M,W,Th 12:00 PM–12:50 PM
Shiffman Humanities Ctr123
Monteleone, Silvia View Books
ITAL 110A 1 Introduction to Italian Literature: Love, Intrigues and Politics from Dante to Goldoni
[ fl hum oc ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
Block L
M,W 3:30 PM–4:50 PM
Shiffman Humanities Ctr202
Servino, Paola View Books
RECS 135A 1 Russian Short Fictions: The Art of Narrative
[ hum oc ]
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
Block K
M,W 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Shiffman Humanities Ctr202
Miller, Robin Feuer View Books
 

ECS Related Electives

Course # Course Title Time
Location
Instructor(s) View Books
ANTH 127A 1 Medicine, Body, and Culture
[ djw nw ss ]
Anthropology majors on the demand list will have priority for enrollment.
Block L
M,W 3:30 PM–4:50 PM
Olin-Sang Amer Civ Ctr116
Saluk, Seda View Books
ANTH 144A 1
Syllabus
The Anthropology of Gender
[ djw nw ss wi ]
Block K
M,W 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Olin-Sang Amer Civ Ctr104
Luis, Keridwen View Books
CLAS 115B 1 Topics in Greek and Roman History
[ hum wi ]
Topic fall 2019: Archaic Age.
Topic: Archaic Age:
Block L
M,W 3:30 PM–4:50 PM
Schwartz Hall 103
Walker, Cheryl L View Books
CLAS 133A 1
Syllabus
The Art and Archaeology of Ancient Greece
[ ca hum ]
Block J
T,F 12:30 PM–1:50 PM
Shiffman Humanities Ctr201
Ratzlaff, Alexandra View Books
FA 30A 1
Syllabus
History of Art I: From Antiquity to the Middle Ages
[ ca ]
Block F
M,W,Th 1:00 PM–1:50 PM
Mandel Ctr for HumanitesG12
Unglaub, Jonathan W View Books
FA 48A 1
Syllabus
Baroque Art and Architecture in Italy
[ ca ]
Block L
M,W 3:30 PM–4:50 PM
Mandel Ctr for HumanitiesG11
Unglaub, Jonathan W View Books
FA 62A 1 Art since 1945
[ ca ]
Block C
M,W,Th 10:00 AM–10:50 AM
Mandel Ctr for HumanitesG12
Kalb, Peter R. View Books
FA 80A 1 Modern Architecture
[ ca ]
Priority will be given to Architectural Studies minors.
Block D
M,W,Th 11:00 AM–11:50 AM
Mandel Ctr for HumanitesG12
Guvenc, Muna View Books
FA 155A 1
Syllabus
Impressionism: Avant-Garde Rebellion in Context
[ ca wi ]
Block K
M,W 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Mandel Ctr for HumanitiesG10
Scott, Nancy J View Books
FA 199A 1 Methods and Approaches in the History of Art
[ ca dl oc wi ]
Instructor's Signature Required.
Block S2
T 2:00 PM–4:50 PM
Mandel Ctr for HumanitiesG10
McClendon, Charles View Books
HIST 103A 1
Syllabus
Roman History to 455 CE
[ hum ss ]
Block D
M,W,Th 11:00 AM–11:50 AM
Olin-Sang Amer Civ Ctr212
Kapelle, William E View Books
HIST 113A 1 English Medieval History
[ ss ]
Block F
M,W,Th 1:00 PM–1:50 PM
Olin-Sang Amer Civ Ctr112
Kapelle, William E View Books
HIST 137B 1
Syllabus
World War I
[ ss wi ]
Block D
M,W,Th 11:00 AM–11:50 AM
Mandel Ctr for HumanitiesG11
Jankowski, Paul View Books
HIST 145A 1
Syllabus
War in European History
[ ss ]
Block F
M,W,Th 1:00 PM–1:50 PM
Olin-Sang Amer Civ Ctr212
Jankowski, Paul View Books
LING 120B 1
Syllabus
Syntactic Theory
[ ss wi ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
This is a four hour class.
Block K
M,W 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Rosenstiel Basic Med118
Obligatory Recitation:
F 2:00 PM–2:50 PM
Rosenstiel Basic Med118
Goldberg, Lotus View Books
LING 140A 1
Syllabus
Architecture of Conversation: Discourse and Pragmatics
[ dl oc ss ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
Block P
T,Th 3:30 PM–4:50 PM
Volen Nat'l Ctr for Complex119
Malamud, Sophia Alexandra View Books
LING 190B 1
Syllabus
Topics in Linguistics
[ ss ]
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
Topic for Fall 2019: Introduction to Research in Linguistics. Prerequisites for Fall 2019: 2 or more of Ling 110, 120, 130, 140 (3 or more of these is recommended but not required) Description for Fall 2019: A hands-on and interactive introduction to researching a topic of interest from the primary literature and doing independent research in linguistics or computational linguistics. In short assignments, class presentations, and a final research paper, students gradually complete the initial stages of a research project. In the process, the course explores scholarly and scientific approaches to research in various areas of linguistics and computational linguistics, including the relevant terminology, concepts, and procedures associated with academic writing and research in these areas.
Intro to Research in Ling:
Block L
M,W 3:30 PM–4:50 PM
Volen Nat'l Ctr for Complex106
Goldberg, Lotus View Books
LING 190B 2
Syllabus
Topics in Linguistics
[ ss ]
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
Topic for fall 2019: Phonology II. Prerequisite: LING 110a-Phonological Theory. This course will focus on current theoretical approaches to some of the classic problems of phonology. Students will learn Optimality Theory, and produce a research paper using OT. We will examine general issues of markedness, syllable structure, metrical phonology, and phonological phenomena that are sensitive to morphological structure. Additional topics may be covered based on student interests.
Phonology II:
Block F
M,W,Th 1:00 PM–1:50 PM
Volen Nat'l Ctr for Complex119
Plaster, Keith View Books
MUS 1A 1
Syllabus
Exploring Western Music
[ ca ]
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
Block K
M,W 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Slosberg Music 212
Berger, Mark J View Books
NEJS 111A 1 The Hebrew Bible/Old Testament
[ hum ]
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
Does not fulfill writing intensive beginning fall 2019.
Block N
T,Th 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies202
Greene, Nathaniel Edward View Books
NEJS 122B 1 Biblical Narrative Texts: The Historical Tradition
[ hum ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
Block P
T,Th 3:30 PM–4:50 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies103
Greene, Nathaniel Edward View Books
NEJS 159A 1
Syllabus
Modern Jewish Philosophy
[ hum ]
Block G
T,F 9:30 AM–10:50 AM
Rabb Graduate Center236
Sheppard, Eugene R View Books
NEJS 186A 1
Syllabus
Introduction to the Qur'an
[ djw dl hum nw ]
Block K
M,W 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies302
Dost, Suleyman View Books
PHIL 1A 1 Introduction to Philosophy
[ hum ]
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
Block D
M,W,Th 11:00 AM–11:50 AM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies002
Moran, Kathleen A. View Books
PHIL 24A 1 Philosophy of Religion
[ hum ]
Block J
T,F 12:30 PM–1:50 PM
Mandel Ctr for HumanitesG12
Hirsch, Eli View Books
PHIL 114B 1 Topics in Ethical Theory
[ dl hum ]
Topic for fall 2019: Parfit's Theory of Rationality and Morality.
Parfit's Rationality&Morality:
Block P
T,Th 3:30 PM–4:50 PM
Rabb Graduate Center338
Hirsch, Eli View Books
PHIL 131A 1
Syllabus
Philosophy of Mind
[ dl hum wi ]
Block N
T,Th 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies201
Samet, Jerry View Books
PHIL 161A 1
Syllabus
Plato
[ hum ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
Block K
M,W 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Rabb Graduate Center338
Yourgrau, Palle View Books
POL 189A 1
Syllabus
Marx, Nietzsche, and Twentieth-Century Radicalism
[ ss ]
Block J
T,F 12:30 PM–1:50 PM
Olin-Sang Amer Civ Ctr104
Yack, Bernard View Books
SOC 150B 1 Culture of Consumption
[ ss ]
Block D
M,W,Th 11:00 AM–11:50 AM
Golding Judaica Center101
Miller, Laura J. View Books
SOC 189A 1 Sociology of Body and Health
[ deis-us ss ]
Block E
M,W,Th 12:00 PM–12:50 PM
Schwartz Hall 112
Shostak, Sara View Books
WMGS 5A 1 Women, Genders, and Sexualities
[ deis-us dl oc ss ]
Block K
M,W 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Golding Judaica Center110
Singh, Harleen View Books