2019-2020 Courses

The 2019-2020 course catalogue, along with full course descriptions, is available at my.harvard.edu. To search for Comparative Literature courses, use the following path: FAS / Arts and Humanities / Comparative Literature. In advance search, select the term "2019 Fall" to limit your search to that semester.  

For your convenience, here is also a downloadable Fall 2019 Course Schedule (organized by course number and by weekly schedule).

Below, please find our Fall 2019 departmental and cross-listed offerings with links to the Canvas course sites.

COURSE LIST and Title INSTRUCTOR Date/Time Room (check on my.harvard for any updates)
COMPLIT 102: Comparing, Connecting, Compos(t)ing: Comparative Literature from Lucretius to Elfriede Jelinek Katharina Piechocki Thurs 9:45-11:45AM Dana Palmer 102
COMPLIT 109: On Translation Sandra Naddaff Wed 12:45-2:45PM Dana Palmer 102
COMPLIT 128: Modernism in Theory and Practice David Damrosch Mon 3:45-5:45PM Dana Palmer 102
COMPLIT 147: Global Crime Fiction: Tackling Crime, Corruption, and Social Disintegration Karen Thornber Mon 6:00-8:00PM CGIS S050
COMPLIT: 153 / SLAVIC 154: Nabokov Justin Weir Wed 6:00-8:00PM Barker 373
COMPLIT 157: From Type to Self in the Middle Ages Luis Giron Negron MW 9:00-10:15AM Dana Palmer 102
COMPLIT 172: Comparative Literatures of the Indian Ocean Annette Lienau Mon 12:00-1:30PM Dana Palmer 103
COMPLIT 180 / GER 180:Bargaining with the Devil: the Faust Legend John Hamilton Wed 3:00-5:00PM Davison - Music Dpt.
COMPLIT 228 / ENG 256:Comparative Romanticism: Practice and Theory James Engell Wed 12:00-2:45PM Barker 269
COMPLIT 248: Literature, Cartography, and the Spatial Turn from Homer to Claire Coleman Katharina Piechocki Thurs 12:00-2:45PM Dana Palmer 102
COMPLIT 274: Politics of Aesthetics: New Materialisms and Environmental Humanities  Verena Conley Thurs 3:00-5:45PM Dana Palmer 102
COMPLIT 299AR:Comparative Literature in Theory and Practice David Damrosch Tues 9:45-11:45AM Dana Palmer 102
COMPLIT 343 AB, BA, CA Professing Literature Verena Conley Tues 6-8pm Dana Palmer 102
CROSS LISTED COURSES      
ENGLISH 146ET: An Enlightenment for Today? James Engell TTh 1:30-2:45PM Emerson 108
FRSEMR 33C: Borges, García Márquez, Bolaño and Other Classics of Modern Latin American Fiction and Poetry Mariano Siskind Mon 3:00-5:00PM Sever 101
FRSEMR 61C: Spanish-American Culture and Society in the 1960s—The Last Utopia? Diana Sorensen Wed 3:00-5:00PM Sever 212
GENED 1155: Literatures of Decolonization Annette Lienau Mon 3:00-5:45PM Sever 310
GENED 1078: Disease, Illness, and Health through Literature Karen Thornber MW 3:00-4:15PM CGIS South S020
GENED 1020: Security John Hamilton TTh 1:30-2:45PM

Menschel Hall
Harvard Art Museums

GERMAN 108: Introduction to the History of the Modern Self: Meister Eckhart and His Successors Ben Morgan Fri 9:45-11:45AM Barker 211
GERMAN 222: Schelling, Goethe, and Dorothea and Friedrich Schlegel c. 1809: A Genealogy of the Present Ben Morgan Th. 12-2:45pm Sever 109
JEWISHST 160: Berlin: German Capital, Jewish Center Rachel Seelig Tue 9-11PM Semitic Museum 201