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.


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 3:00-5:45PM Dana Palmer 102
COMPLIT 147: Global Crime Fiction:Tackling Crime, Corruption, and Social Disintergration Karen Thornber Mon 6:00-8:45PM Dana Palmer 102
COMPLIT: 153 / SLAVIC 154: Nabokov Justin Weir Wed 6:00-8:45PM Dana Palmer 102
COMPLIT 157: From Type to Self in the Middle Ages Luis Giron Negron MWF 9:00-10:15AM Dana Palmer 102
COMPLIT 172: Comparative Literatures of the Indian Ocean Annette Lienau Mon 12:00-2:45PM Dana Palmer 102
COMPLIT 180 / GER 180:Bargaining with the Devil: the Faust Legend John Hamilton Wed 3:00-5:45PM Barker 373
COMPLIT 228 / ENG 256:Comparative Romanticism: Practice and Theory James Engell Wed 12:00-2:45PM TBA
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
ENGLISH 146ET: An Enlightenment for Today? James Engell TTh 1:30-2:45PM TBA
FRSEMR 33C: Borges, García Márquez, Bolaño and Other Classics of Modern Latin American Fiction and Poetry Mariano Siskind Mon 3:00-5:00PM TBA
FRSEMR 61C: Spanish-American Culture and Society in the 1960s—The Last Utopia? Diana Sorensen Wed 3:00-5:00PM TBA
FRSEMR 62T: Migrants in Fiction and Film: Case Studies of Love, Loss, War, and Death Francoise Lionnet Wed 9:45-11:45AM TBA
GENED 1155: Literatures of Decolonization Annette Lienau Mon 3:00-5:45PM TBA
GENED 1078: Disease, Illness, and Health through Literature Karen Thornber MW 3:00-4:15PM TBA
GENED 1020: Security John Hamilton TTh 1:30-2:45PM TBA
GERMAN 108: Introduction to the History of the Modern Self: Meister Eckhart and His Successors Ben Morgan Fri 9:45-11:45AM TBA
JEWISHST 160: Berlin: German Capital, Jewish Center Rachel Seelig Tue 12:45-2:45PM TBA