2017-2018 Courses

The online Course Catalog for 2017-2018 is available to the Harvard Community on my.harvard.edu.
To search for all the Comp Lit courses, select the following path: FAS / Arts and Humanities / Comparative Literature. In advance search, you can then select the term "2018 spring" to limit the course lists to that specific semester.

SPRING 2018
 
For your convenience, here is a downloadable Spring 2018 schedule (organized by course number and by weekly schedule).
 
COURSE LIST by course number INSTRUCTOR Date/Time Room
COMPLIT 97: Sophomore Tutorial Cécile Guédon Tue 4-6pm Dana-Palmer Seminar Room
COMPLIT 120: Games - Tricks, Puns and Plots in Literature and Culture Cécile Guédon Thur 4-6pm + films Wed 6-8pm Dana-Palmer Seminar Room
COMPLIT 126: Native Intelligence - Narrative, Literature, Ethnography Roanne Kantor Wed 1-3pm Dana-Palmer Seminar Room
COMPLIT 138: Subversive Renaissance: Books that Changed the World Katharina Piechocki Wed 4-6pm Dana-Palmer Seminar Room
COMPLIT 152: Poetry and Opera Greg Nagy Mon 12-2pm Boylston 203
COMPLIT 166: Jews, Humor, and the Politics of Laughter Saul Noam Zaritt Tue 2-4pm Emerson 101
COMPLIT 173/GERMAN 173/MUSIC 175R: Carmen and the Art of Seduction John Hamilton, Federico Cortese, Lisa Parkes Thu 1-4pm Music Building PH9
COMPLIT 188/ ROM-STD 168: Futurisms (a comparative history) Jeffrey Schnapp Fri 10am-12pm Dana-Palmer Seminar Room
COMPLIT 237: Non-English Languages and Literatures of What is Now the United States Marc Shell Mon 4-6pm Dana-Palmer Seminar Room
COMPLIT 249: Cartography and Early Modern Literature Katharina Piechocki Wed 10am-12pm Dana-Palmer Seminar Room
COMPLIT 258: Ancient Interpretation of the Bible David Stern Wed 1-4pm Semitic Museum 201
COMPLIT 288: The Ancients and the Moderns: Modern Critical Theory and the Classics Panagiotis Roilos Tue 2-4pm Dana-Palmer Seminar Room
COMPLIT 296: Mobility and Materiality: Case Studies in Networks of Collecting and Displacement Diana Sorensen Thu 2-4pm Dana-Palmer Seminar Room
COMPLIT 343 AA, BA, CA: Professing Literature Verena Conley Tue 6-8pm Dana-Palmer Seminar Room
       
CROSS LISTED COURSES alphabetically by course level
INSTRUCTOR    
AESTHINT 39: Tradition and Transformation David Wang Mon/Wed 11am-12pm Yenching Library 212
FRSEMR 61O: Global Crime Fiction: Tackling Crime, Corruption, and Social Disintegration Karen Thornber Tue 2-4pm CGIS South S003
FRENCH 174: Mediterranean Crossings: Exiles, Migrants and Refugees Verena Conley Th 1-3pm Boylston 335
MODGRK 145/CLS-STDY 145: Dreams and Literature Panagiotis Roilos Wed 1-3pm Sever 107
SLAVIC 154: seminar on Nabokov Justin Weir Tue/Thu 11am-12pm Barker 316
CHNSLIT 242: From Fiction Into History David Wang Mon 2-4pm Yenching Library 212
CHNSLIT 276R: Topics in Tang Literature Xiaofei Tian Fri 1-4pm Yenching Library 213
ROM-STD 250: Mahindra Humanities Center Workshop Diana Sorensen Contact instructor  

COMPLIT Course list by weekly schedule:

INSTRUCTOR

Date/Time

Room

COMPLIT 152: Poetry and Opera

Greg Nagy

Mon 12-2pm

Boylston 203

COMPLIT 237: Non-English Languages and Literatures of What is Now the United States

Marc Shell

Mon 4-6pm

Dana-Palmer Seminar Room

COMPLIT 166: Jews, Humor, and the Politics of Laughter

Saul Zaritt

Tue 2-4pm

Emerson 201

COMPLIT 288: The Ancients and the Moderns: Modern Critical Theory and the Classics

Panagiotis Roilos

Tue 2-4pm

Dana-Palmer Seminar Room

COMPLIT 97: Sophomore Tutorial

Cécile Guédon

Tue 4-6pm

Dana-Palmer Seminar Room

COMPLIT 343 AB, BB, CB: Professing Literature

Verena Conley

Tue 6-8pm

Dana-Palmer Seminar Room

COMPLIT 249: Cartography and Early Modern Literature

Katharina Piechocki

Wed 10am-12pm

Dana-Palmer Seminar Room

COMPLIT 126: Native Intelligence - Narrative, Literature, Ethnography

Roanne Kantor

Wed 1-3pm

Dana-Palmer Seminar Room

COMPLIT 258: Ancient Interpretation of the Bible

David Stern

Wed 1-4pm

Semitic Museum 201

COMPLIT 138: Subversive Renaissance: Books that Changed the World

Katharina Piechocki

Wed 4-6pm

Dana-Palmer Seminar Room

COMPLIT 173/GERMAN 173/MUSIC 175 R: Carmen and the Art of Seduction

John Hamilton, Federico Cortese, Lisa Parkes

Thur 1-4pm

Music Building PH9

COMPLIT 296: Mobility and Materiality: Case Studies in Networks of Collecting and Displacement

Diana Sorensen

Thu 2-4pm

Dana-Palmer Seminar Room

COMPLIT 120: Games - Tricks, Puns and Plots in Literature and Culture

Cécile Guédon

Thur 4-6pm + films Wed 6-8pm

Dana-Palmer Seminar Room

COMPLIT 188/ ROM-STD 168: Futurisms (a comparative history)

Jeffrey Schnapp

Fri 10am-12pm

Dana-Palmer Seminar Room

 

FALL 2017

For your convenience, here is a
downloadable Fall 2017 schedule (organized by course number and by weekly schedule).
 
COURSE LIST by course number INSTRUCTOR Date/Time Room
COMPLIT 102: Comparing, Connecting, Compos(t)ing: Comparative Literature from Jules Verne to Slumdog Millionaire Katharina Piechocki Fri, 3-5pm Dana-Palmer 102
COMPLIT 110: Literary Theory in Comparison - An Introduction Cécile Guédon Thu 4-6pm Dana-Palmer 102
COMPLIT 119: Poetry in Flux - Dance Afoot Cécile Guédon Tues 4-6pm + Films M 4-6pm Dana-Palmer 102
COMPLIT 137: Binding of Isaac/Child Sacrifice Pros and Cons David Stern Tu-Th 10-11.30am Tues. in Barker 218
Th. in Dana-Palmer 102
COMPLIT 144: Stories at the Border Roanne Kantor Mon 2-4pm Dana-Palmer 102
COMPLIT 180/GER 180: Bargaining with the Devil: The Faust Legend John Hamilton Wed 3-5pm Barker 359
COMPLIT 190: Translation: Language at Work Marc Shell Wed 1-3pm Dana-Palmer 102
COMPLIT 201/ROM-STD 201: Questions of Theory John Hamilton - Jeffrey Schnapp Fri 10-12am Barker 133
COMPLIT 252: The Literatures of Medieval Iberia Luis Girón-Negrón Wed 3-5pm Dana-Palmer 102
COMPLIT 274: Politics of Aesthetics Verena Conley Thu 1-3pm Dana-Palmer 102
COMPLIT 277: Literature, Diaspora, and Global Trauma Karen Thornber Tues 10-12pm Dana-Palmer 102
COMPLIT 298: Allegory Panagiotis Roilos Tue 2-4pm Dana-Palmer 102
COMPLIT 299ar: Comparative Literature in Theory and Practice Katharina Piechocki Fr 12-2pm Dana-Palmer 102
COMPLIT 343 AA, BA, CA: Professing Literature Verena Conley Tue 6-8pm Dana-Palmer 102