Comparative Literature (CPLT)

CPLT 597  - Special Topics in Comparative Studies in Film and Media  (3 Credits)  

Topics in film and media from an international perspective. National cinematic traditions are compared and contrasted. May be repeated as content varies by title.

Graduation with Leadership Distinction: GLD: Global Learning

CPLT 700  - Introduction to Graduate Studies in Languages, Literatures, and Cultures  (3 Credits)  

An introduction to graduate studies that includes a survey of contemporary literary theory, an overview of the current state of the profession, and instruction in how to carry out research and write at the graduate level.

Cross-listed course: FREN 700, GERM 700, SPAN 700

CPLT 701  - Classics of Western Literary Theory  (3 Credits)  

Problems of literary theory in texts from the ancients to the 17th century, with an emphasis on the classical tradition.

Cross-listed course: ENGL 733

CPLT 702  - Modern Literary Theory  (3 Credits)  

Problems of literary theory from the 18th century to the 1960s.

Cross-listed course: ENGL 734

CPLT 703  - Topics in Contemporary Literary Theory  (3 Credits)  

Presents an in-depth study of selected schools or trends in contemporary literary theory.

CPLT 720  - The Periods of Literature  (3 Credits)  

The study of one cultural period as an international movement. Topics will vary.

CPLT 730  - The Literary Genre  (3 Credits)  

Study of a genre from its inception to the present and its manifestations in the several literatures. Topics will vary.

CPLT 740  - Themes in Literature  (3 Credits)  

The study of recurrence and mutation in literary themes. Topics will vary.

CPLT 750  - Cross-Cultural Literary Relations  (3 Credits)  

Topics will vary and will be announced (e.g., Anglo-French literary relations, 1740-1900; 20th-century German-American literary relations).

CPLT 760  - Literature and Translation: Theory and Practice  (3 Credits)  

A survey of recent translation theory as it relates to literature, combined with translation analysis and actual translation of literary texts.

CPLT 765  - Advanced Film Study  (3 Credits)  

Methods of film analysis, resources for research, and the major critical theories.

Cross-listed course: ENGL 765

CPLT 777  - Supervised Instruction in Teaching Foreign Languages in College  (0 Credits)  

Supervised direction of foreign language teaching in college. Required of all graduate assistants who are teaching. This course will not count toward the MA or PhD degree.

CPLT 799  - Thesis Preparation  (1-9 Credits)  
CPLT 850  - The Teaching of Comparative Literature  (3 Credits)  

Open to Ph.D. candidates who have passed their comprehensive examinations.

CPLT 880  - Seminar in Comparative Literature  (3 Credits)  
CPLT 881  - Seminar in Comparative Literature  (3 Credits)  
CPLT 882  - Seminar in Comparative Literature  (3 Credits)  
CPLT 883  - Seminar in Comparative Literature  (3 Credits)  
CPLT 895  - Research  (3 Credits)  
CPLT 896  - Research  (3 Credits)  
CPLT 899  - Dissertation Preparation  (1-12 Credits)