MODL101
Windows to the World

Description: Samples of culture, literature and language from around the world. Representative countries and regions include Western and Eastern Europe, Latin America, Africa, Asia, and the Middle East. Taught in English.

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Grading Option:Graded with Option

Credit Hours:1

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MODL177
The Holocaust in Literature and FilmCrosslisted with JUDS 177

Description: Experience of Jews in Europe from 1933-1945. Issues of racism and religious prejudice and assumptions about humanism, tolerance and progress.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option

Credit Hours:3

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MODL189H
University Honors Seminar

Prerequisites: Good standing in the University Honors Program or by invitation.

University Honors Seminar 189H is required of all students in the University Honors Program. Topic varies.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
ACE Outcomes: ACE 5 Humanities

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 5 Humanities

MODL191
Special Topics in Modern Languages

Description: Topics vary.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:6
Grading Option:Graded with Option

Credit Hours:1-6

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MODL200
Introduction to Language

Description: Assumes a certain familiarity with the mechanics of language analysis. Phonology, morphology, and syntax reviewed, then treats language-related issues such as the relationship of language to thought and culture, animal communication vs. human language, language families, dialects and social use of language, how children acquire language, and language change. This course is designed for students who have had 3 years of high school language or 2 semesters in college. Credit is allowed for only one of the courses: MODL 200 or CLAS 100.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option

Credit Hours:3

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MODL214
Food and CultureCrosslisted with GLST 214, ANTH 214

Description: Fosters understanding of the relationship between food and culture. Uses food as a lens to explore general topic areas such as identity, gender, language, family, nutrition, and health.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:CAS Diversity in the US Cultural Anthropology
ACE Outcomes: ACE 9 Global/Diversity

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 9 Global/Diversity

MODL232
The Jewish Idea in Modern LiteratureCrosslisted with ENGL 232

Description: Introduction to the literary and historical context of Jewish cultural life as expressed in modern works of literature in translation and cinema by Jewish intellectuals.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option

Credit Hours:3

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MODL234D
Major Themes in World LiteratureCrosslisted with ENGL 234D

Description: Through the study of masterpieces read in translation, explores the ideas and motifs that define the major literary expressions of the human experience. Includes the rebel, love, madness, representations of gender, the quest, childhood.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option

Credit Hours:3

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MODL278
Introduction to Digital HumanitiesCrosslisted with ENGL 278, ANTH 278, CLAS 278, HIST 278

Requires contributing to an ongoing web-based project.

Description: Practical and theoretical introduction to the concepts, tools, and techniques of digital humanities. Electronic research, text encoding, text processing, and collaborative research.

This course is a prerequisite for: ENGL 375; ENGL 378, HIST 378; ENGL 379

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
ACE Outcomes: ACE 5 Humanities

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 5 Humanities

MODL285
Introduction to Comparative LiteratureCrosslisted with ENGL 285

Prerequisites: Sophomore, junior, or senior standing; 3 hours in ENGL or MODL.

Course not taught every year.

Description: Introduction to the methods and materials of scholarly comparison of literatures of different languages, cultures, historical periods, and genres.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option

Credit Hours:3

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MODL291
Special Topics in Modern Languages

Description: Topics vary.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:6
Grading Option:Graded with Option

Credit Hours:1-6

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MODL381
Cultures in TransitCrosslisted with GLST 381, POLS 381

Description: Interdisciplinary comparative literature course that offers critical studies on socio-political changes in modern nations and respective cultures. It focuses on war, revolution, migration, exile, diaspora, and transnational conditions. Letter grade only.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded

Credit Hours:3

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MODL382
StorytellingCrosslisted with GLST 382, MRST 382, SOCI 382

Description: Close study of stories, in various forms, from around the world. Considers the role of gender, race, and history as lenses through which to approach the production and reception of storytelling. Readings, discussions, and assignments conducted in English.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option

Credit Hours:3

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MODL391
Special Topics in Modern Languages

Description: Topics vary.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:6
Grading Option:Graded with Option

Credit Hours:1-6

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MODL395
Internship in a Modern Language

Prerequisites: Permission.

Description: Experiential learning requiring the use of a modern language in any field.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:6
Grading Option:Pass No Pass

Credit Hours:1-6

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MODL399
Undergraduate Thesis

Prerequisites: Permission.

Description: Independent research leading to a thesis.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:6
Grading Option:Graded with Option

Credit Hours:1-3

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MODL399H
Honors Undergraduate Thesis

Prerequisites: Permission.

Description: Independent research leading to a thesis.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:6
Grading Option:Graded with Option

Credit Hours:1-3

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MODL426
Reformation ThoughtCrosslisted with HIST 426, HIST 826, MODL 826, MRST 426, MRST 826, RELG 426, RELG 826

Prerequisites: Junior standing

Description: Life and thought of significant figures and schools of thought in the Reformation period

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option

Credit Hours:3

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MODL442
Survey of Medieval German Literature in TranslationCrosslisted with GERM 442, GERM 842, MODL 842

Prerequisites: Permission

German majors expected to read the works in German translation and to write their papers in German. Non-German majors read the works in English translation.

Description: Development of German vernacular literature during the Middle Ages. Include works that represent the philosophical/religious literature, the heroic epic, and the romance.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option

Credit Hours:3

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MODL443
Dante and His TimesCrosslisted with MODL 843

Description: The Divina Commeddia and some minor works; extensive readings in the social background of the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option

Credit Hours:3

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MODL454
Russian Intellectual TraditionCrosslisted with MODL 854, RUSS 454, RUSS 854

Prerequisites: Junior standing.

Description: Major Russian thinkers from 1700 to the present. Focus on the evolution of ideas in the Russian context and the relationship between Russian and European thought.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option

Credit Hours:3

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MODL472
Digital Humanities PracticumCrosslisted with ENGL 472, ENGL 872, HIST 472, HIST 872, ANTH 471, ANTH 871, MODL 872

Prerequisites: Junior standing.

Description: Provide students with real, in-depth experience in collaboratively creating digital humanities projects. Guided by faculty with expertise in a broad range of digital humanities methods and resources, students work in teams to tackle challenges proposed by UNL researchers and/or local and regional humanities organizations.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option

Credit Hours:3

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MODL478

Prerequisites: Junior standing and permission.

Topical seminar required for all Latin American Studies majors.

Description: An interdisciplinary analysis of topical issues in Latin American Studies.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option

Credit Hours:3

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MODL491
Special Topics in Modern LanguagesCrosslisted with MODL 891

Description: Topics vary.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:6
Grading Option:Graded with Option

Credit Hours:1-6

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