MODL101
Windows to the WorldCrosslisted with GLST 101

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
Course Format:LEC

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
Course Format:LEC

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
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 5 Humanities

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 5 Humanities

MODL198
Special Topics

Prerequisites: Permission.

Special topic to be covered in any given semester and credit to be awarded are determined by the instructor.

Description: Consideration of topics in the area of language, literature, and civilization.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-5
Max credits per semester:5
Max credits per degree:24
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-5

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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
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

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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
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Literary and Cultural Studies

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
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Literary and Cultural Studies

Credit Hours:3

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MODL285
Introduction to Comparative LiteratureCrosslisted with ENGL 285

Prerequisites: Sophomore standing and at least 3 cr in literature in English or modern languages.

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
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Literary and Cultural Studies

Credit Hours:3

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MODL298
Special Topics

Prerequisites: Permission.

Description: Consideration of topics in the area of language, literature, and civilization.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-24
Max credits per semester:24
Max credits per degree:24
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-24

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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
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 5 Humanities

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 5 Humanities

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
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 5 Humanities

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 5 Humanities

MODL383
Women Write the WorldCrosslisted with ENGL 383, GLST 383, WMNS 383

Description: Survey on the literary production written by women in Europe, Asia, Africa and Latin America.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 9 Global/Diversity

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 9 Global/Diversity

MODL395
Internship in a Modern Language

Pass/No Pass only. Students must apply to the Undergraduate Advisor of the language that will be required for the internship the semester preceding the one in which they wish to register.

Description: Internship program requiring the use of a modern language in any field.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:FLD

Credit Hours:3

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MODL398
Special Topics

Prerequisites: Permission.

Specific topic to be covered in any given semester and credit to be awarded are determined by the instructor.

Description: Consideration of topics in the area of language, literature, and civilization.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:24
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours: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 or permission

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
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Pre-1800 History

Credit Hours:3

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

Prerequisites: Permission or GERM 302 for German majors.

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
Course Format:LEC

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
Course Format:LEC

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
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

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MODL478

Prerequisites: Junior standing and permission.

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:6
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Regional Geography

Credit Hours:3

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MODL498
Special TopicsCrosslisted with MODL 898

Prerequisites: Permission.

Description: Consideration of topics in the area of language, literature, and civilization.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-24
Max credits per semester:24
Max credits per degree:24
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-24

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