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Fall 2019 Comparative Literature & Society GR6100 section 001

Call Number 20177
Day & Time
W 2:10pm-4:00pm
201 80 Claremont Ave
Points 3
Grading Mode Standard
Approvals Required Instructor and Department
Instructors Gayatri C Spivak
Rosalind Morris
Method of Instruction Classroom
Course Description Please note: This course is required for ICLS graduate students, and priority will be given to these students. Generally the course fills with ICLS students each semester. Students MAY NOT register themselves for this course. Contact the ICLS office for more information at This course was formerly numbered as G4900. This course introduces beginning graduate students to the changing conceptions in the comparative study of literatures and societies, paying special attention to the range of interdisciplinary methods in comparative scholarship. Students are expected to have preliminary familiarity with the discipline in which they wish to do their doctoral work. Our objective is to broaden the theoretical foundation of comparative studies to negotiate a conversation between literary studies and social sciences. Weekly readings are devoted to intellectual inquiries that demonstrate strategies of research, analysis, and argumentation from a multiplicity of disciplines and fields, such as anthropology, history, literary criticism, architecture, political theory, philosophy, art history, and media studies. Whenever possible, we will invite faculty from the above disciplines and fields to visit our class and share their perspectives on assigned readings. Students are encouraged to take advantage of these opportunities and explore fields and disciplines outside their primary focus of study and specific discipline.
Web Site Vergil
Department Comparative Literature and Society, Institute for
Enrollment 5 students (16 max) as of 5:02PM Friday, February 28, 2020
Status Full
Subject Comparative Literature & Society
Number GR6100
Section 001
Division Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Campus Morningside
Note Contact Kelly Lemons kkl2116 to register, ICLSgrad only
Section key 20193CPLS6100G001

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