The following 2019-2020 courses count for concentration credit in the European Studies field.
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In most cases, this means that at least 50% of the material in the course relates directly to the student’s field. If you find a course that you think is well-suited to your own particular course of study, but that does not appear on the list, please petition the Committee on Instruction for credit, keeping in mind the 50% guideline.
Look to the key below to determine which courses can count towards specific field requirements. Click on the requirement term to see a short list of courses that fulfill that field requirement. If you have any questions, please direct them to Assistant Director of Studies Alan Niles.
Anthropology 1861. Anthropology and the Colonial Present. Kusumaryati. (TH)
Celtic Languages and Literatures 101. [Irish Heroic Saga]. Nagy. (Pre-1900)
Celtic Languages and Literatures 103. [The Celts]. McKenna. (HS) (Pre-1900)
Celtic Languages and Literatures 105. [The Folklore of Gaelic Ireland]. Sumner. (Pre-1900)
Celtic Languages and Literatures 106. [The Folklore of Gaelic Scotland]. Sumner. (Pre-1900)
Celtic Languages and Literatures 109. [Finn: The Great Gaelic Hero]. TBA. (Pre-1900)
Celtic Languages and Literatures 111. [Shapeshifters and Manbeasts in Celtic Traditions]. McKenna. (Pre-1900)
Celtic Languages and Literatures 120. Food and Fantasy in Irish Tradition. Nagy. (Pre-1900)
Celtic Languages and Literatures 121. [The Art of Storytelling in Medieval Ireland]. TBA. (Pre-1900)
Celtic Languages and Literatures 137. Celtic Mythology. Nagy. (Pre-1900)
Celtic Languages and Literatures 138. [The Mabinogion: Stories from Medieval Wales]. TBA. (Pre-1900)
Celtic Languages and Literatures 187. [Literature of the Dispossessed: Gaelic Ireland, c.1600-1900]. TBA. (TL) (Pre-1900)
Celtic Languages and Literatures 188. [Songs of the Highlander]. TBA. (Pre-1900)
Celtic Languages and Literatures 194. [The World of the Celtic Bard]. McKenna. (Pre-1900)
Classical Studies 167. History of Greek Literature: Late 11th to Late 17th Century. Roilos. (Pre-1900)
Comparative Literature 102. Comparing, Connecting, Compos(t)ing: Comparative Literature from Lucretius to Elfriede Jelinek. Piechocki.
Comparative Literature 106. The Yiddish Short Story: Folk Tales, Monologues, and Post-Apocalyptic Parables. Zaritt. (TL)
Comparative Literature 107. [The Politics of Yiddish]. Zaritt. (TL)
Comparative Literature 113. [Existential Fictions: From Saint Augustine to Jean-Paul Sartre and Beyond]. Conley. (TL)
Comparative Literature 114. [Mysticism and Literature]. TBA. (Pre-1900)
Comparative Literature 123. [Island Literature]. Shell. (Pre-1900)
Comparative Literature 127. [Comparative Modernisms]. TBA. (TL)
Comparative Literature 128. Modernism in Theory and Practice. Damrosch.
Comparative Literature 133. [Shakespeare and the Globe]. Shell. (TL)
Comparative Literature 135. [History of Drama]. TBA. (Pre-1900)
Comparative Literature 139. [Fictions of Kin and Kind]. Shell.
Comparative Literature 153. Nabokov. Weir.
Comparative Literature 157. From Type to Self in the Middle Ages. Giron Negron. (Pre-1900)
Comparative Literature 173. [Carmen and the Art of Seduction]. Hamilton. (Pre-1900)
Comparative Literature 174. [Realism, Fantasy, and the Grotesque: Hoffmann and Balzac]. Hamilton. (Pre-1900)
Comparative Literature 180. Bargaining with the Devil: the Faust Legend. Hamilton. (TL) (Pre-1900)
Comparative Literature 181. Fallen Grace: Heinrich von Kleist. Hamilton. (Pre-1900)
Comparative Literature 188. [Futurisms: A Comparative History]. Schnapp. (TL)
Comparative Literature 193. [What's Love Got to Do With It; Love Poetry of the Middle Ages and Early Modernity]. Negron. (Pre-1900)
English 40. Arrivals: British Literature, 700-1700. Donoghue. (Pre-1900)
English 41. Arrivals: British Literature, 700-1700. Simpson. (Pre-1900)
English 42. [Arrivals: British Literature, 700-1700]. Watson. (Pre-1900)
English 45. Arrivals: British Literature, 700-1700. Wilson. (Pre-1900)
English 46. [Arrivals: British Literature, 700-1700]. Engell.
English 50. [Poets: Ode, Elegy, Epigram, Fragment, Song]. Burt.
English 55. Poets: Foundations of Lyric Poetry. Sacks.
English 56. [Poets: Lyric and Narrative]. Warren.
English 90CB. Chekov/Beckett. TBA.
English 90CL. Comic Imagination Through the Middle Ages. Donoghue. (Pre-1900)
English 90FL. Fantasy Literature and the Imagined Middle Ages. Wilson. (Pre-1900)
English 90HB. [Five Shakespeare Plays]. Shell. (Pre-1900)
English 90KA. [The Brontës]. TBA.
English 90KB. [Poems of Seamus Heaney and Thomas Hardy]. Scarry.
English 90LV. Consciousness from Austen to Woolf. Wood. (TL)
English 90LW. [Spenser's Faerie Queene and the Renaissance Imagination]. TBA.
English 90MK. Medieval Women and the Problem of Knowledge. Watson.
English 90NB. [Nabokov Novels in English]. TBA.
English 90SB. Staging Shakespeare. Miller.
English 90SR. Shakespeare's Rome. Whittington. (Pre-1900)
English 90TB. [Literature and the Rise of Public Science]. Osadetz. (Pre-1900)
English 90YP. W.B. Yeats. Sacks.
English 192. Political Theatre and the Structure of Drama. Scarry.
English 102J. Introduction to Old English: Heroes, Heaven, and Hell. Donoghue. (Pre-1900)
English 103D. [Beowulf and Seamus Heaney]. TBA. (Pre-1900)
English 103G. Old English: Working with Manuscripts. Donoghue. (Pre-1900)
English 110FF. [Medieval Fanfiction]. Wilson.
English 111. [Epic: From Homer to Star Wars]. Whittington. (TL)
English 121CG. Shakespeare after Hamlet. Teskey.
English 125LP. English Lyric Poetry from the Renaissance to the Romantics. Teskey.
English 131P. Milton's Paradise Lost. Teskey. (Pre-1900)
English 141. [When Novels Were New]. Lynch. (Pre-1900)
English 146ET. An Enlightenment for Today?. Engell.
English 148. Modern Monsters in Literature and Film. Lynch. (Pre-1900)
English 151. [Nineteenth-Century Novel]. TBA. (Pre-1900)
English 154S. [Sexing Victorian Fiction]. TBA.
English 157. [The Classic Phase of the Novel]. TBA. (Pre-1900)
English 165. Proust, Joyce, Woolf: Aestheticism and Modernism. Fisher.
English 188GF. [Global Fictions]. Rich. TL
Folklore and Mythology 106. History of Witchcraft and Charm Magic. Mitchell.
Folklore & Mythology 128. Fair Tale, Myth, and Fantasy Literature. Tatar. (Pre-1900)
Folklore & Mythology 160. [Scandinavian Folklore: Trolls, Trolldom and the Uses of Tradition]. Mitchell.
French 61M. Modern Stories about Paris. Knudson.
French 61C. The New Wave: Reinventing French Cinema. Knudson.
French 61N. Exploring French Language and Culture Through Industry: Fashion, Cabarets, and les Grands Magasins. Turman.
French 70C. Introduction to French Literature III: The Francophone World. Lionnet. (TL)
French 80. French Theater across Time: An Introduction to Performance. Guyot. (Pre-1900)
French 106. L'autre Balzac/The Other Balzac. Beizer. (Pre-1900)
French 110. Marcel Proust and His Times. Greene.
French 127. Talking about Food. Beizer. (Pre-1900)
French 128. Growing Pains: Le roman d'apprentissage, l'apprentissage du roman. Kim.
French 136. A la Francaise: French Feminisms Today. Jardine.
French 144. Humanimals in Medieval French Literature. Greene.
French 153. The Novel after the New Novel. Kim.
French 174. Mediterranean Crossings: Exiles, Migrants and Refugees. Conley. (Pre-1900)
French 180. "The Words to Say It": Women Writing in French from Colette to Satrapi. Jardine.
Gen Ed 1155. Literatures of Decolonization. Lienau. (TL)
Gen Ed 1081. The Celts: People or Construct?. McKenna.
Gen Ed 1034. Texts in Transition. Blair and Whittington. (Pre-1900)
Gen Ed 1088. The Crusades and the Making of East and West. Angelov. (Pre-1900)
Gen Ed 1118. The Holocaust. Madigan.
German 63. Germany and Europe: Heimat, Exile, Return. TBA.
German 64. [Environment Matters: Green Thought in the German-Speaking World]. TBA.
German 67. [German in Revue: Kabarett through the 20th Century]. TBA.
German 101. German Literature, Culture, and Society. Schwakopf.
German 102. German Literature, Art, and Thought. TBA.
German 108. Introduction to the History of the Modern Self: Meister Eckhart and His Successors. TBA. (Pre-1900)
German 120. [The Age of Goethe]. Burgard. (Pre-1900)
German 140. [German Social Thought, Nietzsche to Habermas]. Gordon.
German 143. German Empires, 1848-1948. Frank Johnson. (HS) (TH)
German 145. [Repression and Expression: Sexuality, Gender, and Language in Fin-de-siècle Literature and Art]. Burgard.
German 153. Postwall German Cinema. TBA.
German 164. [Shaping National Identity: Cultural Trauma in Germany and the U.S.]. Suetterlin.
German 171. Katastrophe Erzählen. TBA.
German 173. [Carmen and the Art of Seduction]. Hamilton. (Pre-1900)
German 180. [Bargaining with the Devil: the Faust Legend]. Hamilton. (TL) (Pre-1900)
German 185. Fallen Grace: Heinrich von Kleist. Hamilton.
Germanic Studies 172. [The Heroic Epic in Northern Europe]. Mitchell.
Government 1203. Capitalism and Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe. Ekiert.
Government 1243. Russian Politics in Transition. Colton.
Government 2072. Rousseau's Political Thought. Tuck. (Pre-1900)
History 13S. [Secrets and Lies in European History]. Lewis. (Pre-1900)
History 14D. From the Belle Époque to the Third Reich: Culture and Aesthetics in France and Germany, 1880-1945. Heelan. (TH)
History 14P. The Holocaust Between History and Memory. Penslar. (TH)
History 14Q. Amsterdam: A Global History. Brandon. (TH) (Pre-1900)
History 14U. The Political Thought of Christendom. Hankins and Nelson. (TH) (Pre-1900)
History 14V. Walter Benjamin.
History 82B. [Fin-de-Siècle Vienna]. Johnson.
History 82F. The Origins of the Cold War: The Yalta Conference. Plokhii. (TH)
History 88B. [Medieval History and Cinema]. Kafadar.
History 89A. [British Colonial Violence in the 20th Century]. Elkins. (TH)
History 1004. Modern Europe, 1789 to the Present. Bloch. (HS)
History 1024. The British Empire. Jasanoff. (HS) (TH)
History 1035. [Byzantine Civilization]. Angelov. (HS) (Pre-1900)
History 1049. Nazi Germany and the Holocaust. Bloch. (TH)
History 1053. [After Catastrophe: Europe Since 1945]. Bloch. (TH)
History 1155. Early Modern Europe, 1450-1789. Blair. (HS) (Pre-1900)
History 1206. Empire, Nation, and Immigration in France since 1870. Lewis. (HS) (TH)
History 1240. Artifacts of the Russian Empire. Duncan Smith. (HS) (TH) (Pre-1900)
History 1265. German Empires, 1848-1948. Frank Johnson. (HS) (TH)
History 1270. Frontiers of Europe: Ukraine since 1500. Plokhii. (HS) (TH) (Pre-1900)
History 1280. History of the Soviet Union, 1917-1991. Martin. (HS)
History 1281. [The End of Communism]. Martin. (TH)
History 1284. [Revolutionary Eurasia, 1905-1949]. Martin. (TH)
History 1301. [Western Intellectual History II: The Prehistory of Modern Thought]. Hankins. (HS) (Pre-1900)
History 1323. [German Social Thought, Nietzsche to Habermas]. Gordon.
History 1324. [French Social Thought, Durkheim to Foucault]. Gordon.
History 1878A. The Ottoman Empire and the World, ca. 1000-1550. Kafadar. (HS) (TH) (Pre-1900)
History 1878B. [Ottoman State and Society II (1550-1920)]. Kafadar. (HS) (TH) (Pre-1900)
History 1907. Germans and Jews. Penslar. (TH)
History 1909. [East European Identities: Russia and Ukraine]. Plokhii. (TH)
History 1921. The History of Law in Europe. Herzog. (HS)
History 1925. Europe and its Other(s). Herzog. (TH) (Pre-1900)
History 1929. [Slavery, Commerce, and Emancipation in the Age of the French and Haitian Revolutions]. Lewis. (TH) (Pre-1900)
History 1935. Byzantine Imperialism. Angelov. (HS) (TH) (Pre-1900)
History 1947. The Imperial Map: Geographic Information in the Age of Empire. O'Neill. (TH)
History 1984. The Dutch Empire. Brandon. (HS) (TH) (Pre-1900)
History & Literature 90DG. Everyday Life in Cold War Berlin. Smith.
History & Literature 90DZ. Too Soon? Comedy in Europe's Tragic Twentieth Century. Brackney. (TH) (TL)
History & Literature 90EB. Gender and Empire in the Modern Mediterranean. Boonstra. (TH) (TL)
History of Art & Architecture 16D. Northern Renaissance and Baroque Painting and Sculpture: Van Eyck to Bruegel. Koerner. (Pre-1900)
History of Art & Architecture 61P. Introduction to Southern European Sculpture. Pereda and Kinew. (Pre-1900)
History of Art & Architecture 138M. From Byzantium to the British Isles: The Materiality of Late Antiquity. Georganteli. (Pre-1900)
History of Art & Architecture 143M. The Art of the Court of Constantinople. Kalavrezou. (Pre-1900)
History of Art & Architecture 161G. Francisco de Goya: Art as Testimony, the Artist as Witness. Pereda. (Pre-1900)
History of Art & Architecture 171X. Exoticism and Orientalism. Lajer-Burcharth. (Pre-1900)
History of Science 117. [Inventing Science: Stars, Bodies, Books, and Beasts, 1500-1700]. Marcus. (Pre-1900)
History of Science 119VH. Sugar, Spice, and Science: Colonialism and Commerce in the Making of a Global History of Science. Heintzmann. (HS) (TH) (Pre-1900)
History of Science 158. [Latin America as Laboratory, 1492-Present]. Soto Laveaga. (TH) (Pre-1900)
Humanities 12. [Essential Works in World Literature]. Puchner and Damrosch.
Humanities 10A. A Humanities Colloquium: From Homer to Garcia Marquez. Menand et al.
Humanities 10B. A Humanities Colloquium: From Joyce to Homer. Greenblatt et al.
Humanities 11B. [The Art of Listening]. Hamilton and Rehding.
Italian 73. Healing Words after the Black Death: Boccaccio, Petrarch, Catherine of Siena. Camozzi Pistoja. (Pre-1900)
Italian 116. Renaissance Revolutions. Erspamer. (Pre-1900)
Italian 138. The Cosmos of the Divine Comedy. Camozzi Pistoja. (Pre-1900)
Jewish Studies 160. Berlin: German Capital, Jewish Center. Seelig. (TH)
Latin 133. Pagan and Christian Poetry in Late Antiquity. Trettel. (Pre-1900)
Medieval Studies 106. Poets, Kings, and Travellers: Encountering Alexander in the Medieval World. Landau and Gilsdorf. (HS) (Pre-1900)
Medieval Studies 107. [Authority and Invention: Medieval Art and Architecture]. Smith. (Pre-1900)
Medieval Studies 111. [Sex, Love, and Marriage in the Middle Ages]. Gilsdorf. (Pre-1900)
Medieval Studies 117. English Legal History, 600-1600. Kamali. (Pre-1900)
Medieval Studies 119. Constitutional and Legal History of Medieval Continental Europe. Donahue. (Pre-1900)
Philosophy 8. Self and the World: An Introduction to Early Modern Philosophy. Simmons. (Pre-1900)
Philosophy 117. [Medieval Philosophy]. McDonagh. (Pre-1900)
Philosophy 120. [The Rationalists]. TBA. (Pre-1900)
Philosophy 125. [Beyond Dualism: Descartes and his Critics]. Simmons. (Pre-1900)
Philosophy 126. The Philosophy of Emilie du Chatelet. McDonagh. (Pre-1900)
Philosophy 188. [Philosophy and Literature: Proust]. Moran.
Portuguese 182. The Worlds of Camões. Blackmore. (TL) (Pre-1900)
Religion 59. [The Real Game of Thrones - Culture, Society, and Religion in the Middle Ages]. Kirakosian. (Pre-1900)
Religion 61. Literature of Modern Religious Experience and Reflection: Texts in the Christian Tradition. Engell.
Religion 1525. The Holocaust: Religion and Representation. Madigan.
Religion 1543. Nineteenth Century Religious Thought: Theology and the Critique of Religion. Lamberth. (Pre-1900)
Romance Studies 168. [Futurisms (A Comparative History)]. Schnapp. (TL)
Russian 111. Advanced Russian: Readings in Russian/Post-Soviet Studies. Pokrovsky.
Russian 112. Advanced Russian: Russian Media. Pokrovsky.
Scandinavian 55. One Hundred Years of Scandinavian Cinema. TBA.
Scandinavian 150R. The Vikings and the Nordic Heroic Tradition. Mitchell. (Pre-1900)
Slavic 114. [Squaring the Circle: Russia, Art, Revolution]. Khitrova.
Slavic 130. [Russian Poetry and Its Borders]. Sandler.
Slavic 131. [Dostoevsky]. Weir. (Pre-1900)
Slavic 132. Russia's Golden Age: Literature, Arts, and Culture. Buckler. (Pre-1900)
Slavic 138. Apocalypse Then! Forging the Culture of Medieval Rus'. Flier. (Pre-1900)
Slavic 141. [Performing Arts and Cultural Performances in Russia (Medieval to Contemporary)]. Buckler.
Slavic 142. [Russian and Soviet Avant-Garde Theater]. Khitrova.
Slavic 148. [Strange Russian Writers]. Sandler. (Pre-1900)
Slavic 154. Nabokov. Weir. (TL)
Slavic 168. Post-Soviet and Post-Modernist Ukrainian Literature. Grabowicz.
Slavic 171. The Holocaust in Polish Memory and Culture. Kremer.
Slavic 175. [Introduction to Polish Culture]. Kremer. (TL)
Slavic 177. Fugitives from Utopia: Polish Poets Across the Iron Curtain. Kremer.
Slavic 180. [Russian Symbolist Poetry. Malmstad.
Slavic 181. [Russian Poetry of the 19th Century]. Malmstad. (Pre-1900)
Slavic 182. [The Political Novel]. Bolton. (TL)
Slavic 183. [Reading Anna Karenina]. TBA. (Pre-1900)
Slavic 189. [The Other Russia: Twenty-First Century Films, Fictions, States of Mind]. Sandler.
Slavic 195. [East Central European Literature after World War II]. Bolton. (TL)
Slavic 197. [The Power of the Powerless: Dissidents in Philosophy, Literature and Film]. Bolton. (TH) (TL)
Social Studies 98OX. [Fascism and the Far Right in Europe]. TBA.
Social Studies 98PL. Empire and Colonialism in the Modern World. Grant. (TH)
Social Studies 98RC. The Politics of Culture in Europe. Brandel.
Spanish 70A. Hispanic Literature: The Middle Ages. Giron Negron. (Pre-1900)
Spanish 72. Introduction to Contemporary Spanish Literature and Culture. Vega-Duran.
Spanish 81. Table Talk and Food Writing. Liander.
Spanish 110. [Hispanic Literature: The Middle Ages. TBA. (Pre-1900)
Spanish 122. Spanish Film from Buñuel to Almodóvar. Vega-Duran.
Spanish 80T. Words of Which History is Made: Translation Workshop on 20th-Century Spain. Aguirre-Oteiza.
Swedish 20A. Intermediate Swedish: Childhood in Swedish Literature and Culture. Broome.
Women, Gender, and Sexuality 1213. [One Is Not Born, But Rather Becomes . . .: The Intellectual History of Feminism in France, 1946-2016]. Jardine.
Women, Gender, and Sexuality 1200FH. ["Who Run the World?" Feminism in the Age of Empire]. TBA. (TH)
Women, Gender, and Sexuality 1426. The Sexual Life of Colonialism. Mitra. (TH)
Yiddish 107. [The Politics of Yiddish]. Zaritt. (TL)
Yiddish 118. Yiddish Cinema. Feldman. (TL)