Course Descriptions

English Translations of Foreign Literatures Courses

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Course Descriptions

The following courses offer foreign literatures in English translation designed for non-language majors. These courses require no knowledge of any foreign language.

A student can remove a foreign language deficiency by taking any course with the ENF rubric and the American Sign Language sequence (SPH 251 American Sign Language I; SPH 252 American Sign Language II).

ENF 212 Western Literature in English Translation (3-0-3). This course covers works representing many eras, Western cultures, and genres, and readings, written work, lectures and discussions in English. Topics are announced in semester course schedules. It may be repeated for credit with a change of topic. It may be taken by Foreign Language majors as elective only. Return to top

ENF 213 Western Literature in English Translation (Writing) (3-0-3). This course covers works representing many eras, Western cultures, and genres; readings, written work, lectures and discussions in English. Topics are announced in semester course schedules. It may be repeated for credit with a change of topic. It may be taken by Foreign Language majors as elective only. Return to top

ENF 214 Women Writers in English Translation (3-0-3). This course includes a selection of works by women writers representing different genres from one or more cultures and eras. The readings, written work, lectures and discussions are all in English. Topics are announced in semester course schedules and may be thematic, comparative, or representative of one cultural tradition. It may be repeated for credit with a change of topic. It may be taken by Foreign Language majors as elective only. Return to top

ENF 215 Women Writers in English Translation (Writing) (3-0-3). This course includes a selection of works by women writers representing different genres from one or more cultures and eras. The readings, written work, lectures and discussions are all in English. Topics are announced in semester course schedules and may be thematic, comparative, or representative of one cultural tradition. The course may be repeated for credit with a change of topic. It may be taken by Foreign Language majors as elective only. Return to top

ENF 216 Foreign Film (3-0-3). This course involves the study of foreign films, their contexts and related readings. The readings, written work, lectures, and discussions are all in English. Topics are announced in semester course schedules and may be thematic, comparative, or representative of one era or culture. The course may be repeated for credit with a change of topic. It may be taken by Foreign Language majors as elective only. Return to top

ENF 217 Foreign Film (Writing) (3-0-3). This course involves the study of foreign films, their contexts and related readings; readings, written work, lectures and discussions in English. Topics are announced in semester course schedules and may be thematic, comparative, or representative of one era or culture. The course may be repeated for credit with a change of topic. It may be taken by Foreign Language majors as elective only. Return to top

ENF 310 The Post-colonial Self in Search of Identity (4-0-4). This course covers works representing pre- and post-colonial Non-Western cultures as well as theoretical treatments of the post-colonial condition. The readings, written work, lecture and discussions are all in English. The course may be repeated for credit with a change of topic. Return to top

ENF 311 Studies in Non-Western Literature (4-0-4). This course involves reading and analysis of literary texts from non-Western cultures. Possible topics include: non-Western epic; Native American literature; and contemporary non-Western fiction. Return to top

ENF 312 Western Literature in English Translation (4-0-4). This course covers works representing many eras, Western cultures, and genres. The reading, written work, lecture, and discussions are all in English. Topics are announced in semester course schedules and include themes such as "Short European Fiction" and "European Romanticism." It may be cross-listed with English. It may be repeated for credit with a change of topic. Foreign Language majors may take it as elective only. Return to top

ENF 313 Western Literature in English Translation (Writing) (4-0-4).This course covers works representing many eras, Western cultures, and genres. The reading, written work, lecture, and discussions are all in English. Topics are announced in semester course schedules and include themes such as "Short European Fiction" and "European Romanticism." It may be cross-listed with English. It may be repeated for credit with a change of topic. Foreign Language majors may take it as elective only. Return to top

 

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