Fall Courses
Spring Courses
Not Offered


COMP 104(F) World Theatre History I: Performance in Oral, Written and Print Cultures (Same as Theatre 104)
COMP 107(F) The Trojan War (Same as Classics 101) (W)
COMP 111(F) The Nature of Narrative (Same as English 120) (W)*
COMP 139(F) Metafiction (Same as English 139) (W)
COMP 201(F) The Hebrew Bible (Same as Jewish Studies 201 and Religion 201)
COMP 203(F) Nineteenth-Century Russian Literature in Translation (Same as Russian 203)
COMP 223(F,S) Reading Films (Same as English 203)
COMP 231T(F) Postmodernism (Same as English 266) (W)
COMP 233(F) Introduction to Classical Arabic Literature (W)*
COMP 234(F) Comedy/Tragedy (Same as English 235) (W)
COMP 241(F) Performing Race: From Shakespeare to Spike Lee (Same as Africana Studies 241 and Theatre 241)*
COMP 242T(F) Reading and Writing the Body (W)
COMP 252(F) The Masks of Japanese Literature (Same as Japanese 252)*
COMP 253(F) Writing the City: Beirut and Cairo in Contemporary Arabic Literature*
COMP 265(F) The Interaction of Three Religions in Early Modern Spain (Same as Spanish 271)*
COMP 283(F) Great Big Books (Same as English 233) (W)
COMP 286(F) Constructing Black Lives in Film and Literature (Same as Africana Studies 286 and English 286)*
COMP 309T(F) Exile, Homecoming and the Promised Land (Same as Jewish Studies 491T and Religion 309T) (W)
COMP 324(F) Auteur Cinema and the Very Long Film (Same as English 404)
COMP 340(F) Literature and Psychoanalysis (W)
COMP 343(F) Modern Critical Theory (Same as English 373)
COMP 345(F) Comedy under Political Pressure (Same as English 344)
COMP 356(F) The Human Face in the Modern Imagination (Same as ArtH 307, English 346 and INTR 346) (W)
COMP 361(F) Women Writing Africa (Same as Africana Studies 403, English 364 and Women's and Gender Studies 364) (W)*
COMP 375(F) New Asian American, African American, Native American, and Latina/o Writing (Same as American Studies 403 and English 375)*
COMP 397(F), 398(S) Independent Study
COMP 493(F)-W31-494(S) Senior Thesis-Comparative Literature
COMP 497(F), 498(S) Independent Study


COMP 108(S) Roman Literature: Foundations and Empires (Same as Classics 102)
COMP 109(S) Greek and Roman Drama: Renewal and Transformation (Same as Classics 103 and Theatre 311)
COMP 111(S) The Nature of Narrative (Same as English 120) (W)
COMP 134(S) Myth in Music (Same as Music 134) (W)
COMP 209(S) The Legend of the Wandering Jew (Same as Jewish Studies 209 and Religion 209)
COMP 210(S) Latina/o Language and Literature: Hybrid Voices in Contemporary Context (Same as American Studies 240, Latina/o Studies 240 and Linguistics 254)*
COMP 223(F,S) Reading Films (Same as English 203)
COMP 240(S) Introduction to Literary Theory (Same as English 230) (W)
COMP 243(S) (Formerly 252) Modern Women Writers and the City (Same as Women's and Gender Studies 252)
COMP 255(S) Love and Death in Modern Japanese Literature (Same as Japanese 255)*
COMP 262(S) Outlaws and Underworlds: Arabic Literature of the Margins (W)*
COMP 268(S) Latina/o Theatre and Performance, 1950-2000 (Same as American Studies 235, Latina/or Studies 235, Theatre 235 and Women's and Gender Studies 235)*
COMP 271(S) Religion and the Modern Literary Imagination (Same as English 271 and Religion 271) (W)
COMP 272T(S) Literature of the Americas: Dialogues in Historical Perspective (Same as American Studies 256 and Spanish 272) (W)
COMP 285(S) Religion in Black Film and Literature (Same as Africana Studies 285, English 285, and Religion 229)*
COMP 301(S) Word Virus: Cultural Theory after the Linguistic Turn (Same as Religion 301)
COMP 302T(S) Latino Writing: Literature by U.S. Hispanics (Same as Spanish 306) (W)*
COMP 303(S) Cities of the Anglophone Chinese Imagination (Same as American Studies 305, Asian Studies 305 and English 374)*
COMP 304(S) Dante (Same as English 304)
COMP 306(S) Tolstoy and His Age (Same as Russian 306)
COMP 338(S) Theorizing Popular Culture: Latinas/os and the Dynamics of the Everyday (Same as American Studies 339 and Latina/o Studies 338) (W)*
COMP 341(S) Sublime Confusion: A Survey of Critical Theory (Same as English 345)
COMP 347(S) Imagining Africa: The Politics of Representation (Same as Africana Studies 404 and English 348) (W)*
COMP 352(S) Writing after the Disaster: The Literature of Exile (Same as Jewish Studies 352)
COMP 369(S) Race, Gender, Space (Same as Africana Studies 400, English 365, and Women's and Gender Studies 400)*
COMP 397(F), 398(S) Independent Study
COMP 493(F)-W31-494(S) Senior Thesis-Comparative Literature
COMP 497(F), 498(S) Independent Study


COMP 113 The Ancient Novel (Same as Classics 105) (Not offered 2007-2008)
COMP 202 Modern Drama (Same as English 202 and Theatre 229) (Not offered 2007-2008)
COMP 204 Twentieth-Century Russian Literature in Translation (Same as Russian 204) (Not offered 2007-2008) (W)
COMP 205 The Latin-American Novel in Translation (Same as Spanish 205) (Not offered 2007-2008)*
COMP 206 The Book of Job and Joban Literature (Same as Jewish Studies 206 and Religion 206) (Not offered 2007-2008) (W)
COMP 208 Fatal Passions and Happy Fools: French Theater in the Age of Louis XIV (Same as French 208) (Not offered 2007-2008)
COMP 211 From Voltaire to Nietzsche (Same as German 210) (Not offered 2007-2008)
COMP 214 Defining the African Diaspora (Same as Africana Studies 160 and English 251) (Not offered 2007-2008)*
COMP 215 Reading Contemporary Drama or Turn of This Century Drama (Same as Theatre 215) (Not offered 2007-2008)
COMP 217 Ancient Wisdom Literature (Same as Classics 205, Jewish Studies 205 and Religion 205) (Not offered 2007-2008)
COMP 218 Revolutionary African Literature (Same as Africana Studies 140 and English 250) (Not offered 2007-2008)*
COMP 220 Cultural Foundations: The Literature and History of Early China (Same as Chinese 224 and History 315) (Not offered 2007-2008)*
COMP 222 The Russian Short Story (Same as Russian 222) (Not offered 2007-2008) (W)
COMP 224 The Feature Film (Same as English 204) (Not offered 2007-2008)
COMP 226 Comparative Drama: The Anti-Realist Impulse (Same as English 206 and Theatre 226) (Not offered 2007-2008)
COMP 230T Violent States, Violent Subjects: Nation-Building and Atrocity in 19th Century Latin America (Same as Spanish 230T) (Not offered 2007-2008) (W)*
COMP 232 European Modernism (Not offered 2007-2008)
COMP 235 China on Screen (Same as Chinese 235) (Not offered 2007-2008)*
COMP 237 Gender and Desire 1200-1600 (Same as English 237 and Women's and Gender Studies 237) (Not offered 2007-2008) (W)
COMP 239 World Theatre History II: Performance in Modern Media Cultures (Same as Theatre 239) (Not offered 2007-2008)
COMP 244 Helen, Desire and Language (Same as Classics 224 and Women's and Gender Studies 224) (Not offered 2007-2008) (W)

COMP 250 From Adam to Noah: Literary Imagination and the Primeval History in Genesis (Same as Jewish Studies 207 and Religion 207) (Not offered 2007-2008)
COMP 254 On the Outside Looking In (Same as Japanese 266) (Not offered 2007-2008)*

COMP 256T Crises and Critiques: The Literature and Intellectual History of Early 20th Century China (Same as Chinese 251T and History 215T) (Not offered 2007-2008) (W)*
COMP 258 South African and American Intersections (Same as Africana Studies 260 and English 252) (Not offered 2007-2008)*
COMP 260 Reading Reading: An Introduction to the Qur'an and Islam (Same as Religion 230) (Not offered 2007-2008) (W)*
COMP 261 Japanese Theatre and its Contemporary Context (Same as Japanese 260) (Not offered 2007-2008)*
COMP 305 Dostoevsky and His Age (Same as Russian 305) (Not offered 2007-2008)
COMP 329 Contemporary World Novel (Same as English 379) (Not offered 2007-2008)
COMP 330 Aesthetics of Resistance: Contemporary Latin American Theatre and Performance (Same as American Studies 330, Latina/o Studies 330 and Theatre 330) (Not offered 2007-2008)*
COMP 342 Psychoanalysis, Gender, and Sexuality (Same as English 386 and Women's and Gender Studies 388) (Not offered 2007-2008)
COMP 344 From Hermeneutics to Post-Coloniality (Same as Religion 304) (Not offered 2007-2008)*
COMP 346(S) Questioning the Cultural Self in Literature (W)*
COMP 359 Latinos/as and the Media: From Production to Consumption (Same as American Studies 346 and Latina/o Studies 346) (Not offered 2007-2008)*