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Winter Academic Term 2003 Course Guide

Foreign Literature and Culture Courses in English Translation for Winter Academic Term 2003

In the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts, courses in foreign literature and culture are taught in a number of departments and programs, and the courses work with texts in more than forty languages. These departments and programs also offer literature and culture courses which use texts translated into English in order to make these works available to all students.

The LS&A Office of the Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education has prepared the following list to assist students interested in electing courses that focus on foreign literature and culture in English translation. What follows is a list of such courses offered in LS&A for the Winter Academic Term 2003. Courses that earn Humanities credit are so designated. Please consult the departmental and program listings in this Course Guide for course descriptions and further information.

This list is subject to change by the Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education.


AAPTIS 262 / RELIGION 204. Introduction to Islam. (4). (HU). Open and Available

Islamic Studies and Near Eastern History

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Alexander D Knysh (alknysh@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: (4). (HU). May not be repeated for credit.


AAPTIS 331. Introduction to Arab Culture and Language. (4). (HU). Open and Available

Arabic Literature and Culture in English

Sections 002, 003, 004, 005 ONLY satisfy the upper-level writing requirement.

Instructor(s): Raji M Rammuny (raram@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: (4). (HU). May not be repeated for credit.

Upper-Level Writing R&E


AAPTIS 332. Introduction to Persian Culture and Language. (3). (HU).

Persian-Iranian Literature and Culture in English

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Gernot L Windfuhr (windfuhr@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: (3). (HU). May not be repeated for credit.


AAPTIS 361. Islam and the West. (4). (HU). Open and Available

Islamic Studies and Near Eastern History

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Michael David Bonner (mbonner@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: (4). (HU). May not be repeated for credit.


AAPTIS 383. The Arab-Israeli Conflict in Middle Eastern Literature. (3). (HU).

General AAPTIS

Section 001 Meets with Comparative Literature 430.002.

Instructor(s): Carol B Bardenstein (cbardens@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: (3). (HU). May not be repeated for credit.


AAPTIS 468. Islamic Law. (3). (Excl).

Islamic Studies and Near Eastern History

Section 001 Meets with Law 812.001.

Instructor(s): Sherman A Jackson (sajackso@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Taught in English. (3). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit.


ACABS 122 / RELIGION 122. Introduction to the New Testament. (4). (HU).

Ancient Israel/Hebrew Bible: Culture Courses

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Gabriele Boccaccini (gbocca@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: (4). (HU). May not be repeated for credit.


ACABS 281. Ancient Egypt and its World. (4). (HU). Open and Available

Ancient Egypt: Culture Courses

Section 001 Meets with ACABS 681.001.

Instructor(s): Terry G Wilfong (twilfong@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: (4). (HU). May not be repeated for credit.


ASIAN 122 / HISTORY 122. Modern East Asia. (4). (SS). Open and Available

Section 001.

Instructor(s): James Lee, Mark C Elliott

Prerequisites & Distribution: (4). (SS). May not be repeated for credit.


ASIAN 220 / RELIGION 202. Introduction to the Study of Asian Religions. (4). (HU). Open and Available

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Patrick Pranke (ppranke@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: (4). (HU). May not be repeated for credit.


ASIAN 222 / GTBOOKS 222. Great Books of Japan. (4). (HU). Open and Available

Section 001.

Instructor(s): E Ramirez-Christensen

Prerequisites & Distribution: A knowledge of Japanese is not required. (4). (HU). May not be repeated for credit.


ASIAN 223 / RELIGION 223. Bhagavad-Gita: The Activist View of Hinduism. (3). (HU).

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Deshpande

Prerequisites & Distribution: (3). (HU). May not be repeated for credit.


ASIAN 224. Traditions of Poetry in India. (3). (HU).

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Peter E Hook (pehook@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: (3). (HU). May not be repeated for credit.


ASIAN 251. Undergraduate Seminar in Chinese Culture. (3). (HU).

Section 001 Looking at Traditional China Through Its Most Famous Novel: The Story of the Stone.

Instructor(s): David Lee Rolston (drolston@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: No knowledge of Chinese language is required. (3). (HU). May be elected more than once for credit. Repetition requires permission of the department.

First-Year Seminar


ASIAN 304 / RELIGION 304. Sikhism II. (3). (HU). Open and Available

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Pashaura Singh (psingh@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: S&SEA 303. (3). (HU). May not be repeated for credit.


ASIAN 360(475) / PHIL 360 / RCHUMS 375 / HISTART 387. The Arts and Letters of China. (4). (HU).

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Shuen-Fu Lin (lsf@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: (4). (HU). May not be repeated for credit.


ASIAN 487. Buddhism in India: Its Doctrines and History. (3). (Excl).

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Gómez

Prerequisites & Distribution: ASIAN 230. (3). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit.


ASIAN 489. Korean Buddhism. (3). (Excl). Open and Available

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Eun-Su Cho (eunsucho@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: ASIAN 220 or 230. (3). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit.


CLCIV 102. Classical Civilization II: The Ancient Roman World (in English). (4). (HU).

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Joseph D Reed (josephdr@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: (4). (HU). May not be repeated for credit.


CLCIV 385(462). Greek Mythology. (4). (HU).

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Arthur Mfw Verhoogt (verhoogt@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: (4). (HU). May not be repeated for credit.


CLCIV 386(463). Greek Drama. (3). (HU).

Section 001 Nietzsche and Tragedy. Meets with CompLit 362.001.

Instructor(s): James I Porter (jport@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: (3). (HU). May not be repeated for credit.


CZECH 484. Modern Czech Literature. (3). (Excl). Open and Available

Section 001 Czech Culture and Literature in the Twentieth Century.

Instructor(s): Jindrich Toman (ptydepe@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: (3). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit.


DUTCH 492. Colloquium on Modern Dutch Culture and Literature. (3). (Excl). Open and Available

Dutch Literature and Culture in English

Section 001 Anne Frank in Past and Present.

Instructor(s): Antonius J M Broos (tonbroos@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: (3). (Excl). May be repeated for credit for a maximum of 6 credits.

R&E


ENGLISH 245 / RCHUMS 280 / THTREMUS 211. Introduction to Drama and Theatre. (4). (HU).

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Jane Westlake (jewestla@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in RCHUMS 281. (4). (HU). May not be repeated for credit.


ENGLISH 401 / RELIGION 481. The English Bible: Its Literary Aspects and Influences, I. (4). (Excl). Open and Available

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Ralph G Williams (fiesole@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: (4). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit.


ENGLISH 444 / THTREMUS 322. History of Theatre II. (3). (Excl). Open and Available

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Leigh A Woods (lawoods@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: (3). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit.


ENGLISH 444 / THTREMUS 322. History of Theatre II. (3). (Excl). Open and Available

Section 002.

Instructor(s): E.J. Westlake (jewestla@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: (3). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit.


FRENCH 331. French Literature in Translation. (3). (HU).

Courses Taught in English (without language prerequisite)

Section 001 Mapping Paris through America and Africa. Meets with CAAS 358.006.

Instructor(s): Alain Mabanckou (amabanck@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Taught in English. A knowledge of French is not required. Not open to French concentrators. (3). (HU). Only one literature in translation course may be considered in the completion for the concentration requirements. May not be repeated for credit.


GERMAN 172. History of German Cinema. (3). (HU). Open and Available

German Literature and Culture in English

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Johannes Eugen Von Moltke (moltke@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: (3). (HU). Laboratory fee ($50) required. May not be repeated for credit.


GERMAN 243. Faust. (3). (HU). Open and Available

German Literature and Culture in English

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Frederick R Amrine (amrine@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: (3). (HU). May not be repeated for credit.


GERMAN 449. Special Topics in English Translation. (3). (Excl).

German Literature and Culture in English

Section 001 Literature for Psychologists. Meets with COMPLIT 384.001 and PSYCH 401.004.

Instructor(s): Silke-Maria Weineck (smwei@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: (3). (Excl). May be elected up to three times for credit. May be elected more than once in the same term.

Upper-Level Writing


GTBOOKS 192. Great Books. (4). (HU). Open and Available

Section 001.

Instructor(s): H Don Cameron , Ralph G Williams (fiesole@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Open to Honors first-year students only. (4). (HU). May not be repeated for credit.


GTBOOKS 202. Great Books of the Medieval and Modern World. (4). (HU). Open and Available

Section 001 Athens and Jerusalem in Great Books of the Western World.

Instructor(s): Robert D Wallin (rdwallin@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: (4). (HU). May not be repeated for credit.


GTBOOKS 222 / ASIAN 222. Great Books of Japan. (4). (HU). Open and Available

Section 001.

Instructor(s): E Ramirez-Christensen

Prerequisites & Distribution: A knowledge of Japanese is not required. (4). (HU). May not be repeated for credit.


HISTORY 122 / ASIAN 122. Modern East Asia. (4). (SS). Open and Available

Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East

Section 001.

Instructor(s): James Lee, Mark C Elliott

Prerequisites & Distribution: (4). (SS). May not be repeated for credit.


HJCS 373 / JUDAIC 373. Israeli Culture and Society. (3). (SS). Open and Available

General HJCS

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Ruth Tsoffar (rtsoffar@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: (3). (SS). May not be repeated for credit.


ITALIAN 433 / MEMS 439. Dante's Divine Comedy. (4). (Excl).

Courses Taught in English Translation (without language prerequisites)

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Alison Cornish (acorn@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: A knowledge of Italian is not required. (4). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit.


JUDAIC 373 / HJCS 373. Israeli Culture and Society. (3). (SS). Open and Available

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Ruth Tsoffar (rtsoffar@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: (3). (SS). May not be repeated for credit.


LING 345. Languages and Peoples of Eastern Europe, Russia and the Caucasus. (3). (Excl). Open and Available

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Vitalij V Shevoroshkin (vvs@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: LING 210 recommended. (3). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit.


MEMS 310 / RCHUMS 310. Medieval Sources of Modern Culture. (3). (Excl).

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Cynthia A Sowers

Prerequisites & Distribution: Sophomore standing. (3). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit.


MEMS 439 / ITALIAN 433. Dante's Divine Comedy. (4). (Excl).

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Alison Cornish (acorn@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: A knowledge of Italian is not required. (4). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit.


PHIL 360(475) / ASIAN 360 / HISTART 387 / RCHUMS 375. The Arts and Letters of China. (4). (HU).

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Shuen-Fu Lin (lsf@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: (4). (HU). May not be included in a concentration plan in philosophy. May not be repeated for credit.


POLISH 326(426). Polish Literature in English: 1890 to Present. (3). (HU). Open and Available

Literature

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Bogdana Carpenter (bogdana@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: (3). (HU). May not be repeated for credit.


RCHUMS 280 / ENGLISH 245 / THTREMUS 211. Introduction to Drama and Theatre. (4). (HU).

Drama

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Jane Westlake (jewestla@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in RCHUMS 281. (4). (HU). May not be repeated for credit.


RCHUMS 310 / MEMS 310. Medieval Sources of Modern Culture. (3). (HU).

Arts and Ideas

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Cynthia A Sowers (cindysrs@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Sophomore standing. (3). (HU). May not be repeated for credit.


RCHUMS 312 / SLAVIC 312. Central European Cinema. (3). (HU). Open and Available

Arts and Ideas

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Herbert J Eagle (hjeagle@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: A knowledge of Russian is not required. (3). (HU). Laboratory fee ($10) required. May not be repeated for credit.

Upper-Level Writing R&E


RCHUMS 348(452) / RUSSIAN 348. Survey of Russian Literature. (3). (HU). Open and Available

Comparative Literature

Section 001 Russian Fiction and Drama in the late 19th Century.

Instructor(s): Olga E Maiorova

Prerequisites & Distribution: A knowledge of Russian is not required. (3). (HU). May not be repeated for credit.

Upper-Level Writing


RCHUMS 375(475) / ASIAN 360 / PHIL 360 / HISTART 387. The Arts and Letters of China. (4). (HU).

Arts and Ideas

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Shuen-Fu Lin (lsf@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: (4). (HU). May not be repeated for credit.


RCHUMS 410. Upperclass Literature Seminar. (4). (Excl).

Comparative Literature

Section 002 Children Under Fire.

Instructor(s): Elizabeth N Goodenough (lizgoode@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: (4). (Excl). May be repeated for credit.

Upper-Level Writing


RCHUMS 484. Seminar in Drama Topics. (4). (Excl).

Drama

Section 001 Performance Art Workshop.

Instructor(s): Holly Hughes (Hahughes@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Upperclass standing, RCHUMS 280, and three 300- or 400-level drama courses. (4). (Excl). May be repeated for credit.


RCHUMS 485. Special Drama Topics. (1-2). (Excl).

Drama

Section 001 Medieval Drama Workshop. [2 credits].

Instructor(s): Martin W Walsh (narenlob@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Sophomore standing. Permission of instructor required. (1-2). (Excl). May be repeated for credit for a maximum of 4 credits.


RCHUMS 485. Special Drama Topics. (1-2). (Excl).

Drama

Section 002 Actors Workshop. [2 credits].

Instructor(s): Katherine Mendeloff (mendelof@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Sophomore standing. Permission of instructor required. (1-2). (Excl). May be repeated for credit for a maximum of 4 credits.


RELIGION 122 / ACABS 122. Introduction to the New Testament. (4). (HU).

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Gabriele Boccaccini (gbocca@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: (4). (HU). May not be repeated for credit.


RELIGION 202 / ASIAN 220. Introduction to the Study of Asian Religions. (4). (HU). Open and Available

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Pranke

Prerequisites & Distribution: (4). (HU). May not be repeated for credit.


RELIGION 204 / AAPTIS 262. Introduction to Islam. (4). (HU). Open and Available

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Alexander D Knysh (alknysh@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: (4). (HU). May not be repeated for credit.


RELIGION 223 / ASIAN 223. Bhagavad-Gita: The Activist View of Hinduism. (3). (HU).

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Deshpande

Prerequisites & Distribution: (3). (HU). May not be repeated for credit.


RELIGION 304 / ASIAN 304. Sikhism II. (3). (HU). Open and Available

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Pashaura Singh (psingh@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: RELIGION 303. (3). (HU). May not be repeated for credit.


RELIGION 481 / ENGLISH 401. The English Bible: Its Literary Aspects and Influences, I. (4). (Excl). Open and Available

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Ralph G Williams (fiesole@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: (4). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit.


RUSSIAN 348(452) / RCHUMS 348. Survey of Russian Literature. (3). (HU). Open and Available

Literature

Section 001 Russian Fiction and Drama in the late 19th Century.

Instructor(s): Olga E Maiorova

Prerequisites & Distribution: A knowledge of Russian is not required. (3). (HU). May not be repeated for credit.

Upper-Level Writing


RUSSIAN 482. Ten Masterpieces of Russian Literature. (2). (Excl). Open and Available

Literature

Section 001 Love Stories in Russian Short Stories.

Instructor(s): Boris Kats

Prerequisites & Distribution: A knowledge of Russian is not required. (2). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit.


SCAND 442. The Icelandic Saga (in English Translation). (3). (Excl).

Scandinavian Courses in English

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Astrid Billes Beck (astridb@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Junior standing. (3). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit.


SLAVIC 312 / RCHUMS 312. Central European Cinema. (3). (HU). Open and Available

Slavic Film

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Herbert J Eagle (hjeagle@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: A knowledge of Russian is not required. (3). (HU). Laboratory fee ($10) required. May not be repeated for credit.

Upper-Level Writing R&E


THTREMUS 211 / RCHUMS 280 / ENGLISH 245. Introduction to Drama and Theatre. (4). (HU). Open and Available

Section 001.

Instructor(s): E.J. Westlake (jewestla@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in RCHUMS 281. (4). (HU). May not be repeated for credit.


THTREMUS 212. Introduction to World Performance. (4). (Excl). Open and Available

Section 001 Meets with RC Humanities 333.001.

Instructor(s): Mbala Nkanga (mbalank@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: (4). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit.


THTREMUS 322 / ENGLISH 444. History of Theatre II. (3). (Excl). Open and Available

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Leigh A Woods (lawoods@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: (3). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit.


THTREMUS 322 / ENGLISH 444. History of Theatre II. (3). (Excl). Open and Available

Section 002.

Instructor(s): E.J. Westlake (jewestla@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: (3). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit.


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