This comparative literature course explores the “archive,” as both an institutional and performance practice and a theoretical concept.
This course, which falls at the crossroads of English, visual studies, and comparative literature, explores the central role of film in imagining decolonization and desire as entangled narratives in the Third World.
COOL CLASSES: “Introduction to Science and Technology Studies: Fridges, fMRIs, and ‘Finstas’ in Social Context”
This sociology class introduces students to the social forces that shape the production of scientific knowledge and technological devices.
This history class is an in-depth analysis of Vietnamese history and the country’s struggles for independence and national unification from antiquity to the present day, and it includes an oral history project with members of the “Viet Nam Generation” as a core component.
In this East Asian Languages and Cultures course students read and compare the two most iconic outlaw epics of England and China: Water Margin, about Song Jiang’s band of brothers in Shandong Province, and the many ballads about Robin Hood and his band of merry men in Sherwood Forest.