CORE PROGRAM | 2021-2022


FALL TERM:
 Our fall classes officially begin September 9, 2021. Please note that the format of fall classes is yet to be determined. (Updated August 11, 2021).

COL1000HF Faculty Seminar/S. Dowling – in person – Northrop Frye Hall, Room 008
COL5096HF The Problem of Translation: Historical, Theoretical and Pragmatic Perspective/M. Revermann – online
COL5117HF Freud and Psychoanalysis/J. Zilcosky – in person – Northrop Frye Hall, Room 008
COL5127HF “Queer Ethics and Aesthetics of Existence/J. Ricco – in person – Northrop Frye Hall, Room 008
COL5131HF Non Disclosure Act/E. Cazdyn  Northrop Frye Hall, Room 008
COL5143HF Dramaturgies of the Dialectic Part I:  Hegel: The End of Art and the Endgame of Theater/R. Comay (New) 
JFC5025HF
Feminism and Postmodernism: Theory and Practice/B. Havercroft – online
JGC1740HF Humans and Things/J. Noyes (Toronto), L. Switzky (Toronto), J. Taylor (U Western Cape, South Africa).online and in personThe course will take place twice weekly from November 2 to December 9, 10am-12pm in the first week and thereafter 9-11am*  Please contact Prof. Noyes  for more details.

SPRING TERM:

COL5122HS Text and Digital Media/R. Bai  Northrop Frye Hall, Room 008
COL5135HS Climate Genres /E. Jagoe –  Emmanuel College Room 205
COL5136HS Space, Place Power/H. Bahoora Northrop Frye Hall, Room 009
COL5144HS Dramaturgies of the Dialectic Part II:  Tragedy and Philosophy after Hegel/R. Comay (New)  
COL5145HS Poetics of Personhood/S. Dowling (New) –  Emmanuel College Room 205
COL5146HS Written in Blood: Caribbean Readings in Conflict and Healing/C. James (New) – Northrop Frye Hall, Room 332
JCD5135HS Race, Politics and Jewishness/ N. Seidman (New)  Northrop Frye Hall, Room 008
JFC1813HS Literature of Contact and Anthropological Thought 16th-18th Century/A. Motsch (Cancelled)  
JFC5129HS Performative Autobiographical Acts: Painted and Photographic Representations of Self in Personal and Political Testimonials/J. LeBlanc –  Emmanuel College Room 205
JFC5136HS Allegory and Allegorism in Literature and Fine Arts/S. Drouin (New)   Northrop Frye Hall, Room 008
JCO5121HS Classics and Theory Seminar: Orality, Textuality, Hypertextuality/K. Yu (New)Lillian Massey Building, 125 Queen’s Park, Room 205 
JGC1855HS Critical Theory – The French-German Connection/W. Goetschel , Victoria College, Room 215
JOS5029HS Reading Cervantes/S. Rupp (New) –  Emmanuel College Room 205
FAH3000HS Directed Readings: Photography’s Collective Futures and Afterlives/J. Ricco

COURSE SCHEDULE |2021-2022


FALL TERM:

Complit & joint courses will begin on Thursday, September 9, 2021

Monday:

Tuesday:
10-12: COL5127HF Queer Ethics and Aesthetics of Existence/J. Ricco –  Northrop Frye Hall, Room 008
1-3: COL5131HF Non Disclosure Act/E. Cazdyn Northrop Frye Hall, Room 008
3-5: JFC5025HF  Feminism and Postmodernism: Theory and Practice/B. Havercroft, online

Wednesday:
1-3: COL5117HF Freud and Psychoanalysis/J. Zilcosky Northrop Frye Hall, Room 008
4-6: COL5143HF  Dramaturgies of the Dialectic Part I:  Hegel: The End of Art and the Endgame of Theater/R. Comay

Thursday:
11-1: COL5096HF  The Problem of Translation: Historical, Theoretical and Pragmatic Perspective/M. Revermann – online
2-4: COL1000H  Faculty Seminar/S. Dowling Northrop Frye Hall, Room 008

Friday:

WINTER/SPRING TERM:

Monday:
10-12: JOS5029H Reading Cervantes/S. Rupp –  Emmanuel College Room 205
2-4: COL5146H Written in Blood: Caribbean Readings in Conflict and Healing/C. James – Northrop Frye Hall, Room 332

Tuesday:
1-3: COL5135H Climate Genres/E. Jagoe –  Emmanuel College Room 205
3-5: COL5145H Poetics of Personhood/S. Dowling –  Emmanuel College Room 205

Wednesday:
9-11:FAH3000HS Directed Readings: Photography’s Collective Futures and Afterlives/J. Ricco
11-1:COL5136H Space, Place Power/H. Bahoora  Northrop Frye Hall, Room 009
2-4:JGC1855H Critical Theory – The French-German Connection/W. Goetschel   Northrop Frye Hall, Room 205
4-6:COL5144H Dramaturgies of the Dialectic Part II:  Tragedy and Philosophy after Hegel/R. Comay

Thursday:
10-12: JCD5135H Race, Politics and Jewishness/ N. Seidman  Northrop Frye Hall, Room 008
12-2: JFC5129H  Performative Autobiographical Acts: Painted and Photographic Representations of Self in Personal and Political Testimonials/J. LeBlanc – Emmanuel College Room 205
2-4: JFC5136H Allegory and Allegorism in Literature and Fine Arts/S. Drouin – Northrop Frye Hall, Room 008
4-6: JCO5121H Classics and Theory Seminar: Orality, Textuality, Hypertextuality/K. Yu –Lillian Massey Building, 125 Queen’s Park, Room 205 

Friday:
10-12: COL5122H Text and Digital Media/R. Bai  Northrop Frye Hall, Room 008

Updated: August 11, 2021

CORE PROGRAM | 2020-2021


All Comparative Literature fall and winter term courses will be available online. We are working with the rest of the university to determine, according to health and safety requirements, when and how we will be able to offer also in-person learning. This is an on-going process about which updates will be posted. 

FALL TERM:
COL1000H Faculty Seminar/S. Dowling
COL5018H  Gender, Agency, and Life Writing/B. Havercroft
COL5101H Diasporic Cities/A. Sakaki  
COL5125H Literature, Trauma, Modernity/J. Zilcosky
COL5128H Tragedy: Instantiations of a Dramatic Form in Theatre, Philosophy, Opera and Popular Cinema/M. Revermann  
COL5142H  Women and Sex and Talk/J. Ricco (new)

WINTER TERM:
COL5032H Feminist Approaches to Medieval Literature/J. Ross
COL 5122H Text and Digital Media/R. Bai
COL5133H Comparative Modernisms/H. Bahoora
COL5140H Beckett and Philosophy/R. Comay (new) 
COL5141H Beyond the Anthropocene: New Directions in Environmental Humanities/E. Jagoe (new)/ 
JFC5129H  Performative Autobiographical Acts: Painted and Photographic Representations of Self in Personal and Political Testimonials/J. LeBlanc
JGC1855H Critical Theory – The French-German Connection/W. Goetschel
JLV5143H Censorship, Culture, Archive/A. Komaromi (new) 

Joint course codes: JLA: Complit-East Asian; JLV: Complit-Slavic; JLE: Complit-English; JFC: Complit-French; JGC: Complit-German; JHL: Complit-History; JOS: Complit-Spanish & Portuguese; JCY: Complit-Philosophy; JCO: Complit-Classics.



updated: June 12, 2020

COURSE SCHEDULE |2020-2021


All Comparative Literature fall and winter term courses will be available online. We are working with the rest of the university to determine, according to health and safety requirements, when and how we will be able to offer also in-person learning. This is an on-going process about which updates will be posted. .

Fall term:

Monday:
10-12: Graduate Writing Group
2-4:  COL5125H Literature, Trauma, Modernity/J. Zilcosky

Tuesday
10-12: COL5142H  Women and Sex and Talk/J. Ricco
3-5: COL5018H  Gender, Agency, and Life Writing/B. Havercroft

Wednesday:

Thursday:
10-12: COL5101H Diasporic Cities/A. Sakaki

Friday:
11-1: COL5128H Tragedy: Instantiations of a Dramatic Form in Theatre, Philosophy, Opera and Popular Cinema/M. Revermann
2-4: COL1000H Faculty Seminar/S. Dowling

Spring/Winter term:

Monday:
10-12: Graduate Writing Group
2-4: COL5141H Beyond the Anthropocene: New Directions in Environmental Humanities/E. Jagoe, New

Tuesday
1-3: COL5140H Beckett and Philosophy/R. Comay

Wednesday:
10-12: COL5032H Feminist Approaches to Medieval Literature/J. Ross
1-3: COL5133H Comparative Modernisms/H. Bahoora
3-5: JGC1855H Critical Theory – The French-German Connection/W. Goetschel

Thursday:
12-2: JFC5129H  Performative Autobiographical Acts: Painted and Photographic Representations of Self in Personal and Political Testimonials/J. LeBlanc
2-4:JLV5143H Censorship, Culture, Archive/A. Komaromi

 Friday:
11-1: COL 5122H Text and Digital Media/R. Bai

All Comparative Literature fall and winter term courses will be available online. We are working with the rest of the university to determine, according to health and safety requirements, when and how we will be able to offer also in-person learning. This is an on-going process about which updates will be posted. 

Updated: June 12, 2020




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CORE PROGRAM | 2019-2020


Fall term

COL1000HF Faculty Seminar/S. Dowling, Friday, 2-4
COL5110HF Post Capitalist Fantasy/E. Cazdyn, Thursday, 11-1
COL5130HF Comparison and “the Human”/U. Esonwanne, Tuesday, 11-1/Cancelled
COL5135HF Climate Genres/E. Jagoe, Monday, 1-3 /New
COL5136HF Space, Place and Power/H. Bahoora, Wednesday, 1-3/New
JFC5025HF Feminism and Postmodernism: Theory and Practice/B. Havercroft, Tuesday, 3-5
JGC1855HF Critical Theory – The French-German Connection/W. Goetschel/Wednesday 3-5
JHL1680HF – Revolutionary Women’s Cultures in East Asia, early to mid 20th century/A. Grewal, Tuesday 1-3
JLE5225HF Passage from History to Fiction/N. Kortenaar , Thursday 3-5 /New
JLV5134HF Theories of the Novel/K. Holland/Friday, 11-1/ New
JOS5019HF Cervantes and Renaissance Humanism/S. Rupp, Thursday, 1-3 /Cancelled

Spring term

COL5047HS The Two Avant-Gardes/Komaromi, Thursday, 11-1
COL5096HS The Problem of Translation: Historical, Theoretical and Pragmatic Perspectives/M. Revermann, Friday, 12-2
COL5126HS Sports Narrated: Literary and Interdisciplinary Exploration of Sports represented in Textual and Visual Media/A. Sakaki, Tuesday, 10-12/New
COL5138HS Dramaturgy of the Dialectic/R. Comay, Wednesday, 4-6/New
COL5139HS Critical Race Theory/M. Nyquist/Monday, 10-1/New
JFC5105HS Collections of Knowledge: Encyclopedism and Travel Literature, 1500-1800/A. Mostch, Wednesday, 10-12
JFC5129HS  Performative Autobiographical Acts: Painted and Photographic Representations of Self in Personal and Political Testimonials/J. LeBlanc, Thursday, 3-5
JHL1282HS Comparative Totalitarian Culture/T. Lahusen, Tuesday, 1 -3/New

Special seminarCOL2100HS Corpus Infinitum: Art and the Possibility of  Justice/D. Ferreira da Silva/condensed course from April 13 to May 10, 2020, from 1-4 pm:
April: Monday 13; Wednesday 15; Monday 20; Wednesday 22; Monday 27; Wednesday 29
May: Monday 4 ; Wednesday 6.


 COURSE SCHEDULE |2019-2020

Most Comparative Literature courses are taught at the Centre for Comparative Literature, Isabel Bader Theatre, 3rd floor, Linda Hutcheon Seminar Room (BT319) unless indicated otherwise below. Please click on the course code to see its description.

Fall term:

Monday:
9:30-12:30: PhD Writing Group
1-3: COL5135HF Climate Genres/E. Jagoe

Tuesday
1-3: JHL1680HF Revolutionary Women’s Cultures in East Asia, early to mid 20th century/A. Grewal
3-5: JFC5025HF Feminism and Postmodernism: Theory and Practice/B. Havercroft

Wednesday:
1-3: COL5136HF Space, Place and Power/H. Bahoora
3-5: JGC1855HF Critical Theory – The French-German Connection/W. Goetschel

Thursday:
11-1: COL5110HF Post Capitalist Fantasy/E. Cazdyn
3-5: JLE5225HF Passage from History to Fiction/N. Kortenaar

Friday:
11-1: JLV5134HF Theories of the Novel/K. Holland
2-4:  COL1000HF Faculty Seminar/S. Dowling

Spring term:

Monday:
10-1: COL5139HS Critical Race Theory/M. Nyquist

Tuesday
10-12: COL526HS Sports Narrated: Literary and Interdisciplinary Exploration of Sports represented in Textual and Visual Media/A. Sakaki
1 -3: JHL1282HS Comparative Totalitarian Culture/T. Lahusen

Wednesday:
10-12: JFC5105HS Collections of Knowledge: Encyclopedism and Travel Literature, 1500-1800/A. Mostch
1:00-3:50: Interdisciplinary Writing Group
4-6: COL5081HS Benjamin’s Arcades Project/R. Comay

Thursday:
11-1: COL5047HS The Two Avant-Gardes/Komaromi
3-5: JFC5129HS  Performative Autobiographical Acts: Painted and Photographic Representations of Self in Personal and Political Testimonials/J. LeBlanc

 Friday:
10-12: Complit Writing Group
12-2: COL5096HS The Problem of Translation: Historical, Theoretical and Pragmatic Perspectives/M. Revermann
2-4: Complit Writing Group

Most Comparative Literature courses are taught at the Centre for Comparative Literature, Isabel Bader Theatre, 3rd floor, Linda Hutcheon Seminar Room (BT319) unless indicated otherwise below. Please click on the course code to see its description.

Updated: Jan 27, 2020

CORE PROGRAM | 2018-19


Fall term

COL1000H Faculty Seminar/Coordinator: U. Esonwanne
COL5018H Gender, Agency, and Life Writing/B. Havercroft
COL5081H Benjamin’s Arcades Project/R. Comay
COL5129H New Addictions/E. Jagoe /New course
COL5133H Comparative Modernisms/H. Bahoora / New course
JGC1855H Critical Theory – The French-German Connection/W. Goetschel
JLA5082H The Rhetoric of PhotographyA. Sakaki
DRA3907HY Collisions and Common Ground: Art – Technology – Performance/P. Kleber

Spring term

COL5033H Visual Portraitures in Contemporary Autobiographical Narratives/J. LeBlanc
COL5027H Memory, Trauma, and History/T. Lahusen
COL5117H Freud and Psychoanalysis/J. Zilcosky 
COL5124H Public Reading/A. Komaromi
COL5128H Tragedy: Instantiations of a Dramatic Form in Theatre, Philosophy, Opera and Popular Cinema/M. Revermann
COL5131H Non Disclosure Acts/ E. Cazdyn/  New course
JFC1813H  Literature of Contact and Anthropological Thought 16th-18th Century/A. Motsch
JLV5135H 1968: The Year of Revolution and Protest/D. Obradovic / New course

Joint course codes: JLA: Complit-East Asian; JLV: Complit-Slavic; JLE: Complit-English; JFC: Complit-French; JGC: Complit-German; JHL: Complit-History; JOS: Complit-Spanish & Portuguese; JCY: Complit-Philosophy; JCO: Complit-Classics.