Sample Concentration Courses

Listed below are sample courses regularly offered in various departments. Students interested in the 2000-level courses listed here must obtain the instructor's permission before enrolling. Other courses may count for concentration credit upon consultation with the Director of the Center of for the Study of the Early Modern World. A roster of courses offered this semester is available on the university course catalog and on this website.

CLAS 0420 - Ancient Novel and Its Influence
CLAS 0760 - Ancient Utopias and Imaginary Places
CLAS 0900 - Greek Mythology
LATN 1040b - Virgil: Aeneid
LATN 1060f - Ovid's Metamorphoses
CLAS 1120G - Reading Humanist Latin Texts
LATN 2080F - The Latin of America

Comparative Literature
COLT 0812 - Hamlet Post-Hamlet
COLT 1410L - Philosophy and Tragedy
COLT 1410U - Shakespeare in Perspective
COLT 1431A - The Philosophical Art of Shakespeare’s Sonnets

ENGL 0310GE - Shakespeare: The Screenplays
ENGL 1510A - Jane Austen and Her Predecessors: The Other History of the Novel
ENGL 1561G - Swift, Pope, Johnson
ENGL 1561K - Restoration and the Eighteenth-Century Drama
ENGL 2360X - Hamlet: Appropriation, Mediation, Theory

French Studies
FEEN 0720 - From Courtly Love to Postmodern Desire (Freshman Seminar)
FREN 2130 - Queering the Grand Siècle

Hispanic Studies
HISP 0550 - Topics in Hispanic Culture and Civilization
HISP 1240A - Fashion and the Fictions of Identity in Early Modern Spain
HISP 1240C - Golden Age Short Stories 
HISP 1240L - Cervantes and Don Quijote in the Context of Golden Age Spain
HISP 1330C - Indigenous Literatures of Latin America
HISP 1330H - Transatlantic Colonial Encounters
HISP 2350H - The History of Wonder in Colonial Spanish American Lettres

HIST 0150B  - The Philosopher’s Stone: Alchemy From Antiquity to Harry Potter
HIST 0233 - Colonial Latin America
HIST 0286A - History of Medicine I: Medical Traditions in the Old World Before 1700
HIST 286B  - History of Medicine II: The Development of Scientific Medicine in Europe and the World
HIST 0522G - An Empire and Republic: The Dutch Golden Age
HIST 0535A - Atlantic Pirates
HIST 1262M - Truth on Trial: Justice in Italy, 1400–1800
HIST 1266C - English History, 1529–1600
HIST 1266D - British History, 1660–1800
HIST 1331 - The Rise and Fall of the Aztecs: Mexico, 1300–1600
HIST 1855A - Self-Fashioning and Souvenirs: History and Culture on the Grand Tour
HIST 1964B - The Enchanted World: Magic, Angels, and Demons in Early Modern Europe
HIST 1964D - Women in Early Modern England
HIST 1964E - The English Revolution 
HIST 2870E - Early Modern Continental Europe – Reading
HIST 1974M - Early Modern Globalization

History of Art and Architecture
HIAA 0010 - Introduction to the History of Art
HIAA 0020 - Introduction to the History of Architecture and Urbanism
HIAA 0150 - Visual Cultures of Colonial Latin America
HIAA 0580 - Word, Image, and Power in Renaissance Italy
HIAA 0620 - The Age of Rubens and Rembrandt: Culture of the Netherlands in the Seventeenth Century
HIAA 0650 - Eighteenth-Century Art: Imagining the Global Eighteenth Century
HIAA 1150 - Topics in Hispanic Art and Architecture
HIAA 1560 - Topics in Italian Visual Culture 
HIAA 1650 - Topics in Eighteenth-Century Art
HIAA 1850 - Topics in Twentieth-Century Architecture

Italian Studies
ITAL 0590 - Word, Image, and Power in Renaissance Italy
ITAL 1010 - Dante in English Traslation
ITAL 1020 - Boccaccio's "Decameron"
ITAL 1320 - Great Authors and Works of Italian Renaissance 
ITAL 1610 - The Divina Commedia: Inferno and Purgatorio
ITAL 1620 - The Divina Commedia: Paradiso

Modern Culture and Media
MCM 1130 - Literature and Society

MUSC 0300 - Major Masters of Music
MUSC 570, 580 - Chamber Music Performance
MUSC 0910 - Medieval and Renaissance Music
MUSC 0920 - Baroque and Classic Music
MUSC 1040 - Tonal Counterpoint

PHIL 0070 - The Individual and the State
PHIL 0350 - Ancient Philosophy
PHIL 0360 - Early Modern Philosophy

Portuguese and Brazilian Studies
POBS 1600 - Topics and Themes in Portuguese and Brazilian Cultures and Civilizations 

Theatre, Speech and Dance
TAPS 1240 - Performance Historiography and Theatre History