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African Area Studies 016
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American History 512
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Chinese 165
Cinema Studies 175
Cognitive Science 185
Community Development
Comparative Literature 195
Computer Science 198
Criminal Justice 202
Dance 203, 206
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Economics 220
Education 300
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Hindi 505
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Japanese 565
Jewish Studies 563
Journalism and Media Studies 567
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Labor Studies 575
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Middle Eastern Studies 685
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Philosophy 730
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Political Science 790
Portuguese 810
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Puerto Rican and Hispanic Caribbean Studies 836
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Russian 860
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Sociology 920
South Asian Studies 925
Spanish 940
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Theater Arts 965, 966
Ukrainian 967
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New Brunswick/Piscataway Undergraduate Catalog 2005-2007 Programs of Study For Liberal Arts Students Programs, Faculty, and Courses English Courses (353)  

Courses (353)

01:353:230Readings in Literary Theory (3) Literary theory through the close reading of texts with common themes; representation of diverse historical periods and theoretical frameworks.
01:353:301History of Literary Theory I (3) Literary and rhetorical theory from antiquity to the Enlightenment.
01:353:302History of Literary Theory II (3) Selected trends and texts of literary theory from Romanticism to the present.
01:353:310Language and Meaning (3) Concept of "meaning" in linguistic and especially "literary" theory.
01:353:315Deconstruction and Poststructuralist Theory (3) "Poststructuralism" and its origins in France in the late 1960s; attention to the theoretical writings of Derrida, Barthes, Kristeva, and de Man.
01:353:320Marxist Literary Theory (3) Marxist analysis of literature, culture, and society. Attention to dialectical philosophy, the problem of base and superstructure, theories of ideology and fetishism.
01:353:326Colonial and Postcolonial Theory (3) Theories of colonial and postcolonial discourse; attention to issues of imperialism, primitivism, creolization, and globalization in fiction, film, and travel narratives.
01:353:330Cultural Theory in Literary Studies (3) Approaches to defining what culture is and how to theorize culture in relation to the production and consumption of literary and nonliterary texts.
01:353:340Feminist Theory in Literary Study (3) "Woman," "gender," and related concepts as discursive categories deployed in theoretical, literary, philosophical, and popular texts. Attention to historical issues and current debates.
01:353:346Theories of Gender and Sexuality (3) History and critique of gender and sexuality as discursive categories. May include nonliterary as well as literary texts and involve various theoretical perspectives.
01:353:350Psychoanalytic Literary Theory (3) Impact of psychoanalysis upon theories of literature, language, and interpretation; Freud and beyond; attention to theories of subjectivity, sexuality, textuality, culture.
01:353:360Literature, Theology, and Theory (3) Relationships between theological and literary ways of reading texts, including both sacred and secular examples.
01:353:370Theories of Genre (3) Introduction to the ways in which criticism has theorized literature according to genre, form, and kind.
01:353:389,390Issues and Problems in Literary Theory (3,3) Close investigation of a specifically defined area of literary theory. Topics vary according to individual instructors; consult departmental information.
01:353:491,492Seminar: Topics in Literary Theory (3,3) Intensive study, in a discussion-oriented format, of a specifically defined area of literary theory. Topics vary according to individual instructors; consult departmental information.
01:353:496,497Seminar: Topics in Feminist Theory (3,3) Intensive study, in a discussion-oriented format, of a specifically defined area of feminist theory. Topics vary according to individual instructors; consult departmental information.
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