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CFP: Fifth Summer Academy of Atlantic History

"Connecting and Globalizing the Atlantic"

September 28 - October 1 2017

CFP: 2017 International Conference on Cross-Cultural Studies

"Intercultural Adaptation, Globalization and Risk"

October 6 - 7, 2017





























Courses Summer Semester 2017


Introductory Courses



41101: American Literature and Culture III: Modernism, Mayer
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41104: Edgar Allan Poe - Renaissance Man, Schmidt
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41105: “The End of Something”: Narratives of Modernist Fragmentation, Schmidt
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4114A: Contemporary American Diasporic Writing, Tabur
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41146: Multiethnic American Short Stories, Tabur
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Advanced Seminars

4110B:  Reckless, O Soul: The Poetry of Walt Whitman, Cortiel
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4117I:  Englishes in North America, Bieswanger
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41107: Cultural Theories and Research Methods - Reading Contemporary American Television, Cortiel
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41108: Utopia and Apocalypse in America: Imagining the Future from Puritanism to Bernie Sanders, Cortiel
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41109: “Globalism, Eco-collapse, and the (Post-)Human: Margaret Atwood’s Oryx and Crake and David Brin’s Earth”, Mayer
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41111: Southern Gothic, Schmidt
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Research Seminars

41102: BA Research Seminar - Serial Storytelling: Science Fiction Television and Comics, Cortiel
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