Proseminar in Comparative Literature

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The '''Proseminar in Comparative Literature''' is organized around five questions. 1. Is there an epistemological object that might be the determination of comparative literature as a discipline? 2. Is the putative disciplinarity of comparative literature a methodological possibility? 3. Is the possibility of comparative literature given by the fact of a shared sensibility, or an affective being-in-common? 4. Is comparative literature's only question the question of its own possibility? 5. Is comparative literature perhaps a historical, social, political, practice?
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The '''Proseminar in Comparative Literature''' is organized around the question of comparative literature: What has been the historical, social-political practice of the discipline? How do theories become transnational, transdisciplinary practices of comparative literature? What is the state of the discipline today?
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==Format==
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Seminar. One final research paper. Several short reports.
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==Prerequisites==
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Students other than comparative literature graduate students new to Binghamton University, including undergraduates, may be admitted as space permits and with consent of instructor.
  
 
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Latest revision as of 19:55, 10 February 2007

The Proseminar in Comparative Literature is organized around the question of comparative literature: What has been the historical, social-political practice of the discipline? How do theories become transnational, transdisciplinary practices of comparative literature? What is the state of the discipline today?

[edit] Format

Seminar. One final research paper. Several short reports.

[edit] Prerequisites

Students other than comparative literature graduate students new to Binghamton University, including undergraduates, may be admitted as space permits and with consent of instructor.