MLCS - Modern Languages and Cultural Studies

Offered By:
Faculty of Arts

Below are the courses available from the MLCS code. Select a course to view the available classes, additional class notes, and class times.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Course may be taken five times when topics vary.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Introduction to key concepts in the study of cultures, languages, literatures, and media.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

How language, both spoken and written, creates and sustains economic, social, and political power.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Course may be taken five times when topics vary.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Translation problems and strategies illustrated with examples from a variety of languages. Prerequisite: *6 in a foreign language at the 150-level or above.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Practices throughout the world.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Examination and design of video games as objects of cultural studies for developing intercultural understanding.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Course may be taken five times when topics vary.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

A broad historical perspective on the contributions made by translators to the intellectual and cultural history of the world through consideration of the Germanic, Romance and Slavic traditions. The role of the translator and basic principles governing the various traditions are examined to gain insight into different types of translation (religious, literary, technical) and significant moments in the history of translation. Prerequisite: *6 in a Language Other than English at the 200-level or above or consent of Department.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

In this practice-based course that addresses an urgent concern facing the world today students will synthesize and apply the knowledge and skills obtained in the Modern Languages and Cultural Studies Major.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

A discursive approach to the study of cultural representations and ethical issues in world media. Prerequisite: *6 at the 300-level, of which *3 must be in a language taught in Modern Languages and Cultural Studies, or consent of Department.

★ 3 (fi 6)(FIRST, 3-0-3)

Considers the representation of sex acts captured on film, video, and other forms of moving pictures. Interrogating notions of acceptability, the popular, high art, exploitation and industry machinery. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)
There is no available course description.
★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Course may be taken five times when topics vary.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Prerequisite: consent of Department.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Prerequisite: consent of Department.

★ 3 (fi 6)(FIRST, 3-0-3)

Considers the representation of sex acts captured on film, video, and other forms of moving pictures. Interrogating notions of acceptability, the popular, high art, exploitation and industry machinery. Prerequisite: Consent of the Department.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)
There is no available course description.
★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

The multiple ways in which linguistics, literary criticism, philosophy, cultural theories and feminist theories have informed the practice of translation and contributed to the production of different translation theories. In their presentations and papers, students are encouraged to use examples taken from languages with which they are familiar.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Prerequisite: consent of Department.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

An overview of the history of translation and the contributions made by translators to intellectual and cultural history. Prerequisite: consent of Department.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Major theories and issues in past and present second language acquisition research. Course is cross-listed as LING 620. Credit will only be granted for MLCS 620 or LING 620. Prerequisite: LING 101 or equivalent and consent of Department.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

The systematic study of language and society, including a theoretical foundation in sociolinguistics and discourse studies. Prerequisite: LING 101 or equivalent and consent of Department.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Introduction to qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods in applied linguistics research. Prerequisite: LING 101 or equivalent and consent of Department.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

The history of the study of literature, focusing on the relation between national and world literature, and the links to other media and disciplines. Prerequisite: consent of Department.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Prerequisite: consent of Department.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Designed to help graduate students develop theoretical knowledge and practical expertise in postsecondary language, literature, and cultural studies instruction. Prerequisite: consent of Department.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Literary and cultural theory from classical times to the twentieth century from around the world. Students will read primary texts. Prerequisite: consent of Department.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Literary and cultural theory in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries from around the world. Students will read primary texts. Prerequisite: consent of Department.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Prerequisite: consent of Department.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Prerequisite: consent of the Department.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)
There is no available course description.
★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, UNASSIGNED)

Three individualized modules tailored to each student's professional goals and developed by the student in conjunction with the department. This is a pass/ fail course, which is required of all students. Prerequisite: consent of Department.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, UNASSIGNED)

Three individualized modules tailored to each student's professional goals and developed by the student in conjunction with the department. This is a pass/ fail course which is required of all course-based MA students. Prerequisite: consent of Department.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3L-0)

Preparation and instruction in academic writing. This is a pass/ fail course. Prerequisite: consent of Department.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, UNASSIGNED)

Preparation for the comprehensive exams. This is a pass/ fail course. Prerequisite: consent of Department.

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, UNASSIGNED)

Preparation for the candidacy exam. This is a pass/ fail course. Prerequisite: consent of Department.

★ 6 (fi 12)(EITHER, UNASSIGNED)
There is no available course description.
★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, UNASSIGNED)
There is no available course description.