World Languages & Cultures (WLGC)

WLGC 301B. Approaches to World Cultural Studies. 1 Unit.

The course introduces students to the basic principles and methods of Cultural Studies. Focusing on cultural material (literature, film, visual arts, music etc.) of Western and Non-Western nations, the course stresses a critical reflection on diverse cultural experiences, behaviors and norms and seeks to establish relationships amongst these norms and values within a global context.

WLGC 499. Senior Research in Translation. 1 Unit.

Annotated translation senior project: Substantial translation of an original untranslated text, with translator’s note on translingual and transcultural difficulties, and cultural background research on the topic. Prerequisite: Minimum of two 300-level L designated courses.