Academic Calendar 2021-2022

Languages, Lit and Cultures (LLCU)

LLCU 101  Beginning Indigenous Language and Culture I  Units: 3.00  

Offers a basic level of understanding, speaking, reading, and writing for students with no knowledge of the language. The specific language will be announced on the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures web page.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36S;84P).

Requirements: Prerequisite None.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
LLCU 102  Beginning Indigenous Language and Culture II  Units: 3.00  

Continuation of LLCU 101: offering a basic level of understanding, speaking, reading and writing in the language. The specific language will be announced on the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures web page.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36S;84P).

Requirements: Prerequisite LLCU 101 in same language.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
LLCU 103  Beginning Language and Culture l  Units: 3.00  

A topics course on a language not already offered within the department. Offers a basic understanding, speaking, reading and writing for students with no knowledge of the language. The specific language will be announced on the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures web page.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36L;84P).

Requirements: Prerequisite None.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
LLCU 104  Beginning Language and Culture ll  Units: 3.00  

LLCU 104 is a topics course on a language not already offered within the department. It is a continuation of LLCU 103 building on the speaking, reading and writing of the language. The specific language will be announced on the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures web page.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36L;12O;72P).

Requirements: Prerequisite LLCU 103.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
LLCU 110  Linguistic Diversity and Identity  Units: 3.00  

This course explores the diversity of human languages, and the nature of linguistic identity across and within speech communities from a linguistics perspective. Topics that will be covered include: language families; linguistic typology; writing systems; language endangerment and revitalization; and situations of language contact, bilingualism, and sociolinguistic variation.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36L;84P).

Requirements: Prerequisite None.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
LLCU 111  Introduction to Cultures  Units: 3.00  

This course offers an overview of the theoretical framework behind the study of intercultural communication and proposes practical applications of these theories, including in-class guest speakers and a 4-session workshop on Intercultural Competence by the Queen's University International Centre (QUIC). Students will obtain a Certificate by QUIC.
NOTE Also offered online. Consult Arts and Science Online. Learning Hours may vary.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36L;12O;72P).

Requirements: Prerequisite None.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
LLCU 200  Semiotics: Interpreting the World  Units: 3.00  

Semiotics is the discipline that studies signs and how these participate in creating meaning and communication. This course focuses on the theoretical system on which semiotic analyses is based (F. de Saussure, C. Peirce, R. Barthes, and others) and will be devoted to various subject areas such as literature, art, film, theatre, and other fields.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36L;84P)

Requirements: pre Lvl2 or perm and excl  
Course Equivalencies: IDIS200; LLCU200  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
LLCU 201  Introduction to Romance Philology  Units: 3.00  

This course aims at familiarizing students from diverse programs with some of the fundamental concepts of Romance Philology. The analysis of the first literary and non-literary documents of the Romance languages will be a fundamental part of the course together with the understanding of the evolution of Latin into Vulgar Latin and its differentiation into Romance languages. Particular attention will be paid to Spanish, Italian, and French.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36L;84P).

Requirements: Prerequisite None. Exclusion IDIS 201. Equivalency IDIS 201.  
Course Equivalencies: LLCU201; IDIS201  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
LLCU 203  Cultural Anthropology  Units: 3.00  

Cultural anthropology provides an understanding of the range of human cultural and social diversity-the many ways that humans organize their lives. This course covers the main theories, methods, and topics in the field (e.g. economy, politics, religion, power, identity, environment, health), with a focus on major contemporary social problems.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36L;84P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 2 or above or permission of the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
LLCU 205  The Cultures of a Nation  Units: 3.00  

This course will introduce major themes and concepts in the cultures of a specific nation with an emphasis on understanding and examining the important social, historical and cultural contexts of the country and its people. Topics may include art, film, economy, religion, and politics. The specific 'Nation' details to be announced on the Languages, Literatures and Cultures website.

Requirements: Requires a minimum of 24.00 units  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
LLCU 206  Rebel Cities  Units: 3.00  

This course examines cities from a cultural perspective, focusing through film to see how different urban spaces have, at different moments in time, been incubators of great social changes. It seeks to understand why, when, and with what result such upheavals occur.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36L;84P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 2 or above or permission of the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
LLCU 207  Representations of Business in the Movies  Units: 3.00  

How are businesses and business people represented in film? This course draws from a range of international films to analyze how business at different levels of development in different places in the world is represented on screen. It asks why Hollywood and other film industries seem to heroize and demonize their usually male, White entrepreneurs. And it asks how such depictions matter.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36L;24G;60P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 2 or above or permission of the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
LLCU 209  Rio de Janeiro: the Marvelous City  Units: 3.00  

This course goes beyond the typical representations of Rio de Janeiro to provide an understanding of the complex social, political, economic, and cultural history that have shaped the city's development and character. Focus is on the twentieth century, but provides the necessary historical background to understand the dynamics of life in Rio.
NOTE Only offered online. Consult Arts and Science Online.
LEARNING HOURS 132 (48O;84P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 2 or above.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
LLCU 210  Italy and the Classical Tradition  Units: 3.00  

The ancient Greek and Roman tradition in literature, art and the politics of Italy from the Middle Ages to the 18th century. Texts and works of art will be studied in the context of the historical, cultural and political settings of Italy.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36L;84P)

Requirements: pre LvL2 and exclu  
Course Equivalencies: ITLN210; LLCU210  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
LLCU 213  The Social History of Organized Crime in Canada  Units: 3.00  

Students will analyze and understand the most important forms of organized crime present in Canada. Its history and evolution are defined, in an attempt to interpret the relationship between major criminal organizations and economic, social, cultural, political, and demographic changes, both domestically and internationally.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36L;84P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 2 or above or permission of the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
LLCU 214  Mafia Culture and the Power of Symbols, Rituals and Myth  Units: 3.00  

The course will analyze the cinematic representation of the Mafia and other criminal organizations, such as Yakuza, Triads, Vory V Zakone. The course will focus on how North American cinema (Hollywood) often glorifies the mafiosi's lifestyle. The goal is the deconstruction of the romantic portrayal of the gangster life style created on screen.
NOTE Also offered at the Bader International Study Centre. Learning Hours may vary.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36L;36T;48P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 2 or above or permission of the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
LLCU 215  Dante  Units: 3.00  

A study of Dante Alighieri's life and poetry, especially the Vita Nuova and the Divine Comedy.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36L;84P)

Requirements: pre LVL2 or perm and excl  
Course Equivalencies: ITLN215; LLCU215  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
LLCU 226  Italian Literature and Cinema  Units: 3.00  

Addresses the various issues relating to the film adaptation of an Italian literary text. The reading of narrative texts, the viewing of films and critical readings are required.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36L;84P)

Requirements: pre lvl 2 and excl  
Course Equivalencies: LLCU226; ITLN226  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
LLCU 232  From the Romantics to D'Annunzio  Units: 3.00  

The course will focus on the study of Italian Romanticism and its relation to English, German, Spanish and French Romanticism. The rise of Realism and Decadentism will also be discussed and examined.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36L;84P)

Requirements: pre Lvl 2 and excl  
Course Equivalencies: ITLN232; LLCU232  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
LLCU 233  Survey of Italian Literature I  Units: 3.00  

A survey of Italian literature, through selected texts of representative authors, from the Middle Ages to the eighteenth century.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36L;84P)

Requirements: pre Lvl 2 or perm and excl  
Course Equivalencies: LLCU233; ITLN233  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
LLCU 234  Survey of Italian Literature II  Units: 3.00  

A survey of Italian literature, through selected texts of representative authors, from the eighteenth century to present.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36L;84P)

Requirements: pre LVL2 or perm and excl  
Course Equivalencies: LLCU234; ITLN234  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
LLCU 244  Hips Don't Lie?: Music and Culture in Latin America  Units: 3.00  

This survey course explores key aspects of Hispanic history and culture in the 20th century through the study of its musical production. We will study notions of race, class, gender, and national identity by focusing on specific musical genres.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36L;84P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 2 or above or permission of the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures. Exclusion LLCU 495 (2015/16).  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
LLCU 247  The Dynamic History of Spain  Units: 3.00  

This course covers the most significant political, historical, and artistic events and people that have shaped Spanish civilization from prehistoric times to the present. Students will acquire essential knowledge about one of Europe's most dynamic countries and at the same time improve their analytical, writing, and professional skills.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36L;84P)

Requirements: pre Lvl 2 or perm and excl  
Course Equivalencies: LLCU247; SPAN247  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
LLCU 248  Spanish American Cultural Contexts  Units: 3.00  

This survey course covers a vast area, several cultures, and many centuries. Students are expected to develop a general understanding of Spanish American culture through an examination of important historical, social, political, economic, and artistic developments in the area.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36L;84P)

Requirements: pre lvl 2 or perm and ecl  
Course Equivalencies: LLCU248; SPAN248  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
LLCU 249  Latin Lovers: Love, Sex and Popular Culture  Units: 3.00  

This course explores the emergence, development, and criticism of the Latin Lover figure in the West, from the creation of the archetypical Don Juan in the 17th century to contemporary Hollywood representation of Italian and Latin-American lovers.
NOTE Only offered online. Consult Arts and Science Online.
LEARNING HOURS 114 (36O;78P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 2 or above or permission of the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
LLCU 257  Pirandello's Theatre  Units: 3.00  

An in-depth study of Pirandello¿s most important dramatic works, together with analysis of his theoretical essays on theatre. Particular attention will be paid to the following plays: Six Characters in Search of an Author; Each in his Own Way, Henry IV, The Feast of Our Lord of the Ships, The New Colony; Tonight We Improvise and The Mountain Giants.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36L;84P)

Requirements: pre Lvl 2 or perm and excl  
Course Equivalencies: LLCU257; ITLN257  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
LLCU 270  Contemporary Events and Indigenous Cultural Politics  Units: 3.00  

An interdisciplinary analysis of contemporary events and Indigenous cultural politics, with a focus on how Indigenous writers, filmmakers, artists, and community members participate in and recount defining moments. Indigenous knowledges and epistemologies are mobilised to foster a critical understanding of core questions put forward by events.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36L;84P)

Requirements: pre Level 2.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
LLCU 271  "Other's" Eyes Viewing Indigenous Peoples  Units: 3.00  

This course surveys English, American, and Canadian literature that includes scholarship, philosophy, poetry, fiction, non-fiction, art, and audio-visual productions about Indigenous Peoples by non-Indigenous Peoples.
LEARNING HOURS 122 (36L;27G;5I;18O;36P)

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 2 or above.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
LLCU 295  Special Topics  Units: 3.00  

Special Topics: For detailed information, consult the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures website.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36L;84P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 2 or above or permission of the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
LLCU 301  Oral Tradition and Innovation in Cultural Transmission  Units: 3.00  

An examination of traditional and innovative forms of oral cultural transmission in a selection of American, African and European contexts with particular focus on the interaction of narrative and technology.
LEARNING HOURS 108 (36L;72P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 3 or above or permission of the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
LLCU 302  Unsettling: Indigenous Peoples & Canadian Settler Colonialism  Units: 3.00  

An intersectional/interdisciplinary approach to the analysis of, and possible alternatives to, Canadian settler colonialism. Primacy given to Indigenous voices/theories/methods related to the history of Indigenous lands and associated traditions/identities, the course focuses on the theory/practice of `unsettling¿ the settler colonial societies.
LEARNING HOURS 119 (36L;9G;6O;8Oc;60P)

Requirements: pre DEVS220 or 221 and excl  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
LLCU 303  Applied Intercultural Communication  Units: 3.00  

This course examines the main concepts of intercultural communication, identifies the obstacles for successful intercultural communication, and explores strategies for overcoming these barriers. Students apply their conceptual understanding as well as their language skills to real-world situations as part of the applied portion of the course.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (24L;24Oc;72P).

Requirements: Prerequisite (Level 3 and registration in the LLCU Major Plan and LLCU 111) or permission of the Instructor.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
LLCU 308  From Fellini to Benigni  Units: 3.00  

This course will examine social, historic and political realities of the twentieth century through the lens of the unique Italian humorist tradition of film making. The course will focus on films by F.Fellini, L.Comencini, E.Scola, G.Tornatore, G.Salvatores, N.Moretti, R.Benigni and other film makers.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36L;36T;48P)

Course Equivalencies: LLCU308; ITLN308  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
LLCU 309  The Films of Pedro Almodóvar  Units: 3.00  

Students will view and analyze a selection of Almodóvar's films within the context of Spain and other countries. The study of gender, sexual, cultural and societal identity and other fundamentals of contemporary theory will be central to this course.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36L;84P)

Requirements: pre Lvl 3 or perm and excl  
Course Equivalencies: LLCU309; SPAN308  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
LLCU 310  Introduction to Jewish Latin America  Units: 3.00  

This course explores the history and cultural production of Jews in Latin America: the diversity of the group, hyphenated identities and contributions to individual national cultures. Texts include excerpts from historical texts, essays, short stories, films, music and art.
NOTE We will also explore attitudes towards dictatorships, anti-semitism, the Holocaust and Israel.
LEARNING HOURS 180 (36S; 144P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 3 or above or permission of the Instructor.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
LLCU 311  Hispanic, Latino, Latinx? Introduction to Hispanic Culture(s) in the U.S. and Canada  Units: 3.00  

The course explores the history and cultural production of Hispanic communities in the United States and Canada in the twentieth century highlighting the remarkable contribution they have made in all aspects of culture and life in both countries.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36L;12O;72P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 3 or above or permission of the Instructor.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
LLCU 316  Introduction to Contemporary Literary Theory and Analysis  Units: 3.00  

An introduction to contemporary literary theories and the analysis of Hispanic texts from reader-, structural-, and author-oriented perspectives.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36L;84P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 3 or above or permission of the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures. Exclusion SPAN 406. Equivalency SPAN 316.  
Course Equivalencies: LLCU316; SPAN316  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
LLCU 319  Roots of Fascism: Resistance to Liberalism in the 19th Century  Units: 3.00  

A survey of various currents of thought from 19th-century Europe that illustrate conservative discomfort with industrial society and help to make the outbreak of fascism understandable after 1918. The course will distinguish between conservative, nationalist, aesthetic, and religious trends, illustrated by relevant readings from different countries.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36L;84P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 3 or above or permission of the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures. Exclusion GRMN 419.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
LLCU 320  Fascism in Europe from Napoleon to Hitler  Units: 3.00  

An introduction from a cultural perspective to the growth of the fascist mentality in Europe and the emergence of fascist regimes. The course will treat Italian Fascism and the Third Reich as part of the broader conservative and nationalist challenge to liberalism.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36L;84P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 2 or above or permission of the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures. Exclusion INTS 320; GRMN 420. Equivalency INTS 320.  
Course Equivalencies: GRMN420; LLCU320  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
LLCU 322  Conflict and Culture: Literature, Law, and Human Rights  Units: 3.00  

An examination of international discourses on conflict and resolution, including theories of reconciliation, human rights, and international law, as portrayed in various media (fiction, theatre and film) and diverse cultural contexts (e.g. ancient Greece, Germany, South Africa and Canada [indigenous settler relations]).
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36L;84P)

Requirements: pre Lvl 3 or perm and excl  
Course Equivalencies: LLCU322; INTS322  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
LLCU 325  Is Less More? Historic and Current Cultural Aspects of Minimalism and Reduction  Units: 3.00  

The current surge of minimalist movements (e.g. de-cluttering) offers insight into the texture of present and past cultures. The course will explore spiritual, health related, economic and aesthetic aspects of reductionist movements concerning nutrition, lifestyle, housing, design and exercise.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36S;24G;24O;36P).

Requirements: Prerequisite (Level 2 or above and LLCU 111) or permission of the Instructor. Exclusion GRMN 425.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
LLCU 326  Film in the New Europe  Units: 3.00  

This course investigates art, politics, and society in post-Wall Europe. Film is our starting point for exploring topics such as urban, regional, and national imagined communities; post- and para-socialist societies; and mobilities, especially transnational flows of people and culture across borders and along intersectionalities of privilege.
NOTE A screening will be made available each week for viewing films.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36L;84P).

Requirements: pre Lvl 2 or perm and excl  
Course Equivalencies: LLCU326; INTS326  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
LLCU 327  Sickness and Health - Cultural Representations in Medical Discourse  Units: 3.00  

The course investigates German cultural images and metaphors of disease, with an emphasis on the evolution of normalcy. We will study representations of disease (photography, museum exhibit, literary text), their historic development, and theories of media with respect to both historical and contemporary notions of sickness and health.
NOTE Readings are in translation.
LEARNING HOURS 114 (36L;6O;72P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 2 or above or permission of the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures. Exclusion GRMN 427.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
LLCU 328  Gender, Development and Film in Latin America  Units: 3.00  

This course will explore major themes of development in relation to gender in Latin America through its manifestation in film. Films will be chosen from all regions of Latin America, including Brazil.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36L;84P)

Requirements: pre Lvl 3 or perm and excl  
Course Equivalencies: LLCU328; SPAN328  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
LLCU 329  Uncanny Encounters: Narrative Analysis of the Fantastic Genre  Units: 3.00  

This course offers an overview of the related genres of the Fantastic, the Fairy Tale, Dystopia, Science Fiction, and Horror. Examples will include popular works such as the Twilight Saga, Harry Potter, and/or The Hunger Games, but also traditional texts by Hoffman and Kafka. Parallel to the fictional works, the course offers theoretical analysis.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (12L;24S;12G;24O;48P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 3 or above or permission of the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures. Exclusion GRMN 429.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
LLCU 330  Cervantes I: Earlier Works  Units: 3.00  

A study of Don Quijote I and a selection of his short theatrical Interludes. The course will consider the socio-economic and historical context and the literary implications of these works to provide a better understanding of 17th century Spain and the significance Cervantes' works still hold today.
NOTE Readings are in translation.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36S;84P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 3 or above or permission of the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures. Exclusion SPAN 330.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
LLCU 331  Cervantes II: Later Works  Units: 3.00  

In this course students will study Don Quijote II and a selection of novellas from Cervantes' Exemplary Novels. The course will consider the socio-economic and historical context and the literary implications of the continuation of Don Quijote I to provide a better understanding of 17th century Spain and the significance Cervantes' works hold today.
NOTE Readings are in translation.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36S;84P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 3 or above or permission of the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures. Exclusion SPAN 331.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
LLCU 332  Spanish Baroque Short Theatre  Units: 3.00  

Short theatre played an important role in the theatre of Spanish Golden Age. In this course students will study the literary particularities of the genre and the social ramifications of the themes present in short theatre (gender, battle of the sexes, diversity, authority amongst others) and their historical and contemporary relevance.
NOTE Readings are in translation.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36S;84P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 3 or above or permission of the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures. Exclusion SPAN 332.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
LLCU 333  Acting Out: Sexual and Gender Subversion in Baroque Theatre  Units: 3.00  

Baroque playwrights took full advantage of the actor Juan Rana's well-known queerness to subvert implicitly and explicitly the social norms of sexual and gender identity still questioned today. Course will examine Spanish Baroque short theatre in general and historically contextualize its subversion of social, sexual, gender, and patriarchal norms.
NOTE Readings in translation.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36L;84P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 3 or above or permission of the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures. Exclusion SPAN 333.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
LLCU 339  XX-Century Italian Playwrights: In Search of the Theatre  Units: 3.00  

Investigate the life and works of 20 internationally renowned Italian playwrights (including two Nobel Prize winners Luigi Pirandello and Dario Fo) in a philosophical, political, social, and historical context. Particular emphasis will be given on the aesthetic solutions proposed by the playwrights to deal with the new realities of the 21st-Century.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36L;84P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 3 or above or permission of the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
LLCU 340  European Romanticism  Units: 3.00  

The course will focus on the major trends of European Romanticism, mainly English, French, German and Italian. A comparison of both the 'poetics' together with a comparative analyses poems will serve as the backbone of the course.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36L;84P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 3 or above or permission of the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
LLCU 354  Women's Voices in Latin America  Units: 3.00  

A study of recent contributions to Latin American cultural production by women, including an overview of gender issues and the role women have played in their nations' history. The course will also explore the variety of voices that make up the cultural production of women in Latin America in terms of class, ethnicity, race, and sexual orientation.
NOTE Readings are in translation.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36S;84P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 3 or above. Exclusion SPAN 354.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
LLCU 358  Film and Politics in Argentina  Units: 3.00  

This course will examine critically a variety of representative Latin American films from a historical and filmic perspective. Beginning with the Peron era in the 1940s and 50s, and continuing through the dictatorship years of 1976 to 1983 and its aftermaths, we will examine how Argentine filmmakers express national reality and identity.
NOTE Films and readings are in translation.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36S;84P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 3 or above. Exclusion SPAN 458.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
LLCU 370  Indigenous Women and Power  Units: 3.00  

This course presents an interdisciplinary examination of Indigenous women and power through the lens of Indigenous scholars, writers, filmmakers, artists, and activists. Close reading methodologies are used to examine what it may mean for Indigenous women, including girls and LGBTQ2S+, "to reclaim their power and place."
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36S;84P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 3 or above.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
LLCU 372  Rotinohnsyonni Indigenography: Iroquois Language, Literatures and Culture  Units: 3.00  

This course explores Rotinohnsyonni (Iroquois) scholarship, philosophy, literature, and contemporary arts that introduces students to the passive, habitual, and stative aspect of Indigenous epistemologies.
LEARNING HOURS 111 (36L;27G;48P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 3 or above. Exclusion LLCU 295 (Topic Title: Rotinohnsyonni Indigenography).  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
LLCU 395  Special Topics  Units: 3.00  

Special topics. For detailed information, consult the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures web page.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36L;84P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 3 or above or permission of the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
LLCU 432  Field Research Practicum at Fudan University  Units: 6.00  

Provides students with an opportunity to conduct social research under the guidance of a Fudan instructor. Queen¿s students attend lectures on the interdisciplinary study of Shanghai and team up with Fudan counterparts to undertake research on social change in Shanghai. Assignments include in-class presentations and a final paper. Fall term.
NOTE This course is part of the Semester in Shanghai program in Arts and Science, which will require students to pay a $500 program fee to cover costs over and above tuition.
LEARNING HOURS 225.26 (26L;6.5S;2.86T;9.75Pc;6.5G;0.65I;77Oc;96P)

Requirements: Prerequisite Approval in advance from instructor and Placement Coordinator, Dept. of LLCU. Exclusion No more than 1 course from DEVS420;DEVS432; LLCU432  
Course Equivalencies: LLCU432; DEVS432  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
LLCU 495  Special Topics I  Units: 3.00  

Special topics. For detailed information, consult the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36S;84P)

Requirements: Pre Level 3 or perm of dept.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
LLCU 501  Directed Readings in Languages, Literatures and Cultures  Units: 3.00  

This course enables a student or a group of students to explore a body of literature on a selected topic in Languages, Literatures, and Cultures. The focus may be by theme, by region, or academic approach and can span the humanities, social sciences, and environmental sciences.
NOTE The student(s) is responsible for approaching a professor with whom they wish to work and who is willing to undertake this project.

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 3 or above or permission of the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
LLCU 594  Independent Study  Units: 3.00  

Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science