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AMST 453 Culture, Society, and Literature (3)

Literary and non-fictive exploration of the intellectual and moral response of Americans to institutions and culture of 20th-century marketplace economy.

AMST 455 U.S. Women’s Literature and Culture (3)

Reading of selected works of U.S. women’s literature and cultural texts (such as art and film). Emphasis on historical and cultural context and diverse expressions of women’s gendered identities. (Cross-listed as ENG 455 and WS 445)

AMST 458 Film in American Culture (3)

Comprehensive survey of varieties of film experience from historical and contemporary points of view.

ASAN 361 Southeast Asian Literature in Translation (3)

Survey in English traditional and modern literatures of Southeast Asia. A-F only. (Cross-listed as IP 361)

ASAN 364 20th-Century Chinese Women Writers (3)

A survey and critical examination of contemporary Chinese women writers from China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong. Traces a genealogy of women’s writing from the early 1920s up until now through novels, poetry, drama, and film. Pre: one DH or DL course, or consent. (Cross-listed as EALL 364 and WS 346)

CHN 487 (Alpha) Readings in 20th Century Chinese Literature (3)

Representative works of writers from People’s Republic of China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong. (B) short stories; (C) poetry and drama; (D) novels and essays. Repeatable two times. Pre: 402 or consent.

CLAS 122 Greek, Roman, and Ancient Mythology (3)

Combines readings and analyses of myths from the ancient world including Europe, Asia, Africa, and Hawai‘i, with an emphasis on comparative analysis of cultures and religions.

CLAS 302 Biblical Hebrew II (3)

Reading of selected prose passages from the Hebrew Bible; analysis of literacy forms, paying special attention to stories which have played an important role in the development of the Abrahamic religions. Minimum C- grade required for prerequisites. Pre: 301/REL 301. (Spring only) (Cross-listed as REL 302)

CLAS 323 Greek and Roman Drama (3)

Survey of Greek and Roman drama, both tragedies and comedies, tracing the history of a genre that contains some of the wittiest and most agonizing moments in ancient literature. Pre: sophomore standing or higher.

CLAS 325 Greek and Roman War Literature (3)

Survey of war-related literature from Greece and Rome, its major themes, and how it reflects the wide range of social, political, intellectual, and literary perspectives on war found in the ancient world. Pre: sophomore standing or higher, or consent.

CLAS 326 The Greek and Roman Novel (3)

Survey of Greek and Roman novels, a collection of highly entertaining texts that offer windows into various aspects of life in the ancient world. Pre: sophomore standing or higher.

CLAS 327 Ancient Greek Literature in Translation (3)

Major writers: emphasis on Homer, drama, and philosophy. Pre: sophomore standing or higher or consent.

CLAS 328 Ancient Roman Literature in Translation (3)

Major writers: emphasis on Vergil, satire, and novel. Pre: sophomore standing or higher or consent.

CLAS 329 Greek and Roman Epic (3)

A survey of Greek and Roman epic literature, beginning with Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey and proceeding through the Hellenistic Greek and Roman periods. Pre: sophomore standing or consent.

CLAS 366 Literatures of Ancient India (3)

Survey of South Asian literature from ancient times to the early medieval period; focusing on Sanskrit, Prakrit, and Tamil poetry traditions. Readings in English translation. (Cross-listed as IP 366)

EALL 271 Japanese Literature in Translation– Traditional (3)

Survey of all major forms from the earliest era to mid-19th century.

EALL 272 Japanese Literature in Translation– Modern (3)

Survey from mid-19th century to present; emphasis on fiction.

EALL 273 Survey of Japanese Literature–KIC (3)

Survey of traditional and modern Japanese literature in translation, covering all major genres. Only offered at Konan University in Japan. Not open to students with 271 or 272.

EALL 281 Korean Literature in Translation– Traditional (3)

Survey of Korean literature from earliest times with emphasis on development and cultural context; all readings in English translation. Students write essays about the readings.

EALL 282 Korean Literature in Translation– Modern (3)

Survey of 20th-century Korean literature with emphasis on development and cultural context; all readings in English translation. Students write essays about the readings.

EALL 360 Literary Traditions of East Asia (3)

Selected works of Chinese, Japanese, and Korean literature in English; relationships and parallels. Pre: one DH or DL course, or consent.

EALL 361 Chinese Literature: Ancient (3)

Survey of all major genres from antiquity until the ninth century. Pre: one DH or DL course, or consent.

EALL 362 Chinese Literature: Pre-modern (3)

Survey of all major genres from the ninth into the 20th-century. Pre: one DH or DL course, or consent.

EALL 363 (Alpha) 20th-Century Chinese Literature and Culture (3)

Survey of 20th-century Chinese literature in translation. Includes a variety of genres from the People’s Republic of China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong: (B) 1919–1949; (C) 1949–present. Pre: one DH or DL course, or consent.

EALL 364 20th-Century Chinese Women Writers (3)

A survey and critical examination of contemporary Chinese women writers from China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong. Traces a genealogy of women’s writing from the early 1920s up until now through novels, poetry, drama, and film. Pre: one DH or DL course, or consent. (Cross-listed as ASAN 364 and WS 346)

EALL 365 (Alpha) Traditional Chinese Fiction in Translation (3)

Survey of pre-modern Chinese fiction in translation. (B) short story; (C) novel. Pre: one DH or DL course, or consent.

EALL 371 Topics in Traditional Japanese Literature (3)

Reading and analysis of English translations of selected important works in the classical tradition. No knowledge of Japanese required. Repeatable two times in different topics with consent.

EALL 372 Topics in Modern Japanese Literature (3)

Reading and analysis of English translations of selected important works in modern Japanese literature. No knowledge of Japanese required. Repeatable two times in different topics with consent.

EALL 472 East-West Cultural Encounters (3)

Critical examination of encounters between Western and East Asian cultures across time. In addition to literary texts, the course may use sources from other media, and focus on a specific era, region, or genre. Pre: an EALL course at 200 level or above; or a DH or DL course at 200 level or above; or consent.

EALL 491 Senior Colloquium in East Asian Literature (3)

Comparative perspectives; some works studied in the original. Pre: third-level East Asian language.

ENG 270 Introduction to Literature: Literary History (3)

Study of significant works of selected historical periods. A significant portion of class time is dedicated to writing instruction. Repeatable one time. Requires a minimum of 4,000 words of graded writing. Pre: FW.

ENG 270A Introduction to Literature: Literary History (3)

Study of significant works of selected historical periods. A significant portion of class time is dedicated to writing instruction. Repeatable one time. Requires a minimum of 4,000 words of graded writing. Pre: FW.

ENG 271 Introduction to Literature: Genre (3)

Study of significant works of selected genres. A significant portion of class time is dedicated to writing instruction. Repeatable one time. Requires a minimum of 4,000 words of graded writing. Pre: FW.

ENG 271A Introduction to Literature: Genre (3)

Study of significant works of selected genres. A significant portion of class time is dedicated to writing instruction. Repeatable one time. Requires a minimum of 4,000 words of graded writing. Pre: FW.

ENG 272 Introduction to Literature: Culture and Literature (3)

Study of significant works of selected cultures and cultural formations. A significant portion of class time is dedicated to writing instruction. Repeatable one time. Requires a minimum of 4,000 words of graded writing. Pre: FW.

ENG 272A Introduction to Literature: Culture and Literature (3)

Study of significant works of selected cultures and cultural formations. A significant portion of class time is dedicated to writing instruction. Repeatable one time. Requires a minimum of 4,000 words of graded writing. Pre: FW.

ENG 273 Introduction to Literature: Creative Writing and Literature (3)

Study of significant works through analytical and creative writing. Repeatable one time. Pre: FW. No waiver.

ENG 273A Introduction to Literature: Creative Writing and Literature (3)

Study of significant works through analytical and creative writing. Repeatable one time. Pre: FW. No waiver.

ENG 300 Introduction to Rhetoric (3)

History of theory and practices of rhetoric from Classical to contemporary periods; e.g., Plato, Aristotle, Cicero, Quintilian, Augustine, Sidney, K. Burke, DeMan. Pre: one ENG DL course or consent.

ENG 320 Introduction to English Studies (3)

Introduction to English Studies at UH Mânoa, including the purpose, practice, and potential of literary and rhetorical study of texts; consideration given to Hawaiian and/or Pacific texts in cultural and historical context. Restricted to ENG manors/ minors and Secondary Education-English majors only. Prerequisite to 400-level work for ENG majors. Pre: one ENG DL course or consent.

ENG 321 Backgrounds of Western Literature (3)

Sources of European and American literary themes and allusions; myth, legend, and folklore of Western cultures; e.g., Classical texts, Arthurian romances, King James Bible. Pre: one ENG DL course or consent.

ENG 326 Literatures of the World (3)

Basic concepts and representative texts for the transhistorical, transnational, and/or comparative study of literatures in English and in translation from regions around the world. Pre: one ENG DL course or consent.

ENG 330 Medieval Literature (3)

Basic concepts and representative texts for the study of literature before 1500. Pre: one ENG DL course or consent.

ENG 331 Renaissance British Literature (3)

Basic concepts and representative texts for the study of prose, poetry, and drama in English from 1500 to 1660. Pre: one ENG DL course or consent.

ENG 332 Restoration/18th Century British Literature (3)

Basic concepts and representative texts for the study of prose, poetry, and drama in English from 1660 to 1780, exclusive of Milton. Pre: one ENG DL course or consent.

ENG 333 19th Century Literature in English (Except American) (3)

Basic concepts and representative texts for the study of prose, poetry, and drama in English from 1660 to 1780, exclusive of Milton. Pre: one ENG DL course or consent.

ENG 335 British Literature After 1900 (3)

Basic concepts and representative texts for the study of prose, poetry, and drama in English from 1900 to the present. Pre: one ENG DL course or consent.

ENG 336 American Literature to Mid-19th Century (3)

Basic concepts and representative texts for the study of prose, poetry, and drama in American literature through the middle of the 19th century. Pre: one ENG DL course or consent.

ENG 337 American Literature Mid-19th to Mid20th Century (3)

Basic concepts and representative texts for the study of prose, poetry and drama in American literature from the middle of the 19th century to the middle of the 20th century. Pre: one ENG DL course or consent.

ENG 338 American Literature Since Mid-20th Century (3)

Basic concepts and representative texts for the study of American literature since approximately 1950. Pre: one ENG DL course or consent.

ENG 361 Poetry (3)

Basic concepts and representative texts for the analysis of imagery, sound, language, form, and structure in poems. Pre: one ENG DL course or consent.

ENG 362 Drama (3)

Basic concepts and representative texts for the study of the form, function, and development of the genre of drama. Pre: one ENG DL course or consent.

ENG 364 Non-fiction (3)

Basic concepts and representative texts for the study of non-fiction such as essays, biographies, autobiographies, speeches, political and legal documents, conversion and captivity narratives, testimonials, science writing, and travel writing. Pre: one ENG DL course or consent.

ENG 365 Fiction (3)

Basic concepts and representative texts for the study of the form, function, and development of fiction genres such as short story and the novel in English. Repeatable one time for different topics. Pre: one ENG DL course or consent.

ENG 366 Shakespeare and Film (3)

Comparative analysis of selected plays by Shakespeare and films which appropriate, reenact, adapt, or offer variations on his texts. Pre: one ENG DL course or consent.

ENG 370 Literatures of Hawai‘i (3)

Writings of various ethnic groups in Hawai‘i, ancient to contemporary. Songs, stories, poetry, fiction, essays that illustrate the social history of Hawai‘i. Pre: one ENG DL course or consent. (Cross-listed as ES 370)

ENG 371 Literature of the Pacific (3)

Basic concepts and representative texts for the study of the literature of the Pacific, including Pacific voyagers and contemporary writings in English by Pacific Islanders. Pre: one ENG DL course or consent. (Cross-listed as PACS 371)

ENG 372 Asian American Literature (3)

Basic concepts and representative texts for the study of Asian American literature by writers from a variety of backgrounds. Pre: one ENG DL course or consent. (Cross-listed as ES 372)

ENG 373 African American Literature (3)

Basic concepts and representative texts for the study of African American literature by writers from a variety of backgrounds. Pre: one ENG DL course or consent.

ENG 374 Race, Ethnicity, and Literature (3)

Basic concepts and representative texts for the study of race and ethnicity as the basis for literary inquiry. Pre: one ENG DL course or consent.

ENG 375 Philippine Contemporary Literature in English (3)

Critical survey of 20th-century Philippine literature written in English; cultural values. Pre: one ENG DL course or consent. (Cross-listed as IP 363)

ENG 376 Philippine Literature and Folklore in Translation (3)

Philippine folk literature translated into English: epics, myths, legends, and other folklore. Classic works of vernacular writers. Pre: one ENG DL course or consent. (Cross-listed as IP 396)

ENG 378 Native Hawaiian Literature in English (3)

Basic concepts and representative texts for the study of Native Hawaiian literature, ancient to contemporary, in translation and in English, that demonstrate the depth and breadth of the Native Hawaiian literary tradition. Pre: one DL course.

ENG 380 Folklore, Wonder Tales, and Oral Traditions (3)

Basic concepts and representative texts for the study of folktales, legends, ballads, wonder
tales, and other folklore genres in various cultures; consideration given to folklore/literature relationships. Pre: one ENG DL course or consent.

ENG 381 Popular Literature (3)

Basic concepts and representative texts for the study of popular literature genres, such as detective fiction, science fiction, the thriller, the romance, and westerns. Pre: one ENG DL course or consent.

ENG 382 Gender, Sexuality and Literature (3)

Basic concepts and representative texts for the study of literary constructions of gender and sexuality. Pre: one ENG DL course or consent. (Cross-listed as WS 381)

ENG 383 Children’s Literature (3)

Basic concepts and representative texts for the study of children’s literature; may include study of children’s book illustration. Pre: one ENG DL course or consent.

ENG 385 Fairy Tales and Their Adaptations (3)

Comparative analysis of selected tales of magic and their adaptations across history, cultures and media such as book illustration and film. Pre: one ENG DL course or consent.

ENG 388 Literature and the Environment (3)

Basic concepts and representative texts for the study of intersections between literature and the environment, including issues such as climate change, technology, pollution, land and land use, interspecies relationships. Pre: One ENG DL course or consent.

ENG 401 Theories and Methods of English Studies (3)

Intensive study of questions, issues, traditions, and movements in the field of English Studies. Recommended for students planning to pursue postbaccalaureate degrees. Pre: ENG 320 and one other 300-level ENG course; or consent.

ENG 409 Studies in Composition/Rhetoric/ Language (3)

Intensive study of selected topics, questions, themes, issues, and/or writers in composition, rhetoric, and/or English language. Repeatable one time. Pre: 320 and one other 300-level ENG course; or consent.

ENG 410 Form and Theory of Poetry (3)

Poetic theories and techniques for students interested in writing poetry. Pre: 313 or consent.

ENG 413 Form and Theory of Fiction (3)

Narrative techniques for students interested in writing fiction. Pre: 313 or consent.

ENG 420 Studies in Literature and Culture (3)

Intensive study of selected questions, issues, writers, traditions, or movements in regard to cultural studies and the reading and interpretation of cultural texts. Repeatable one time. Pre: 320 and one other 300-level ENG course; or consent.

ENG 421 Studies in Comparative Literature (3)

Intensive study of selected questions, issues, writers, traditions, or movements in the field of comparative literature. Repeatable one time. Pre: 320 and one other 300-level ENG course; or consent.

ENG 430 Studies in Medieval Literature (3)

Intensive study of selected questions, issues, writers, traditions, or movements in Old/Middle English literature from 500-1500, including works in modern translation. Repeatable one time. Pre: 320 and one other 300-level ENG course; or consent.

ENG 431 Studies in 16th and 17th Century Literature (3)

Intensive study of selected questions, issues, writers, traditions, or movements in texts written during the period 1500-1700. Repeatable one time. Pre: 320 and one other 300-level ENG course; or consent.

ENG 432 Studies in 18th Century Literature (3)

Intensive study of selected questions, issues, writers, traditions, or movements in texts written during the period 1660-1830, the “long” 18th century. Repeatable one time. Pre: 320 and one other 300-level ENG course; or consent.

ENG 433 Studies in 19th Century Literature (3)

Intensive study of selected questions, issues, writers, traditions, or movements in texts written during the 19th century. Repeatable one time. Pre: 320 and one other 300-level ENG course; or consent.

ENG 434 Studies in 20th and 21st Century Literature (3)

Intensive study of selected questions, issues, writers, traditions, or movements in texts written from the 20th century to the present. Repeatable one time. Pre: 320 and one other 300-level ENG course; or consent.

ENG 440 Single Author (3)

Intensive study of the works and literary milieu of a single author considered significant by most scholars in English Studies. The English Department maintains a list of versions focusing on specific authors. Repeatable one time for a different author, with consent. Pre: two ENG DL courses or consent.

ENG 442 Geoffrey Chaucer (3)

Intensive study of the works and literary milieu of Geoffrey Chaucer. Pre: two ENG DL courses or consent

ENG 445 William Shakespeare (3)

Intensive study of the works and literary milieu of William Shakespeare. Repeatable one time. Pre: two ENG DL courses or consent.

ENG 447 John Milton (3)

Intensive study of the works and literary milieu of John Milton. Pre: two ENG DL courses or consent.

ENG 455 U.S. Women’s Literature and Culture (3)

Reading of selected works of U.S. women’s literature and cultural texts (such as art and film). Emphasis on historical and cultural context and diverse expressions of women’s gendered identities. (Cross-listed as AMST 455 and WS 445)

ENG 464 Studies in Life Writing (3)

Intensive study of forms and theories of life writing in forms such as biographies, autobiographies, oral histories, diaries, journals, letters, film, drama, and portraiture. Repeatable one time. Pre: 320 and one other 300-level ENG course; or consent.

ENG 467 Studies in Literary Forms, Genres, and Media (3)

Intensive study of selected questions, issues, traditions, or movements in literary forms, genres, and media. Repeatable one time. Pre: ENG 320 and one other 300-level ENG course; or consent.

ENG 470 Studies in Asian American and Asian Diaspora Literatures (3)

Intensive study of selected questions, issues, traditions, genres, or writers relating to Asia. Repeatable one time. Pre: 320 and one other 300-level ENG course; or consent.

ENG 471 Studies in Postcolonial Literature (3)

Intensive study of postcolonial literatures and of historical, cultural, and theoretical issues such as colonialism, migration, assimilation, national identity, or transnationalism. Repeatable one time. Pre: 320 and one other 300-level ENG course; or consent.

ENG 472 Studies in Cultural Identities and Literature (3)

Intensive study of selected questions, issues, traditions, genres, and writers in relation to
cultural identities such as race, ethnicity, class as the basis for literary inquiry. Repeatable one time. Pre: 320 and one other 300-level course; or consent.

ENG 473 Studies in Cultural and Literary Geographies (3)

Intensive study of selected questions, issues, traditions, genres, or writers relating to space
and place as the basis for literary inquiry. Topics may include migration, diaspora, and local histories. Repeatable one time. Pre: ENG 320 and one other 300-level ENG course; or consent.

ENG 474 Studies in Hawaiian and/or Pacific Literature (3)

Intensive study of selected questions, issues, traditions, writers, movements, and genres in the field of Hawaiian and/or Pacific literature. Repeatable one time. Pre: 320 and one other 300-level ENG course. (Cross-listed as PACS 474)

ENG 480 Studies in Literature and Folklore (3)

Intensive study of selected questions, issues, traditions, or genres in folklore and oral traditions and their performance and transformations within specific social and cultural contexts. Repeatable one time. Pre: 320 and one other 300-level ENG course; or consent.

ENG 481 Studies in Literature and Popular Culture (3)

Intensive study of selected problems, issues, traditions, writers, movements, or genres in the field of popular literature and/or popular culture. Repeatable one time. Pre: 320 and one other 300-level ENG course; or consent.

ENG 482 Studies in Literature and Sexuality and Gender (3)

Intensive study of selected questions and issues in the construction and representation of sexuality and gender in specific genres, social and cultural contexts, or thematic/figurative clusters. Repeatable one time. Pre: 320 and one other 300-level ENG course; or consent. (Cross-listed as WS 483)

ENG 494 Study Abroad (V)

Intensive study in the English language of selected topics, issues or writers from the host country in a UH Mânoa-approved study abroad location. Repeatable one time. A-F only. Pre: two ENG DL courses or consent.

ES 370 Literatures of Hawai‘i (3)

Writings of various ethnic groups in Hawai‘i, ancient to contemporary. Songs, stories, poetry, fiction, essays that illustrate the social history of Hawai‘i. Pre: one ENG DL course or consent. (Cross-listed as ENG 370)

ES 372 Asian American Literature (3)

Basic concepts and representative texts for the study of Asian American literature by writers from a variety of backgrounds. Pre: one ENG DL course or consent. (Cross-listed as ENG 372)

FIL 415 Advanced Filipino Aural Comprehension (3)

Continuation of 315. Training in comprehension and analysis/criticism of spoken authentic materials through films. Pre: 315 or consent.

FIL 461 Filipino Contemporary Literature (3)

Selected readings in poetry, short stories, and plays from early 1900s to present. Co-curricular cultural activities included. Pre: 302 or consent.

FIL 462 Filipino Contemporary Literature: 1980s-Present (3)1

Survey of literature from the 80s (1986) to the present. Co-curricular cultural activities included. Pre: 302 or consent.

FR 331 Survey of French Literature (3)

Major authors and movements. Pre: 311 (or concurrent) and 312; only 311 may be concurrent.

FR 332 Survey of French Literature (3)

Continuation of 331. Pre: 311 (or concurrent) and 312; only 311 may be concurrent.

FR 391 (Alpha) Topics in French Literature (3)

(B) French film; (C) the Fantastic; (D) Francophone literature. Repeatable two times with consent. Pre: 311 or 312, or consent.

FR 408 Masterpieces of Medieval Literature (3)

Samplings from epic, novel, verse and prose, tale, lyric poetry, chronicle, theater, didactic literature. Elementary readings in original text in editions giving modern French translation. Pre: 331 or consent.

FR 410 Masterpieces of 16th-Century Literature (3)

Samplings from all major writers of the period. Readings in original text in editions giving modern French equivalents for difficult words. Pre: 331 or consent.

FR 411 Masterpieces of 17th-Century Literature (3)

Principal works of major dramatists: Corneille, Moliere, Racine. Principal movements and major authors of non-dramatic prose and poetry. Pre: 331 or consent.

FR 413 Masterpieces of 18th-Century Literature (3)

Pre: 332 or consent.

FR 417 19th Century French Prose and Poetry (3)

Study of representative prose and poetry of the major trends of 19th century France: romanticism, realism, symbolism, aestheticism. Pre: 332 or consent.

FR 421 20th-Century French Theater (3)

Major French playwrights and their works: Claudel, Giraudoux, Anouilh, Sartre, Camus, etc. Pre: 332 or consent.

FR 423 20th Century French Prose and Poetry (3)

Study of representative prose and poetry of the major trends of 20th century France: modernism, surrealism, existentialism, postmodernism and multiculturalism. Pre: 332 or consent.

FR 491 (Alpha) Seminar in French Literature (3)

(B) French literature by period; (C) Francophone literature; (D) French film; (E) topic in French literature. Repeatable two time per alpha. Pre: 331 (or concurrent) and 332 (or concurrent), or consent.

GER 303 Reading and Writing (3)

Further development of reading and writing skills through the study of modern short stories by major German language authors. Pre: 202.

GER 312 Introduction to German Literature 1750- 1914: (3)

Reading and discussion of representative works of German literature from 1750 to 1914. Pre: 303 or consent.

GER 313 Introduction to German Literature 1914-Present (3)

Reading and discussion of representative works of German literature from 1914 to present. Pre: 303 or consent.

GER 409 Enlightenment—Sturm und Drang (3)

Lessing and his contemporaries; early dramas of Goethe and Schiller; Goethe’s early lyrics. Pre: 306 or consent.

GER 410 Classicism (3)

Classical writings of Goethe and Schiller; some reference to other writers. Pre: 306 or consent.

GER 411 Romanticism (3)

Novalis, Tieck, E. T. A. Hoffmann, Eichendorff, etc. Pre: 306 or consent.

GER 412 Poetic Realism (3)

Masterworks by Büchner, Raabe, Storm, Keller, Meyer, Hebbel, and others. Pre: 306 or consent.

GER 428 Survey of German Lyric Poetry (3)

Individual interpretation complements lectures on theoretical and historical background. Pre: 306 or consent.

GRK 303 Greek Historians (3)

Selections from Herodotus, Xenophon, and others. Pre: 201 and 202, or consent.

GRK 304 Greek Epic (3)

Selections from Homer, Hesiod, and others. Pre: 201 and 202, or consent.

GRK 325 Greek Philosophy (3)

Selections from Plato, Aristotle, and others. Pre: 201 and 202, or consent.

GRK 332 Greek Drama (3)

Selections from Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides. Pre: 201 and 202, or consent.

GRK 333 Greek Lyric (3)

Selections from Sappho, Alcaeus, and others. Pre: 201 and 202, or consent.

HAW 261 Hawaiian Literature in Translation (3)

Survey of Hawaiian literature, including prose narration and poetry with reference to Polynesian and Western themes and forms.

HAW 426 Ka‘ao Hawai‘i (3)

Survey of the core literature written by Hawaiian scholars, including both historical and mythological epics and folk tales. Pre: 302.

HAW 484 Hawaiian Poetry (3)

Historical survey and analysis of poetry found in traditional chants, folk songs, modern poetry written in Hawaiian. Interpreting and composing Hawaiian poetry. Pre: 302 and consent, or 401.

HON 291 (Alpha) Sophomore Seminar (3)

Special inquiry-based study of multi-disciplinary topics in particular historical, cultural, geographical, environmental, or other contexts. Emphasis on primary sources and/or fieldwork and extensive instruction in writing. (B) biological science; (H) humanities; (P) physical science; (R) arts; (S) social science; (T) literature. Repeatable one time. A-F only. Pre: 101 or departmental approval. DB for (B); DH for (H); DP for (P); DA for (R); DS for (S); DL for (T)

HWST 270 Hawaiian Mythology (3)

Survey of gods, ‘aumâkua, kupua, mythical heroes, heroines, and their kinolau as the basis of traditional Hawaiian metaphor. Pre: 107 and HAW 102.

HWST 343 Myths of Hawaiian History (3)

Thematic exploration of some common myths of Hawaiian history, including infanticide, slavery, feudalism, constant warfare, human sacrifice, and a limited pre-contact population, to determine the role of myth making in perceptions of Hawaiian history. Junior standing or higher. Pre: 107 and HAW 202.

HWST 494 Modern Pacific Women’s Poetry (3)

Critical examination of modern indigenous women’s poetry from the Pacific Islands. Thematic concentration on land, family, sexual and national oppression. Pre: 107, 270, or consent.

IND 461 Modern Indonesian Literature (3)

Selected readings, 1900 to present. Discussion and composition. Pre: 402 or consent.

IP 361 Southeast Asian Literature in Translation (3)

Survey in English of traditional and modern literatures of Southeast Asia. (Cross-listed as ASAN 361)

IP 362 Philippine Drama: History, Art, Culture (3)

Historical survey from precolonial to contemporary periods. Studies forms, conventions, and literature within the social, political, and cultural context of the times as reflected in the history of Philippine drama. Explores plays in the diaspora. Sophomore standing or higher, or consent. A-F only. (Fall only)

IP 363 Philippine Contemporary Literature in English (3)

Critical survey of 20th-century Philippine literature written in English; cultural values. Pre: one ENG DL course or consent. (Cross-listed as ENG 375)

IP 365 South Asian Literature in Translation (3)

Survey of traditional and modern literatures of South Asia; literature written originally in English.

IP 366 Literatures of Ancient India (3)

Survey of South Asia literature from ancient times to the early medieval period; focusing on Sanskrit, Prakrit and Tamil poetry traditions. Readings in English translation. (Cross-listed as CLAS 366)

IP 376 Philippine Diasporic Literatures (3)

Appreciation, reexamination, and analysis of Philippine literature of exile; a reevaluation of Philippine writing from the diaspora. Sophomore standing or higher or consent.

IP 395 Polynesian Folklore in Translation (3)

Traditional Polynesian genres (legends, myths, folktales, fables, proverbs, songs, riddles, jokes) examined in translation and culturally and structurally interpreted. Pre: one of ENG 270-272.

IP 396 Philippine Literature and Folklore in Translation (3)

Philippine folk literature translated into English: epics, myths, legends, and other folklore. Classic works of vernacular writers. Pre: one ENG DL course or consent. (Cross-listed as ENG 376)

IP 411 Ilokano Literature in Translation (3)

Overview of Ilokano literature from the early writings to the major works of contemporary writers. A-F only. Pre: ILO 201 or consent.

IP 427 (Alpha) Topics in Samoan Literature (3)

(B) Writings of Albert Wendt; (C) Samoan women writers. Pre: SAM 227 or one of ENG 270-272; or consent for (B). Pre: SAM 227 or one of ENG 270- 273 or WS 245; or consent for (C).

IP 431 Rizal’s Literary Works in Translation (3)

Interpretation and analyses of Rizal’s novels Noli and Fili as they relate to the social, political, and historical context of the Spanish regime in the Philippines. Pre: one DL course, or consent.

IP 432 The Writings of Carlos Bulosan (3)

Intensive study of the major writings of Carlos Bulosan; his literary and cultural milieu with thematic concentration on aesthetics and the issues of diasporic experiences (e.g., immigration, assimilation, nation, etc.) and transnationalism. Pre: 361 or 363 or 396 or 431 or any ENG DL.

ITE 319 Children’s Literature (2)

Acquaintance with wide range of children’s books; criteria for evaluation of literature; using literature in the classroom.

JPN 466 Readings in Classical Japanese (3)

Introduction to major genres of prose and poetry. Repeatable one time with permission. Pre: 461 or consent.

JPN 472 Okinawan Language and Literature (3)

Focuses on Okinawan literature across various genres and periods. Pre: 202, 205, or consent.

JPN 485 Advanced Readings in Modern Japanese Literature (3)

Advanced course to foster speed, accuracy and attention to stylistic issues in modern Japanese literature. Pre: 407D and 407E, or consent.

KOR 313 Reading and Translating Korean Poetry (3)

Introduction to modern Korean poetry and translation for students with third-year level Korean abilities. Students will learn how to interpret poems and translate them from Korean to English. Pre: 301 or consent.

KOR 493 Introduction to Traditional Korean Literature (3)

Critical readings from earliest times and presentations that emphasize genre, style, and context. Pre: 402 or consent.

KOR 494 Introduction to Modern Korean Literature (3)

Critical readings of 20th-century materials and presentations that emphasize context and the development of style. Pre: 402 or consent.

LAIS 361 Spanish Literature in Translation (3)

Reading and discussion of classic works of Spanish literature. Pre: sophomore standing or consent.

LAIS 362 Latin American Literature (3)

Reading and discussion of classic works of Latin American literature. Pre: sophomore standing or consent.

LATN 303 Roman Historians (3)

Selections from Caesar, Sallust, and others. Pre: 201 and 202, or consent.

LATN 304 Roman Epic (3)

Selections from Virgil, Ovid, and others. Pre: 201 and 202, or consent.

LATN 325 Roman Philosophy (3)

Selections from Lucretius, Cicero, and Seneca. Pre: 201 and 202, or consent.

LATN 332 Roman Drama (3)

Selections from Plautus, Terence, and Seneca. Pre: 201 and 202, or consent.

LATN 333 Roman Lyric (3)

Selections from Catullus, Horace, and others. Pre: 201 and 202, or consent.

LATN 338 Roman Novel (3)

Selections from Petronius and Apuleius. Pre: 201 and 202, or consent.

LATN 345 Roman Satire (3)

Selections from Horace and Juvenal. Pre: 201 and 202, or consent.

LLEA 122 Greek, Roman, and Ancient Mythology (3)

Combines readings and analyses of myths from the ancient world including Europe, Asia, Africa, and Hawai‘i, with an emphasis on comparative analysis of cultures and religions. (Cross-listed as CLAS 122)

LLEA 270 Freaks and Monsters (3)

Monsters, freaks and otherness in literature, film, history and medicine. Suitable for non-literature majors.

LLEA 302 Biblical Hebrew II (3)

Reading of selected prose passages from the Hebrew Bible; analysis of literacy forms, paying special attention to stories which have played an important role in the development of the Abrahamic religions. Minimum C- grade required for prerequisites. Pre: 301/REL 301. (Spring only) (Cross-listed as CLAS 302 and REL 302)

LLEA 323 Greek and Roman Drama (3)

Survey of Greek and Roman drama, both tragedies and comedies, tracing the history of a genre that contains some of the wittiest and most agonizing moments in ancient literature. Pre: sophomore standing or higher. (Cross-listed as CLAS 323)

LLEA 325 Greek and Roman War Literature (3)

Survey of war-related literature from Greece and Rome, its major themes, and how it reflects the wide range of social, political, intellectual, and literary perspectives on war found in the ancient world. Pre: sophomore standing or higher, or consent. (Cross-listed as CLAS 325)

LLEA 326 The Greek and Roman Novel (3)

Survey of Greek and Roman novels, a collection of highly entertaining texts that offer windows into various aspects of life in the ancient world. Pre: sophomore standing or higher. (Cross-listed as CLAS 326)

LLEA 327 Ancient Greek Literature in Translation (3)

Major writers: emphasis on Homer, drama, and philosophy. Pre: sophomore standing or higher or consent. (Cross-listed as CLAS 327)

LLEA 328 Ancient Roman Literature in Translation (3)

Major writers: emphasis on Vergil, satire, and novel. Pre: sophomore standing or higher or consent. (Cross-listed as CLAS 328)

LLEA 329 Greek and Roman Epic (3)

A survey of Greek and Roman epic literature, beginning with Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey and proceeding through the Hellenistic Greek and Roman periods. Pre: sophomore standing or consent. (Cross-listed as CLAS 329)

LLEA 334 Italian Literature as Film (3)

Exploration of the distinction between literature and film as artistic genres as well as study of major works of literature in respect to the present, from the Middle Ages through the 20th century. A-F only. Pre: sophomore standing or consent.

LLEA 335 French Literature Since 1800 (3)

Rapid reading in translation; lectures, discussions, reports. Pre: junior standing or one course in French language or literature.

LLEA 336 French African Literature (3)

Black African literature in French in 20th century. Major themes of negritude, national political unity, colonialism, traditional culture. Pre: junior standing or one course in French language or literature.

LLEA 337 Topics in Italian Literature in Translation (3)

Introduction to Italian literature in translation, with varying topics in different iterations. Repeatable one time. Sophomore standing or consent.

LLEA 339 French Literature as Film (3)

Exploration of the distinction between literature and film as artistic genres as well as study of major works of literature in respect to the present, from the Middle Ages through the 20th century. Pre: sophomore standing.

LLEA 340 Classical German Literature (3)

Readings in translation from dramatic works of Lessing, Goethe, Schiller. Philosophic and aesthetic views of leading writers of the Enlightenment, Storm and Stress, and classical periods.

LLEA 350 Russian Short Story (3)

Origin and development (19th and 20th century); periods, themes, styles, and major authors. Pre: sophomore standing or consent.

LLEA 351 19th-Century Russian Literature (3)

Survey in English of major writers from Pushkin through Chekhov; lectures, discussions, short papers. Pre: sophomore standing or consent.

LLEA 352 Russian Literature 1900–1950 (3)

Survey in English of major Russian writers from 1900–1950. Pre: sophomore standing or consent.

LLEA 354 Russian Literature Today (3)

Survey in English of contemporary authors and their works for perspective of reality and poetic representation. Pre: sophomore standing or consent.

LLEA 371 Europeans in the Pacific (3)

European presence in the Pacific, in relation to literature, art, culture, civilization. Not applicable to language requirement. (Section 1 taught in Hawaiian. Pre: HAW 202 or consent. Section 2 taught in English.)

LLEA 471 (Alpha) Fantasy and the Fantastic (3)

Cross-cultural study of fantasy and the fantastic in short stories, fairy tales, films and novels from Europe and the Americas in English translation. Discussion of illusion, identity, time, the future, the bizarre and major concepts in fantasy literature. (B) fairies, devils and fantasy; (C) the fantastic, the strange and science fiction. Repeatable one time in different alphas. Pre: 270 or consent.

MAO 261 Maori Literature and Culture (3)

Survey of literature concerning myths, traditions, poetry and song as well as contemporary literature (in English) relating to the Treaty of Waitangi, Maori prophetic sayings. Students who have previously taken this course as PACS 492 may not take this course. Pre: consent.

MAO 361 Modern Maori Literature and Culture (3)

Survey of modern Maori and Hawaiian literature and culture from the mid-twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. Pre: 261 or consent. (Fall only)

PACS 371 Literature of the Pacific (3)

Basic concepts and representative texts for the study of the literature of the Pacific, including Pacific voyagers and contemporary writings in English by Pacific Islanders. Pre: one ENG DL course or consent. (Cross-listed as ENG 371)

PACS 474 Studies in Hawaiian and/or Pacific Literature (3)

Intensive study of selected questions, issues, traditions, writers, movements, or genres in the field of Pacific literature. Repeatable one time. Pre: ENG 320 and one other 300-level ENG course. (Crosslisted as ENG 474)

PER 257 Persian Literature and Culture in Translation (3)

Survey of classical and contemporary Persian literature in translation.

PHIL 417 Philosophy in Literature (3)

Philosophical themes in the literary mode in world literature.

REL 302 Biblical Hebrew II (3)

Reading of selected prose passages from the Hebrew Bible; analysis of literacy forms, paying special attention to stories which have played an important role in the development of the Abrahamic religions. Minimum C- grade required for prerequisites. Pre: 301/LLEA 301. (Spring only) (Cross-listed as CLAS 302)

RUS 311 Readings in Russian Civilization and Literature (3)

Mid-level readings in Russian civilization and literature of edited and adapted texts. Pre: 202.

RUS 312 Readings in Russian Civilization and Literature (3)

Continuation of 311. Pre: 311.

RUS 431 Russian Folklore (3)

Selected Russian folk narratives, bylinas, songs, and proverbs. Influence of folklore on major Russian authors. Pre: 312 or consent.

RUS 441 Russian Short Story (3)

Origin and development (19th and 20th century); the major writers. Pre: three years of Russian or consent.

RUS 442 Russian Novel (3)

Origin and development from 18th century to present. Pre: three years of Russian language or consent.

RUS 451 Topics in 19th- and 20th-Century Russian Literature (3)

Focus upon the selected writings of one major Russian writer of the 19th century (e.g., Pushkin, Gogol, Lermontov, Dostoevsky, or Tolstoy) or 20th century (e.g., Bely, Blok, Bulgakov, Chekhov, Pasternak, Sholokhov, or Solzhenitsyn). Repeatable unlimited times with consent. Pre: 312, LLEA 351; or consent.

RUS 452 Topics in 19th- and 20th-Century Russian Literature (3)

Continuation of 451. Pre: 312, LLEA 352, or consent.

SAM 227 Overview of Samoan Literature in English (3)

Survey of major writers of Samoan literature in English; lectures, discussions, short paper.

SAM 431 Samoan Oral Traditions (3)

Historical survey and analysis of the oral traditions and genealogies of Samoa with special emphasis on the relationship of these traditions with Samoan ceremonial speech. Pre: 302.

SAM 432 Samoan Oral Traditions II (3)

Continuation of 431. Pre: 431 or consent.

SAM 461 Traditional Samoan Literature (3)

A survey of the major genres of traditional Samoan literature. Taught in the Samoan language. Pre: 302 or consent.

SPAN 320 Gateway to Hispanic Literature (3)

Introduction and development of Spanish skills for critical reading and writing, rhetoric, and vocabulary. Choices with particular emphasis on literary analysis and academic writing. Online course. Pre: 301 or 310 or consent.

SPAN 361 Spanish Literature I (3)

Reading and discussion of representative works of Spanish literature: origins to 18th century. Pre: 301 or 310, or consent.

SPAN 362 Spanish Literature II (3)

Reading and discussion of representative works of Spanish literature: 18th century to present. Pre: 301 or 310, or consent.

SPAN 371 Spanish-American Literature (3)

Reading and discussion of representative works of Spanish-American literature: Colonial period through Romanticism. Pre: 301 or 310, or consent.

SPAN 372 Spanish-American Literature (3)

Reading and discussion of representative works of Spanish-American literature: Modernism to the present. Pre: 301 or 310, or consent.

SPAN 461 Spanish Neoclassicism/Romanticism (3)

Representative works from Spanish Neoclassicism (18th century) and Romanticism (19th century). Genres: theater, poetry, essay, novel. Pre: 361 or 362, or consent.

SPAN 477 U.S. Latino Literature (3)

Study of the literature of U.S. Hispanics written in Spanish or bilingually. Pre: 371 or 372, or consent.

SPAN 478 Hispanic Women’s Literature (3)

The feminine experience in Western literary and cultural traditions as seen by women in Spain and Latin America. Pre: one of 361, 362, 371 or 372; or consent.

SPAN 480 Hispanic Theater (3)

Study of representative authors and plays from Spain and Latin America. Repeatable one time. Pre: one of 361, 362, 371, or 372; or consent.

SPAN 495 (Alpha) Topics in Hispanic Scholarship (3)

Hispanic authors, periods, or themes. (B) literature and society, DL; (C) Hispanic poetry, DL; (D) literature and film, DH. Repeatable for other topics, but not for the same topic. Pre: one of 361, 362, 371, or 372; or consent.

THAI 461 (Alpha) Readings in Thai Contemporary Prose Literature: the Short Story (3)

Selected readings in Thai short stories from early 1930s to present. Oral and written reviews (B) 1930-1969; (C) 1970-present. Repeatable one time with consent. Pre: 402 or consent.

THAI 462 (Alpha) Readings in Thai Contemporary Prose Literature: the Novel (3)

Selected readings in Thai novels from early 1930s to present. Oral and written reviews. (B) 1930–1969; (C) 1970–present. Repeatable one time with consent. Pre: 402, 461(B) or 461(C), or consent.

THEA 311 World Theatre I: Script Analysis (3)

Script analysis methods for world drama. Required of all majors. Pre: one of 101, 221, 222, 240; or consent.

THEA 312 World Theatre II: Myth to Drama (3)

Myth and ritual into drama, 1000 BCE–1700 CE. Development of secular drama from sacred and ritual beginnings. Required of all majors. Pre: 311 (Alt. years)

THEA 411 World Theatre III: Elite and Popular (3)

Ethical issues in drama and production, interplay between elite and popular forms and the impact of colonialism, 1500-1900. Required of all majors. Pre: 311 (or concurrent). (Alt. years)

THEA 412 World Theatre IV: Modern (3)

Pluralism in modern theatre, 1900–present. Reactions to realism and current international theatre forms. Required of all majors. Pre: 411. (Alt. years)

THEA 413 (Alpha) Approaches to Dramatic Texts (3)

Intensive analysis and discussion of dramatic texts from a variety of authors. Understanding trends and variations in dramatic form and content. (B) contemporary British and American drama; (C) political drama in the West. Pre: one of 311, 312, 411, 412, or consent.

VIET 461 Introduction to Vietnamese Literature (3)

Selected readings in major genres; emphasis on analysis. Modern literature. Pre: 402 or consent.

WS 245 Women Writers of World Literature (3)

Major women writers of world literature examined in context of female literary tradition. Pre: one of ENG 100A, 101, or ELI 100; or consent.

WS 257 Sexual Identity in Literature (3)

Selected themes in major works of various types, cultures, periods. Requires a minimum of 3,000 words of writing. Pre: one of ENG 100A, 101, or ELI 100.

WS 345 20th-Century Literature by Women (3)

Twentieth-century women writers and their works; novels, short stories, poems, autobiographies. Interrelations of gender and literature. Pre: one of 151, 175, 176, and 245; or consent.

WS 346 20th-Century Chinese Women Writers (3)

A survey and critical examination of contemporary Chinese women writers from China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong. Traces a genealogy of women’s writing from the early 1920s up until now through novels, poetry, drama, and film. Pre: one DH or DL course, or consent. (Cross-listed as ASAN 364 and EALL 364)

WS 381 Gender, Sexuality and Literature (3)

Basic concepts and representative texts for the study of literary constructions of gender and sexuality. Pre: one ENG DL course or consent. (Cross-listed as ENG 382)

WS 445 U.S. Women’s Literature and Culture (3)

Reading of selected works of U.S. women’s literature and cultural texts (such as art and film). Emphasis on historical and cultural context and diverse expressions of women’s gendered identities. (Cross-listed as AMST 455 and ENG 455)

WS 483 Studies in Literature and Sexuality and Gender (3)

Intensive study of selected problems and issues in the construction and representation of sexuality and gender in specific genres, social and cultural contexts, thematic or figurative clusters. Repeatable one time. Pre: ENG 320 and one other 300-level ENG course; or consent. (Cross-listed as ENG 482)