2018-2019 Critical Theory Cluster Courses

Courses counting towards the Interdisciplinary Graduate Certificate in Critical Theory (ICCT):

African American Studies:

  • AFAM ST 420-0-20: Expressive Arts and Cultural Studies (Vaughn-Manley) FQ
  • AFAM ST 441-0-20: History of Black Women in the Diaspora: An Intellectual History of Black Women (Nash) FQ
  • AFAM ST 480-0-20: Graduate Topics in African American Studies: Decolonial Black Political Thought ( Hesse) FQ
  • AFAM ST 480-0-21: Graduate Topics in African American Studies: Queer of Color Critique (Bailey) FQ
  • AFAM ST 440-0-20: Black Historiography (Harris) WQ
  • AFAM ST 445-0-20: Historicizing Race in Latin America (Bryant) WQ
  • AFAM ST 480-0-20: Graduate Topics in African American Studies: Black Life (Weheliye) WQ
  • AFAM ST 460-0-20: Race, Politics, Society, and Culture (John Marquez) SQ
  • AFAM ST 480-0-20: Graduate Topics in African American Studies: Mass Incarceration (Biondi) SQ

Anthropology

  • ANTHRO 401-4-1: The Logic of Inquiry in Anthropology (Ling) (Hoffman) FQ
  • ANTHRO 470-0-1: History of Anthropological Theory (Launay) FQ
  • ANTHRO 486-0-1: Evolution & Biological Anthropology (Kuzawa) FQ
  • ANTHRO 490-0-21: Global Life of Things (Hauser) FQ
  • ANTHRO 490-0-22: Language, Race, & Ethnicity in the US (Shankar) FQ
  • ANTHRO 401-2-1: Logic of Inquiry in Anthropology (Archy) (Johnson) WQ
  • ANTHRO 490-0-22: Language Ideologies (Hoffman) WQ
  • ANTHRO 490-0-23: Producing Territory: People, Commodities..(Yildiz) WQ
  • ANTHRO 490-0-23: Biocultural Perspectives on Water Insecurities (Young) SQ

Art History:

  • ART HIST 450 Studies in 19th Century Art: William Morris: Art, Ecology, Socialism (Eisenman) FQ
  • ART HIST 470 Studies in Modern Architecture: Architecture & Territorial Planning Global South (Levin) FQ
  • ART HIST 460: Special Topics in 20th Century Art: The Avant-Gardes in the World (Bush) FQ
  • ART HIST 460 Studies in 20th Century Art: TBD (Kiaer) SQ

Communication/Rhetoric and Public Culture:

  • COMM ST 403 Modes of Cultural Analysis (Gaonkar) FQ
  • COMM ST 425 Rhetoric of Neo-Liberal Feminism (Baldwin)  FQ
  • COMM ST 453: Visual Rhetoric (Hariman) WQ
  • COMM ST 425: Popular Education in the 19th Century (Ray) SQ
  • COMM ST 412: Modern Rhetorical Theory (Hariman) SQ

Comparative Literary Studies:

  • COMP_LIT 410: The Construction of the Aesthetic:  Kant, Goethe, Kierkegaard, and Benjamin (Fenves) FQ
  • COMP_LIT 481: Biopolitics After Foucault (Deutscher) FQ – combined w/ GNDR_ST 490 & PHIL 415
  • COMP_LIT 486: Literature and Anthropology (Braga-Pinto) FQ – combined w/ SPANPORT 455
  • COMP_LIT 487: The Avant-Gardes in the World (Bush) FQ – combined w/ GAMS 400, FRENCH 490, ART_HIST 460
  • COMP_LIT 411: Critical Practices (Weber) WQ – combined w/ GERMAN 401
  • COMP_LIT 481: Studies in Literary Theory (Kreienbrock) WQ – combined / GERMAN 402
  • COMP_LIT 412: Literary Studies Colloquium (Ricciardi) SQ
  • COMP_LIT 481: Studies in Literary Theory (Parkinson) SQ – combined w/ GERMAN 403

English

  • ENGL 481: Queer Theory & Cinema (Davis) FQ
  • ENGL 481: Studies in Literary Theory & Criticism (Hodge) WQ – combined w/ RTVF 4xx

French & Italian

  • FRENCH 465-0 Topics in Francophone Colonial and Postcolonial Studies (Qader) FQ
  • FRENCH 490-0/GAM 400-0: Special Topics in Literature: The Avant-Gardes in the World (Bush) FQ
  • FRENCH 450-0: Studies in the 19th Century (Durham) WQ
  • FRENCH 493-0: Topics in Literary Theory (Winston) WQ
  • FRENCH 492-0: Topics in Culture and Society (Dupas) SQ
  • FRENCH 493-0: Topics in Literary Theory (Garraway) SQ
  • FRENCH 494-0: Interdiciplinary, Theoratical and Critical Approaches (TBA) SQ

Gender and Sexuality Studies:

  • GSS 490-0-20: Biopolitics After Foucault (Deutscher) FQ – combined w/ COMP_LIT 481 & PHIL 415
  • GSS 490-0-21: Political Sociology of Gender (Orloff) FQ – combined w/ SOCIOL 476
  • GSS 490-0-22: Intellectual History of Black Women (Nash) FQ – combined w/ AFAMST 441
  • GSS 490-0-23: Rhetorics of Neoliberal Feminism (Baldwin) FQ – combined w/ COMM_ST 525
  • GSS 490-0-24: Queer Theory & Cinema (Davis) FQ – combined w/ ENGL 481
  • GSS 490-0-25: Embodiment and Materiality (Molina) FQ – combined w/ RELIGION 471
  • GSS 405-0-20: Advanced Feminist Theory (Dietz) WQ

German:

  • GERMAN 403: The Construction of the Aesthetic:  Kant, Goethe, Kierkegaard, and Benjamin (Fenves) FQ – combined w/ COMP_LIT 410
  • GERMAN 404: German Lit, Critical Theory, and New Media since 1945 (Behrs) FQ
  • GERMAN 401: Critical Practices (Weber) WQ – combined w/ COMP_LIT 411
  • GERMAN 402: Studies in Literary Theory (Kreienbrock) WQ – combined / COMP_LIT 481
  • GERMAN 403: Studies in Literary Theory (Parkinson) SQ – combined w/ COMP_LIT 481

Musicology

  • MUSICO 435: Music Historiography (Dohoney) FQ

Performance Studies:

  • PERF_ST 410: Studies in Performance (Fuentes) FQ
  • PERF_ST 518: Seminar: Problems in Research (Chambers-Letson) FQ
  • PERF_ST 518: Seminar: Problems in Research: Transnational Flows of Performance (Fuentes) WQ
  • PERF_ST 515-0-20: Black Performance Theory (Johnson) SQ
  • PERF_ST 515-0-21: Transnational Flows of Performance (Fuentes) SQ
  • PERF_ST 515-0-22: Adaptation and/in Performance (Rivera-Servera) SQ
  • PERF_ST 515-0-23: Post Colonial Literature & Performance (Madison) SQ

Philosophy:

  • PHIL 415: Seminar in French Philosophy (Deutscher) FQ                                                                                                                
  • PHIL 402-1: 2nd year Proseminar (Medina) FQ                 
  • PHIL 414: Seminar in German Philosophy (Lafont) WQ
  • PHIL 314: Studies in German Philosophy: Kant’s philosophy of religion (Seeskin/Zuckert) SQ
  • PHIL 367: Studies in Af-Am Philosophy (Paris) SQ
  • PHIL 414: Seminar in German Philosophy (Alznauer) SQ

Political Science:

  • POLI_SCI 469: Special Topics in Knowledge & Politics (Stevens) FQ
  • POLI_SCI 490-0-20: Islamic Political Thought (Denna) FQ
  • POLI_SCI 490-0-22: Liberal Internationalism (Hurd) FQ
  • POLI_SCI 490-0-21: Advanced Feminist Theory (Dietz) WQ
  • POLI_SCI 490-0-26: Religion, Race, Global Politics (Hurd) WQ
  • POLI_SCI 463: Late Modern Political Thought (Dietz) SQ
  • POLI_SCI 490-0-21: Black Political Thought (Tillery) SQ

Radio/Television/Film:

  • RTVF 403: Media and Cultural Theory (Sconce) FQ
  • RTVF 4xx: Studies in Literary Theory & Criticism (Hodge) WQ – combined w/ ENGL 481

Religious Studies:

  • REL 462 Graduate Seminar: US Religious History (Orsi) FQ
  • REL 471 Graduate Seminar: Mobility: A theoretical and historical exploration of bodies in motion (Molina) WQ
  • REL 460 Topics in Christianity: Medieval Liturgy: A Multimedia Experience (Kieckhefer/ Prof. Newman) SQ

Slavic:

  • SLAVIC 411: Proseminar: 19th C Russian Intellectual History (Morson) FQ

Spanish & Portuguese:

  • SPANPORT 450: Topics in Cultural Studies: Dangerous Bodies in Turn-of-the-Century Latin America (Bouzaglou) FQ
  • SPANPORT 455: Literature and Anthropology (Braga-Pinto) FQ – combined w/ COMP_LIT 486
  • SPANPORT 480: Topics in Latin American Lit &/or Iberian Lit & Cultures (Coronado) WQ

Theater and Drama:

  • TH DRAMA 503: Interdisciplinary Studies in Theatre & Performance (Son) WQ
  • TH DRAMA 503: American Bodies in Motion (Manning) SQ

Weinberg grads are typically welcome in screen cultures courses and can usually obtain a permission number from the program assistant by e-mailing screencultures@northwestern.edu