Romance Studies

Current Course Offerings

Winter 2022
No RMST course(s) were found for W2022 term.
Winter 2022
No RMST course(s) were found for W2022 term.
Winter 2022
No RMST course(s) were found for W2022 term.

Courses Offered in Other Terms

RMST221

Literatures and Cultures of the Romance World I: Medieval to Early Modern
An introduction to the main themes that shaped the Western part of Europe into different national identities in the Mediterranean sphere. Offered in alternate years.

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RMST420C

Studies in Romance Languages and Literature – RMNCE LANG & LIT
Course content will vary and is sometimes taught on Medieval topics. May be taken up to three times for a total of nine credits. Offered in alternate years.

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RMST468

Romance Linguistics
See FREN 468 (Romance Linguistics). Also listed as SPAN 468.

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Winter 2022

RMST201 Introduction to Literatures and Cultures of the Romance World I: Medieval to Early Modern Sections

An introduction to the main themes that shaped the Romance World as its different national identities emerged in the Mediterranean sphere.

RMST202 Introduction to Literatures and Cultures of the Romance World II: Modern to Post-Modern Sections

An introduction to the main themes that shaped the Romance World in the age of the nation state, imperialism, colonization, and decolonization.

RMST301 Prose Fiction and Non-Fiction of the Romance World Sections

Fiction and non-fiction of the Romance-speaking world from the Middle Ages to the present day from a comparative perspective.

RMST302 Theatre and Poetry of the Romance World Sections

Theatre and poetry of the Romance-speaking world from the Middle Ages to the present day from a comparative perspective.

RMST305 Introduction to Romance Language Cinema Sections

Overview of the history, aesthetics and characteristics of films in French, Italian, Spanish, and/or Portuguese. Credit will be granted for only one of RMST 234 or RMST 305.

RMST321 French Literature from the Middle Ages to the Revolution Sections

French literature through reading and analysis of translated works.

RMST343 Masterpieces of the Novella in Italian Literature Sections

A study of the genre of the novella as an expression of social and political contexts within and across cultures from its inception in feudal times to the post-modern age. Credit will be granted for only one of ITAL 333, ITST 333 or RMST 343.

RMST345 Italian Fascism in Interdisciplinary Perspective Sections

The cultural, literary, philosophical roots of Fascism and its evolution: its policies in literature, sports, cinema, architecture, racial legislation, and colonial adventures. Credit will be granted for only one of ITAL 345, ITST 345 or RMST 345.

RMST355 Italian Cinema: Neorealism Sections

A survey of the major classics of post-WWII Italian Neorealism in cinema emphasizing their historical, political, social, philosophical and technical contexts. Credit will be granted for only one of ITAL 385, ITST 385, or RMST 355.

RMST361 Studies in Portuguese and Brazilian Literature Sections

Selected topics. Please see the Department website for current course offering information. Credit will be granted for only one of PORT 392 or RMST 361.

RMST372 Hopscotch: Topics in Hispanic Literature Sections

Spain and Latin America's contributions to global culture through popular Hispanic literature in translation. Credit will be granted for only one of SPAN 312 or RMST 372.

RMST419 Studies in Romance Languages and Literature Sections

Study of a literary or cultural topic that extends beyond just one of the Romance Languages. Consult the Department for this year's offerings. Credit will be granted for only one of RMST 419 or RMST 420.

RMST452 Italian Cinema and Its Cultural Background Sections

Films with English subtitles. Course content will vary. Credit will be granted for only one of RMST 452, ITST 432 or ITAL 430.

RMST453 Dante Alighieri's Divine Comedy Sections

A close reading of Dante's masterpiece, along with excerpts from some of his other works: Vita Nuova, Convivio, Monarchia, Epistles. Credit will be granted for only one of RMST 453, ITST 413 or ITAL 403.