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COLT 0810V (Comparative Literature)
“Literature in a Globalizing Age” is an introductory-level literature course focusing on contemporary literary texts and the socio-historical context of globalization. The course introduces you to different techniques for understanding literature, prepares you to pursue additional study in literature and the humanities and social sciences in general and fosters the development of your critical thinking skills.
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Teresa Villa-Ignacio (email)-- Teresa received a BA in English and French from DePaul University in Chicago, and an MA in French Cultural Studies from Columbia University's Programs in Paris. Focusing on contemporary poetry in French and English, her dissertation will inquire into the transformations of the category of the poetic in the writing of poetry, literary theory, and philosophy since World War II. She is also interested in issues of embodiment, especially in the comparative contexts of literature and dance, and literature, health, and illness. Teresa has been the producer of a radio program aired on Brown Student Radio, "Poetry Like Bread," which features political poetry.