Cool Classes

Looking for great courses for 2021-2022? Check out these cool courses:

Captivated by Cultural and Media Studies? Check out:

ARAB 399 B1 Introduction to Arab Culture; Winter 2022
FREN 315 B1 Cultural Representations of Food; Winter 2022
FREN 317 B1 Postcolonial Issues in French and Francophone Societies; Winter 2022
FREN 318 A1 Socio-Cultural Contemporary Francophone Societies; Fall 2021
FREN 445 A1 Contemporary Cinema in French; Fall 2021
GERM 225 A1 German Cinema; Fall 2021
GERM 343 A1 Postwar Cultures; Fall 2021
ITAL 299 800 Italy: a trip; Fall 2021
ITAL 340 B1 Italian-Canadian Experience; Winter 2022
MLCS 199 B2 Irish Pop-Up topic; Winter 2022
MLCS 199 B3 Superheroes in Comics & Beyond; Winter 2022
MLCS 210 A1 Approaches to Cultural Studies; Fall 2021
MLCS 299 800 Language Conflicts & Identity; Fall 2021
MLCS 299 B2 - Taboo & Censorship; Winter 2022
MLCS 399 A1 StoryLab: Nonfiction Narrative; Fall 2021
SPAN 325 800 Introduction to Cinema; Fall 2021

Fascinated by Folklore? Check out:

FOLK 205 B1 History of Folklore Studies; Winter 2022

Find Comparative Literature Compelling? Check out:
C LIT 101 800 World Literature I; Fall 2021
C LIT 102 B1 World Literature II; Winter 2022
C LIT 210 800 Literature in the Digital Age; Fall 2021
C LIT 228 B1 Literature, Popular Culture and the Visual Arts; Winter 2022
C LIT 242 800 Science Fiction; Fall 2021
C LIT 243 B1 Fairy Tales and Folk Tales; Winter 2022
C LIT 299 800 Special Topics; Fall 2021
C LIT 347 B1 Elements of Genre; Winter 2022
C LIT 352 A1 Literature and the Other Arts; Fall 2021
C LIT 440 B1 Comparative Studies in Popular Culture; Winter 2022

SPAN 373 B1 Spanish as a World Language; Winter 2022

In love with Latin America? Check out:
LA ST 205 A1 Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean; Fall 2021
LA ST 210 B1 South America; Winter 2022
LA ST 311 A1 Latin America and Cultures of Popular Music; Fall 2021
Scandalized by Scandinavian Studies? Check out:

SCAND 341 800 Old Norse Mythology & Legends; Fall 2021
SCAND 342 800 The Vikings; Winter 2022
SCAND 356 B1 Women in Scandinavian Literature and Popular Culture; Winter 2022
SCAND 399 A1 Mamma Mia Queer I Go Again; Fall 2021

Seeking out Slavs? Check out:

SLAV 204 B1 Slavic Folklore and Mythology; Winter 2022
SLAV 399 Early Ukrainian Canadian Culture; Spring 2021

Transfixed by Translation? Check out:
FREN 254 Translation Theory & Practice: Fren-Engl-Fren; Fall and Winter
FREN 454 B1 Translation: English into French; Winter 2022
GERM 342 B1 Introduction to Translation: German/English; Winter 2022
GERM 443 A1 Advanced Translation: German into English; Fall 2021
MLCS 602 B1 History of Translation; Winter 2022
SPAN 378 A1 Teaching Spanish as a Second Language; Fall 2021
SPAN 405 A1 Exercises in Translation: Spanish To English; Fall 2021
SPAN 406 B1 Exercises in Translation: English into Spanish; Winter 2022

For more information on these and other great MLCS courses, contact us at

For the complete schedule and listing of courses offered in Fall 2021 and Winter 2022 terms, please refer to Bear Tracks.

Please note that course availability is also subject to course enrollments. Courses that do not make minimal enrollment limits may be cancelled or converted into directed readings.

Spring and Summer Studies

For information on Spring and Summer Studies, click here.
The most current Course Listing is available on Bear Tracks.

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Information for prospective UofA undergraduate students can be found here.

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Course Outlines

MLCS Undergraduate Major