Cross-Cultural Studies Route

Cross Cultural Studies route

Major in MLCS/Cross-Cultural Studies route

A major in Modern Languages and Cultural Studies requires a minimum of *33 to a maximum of *48 at the senior level.

General Requirements (9 Credits):

Courses selected must include:

MLCS 210 (*3): Approaches to Cultural Studies
Introduction to the major issues within the discipline of Cultural Studies from an international perspective, and provision of the necessary terminology and theoretical tools for examining general topics and case studies with emphasis on the question of languages.
 
MLCS 410 (*3): Capstone
In this practice-based course that addresses an urgent concern facing the world today students will synthesize and apply the knowledge and skills obtained in the Modern Languages and Cultural Studies Major. Note: this course is offered only in Winter terms. It should be taken in your final Winter term of study, so plan accordingly if you intend to graduate in a Fall term.

*3 additional credits in courses with the MLCS prefix.

2022/2023 MLCS Courses

Fall 2022
MLCS 231 Lec A1: Language and Power
MLCS 299 Lec A1: Mock-Documentary: Fakes and Fictions from Orson Welles to YouTube
MLCS 300 Lec A1: Introduction to Translation
MLCS 499 Sem A1: Race, Migration and Nation in Inter-American Context

Winter 2023
MLCS 299 Lec B1: Austrian Travel Writing and Comics
MLCS 299 Lec B3: Refugee in Literature and Media
MLCS 399 Lec B1: Crime Fiction
MLCS 400 Lec B1: The History of Translation
MLCS 499 Lec B1: Postal Censorship under Totalitarianism: The USSR and Nazi Germany

Program Description

Focus on cultural literacy and study several cultures and languages through an intercultural and comparative lens, with half of the coursework conducted in English.

*6 credits at the senior level in one language taught in the Department of MLCS.

*6 credits at the senior level in the same language taught in the Department of MLCS

OR *6 at the senior level in an additional language taught in the Department of MLCS
OR *6 at the senior level in courses with the same prefix within the Department of MLCS taught in English.
*12 credits in courses with the same prefix within the Department of MLCS taught in English.

*6 credits of the *24 taken in this route must be at the 400-level (excluding MLCS 410 and 495).

At least *6 credits in this route must be earned in courses that include significant experiential learning components appropriate to the area of study OR in an experience abroad or in Francophone areas of Canada.

2022-2023 Courses with the same prefix within the Department of MLCS taught in English

Comparative Literature (C LIT)

Fall 2022
C LIT 101 A2: World Literature I
C LIT 207 A1: Modern Literary Thought
C LIT 242 Lec 800: Science Fiction
C LIT 497 A1: Race, Migration and Nation in Inter-American Context

Winter 2023
C LIT 102 Lec 850: World Literature II
C LIT 228 B1: Literature, Popular Culture and the Visual Arts
C LIT 243 B1: Fairy Tales and Folk Tales
C LIT 358 B1: Great Themes of Literature and Art

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Folklore (FOLK)

Fall 2022
FOLK 204 A1: Forms of Folklore

Winter 2023
FOLK 205 B1: History of Folklore Studies

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Latin American Studies (LA ST)

Fall 2022
LA ST 205 A1: Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean
LA ST 499 A1: Race, Migration and Nation in Inter-American Context

Winter 2023
LA ST 210 B1: South America

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Scandinavian (SCAND)

Fall 2022
SCAND 328 A1: Scandinavian Crime Fiction

Winter 2023
SCAND 326 B1: Scandinavian Children's Literature

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Slavic (SLAV)

Fall 2022
SLAV 320 Lec 800: Ukrainian Canadian Culture
SLAV 399 A2: Comics, Memes, and Tattoos: Expressions of Resistance & Solidarity

Winter 2023
SLAV 204 B1: Slavic Folklore and Mythology
SLAV 499 B1: Postal Censorship under Totalitarianism: The USSR and Nazi Germany

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Languages taught in MLCS

American Sign Language courses
Arabic courses
French courses
German courses
Italian courses
Irish courses
Norwegian courses
Polish courses
Russian Courses
Spanish courses
Swedish courses
Ukrainian courses

At least *6 credits in this route must be earned in courses that include significant experiential learning components appropriate to the area of study OR in an experience abroad or in Francophone areas of Canada.

Cross-Cultural Studies Experiential Learning Advising Guides

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