CENS Courses

Some of our department’s most popular courses are found among these CENS offerings. For more extensive course descriptions, please view our current course descriptions .

CENS 201 (3) Contrasts and Conflicts: The Cultures of Central, Eastern and Northern Europe (in English)

An introduction to the cultural history of the peoples of Central, Eastern and Northern Europe as reflected in their literature, art and music.

CENS 202 (3) Great Works of Literature from Central, Eastern and Northern Europe (in English)

Major works of Central, Eastern and Northern European literature from the eighteenth century to the present in their European context.

CENS 303 (3/6) d Representations of the Holocaust (in English)

The Nazi Holocaust in film and literature from Central, Eastern, and Northern European Countries.

CENS 307 (3) Witches: Myth and Reality

Examination of the cultural, social, and historical construction of the witch in central and northern Europe with comparisons to recent history, current events, and popular culture.

CENS 404 (3) Gender and Nation: Women’s State in Modern Central, Eastern and Northern European Literatures and Cultures

Cultural and social discourses of gender in literary works written in Central, Eastern and Northern Europe roughly between 1850 – 1930.