2012-2013 Pitzer Catalog 
    Jun 01, 2020  
2012-2013 Pitzer Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures

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The Modern Languages curricula of The Claremont Colleges are based on intercollegiate cooperative arrangements among the five Claremont Colleges. As part of these arrangements, students may register for lower-division language courses at any of The Claremont Colleges, provided the courses have not been closed to further registration. Although Pitzer students normally enroll in courses at their own college, they may register at any of the other four colleges if scheduling requires, or when the specific course is not offered at Pitzer.

Language, literature and culture are the essential components of this interdisciplinary field group which places emphasis on oral and written expression and critical thinking. The field group brings together faculty with expertise in broad areas of international studies.

The Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures Field Group (department) offers a major in Spanish and coursework in Spanish language and culture, as well as English language courses and American culture studies. The Claremont Colleges Coordinated Modern Languages Program provides courses in Arabic, Chinese, French, English language, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Russian, and Spanish.

For English and other world literature in translation, see English and World Literature .

Asian Languages and Literatures

[For major requirements and course descriptions, please see appropriate course catalog. For semester offered, see course schedule].

  • Professors Barr (Pomona); Miyake (Pomona)
  • Associate Professors Hou (Pomona); Kurita (Pomona)
  • Assistant Professors Cheng (Pomona); Flueckiger (Pomona)
  • Adjunct Associate Professors Takahashi (Pomona), Wu (Pomona)
  • Visiting Instructors Terada-Landis (Pomona)

European Languages

German Studies

  • Professors Burwick (Scripps)
  • Associate Professor Rindisbacher (Pomona)
  • Assistant Professor Katz (Scripps/CMC)
  • Visiting Assistant Professor Houy (Pomona)

German Studies is the interdisciplinary study of the contemporary cultural, social, economic and political life of the German-speaking peoples in their historical and international contexts. The German faculty of Claremont McKenna College, Pomona College and Scripps College offer a single unified and comprehensive curriculum for language, literature and cultural studies courses.

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