General electives can be selected from all the courses offered at Koç University.

LITR 210 / LITERATURE AND CULTURE II
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition: LITR. 209 or 109 or consent of the instructor

Survey of medieval and early modern literature and culture. Study of texts from different traditions with primary focus on European literature.

LITR 211 / LITERATURE AND CULTURE III
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition:

Thematically-based survey of literature and culture from 1800 to today. Primary focus on literary texts approached from an interdisciplinary perspective.

LITR 216 / ENGLISH LITERATURE TO 1800
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition:

A survey of the major writers, themes, and movements of pre-1800 English Literature. A series of critically-informed close readings of texts that place works within their social, historical, and cultural contexts.

LITR 223 / TRAVEL WRITING FROM THE MUSLIM WORLD
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition:

Survey of a variety of accounts by travelers from the Muslim world, of their encounters with different cultures, from the medieval era to the early 20th century. Particular focus on the genre conventions that informed them, as well as on changing perceptions over time, along with comparisons to accounts by western travelers.

LITR 303 / OTTOMAN LITERATURE
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition: LITR. 111 or consent of the instructor

Survey of major literary forms, genres, and themes in Ottoman literature, from the 15th to the early 20th century. This course is taught in English, but the texts are in Turkish.

LITR 304 / MODERN TURKISH LITERATURE
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition:

A critical examination of modern Turkish literature beginning with the foundation of the Republic. Study of prominent authors of different genres including novel, poetry and short story.

LITR 316 / MODERN ENGLISH LITERATURE
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition:

Survey of major writers, movements, and themes in English literature from the Age of Enlightenment to the 20th century. Critically-informed close readings of texts that place works within their social, historical, and cultural contexts.

LITR 318 / AMERICAN LITERATURE
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition:

Survey of the major writers, themes, and movements of American Literature. Critically-informed close readings of texts that place works within their social, historical, and cultural contexts.

LITR 319 / MINORITY VOICES IN LITERATURE
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition:

Introduction to a variety of texts written by ethnic minorities. Study of how these texts negotiate the difficult space between a majority culture held up as a standard and particular minority experiences. Regional focus varies with offering.

LITR 322 / STUDIES IN TRANSLATION
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition:

Provides theoretical background as well as practical experience in translation.

LITR 323 / TEXT AND VISUAL CULTURE
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition:

Study of the dynamics between texts and aspects of material and visual culture.

LITR 335 / NARRATING THE MIDDLE EAST
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition:

Critical examination of how recent fiction and non-fiction from the region and beyond explore issues of nation and narration, local identity and historical memory, and representation of self and other. Study of the discursive frames that surround works from specific countries, including Türkiye.

LITR 338 / CINEMATIC REPRESENTATIONS
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition:

Critical examination of the role of film in representing, responding to, and intervening in the major social and cultural debates of the past century, with attention to genre conventions, changes in technology, and practices of reception. Thematic focus and film selection vary with offering.

LITR 350 / SELECTED TOPICS IN LITERATURE
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition:

LITR 351 / SELECTED TOPICS IN LITERATURE
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition:

LITR 352 / SELECTED TOPICS IN LITERATURE
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition:

LITR 353 / SELECTED TOPICS IN LITERATURE
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition:

LITR 354 / SELECTED TOPICS IN LITERATURE
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition:

LITR 355 / SELECTED TOPICS IN LITERATURE
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition:

LITR 356 / SELECTED TOPICS IN LITERATURE
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition:

LITR 357 / SELECTED TOPICS IN LITERATURE
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition:

LITR 358 / SELECTED TOPICS IN LITERATURE
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition:

LITR 359 / SELECTED TOPICS IN LITERATURE
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition:

LITR 390 / INDEPENDENT STUDY I
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition: