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The Literature Department includes some 50 full-time faculty members who teach and conduct research in Chinese, English, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Japanese, Italian, Korean, Latin, Russian, Spanish and Yiddish as well as the study of creative writing and composition. To help you navigate through our curriculum and course schedules, please be sure to read our Courses Offered by Year and Course Descriptions.


For courses that require pre-authorization: Please use the Virtual Advising System. In your request please include the Section Number of the Course that you are interested in.


Students not enrolled in the MFA Program in Creative Writing must be Pre-Authorized in order to enroll in MFA courses.  Please contact Tania Mayer for more information.

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