Minor in Literature in Translation

13 University Place • New York, NY 10003-4573 • 212-998-8700
Associate Professor Bolduc



The Literature in Translation minor is open to all students. Participating in the program are the Skirball Department of Hebrew and Judaic Studies and the Departments of Classics, Comparative Literature, Dramatic Literature, East Asian Studies, English, French, German, Italian Studies, Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies, Russian and Slavic Studies, and Spanish and Portuguese Languages and Literatures.

The minor consists of 16 points (four 4-point courses) taken in applicable courses offered by the participating departments. A student majoring in a specific language cannot take courses in the same language under this minor but can take courses in Literature in Translation in other languages under this minor. The minor is declared through the Department of French.


The following are courses in Literature in Translation:
  1. Courses in foreign literature taught in English and listed under the relevant foreign language departments, such as The Comedies of Greece and Rome (CLASS-UA 144) or Women Writers in France (FREN-UA 835).
  2. The courses History of Drama and Theatre I, II (DRLIT-UA 110, 111), offered by the Department of Dramatic Literature, in addition to relevant courses cross-listed with the Department of English or with foreign-language departments.