Research Sources & Tips, Fall 2014

Chao Chen, Research Librarian (; 617-627-2057)
Tisch Library, Tufts University

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Introduction to Architecture (FAH 08)

Art & Art History

The Arts of Japan (FAH 012)

Medieval Architecture (FAH 025/125)

Medieval Art in the Mediterranean: Pagans, Jews, Christians, and Muslims (FAH 028/128)

Renaissance Venice (FAH 034/134)

Impressionism & Post-Impressionism (FAH 050)

Contemporary Art Since 1960 (055/155)

The Latino Presence in Art & Visual Culture (FAH 086)

Theories and Methods of Art History (FAH100)

Historiography & Methodology (FAH 101)

Color and Painting in the United States, 1860-1900 (FAH 260)

Orientalism and the Visual Arts (FAH 275)

Drama & Theatre and Dance

Ancient and Medieval Theatre (DR2)

Contemporary Musical Theatre (DR93-04)

Costume Design (DR126)

First-Year Showcase (DR93-02)

History of Popular Entertainment (DR240)

Introduction to Acting (DR10)

Introduction to Graduate Studies (DR220)



Origins of 20th Century American Dance


International Literary & Visual Studies

Introduction to Film Studies

CMS Senior Colloquium--Film & Television Topics


Cultural History of the Modern Middle East

Fairy Tales and Film in the Modern World

German Film

Introduction to Chinese Cinema

Introduction to Film Theory

Japanese Film

Literature and Film in Post-Civil War Spain

Post-Colonial Cinemas

Russian Film: Art, Politics and Society

Warrior Nations: Russia & U.S.

Cultures, Languages, and Literatures


Women and Gender in Modern Chinese Literature & Culture


French Culture, Language & Literature

The French Enlightenment


Advanced German (GER 012)

Germanic Studies (Graduate Colloquium)


031 Readings in Italian Literature (I)

032 Readings in Italian Literature (II)

20th Century Italian Poetry

Political Ideology in the Italian Literary Tradition


The Tale of Genji

The World of Hayao Miyazaki

Latin American

Freshman Seminar on Borges

The Life and Miracles of Pancho Villa

Poetry in Spanish America

Testimonial Literature of Latin America

Women and Film in Latin America

Spanish Literature

Saints and Sinners: Images of Women in Hispanic Literature

World Language

Romance Linguistics

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