MLA 101A: Foundations I
Required of and limited to firstyear MLA students. First of three quarter foundation course. Introduction to the main political, philosophical, literary, and artistic trends that inform the liberal arts vision of the world and that underlie the MLA curriculum.
Terms: Aut

Units: 4

Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors:
Steidle, E. (PI)
MLA 102: An Introduction to Interdisciplinary Graduate Study
Limited to and required of secondyear MLA students. Historical, literary, artistic, medical, and theological issues are covered. Focus is on skills and information needed to pursue MLA graduate work at Stanford: writing a critical, argumentative graduate paper; conducting library research; expectations of seminar participation. Readings include Homer, Thucydides, Camus, Mann, Kushner, and sacred, scientific, and historical writings.
Terms: Aut

Units: 4

Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors:
Paulson, L. (PI)
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Robinson, P. (PI)
MLA 334: The Material Book: Ancient and Modern
Terms: Aut

Units: 4

Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors:
Treharne, E. (PI)
MLA 335: A Tale of Three Rivers
Terms: Aut

Units: 4

Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors:
Thompson, B. (PI)
MLA 398: MLA Thesis in Progress
Group meetings provide peer critiques, motivations, and advice under the direction of the Associate Dean.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum

Units: 0

Repeatable for credit

Grading: TGR
Instructors:
Paulson, L. (PI)
MLA 399: MLA Thesis Final Quarter
Students write a 75100 page thesis that evolves out of work they pursued during their MLA studies.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum

Units: 6

Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit
Instructors:
Allen, B. (PI)
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Berger, J. (PI)
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Berman, R. (PI)
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Bhattacharya, J. (PI)
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Campbell, J. (PI)
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Carnochan, B. (PI)
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Carson, C. (PI)
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Chace, W. (PI)
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Chang, G. (PI)
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Dorfman, G. (PI)
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Findlen, P. (PI)
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Fishkin, S. (PI)
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Gelpi, A. (PI)
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Gelpi, B. (PI)
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Gienapp, J. (PI)
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Grey, T. (PI)
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Harvey, V. (PI)
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Hobbs, A. (PI)
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Holloway, D. (PI)
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Jones, C. (PI)
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Jones, G. (PI)
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Junkerman, C. (PI)
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Kennedy, D. (PI)
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Kennedy, D. (PI)
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Kumar, A. (PI)
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Lindenberger, H. (PI)
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Nanji, A. (PI)
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PalumboLiu, D. (PI)
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Parker, G. (PI)
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Paulson, L. (PI)
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Phillips, D. (PI)
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Rayner, A. (PI)
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Rehm, R. (PI)
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Riggs, D. (PI)
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Riskin, J. (PI)
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Robinson, P. (PI)
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Saldivar, R. (PI)
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Samoff, J. (PI)
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Schupbach, R. (PI)
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Stansky, P. (PI)
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Stokes, L. (PI)
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Thompson, B. (PI)
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Treharne, E. (PI)
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Vitousek, P. (PI)
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Wara, M. (PI)
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Wilcox, M. (PI)
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Winterer, C. (PI)