## MLA 101A: Foundations I

Required of and limited to first-year 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

Instructors:
Steidle, E. (PI)

## MLA 102: An Introduction to Interdisciplinary Graduate Study

Limited to and required of second-year 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

Instructors:
Paulson, L. (PI)
;
Robinson, P. (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

Instructors:
Paulson, L. (PI)

## MLA 399: MLA Thesis Final Quarter

Students write a 75-100 page thesis that evolves out of work they pursued during their MLA studies.

Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum
| Units: 6

Instructors:
Allen, B. (PI)
;
Berger, J. (PI)
;
Berman, R. (PI)
;
Bhattacharya, J. (PI)
;
Campbell, J. (PI)
;
Carnochan, B. (PI)
;
Carson, C. (PI)
;
Chace, W. (PI)
;
Chang, G. (PI)
;
Dorfman, G. (PI)
;
Findlen, P. (PI)
;
Fishkin, S. (PI)
;
Gelpi, A. (PI)
;
Gelpi, B. (PI)
;
Gienapp, J. (PI)
;
Grey, T. (PI)
;
Harvey, V. (PI)
;
Hobbs, A. (PI)
;
Holloway, D. (PI)
;
Jones, C. (PI)
;
Jones, G. (PI)
;
Junkerman, C. (PI)
;
Kennedy, D. (PI)
;
Kennedy, D. (PI)
;
Kumar, A. (PI)
;
Lindenberger, H. (PI)
;
Nanji, A. (PI)
;
Palumbo-Liu, D. (PI)
;
Parker, G. (PI)
;
Paulson, L. (PI)
;
Phillips, D. (PI)
;
Rayner, A. (PI)
;
Rehm, R. (PI)
;
Riggs, D. (PI)
;
Riskin, J. (PI)
;
Robinson, P. (PI)
;
Saldivar, R. (PI)
;
Samoff, J. (PI)
;
Schupbach, R. (PI)
;
Stansky, P. (PI)
;
Stokes, L. (PI)
;
Thompson, B. (PI)
;
Treharne, E. (PI)
;
Vitousek, P. (PI)
;
Wara, M. (PI)
;
Wilcox, M. (PI)
;
Winterer, C. (PI)