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Course Descriptions - Spring 2019

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Spring 2019


TTh 10:30am - 12:20pm
KNE 220 - SLN: 12315
Instructor: James Tweedie
Department Requirements Met: Pre-req to Declare Cinema & Media Studies Major
GE Requirements Met: VLPA

Introduction to film form, style, and techniques. Examples from silent film and from contemporary film.


to be arranged
* * - SLN: 12316
Instructor:
GE Requirements Met: VLPA

Equivalency for 200-level CMS courses taken on UW Study Abroad programs or direct exchanges.


MW 2:30pm - 4:20pm
THO 101 - SLN: 12317
Instructor: Douglas Anderson
GE Requirements Met: VLPA

Varied topics related to film and/or media. Offered: AWSpS.


TTh 9:30am - 11:20am
KNE 110 - SLN: 12318
Instructor: Eric Ames
Department Requirements Met: Cinema & Media Studies Core
GE Requirements Met: VLPA

Introduction to the history and significance of genre in film and/or television. May examine one or a selection of several genres, drawn from a list including, but not limited to, the western, melodrama, musical, thriller, sitcom, film noir, and documentary. Topics include form, ideology, authority, history, innovation, and parody.


MW 12:30pm - 2:20pm
CMU 120 - SLN: 12319
Instructor: Yomi Braester
Department Requirements Met: Cinema & Media Studies Core
GE Requirements Met: VLPA

Addresses the latest trends in international filmmaking typically with an emphasis on world cinema and issues of globalization and diaspora. Sometimes taught in conjunction with the Seattle International Film Festival.


TTh 2:30pm - 4:20pm
CDH 139 - SLN: 12320
Instructor: Sudhir Mahadevan
Department Requirements Met: Cinema & Media Studies Core
GE Requirements Met: VLPA

Examines the cinema of a particular national, ethnic or cultural group, with films typically shown in the original language with subtitles. Topics reflect themes and trends in the national cinema being studied.


to be arranged
* * - SLN: 12321
Instructor:
GE Requirements Met: VLPA

Equivalency for 300-level CMS courses taken on UW Study Abroad programs or direct exchanges.


TTh 12:30pm - 2:20pm
DEN 303 - SLN: 12322
Instructor: Sarah Ross
Department Requirements Met: Cinema & Media Studies Elective
GE Requirements Met: I&S, VLPA

Varying topics relating to film in social contexts. Offered by resident or visiting faculty.


TTh 2:30pm - 4:20pm
OUG 136 - SLN: 12323
Instructor: Kimberlee Gillis-Bridges
Department Requirements Met: Cinema & Media Studies Elective
GE Requirements Met: I&S, VLPA

Varying topics relating to film in social contexts. Offered by resident or visiting faculty.


MF 2:30pm - 3:20pm
W 2:30pm - 3:20pm

THO - SLN: 11684
Instructor: Ellwood Wiggins
Course Website
GE Requirements Met: VLPA

Reading, understanding, and enjoying literature from various countries, in different forms of expression (e.g., dramatic, lyric, narrative, rhetorical) and of representative periods. Emphasis on the comparative study of themes and motifs common to many literatures of the world.


MW 10:30am - 12:20pm
MGH 082A - SLN: 11685
Instructor: Barbara Krystal
GE Requirements Met: C, W

Comparative approach to literature and a workshop in writing comparative papers in English. Emphasis on cross-cultural comparison of literary works. Readings in English with an option to read selected texts in the original languages Offered: AWSp.


TTh 10:30am - 12:20pm
MEB 234 - SLN: 11686
Instructor: Hee Eun Helen Lee
GE Requirements Met: C, W

Comparative approach to literature and a workshop in writing comparative papers in English. Emphasis on cross-cultural comparison of literary works. Readings in English with an option to read selected texts in the original languages Offered: AWSp.


MW 12:30pm - 2:20pm
THO 335 - SLN: 11687
Instructor: Jingsi Shen
Course Website
GE Requirements Met: C, W

Comparative approach to literature and a workshop in writing comparative papers in English. Emphasis on cross-cultural comparison of literary works. Readings in English with an option to read selected texts in the original languages Offered: AWSp.


MW 12:30pm - 2:20pm
CMU 230 - SLN: 11688
Instructor:
GE Requirements Met: C, W

Comparative approach to literature and a workshop in writing comparative papers in English. Emphasis on cross-cultural comparison of literary works. Readings in English with an option to read selected texts in the original languages Offered: AWSp.


TTh 1:30pm - 3:20pm
MGH 074 - SLN: 11689
Instructor: Richard Boyechko
GE Requirements Met: C, W

Comparative approach to literature and a workshop in writing comparative papers in English. Emphasis on cross-cultural comparison of literary works. Readings in English with an option to read selected texts in the original languages Offered: AWSp.


MW 1:30pm - 3:20pm
CMU 243 - SLN: 11690
Instructor: Brad Gerhardt
GE Requirements Met: C, W

Comparative approach to literature and a workshop in writing comparative papers in English. Emphasis on cross-cultural comparison of literary works. Readings in English with an option to read selected texts in the original languages Offered: AWSp.


MW 12:30pm - 2:20pm
THO 135 - SLN: 11691
Instructor: Douglas Collins
Department Requirements Met: Pre-req to Declare Literature Major
GE Requirements Met: I&S, VLPA

Study of literature in its relation to culture. Focuses on literature as a cultural institution, directly related to the construction of individual identity and the dissemination and critique of values.


TTh 12:30pm - 2:20pm
DEN 210 - SLN: 11692
Instructor: Mary Childs
Department Requirements Met: Pre-req to Declare Literature Major
GE Requirements Met: I&S, VLPA

Study of literature in its relation to culture. Focuses on literature as a cultural institution, directly related to the construction of individual identity and the dissemination and critique of values.


TTh 1:30pm - 3:20pm
SAV 264 - SLN: 11693
Instructor: Denyse Delcourt
Department Requirements Met: Pre-req to Declare Literature Major
GE Requirements Met: VLPA

Reading and analyzing literature based upon rotating genres such as sci-fi, detective fiction, romance, love, poetry, and comedy. Draws from world literature.


to be arranged
* * - SLN: 11696
Instructor:

Equivalency for 200-level C LIT courses taken on UW Study Abroad programs or direct exchanges.


MW 12:30pm - 2:20pm
MEB 103 - SLN: 11697
Instructor: Monika Kaup
Course Website
Department Requirements Met: Literature Core
GE Requirements Met: VLPA

Emphasizes connections between twentieth century literature of the United States and Canada and current literature of Latin America. Emphasizes that, despite obvious differences, much is shared in terms of culture and national sensibility across the two continents.


TTh 10:30am - 12:20pm
MGH 248 - SLN: 11698
Instructor: Michael Ritter
Department Requirements Met: Literature Core
GE Requirements Met: VLPA

Explores topics in literature and cultures of the ancient and medieval worlds across national and regional cultures, such as particular movements, authors, genres, themes, or problems.


TTh 10:30am - 12:20pm
ECE 037 - SLN: 11699
Instructor: Gary Handwerk
Department Requirements Met: Literature Core
GE Requirements Met: VLPA, W

Explores topics in literature and cultures of the modern world (approximately 1800-present) across national and regional cultures, such as particular movements, authors, genres, themes, or problems.


to be arranged
* * - SLN: 11700
Instructor:

Equivalency for 300-level C LIT courses taken on UW Study Abroad programs or direct exchanges.


TTh 3:30pm - 5:20pm
SMI 102 - SLN: 11701
Instructor: Galya Diment
Department Requirements Met: Literature Elective
GE Requirements Met: VLPA

Offered by visitors or resident faculty. Content varies.


MW 1:30pm - 3:20pm
CDH 105 - SLN: 11702
Instructor: José Alaniz
Department Requirements Met: Literature Elective
GE Requirements Met: VLPA

Offered by visitors or resident faculty. Content varies.


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