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Course Descriptions - Summer 2020

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Summer 2020 A-term


MTWTh 9:10am - 11:20am
* * - SLN: 10825
GE Requirements Met: C

A critical approach to film and/or media texts and a workshop on writing papers in English. Topics vary. Offered: AWSpS.


MTWTh 1:10pm - 3:20pm
* * - SLN: 10826
Instructor: Xin Peng
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.


MTWTh 9:40am - 11:50am
* * - SLN: 10827
Instructor: José Alaniz
Department Requirements Met: Pre-req to Declare Cinema & Media Studies Major
GE Requirements Met: DIV, I&S, VLPA

An introduction to the study of visual texts such as film, television, comics, or digital media. Focus on the representation of cultural differences including, but not limited to, sexuality, gender, ability, and race. Topics vary.


MTWTh 10:50am - 1:00pm
* * - SLN: 10829
Instructor: Sarah Ross
Department Requirements Met: Cinema & Media Studies Elective
GE Requirements Met: VLPA

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


MTWTh 9:10am - 11:20am
* * - SLN: 10620
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.


Summer 2020 B-term


MTWThF 9:10am - 11:20am
* * - SLN: 10619
Instructor: Guntis Smidchens
GE Requirements Met: I&S, VLPA

Folkloristics combines the methods and ideas of Literature Studies and Anthropology. Folktales (fairy tales), legends, jokes, songs, proverbs, customs and other forms of traditional culture are studied together with the living people and communities who perform and adapt them. Students learn the folklorist's methods of fieldwork (participant observation), ethnography, comparative analysis, and interpretation. Offered: jointly with SCAND 230; AWSpS.


Summer 2020 Full-term


to be arranged
* * - SLN: 10828
Instructor:
GE Requirements Met: VLPA

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


to be arranged
* * - SLN: 10832
Instructor: Shawn Wong
Department Requirements Met: Cinema & Media Studies Elective
GE Requirements Met: VLPA

Students develop collaborative critical and creative skills; studying screenwriting manuals and techniques; adapt stories for screenplays; and/or write synopses, treatments, and first acts of their own screenplays.


to be arranged
* * - SLN: 10833
Instructor:
GE Requirements Met: VLPA

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


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