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Course Descriptions - Spring 2021

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Spring 2021


MW 10:30am - 12:20pm
* * - SLN: 12428
Instructor: Douglas Anderson
Department Requirements Met: Pre-req to Declare Literature Major
GE Requirements Met: C, W

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


MW 1:30pm - 3:20pm
* * - SLN: 12430
Instructor: Slaven Svetinovic
Department Requirements Met: Pre-req to Declare Literature Major
GE Requirements Met: C, W

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


to be arranged
* * - SLN: 12431
Instructor: Jennifer M. Bean
Department Requirements Met: Pre-req to Declare Cinema & Media Studies Major
GE Requirements Met: VLPA

Introduction to study of film and/or television genre. Literary, mythic, and historic aspects of film and/or television genre.


to be arranged
* * - SLN: 12432
Instructor:
Department Requirements Met: Pre-req to Declare Literature Major
GE Requirements Met: VLPA

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


MW 10:30am - 12:20pm
* * - SLN: 12433
Instructor: Eric Ames
Department Requirements Met: Cinema & Media Studies Core
GE Requirements Met: VLPA

Introduction to the analysis of film. Covers major aspects of cinematic form: mise en scene, framing and camera movement, editing, and sound and color. Considers how these elements are organized in traditional cinematic narrative and in alternative approaches.


TTh 12:30pm - 2:20pm
* * - SLN: 12434
Instructor: Stephen Groening
Department Requirements Met: Cinema & Media Studies Core
GE Requirements Met: VLPA

Covers issues, problems, and themes in the history of televsion. Topic may include changes in television styles and representional forms, television's historical relationship with other media, transitions from broadcast to satellite through cable and digital distribution, and television's changing audiences.


to be arranged
* * - SLN: 12435
Instructor: Shawn Wong
Department Requirements Met: Pre-req to Declare Literature Major
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: 12436
Instructor:
Department Requirements Met: Pre-req to Declare Literature Major
GE Requirements Met: VLPA

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


TTh 10:30am - 12:20pm
* * - SLN: 12437
Instructor: Kimberlee Gillis-Bridges
Department Requirements Met: Cinema Studies Elective
GE Requirements Met: I&S, VLPA

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


W 12:30pm - 3:50pm
* * - SLN: 12443
Instructor: James Tweedie
Department Requirements Met: Pre-req to Declare Literature Major

Inquiry into such areas as the sensory perception, cultural valuation, or close analysis of cinema and media. Formal, theoretical, and philosophical approaches. Content varies. Offered: AWSp.


MW 1:30pm - 3:20pm
* * - SLN: 11775 Department Requirements Met: Pre-req to Declare Literature Major
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
* * - SLN: 11776
Instructor: Barbara Krystal
Department Requirements Met: Pre-req to Declare Literature Major
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
* * - SLN: 11777
Instructor: Raja Althobaiti
Department Requirements Met: Pre-req to Declare Literature Major
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.


WF 12:30pm - 2:20pm
* * - SLN: 11778
Instructor: José Alaniz
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
* * - SLN: 11779
Instructor: Galya Diment
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: 11780
Instructor:
Department Requirements Met: Pre-req to Declare Literature Major

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


TTh 1:00pm - 2:20pm
* * - SLN: 11781
Instructor: S. Kye Terrasi
Department Requirements Met: Literature Core
GE Requirements Met: VLPA

Examination of the development of European literature in a variety of genres and periods. Possible areas of study include literature from romantic fiction of early nineteenth century through great realist classics of second half of the century or from symbolism to expressionism and existentialism.


MWF 12:30pm - 1:20pm
* * - SLN: 21124
Instructor: Brigitte Prutti
Department Requirements Met: Literature Core
GE Requirements Met: VLPA

Examination of the development of European literature in a variety of genres and periods. Possible areas of study include literature from romantic fiction of early nineteenth century through great realist classics of second half of the century or from symbolism to expressionism and existentialism.


MW 1:30pm - 3:20pm
* * - SLN: 11783
Instructor: Christopher Hamm
Department Requirements Met: Literature Core
GE Requirements Met: VLPA

Topics designated by individual instructors.


TTh 5:00pm - 6:20pm
* * - SLN: 11784
Instructor: Terri DeYoung
Department Requirements Met: Literature Core
GE Requirements Met: VLPA

Topics designated by individual instructors.


MW 2:30pm - 4:20pm
* * - SLN: 11785
Instructor: Gordana Crnkovic
Department Requirements Met: Elective for both Literature and Cinema
GE Requirements Met: VLPA

The film as an art form, with particular reference to the literary dimension of film and to the interaction of literature with the other artistic media employed in the form. Films are shown as an integral part of the course. Content varies.


MW 3:00pm - 5:20pm
* * - SLN: 11786
Instructor: Selim Kuru
Department Requirements Met: Literature Core
GE Requirements Met: VLPA

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.


TTh 2:30pm - 4:20pm
* * - SLN: 11787
Instructor: Terri DeYoung
Department Requirements Met: Literature Core
GE Requirements Met: VLPA

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: 11788
Instructor:
Department Requirements Met: Pre-req to Declare Literature Major

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


TTh 10:30am - 12:20pm
* * - SLN: 11789
Instructor: Gary Handwerk
Department Requirements Met: Literature Elective
GE Requirements Met: VLPA

Offered by visitors or resident faculty. Content varies.


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