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Course Descriptions - Summer 2021

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Summer 2021 A-term


MTWTh 9:10am - 11:20am
* * - SLN: 10824
Department Requirements Met: Pre-req to Declare Literature Major
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: 14488
Instructor: Gaurav Pai
Department Requirements Met: Pre-req to Declare Literature Major
GE Requirements Met: VLPA

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


MW 12:00pm - 2:10pm
* * - SLN: 10828
Instructor: Warren Etheredge
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.


MTWTh 9:10am - 11:20am
* * - SLN: 10616
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 1:10pm - 3:20pm
* * - SLN: 14439
Instructor: Naghmeh Samini
Department Requirements Met: Literature Core
GE Requirements Met: DIV, VLPA

Novels and short stories, from Africa, the Middle East, and South Asia. Discusses relationship of Western literary genres to an oral literary tradition, as well as issues like colonialism, gender relations, narrative technique, native and non-native languages.


Summer 2021 B-term


MTWThF 9:10am - 11:20am
* * - SLN: 10615
Instructor: Guntis Smidchens
Department Requirements Met: Pre-req to Declare Literature Major
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 2021 Full-term


to be arranged
* * - SLN: 10827
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.


to be arranged
* * - SLN: 10829
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.


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