Courses - CMS Autumn 2024

Listings for future quarters are tentative and subject to change. For the most up-to-date information, please consult the UW Time Schedule. For a listing of all courses potentially offered, see the Course Catalog.

Autumn 2024

  • MW 10:30am - 12:20pm / CMU 243
SLN: 12912
Instructor:
Department Requirements Met:
  • Composition and W-courses
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.
  • TTh 10:30am - 12:20pm / CMU 243
SLN: 12913
Instructor:
Department Requirements Met:
  • Composition and W-courses
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.
  • MW 12:30pm - 2:20pm / MGH 248
SLN: 12914
Instructor:
Department Requirements Met:
  • Composition and W-courses
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.
  • MW 10:30am - 12:20pm / PCAR 192
SLN: 12915
Instructor:
Department Requirements Met:
  • Pre-req to Declare Cinema & Media Studies Major
GE Requirements Met:
  • A&H
Introduction to film form, style, and techniques. Examples from silent film and from contemporary film.
  • T 10:30am - 12:20pm / SMI 120
SLN: 12916
Instructor:
Department Requirements Met:
  • Pre-req to Declare Cinema & Media Studies Major
GE Requirements Met:
  • A&H
Introduction to authorship in the cinema. The work of a major director or directors.
  • Th 10:30am - 11:20am / PAR 120
SLN: 12917
Instructor:
Department Requirements Met:
  • Pre-req to Declare Cinema & Media Studies Major
GE Requirements Met:
Introduction to authorship in the cinema. The work of a major director or directors.
  • Th 9:00am - 9:50am / JHN 175
SLN: 12918
Instructor:
Department Requirements Met:
  • Pre-req to Declare Cinema & Media Studies Major
GE Requirements Met:
Introduction to authorship in the cinema. The work of a major director or directors.
  • Th 9:00am - 9:50am / SWS 030
SLN: 12919
Instructor:
Department Requirements Met:
  • Pre-req to Declare Cinema & Media Studies Major
GE Requirements Met:
Introduction to authorship in the cinema. The work of a major director or directors.
  • Th 9:00am - 9:50am / RAI 121
SLN: 12920
Instructor:
Department Requirements Met:
  • Pre-req to Declare Cinema & Media Studies Major
GE Requirements Met:
Introduction to authorship in the cinema. The work of a major director or directors.
  • Th 10:30am - 11:20am / SMI 115
SLN: 12921
Instructor:
Department Requirements Met:
  • Pre-req to Declare Cinema & Media Studies Major
GE Requirements Met:
Introduction to authorship in the cinema. The work of a major director or directors.
  • Th 9:00am - 9:50am / HCK 320
SLN: 12922
Instructor:
Department Requirements Met:
  • Pre-req to Declare Cinema & Media Studies Major
GE Requirements Met:
Introduction to authorship in the cinema. The work of a major director or directors.
  • Th 11:30am - 12:20pm / THO 231
SLN: 12923
Instructor:
Department Requirements Met:
  • Pre-req to Declare Cinema & Media Studies Major
GE Requirements Met:
Introduction to authorship in the cinema. The work of a major director or directors.
  • Th 9:00am - 9:50am / FSH 107
SLN: 12924
Instructor:
Department Requirements Met:
  • Pre-req to Declare Cinema & Media Studies Major
GE Requirements Met:
Introduction to authorship in the cinema. The work of a major director or directors.
  • Th 11:30am - 12:20pm / SMI 309
SLN: 12925
Instructor:
Department Requirements Met:
  • Pre-req to Declare Cinema & Media Studies Major
GE Requirements Met:
Introduction to authorship in the cinema. The work of a major director or directors.
  • Th 11:30am - 12:20pm / SMI 307
SLN: 12926
Instructor:
Department Requirements Met:
  • Pre-req to Declare Cinema & Media Studies Major
GE Requirements Met:
Introduction to authorship in the cinema. The work of a major director or directors.

CMS 295 A: Study Abroad

  • to be arranged / * *
SLN: 12927
Instructor:
Department Requirements Met:
GE Requirements Met:
  • A&H
Equivalency for 200-level CMS courses taken on UW Study Abroad programs or direct exchanges.
  • MW 2:30pm - 4:20pm / CDH 115
SLN: 23755
Instructor:
Department Requirements Met:
GE Requirements Met:
  • A&H
Varied topics related to film and/or media. Offered: AWSpS.
  • MW 12:30pm - 2:20pm / MGH 231
SLN: 12928
Instructor:
Department Requirements Met:
  • Cinema & Media Studies Core
GE Requirements Met:
  • A&H
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.

CMS 303 A: Genre Studies

  • TTh 12:30pm - 2:20pm / SAV 264
SLN: 12929
Instructor:
Department Requirements Met:
GE Requirements Met:
  • A&H
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 10:30am - 12:20pm / MGH 231
SLN: 12930
Instructor:
Department Requirements Met:
GE Requirements Met:
  • A&H
Covers the vast changes in filmmaking since 1960. Topics include the continuing influence of the French New Wave, the New German Cinema of the 70s and the "New Hollywood" of the 70s, American independent film of the 80s, and the resurgence of Chinese filmmaking since 1980.
  • MW 3:30pm - 5:20pm / MGH 231
SLN: 12931
Instructor:
Department Requirements Met:
GE Requirements Met:
  • A&H
Study of new media histories and methodologies for research, with particular emphasis on new and emergent technologies such as the Internet and other digital forms. Specific media to be analyzed vary.
  • TTh 8:30am - 10:20am / ARC 160
SLN: 12932
Instructor:
  • Sasha Senderovich
Department Requirements Met:
GE Requirements Met:
  • A&H
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. Offered: AWSpS.
  • TTh 3:30pm - 5:20pm / MGH 231
SLN: 12933
Instructor:
  • Claudio Mazzola
Department Requirements Met:
GE Requirements Met:
  • A&H
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. Offered: AWSpS.
  • T 4:30pm - 5:50pm / OUG 141
  • T 6:00pm - 7:20pm / OUG 136
SLN: 12934
Instructor:
Department Requirements Met:
  • Cinema & Media Studies Core
GE Requirements Met:
  • DIV
  • A&H
Approaches film and related media as socially and politically engaged practice, with focus on screen media produced or received in "opposition" to dominant cultural and entertainment industry norms. Topics vary.
  • MW 2:30pm - 4:20pm / MUE 154
SLN: 12935
Instructor:
  • Warren Etheredge
Department Requirements Met:
GE Requirements Met:
  • A&H
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.

CMS 395 A: Study Abroad

  • to be arranged / * *
SLN: 12936
Instructor:
Department Requirements Met:
GE Requirements Met:
  • A&H
Equivalency for 300-level CMS courses taken on UW Study Abroad programs or direct exchanges.
  • TTh 12:30pm - 2:20pm / SAV 155
SLN: 12938
Instructor:
Department Requirements Met:
GE Requirements Met:
  • SSc
  • A&H
Varying topics relating to film in social contexts. Offered by resident or visiting faculty.
  • MW 10:30am - 12:20pm / SMI 311
SLN: 23709
Instructor:
  • Warren Etheredge
Department Requirements Met:
GE Requirements Met:
  • SSc
  • A&H
Varying topics relating to film in social contexts. Offered by resident or visiting faculty.
  • T 4:30pm - 5:50pm / OUG 141
  • T 6:00pm - 7:20pm / OUG 136
SLN: 23763
Instructor:
Department Requirements Met:
GE Requirements Met:
  • SSc
  • A&H
Varying topics relating to film in social contexts. Offered by resident or visiting faculty.
  • TTh 3:30pm - 5:20pm / SAV 264
SLN: 12939
Instructor:
Department Requirements Met:
GE Requirements Met:
  • A&H
Studies major East European film makers who left their countries at some point in their careers. Compares East European and Western production of those directors who worked partially in the West. Offered: jointly with SLAVIC 423.
  • to be arranged / * *
SLN: 12941
Instructor:
Department Requirements Met:
GE Requirements Met:
Individual study of topics in cinema and media studies by arrangement with the instructor and the Comparative Literature, Cinema, and Media Department advising office.

CMS 491 A: Internship

  • to be arranged / * *
SLN: 12942
Instructor:
Department Requirements Met:
GE Requirements Met:
Supervised experience in local businesses and other agencies. Open to upper-division cinema and media studies majors with approval of departmental internship supervisor.
  • W 1:30pm - 4:50pm / PDL B526
SLN: 12943
Instructor:
Department Requirements Met:
GE Requirements Met:
Pedagogical approaches to cinema and media studies. Introduces teaching tools, technologies and modes of practice. Offered: AWSp.

CMS 573 A: Aesthetics

  • T 1:30pm - 4:50pm / SAV 167
SLN: 12944
Instructor:
Department Requirements Met:
GE Requirements Met:
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.
  • to be arranged / * *
SLN: 12945
Instructor:
Department Requirements Met:
GE Requirements Met:
Research and writing project under the supervision of a faculty member. Offered: jointly with C LIT 590; AWSpS.
  • to be arranged / * *
SLN: 12946
Instructor:
Department Requirements Met:
GE Requirements Met:
Group seminars or individual conferences scheduled to meet special needs. Prerequisite: permission of graduate program adviser. Offered: jointly with C LIT 599.
  • to be arranged / * *
SLN: 12947
Instructor:
Department Requirements Met:
GE Requirements Met:
Group seminars or individual conferences scheduled to meet special needs. Prerequisite: permission of graduate program adviser. Offered: jointly with C LIT 599.
  • to be arranged / * *
SLN: 12948
Instructor:
Department Requirements Met:
GE Requirements Met:
Offered: jointly with C LIT 600.
  • to be arranged / * *
SLN: 12949
Instructor:
Department Requirements Met:
GE Requirements Met:
Offered: jointly with C LIT 800.