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Course Descriptions - Spring 2018

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Spring 2018


MW 10:30am - 12:20pm
KNE 220 - SLN: 12286
Instructor: Jennifer M. Bean
Department Requirements Met: Pre-req to Declare Cinema & Media Studies Major
GE Requirements Met: VLPA, W

Introduction to study of film and/or television genre. Literary, mythic, and historic aspects of film and/or television genre. C LIT 270, C LIT 271, C LIT 272 are designed to be taken as a sequence, but may be taken individually.


to be arranged  -
* * - SLN: 12287
Instructor:
GE Requirements Met: VLPA

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


MW 1:30pm - 3:20pm
RAI 116 - SLN: 12288
Instructor: Douglas Anderson
Department Requirements Met: Cinema & Media Studies Core
GE Requirements Met: VLPA

Film history from the introduction of sound through the late 1950s. Focuses mostly on the golden age of the Hollywood studios and on alternative developments after World War II in Italy (Neo-Realism), France (the New Wave), and Japan.


TTh 1:30pm - 3:20pm
RAI 121 - SLN: 12289
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: 12290
Instructor:
GE Requirements Met: VLPA

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


MW 3:30pm - 5:20pm
DEN 303 - SLN: 12291
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.


MW 2:30pm - 4:20pm
MEB 238 - SLN: 12292
Instructor: Gordana Crnkovic
GE Requirements Met: VLPA

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.


MW 9:30am - 11:20am
PAR 106 - SLN: 11708
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 11:30am - 1:20pm
SAV 156 - SLN: 11709
Instructor: Andrea Delgado
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 3:30pm - 5:20pm
THO 331 - SLN: 11710 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 9:30am - 11:20am
SAV 158 - SLN: 11711
Instructor: Yasaman Naraghi
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 3:30pm - 5:20pm
MGH 074 - SLN: 11712
Instructor: Qian He
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 10:30am - 12:20pm
THO 231 - SLN: 11713
Instructor: Hee Eun 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.


TTh 10:30am - 12:20pm
THO 231 - SLN: 11714
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.


MWF 12:30pm - 1:20pm
CMU 226 - SLN: 11715
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.


MWF 12:30pm - 1:20pm
PAA A114 - SLN: 11716
Instructor: Richard Block
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Department Requirements Met: Pre-req to Declare Literature Major
GE Requirements Met: VLPA

Reading and analyzing literature based upon rotating themes such as love, sex, and murder, haunted houses, and dreams and memory. Selections drawn from European, English, and American literature, not limited to period and genre.


MW 10:30am - 12:20pm
SAV 130 - SLN: 11717
Instructor: Naomi Sokoloff
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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: 11718
Instructor:

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


TTh 10:30am - 12:20pm
CMU 230 - SLN: 11719
Instructor: Gary Handwerk
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.


to be arranged  -
* * - SLN: 11720
Instructor:

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


TTh 12:30pm - 2:20pm
MGH 241 - SLN: 11721
Instructor: Leroy Searle
Course Website
Department Requirements Met: Literature Elective
GE Requirements Met: VLPA

Examines the links between literature and other disciplines or art forms. Literature and history, literature and philosophy, literature and music, literature and the visual arts are all appropriate topics. Selection of focus depends on instructor.


W 12:30pm - 3:20pm
SMI 109 - SLN: 11726
Instructor: Beatrice Arduini

An examination of the theoretical and methodological issues attending the study of written texts including literacy, circulation, production, and reception in Premodern genetics, and archival research methods. Offered: jointly with ENGL 502.


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