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Course Descriptions - Summer 2018

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Summer 2018 A-term


MTWTh 1:10pm - 3:20pm
ART 003 - SLN: 14383 Department Requirements Met: Cinema & Media Studies Core
GE Requirements Met: DIV, VLPA

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.


MTWTh 1:30pm - 3:40pm
THO 125 - SLN: 10791
Instructor: Qian He
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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.


MTWTh 12:00pm - 2:20pm
THO 234 - SLN: 10601
Instructor: Erin Gilbert
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.


MTWTh 9:10am - 11:20am
THO 101 - SLN: 10602
Instructor: Leah Rubinsky
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.


MTWTh 1:10pm - 3:20pm
EEB 045 - SLN: 14546
Instructor: Hee Eun Lee
Department Requirements Met: Pre-req to Declare Literature Major
GE Requirements Met: C, I&S, VLPA, W

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.


Summer 2018 B-term


TWThF 1:10pm - 3:20pm
SAV 157 - SLN: 10792 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.


MTWTh 9:40am - 12:30pm
RAI 121 - SLN: 14522
Instructor: Felix Viscarret
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.


MTWThF 9:10am - 11:20am
CLK 316 - SLN: 10600
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.


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