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Courses - Winter 2020
ENGL
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ENGL245
Film Form and Culture
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
CORE: HA
GenEd: DSHU
Cross-listed with FILM245.
Credit only granted for: ENGL245 or FILM245.
Introduction to film as art form and how films create meaning. Basic film terminology; fundamental principles of film form, film narrative, and film history. Examination of film technique and style over past one hundred years. Social and economic functions of film within broader institutional, economic, and cultural contexts.
ENGL321
Comics and the Graphic Novel
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Comics has become one of the most globally popular art forms of the twenty-first century, but it also has a rich history that stretches back to the eighteenth century, and arguably much earlier. This course will introduce students to the unique formal properties of comics and will survey the history of comics across national traditions, including texts drawn from the American, Franco-Belgian, and Japanese traditions. We will read across a range of genres and cultural registers--including newspaper strips, superhero comics, Underground comix, manga, the graphic memoir, and alternative comics. You will learn to analyze and write about the form and history of the medium.
ENGL359F
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Film and Video
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSHU, DVUP
Restriction: Junior standing or higher.
Cross-listed with: LGBT327.
Credit only granted for: LGBT327 or ENGL359F.
Comparative analysis of forms, themes, and the politics of representation in film and video by and/or about LGBT people.
Cross-listed with ENGL359F. Credit granted for LGBT327 or ENGL359F. Comparative analysis of forms, themes, and the politics of representation in film and video by and/or about LGBT people.
ENGL393
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
GenEd: FSPW
Prerequisite: ENGL101; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department.
Restriction: Must have earned a minimum of 60 credits.
The writing of technical papers and reports.
ENGL394
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: FSPW
Prerequisite: ENGL101; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department.
Restriction: Must have earned a minimum of 60 credits.
Intensive practice in the forms of written communication common in the business world-letters, memos, short reports, and proposals. Principles of rhetoric and effective style.
ENGL478B
Selected Topics in English and American Literature before 1800; Shakespeare and Film
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
ENGL699