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Comparative Literature
Chair: Robin Pickering-Iazzi (rpi2@uwm.edu) CRT 789 229-4382
Coordinator: Jian Xu (jianxu@uwm.edu) CRT 785 229-4382 The College of Letters & Science charges an additional special course fee for Distance Education (online) sections. These sections can be distinguished by a section number beginning with 2-- (e.g., 201, 202). If the special course fee is not listed in the Schedule of Classes, please contact Andy Cuneo, L&S Student Academic Services, via e-mail, acuneo@uwm.edu, or phone (414) 229-2787.
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COMPLIT-133: Contemporary Imagination in Literature and the Arts (3 units; U ; HU)

Introduction to comparative literature, focusing on the study of world literatures and their relations to other arts, and to cultural and social currents.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 001
21960 2:00 PM-3:15 PM MW 09/03-12/12 Momcilovic, Dragoslav BOL B92 PDF

COMPLIT-135: Experiencing Literature in the 21st Century: (3 units; U ; HU)

Critical study of literary forms (e.g. romance, comedy, short story) and their connections with other arts and media, such as cinema, TV, and music.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Zombie Metaphors
HU   3 LEC 001
26399 3:30 PM-4:45 PM MW 09/03-12/12 Momcilovic, Dragoslav BOL B92 PDF

COMPLIT-199: Independent Study (1 - 6 units; U )

For further information, consult dept chair.

Notes:
May be retaken to 6 cr max. Prereq: 2.5 gpa; writ cons instr, dept chair & asst dean for SAS.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 6 IND 001
16176 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 002
16177 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 003
16178 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 004
16179 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  

COMPLIT-207: Global Literature from Antiquity to the 1600s: (3 units; U ; HU)

Literary analysis through a survey of world literature from antiquity through the 1600s.

Notes:
May not be retaken for cr. Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 001
23819 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 09/03-12/12 Williams, Demetrius CRT 209  

COMPLIT-289: Internship in Comparative Literature, Lower Division (1 - 6 units; U )

Application of basic principles of comparative literature in a business, organizational, educational, political, or other appropriate settings.

Notes:
One cr earned for academic work based on 40 hours in internship. May be retaken to 6 cr max. Prereq: CompLit 100- or 200-level course; 2.25 gpa; cons supervising faculty member.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 6 FLD 001
20008 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  

COMPLIT-297: Study Abroad: (1 - 12 units; U )

Designed to enroll students in UWM sponsored program before course work level, content, and credits are determined and/or in specially prepared program course work.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic. Prereq: acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 12 LEC 101
18197 - 09/03-12/12   OFF CAMPUS  
    1 - 12 LEC 105
24016 - 09/03-12/12   OFF CAMPUS  

COMPLIT-316: World Cinema: (3 units; U )

National cinemas in first, second, and/or third world nations; relationships among representation, narrative, and social forms.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. CompLit 316, English 316 & FilmStd 316 are jointly offered; w/same topic, they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr. st or English 290(P); satisfaction of OWC-A.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
27190 12:00 PM-1:50 PM TR 09/03-12/12 Williams, Tami CRT 104  
Consent required to audit.

COMPLIT-350: Topics in Comparative Literature: (3 units; U/G )

One or more areas of comparative literature across periods, genres, or regions.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max. Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Global Sports Narrative
  (FEE) 3 LEC 201
26402 - 09/03-12/12 Momcilovic, Dragoslav ONLINE WEB PDF
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to applicable fees and/or tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.

COMPLIT-365: Literatures and Cultures of the Americas: (3 units; U/G )

Comparative study of the literatures and cultural expressions of three or more national, ethnic, or linguistic traditions within North and South America and the Caribbean.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st.

Comparative study of the literatures and cultural expressions of three or more national, ethnic, or linguistic traditions within North and South America and the Caribbean.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Gender and Protest
    3 LEC 001
27188 12:30 PM-1:45 PM TR 09/03-12/12 Pitt, Kristin CRT 209 PDF
Gender and Protest
    3 LEC 001
Graduate
27189 12:30 PM-1:45 PM TR 09/03-12/12 Pitt, Kristin CRT 209 PDF

COMPLIT-365G: Literatures and Cultures of the Americas: (3 units; U/G )

Comparative study of the literatures and cultural expressions of three or more national, ethnic, or linguistic traditions within North and South America and the Caribbean.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st.

Comparative study of the literatures and cultural expressions of three or more national, ethnic, or linguistic traditions within North and South America and the Caribbean.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Gender and Protest
    3 LEC 001
27188 12:30 PM-1:45 PM TR 09/03-12/12 Pitt, Kristin CRT 209 PDF
Gender and Protest
    3 LEC 001
Graduate
27189 12:30 PM-1:45 PM TR 09/03-12/12 Pitt, Kristin CRT 209 PDF

COMPLIT-489: Internship in Comparative Literature, Upper Division (1 - 6 units; U )

Application of advanced principles of comparative literature in a business, organizational, educational, political, or other appropriate setting.

Notes:
One cr earned for academic work based on 40 hours in internship. May be retaken to 6 cr max. Prereq: jr st; 300-level or above course in CompLit; 2.25 gpa; cons supervising faculty member.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 6 FLD 001
20025 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 002
20286 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 003
20287 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 004
20288 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 006
20289 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  

COMPLIT-497: Study Abroad: (1 - 12 units; U/G )

Designed to enroll students in UWM sponsored program before course work level, content, and credits are determined and/or in specially prepared program course work.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic. Prereq: jr st; acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 12 LEC 101
18196 - 09/03-12/12   OFF CAMPUS  

COMPLIT-699: Advanced Independent Reading (1 - 3 units; U )

Advanced independent work under the supervision of a CompLit faculty or instructional academic staff member. For further information, consult CompLit prog coord.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic. Prereq: jr st; 2.5 GPA; writ cons instr, dept chair, & asst dean for SAS.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 3 IND 001
16180 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 002
16181 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 003
16182 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 004
16183 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 005
16184 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 006
16185 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  

COMPLIT-820: Translation Theory (3 units; G )

The role of translation in the development of languages, cultures, and societies; cultural and ideological forces shaping translations; contemporary theories of translation.

Notes:
CompLit 820 & Trnsltn 820 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: grad st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
  (FEE) 3 LEC 201
26930 - 09/03-12/12 Fisher, Anne ONLINE WEB  
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to applicable fees and/or tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.

 
Additional Courses - Comparative Literature
 
ENGLISH-306: Survey of Irish Literature (3 units; U )

Irish literature from earliest times through the Literary Renaissance--folklore, saga, bardic poetry; poetry, fiction, and drama of the nineteenth century to the present.

Notes:
Prereq: soph st; English 215(P); satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
21164 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 09/03-12/12 Lanters, Josepha CRT 118 Word

TRNSLTN-820: Translation Theory (3 units; G )

The role of translation in development of languages, cultures, and societies; cultural and ideological forces shaping translations; contemporary theories of translation.

Notes:
CompLit 820 & Trnsltn 820 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: grad st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
  (FEE) 3 LEC 201
25464 - 09/03-12/12 Fisher, Anne ONLINE WEB  
A course fee of $2300.00 will be the ONLY charge assessed for this lecture. Fee Applies to ALL students enrolled in addition to tuition/fees for any other classes in which they are enrolled. Course delivered completely online; internet/computer access required.
Audit never allowed.
Consent required to audit.
  (FEE) 3 LEC 202
25465 - 09/03-12/12 Fisher, Anne ONLINE WEB  
A course fee of $2300.00 will be the ONLY charge assessed for this lecture. Fee Applies to ALL students enrolled in addition to tuition/fees for any other classes in which they are enrolled. Course delivered completely online; internet/computer access required.
Audit never allowed.
Consent required to audit.

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