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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 49731 2:00 PM-3:15 PM MW 01/22-05/09 Momcilovic, Dragoslav MIT 195 PDF
For 1-hr supplemental instruction review session times, visit the website www.uwm.edu/Dept/TARC and click on 'Supplemental Instruction' or email tarc@uwm.edu.

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
The Bible and Interpretations of Liberation
HU   3 LEC 001 53148 9:30 AM-10:45 AM TR 01/22-05/09 Williams, Demetrius LUB S233  

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 46260 - 01/22-05/09 Williams, Demetrius TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 002 46261 - 01/22-05/09 Paik, Peter TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 003 46262 - 01/22-05/09 Pickering-Iazzi, R TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 004 46263 - 01/22-05/09 Pitt, Kristin TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 005 46264 - 01/22-05/09 Seymour-Jorn, Caroline TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 006 46265 - 01/22-05/09 Xu, Jian TBA  

COMPLIT-208: Global Literature from the 17th Century to the Present: (3 units; U ; HU)

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

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

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU (FEE) 3 LEC 201 49732 - 01/22-05/09 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-233: Literature and Film: (3 units; U ; HU)

Themes, styles, and ideology in cinematic and literary texts.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: CompLit 133(R).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
The Gangster Film in the East and West
HU   3 LEC 001 50632 3:30 PM-4:45 PM TR 01/22-05/09 Xu, Jian CRT 104 Word

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 48347 - 01/22-05/09   TBA  

COMPLIT-309: Great Works of Modern Literature: (3 units; U/G ; HU)

Literature of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, with emphasis on theme, movement, trend, genre, or mode.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; CompLit 207(R) or 208(R).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Existentialism and the Absurd
HU (FEE) 3 LEC 201 58982 - 01/22-05/09 Momcilovic, Dragoslav ONLINE WEB PDF

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
Latina and Latin American Women Directors
    3 LEC 001 53471 5:00 PM-7:30 PM MW 01/22-05/09 Blasini, Gilberto CRT 104 PDF
Consent required to audit.
Body & Desire in World Cinema
    3 LEC 002 58571 1:00 PM-2:50 PM TR 01/22-05/09 Xu, Jian CRT 104 PDF
This course is combined with Film Studies 316-002 and English 316-002.
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
Fashion and Identity
  (FEE) 3 LEC 201 58983 - 01/22-05/09 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-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 52655 - 01/22-05/09   TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 002 52656 - 01/22-05/09   TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 003 52657 - 01/22-05/09   TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 004 52658 - 01/22-05/09   TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 005 52659 - 01/22-05/09   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 48346 - 01/22-05/09   TBA  

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 46266 - 01/22-05/09 Paik, Peter TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 002 46267 - 01/22-05/09 Momcilovic, Dragoslav TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 003 46268 - 01/22-05/09 Pitt, Kristin TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 004 46269 - 01/22-05/09 Seymour-Jorn, Caroline TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 005 46270 - 01/22-05/09 Xu, Jian TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 006 46271 - 01/22-05/09 Williams, Demetrius TBA  

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