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Film Studies
Director: Gilberto Blasini CRT 487 229-4540
Asst. Director: Ben Schneider CRT 405 229-3605


Please note: 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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FILMSTD-111: Entertainment Arts: Film, Television, and the Internet (3 units; U ; HU)

History of film, television, and the internet. Focus on economic and aesthetic features of these media and interrelationships among them. Models for critiquing each form.

Notes:
ArtHist 111, English 111, & FilmStd 111 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 201 29412 - 09/02-12/14 McCourt, Molly ONLINE WEB  
A special course fee of $275.00, in addition to regular tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.
HU   3 LEC 202 29413 - 09/02-12/14 McCourt, Molly ONLINE WEB  
A special course fee of $275.00, in addition to regular tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.
HU   3 LEC 203 29513 - 09/02-12/14 Johnston, Jessica ONLINE WEB  
A special course fee of $275.00, in addition to regular tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.
HU   3 LEC 404 30868 1:00 PM-4:15 PM M 09/02-12/14 Schneider, Benjamin CRT 175  
HU     DIS 601 29416 1:00 PM-1:50 PM W 09/02-12/14 Daigle, Allain CRT 175  
HU     DIS 602 29417 2:00 PM-2:50 PM W 09/02-12/14 Daigle, Allain CRT 175  

FILMSTD-192: First-Year Seminar: (3 units; U ; HU)

The specific topics are announced in the Schedule of Classes each time the class is offered.

Notes:
Open only to freshmen. Students may earn cr in just one L&S First-Year Sem (course numbers 192, 193, 194). Prereq: none.
Not open to University Special Students

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Film and Place in the Contemporary World
HU   3 SEM 001 33907 4:00 PM-5:50 PM TR 09/02-12/14 Szczepaniak-Gillece, Jocelyn CRT 104 Word
Audit never allowed.

FILMSTD-205: History of Film I: Development of an Art (3 units; U ; HU)

The technology, style, history, and theory of the medium. Aesthetic advances from silent to color and sound films. Contributions of various nationalities and artists.

Notes:
ArtHist 205 & FilmStd 205 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 401 29418 11:00 AM-12:50 PM TR 09/02-12/14 Szczepaniak-Gillece, Jocelyn MIT 361  
HU     DIS 601 29419 1:00 PM-1:50 PM R 09/02-12/14 Basa, Elaine MIT 158  
HU     DIS 602 29420 2:00 PM-2:50 PM R 09/02-12/14 Basa, Elaine MIT 158  

FILMSTD-212: Intermediate Topics in Film Studies: (3 units; U ; HU)

Stylistic, generic, historical, or theoretical issues in film studies.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: soph st or English 290(P).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Introduction to the Fantasy Film
HU   3 LEC 001 31530 2:00 PM-3:50 PM TR 09/02-12/14 Finch, Zachary CRT 104 Word

FILMSTD-290: Introduction to Film Studies (3 units; U ; HU)

Analysis of formal, thematic, and generic components of narrative, documentary, and avant garde filmmaking.

Notes:
English 290 & FilmStd 290 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 201 29515 - 09/02-12/14 Oren, Tasha ONLINE WEB  
A special course fee of $275.00, in addition to regular tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.

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

Designed to enroll students in UWM-sponsored program before coursework levels, content, and credits are determined and/or in specially-prepared program coursework.

Notes:
Retakable w/change in topic. Prereq: acceptance for Study Abroad Program.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 12 LEC 101 17469 - 09/02-12/14   OFF CAMPUS  
Audit never allowed.

FILMSTD-312: Topics in Film Studies: (3 units; U )

Study of stylistic, generic, historical, or theoretical issues in film studies.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. English 312 & FilmStd 312 are jointly offered; w/same topic, they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req; English 290(P).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Troubled Teens
    3 LEC 001 32834 10:00 AM-11:50 AM TR 09/02-12/14 Schneider, Benjamin CRT 104  

FILMSTD-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. 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 GER English Composition competency req.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Global Road Movies
    3 LEC 001 33200 4:00 PM-6:30 PM MW 09/02-12/14 Blasini, Gilberto CRT 104 PDF

FILMSTD-329: Film and Literature (3 units; U/G )

Capabilities and limitations of narrative film and literature, emphasizing the distinctiveness of each artistic mode.

Notes:
English 329 & FilmStd 329 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr st, English 290(P), satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req; or cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 29509 10:00 AM-11:50 AM MW 09/02-12/14 Schneider, Benjamin CRT 104  
Undergrad credit only for this semester.

FILMSTD-390: Classical Film Criticism and Theory (3 units; U/G )

Survey of the history of film theory, with particular attention to developing critical skills in film theoretical writing.

Notes:
English 390 & FilmStd 390 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr st, satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req, English 290(P), & ArtHist 205(P); or cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 29512 2:00 PM-3:50 PM MW 09/02-12/14 Petro, Patrice CRT 104  
Undergrad credit only for this semester.

FILMSTD-391: Television Criticism and Theory (3 units; U/G )

Study of the forms and representational strategies of television narrative, and the various modes of analysis that may be applied to television viewers and texts.

Notes:
English 391 & FilmStd 391 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req; English 291(P) or cons instr.
If unable to register, please contact instructor for consent.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 33184 12:30 PM-1:50 PM TR 09/02-12/14 Oren, Tasha CRT 104  
Undergrad credit only for this semester.

FILMSTD-489: Internship in Film Studies, Upper Division (1 - 6 units; U )

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

Notes:
One cr earned for 40 hrs work. Retakable to 6 cr max. Prereq: jr st; 300-level or above course in FilmStd; 2.25 gpa; cons supervising faculty member.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 6 FLD 001 28145 - 09/02-12/14   TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 002 28309 - 09/02-12/14   TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 003 28310 - 09/02-12/14   TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 004 28311 - 09/02-12/14   TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 005 28312 - 09/02-12/14   TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 006 29109 - 09/02-12/14   TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 007 29110 - 09/02-12/14   TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 008 29111 - 09/02-12/14   TBA  

FILMSTD-497: Study Abroad: (1 - 12 units; U )

Designed to enroll students in UWM-sponsored program before coursework levels, content, and credits are determined and/or in specially-prepared program coursework.

Notes:
Retakable 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 17470 - 09/02-12/14   OFF CAMPUS  
Audit never allowed.

FILMSTD-699: Independent Work (1 - 3 units; U )

Advanced independent work under the supervision of a Film Studies faculty or instructional academic staff member. Students must submit a study proposal. For more information, consult Film Studies dir or asst dir.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic. Prereq: jr st; 2.5 gpa & writ cons instr, dept chair, & assoc dean for SAS.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 3 IND 001 15559 - 09/02-12/14 Blasini, Gilberto TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 3 IND 002 15560 - 09/02-12/14 Martin, Andrew TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 3 IND 003 15561 - 09/02-12/14 Oren, Tasha TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 3 IND 004 15562 - 09/02-12/14 Paik, Peter TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 3 IND 005 15563 - 09/02-12/14 Petro, Patrice TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 3 IND 006 15564 - 09/02-12/14 Williams, Tami TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 3 IND 007 15565 - 09/02-12/14 Gorfinkel, Elena TBA  
Audit never allowed.

 
Additional Courses - Film Studies
 
ARTHIST-205: History of Film I: Development of an Art (3 units; U ; HU)

The technology, style, history, and theory of the medium. Aesthetic advances from silent to color and sound films. Contributions of various nationalities and artists.

Notes:
ArtHist 205 & FilmStd 205 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: none.
ARTHIST 205-401 - Sign up for DIS 601-602

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 401 27581 11:00 AM-12:50 PM TR 09/02-12/14 Szczepaniak-Gillece, Jocelyn MIT 361 Word
HU     DIS 601 27582 1:00 PM-1:50 PM R 09/02-12/14 Basa, Elaine MIT 158  
HU     DIS 602 27583 2:00 PM-2:50 PM R 09/02-12/14 Basa, Elaine MIT 158  

COMPLIT-233: Literature and Film: (3 units; U ; HU)

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

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

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Violence and Film Noir
HU   3 LEC 001 30618 12:30 PM-1:45 PM TR 09/02-12/14 Haumschild, Daniel LUB S233 Word

ENGLISH-111: Entertainment Arts: Film, Television, and the Internet (3 units; U ; HU)

History of film, television, and the internet. Focus on economic and aesthetic features of these media and interrelationships among them. Models for critiquing each form.

Notes:
ArtHist 111, English 111, & FilmStd 111 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: none

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 201 29165 - 09/02-12/14 McCourt, Molly ONLINE WEB  
A special course fee of $275.00, in addition to regular tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.
HU   3 LEC 202 29309 - 09/02-12/14 McCourt, Molly ONLINE WEB  
A special course fee of $275.00, in addition to regular tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.
HU   3 LEC 203 29508 - 09/02-12/14 Johnston, Jessica ONLINE WEB  
A special course fee of $275.00, in addition to regular tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.
HU   3 LEC 404 30867 1:00 PM-4:15 PM M 09/02-12/14 Schneider, Benjamin CRT 175  
HU     DIS 601 29345 1:00 PM-1:50 PM W 09/02-12/14 Daigle, Allain CRT 175  
HU     DIS 602 29346 2:00 PM-2:50 PM W 09/02-12/14 Daigle, Allain CRT 175  

ENGLISH-290: Introduction to Film Studies (3 units; U ; HU)

Analysis of formal, thematic, and generic components of narrative, documentary, and avant garde filmmaking.

Notes:
English 290 & FilmStd 290 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 201 29452 - 09/02-12/14 Oren, Tasha ONLINE WEB  
A special course fee of $275.00, in addition to regular tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.

ENGLISH-312: Topics in Film Studies: (3 units; U )

Study of stylistic, generic, historical, or theoretical issues in film studies.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. English 312 & FilmStd 312 are jointly offered; w/same topic, they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req; English 290(P).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Troubled Teens
    3 LEC 001 32833 10:00 AM-11:50 AM TR 09/02-12/14 Schneider, Benjamin CRT 104  

ENGLISH-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. 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 GER English Composition competency req.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Global Road Movies
    3 LEC 001 33203 4:00 PM-6:30 PM MW 09/02-12/14 Blasini, Gilberto CRT 104 PDF

ENGLISH-329: Film and Literature (3 units; U/G )

Capabilities and limitations of narrative film and literature, emphasizing the distinctiveness of each artistic mode.

Notes:
English 329 & FilmStd 329 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr st, English 290(P), satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req; or cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 28523 10:00 AM-11:50 AM MW 09/02-12/14 Schneider, Benjamin CRT 104  
Undergrad credit only for this semester.

ENGLISH-390: Classical Film Criticism and Theory (3 units; U/G )

Survey of the history of film theory, with particular attention to developing critical skills in film theoretical writing.

Notes:
English 390 & FilmStd 390 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr st, satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req, English 290(P), & ArtHist 205(P); or cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 28124 2:00 PM-3:50 PM MW 09/02-12/14 Petro, Patrice CRT 104  
Undergrad credit only for this semester.

ENGLISH-391: Television Criticism and Theory (3 units; U/G )

Study of the forms and representational strategies of television narrative, and the various modes of analysis that may be applied to television viewers and texts.

Notes:
English 391 & FilmStd 391 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req; English 291(P) or cons instr.
If unable to register, please contact instructor for consent.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 33183 12:30 PM-1:50 PM TR 09/02-12/14 Oren, Tasha CRT 104  
Undergrad credit only for this semester.

FILM-220: Basic Elements of Filmmaking (3 units; U ; FEE)

Pre-portfolio studio in 16mm film production.

Notes:
Prereq: Film 116(P), Film 117(P) & either 114(214)(P) or 210(P); or cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
  (FEE) 3 LAB 801 10243 11:00 AM-12:50 PM TR 09/02-12/14 Yeo, Robert MIT B91  
Add'l Special Course Fee: $120.00.
Additional Tuition $65.40.
Audit never allowed.
  (FEE) 3 LAB 802 10328 11:00 AM-12:50 PM TR 09/02-12/14 Coyle, Lilly MIT B75  
Add'l Special Course Fee: $120.00.
Additional Tuition $65.40.
Audit never allowed.