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NOTE: This document is currently under development. It should not be construed as the final list of course offerings or instructor assignments for this term. Changes to this listing will occur before the final Schedule of Classes is published.


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.
Enroll in LEC 201, 202, or 203, OR LEC 404 AND any DIS 601-602.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 201 47133 - 01/26-05/07 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 47134 - 01/26-05/07 Basa, Elaine 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 47135 - 01/26-05/07 Finch, Zachary 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 44407 1:00 PM-4:15 PM M 01/26-05/07 Schneider, Benjamin TBA  
HU     DIS 601 44927 1:00 PM-1:50 PM W 01/26-05/07 Johnston, Jessica TBA  
HU     DIS 602 44926 2:00 PM-2:50 PM W 01/26-05/07 Johnston, Jessica TBA  

FILMSTD-206: History of Film II: 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 206 & FilmStd 206 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: none.
Sign up for any DIS 601-602.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 401 48926 1:00 PM-2:50 PM TR 01/26-05/07 Gorfinkel, Elena TBA  
HU     DIS 601 48927 3:00 PM-3:50 PM R 01/26-05/07   MIT 158  
HU     DIS 602 48928 4:00 PM-4:50 PM R 01/26-05/07   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 Road Film
HU   3 LEC 001 44051 12:00 PM-1:50 PM MW 01/26-05/07 McCourt, Molly CRT 104  
Film, TV, and Sexuality
HU   3 LEC 002 48932 10:00 AM-11:50 AM TR 01/26-05/07 Kies, Bridget TBA  

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.
Sign up for any DIS 701-702.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 201 44782 - 01/26-05/07 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.
HU     DIS 701 48930 - 01/26-05/07   ONLINE WEB  
HU     DIS 702 48931 - 01/26-05/07   ONLINE WEB  

FILMSTD-291: Introduction to Television Studies (3 units; U )

The forms, images, and narratives particular to television.

Notes:
English 291 & FilmStd 291 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 201 44783 - 01/26-05/07 Kies, Bridget 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 43892 - 01/26-05/07   TBA  
Audit never allowed.

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
French New Wave Cinema
    3 LEC 001 47723 12:00 PM-1:50 PM TR 01/26-05/07 Williams, Tami CRT 104  
Japanese Cinema
    3 LEC 002 48925 2:00 PM-3:50 PM TR 01/26-05/07 Jones, Jason CRT 104  

FILMSTD-320: Studies in Film Authorship: (3 units; U )

The function of authorship in the cinema and/or in television; the roles of producer, director, screenwriter, and star.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. English 320 & FilmStd 320 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
Contemporary Women Directors
    3 LEC 001 49469 4:00 PM-5:50 PM TR 01/26-05/07 Williams, Tami CRT 104  
Focus on: Jane Campion, Lynne Ramsay, Catherine Breillat, and Lucrecia Martel

FILMSTD-380: Media and Society: (3 units; U/G )

An examination of film and/or television, with attention to the representation of class, gender, race, and nation. Subtitles vary.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. English 380 & FilmStd 380 are jointly offered; w/same topic, they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr st; English 290(P) or 291(P) or 6 cr in courses approved for hum breadth cr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Special Effects
    3 LEC 001 49462 10:00 AM-11:50 AM MW 01/26-05/07 Szczepaniak-Gillece, Jocelyn CRT 104  
Undergrad credit only for this semester.

FILMSTD-383: Cinema and Genre: (3 units; U/G )

Stylistic and thematic analyses of literary and film genres (e.g., melodrama, film noir). Consideration of writers, directors, producers and stars whose works represent forms of a genre.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. English 383 & FilmStd 383 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) or 6 cr in courses approved for hum breadth cr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Film Noir
    3 LEC 001 49466 9:00 AM-11:50 AM TR 01/26-05/07 Schneider, Benjamin 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 41980 - 01/26-05/07   TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 002 43936 - 01/26-05/07   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 43898 - 01/26-05/07   TBA  
Audit never allowed.

FILMSTD 690(590): Seminar in Contemporary Film Theory (3 units; U )

Contemporary theories and criticism of cinema, from 1960 to the present. Theoretical approaches considered may include structuralism, semiotics, psychoanalysis, cultural studies, feminism, post-structuralism, queer theory.

Notes:
Prereq: sr st; English 390(P).
Not open to University Special Students

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 SEM 001 48929 2:00 PM-3:50 PM MW 01/26-05/07 Martin, Andrew CRT 104  

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 32169 - 01/26-05/07 Blasini, Gilberto TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 3 IND 002 32170 - 01/26-05/07 Gorfinkel, Elena TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 3 IND 003 32171 - 01/26-05/07 Martin, Andrew TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 3 IND 004 32172 - 01/26-05/07 Oren, Tasha TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 3 IND 005 32173 - 01/26-05/07 Paik, Peter TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 3 IND 006 32174 - 01/26-05/07 Petro, Patrice TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 3 IND 007 32175 - 01/26-05/07   TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 3 IND 008 32176 - 01/26-05/07 Williams, Tami TBA  
Audit never allowed.

FILMSTD-877: Seminar in Film Theory: (3 units; G )

A graduate-level seminar in film theory.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic to 6 cr max. English 877 & FilmStd 877 are jointly offered; w/same topic, they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: grad st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Colonial and Postcolonial Cinema
    3 SEM 001 49463 4:00 PM-8:00 PM M 01/26-05/07 Blasini, Gilberto CRT 104  

 
Additional Courses - Film Studies
 
ARTHIST-206: History of Film II: 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 206 & FilmStd 206 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: none.
206-401 - Sign up for any DIS 601-602

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 401 43157 1:00 PM-2:50 PM TR 01/26-05/07 Gorfinkel, Elena TBA  
HU     DIS 601 43158 3:00 PM-3:50 PM R 01/26-05/07   MIT 158  
HU     DIS 602 43159 4:00 PM-4:50 PM R 01/26-05/07   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
The Gangster Film in the East and West
HU   3 LEC 001 44455 2:00 PM-3:15 PM TR 01/26-05/07 Xu, Jian TBA  
Global Food Narratives
HU   3 LEC 202 49399 - 01/26-05/07 Momcilovic, Dragoslav 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.

COMPLIT-461: Film-Fiction Interaction: (3 units; U/G )

Growth and development of film in conjunction with literary devices (narrative, setting, etc.), novels, plays, biographies, and poetry. Mutual influences of literary and cinematic arts.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Holocaust Testimonies
    3 LEC 001 44857 12:30 PM-1:45 PM TR 01/26-05/07 Momcilovic, Dragoslav TBA  

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
Enroll in LEC 201, 202, or 203, OR LEC 404 AND any DIS 601-602.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 201 43842 - 01/26-05/07 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 43357 - 01/26-05/07 Basa, Elaine 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 43742 - 01/26-05/07 Finch, Zachary 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 43036 1:00 PM-4:15 PM M 01/26-05/07 Schneider, Benjamin TBA  
HU     DIS 601 43549 1:00 PM-1:50 PM W 01/26-05/07 Johnston, Jessica TBA  
HU     DIS 602 43037 2:00 PM-2:50 PM W 01/26-05/07 Johnston, Jessica TBA  

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.
Sign up for any DIS 701-702.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 201 44780 - 01/26-05/07 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.
HU     DIS 701 48922 - 01/26-05/07   ONLINE WEB  
HU     DIS 702 48923 - 01/26-05/07   ONLINE WEB  

ENGLISH-291: Introduction to Television Studies (3 units; U )

The forms, images, and narratives particular to television.

Notes:
English 291 & FilmStd 291 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 201 44781 - 01/26-05/07 Kies, Bridget 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-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
French New Wave Cinema
    3 LEC 001 47587 12:00 PM-1:50 PM TR 01/26-05/07 Williams, Tami CRT 104  
Japanese Cinema
    3 LEC 002 48924 2:00 PM-3:50 PM TR 01/26-05/07 Jones, Jason CRT 104  

ENGLISH-320: Studies in Film Authorship: (3 units; U )

The function of authorship in the cinema and/or in television; the roles of producer, director, screenwriter, and star.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. English 320 & FilmStd 320 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
Contemporary Women Directors
    3 LEC 001 49468 4:00 PM-5:50 PM TR 01/26-05/07 Williams, Tami CRT 104  
Focus on: Jane Campion, Lynne Ramsay, Catherine Breillat, and Lucrecia Martel

ENGLISH-380: Media and Society: (3 units; U/G )

An examination of film and/or television, with attention to the representation of class, gender, race, and nation. Subtitles vary.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. English 380 & FilmStd 380 are jointly offered; w/same topic, they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr st; English 290(P) or 291(P) or 6 cr in courses approved for hum breadth cr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Special Effects
    3 LEC 001 49295 10:00 AM-11:50 AM MW 01/26-05/07 Szczepaniak-Gillece, Jocelyn CRT 104  
Undergrad credit only for this semester.

ENGLISH-383: Cinema and Genre: (3 units; U/G )

Stylistic and thematic analyses of literary and film genres (e.g., melodrama, film noir). Consideration of writers, directors, producers and stars whose works represent forms of a genre.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. English 383 & FilmStd 383 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) or 6 cr in courses approved for hum breadth cr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Film Noir
    3 LEC 001 48891 9:00 AM-11:50 AM TR 01/26-05/07 Schneider, Benjamin 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 34195 11:00 AM-12:50 PM TR 01/26-05/07 Yeo, Robert MIT B91  
Additional Tuition $65.40.
Add'l Special Course Fee: $50.00.
Audit never allowed.
  (FEE) 3 LAB 802 34196 11:00 AM-12:50 PM TR 01/26-05/07 Coyle, Lilly MIT B75  
Additional Tuition $65.40.
Add'l Special Course Fee: $50.00.
Audit never allowed.