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Comparative Literature
Chair: Caroline Seymour-Jorn CRT 772 229-4382
Coordinator: Kristin Pitt CRT 787 229-4835

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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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 18663 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 01/21-05/08 Momcilovic, Dragoslav CHM 170  
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.
HU   3 LEC 202 20693 - 01/21-05/08 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-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:
Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Youth Culture in the Middle East
HU   3 LEC 001 20692 12:30 PM-1:45 PM TR 01/21-05/08 Gomaa, Dalia BOL B60 Word

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

For further information, consult dept chair.

Notes:
Retakable 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 19184 - 01/21-05/08   TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 002 19185 - 01/21-05/08   TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 003 19186 - 01/21-05/08 Paik, Peter TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 004 19187 - 01/21-05/08 Pickering-Iazzi, R TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 005 19942 - 01/21-05/08 Pitt, Kristin TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 006 20194 - 01/21-05/08 Seymour-Jorn, Caroline TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 007 21070 - 01/21-05/08 Xu, Jian TBA  

COMPLIT-208: World Literature in Translation: The 17th to the 21st Century (3 units; U ; HU)

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

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 201 18664 - 01/21-05/08 Pitt, Kristin ONLINE WEB PDF
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-230: Literature and Society: (3 units; U ; HU)

Relationships between literature and aspects of society, e.g., philosophical movements; history; gender, race, class, or sexuality.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: none. CompLit 133(R).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
The East European Novel: The 'Other' Europe
HU   3 LEC 201 33438 - 01/21-05/08 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-231: Literature and Religion: (3 units; U ; HU)

A close study of the interrelationship of literature and religion across a wide historical spectrum.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: none. CompLit 133(R).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Dead Sea Scrolls and Second Temple Jewish Lit
HU   3 LEC 001 33439 9:30 AM-10:45 AM TR 01/21-05/08 Williams, Demetrius CRT 321  

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 002 21687 2:00 PM-3:15 PM TR 01/21-05/08 Xu, Jian CRT 209  
Monstrous Figures on Page and Screen
HU   3 LEC 201 34168 - 04/07-05/08 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-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:
Retakable w/chg in topic. Prereq: acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 12 LEC 101 16376 - 01/21-05/08   OFF CAMPUS  

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:
Retakable 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
The Truth of Others
HU   3 LEC 001 22290 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 01/21-05/08 Xu, Jian EMS E150  

COMPLIT-360: Seminar in Literature and Cultural Experience: (3 units; U/G )

How culture is expressed in literary works with specific emphasis on how dominant and marginalized groups are represented in literature.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic to 6 cr max. Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Paul the Apostle
    3 SEM 001 32735 12:30 PM-1:45 PM TR 01/21-05/08 Williams, Demetrius CRT 221  

COMPLIT-463: Literary Criticism: Major Authors (3 units; U/G )

The development of critical theories from Plato to the present.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st.
Twentieth and Twenty-First-Century Literary and Critical Theory: An Introduction.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 32736 2:00 PM-3:15 PM MW 01/21-05/08 Russell, Matthew CRT 109  

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:
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 16377 - 01/21-05/08   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:
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 002 19610 - 01/21-05/08 Momcilovic, Dragoslav TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 003 17929 - 01/21-05/08 Paik, Peter TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 004 17930 - 01/21-05/08 Momcilovic, Dragoslav TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 005 19936 - 01/21-05/08 Pitt, Kristin TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 006 20025 - 01/21-05/08 Seymour-Jorn, Caroline TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 007 20043 - 01/21-05/08 Xu, Jian TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 008 21105 - 01/21-05/08 Williams, Demetrius TBA  

COMPLIT-704: Seminar in Cultural Studies: (3 units; G )

Investigation of cultural phenomena in their socio-historical contexts and in their symbolization in folklore, literature, and art. Specific topics and any additional prereqs announced in the Schedule of Classes each time course is offered.

Notes:
CompLit 704 & MALLT 704 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: grad st

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Border Narratives, Narrative Borders
    3 SEM 002 33779 3:30 PM-6:10 PM M 01/27-05/08 Pitt, Kristin CRT 221  

 
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 32808 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 01/21-05/08 Beebe, Michael PHY 147 Word