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Comparative Literature
Chair: Caroline Seymour-Jorn CRT 772 229-4382
Coordinator: Kristin Pitt (kepitt@uwm.edu) 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 52778 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 09/02-12/11 Momcilovic, Dragoslav LAP N101 PDF
HU   3 LEC 202 44928 - 09/02-12/11 Momcilovic, Dragoslav 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-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
Magical Realism & Fantastic in Literature & Film
HU   3 LEC 201 48147 - 09/02-12/11 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-192: First-Year Seminar: (3 units; U ; HU)

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
The Undead
HU   3 SEM 001 52784 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 09/02-12/11 Momcilovic, Dragoslav NWQ G567 PDF
Audit never allowed.

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 34726 - 09/02-12/11   TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 002 34727 - 09/02-12/11   TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 003 34728 - 09/02-12/11   TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 004 34729 - 09/02-12/11   TBA  

COMPLIT-207: World Literature in Translation: Antiquity through the 1600s (3 units; U ; HU)

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

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 201 50718 - 09/02-12/11 Russell, Matthew 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-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 001 50720 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 09/02-12/11 Seymour-Jorn, Caroline CRT 209 Word

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
Representing Nature
HU   3 LEC 001 53289 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 09/02-12/11 Pitt, Kristin CRT 221 PDF

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
Body & Desire from Hollywood to Bollywood
HU   3 LEC 001 50722 2:00 PM-3:15 PM TR 09/02-12/11 Xu, Jian CRT 209  
Post-Apocalyptic Literature & Film
HU   3 LEC 002 52781 2:00 PM-3:15 PM MW 09/02-12/11 Paik, Peter NWQ G544  

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. Retakable 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 46278 - 09/02-12/11   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:
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 42720 - 09/02-12/11   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
Existential Fiction
HU   3 LEC 201 51383 - 09/02-12/11 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-350: Topics in Comparative Literature: (3 units; U/G )

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

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

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 52782 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 09/02-12/11 Paik, Peter PHY 126  

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
Early Christian Literature
    3 SEM 001 52783 12:30 PM-1:45 PM TR 09/02-12/11 Williams, Demetrius CRT 221  

COMPLIT-362: Transnational Asian Cinemas: (3 units; U/G )

Critical study of the cinemas of Asia, their film masters, avant-garde genres, and movements in relation to world cinema culture.

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

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
New Chinese Cinema
    3 LEC 001 48194 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 09/02-12/11 Xu, Jian MER 248 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. Retakable 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 46297 - 09/02-12/11   TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 002 47221 - 09/02-12/11   TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 003 47222 - 09/02-12/11   TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 004 47223 - 09/02-12/11   TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 006 47224 - 09/02-12/11   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:
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 42721 - 09/02-12/11   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 001 34730 - 09/02-12/11 Seymour-Jorn, Caroline TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 002 34731 - 09/02-12/11 Paik, Peter TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 003 34732 - 09/02-12/11 Williams, Demetrius TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 004 34733 - 09/02-12/11 Xu, Jian TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 005 34734 - 09/02-12/11 Pitt, Kristin TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 006 34735 - 09/02-12/11 Momcilovic, Dragoslav 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
    3 LEC 201 53415 - 09/02-12/11 Leone, Leah ONLINE WEB  
              Levantovskaya, Margarita    
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.

 
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 52659 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 09/02-12/11 Lanters, Josepha CRT 124 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
    3 LEC 201 47417 - 09/02-12/11 Leone, Leah ONLINE WEB  
              Levantovskaya, Margarita    
Special 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.
Consent required to audit.