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Comparative Literature
Chair: Larry Kuiper (kuiper@uwm.edu) CRT 772 229-4382
Coordinator: Caroline Seymour-Jorn CRT 797 229-5897 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 23932 2:00 PM-3:15 PM MW 09/05-12/14 Momcilovic, Dragoslav BOL B87 PDF
HU (FEE) 3 LEC 202 20243 - 09/05-12/14 Momcilovic, Dragoslav ONLINE WEB PDF
A 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:
May be retaken 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 (FEE) 3 LEC 201 21392 - 09/05-12/14 Pitt, Kristin ONLINE WEB PDF
A 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-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 15376 - 09/05-12/14   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 002 15377 - 09/05-12/14   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 003 15378 - 09/05-12/14   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 004 15379 - 09/05-12/14   ROOM TBA  

COMPLIT-207: Global Literature from Antiquity to the 1600s: (3 units; U ; HU)

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

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

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 001 23933 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 09/05-12/14 Williams, Demetrius BOL 294 PDF

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
Body & Desire from Hollywood to Bollywood
HU   3 LEC 001 22008 3:30 PM-4:45 PM TR 09/05-12/14 Xu, Jian CRT 209  

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. May be retaken 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 20760 - 09/05-12/14   ROOM 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:
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 17624 - 09/05-12/14   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:
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
HU (FEE) 3 LEC 201 25469 - 09/05-12/14 Momcilovic, Dragoslav ONLINE WEB PDF
A 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-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:
May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max. Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Possible Worlds in Literature and Film
    3 SEM 001 25470 2:00 PM-3:15 PM TR 09/05-12/14 Xu, Jian CRT 209 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. 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 20777 - 09/05-12/14   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 002 21123 - 09/05-12/14   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 003 21124 - 09/05-12/14   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 004 21125 - 09/05-12/14   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 006 21126 - 09/05-12/14   ROOM 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 17623 - 09/05-12/14   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:
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 15380 - 09/05-12/14 Seymour-Jorn, Caroline ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 002 15381 - 09/05-12/14 Paik, Peter ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 003 15382 - 09/05-12/14 Williams, Demetrius ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 004 15383 - 09/05-12/14 Xu, Jian ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 005 15384 - 09/05-12/14 Pitt, Kristin ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 006 15385 - 09/05-12/14 Momcilovic, Dragoslav ROOM 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 202 26090 - 09/05-12/14 Terando, Lorena ONLINE WEB  
A 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 22370 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 09/05-12/14 Lanters, Josepha CRT 118 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 002 24457 - 09/05-12/14 Terando, Lorena TBA  
Contact instructor for class location information.
Consent required to audit.
    3 LEC 201 21190 - 09/05-12/14 Terando, Lorena ONLINE WEB  
A 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.