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CLASSIC-201: Introduction to Greek Life and Literature (3 units; U ; HU)

Ancient Greek life and literature, emphasizing the surviving works of earliest authors, Homer and Hesiod.

Notes:
Prereq: none; Classic 170(R).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 001 47253 12:30 PM-1:45 PM TR 09/02-12/11 Calkins, Renee BOL B92 PDF
HU   3 LEC 002 47900 2:00 PM-3:15 PM MW 09/02-12/11 Calkins, Renee MIT 191 PDF

CLASSIC-202: Introduction to Roman Life and Literature (3 units; U ; HU)

Roman life and literature, emphasizing events before the death of Augustus.

Notes:
Prereq: none; Classic 170(R).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 201 50818 - 09/02-12/11 Cova, Elisabetta 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.

CLASSIC 274(HEBR ST 274): Ancient Egyptian Civilization (3 units; U ; HU)

Culture of Egypt, with particular attention to its literature reflecting social, political, and religious conditions; emphasis on Egyptian-Hebrew contacts during the second millennium.

Notes:
Classic (Hebr St) 274 & Hist 274 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 001 53409 3:30 PM-4:45 PM MW 09/02-12/11 Precourt, Bruce BOL B92  

CLASSIC-301: The Life and Literature of Classical Athens: Herodotus and Dramatists (3 units; U ; HU)

Classical Greek drama and the writings of Herodotus in translation; their historical background.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st; Classic 201(R); grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score level 4 on EPT.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 001 47611 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 09/02-12/11 Calkins, Renee BOL 294 PDF

CLASSIC-304: The Graeco-Roman World: (3 units; U/G ; HU)

Life and literature (in translation) of the ancient Greco-Roman world.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; Classic 301(R), 302(R), or 303(R).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Hittite Myth and History
HU   3 LEC 001 47921 3:30 PM-4:45 PM TR 09/02-12/11 Tieszen, Bozena CRT 309  

CLASSIC-390: Egyptian Mythology (3 units; U ; HU)

Egyptian myths and ancient religious practices, emphasizing religious thought in Greco-Roman Egypt.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 001 45736 12:30 PM-1:45 PM TR 09/02-12/11 Precourt, Bruce BOL B87  

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-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-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

FRENCH-145: Views of France: (3 units; U ; HU)

In-depth study of selected aspects of French civilization as reflected in literature.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: none.
Enroll in 001, 002, 003 only OR 404 and discussion section 601 or 602.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Learning French Culture through Cuisine
HU   3 LEC 001 45642 2:00 PM-3:15 PM TR 09/02-12/11 Anderson, Eric CRT 221  
Learning French Culture through Cuisine
HU   3 LEC 002 51336 2:00 PM-3:15 PM MW 09/02-12/11 Russell, Nicolas MIT 361  
Learning French Culture Through Cuisine
HU   3 LEC 003 47093 4:00 PM-5:15 PM M 09/02-12/11 Anderson, Eric CRT B25  
HU         4:00 PM-5:15 PM W     CRT 209  
Learning French Culture Through Cuisine
HU   3 LEC 404 53410 - 09/02-12/11 Sanogo, Manfa TBA  
This is a Hybrid course. Combined with Lecture 404. Lecture 404 is taught online. Discussions 601 and 602 meet on campus. Internet access req'd. Regular UWM tuition assessed. No cr for students w/cr in French 192 w/similar topic.
Learning French Culture Through Cuisine
HU     DIS 601 47094 4:00 PM-5:15 PM M 09/02-12/11 Sanogo, Manfa CRT 209  

HEBR ST-332: Women in the Bible (3 units; U )

Analyzes stories about women in the Old Testament from a literary, cultural and historical perspective; includes how these texts have influenced modern views of women.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 201 48128 - 09/02-12/11 Margolis, Dana 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.

ITALIAN-145: Views of Italy: (3 units; U ; HU)

Variable content, with specific topics focusing on the interrelation of literary works and sociocultural values and traditions of Italy.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic. Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Italians and the Mafia
HU   3 LEC 001 45123 2:00 PM-3:15 PM MW 09/02-12/11 Iaquinta, Mary EMS E159  
Italians and the Mafia
HU   3 LEC 002 45124 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 09/02-12/11 Celi, Christopher LAP 250  
Italians and the Mafia
HU   3 LEC 003 46515 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 09/02-12/11 Celi, Christopher LAP 250  
Italians and the Mafia
HU   3 LEC 004 46516 2:00 PM-3:15 PM MW 09/02-12/11 Celi, Christopher LAP 250  

RUSSIAN-350: Dostoyevsky and Tolstoy in Translation: Major Works (3 units; U ; HU)

Close readings of the masterworks of Tolstoy and Dostoevsky in historical context; consideration of their impact on Russian and Western art and social thought.

Notes:
No knowledge of Russian req'd. Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 001 53372 2:00 PM-3:15 PM TR 09/02-12/11 Peschio, Joseph ENG B38