Catalog Review

For Course Qualities In Effect For 2012-13

Process Date: 16-APR-2014

FIST - Film Studies

100 INTRODUCTION TO FILM STUDIES Active
  Long Title: Introduction to Film Studies  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 40 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: S048 - Film Studies Course
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL02 - Introductory Course
Prerequisites:
Description: This course provides students with a basic introduction to the vocabulary of film studies and an overview of historical, analytical, and theoretical approaches to film. Students will begin to develop the critical means for engaging with the filmic medium in discussion and writing. These aims will be met through a diverse selection of films rooted in different cultures, times, and ideologies.

177 INTRO TO GERMAN FILM (IN ENG) Active
  Long Title: Introduction to German Film (in English)  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: GER 177 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A005 - Cross-Listed Course
S048 - Film Studies Course
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL02 - Introductory Course
Prerequisites:
Description: With its pivotal role in the inaugurationof the cinema, knowledge of German film is critical to an understanding of the history of film. Considered as one of the most accessible aesthetic forms, the moving image pervades our everyday lives, and yet we seldom think of what we do as "reading" films. Throughout this course, students will be introduced to the practice of reading German films using three structuring lenses: 1) film and cultural history, 2) formal and generic elements, and 3) film criticism.

191 DIRECTED STUDY IN FILM STUDIES Active
  Long Title: Directed Study in Film Studies  
Units: 1 TO 98 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: Yes
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: Yes
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 14 - Directed Study Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: S048 - Film Studies Course
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL02 - Introductory Course
Prerequisites: Counter Registration Required.
Description: Directed study follows a syllabus set primarily by the instructor to meet the needs or interests of an individual student or small group of students. The main goal of directed study is knowledge or skill acquisition, not research or creative work.

240 DIGITAL PROCESSES Active
  Long Title: Digital Processes  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: ART 240 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 11 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 05 - Lab/Studio Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A005 - Cross-Listed Course
S048 - Film Studies Course
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: ART 100 or ART 110
Description: An introduction to using digital media to convey artistic concepts. Digital photography, video, book design, and blogging are covered. The evolution of technology, new media theory, contemporary art discourse, and visual culture are explored through lectures, readings, discussions, and projects. Mac-based.

245 INTERARTS: NEW MEDIA PROJECTS Active
  Long Title: Interarts: New Media Projects  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: ART 245 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 11 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 05 - Lab/Studio Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A005 - Cross-Listed Course
S048 - Film Studies Course
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: ART 100 or ART 110, or consent of instructor
Description: Digital media are used to explore the relationship between art and knowledge. Lectures, discussions, readings, and critiques will investigate contemporary art practices and interdisciplinarity. Conceptual-development, planning and production will be covered as students work individually or collaboratively on video, performance, installation, and web projects. Mac-based.

260 THE ART OF FILM Active
  Long Title: The Art of Film  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A005 - Cross-Listed Course
S048 - Film Studies Course
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: Sophomore standing
Description: A study of the narrative and visual techniques in films selected from masterpieces of modern cinema. Readings in film history, film theory, and film aesthetics along with viewings of approximately ten movies from various periods and countries, by directors such as Eisenstein, Wells, Fellini, Kurasawa, and Truffaut.

270 POST-SOVIET FILM (IN ENGLISH) Active
  Long Title: Post-Soviet Film (in English)  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: RUSS 270 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A005 - Cross-Listed Course
S048 - Film Studies Course
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites:
Description: This course will focus on the works of seminal filmakers in the post-Soviet period. Through the prism of post-Soviet films students will be introduced to contemporary Russian culture and to the issues explored within these cinematic narratives: national identity, gender relations, role of the arts in a post-Soviet society, and the re-examination of Russia's historical and cultural past. Taught in English.

277 INTRO TO GERMAN FILM STUDIES Active
  Long Title: Introduction to German Film Studies  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: GER 277 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A002 - Foreign Language Instruction
A005 - Cross-Listed Course
G046 - Foreign Language GER (01cr)
N011 - BM Foreign Lang GER (01cr)
S048 - Film Studies Course
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: GER 202 or consent of instructor
Description: With its pivotal role in the inauguration of the cinema, knowledge of German film is critical to any understanding of the history of film. This course is intended to be an introduction both to German cinema and to the discipline of film studies. Considered perhaps as one of the most accessible aesthetic forms, the moving image pervades our everyday lives and yet we seldom think of what we do in the movie theatre as “reading.” Throughout this course, students will be introduced to the practice of reading the filmic text using three structuring lenses: 1) history, 2) formal and generic elements, and 3) film criticism.

287 TOPICS IN RUSSIAN THROUGH FILM Active
  Long Title: Russian Through Film  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: RUSS 287 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A002 - Foreign Language Instruction
A005 - Cross-Listed Course
G046 - Foreign Language GER (01cr)
N011 - BM Foreign Lang GER (01cr)
S048 - Film Studies Course
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: RUSS 250 or consent of instructor
Description: This course will examine topics in Russian film. Topics may include specific generes (e.g. the sad comedy), the work of a director or tradition, films important for a specific historical moment (e.g. the Thaw or World War Two), or films devoted to a specific theme. Students will expand their Russian vocabulary, improve fluency, increase speaking confidence and gain cultural knowledge by viewing Russian films and analyzing the psychology of the characters. Throughout this course, students will be introduced to the practice of reading the filmic text using three structuring lenses: 1) history, 2) formal and generic elements, and 3) film criticism. May be repeated when topic is different.

Topic for Spring 2013: Kitchen Talks: Tales, Fairytales, Rumors, and the Movies
The course primarily focuses on developing student’s listening and speaking skills in Russian. During the term, students will watch and discuss a variety of Russian/Soviet films connected to the topic of "gossip" and "kitchen talk". Through the discussion of the films themselves and the questions the films raise, students will increase their vocabulary and gain more confidence speaking Russian. By exposing students to a variety of Russian accents and modes of speech, the course will strengthen students’ listening and comprehension skills, while also familiarizing them with Russian culture.


300 MASCULINITY IN AMERICAN FILM Active
  Long Title: Reel Men: Masculinity in American Film, 1945-2000  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: HIST 300 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 18 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A005 - Cross-Listed Course
G044 - Diversity-Dimens GER (01cr)
S048 - Film Studies Course
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: Sophomore level or above.
Description: Focusing on an array of well-known American films — “The Maltese Falcon,” “Red River,” “Dr. Strangelove,” “McCabe and Mrs. Miller,” “Chinatown,” “Die Hard,” and “American Beauty” among them — the course will integrate film theory, gender theory, and American history to address the problem of how masculinity has been constructed in American culture since World War II. Not open to students who have previously received, or need to receive, credit for HIST 400.

302 CINEMATICALLY SPEAKING Active
  Long Title: Cinematically Speaking  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: FREN 302 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 12 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A002 - Foreign Language Instruction
A005 - Cross-Listed Course
G046 - Foreign Language GER (01cr)
N011 - BM Foreign Lang GER (01cr)
S048 - Film Studies Course
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: FREN 202 or consent of instructor
Description: French films function as a springboard for readings, discussions, oral presentations, and short critical essays. We will briefly examine the history of French film from 1940 to the present, study cinematic techniques, the vocabulary of cinema, and explore the principal themes.

305 FILM AS HIST & HIST AS FILM Active
  Long Title: Film as History and History as Film  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: HIST 305 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 24 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A005 - Cross-Listed Course
S048 - Film Studies Course
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: Sophomore standing or consent of instructor
Description: An examination, through selected films, of specific moments in European history and an examination of film itself as a source of historical interpretation. Possible “historical moments” include Medieval England, Nazi Germany, and the Holocaust, and possible films include Becket, The Triumph of the Will, and Schindler’s List.

309 HOLLYWOOD GOES TO HIGH SCHOOL Active
  Long Title: Hollywood Goes to High School  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: EDST 309 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 18 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A005 - Cross-Listed Course
S048 - Film Studies Course
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: Sophomore standing
Description: Year after year, Hollywood turns out movies that are set in schools and present images of teachers and teens. Many of these films address typical coming-of-age issues, societal fear of teen crime and delinquency and, of course, the search for romance. A subset of these films provide powerful and culturally enduring images of teachers and teaching. High school movies also provide ingisht into the fantasies, anxieties, dreams, and assumptions prevalent in American culture. This course will examine the world and worldview found in Hollywood high school movies and the extent to which the stories they tell make us who we are.

320 TOPICS RUSSIAN FILM (IN ENG) Active
  Long Title: Topics in Russian Film (in English)  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: RUSS 320 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A005 - Cross-Listed Course
S048 - Film Studies Course
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites:
Description: This course explores facets of the development of Russian film in its historical and cultural context. Topics may include: “The Golden Age of Soviet Film,” “The Cinema of Tarkovsky,” and “Film as Propaganda.” Taught in English. Russian majors and minors may participate in a two-unit tutorial in which discussions and some course readings will be in Russian.

324 GENDER AND CINEMA Active
  Long Title: Gender and Cinema  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: FIST 324 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 20 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A005 - Cross-Listed Course
G044 - Diversity-Dimens GER (01cr)
S048 - Film Studies Course
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: FIST 100, GEST 100, the equivalent, or consent of instructor
Description: This course examines gender and film in an international context. Topics include the construction of femininity and masculinity in film, feminist and queer film theories, analysis of film using intersectional and formal approaches, women behind the camera, and gender and genre.

330 INTRODUCTION TO FILM Active
  Long Title: Introduction to Film  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: SPAN 330 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 15 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A002 - Foreign Language Instruction
A005 - Cross-Listed Course
G046 - Foreign Language GER (01cr)
N011 - BM Foreign Lang GER (01cr)
S048 - Film Studies Course
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: SPAN 202, its equivalent, or consent of instructor; not open to native speakers of Spanish.
Description: An introduction to the critical analysis of Latin American and Spanish film. Selected films represent various countries, genres and directors from Latin America and Spain. Readings of relevant film theory, class discussions and composition tasks prepare students for other advances courses in the Spanish program.

340 INTERMEDIATE DIGITAL PROCESSES Active
  Long Title: Intermediate Digital Processes  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: ART 340 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 07 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 05 - Lab/Studio Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A005 - Cross-Listed Course
S048 - Film Studies Course
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: ART 240 or ART 245
Description: A continuation of Art 240 or 245 with an emphasis on the extension of existing art forms such as photography, filmmaking, and book design. Lectures, readings, discussions, and projects focus around the exploration of new media theory and contemporary art issues. Mac-based.

350 MOD CHINESE LIT & CIN IN TRANS Active
  Long Title: Modern Chinese Literature and Cinema in Translation  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: CHJA 350 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A005 - Cross-Listed Course
G042 - Diversity-Global GER (01cr)
S048 - Film Studies Course
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: Sophomore standing; EAST 150 recommended
Description: A survey of 20th-century Chinese fiction and cinema. Iconoclastic works of modern Chinese vernacular fiction from 1919 through the post-Cultural Revolution (1966-1976) will be juxtaposed alongside films dealing with the same period, such as Red Sorghum (1987) and Farewell, My Concubine (1992) made by the so-called Fifth Generation of film directors (born after 1949, when the People’s Republic was founded). Class conducted in English. No knowledge of Chinese required.

352 TOP:FILM SCR HLWD STUDIO SYS Active
  Long Title: The Film Music Score in the Holywood Studio System  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: S048 - Film Studies Course
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: MUTH 301
Description: Intermediate studies in music analysis, focusing on a particular analytic technique, critical approach, or repertory, such as text/music relations, Renaissance counterpoint, music and film, and non-western music. Topics vary from year to year. Course may be repeated with consent of instructor.

Topic for Spring 2012: The Film Music Score in the Hollywood Studio System
This course will examine the development of the dramatic film score produced by the major Hollywood film studios from 1928 to 1959. Through aural and written analysis of selected film scores, as well as engagement with primary and secondary source readings, the course will explore the changing role of musical underscore in its formative years. Films to be studied include /Anthony Adverse/ (1936), /The Maltese Falcon/ (1941), and /The Best Years of Our Lives/ (1946).


357 FILM IN GERMANY (IN ENG) Active
  Long Title: Film in Germany (In English)  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: GER 357 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A005 - Cross-Listed Course
S048 - Film Studies Course
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites:
Description: This course selects from 90 years of filmmaking in Germany. Films range from expressionism to Nazi propaganda and from escapist comedies to avant garde art. Learning to “read” German films critically also means finding out how to understand movies from Hollywood and beyond. Possible topics include “From Caligari to Hitler,” “German Literature as Film,” and “What Makes Lola Run.” Taught in English. German majors and minors may participate in a two-unit tutorial in which discussions and some course readings will be in German.

Topic for Winter 2013: German Science Fiction Films
This course will trace the development of the science fiction genre in German-language cinema within the context of the radical political and social shifts of the 20th and 21st centuries. We will examine films from imperial Wilhelmine Germany, the Weimar Republic, Nazi Germany, the FRG, the GDR, Austria, and post-Wall Germany. Issues to be considered include: humanity’s relationship to technology, alien Others, the benefits and dangers of scientific progress, and the nature of human existence. Taught in English.


360 CHINESE CONTEMP FILM (IN ENG) Active
  Long Title: Chinese Contemporary Film in English  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: CHJA 360 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus:
Attributes: A005 - Cross-Listed Course
G042 - Diversity-Global GER (01cr)
S048 - Film Studies Course
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: Sophomore standing; EAST 150 or EAST 420 recommended
Description: Using feature films and documentaries from the so-called Fifth [1982-] and Sixth Generations [beginning in the 1990s] of film directors in China, this course provides a visual record of the immense political, economic, and social changes in China since the Reform and Opening up period at the end of the Cultural Revolution. Taught in English.

361 VAMPRS/MONSTRS/MNEATER(IN ENG) Active
  Long Title: Vanpires, Monsters, and Man-Eaters (In English)  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: GER 361 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A005 - Cross-Listed Course
S048 - Film Studies Course
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites:
Description: This course seeks to reveal the ways in which the question of monstrous difference is articulated in a variety of German “texts.” Its main goal is to examine the ways that representations of monstrousness are employed to stage complex public and private anxieties as well as to provide an expression of rebellion against various systems of hierarchy. Featured in the works of canonized authors as well as within the realm of popular culture, the representational functions of the monster can provide valuable insight into numerous aspects of German history and psychosexual relations.

362 VAMPIRES/MONSTERS/MAN-EATERS Active
  Long Title: Vampires, Monsters, and Man-Eaters  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: GER 362 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A002 - Foreign Language Instruction
A005 - Cross-Listed Course
G046 - Foreign Language GER (01cr)
N011 - BM Foreign Lang GER (01cr)
S048 - Film Studies Course
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: GER 312
Description: This course seeks to reveal the ways in which the question of monstrous difference is articulated in a variety of German “texts.” Its main goal is to examine the ways that representations of monstrousness are employed to stage complex public and private anxieties as well as to provide an expression of rebellion against various systems of hierarchy. Featured in the works of canonized authors as well as within the realm of popular culture, the representational functions of the monster can provide valuable insight into numerous aspects of German history and psychosexual relations.

390 TUTORIAL IN FILM STUDIES Active
  Long Title: Tutorial in Film Studies  
Units: 1 TO 98 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: Yes
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: Yes
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 09 - Tutorial Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: S048 - Film Studies Course
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: Counter Registration Required.
Description:

391 DIRECTED STUDY IN FILM STUDIES Active
  Long Title: Directed Study in Film Studies  
Units: 1 TO 98 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: Yes
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: Yes
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 14 - Directed Study Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: S048 - Film Studies Course
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: Counter Registration Required.
Description: Directed study follows a syllabus set primarily by the instructor to meet the needs or interests of an individual student or small group of students. The main goal of directed study is knowledge or skill acquisition, not research or creative work.

399 INDEPT STUDY IN FILM STUDIES Active
  Long Title: Independent Study in Film Studies  
Units: 1 TO 98 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: Yes
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: Yes
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 10 - IS Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: S048 - Film Studies Course
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: Counter Registration Required.
Description:

400 MASCULINITY IN AMERICAN FILM Active
  Long Title: Reel Men: Masculinity in American FIlm, 1945-2000  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: HIST 400 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 07 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A005 - Cross-Listed Course
G044 - Diversity-Dimens GER (01cr)
S048 - Film Studies Course
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: Junior standing or above
Description: At the upper level, the course will serve as a history seminar in preparation for the history department's capstone course. Those taking it at that level will be required to write at least one paper addressing film or gender theory and to write a 10-15 page research prospectus. Not open to students who have previously received credit for HIST 300.

402 INTRO FILM THEORY & CRITICISM Active
  Long Title: Introduction to Film Theory and Criticism  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 20 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: S048 - Film Studies Course
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: One of FIST 100, FREN 302, FREN 411, GER 177, GER 277, GER 357, GER 411, or SPAN 330; or consent of instructor
Description: What is the language of film? What is the relationship between spectator and screen? What is the role of film as mass and global phenomena? This course explores basic issues in film theory and criticism that may include auteur theory, genre criticism, apparatus theory, stardom, feminist and queer film theories.

411 FASCISM AND FILM Active
  Long Title: Fascism and Film  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: FREN 411 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A005 - Cross-Listed Course
S048 - Film Studies Course
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: One course in French at the 300 level or consent of instructor
Description: This course lets students examine films that were ostensibly made as entertainment or explicitly crafted as propaganda in the historical context of Nazi Germany and occupied France. Aside from learning how governments and their cinematic agents used this relatively new medium to shape public opinion (in support of the war, against Jews, etc.), students will see where and how resistance was possible.

412 FASCISM AND FILM (IN ENG) Active
  Long Title: Fascism and Film (In English)  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: GER 411 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A005 - Cross-Listed Course
G044 - Diversity-Dimens GER (01cr)
S048 - Film Studies Course
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites:
Description: This course lets students examine films that were ostensibly made as entertainment or explicitly crafted as propaganda in the historical context of Nazi Germany and occupied France. Aside from learning how governments and their cinematic agents used this relatively new medium to shape public opinion (in support of the war, against Jews, etc.) students will see where and how resistance was possible.

418 TOPICS IN FILM STUDIES Active
  Long Title: Topics in Film Studies  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: S048 - Film Studies Course
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites:
Description: Topics in Film Studies allows for an in depth examination of topics across time, for example, the work of women directors, or it permits a detailed analysis of special topics, for example, Turkish-German or Central European film.

419 MODERN KOREA IN LIT AND FILM Active
  Long Title: Korean Modern History through Literature and Film  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: EAST 418 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 20 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A005 - Cross-Listed Course
G042 - Diversity-Global GER (01cr)
S048 - Film Studies Course
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: EAST 150 or consent of instructor
Description: Using fiction, feature films, and historical texts, this course provides an in-depth introduction to modern Korean history, from the end of the Chŏsun dynasty in 1910 to contemporary North and South Korea. Students will gain an understanding of Korea’s colonial experience, civil war, dictatorships, development, democratization, and gender politics.

422 BORROWED MUSIC IN THE MOVIES Active
  Long Title: Borrowed Music in the Movies  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: MUHI 422 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 20 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A005 - Cross-Listed Course
S048 - Film Studies Course
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: MUHI 201 and MUHI 202
Description: When a film uses a pre-existing piece of music (popular or classical), meanings multiply, both within and outside the film itself. This course will explore these meanings, focusing on the fluid and reciprocal relationship between film and the music it borrows.

447 MIGRANTS & GERMAN CULTURE Active
  Long Title: Migrants and German Culture  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: GER 447 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A002 - Foreign Language Instruction
A005 - Cross-Listed Course
G044 - Diversity-Dimens GER (01cr)
G046 - Foreign Language GER (01cr)
N011 - BM Foreign Lang GER (01cr)
S048 - Film Studies Course
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: GER 312 or consent of the instructor
Description: Despite a long-term refusal to open itself to immigration, Germany has become a nation of immigrants and asylum-seekers. The course focuses on how both literature and films, including works by and about minorities in Germany, have dealt with key cultural phenomena: multiculturalism, diversity, acculturation, assimilation, “majority culture,” and parallel societies.

464 FRANCOPHONE LIT & SCREEN ADAPT Active
  Long Title: Francophone Literature and Screen Adaptations  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: FREN 464 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A005 - Cross-Listed Course
G042 - Diversity-Global GER (01cr)
G046 - Foreign Language GER (01cr)
N011 - BM Foreign Lang GER (01cr)
S048 - Film Studies Course
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: 300-level French course or consent of instructor
Description: Focusing on the works of writers and filmmakers such as Sembene Ousmane, Joseph Zobel, Aimé Césaire, D.T. Niane, Dani Kouyate, Euzhan Palcy and Raoul Peck the course examines the interface between the literary and filmic media in raising consciousness about societal challenges, nationhood, power and identity. It also analyzes the strengths and weaknesses of each medium in accomplishing these objectives.

470 AMERICAN INDIANS ON FILM Active
  Long Title: American Indians on Film  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: ANTH 470 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A005 - Cross-Listed Course
G044 - Diversity-Dimens GER (01cr)
S048 - Film Studies Course
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: ANTH 350 or consent of instructor
Description: The course examines the ways in which American Indians have been depicted on film. Ethnographic, documentary, and feature films are examined and compared to understand how film has shaped our image of American Indians.

540 ADVANCED DIGITAL PROCESSES Active
  Long Title: Advanced Digital Processes  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: ART 540 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 04 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 05 - Lab/Studio Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A005 - Cross-Listed Course
S048 - Film Studies Course
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: ART 340 and consent of instructor
Description: A continuation of Art 340. Advanced work in digital media and contemporary art theory. Discussions, readings, and projects focus around art issues and conceptual exploration. Project planning and implementation are emphasized as students work toward producing a self-designed project with a developed artist statement. Mac-based.

580 CONTEMPORARY FILM & FICTION Active
  Long Title: Dis(re)membering the Nation: Contemporary Film & Fiction of Spain and Latin America  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: SPAN 580 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 15 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A002 - Foreign Language Instruction
A005 - Cross-Listed Course
G042 - Diversity-Global GER (01cr)
G046 - Foreign Language GER (01cr)
N011 - BM Foreign Lang GER (01cr)
S048 - Film Studies Course
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: One 400-level course in Spanish or consent of instructor
Description: A critical analysis of film and fiction produced during the last 20th and early 21st centuries in the post-dictatorial contexts of Spain and several Latin American countries. The course studies the cultural processes of historical memory, oblivion and (re)production of national narratives in selected works.

590 TUTORIAL IN FILM STUDIES Active
  Long Title: Tutorial in Film Studies  
Units: 1 TO 98 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: Yes
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: Yes
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 09 - Tutorial Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: S048 - Film Studies Course
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: Counter Registration Required.
Description:

591 DIRECTED STUDY IN FILM STUDIES Active
  Long Title: Directed Study in Film Studies  
Units: 1 TO 98 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: Yes
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: Yes
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 14 - Directed Study Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: S048 - Film Studies Course
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: Counter Registration Required.
Description: Directed study follows a syllabus set primarily by the instructor to meet the needs or interests of an individual student or small group of students. The main goal of directed study is knowledge or skill acquisition, not research or creative work.

599 INDEP STUDY IN FILM STUDIES Active
  Long Title: Independent Study in Film Studies  
Units: 1 TO 98 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: Yes
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: Yes
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 10 - IS Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: S048 - Film Studies Course
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: Counter Registration Required.
Description:

690 TUTORIAL IN FILM STUDIES Active
  Long Title: Tutorial in Film Studies  
Units: 1 TO 98 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: Yes
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: Yes
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 09 - Tutorial Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: S048 - Film Studies Course
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL05 - Capstone Course
Prerequisites: Counter Registration Required.
Description:

691 DIRECTED STUDY IN FILM STUDIES Active
  Long Title: Directed Study in Film Studies  
Units: 1 TO 98 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: Yes
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: Yes
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 14 - Directed Study Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: S048 - Film Studies Course
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL05 - Capstone Course
Prerequisites: Counter Registration Required.
Description: Directed study follows a syllabus set primarily by the instructor to meet the needs or interests of an individual student or small group of students. The main goal of directed study is knowledge or skill acquisition, not research or creative work.

699 INDEP STUDY IN FILM STUDIES Active
  Long Title: Independent Study in Film Studies  
Units: 1 TO 98 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: Yes
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: Yes
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 10 - IS Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: S048 - Film Studies Course
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL05 - Capstone Course
Prerequisites: Counter Registration Required.
Description: