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365. Comparative Literature and Cinema
Investigating some of the multi-faceted connections between literature and film, this course may
focus on a topic such as the investigation of transatlantic avant-garde film and the "little
magazines" or film societies and literary coteries of the early twentieth century. Prerequisite:

writing-designated course (W), or ENG 201, 202, or 215. Alternate years. (Humanities)

370. AIDS Literature, Film, and Social Theory
Study of the historical emergence and consequences of HIV/AIDS through memoirs, novels,
plays, documentary and feature films, and essays. In evaluating the way literature shapes our
understanding of HIV and AIDS, we will explore pertinent issues of race, gender, nationality,
and sexual identity. May include service learning component with required field trips.
Prerequisite: writing-designated course (W), or ENG 201, 202, or 215. Offered in alternate years

or every third year. This course also counts towards the GSS major. (Humanities)

371. Literary Theory
Survey of literary theories with emphasis on the second half of the twentieth century through the
present. Theories considered may include Narrative Theory, Feminist theories, Reader-
Response Theory, New Historicism, Postmodernism, and Cultural Studies as well as newer
approaches. Prerequisite: writing-designated course (W), or ENG 201, 202, or 215. Alternate
years. Recommended for students who may be interested in pursuing graduate studies in

English. (Humanities)

372. Film and Film Studies
The study of films as artistic and cultural texts. The focus may be on the study of an individual
director, Hitchcock, or a broader topic, such as Women Directors, or a particular period in film
history, such as Avant Garde Films of the 1920's and 1930's. See Topics Courses for expanded
current course description. (This is not a film production course.) Prerequisite: writing-

designated course (W), or ENG 201, 202, or 215. (Humanities)

373-374. Advanced Topics in Literature
Intensive focus on an advanced topic in literary studies, or on a topic that bridges literary
studies and other media of artistic expression. Prerequisite: writing-designated course (W), or
ENG 201, 202, or 215; individual courses may have additional prerequisites. See Topics Courses.

(Humanities)

377-378. Advanced Topics in Film, Intermedia, or Cultural Studies

Intensive focus on an advanced topic in film or other new media. Prerequisite: writing-

designated course (W), or ENG 201, 202, or 215; individual courses may have additional
prerequisites. See Topics Courses.

380. Internship

Diverse internship options may include writing and editing in the commercial world, such as

working for a newspaper, a magazine, a publishing house, or another communications medium.
Prerequisite: writing-designated course (W), or ENG 201, 202, or 215. See Additional Academic
Programs, All-College Independent Study Courses 280/380. (CR)

381-383. Advanced Topics in Creative or Media Writing
Advanced study of creative writing or writing for one of the communications media.

Prerequisite: writing-designated course (W), or ENG 201, 202, or 215; individual courses may
have additional prerequisites. See Topics Courses.

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