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CMN 596 (04) - Special Topics in Media Studies

Spc Top/Cinema and Society

Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2022 - Full Term (08/29/2022 - 12/12/2022)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   25  
CRN: 16345
Selected topics not covered by existing courses in media studies. Topics vary; course descriptions are available in department office during preregistration. May be repeated for credit if topics differ. Prereq: CMN 455 with C or better, or by permission.
Instructor Approval Required. Contact Instructor for permission then register through Webcat.
Equivalent(s): CMN 595
Instructors: Mike Alvarez
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/29/2022 12/12/2022 TR 3:40pm - 5:00pm HORT 115
8/29/2022 12/12/2022 T 5:10pm - 7:00pm HORT 115
Additional Course Details: 

Course Title: Cinema & Society NOTE:  CMN 455 pre-requisite has been removed from the course.  Freshmen may take this course. This analysis course will introduce students to the study of film as a distinct medium. The first half of the course will cover the fundamental units of film language (narrative form, mise-en-scène, cinematography, editing, sound), and the relationship between film form, expression, and meaning. With this solid foundation, we will then attend to the complex interplay between cinema and social context. The second half of the semester will thus cover film ideology, stardom and celebrity, the film industry, national/international/transnational cinemas, and other relevant topics. In addition to twice-weekly lectures and discussions, students will watch one film together per week during a separate, mandatory screening block. Throughout the semester, students will be exposed to films from a variety of genres, in a variety of forms (narrative, documentary, avant garde), from diverse social, cultural, and historical milieus. 

CMN 596 (05) - Special Topics in Media Studies

Spc Top/Cinema and Society

Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2022 - Full Term (08/29/2022 - 12/12/2022)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   10  
CRN: 16346
Selected topics not covered by existing courses in media studies. Topics vary; course descriptions are available in department office during preregistration. May be repeated for credit if topics differ. Prereq: CMN 455 with C or better, or by permission.
Instructor Approval Required. Contact Instructor for permission then register through Webcat.
Equivalent(s): CMN 595
Instructors: Mike Alvarez
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/29/2022 12/12/2022 TR 3:40pm - 5:00pm HORT 115
8/29/2022 12/12/2022 T 5:10pm - 7:00pm HORT 115
Additional Course Details: 

Course Title: Cinema & Society NOTE:  CMN 455 pre-requisite has been removed from the course.  Freshmen may take this course. This analysis course will introduce students to the study of film as a distinct medium. The first half of the course will cover the fundamental units of film language (narrative form, mise-en-scène, cinematography, editing, sound), and the relationship between film form, expression, and meaning. With this solid foundation, we will then attend to the complex interplay between cinema and social context. The second half of the semester will thus cover film ideology, stardom and celebrity, the film industry, national/international/transnational cinemas, and other relevant topics. In addition to twice-weekly lectures and discussions, students will watch one film together per week during a separate, mandatory screening block. Throughout the semester, students will be exposed to films from a variety of genres, in a variety of forms (narrative, documentary, avant garde), from diverse social, cultural, and historical milieus. 

CMN 599 (01) - Internship

Internship

Credits: 1.0 to 4.0
Term: Fall 2022 - Full Term (08/29/2022 - 12/12/2022)
Grade Mode: Credit/Fail Grading
Class Size:   30  
CRN: 10536
Internships are designed to integrate classroom study and supervised practical experience in a work setting. Each student is required to write a series of reports focusing on aspects of the work experience that are related to coursework in the Communications Department. These assignments are designed to enhance a student's ability to reflect critically on the internship experience and to merge theory and practice. Assignments are available, depending on the number of credits granted (1-4). Students are expected to hold the common exam time (TR, 1240-2) open for occasional meetings. Before starting the internship, students must submit a written proposal to both the work supervisor and the faculty sponsor. The proposal should include detailed information on the duties and responsibilities to be undertaken at the internship site and on the goals and learning objectives as relevant to the Communication Department curriculum. Prereq: CMN 455, CMN 456, CMN 457, or permission. Cr/F.
Registration Approval Required. Contact Instructor or Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 8 credits.
Classes not allowed in section: Freshman
Only listed majors in section: CMN:BUSAPPL, CMN:MEDIA, COMMUNICATION
Instructors: Jennifer Borda
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/29/2022 12/12/2022 Hours Arranged TBA

CMN 607 (01) - Persuasion in American Politics

Persuasion American Politics

Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2022 - Full Term (08/29/2022 - 12/12/2022)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   20  
CRN: 14263
Study of the forms and strategies of persuasive discourse employed by contemporary American political leaders. Analysis of important political addresses of the 20th century, with attention to theoretical and critical issues in political communication and public address. Discussion of the status of rhetoric in modern politics, and the impact of persuasive discourse on campaigns, policy decisions, crisis management, political scandal, and the national identity. Prereq: CMN 455, CMN 456, CMN 457 and two 500-level courses, or permission. Writing intensive.
Instructor Approval Required. Contact Instructor for permission then register through Webcat.
Classes not allowed in section: Freshman
Only listed majors in section: CMN:BUSAPPL, CMN:MEDIA, COMMUNICATION
Attributes: Writing Intensive Course
Instructors: Per Fjelstad
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/29/2022 12/12/2022 TR 2:10pm - 3:30pm MORR 204
Additional Course Details: 

Non-majors who are interested in registering for CMN 607 01, please contact the professor directly for permission to add the course. 

CMN 622 (01) - Digital Rhetoric

Digital Rhetoric

Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2022 - Full Term (08/29/2022 - 12/12/2022)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   20  
CRN: 14098
This course examines how traditional rhetorical theories and methods apply in contemporary digitized environments. It asks whether we can employ, as is, traditional theories and methods, many of which were developed centuries ago, or whether we need to develop new approaches in order to understand persuasion in online contests. As it explores these issues, this course tackles both rhetorical production and rhetorical analysis. That is, it asks students to both create and analyze digital rhetoric. Prereq: CMN 455, CMN 456, CMN 457; two 500-level CMN courses.
Instructor Approval Required. Contact Instructor for permission then register through Webcat.
Classes not allowed in section: Freshman
Only listed majors in section: CMN:BUSAPPL, CMN:MEDIA, COMMUNICATION
Attributes: Writing Intensive Course
Instructors: Michelle Gibbons
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/29/2022 12/12/2022 TR 9:40am - 11:00am HORT 110

CMN 647 (01) - Rhetorical Criticism of Media

Rhetorical Criticism of Media

Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2022 - Full Term (08/29/2022 - 12/12/2022)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   20  
CRN: 14757
Use of rhetorical approaches and methods in the analysis and criticism of contemporary forms of visual media culture. Students examine the social, political, and aesthetic implications of contemporary media forms from within a framework of rhetorical theory. Emphasis on practical analysis employing various rhetorical approaches with a goal of understanding persuasive elements in contemporary media (including television, film, print & broadcast advertising, internet, and social media). Prereq: CMN 455, CMN 456, CMN 457, and two 500-level communication courses.
Instructor Approval Required. Contact Instructor for permission then register through Webcat.
Classes not allowed in section: Freshman
Only listed majors in section: CMN:BUSAPPL, CMN:MEDIA, COMMUNICATION
Attributes: Writing Intensive Course
Instructors: Michelle Michaud
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/29/2022 12/12/2022 MW 12:40pm - 2:00pm HORT 327

CMN 650W (01) - Critical Perspectives on Film

Critical Perspectives on Film

Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2022 - Full Term (08/29/2022 - 12/12/2022)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   20  
CRN: 15170
Advanced, focused study of film theory as cultural practice. Topics vary from year to year and with instructor. May be repeated for different topics. Focus may range from general considerations of film theory, criticism, and history, to specific analyses of selected genres, directors, national cinemas, and periods. Course descriptions available in department office during preregistration. Prereq: CMN 455, CMN 456, CMN 457, CMN 550, ENGL 533, or permission. Special fee. Writing intensive. May be repeated for credit.
Section Comments: Subject Title: Independent Documentaries
Instructor Approval Required. Contact Instructor for permission then register through Webcat.
Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 12 credits.
Equivalent(s): CMN 650
Classes not allowed in section: Freshman
Only listed majors in section: CMN:BUSAPPL, CMN:MEDIA, COMMUNICATION
Attributes: Writing Intensive Course
Instructors: Thomas Jackson
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/29/2022 12/12/2022 M 6:10pm - 9:00pm HORT 207

CMN 670 (01) - From Silicon Valley to Foxconn: Global Digital Capitalism

From Silicon Valley to Foxconn

Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2022 - Full Term (08/29/2022 - 12/12/2022)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   20  
CRN: 15042
From young Internet users in Ghana's Internet cafe to American teenagers to Chinese factory workers assembling iPhones, and Indian coders migrating to Australia, this course exposes you to the multifaceted lived experiences under global digital capitalism while grounding them in the history and theory of capitalism as an uneven world system. The design of this course encourages you to think critically about what's new and not so new about capitalism in its contemporary digital/neoliberal phase. It helps identify the on-going technology-driven social transformations on a global scale. Prereq: CMN 455, CMN 456, CMN 457 & two 500-level CMN courses.
Section Comments: Subject Title: Global Digital Capitalism
Instructor Approval Required. Contact Instructor for permission then register through Webcat.
Classes not allowed in section: Freshman
Only listed majors in section: CMN:BUSAPPL, CMN:MEDIA, COMMUNICATION
Attributes: Writing Intensive Course
Instructors: Lin Zhang
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/29/2022 12/12/2022 W 6:10pm - 9:00pm HORT 115
Additional Course Details: 

More info about Professor Zhang https://linzhangweb.org/

CMN 696W (01) - Seminar in Media Studies

Sem/Media & the Environment

Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2022 - Full Term (08/29/2022 - 12/12/2022)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   20  
CRN: 12885
Variable topics in media research, theory, and practice. May be repeated for different topics. Topic descriptions available in department office during preregistration. Prereq: CMN 455, CMN 456, CMN 457 and two 500-level courses, or permission.
Instructor Approval Required. Contact Instructor for permission then register through Webcat.
Repeat Rule: May be repeated up to 1 times.
Equivalent(s): CMN 696
Classes not allowed in section: Freshman
Only listed majors in section: CMN:BUSAPPL, CMN:MEDIA, COMMUNICATION
Attributes: Writing Intensive Course
Instructors: Joseph Terry
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/29/2022 12/12/2022 TR 5:10pm - 6:30pm MURK 202
Additional Course Details: 

Non-majors who are interested in registering for CMN 696 01, please contact the professor directly for permission to add the course. 

Course Title & Description: Media and the Environment - There are few topics, beyond communication itself, which better reflect our interconnected humanity than “the environment.” Mediated environmental messages surround us, whether about expansive issues like climate change or the newest, organic or sustainable product. These mediated messages often come together or diverge around conceptualizations of our environment hinging on risks and uncertainties about the fundamentals of contemporary society. This course will look at the study and practice of the environment and media through a range of concepts, ranging from the “sacrificial landscape” reflected in television shows such as the first season of HBO’s True Detective to the “growth machine,” as a persistent framework to understanding risk amid the imperative of economic growth in contemporary capitalism.

CMN 696W (02) - Seminar in Media Studies

Sem/Theorizing Youtube

Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2022 - Full Term (08/29/2022 - 12/12/2022)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   20  
CRN: 13267
Variable topics in media research, theory, and practice. May be repeated for different topics. Topic descriptions available in department office during preregistration. Prereq: CMN 455, CMN 456, CMN 457 and two 500-level courses, or permission.
Instructor Approval Required. Contact Instructor for permission then register through Webcat.
Repeat Rule: May be repeated up to 1 times.
Equivalent(s): CMN 696
Classes not allowed in section: Freshman
Only listed majors in section: CMN:BUSAPPL, CMN:MEDIA, COMMUNICATION
Attributes: Writing Intensive Course
Instructors: Michael Soha
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/29/2022 12/12/2022 TR 3:40pm - 5:00pm HORT 215
Additional Course Details: 

Course Title: Theorizing YouTube - How many YouTube videos have you watched today? How about videos on Instagram or TikTok? What about livestreams on platforms like Twitch or Facebook? Digital video, much of it amateur or semi-professional, has come to dominate social media and the internet—accounting for everything from entertainment to political
activism. YouTube, founded in 2005, began the transformation of the primarily text and image-based internet to a more video heavy experience.

This class is designed around studying the history and cultural impact of YouTube, as well as social media-based video more generally. We’ll study the history of YouTube, and immerse ourselves in the present culture, forms, and genres of YouTube. We’ll look at the phenomenon of ‘YouTube stars’ and the emergence of influencer culture on the platform. We’ll study the growing body of scholarship and popular commentary and criticism of YouTube and related platforms. We’ll look at the debates around free speech and concerns over political extremism and conspiracy theories. YouTube will be our focal point through which we will examine many of the larger topics related to video-based social media platforms: entertainment, identity, journalism, education, cultural production, fandom, politics, community, marketing, and public discourse. In addition to the expected components of a writing intensive class, students will also have the opportunity to use the modality of video to enhance their scholarship: curating, remixing, and even creating original critical video pieces.

No previous experience with video editing or production is expected or required.