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Undergraduate students looking for Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature or Studies in Cinema and Media Culture courses have a wealth of options that can satisfy multiple catalog requirements, including diversity credits and writing-enhanced curriculums. Whether you appreciate the anonymity of a large lecture hall or the intimacy of a smaller, discussion-based seminar, the department offers classes in multiple formats to meet your learning style.

Below is a list of courses offered by the Cultural Studies & Comparative Literature department in the present and upcoming semesters. Course descriptions in our ClassInfo database provide more in-depth information about courses, expectations, and workload to give you a realistic understanding about what you will experience in the course.

Spring 2017

Course NumberCourse TitleSections
CSCL 1001Introduction to Cultural Studies: Rhetoric, Power, DesireSections [1]
CSCL 1101LiteratureSections [1]
CSCL 1201WCinemaSections [6]
CSCL 1202WMedia: Word, Image, SoundSections [5]
CSCL 1301WReading Culture: Theory and PracticeSections [3]
CSCL 1401WReading Literature: Theory and PracticeSections [5]
CSCL 1501WReading History: Theory and PracticeSections [2]
CSCL 3115Cinema and IdeologySections [1]
CSCL 3120Poetry as Cultural CritiqueSections [1]
CSCL 3173WThe Rhetoric of Everyday LifeSections [2]
CSCL 3175Comedy: Text and TheorySections [1]
CSCL 3176Oppositional CinemasSections [1]
CSCL 3177On TelevisionSections [2]
CSCL 3212WDocumentary Cinema: History and PoliticsSections [1]
CSCL 3220Screen CulturesSections [1]
CSCL 3331Science and CultureSections [1]
CSCL 3352Queer Aesthetics, Queer CritiqueSections [1]
CSCL 3405Marx for TodaySections [1]
CSCL 3456WSexuality and CultureSections [2]
CSCL 3458WThe Body and the Politics of RepresentationSections [2]
CSCL 3461Monsters, Robots, CyborgsSections [1]
CSCL 3465AliensSections [1]
CSCL 3557WClose ReadingSections [1]
CSCL 3621WColonial and Postcolonial Literatures and Theory: 1700 to the PresentSections [1]
CSCL 3910Topics in Cultural Studies and Comparative LiteratureSections [2]
CSCL 3993Directed StudySections [1]
CSCL 4944HHonors ThesisSections [1]
CSCL 4993Directed StudySections [1]
CSCL 5302Aesthetics and the Valuation of ArtSections [1]
CSCL 5833Marx, Freud, Nietzsche: Intellectual FoundationsSections [1]
CSCL 5910Topics in Cultural Studies and Comparative LiteratureSections [1]
CSCL 5993Directed StudySections [1]
Course NumberCourse TitleSections
SCMC 1201WCinemaSections [8]
SCMC 1202WMedia: Word, Image, SoundSections [7]
SCMC 3202Intermediate Digital FilmmakingSections [2]
SCMC 3220Screen CulturesSections [1]
SCMC 3993Directed StudySections [1]
SCMC 4993Directed StudySections [1]
SCMC 5002Advanced Film AnalysisSections [1]
SCMC 5993Directed StudySections [1]

Fall 2017

Course NumberCourse TitleSections
CSCL 1001Introduction to Cultural Studies: Rhetoric, Power, DesireSections [1]
CSCL 1101LiteratureSections [1]
CSCL 1201WCinemaSections [6]
CSCL 1202WMedia: Word, Image, SoundSections [5]
CSCL 1301WReading Culture: Theory and PracticeSections [3]
CSCL 1401WReading Literature: Theory and PracticeSections [5]
CSCL 1501WReading History: Theory and PracticeSections [2]
CSCL 3005Seminar in Critical ThoughtSections [1]
CSCL 3172Music as DiscourseSections [1]
CSCL 3173WThe Rhetoric of Everyday LifeSections [2]
CSCL 3175Comedy: Text and TheorySections [1]
CSCL 3177On TelevisionSections [2]
CSCL 3179Reading Literary MovementsSections [1]
CSCL 3321WTheories of CultureSections [1]
CSCL 3412WPsychoanalysis and Literature Part I: The Essential FreudSections [1]
CSCL 3456WSexuality and CultureSections [2]
CSCL 3458WThe Body and the Politics of RepresentationSections [2]
CSCL 3461Monsters, Robots, CyborgsSections [1]
CSCL 3465AliensSections [1]
CSCL 3771Basic Concepts of Literary StudySections [1]
CSCL 3993Directed StudySections [1]
CSCL 4944HHonors ThesisSections [2]
CSCL 4993Directed StudySections [3]
CSCL 5666Film Music: Theory, History, PracticeSections [1]
CSCL 5993Directed StudySections [2]
Course NumberCourse TitleSections
SCMC 1201WCinemaSections [5]
SCMC 1202WMedia: Word, Image, SoundSections [3]
SCMC 3001WHistory of Cinema and Media CultureSections [1]
SCMC 3201Fundamentals of Digital FilmmakingSections [2]
SCMC 3993Directed StudySections [1]
SCMC 4993Directed StudySections [1]
SCMC 5001Critical Debates in the Study of Cinema and Media CultureSections [1]
SCMC 5993Directed StudySections [1]