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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 2021

Course NumberCourse TitleSections
CSCL 1001WIntroduction to Cultural Studies: Rhetoric, Power, DesireSections [1]
CSCL 1101WLiteratureSections [1]
CSCL 1201VHonors Course: CinemaSections [2]
CSCL 1201WCinemaSections [6]
CSCL 1202WMedia: Word, Image, SoundSections [6]
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 3120Poetry as Cultural CritiqueSections [1]
CSCL 3122Movements and ManifestosSections [1]
CSCL 3130WColonial and Postcolonial Literatures and Theory: 1700 to the PresentSections [1]
CSCL 3210Cinema and IdeologySections [1]
CSCL 3212WDocumentary Cinema: History and PoliticsSections [1]
CSCL 3220WScreen CulturesSections [1]
CSCL 3221On TelevisionSections [1]
CSCL 3231Comedy: Media, Politics & SocietySections [1]
CSCL 3251Popular Music and Mass CultureSections [1]
CSCL 3323Science and CultureSections [1]
CSCL 3334Monsters, Robots, CyborgsSections [1]
CSCL 3350WSexuality and CultureSections [1]
CSCL 3351WThe Body and the Politics of RepresentationSections [1]
CSCL 3352WQueer Aesthetics & Queer CritiqueSections [1]
CSCL 3896Internship for Academic CreditSections [1]
CSCL 3993Directed StudySections [1]
CSCL 4993Directed StudySections [1]
CSCL 5305Vision and Visuality: An Intellectual HistorySections [1]
CSCL 5993Directed StudySections [1]
Course NumberCourse TitleSections
SCMC 1201VHonors Course: CinemaSections [2]
SCMC 1201WCinemaSections [6]
SCMC 1202WMedia: Word, Image, SoundSections [6]
SCMC 3201Fundamentals of Digital FilmmakingSections [1]
SCMC 3202Intermediate Digital FilmmakingSections [1]
SCMC 3210Cinema and IdeologySections [1]
SCMC 3212WDocumentary Cinema: History and PoliticsSections [1]
SCMC 3220WScreen CulturesSections [1]
SCMC 3221On TelevisionSections [1]
SCMC 3896Internship for Academic CreditSections [1]
SCMC 3993Directed StudySections [1]
SCMC 4993Directed StudySections [1]
SCMC 5002Advanced Film AnalysisSections [1]
SCMC 5993Directed StudySections [1]

Fall 2021

There are no CSCL courses available for Fall 2021.
Please see classinfo.umn.edu for more info.

There are no SCMC courses available for Fall 2021.
Please see classinfo.umn.edu for more info.