Course Schedule - Spring Semester 2018

     

FWIS 123 001 (CRN: 23412)

STAR WARS & WRITING CULTURE

Long Title: STAR WARS AND THE WRITING OF POPULAR CULTURE
Department: First-Year Writing Intensive
Instructor: Messmer, David K.
Meeting: 2:30PM - 3:45PM TR RZR 106 (8-JAN-2018 - 20-APR-2018) 
Session: First Year Writing
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Restrictions:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Section Max Enrollment: 15
Section Enrolled: 15
Enrollment data as of: 18-OCT-2021 11:18AM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: No Final Exam
Final Exam Time:
30-APR-2018  
2:00PM - 5:00PM M TBA TBA
 
Description: This course will unpack the cultural legacy of the Star Wars films through traditional literary analysis and close reading, by situating the films historically, and by considering the ways that the films reflect attitudes towards a variety of social issues, such as spirituality/religion, philosophy, race, gender, class, nationality, and imperialism.
 
Course URL: http://pwc.rice.edu/