Course Schedule - Spring Semester 2020

     

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FWIS 123 001 (CRN: 23489)

STAR WARS & WRITING CULTURE

Long Title: STAR WARS AND THE WRITING OF POPULAR CULTURE
Department: First-Year Writing Intensive
Instructor: Messmer, David
Meeting: 11:00AM - 11:50AM MWF (13-JAN-2020 - 24-APR-2020) 
Part of Term: 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:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Section Max Enrollment: 15
Section Enrolled: 15
Enrollment data as of: 17-JUN-2024 5:11AM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: No Final Exam
Final Exam Time:
2-MAY-2020  
9:00AM - 12:00PM S
 
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/