Course Schedule - Spring Semester 2022

     

FWIS 171 002 (CRN: 25957)

MENTAL HEALTH IN LIT & FILM

Long Title: MENTAL HEALTH IN LITERATURE, FILM, AND SOCIAL MEDIA
Department: First-Year Writing Intensive
Instructor: Alexander, Travis
Meeting: 4:00PM - 5:15PM TR KRF 105 (10-JAN-2022 - 22-APR-2022) 
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:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Section Max Enrollment: 16
Section Enrolled: 16
Enrollment data as of: 28-FEB-2024 9:50AM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: No Final Exam
Final Exam Time:
29-APR-2022  
7:00PM - 10:00PM F TBA TBA
 
Description: How have literature, film, and social media represented the changing history of mental health? Have our understandings of conditions like depression, schizophrenia, anxiety, and psychosis come to be thought as, themselves, essentially cinematic and literary experiences? Has social media now assumed some of this responsibility of narration and explanation? And if so, to what end?