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WS 296T - Topic: Melodrama in America

New Core: Fulfills 3 credits in Area of Knowledge II or 3 credits in Area of Knowledge IV.

Course Description: Melodrama is a mode of heightened emotion that typically sees the world as divided into clear good and evil. We will look at the history and theory of the genre paying particular attention to how gender, race, and class function within melodrama, as well as some of the ways that this can shed light on certain ways of looking at contemporary issues, such as racial conflict and terrorism.

Course Rotation: NY: Spring.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Tutorial

Women's & Gender Studies Department

Course Attributes:
Area of Knowledge II, Area of Knowledge IV, Inquiry and Exploration

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     

Pre-requisite for WS 296T

General Requirements:
Course or Test: ENG 120
Minimum Grade of D
May not be taken concurrently. )