The more general implications, both for the French studies field and for its object of study, of this increasingly commonplace observation are clear: These generic labels refer to a glory hole of diverse material, both fictional and documentary and often a hybrid of the twofocused on journeys within and between cultures, that permits exploration of the inter-related identities and histories on which those cultures depend. In his study of the growth of a recognizably modern British tradition of French studies, Christophe Campos describes the cracking of its coherence around
Introduction to Communication and Civic Life COM 3 credits An overview of major approaches to the analysis and criticism of contemporary cultural concerns, situating these within the broader historical contexts of communication and cultural theory. Sophomore standing Credit for enrollment in approved study abroad programs.
Organizational Communication COM 3 credits Microlevel, institutional and macrolevel analysis of the communication process in organizations. Organizational communication theories, including political economy, critical and poststructuralist approaches.
Ethnic, gender-specific and class communication processes within subcultural contexts are examined. Psychoanalytic, social-scientific and critical communication approaches. COM An examination of communication theory from interpersonal, small group, intercultural and organizational viewpoints.
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Conflict management within personal relationships and in the workplace. The nature of conflict, assumptions arising from conflict, power, styles and tactics, negotiation and transformation.
Political Communication COM 3 credits The role of ideology, language, symbolism and mediation in the practice of American political communication. Course culminates in a research paper or project in which student evaluates the experience by methodologies learned in other communication classes.
May be repeated for a free elective credit. Junior or senior standing Explores how women tell stories and the ways in which women have been controlled through narrative and have themselves controlled narratives about themselves and others, particularly, but not only, with respect to Western history and culture.
Through texts, film and in-class activities, we observe the power of master and counter narratives. Strategic Communication COM 3 credits The course addresses strategic interpersonal, group and public communication within an organizational format.
Corporate Communication COM 3 credits Instruction and practice in the planning and production of selected modes of oral and written communication common within large corporations, with emphasis on employee newsletters and personal presentations. Studies in New Media COM 3 credits This course examines the key theoretical works and arguments in the field of new media and considers moments of collision and convergence between media forms.
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Considers the relationship between rhetoric and aesthetics and arenas of life undergoing renewed stylization. Non-Verbal Communication in a Diverse Society COM 3 credits Course focuses on the significance of non-verbal behavior when communicating across cultures.
Non-verbal messages from a variety of cultures are examined. These cultures include, but are not limited to, age, race, gender, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, the physically and mentally challenged or any groups that have not received peripheral attention in discussions of non-verbal communication.
COM Explores how new media technologies change what communities we can be members of and how we perform our roles in those communities. Also explores the potential of new media to affect citizenship and alter what it means to be a member of a democratic society and electorate.
News Media Ethics COM 3 credits A critical examination of news media ethical issues and dilemmas through the use of case studies and current news reports.
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Oral performance of a variety of storytelling styles and techniques. Peace, Conflict and Oral Narrative COM 3 credits Theory and methodology behind conflict resolution and peace-building techniques that employ storytelling, with a strong emphasis on learning and creating stories.
Directed Individual Project COM credits An individual communication project, approved in advance by the directing faculty member. Permission of instructor and 16 credits in Communication Opportunity for extensive library study in a specific area of communication.
Some Special Topics courses may require permission of instructor The study of a special area in communication. May be repeated for credit. Permission of instructor required. Fundamentals of Multimedia DIG 4 credits This production course explores a range of ideas and processes incorporated in multimedia projects.
Class assignments introduce elements of image making, multipage sequencing and interface design. The class develops a combination of critical, technical and design skills.The thirteen essays that comprise Global Noise explore the hip hop scenes of Europe, Anglophone and Francophone Canada, Japan and Australia within their social, cultural and ethnic contexts.
Screening the Industrial City Saint Etienne, France, November Deadline for proposals: 31 January Cinema, an art of the masses yet also a very bourgeois art form, was born in the wake of industrialisation in the late nineteenth century. Postcolonial literature is the literature by people from formerly colonized countries.
It exists on all continents except Antarctica. Postcolonial literature often addresses the problems and consequences of the decolonization of a country, especially questions relating to the political and cultural independence of formerly subjugated people, and themes such as racialism and colonialism.
Organized by region, boasting an international roster of contributors, and including summaries of selected creative and critical works and a guide to selected terms and figures, Francophone Post-Colonial Cultures is an ideal resource for scholars of French literature and advanced students looking to read beyond the French literary timberdesignmag.com: Kamal Salhi.
African literature - Literatures in European and European-derived languages: Afrikaans literature in South Africa can be viewed in the context of Dutch literary tradition or South African literary tradition. Within an African context, Afrikaans literature will be forever on the outside.
As is the case with the language, it is caught in an identity crisis that was created irrevocably by the. Francophone Post-Colonial Cultures is focused and accessible to advanced students and their teachers who wish to go beyond the French literary canon and a valuable reference to any Africanist.
The essays display historical depth and theoretical finesse, thus providing a starting point for the eamination of the cultural differences and.