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IS 200 Approaches to Gender and Society
Examines contemporary issues of gender across the curriculum as they relate to such disciplines as language, writing, popular culture, the media, work, science, psychology, ethics, and history. In addition to lecture/discussion in the classroom, students will view films and participate in community service as they explore the impact of gender on our common humanity. (3)

IS 220 The Movie or the Book? Narrative Adaptation in the Cinema
A study of narrative strategies in film, looking both at adaptations of the narrative from print to film, and among film genres themselves. Films will be examined from a literary perspective, including an introduction to the vocabulary of film studies from various theoretical backgrounds including feminism, genre studies, and multicultural perspectives. Special attention to how the choice of media affects storytelling and how visual narratives differ from, or derive from, textual narratives. (Also listed as EN 220.) (3)