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Beginning Fiction
This course begins with short writing exercises designed to jump-start creative thinking and to explore fiction basics: character, dialogue, plot, point of view, and imagery. Students then submit longer pieces to be discussed in a workshop setting, which are reviewed with particular attention to technique, style, and narrative structure. Readings include works by James Baldwin, Joan Didion, Mavis Gallant, Virginia Wo...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 1195 - NWRW 2305 A
  • Mesmer, Sharon
Aug 27 - Dec 10
On Campus
Tuesday
8:00 - 9:50 PM
Fall 2019
Screenwriting 2: Writing the Screenplay
Students undertake the challenging task of finishing a draft of their feature-length screenplays. They begin by revising their step outline to solidify structure and simplify the writing process. In workshop, with careful guidance by the instructor, each writer re-examines, tightens, and rewrites the outline, giving close attention to structure, logic, motivation, complex character development, tone, and theme. Stu...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 1353 - NSRW 3820 A
  • Morse, Douglas
Aug 27 - Dec 10
On Campus
Tuesday
8:00 - 9:50 PM
Fall 2019
Spanish Intermediate 1
This is the first course of a two-part intermediate level sequence which reviews and expands previously studied grammatical structures and vocabulary.  Language is taught in context through simple cultural and literary readings, short films, and other audiovisual and on-line resources. The course utilizes a multimedia textbook program, including an electronic workbook with audio, video, chapter exercises, and activit...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 1532 - NSPN 2101 A
  • Galli Vilchez, Luis Guill
Aug 27 - Dec 12
On Campus
Tuesday & Thursday
4:00 - 5:15 PM
Fall 2019
Spanish Intensive 1
Spanish Intensive 1 is an accelerated elementary course for beginners with little or no knowledge of Spanish looking for a more intensive, in depth study of the fundamentals of speaking, listening, reading, and writing in Spanish. They acquire elementary grammar skills, build vocabulary, and acquire knowledge of the Spanish-speaking world while enhancing their communicative skills. The course has a fully integrated m...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 1534 - NSPN 1003 A
  • Bell, Teresa
Aug 27 - Dec 12
On Campus
Tuesday & Thursday
6:00 - 7:40 PM
Fall 2019
French Intro 1
This is the first course of a two-part sequence which introduces the fundamentals of speaking, listening, reading and writing in French. It is designed for students with no prior training in the target language. Students acquire elementary grammar, build vocabulary, and practice basic conversations. While enhancing their communicative skills, students acquire knowledge of the Francophone world. The course utilizes a...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 1535 - NFRN 1101 B
  • Boulfroy, Pauline
Aug 27 - Dec 12
On Campus
Tuesday & Thursday
5:30 - 6:45 PM
Fall 2019
French Intermediate 1
This is the first course of a two-part intermediate level sequence which reviews and expands previously studied grammatical structures and vocabulary. Language is taught in context through simple cultural and literary readings, short films, and other audiovisual and on-line resources. The course utilizes a multimedia textbook program, including an electronic workbook with audio, video, chapter exercises, and activi...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 1536 - NFRN 2101 B
  • Mollien, Elsa
Aug 27 - Dec 10
On Campus
Tuesday & Thursday
2:10 - 3:25 PM
Fall 2019
Music in the Media Business
The music industry, once dominated by record labels, now consists of multifaceted and interconnected global businesses having little to do with records or CDs. The significance of other kinds of media in this rapidly changing business continues to grow, with distribution models migrating from the album and the music video to the downloadable single, the "everything" deal, and even the ringtone. This course offers an ...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 1667 - NFLM 3483 A
  • Rabinowitz, Joshua
Aug 27 - Dec 10
On Campus
Tuesday
4:00 - 5:50 PM
Fall 2019
The Novel Workshop
This workshop is for students who want to develop the discipline and skills needed to write a novel. Exercises keep the class writing at a fast clip and are aimed at developing facility with elements of the novel, such as character, story, plot, dialogue, and meaning. Students encounter different possibilities of form, style, and subject matter through close readings of historical and contemporary novelists including...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 1804 - NWRW 3301 A
  • Texier, Catherine
Aug 27 - Dec 10
On Campus
Tuesday
8:00 - 9:50 PM
Fall 2019
Film 2: Intermediate Filmmaking Lab
To realize an artistic vision in film requires an in-depth understanding of the technology, process, and tools. In this workshop, students explore advanced concepts and techniques in film and digital media production through a series of exercises that evolve into increasingly complex collaborative projects. Topics include operation of advanced HD digital cameras, video formats and compression, the structure of a film...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 1978 - NFLM 3632 A
  • Brooke, Jeremy
Aug 27 - Dec 03
On Campus
Tuesday
12:10 - 2:50 PM
Fall 2019
Conversational Spanish
This is an intermediate conversation course conducted entirely in Spanish designed to reinforce and extend the student's communicative skills in Spanish, and to deepen cultural knowledge. A variety of texts will be discussed, including, news articles, video clips, ads, films and more. Students are expected to participate actively in a wide range of interactive, small- and large-group activities, including conversatio...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 2881 - NSPN 2731 A
  • Romero, Irma
Aug 27 - Dec 10
On Campus
Tuesday & Thursday
12:20 - 1:35 PM
Fall 2019
Digital Editing: Art&Technique
Affordable and professional desktop editing software has given all filmmakers an economical and time-efficient way to edit their films using the exact same tools as the pros. Creating transitions, filters, titles, layered audio, and multiple versions has never been simpler, but knowing the tools is not enough. An understanding of editing conventions and the aesthetics of montage, continuity, and pacing is equally imp...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 2928 - NFLM 4627 A
  • Brooke, Jeremy
Aug 27 - Dec 10
On Campus
Tuesday
4:00 - 6:40 PM
Fall 2019
Beginning Poetry Workshop
"A poem," said William Carlos Williams, "is a small (or large) machine made of words--efficient, with no unnecessary parts, doing important work." In this workshop, students learn how to build verse, from the individual word through lines and stanzas to the finished, polished poem. Poetic inspiration is explored: what activities can summon it and how to use it when it happens. Writing exercises help students practice...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 2982 - NWRW 2203 A
  • Tayson, Richard
Aug 27 - Dec 10
On Campus
Tuesday
4:00 - 5:50 PM
Fall 2019
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