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UB Undergraduate Academic Schedule: Fall 2020

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TH 199SEM - Ub Seminar-How To Watch Tv: Critical Stra
Ub Seminar-How To Watch Tv: Critical Stra LH Enrollment Information (not real time - data refreshed nightly)
Class #:   21239   Enrollment Capacity:   0
Section:   LH   Enrollment Total:   28
Credits:   3.00 credits   Seats Available:   0
Dates:   08/31/2020 - 12/11/2020   Status:   CLOSED
Days, Time:   M W , 9:10 AM - 10:30 AM
Room:   Remote view map
Location:   Remote      
NOTE: This section is for Honors College students only. How do we make meaning from television? How might we understand the activity of ?watching? in a critical sense, as opposed to occupying the passive-sounding position of ?viewer?? In this seminar, we will draw from performance, media, and critical television studies to engineer strategies for engaging with television as a medium and with individual TV shows (and in particular, ?primetime? narrative and comedic programming produced in the United States). We will train a keen eye on television?s capacity for both representing and producing popular culture, investigating the social implications of this changing but durable entertainment medium. Through engagement with the course topic and activities, this seminar will also introduce students to the work of being a university student; students will develop essential academic skills in research, revision, and communication.
Enrollment Requirements
Prerequisites: Students who have already successfully completed the first year seminar course may not repeat this course. If you have any questions regarding enrollment for this course, please contact your academic advisor.
  Course Description
The three credit UB Seminar is focused on a big idea or challenging issue to engage students with questions of significance in a field of study and, ultimately, to connect their studies with issues of consequence in the wider world. Essential to the UB Curriculum, the Seminar helps students with common learning outcomes focused on fundamental expectations for critical thinking, ethical reasoning, and oral communication, and learning at a university, all within topic focused subject matter. The Seminars provide students with an early connection to UB faculty and the undergraduate experience at a comprehensive, research university. This course is equivalent to any 199 offered in any subject. This course is a controlled enrollment (impacted) course. Students who have previously attempted the course and received a grade of F or R may not be able to repeat the course during the fall or spring semester.
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