IS 563 CRO - Adv Topics in Lit, Media & Mat - Comics: Advising Readers
Variety of newly developed and advanced topics courses within Literature, Media and Materials, intended to augment the existing Information Sciences curricula. Course Information: 2 to 4 graduate hours. No professional credit. May be repeated in the same or separate terms, to a maximum of 16 hours, if topics vary.
Comics--in forms including comic strips, comic books, graphic novels, webcomics, and manga--represent an important cultural medium, which appeals to persons of all ages and is collected by many school, public, and academic libraries. This course introduces students to the comics medium, its history, and its cultural influences. Students will read a variety of comics and learn about materials and techniques key to providing reader's advisory in this medium. Although this course focuses on American comics, some readings and discussions will touch on this medium's international dimensions. Graduate student questions may be sent to email@example.com
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Course Level: Graduate