Arts Criticism

COM JO 504

This course explores the nature of arts and entertainment criticism, and helps students develop their critical writing skills. Topics include: structuring a review; critical biases; profiling celebrities from a critical perspective; cultural criticism (how to write about entertainment or the arts to make broader points about our culture) and, style - how to get it. Assignments include TV, film, music and theater reviews, screenings and a trip to a Boston theater. Guest speakers feature some of Boston's most prominent critics. 4 cr, either sem.

FALL 2015 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
A1 Marx COM 211 W 3:00 pm-6:00 pm Stamped Approval

SPRG 2016 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
A1 Knopf W 3:00 pm-6:00 pm Stamped Approval

Note: this course was also offered during Summer Term

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