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
|A1||Marx||COM 211||W 3:00 pm-6:00 pm||Stamped Approval|
SPRG 2016 Schedule
|A1||Knopf||W 3:00 pm-6:00 pm||Stamped Approval|
Note: this course was also offered during Summer Term