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2016-2017 Graduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ENGL 530 - Reading_The Wire_: Representing Urban America Under Siege

This seminar will engage with The Wire, David Simon’s 65-hour HBO epic of urban America and the War on Drugs. In addition to analyzing the program’s five seasons, students will grapple with film and TV theory, critical analyses of the program, and background readings from history, sociology, and urban studies.

Prerequisites & Notes
Normal Cycle Offering: Variable

Credits: 3

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