Dr. Alison Wielgus

Dr. Alison Wielgus
Dr. Alison Wielgus
Alison Wielgus Dr. Alison Wielgus
Assistant Professor, Media Studies
office. Holden Fine & Applied Arts Center 2115
University of Wisconsin-Superior

Most recent degrees:

2014 - Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) - Film Studies - University of Iowa – Dissertation/thesis topic: You Had to Have Been There: Experimental Film and Video, Sound, and Liveness in the New York Underground

2010 - Master of Arts (M.A.) - Film Studies - University of Iowa

2008 - Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) - Cinema Studies - New York University – Dissertation/thesis topic: Stars of Electricity: The Music Star in the Films of Todd Haynes

Academic background:

Dr. Alison Wielgus received her B.A. in Cinema Studies from New York University and her Ph.D. in Film Studies from the University of Iowa. Her research focuses on experimental film and television production and on feminist film theory. In particular, she focuses on the historiography of experimental films that draw on sound and performance art, and on the role of medium specificity within our contemporary convergence culture. Wielgus has published work in the "Millennium Film Journal."  She holds a Ph.D. in Film Studies from the University of Iowa and a B.A. in Cinema Studies from New York University.

Area of knowledge:

Experimental Film and Television

Recent accomplishments:

In addition to completing my dissertation research on experimental film and video, she has published articles on the subject in the Millennium Film Journal and Mediapolis: A Journal of Cities and Culture. Dr. Welgus has a forthcoming article in 2019 on female detectives and "Top of the Lake" in Camera Obscura and has taught courses on gender and film.

UW-Superior Schedule of Classes for Wielgus, Alison L
Fall Semester 2020

For up to date information on all schedules, please refer to the class search page in the E-Hive.

Note: the Class Schedule information below reflects data as of May 26, 2020 11:45 AM.

Class Section Identifier Key

Fall Semester 2020
Class Nbr.Catalog Nbr.Course Title/Course TopicsClass Sect.CreditsBldg.RoomDaysTimeSeats Open
COMM - Communicating Arts
1005COMM 110Introduction to Communication
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09/02/2020 - 12/15/2020
May not be taken Pass/Fail.
004 3.00  FA 2107 MWF 10:00AM- 10:50AM 11 of 20 open
Wait List:
15 of 15
  
09/02/2020 - 12/15/2020
May not be taken Pass/Fail.
1006COMM 110Introduction to Communication
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09/02/2020 - 12/15/2020
May not be taken Pass/Fail.
005 3.00  FA 2107 MWF 2:00PM- 2:50PM 19 of 20 open
Wait List:
15 of 15
  
09/02/2020 - 12/15/2020
May not be taken Pass/Fail.
1008COMM 170Media and Society
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09/02/2020 - 12/15/2020
001 3.00  FA 2113 MWF 11:00AM- 11:50AM 16 of 20 open
Wait List:
15 of 15
  
09/02/2020 - 12/15/2020
1014COMM 475Internship
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09/02/2020 - 12/15/2020
Instructor Consent Required
Contract Required.
004 1.00 - 12.00     ARR 5 of 5 open
Wait List:
15 of 15
  
09/02/2020 - 12/15/2020
Instructor Consent Required
Contract Required.
1021COMM 491Senior Capstone
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09/02/2020 - 12/15/2020
Course must be taken Pass/Fail
Instructor Consent Required
Contract required. Pass/Fail Senior Experience project required.
004 0.00     ARR 4 of 5 open
  
09/02/2020 - 12/15/2020
Course must be taken Pass/Fail
Instructor Consent Required
Contract required. Pass/Fail Senior Experience project required.
1051COMM 495Special Topics Seminar
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09/02/2020 - 12/15/2020
From the Margins to the Center: LGBTQ+ Cinema This course will survey global LGBTQ+ cinema from silent films to the present day. Topics of discussion will include gender, sexuality, political activism, and histories of censorship across national film industries. Films to be screened may include The Children’s Hour, Strangers on a Train, My Own Private Idaho, Carol, Portrait of a Lady on Fire, The Handmaiden, Happy Together, and Tangerine.
001 3.00  FA 2113 TTh 1:00PM- 2:15PM 9 of 20 open
Wait List:
15 of 15
  
09/02/2020 - 12/15/2020
From the Margins to the Center: LGBTQ+ Cinema This course will survey global LGBTQ+ cinema from silent films to the present day. Topics of discussion will include gender, sexuality, political activism, and histories of censorship across national film industries. Films to be screened may include The Children’s Hour, Strangers on a Train, My Own Private Idaho, Carol, Portrait of a Lady on Fire, The Handmaiden, Happy Together, and Tangerine.
1042COMM 498Independent Study
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09/02/2020 - 12/15/2020
Instructor Consent Required
Contract Required.
004 1.00 - 6.00     ARR 5 of 5 open
  
09/02/2020 - 12/15/2020
Instructor Consent Required
Contract Required.
1046COMM 499Intern Teaching in Comm Arts
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09/02/2020 - 12/15/2020
Department Consent Required
004 3.00     ARR 5 of 5 open
  
09/02/2020 - 12/15/2020
Department Consent Required