Dr. Alison Wielgus

Dr. Alison Wielgus
Dr. Alison Wielgus
Alison Wielgus Dr. Alison Wielgus
Associate 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. Dr. Wielgus has published work in Camera Obscura, Black Camera, and 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

Gender, Sexuality, and Race in Film

Post-Network Television

Recent accomplishments:

Dr. Wielgus has recently published articles on the subject in Camera Obscura, and Black Camera. She is currently working on a manuscript entitled The Other Side of Television: Experiments in Broadcasting at WNET’s Television Laboratory for Palgrave MacMillan.

UW-Superior Schedule of Classes for Wielgus, Alison L
Fall Semester 2021

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 July 25, 2021 1:30 AM.

Class Section Identifier Key

Fall Semester 2021
Class Nbr.Catalog Nbr.Course Title/Course TopicsClass Sect.CreditsBldg.RoomDaysTimeSeats Open
COMM - Communicating Arts
1004COMM 110Introduction to Communication
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09/08/2021 - 12/15/2021
May not be taken Pass/Fail.
This class is closed for enrollment. Wait List Seats Open: 14 of 15
004 3.00  FA 2113 MWF 10:00AM- 10:50AM 0 of 20 open
Wait List:
14 of 15
  
09/08/2021 - 12/15/2021
May not be taken Pass/Fail.
This class is closed for enrollment. Wait List Seats Open: 14 of 15
1005COMM 110Introduction to Communication
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09/08/2021 - 12/15/2021
May not be taken Pass/Fail.
This class is closed for enrollment. Wait List Seats Open: 15 of 15
005 3.00  FA 2113 MWF 2:00PM- 2:50PM 0 of 20 open
Wait List:
15 of 15
  
09/08/2021 - 12/15/2021
May not be taken Pass/Fail.
This class is closed for enrollment. Wait List Seats Open: 15 of 15
1007COMM 170Media and Society
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09/08/2021 - 12/15/2021
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001 3.00  FA 2107 MWF 11:00AM- 11:50AM 13 of 20 open
Wait List:
15 of 15
  
09/08/2021 - 12/15/2021
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1870COMM 302Stage and Screen History
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09/08/2021 - 12/15/2021
"The Roots and Ramifications of the Hollywood Blacklist" This course will trace the history of the Blacklist, considering the political, social, and cultural reasons for and ramifications of McCarthyism on stage and screen. This course will cover work from the Group Theater and plays that respond to the Blacklist, including work by Clifford Odets, Arthur Miller, and Bertolt Brecht; socially progressive films that came under fire during the Blacklist, including Grapes of Wrath, Body and Soul, and Mission to Moscow; and work that engaged the Blacklist directly, including On the Waterfront, Red Hollywood, and The Front.
001 3.00  FA 2107 TTh 4:00PM- 5:15PM 12 of 20 open
Wait List:
15 of 15
  
09/08/2021 - 12/15/2021
"The Roots and Ramifications of the Hollywood Blacklist" This course will trace the history of the Blacklist, considering the political, social, and cultural reasons for and ramifications of McCarthyism on stage and screen. This course will cover work from the Group Theater and plays that respond to the Blacklist, including work by Clifford Odets, Arthur Miller, and Bertolt Brecht; socially progressive films that came under fire during the Blacklist, including Grapes of Wrath, Body and Soul, and Mission to Moscow; and work that engaged the Blacklist directly, including On the Waterfront, Red Hollywood, and The Front.
1013COMM 475Internship
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09/08/2021 - 12/15/2021
Instructor Consent Required
Contract Required.
004 1.00 - 12.00     ARR 5 of 5 open
Wait List:
15 of 15
  
09/08/2021 - 12/15/2021
Instructor Consent Required
Contract Required.
1020COMM 491Senior Capstone
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09/08/2021 - 12/15/2021
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
  
09/08/2021 - 12/15/2021
Course must be taken Pass/Fail
Instructor Consent Required
Contract required. Pass/Fail Senior Experience project required.
1041COMM 498Independent Study
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09/08/2021 - 12/15/2021
Instructor Consent Required
Contract Required.
004 1.00 - 6.00     ARR 4 of 5 open
  
09/08/2021 - 12/15/2021
Instructor Consent Required
Contract Required.
1045COMM 499Intern Teaching in Comm Arts
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09/08/2021 - 12/15/2021
Department Consent Required
004 3.00     ARR 5 of 5 open
  
09/08/2021 - 12/15/2021
Department Consent Required