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 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 September 23, 2020 1:30 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. This course will be taught online with at least one real-time virtual class meeting per week at the date/time scheduled for the course. Full details on the course meetings will be provided by the instructor. Campus tuition rates apply, and credits are within the plateau for Fall 2020 online/alternative delivery of courses.
004 3.00  Online  MWF 10:00AM- 10:50AM 1 of 20 open
Wait List:
15 of 15
  
09/02/2020 - 12/15/2020
May not be taken Pass/Fail. This course will be taught online with at least one real-time virtual class meeting per week at the date/time scheduled for the course. Full details on the course meetings will be provided by the instructor. Campus tuition rates apply, and credits are within the plateau for Fall 2020 online/alternative delivery of courses.
1006COMM 110Introduction to Communication
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09/02/2020 - 12/15/2020
May not be taken Pass/Fail. This course will be taught online with at least one real-time virtual class meeting per week at the date/time scheduled for the course. Full details on the course meetings will be provided by the instructor. Campus tuition rates apply, and credits are within the plateau for Fall 2020 online/alternative delivery of courses.
005 3.00  Online  MWF 2:00PM- 2:50PM 1 of 20 open
Wait List:
15 of 15
  
09/02/2020 - 12/15/2020
May not be taken Pass/Fail. This course will be taught online with at least one real-time virtual class meeting per week at the date/time scheduled for the course. Full details on the course meetings will be provided by the instructor. Campus tuition rates apply, and credits are within the plateau for Fall 2020 online/alternative delivery of courses.
2227COMM 110Introduction to Communication
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09/02/2020 - 12/15/2020
Instructor Consent Required
May not be taken Pass/Fail. EU1/EUL courses are online courses designed for first year students enrolled in the Plan U program.
EU3 3.00  Online    19 of 20 open
Wait List:
15 of 15
  
09/02/2020 - 12/15/2020
Instructor Consent Required
May not be taken Pass/Fail. EU1/EUL courses are online courses designed for first year students enrolled in the Plan U program.
1008COMM 170Media and Society
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09/02/2020 - 12/15/2020
This course will be taught online with at least one real-time virtual class meeting per week at the date/time scheduled for the course. Full details on the course meetings will be provided by the instructor. On-campus tuition rates apply, and credits are within the 12-18 credit tuition plateau for Fall 2020 online/alternative delivery of courses.
001 3.00  Online  MWF 11:00AM- 11:50AM 5 of 20 open
Wait List:
15 of 15
  
09/02/2020 - 12/15/2020
This course will be taught online with at least one real-time virtual class meeting per week at the date/time scheduled for the course. Full details on the course meetings will be provided by the instructor. On-campus tuition rates apply, and credits are within the 12-18 credit tuition plateau for Fall 2020 online/alternative delivery of courses.
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 be taught online with at least one real-time virtual class meeting per week at the date/time scheduled for the course. Full details on the course meetings will be provided by the instructor. On-campus tuition rates apply, and credits are within the 12-18 credit tuition plateau for Fall 2020 online/alternative delivery of courses. 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  Online  TTh 1:00PM- 2:15PM 4 of 18 open
Wait List:
15 of 15
  
09/02/2020 - 12/15/2020
From the Margins to the Center: LGBTQ+ Cinema This course will be taught online with at least one real-time virtual class meeting per week at the date/time scheduled for the course. Full details on the course meetings will be provided by the instructor. On-campus tuition rates apply, and credits are within the 12-18 credit tuition plateau for Fall 2020 online/alternative delivery of courses. 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 4 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