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IS 121.14 th Program Music of the 19 Century MWF, 9.30-10.30 am Mr. Jonathan Coo A course that surveys the attempts at the dissolution of classical forms that led to a musical genre that would be th the seeds for 20 Century film music. IS 121.15 th The Broadway Musical of the 20 Century T-Th, 10.30-12.00 nn Mr. Arwin Tan A course that maps out how three centuries of opera comique gave birth to a popular genre (music theater) developed in England and the USA. IS 121.2 Music Appreciation II MWF, 10.30-11.30 am Mr. Jonathan Coo This course which is a sequel to Music Appreciation I, seeks to delve deeper into the riches of the golden eras of orchestral writing: the Classical (1725-1825), the Romantic (1820-1900) Periods, or the 18th and 19th centuries in Western art music. The symphonies and concertos of Mozart, Beethoven, Brahms, Tschaikovsky, among others, will be studied in depth. IS 121.6 An Introduction to Opera T-Th, 1.30-3.00 pm Mr. Peter John Marie Porticos A laymans first course on the opera as a genre that aims to heighten its appreciation as an art form through a survey of its development in the last 400 years. Lectures and film showings are undertaken.

IS 121.6A An Introduction to Opera: Literature, Film, & Opera T, 9.00-12.00 nn Dr. Edward Ruiz An interdisciplinary course designed to interrogate the complementary relationship among literature, opera, and film. The course presents literature as narrative source of opera and also establishes the libretto by itself as a viable work of literature. Finally, the course examines the union of literature and opera as embodied through the medium of film and its various elements from cinematography to mise en scene, from editing to acting, from sound to ideology. IS 121.8 Basic Music Research and Criticism MWF, 11.30-12.30 pm Mr. Jonathan Coo


IS 124.3/JSP 171.5 Japanese Art S, 9.00-12.00 nn Mr. Tito Valiente An introduction to the development of Japanese arts and its stylistic evolution, with emphasis on the importance of the inter-relationship between the development of art and societal factors, such as geographic/climatic, socioeconomic, political, and religious/spiritual. IS 124.5 Philippine Painting Schedule: TBA Fr. Rene Javellana, SJ A survey of Philippine painting from the earliest religious th works of the Spanish period to the movements of the 20 century. The course enables students to understand Philippine art within the context of cultural history, and discover the evolving Philippine aesthetic in the visual arts.

This first course in musicology is an introduction to reliable and recently revised sources of music research for writing program notes. It aims to develop good taste in listening to live and recorded music, an essential ingredient in music criticism. IS 161.6 Philippine Music & Culture T-Th, 9.00-10.30 am Mr. Arwin Tan The course is a general survey of Philippine music from the native, tribal, and ethnic beginnings to Muslim, Chinese, Spanish, Japanese and American influences. Developments will be examined within the historical context, taking into account the multiple influences of social, cultural, political and other relevant forces. Philippine Culture of the 21st century will also be explored through the OPM and entertainment industry.

IS 124.6/FA 167.8 Asian Vernacular Architecture and Artforms T-Th, 3.00-4.30 pm Architect Vincent Pinpin A course designed for beginners to enhance their understanding and appreciation of Asian vernacular architecture and its related artforms (i.e. painting and sculpture). Example will be drawn from a comparison of vernacular styles of Asian architecture, with emphasis on Filipino style, and its evolution vis--vis the arts.

IS 131.8/FLC 6GR German Popular Culture T-Th, 9.00-10.30 am Mr. Peter John Marie Porticos This course is designed to be a general survey of German culture from the 15th to the 21st centuries. Developments will be examined through the multiple influences of history, art, literature, music, film and food.

IS 122.3 Writing and Illustrating for Children T-Th, 3.00-4.30 pm Ms. Frances Marie Alcaraz A hands-on course on childrens book production, specifically writing and illustration. The course is presented through workshops on students works, input from resource people (writers, illustrators, and a psychologist), a sampling of published works for children, and story-telling sessions. Students produce a publishable final work.


IS 132.3 An Introduction to Islam T-Th, 10.30-11.30 am Dr. Renato Oliveros This is an introductory course on Islam with emphasis given to its historicity in the Philippine and Southeast Asian context, and impact of Western civilization. It covers the formative period (622-661 C.E.) from the cal of Muhammad to the formation of the early Muslim community in Medina where the first khilafah (Caliphate/Islamic State) was established. Central to this formative period is the Quran--- one of the most influential books in the history of literature; what its core message and ethico-religious implication?


IS 143.4/ HUM 142 Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Arts MWF, 9.30-10.30 am Mr. Salvador Bernal The course seeks to make the students aware of the interdisciplinary perspective in the study and appreciation of the arts. Specifically, the course aims to equip the students with the necessary skill that will enable them to analyze cultural artifacts from a perspective that combine categories from a number of disciplines (e.g. literature, sociology, cultural studies, psychology, among others).

and the very existence of the canon of great books. Selections from 20th century world literatures.

IS 162.2/FA 190.1 Film & Design MWF, 10.30-11.30 am Mr. Salvador Bernal This course will examine vintage and contemporary films outstanding in production design. Studies will focus on design concepts and historical sources and will also identify and explain stylization and abstraction in design.


IS/HUM 145 Great Books I (Ancient Period) MWF, 11.30-12.30 pm Mr. Jonathan Chua This course introduces the students to the masterpieces of classical antiquity in the hope of civilizing their mind and broadening their vision. The Epcs (Homer, Virgil), the Scriptures (the Bible, the Koran), the Greek dramas (Sophocles, Aeschylus), the Philosophers (Aristotle, Plato), and other enduring masterpieces of the ancient world will be read and discussed. The Course will explore the ideas embodied in these texts and the categories by which they have been canonized. IS /HUM 146 Great Books II (Middle Period) MWF, 1.30-2.30 pm Mr. Jonathan Chua This second part of the Great Books series provides insights into the human reality through the reading of books that have endured the test of time. Selections come from the works of Dante, Cervantes, Shakespeare, Goethe, Augustine and Machiavelli, among others. This course acquaints the students with the masterpieces of literature from the Middle Ages to the beginning of the nineteenth century. IS/ HUM 147 Great Books III (Modern Period) Th, 4.30-7.30 pm This last of the Great Book series. The course explores the traditional concerns of modern man (alienation, fragmentation) and recent debates on race, gender, class, IS 163.14 Understanding Family Issues and Family Dynamics in the Philippine Context T, 4.30-7.30 pm Ms. Erlinda Eileen Lolarga

IS 133.2/SA 129 Gender and Society T, 430-7.30 pm Dr. Elizabeth Eviota A course on Philippine issues and their relation to gender and the examination of the responses of men and women (but particularly of women) to these issues. The course aids students in understanding their place in society and the part gender plays in that place. IS 133.4 Gender, Art and Society W, 4.30-7.30 pm Dr. Marita Concepcion Guevara An introductory course to gender as it is portrayed in art and society, aiming to lay bare gender issues in the art world in particular in the context of larger gender constructions in society.

The course aims to give students a deeper understanding and appreciation of the family and current issues affecting it such as marriage, parenting, separation, the elderly, children, poverty and changing work patterns. Focus will be given to families in the Philippine context in general, and the experiences of the students and their own families in particular. The course will also introduce some basic concepts and skills in family psychology and interpersonal communication to enhance the students skills in dealing with their own family issues.

IS 164.1 Introduction to Sports Business T, 4-30-7.30 pm Mr. Vincent Reyes This introductory course is designed primarily for students who want to combine their passion for sports with business knowledge. Its major thrust is towards exposing the various components of the sports business to students who are considering a career in sports marketing, event management, and marketing sports or sports-related properties.


IS 141.13 The Book Schedule: TBA Dr. Patricia May Jurilla This course is an introduction to the wonderful world of the History of the Book. It will involve the study of the origins and development of the book as a material object and as an agent of civilization. Special attention will be paid to Philippine book history and to Philippine literary publishing.