Space in Autumn Writing Links for "C"/"W" Credit

Are you looking to fulfill your “C” and “W” requirements during Autumn Quarter?

There are spaces in a number of 5-credit Writing Links offered by the Interdisciplinary Writing Program (IWP) that are not part of a FIG.

Writing Links have a maximum enrollment of 21, no prerequisites, and are particularly helpful for international students and multilingual language learners. For all undergraduates, IWP Links count toward English Comp ("C") credit or Additional Writing ("W") distribution requirements. Additionally, up to two Writing Links (10 credits total) taken at the 200 level can count toward the English Minor:    

Spaces are available in the following Links:

  • ENGL 199 G (MW 10:30-11:50) linked with HSERV 100 – Personal and Public Health
  • ENGL 297 H (TTH 11:30-12:50) linked with CMS 271 – Classical Hollywood Cinema
  • ENGL 298 E (MWF 2:00-2:50) linked with JSIS 200 – States and Capitalism
  • ENGL 298 H (TTH 1:00-2:20) linked with COM 201 – Introduction to Communication I
  • ENGL 298 K (TTH 11:00-12:20) linked with ANTH 215 – Introduction to Medical Anthropology
  • ENGL 298 L (MWF 1:30-2:20) linked with LSJ 200 – Introduction to Law, Societies, and Justice
  • ENGL 299 B (MWF 1:30-2:20) linked with BIOL 200 – Introduction to Biology Series
  • ENGL 299 C (MWF 10:30-11:20) linked with BIOL 220 – Introduction to Biology Series
  • ENGL 299 D (MWF 12:30-1:20) linked with PSYCH 202 – Biopsychology

To enroll in an IWP Writing Link, students register first for the lecture course, and then for the Link. 

Also, CMS 271 “Classical Hollywood Cinema” has a Writing Link (ENGL 297 H).

CMS 271 “Classical Hollywood Cinema”

Autumn 2016
CMS 271 A
SLN: 23039
T/Th 1:30-3:20
F quiz section
Instructor: James Tweedie

This course will provide an introduction to classical Hollywood cinema through the work of several key filmmakers, beginning with the golden age of the studio system in the 1930s and 1940s and extending into the early days of "New Hollywood” in the 1960s. Directors will include Frank Capra, Charlie Chaplin, John Ford, Howard Hawks, Alfred Hitchcock, Ida Lupino, Nicholas Ray, Douglas Sirk, Orson Welles, Billy Wilder, and others. In addition to the lives and work of those directors, the course will address topics such as the history of the Hollywood studios, the major genres, the Production Code and censorship, movie technology, the star system, styles of acting, lighting and cinematography, production design and the "look" of Hollywood movies, women filmmakers in the studio era, the position of African-American artists inside and outside the Hollywood system, and the rise of independent cinema in the 1960s.

In conjunction with CMS 271, students can enroll in ENGL 297 H (TTh 11:30-12:50, SLN: 14385),
a linked writing course for “C”/”W” credit. Research and writing skills developed in ENGL 297 H
can be applied to writing assignments in other UW courses. Questions? Contact:

Please contact the Interdisciplinary Writing Program: with any questions.

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