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Spring 2021 – Pre-Approved Extra-Departmental Undergraduate Film & Media Electives

Oct 12, 2020

SCANDIN 115: Nordic Television and its Global Remakes

*This course is cross-listed with Film 145-001, fulfills the Global Media requirement in the Film & Media major

JAPAN 189: Topics in Japanese Film – Japanese and Transnational Asian Film and Media

*This course is cross-listed with Film 145-002, fulfills the Global Media requirement in the Film & Media major

CHINESE 188: Popular Media in Modern China

*This course is cross-listed with Film 171-001

FRENCH 178: Studies in French Film – French Language Cinema and the Collective

ETHSTD 122AC: Ethnicity and Race in Contemporary American Films

ASAMST 171: Asian Americans in Film and Video

SASIAN 130: Film, Visual Media and Spectatorship Practices in Modern South Asia

NATAMST 158: Native Americans and the Cinema

ENGLISH 165-002: Utopian and (mostly) Dystopian Movies

ARMENIAN 126: Armenian Culture and Film

EALANG 181: East Asian Film – Special Topics in Genre

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Internship Opportunities with San Francisco Cinematheque!

Sep 16, 2020

San Francisco Cinematheque has a number of internships open in support of our online screenings, film festival curation and archives projects. Current internships are entirely remote work experiences. To learn more about San Francisco Cinematheque and the internships available, click here

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Fall 2020 – Pre-Approved Extra-Departmental Undergraduate Film & Media Electives

Apr 15, 2020

Fall 2020 – Pre-Approved Extra-Departmental Undergraduate Film & Media Electives

1) KOREAN 186: Introduction to Korean Cinema

*This course also satisfies the Global Media requirement under the new Film & Media curriculum

2) EALANG 105: Dynamics of Romantic Core Values in East Asian Premodern Literature and Contemporary Film

3) CHICANO 135B: Latino Narrative Film Since 1990

4) ASAMST 138: Examining the ‘Korean Wave’, Korean Pop Culture and its’ Global Reception

5) FRENCH 140D: Films of the French New Wave

*This course also satisfies the Global Media requirement under the new Film & Media curriculum

6) ITALIAN 170: The Italian Cinema: History, Genres, Authors

*Cross-listed with Film 145, also satisfies the Global Media requirement under the new Film & Media curriculum

7) NWMEDIA 190-002: Advanced Digital Animation

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The New Chair of the Department of Film & Media : Jeffrey Knapp

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Apr 10, 2020

The Department of Film & Media is pleased to announce the appointment of Jeffrey Knapp as its new Department Chair effective July 1, 2020. Jeffrey Knapp is the Eggers Professor of English at Berkeley and a Faculty Affiliate of Berkeley’s Department of Film & Media.  After undergraduate and then graduate study at Berkeley, Knapp taught at Harvard for three years before returning to Berkeley in 1990. He has received the campus’s Distinguished Teaching Award and its Faculty Service Award; he is also the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and an NEH Fellowship. Knapp has written four books: An Empire Nowhere: England and America from Utopia to The Tempest (1992); Shakespeare’s Tribe: Church, Nation, and Theater in Renaissance England (2002); Shakespeare Only (2009); and Pleasing Everyone: Mass Entertainment in Renaissance London and Golden-Age Hollywood (2017)—Knapp’s first book on film as well as literature and theater. Knapp has chaired the Berkeley English department, the campus committees on Privilege and Tenure and on the Budget and Interdepartmental Relations, and the UC system-wide Committee on Academic Personnel, so he brings a wealth of administrative experience that will put the department in good hands for the next three years.

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Pre-Approved Extra-Departmental Undergraduate Film & Media Electives for Spring 2020

Oct 29, 2019

Pre-Approved Extra-Departmental Undergraduate Film & Media Electives for Spring 2020

1) Ethnic Studies 190-001: Advanced Seminar in Comparative Ethnic Studies – “Displaying Race, Displaying Culture: Exhibitions, Film, Photography”

2) African American Studies 142AC: Race and American Film

3) Italian 170: The Italian Cinema: History, Genres, Authors – Crisis, Comedy, and Identity in Italian Film of the Diaspora

4) Near Eastern Studies 165: Film and Fiction of Iran

5) Ethnic Studies 122AC: Ethnicity and Race in Contemporary American Films

6) Native American Studies 158: Native Americans and the Cinema

7) Gender and Women’s Studies C146B 1: Cultural Representations of Sexualities: Queer Visual Culture

8) Art 160-002: Special Topics in Visual Studies – Advanced Digital Media: Lights That See Us

9) German 160K: Politics and Culture in 20th-Century Germany: The Weimar Republic: Politics and Culture 1918-1933 – Berlin/Hollywood: Cinema and the Modern Experience

10) Art 174: Advanced Digital Video

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NOW ACCEPTING APPLICANTS: Assistant Professor – Critical Race Theory and Media – Department of Film & Media

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Oct 23, 2019

The Department of Film & Media is now accepting applications for the position of Assistant Professor, Critical Race Theory and Media.

If you’re interested in applying, follow this link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/JPF02235

 

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POSTPONED Spring 2020 Film & Media Department Commencement Ceremony

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Sep 17, 2019

Due to the COVID – 19 pandemic, the Spring 2020 Film & Media Department Commencement Ceremony that was planned to take place Thursday, May 21st in Zellerbach Auditorium has been postponed. More updates to follow. 

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Pre-Approved Extra-Departmental Undergraduate Film & Media Elective Courses for Fall 2019

Jul 22, 2019

Pre-Approved Film Electives for Fall 2019

1) English 166, section 002: Literature in the Century of Film

https://classes.berkeley.edu/content/2019-fall-english-166-002-lec-002

2) SSeasn 120, section 001: Film, Visual Media, and Spectatorship Practices in Modern South Asia

https://classes.berkeley.edu/content/2019-fall-sseasn-120-001-lec-001

3) Chicano 135B, section 001: Latino Narrative Film Since 1990

https://classes.berkeley.edu/content/2019-fall-chicano-135b-001-lec-001

4) EALANG 181, section 001: East Asian Film

https://classes.berkeley.edu/content/2019-fall-ealang-181-001-lec-001

5) NESTUD 190E, section 001: Special Topics in Fields of Near Eastern Studies: “Introduction to Reel Arabs”

https://classes.berkeley.edu/content/2019-fall-nestud-190e-001-lec-001

6) English 165, section 001: Utopian and (mostly) Dystopian Movies

https://classes.berkeley.edu/content/2019-fall-english-165-001-sem-001

7) French 170, section 001: French films: “Introduction to Film Cinema”

https://classes.berkeley.edu/content/2019-fall-french-170-001-lec-001

8) Chinese 172, section 001: Contemporary Chinese Language Cinema

https://classes.berkeley.edu/content/2019-fall-chinese-172-001-lec-001

9) Art 171, section 001: Foundations of Digital Video

https://classes.berkeley.edu/content/2019-fall-art-171-001-std-001

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Save the Date – 2019 Commencement Ceremony

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Nov 13, 2018

Save the Date!

The Film & Media Department Commencement Ceremony will take place on Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019 at 2:00PM in Zellerbach Auditorium.

More info to follow.

 

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Pre-Approved Extra-Departmental Undergraduate Film & Media Elective Courses for Spring 2019

Nov 6, 2018

Pre-Approved Film Electives for Spring 2019

1) German 186 – Transnational Cinemas: Situating Spectatorship in the Digital Era

https://classes.berkeley.edu/content/2019-spring-german-186-001-lec-001

2) English 190 – 013 – Sixties Cinema

https://classes.berkeley.edu/content/2019-spring-english-190-013-sem-013

3) Korean 186 – Introduction to Korean Cinema

https://classes.berkeley.edu/content/2019-spring-korean-186-001-lec-001

4) Italian 170 – The Italian Cinema: History, Genres, Authors

https://classes.berkeley.edu/content/2019-spring-italian-170-001-lec-001

5) French 177A – History and Criticism of Film

https://classes.berkeley.edu/content/2019-spring-french-177a-001-lec-001

6) Chicano 135C – Latino Documentary Film

https://classes.berkeley.edu/content/2019-spring-chicano-135c-001-lec-001

7) Africam 142AC – Race and American Film

https://classes.berkeley.edu/content/2019-spring-africam-142ac-001-lec-001

8) English 190 – 014 –The Classic Western and Then Some

https://classes.berkeley.edu/content/2019-spring-english-190-014-sem-014

9) English 173 – The Language and Literature of Films

https://classes.berkeley.edu/content/2019-spring-english-173-001-lec-001

10) Scandin 114 – Studies in Drama and Film

https://classes.berkeley.edu/content/2019-spring-scandin-115-001-lec-001

11) Art 174 – Advanced Digital Video

https://classes.berkeley.edu/content/2019-spring-art-174-001-lec-001

 

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