Courses / Graduate

Spring 2017

  • Film Historiography

    201 | CCN: 15219

    Instructor: Kristen Whissel

    This course investigates a range of methodologies and approaches for writing film and media history from the perspective of technological and historical change. Each week we will focus on recent examples of historiography that engage with, historicize... More
  • Graduate Topics in Film: Cinephilia/Telephilia

    240 - 001 | CCN: 15221

    Instructor: Mark Sandberg

    This seminar compares the dynamics of unusual forms of attachment to film and television. While “cinephilia” has a long intellectual history that will be explored in detail, while “telephilia” has historically failed to gain traction. In readings... More
  • Graduate Topics in Film: The Time of the Image

    240 - 002 | German 265 | CCN: 32949

    Instructor: Anton Kaes

    This research seminar will focus on the photographic image and its relationship to time, movement, and memory. We aim to explore the manifold transitions between photography and cinema, from chronophotography in the 1880s and the Bauhaus experiments... More
  • Graduate Topics in Film: Medium/Environment

    240 - 003 | CCN: 33030

    Instructor: Weihong Bao

    Half a century ago, if Marshall McLuhan surprised us by conceiving the content of a medium as another medium and thus posited medium in an ecology and living environment, the terms “medium” and “environment” have undergone substantial... More