Courses / Graduate

Spring 2018

  • Graduate Film Historiography

    201 | CCN: 24331

    Instructor: Anton Kaes

    The goal of this seminar is to understand film as a historical medium in transition. Approaching the history of cinema from our present perspective, we will consider the promises it once elicited and ask how the past... More
  • Graduate Topics in Film – Freud and Lacan

    240-001 | CCN: 32584

    Instructor: Mary Ann Doane

    Readings of major texts by Freud and Lacan will stress the relations between language, subjectivity, sexuality and the feminist use and/or critique of psychoanalytic concepts.  This course will analyze psychoanalysis from three perspectives: 1. as a theory... More
  • Graduate Topics in Film: Medium/Environment

    240-002 | CCN: 32626

    Instructor: Weihong Bao

    If Marshall McLuhan surprised us half a century ago 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
  • Graduate Topics in Film: Media Theories

    240-003 | CCN: 41125

    Instructor: Jacob Gaboury

    This course will offer an introduction to media theory not as a fixed disciplinary form but as a heterogeneous field of inquiry with multiple and competing origins, influences, and applications. Tracing media theory's early 20th century origins... More