Courses / Graduate

Spring 2023

  • Graduate Film Theory Seminar

    200 001 | CCN: 24575

    Instructor: Anne Nesbet

    Location: Dwinelle 226

    Date and Time: TU 9:00am - 11:59am

    This seminar will examine both traditional and recent critical approaches to a systematic and historical study of film. Although we will emphasize contemporary structuralist-semiotic, psychoanalytical, and socio-critical methods, we will also study the classical debates in film... More
  • Graduate Topics in Film – What is Sex?

    240 001 | CCN: 26999

    Instructor: Damon R Young

    Location: Dwinelle 226

    Date and Time: F 1:00pm - 3:59pm

    Depending on the context, “sex” might name a set of acts (defined between institutions of medicine and the law); a genre of relationality; or an idea and ideology of the biological division of the species. Sex is... More
  • Graduate Topics in Film – Cinema of Crisis

    240 002 | CCN: 27000

    Instructor: Anton J Kaes

    Location: Dwinelle 226

    Date and Time: M 1:00pm - 3:59pm

    The seminar looks at German cinema between 1929 and 1934 through the lens of philosophical writings about crisis — economic, political, and cultural. We will analyze selected films from the pivotal years before and after the... More
  • Dissertation Writing Seminar

    FRENCH 297 001 - SEM 001 | CCN: 33871

    Instructor: Damon Young

    Location: Dwinelle 226

    Date and Time: TH 2:00 pm - 4:59 pm

    Students having completed doctoral qualifying examinations and now working on a dissertation or prospectus will undertake a structured process leading to the completion of a finished piece of work, in most cases a dissertation chapter. Each week... More