Courses / Undergraduate

Summer 2016

  • The Craft of Writing: Contemporary International Horror

    R1B - 001 | CCN: 28202

    Instructor: Katherine Guerra

    Monstrosity has long functioned as a trope in horror narratives to question and investigate tacit assumptions about the human. Understanding the monstrous involves establishing the dominant or “norm” against which monstrosity is defined, framing the monstrous as... More
  • Film and Media Cultures

    20 | CCN: 28205

    Instructor: Lisa Jacobson

    What can we learn about culture and society through the various media with which we interact on a daily basis? This course introduces students to theories and methods in the scholarly study of media, including print media... More
  • The History of Film – Sound Era

    25B | CCN: 28206

    Instructor: Avy Valladares

    “Cinema gestated in Sight, and was born into Sound.” – Walter Murch, Foreword to Audio-Vision Why study the history of cinema, and how has contemporary cinema developed out of that history? Walter Benjamin claimed that “every image of the... More
  • An Introduction to Film for Nonmajors

    50 | CCN: 28210

    Instructor: Emily West

    This course offers casual movie-goers and seasoned cinephiles alike an occasion to (re)discover the pleasures of the film medium. Open to students from any department, with any level of experience watching films critically, this course provides an... More
  • Film Genre: Game of Thrones

    108 - 001 | CCN: 28212

    Instructor: Justin Vaccaro

    Game of Thrones is a worldwide phenomenon. Derived from a series of bestselling novels, it is one of the most popular shows on television, the most pirated show on the web, and a critical darling, courting both... More
  • Documentary Film

    128 | CCN: 28216

    Instructor: Jennifer Blaylock

    The primary purpose of this course is to give an overview of the history and theory of documentary film. Yet recognizing that documentary is one of many non-fiction filmmaking practices, our course will seek to understand and... More
  • History of Avant-Garde Film

    129 | CCN: 28220

    Instructor: Eileen Jones

    This course is a survey of the rich history and aesthetics of the international film Avant-Garde from the 1920s to the present. The course explores the development of a range of experimental film forms and practices, situating... More