Courses / Graduate

Fall 2014

  • Film Studies Proseminar

    Film 203 | CCN: 31849

    Kristen Whissel

    2-4 Units

     This seminar will address matters related to professionalization within the discipline as well as the degree requirements for the Ph.D. in Film & Media. Each week, we will meet to discuss a specific topic, including the Qualifying Exam, QE fields and lists, writing the dissertation prospectus, researching and writing the dissertation, publishing articles in peer-reviewed scholarly journals, the job market, writing job application letters, the job interview and campus visit, turning a dissertation into a book, university presses and how to approach university press editors (and what they are looking for); and tenure. Classes will be organized around presentations, workshops, and discussion.