FILMVID 601 - Seminar in Film Historiography
Winter 2006, Section 001
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is (see other Sections below)
Subject: Film and Video Studies (FILMVID)
Department: LSA Film, Television, and Media
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With permission of instructor.
Lab Fee:
Advisory Prerequisites:
FILMVID 350 and 360, and Graduate standing.
May not be repeated for credit.
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An examination of the process and progress of film historical research and writing. Students will read, with a critical eye, historical arguments in various areas of film history: aesthetic, technological, business, and social history. This seminar will use one or more specific productive “problems” that (such as the advent of the star system, the coming of sound, the rise of independent production, the development of exhibition practice) as the focus or case study for considering diverse methods relied upon by historians in conceptualizing processes of determination and historical causality in relation to film production and reception. Students will do extensive research with primary materials.


FILMVID 601 - Seminar in Film Historiography
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001 (LEC)
 In Person
F 2:00PM - 5:00PM
002 (LAB)
 In Person
F 10:00AM - 1:00PM

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