SAC 331 - Film Genres and Types
Section: 001 The Horror Film After Psycho
Term: FA 2007
Subject: Screen Arts and Cultures (SAC)
Department: LSA Screen Arts & Cultures
Requirements & Distribution:
With permission of instructor.
Advisory Prerequisites:
FILMVID 236 or SAC 236.
May be repeated for a maximum of 9 credit(s). May be elected more than once in the same term.
Primary Instructor:

This class provides an historical survey of the American horror film after 1960, and examines the cultural and industrial forces which helped to shape it. Towards that end, the course’s required materials will include readings on the cultural history of the American horror film, as well as more theoretical work on a range of possible spectatorial responses to the genre— from masochistic identification with generic victims, to sadistic investment in the monster’s vile deeds. Throughout, we will maintain a consistent focus on issues of gender and sexuality as they are defined and activated within the genre.

SAC 331 - Film Genres and Types
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
TuTh 2:30PM - 4:00PM
002 (LAB)
W 4:00PM - 6:00PM
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