SAC 600 - Introduction to Screen Cultures: Research and Materials
Fall 2012, Section 001
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is (see other Sections below)
Subject: Screen Arts and Cultures (SAC)
Department: LSA Film, Television, and Media
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Graduate standing.
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This seminar seeks to offer an introduction to the methods and research issues of the discipline(s) of film and media studies. We will be focusing on many theoretical and historiographical debates about media production and reception; we will address methods of textual analysis and basic concepts of film form, technique and style; industrial/critical/idealogical categories of genres (i.e. biopic, musical, horror) and generic modes (realism, melodrama, ethnographic, and exilic cinema), authorship, and stardom; aspects of the cinema as a social institution, psychological apparatus, cultural practice, and ground for identity politics. Films discussed will include works by Vittorio De Sica, Fritz Lang, Joseph L. Mankiewicz, Zhang Yimou, King Vidor, Alfred Hitchcock, and Wong Kar-Way, among others. In additon to course texts, there are other readings included in C-Tools.


SAC 600 - Introduction to Screen Cultures: Research and Materials
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
 In Person
7Graduate Standing
W 10:00AM - 1:00PM
002 (LAB)
 In Person
M 7:00PM - 10:00PM

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