SAC 372 - Contemporary Film Theory
Section: 003
Term: FA 2017
Subject: Screen Arts and Cultures (SAC)
Department: LSA Screen Arts & Cultures
Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
ULWR, HU
Waitlist Capacity:
unlimited
Consent:
With permission of instructor.
Lab Fee:
35.00
Advisory Prerequisites:
SAC 236.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This course examines contemporary approaches to film theory. We will explore how different theories and resulting methods of analysis built on structuralist and post-structuralist presuppositions and paradigms have influenced recent film theory and its consideration of narrative practice, the psychological experience of viewing, the construction of moving image representations, and the impact of technology on aesthetic practice.

Course Requirements:

Students will be assessed based on reading quizzes, participation, 2 papers, and a final exam.

Intended Audience:

Since this is an upper level theory course, the class is intended for SAC majors.

Class Format:

The course will meet twice per week for lectures and a 2-3 hour lab for viewing movies.

SAC 372 - Contemporary Film Theory
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
P
17910
Open
16
 
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TuTh 2:30PM - 4:00PM
002 (LAB)
 
17911
Open
23
 
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Tu 6:30PM - 9:00PM
003 (LEC)
P
18353
Open
7
 
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MW 1:00PM - 2:30PM
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