SAC 366 - Topics in Film, Television and Popular Culture
Section: 001 Adaptations
Term: FA 2018
Subject: Screen Arts and Cultures (SAC)
Department: LSA Film, Television, and Media
Waitlist Capacity:
With permission of instructor.
May be repeated for a maximum of 9 credit(s). May be elected more than once in the same term.
Primary Instructor:

This course provides a critical overview of the theoretical, practical, and cultural issues related to adaptation. In addition to studying the ways that books and short stories get transformed into screenplays and movies, we will study cinema’s relation to a wide variety of media, including theater, television, comic books, and video games.

Course Requirements:

Students will be assessed based on participation, reading presentations, two adaptation exercises, two quizzes, and a final paper.

Intended Audience:

Undergraduates interested in adaptation and comparative media analysis.

Class Format:

The course will meet twice per week for ninety minute lecture/discussions, a 2-3 hour lab for viewing movies.

SAC 366 - Topics in Film, Television and Popular Culture
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
MW 1:00PM - 2:30PM
002 (LAB)
Tu 4:00PM - 7:00PM
NOTE: Data maintained by department in Wolverine Access. If no textbooks are listed below, check with the department.

ISBN: 9780813579412
Film remakes and franchises, Author: Herbert, Daniel, Publisher: Rutgers U.P 2017
ISBN: 9780571198771
Wit : a play, Author: Edson, Margaret, Publisher: Faber and Faber ca.
ISBN: 9780060976255
Understanding comics : [the invisible art], Author: McCloud, Scott., Publisher: Harper Perennial 2010
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