SAC 366 - Topics in Film, Television and Popular Culture
Fall 2018, Section 001 - Adaptations
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Screen Arts and Cultures (SAC)
Department: LSA Film, Television, and Media
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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.
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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)
 In Person
MW 1:00PM - 2:30PM
002 (LAB)
 In Person
Tu 4:00PM - 7:00PM

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