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Film and Media

Fall 2017 Courses

August 28 - December 23

 

FI 203 African-American Film Culture
3 credits In-state $585 Out-of-state $1,758
African-American Film Culture broadly surveys the complex intersections between film culture and African-American society from the late 19th century to the present. The course will examine the various ways African Americans have both contributed to and been imaged by cinema in its various forms—both within and outside of Hollywood filmmaking— while also exploring larger issues of aesthetics and identity. (G7: Humanities)

CRN Section Day Time Location
30492 35A W 6:30 pm-10:20 pm D207


FI 246 Italian Cinema
3 credits In-state $585 Out-of-state $1,758
This course is cross-listed with IT 251/MC 251. This course introduces students to the world of Italian cinema. They survey some of the defining elements of Italian cinema, from its inception to contemporary Italian cinematic practices. Screenings include neorealist masterpieces, cinema d'autore, commedia all'italiana, spaghetti Westerns, and contemporary Italian films. This course is taught in English. (G6: The Arts; G7: Humanities).

CRN Section Day Time Location
29303 35A M 6:30 pm-10:20 pm D207


FI 300 Digital Storytelling: Creating a Web Series
3 credits In-state $834 Out-of-state $2,523
This course focuses on serialized storytelling using images, audio, and text to exploit the Web's unlimited potential as a platform for engaging and compelling stories. Students develop a vocabulary for critical analysis of current practices and build on their existing knowledge of production tools to create their own Web series. (G6: Arts)

CRN Section Day Time Location
30493 85A W 6:30 pm-10:20 pm D206


FI 324 The Romantic Comedy
3 credits In-state $834 Out-of-state $2,523
This course surveys romantic comedy from the early sound era to the present, considering how cultural anxieties about gender, class, and marriage influenced the representation of sex, love, and courtship rituals; interrelations between stardom and authorship; and the changing nature of cinematic sexuality after World War II. (G7: Humanities)

CRN Section Day Time Location
30404 85A R 6:30 pm-10:20 pm D207
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