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New Brunswick/Piscataway Undergraduate Catalog 2005-2007 Programs of Study For Liberal Arts Students Programs, Faculty, and Courses English Courses (354)  

Courses (354)

01:354:201Introduction to Film (3) Film study, with emphasis on basic concepts of film analysis (narrative, editing, mise-en-scéne, sound) and the historical development of cinema as an institution.
01:354:202Introduction to Film (3) Film study, with emphasis on commercial cinema as an institution (genres, directors, stars) and on nonnarrative types of film (documentary, experimental).
01:354:210Close Readings of Cinema (3) Formal analyses of six or seven individual films; emphasis on visual track, sound track, and scenario-narrative construction.
01:354:308Screenwriting (3) Nature and theory of the screenplay; practice in writing for the screen, from short scenes to longer projects.
01:354:312Cinema and the Arts (3) Relationship between film and aesthetic movements in literature and the arts, such as expressionism, cubism, futurism, constructivism, and surrealism.
01:354:315American Cinema I (3) American film from the silent period to 1940; emphasis on the development of American cinema both as a social institution and a symbolic form.
01:354:316American Cinema II (3) American film from 1940 to the present; emphasis on the height of the Hollywood studio and its decline in the late 1950s and 1960s.
01:354:320World Cinema I (3) Developments in French, Italian, British, Russian, and other national cinemas from 1896 to World War II; also examines cross-influences between foreign and American cinema. Credit not given for both this course and 01:195:320.
01:354:321World Cinema II (3) Developments in French, Italian, British, Russian, Japanese, and other national cinemas after World War II; also examines cross-influences between foreign and American cinema. Credit not given for both this course and 01:195:321.
01:354:330,331Critical Methodology in Film (3,3) Critical methodology, reviewing genre theory, theories of authorship, Marxist, feminist, cultural-materialist, and psychoanalytic criticism as applied to film.
01:354:350,351Major Filmmakers (3,3) Questions of meaning in film through the work of such major directors as Ford, Renoir, Hawks, Ophuls, Bergman, Mizoguchi, and Hitchcock.
01:354:370Film Genres (3) Analysis of film genres, such as the western, comedy, horror film, film noir, the musical; theory of genre; history of genre criticism. May cover more than one genre.
01:354:373The Documentary (3) History, theory, and practice of documentary film, including ethnographic film, propaganda, newsreel, direct cinema, video verite, social activist film, postmodern documentary, and antidocumentary.
01:354:375Film and Society (3) Analysis of films in their sociopolitical contexts, including issues of race, class, and gender; relation between film as artform and the politics of culture.
01:354:385Theories of Women and Film (3) Basic concepts in feminist film theory; the female voice in cinema; representations of women in classical Hollywood film; films made by women.
01:354:391,392Special Topics in Film Studies (3,3) Intensive study of a particular national cinema, period in film history, studio, or genre. Sections designed by individual instructors; consult departmental announcement.
01:354:420Seminar: Film Theory (3) Major developments in film theory from the silent era to the present; writings on film by Eisenstein, Kracauer, Bazin, Metz, Barthes, and others; practice in using different methods to analyze films.
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