Oukaderova

What is cinema? Classic Readings of Classic Films (4 cr.)

Using a variety of readings now considered classics as our guide, this class will look closely at a broad range of films and film movements discussed by critics and theorists such as Rudolf Amheim, Jean Epstein, Sergei Fisenstein, Walter Benjamin and Andre Bazin. Graduate students will be assigned additional readings and will be required to write a substantial research paper (20-25 pages).
Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: HART 361. Mutually Exclusive: Credit cannot be earned for HART 561 and HART 361.

What is cinema? Classic Readings of Classic Films (4 cr.)

Using a variety of readings now considered classics as our guide, this class will look closely at a broad range of films and film movements discussed by critics and theorists such as Rudolf Amheim, Jean Epstein, Sergei Fisenstein, Walter Benjamin and Andre Bazin.
Cross-list: FILM 361, Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: HART 561. Mutually Exclusive: Credit cannot be earned for HART 361 and HART 561.

Cinema and the City

This class explores representations of the city in 20th century European and American cinema.  Central concerns will include the city as cinematic protagonist, parallels between urban and cinematic space, and the intertwined histories of both film and urban design over the last century.  Cross-list: ASIA 355, FILM 336

Post-War European Cinema (4 cr.)

This class surveys major developments in European cinema from the late 1940s to the late 1960s.
Our study will include such movements as Italian Neorealism, German Rubble Films, French New Wave, and Soviet cinema in the Thaw. Particular attention will be paid to such issues as cinema and post-war reconstruction, memory and nation, and body and space.

Post-War European Cinema (4 cr.)

This class surveys major developments in European cinema from the late 1940s to the late 1960s.
Our study will include such movements as Italian Neorealism, German Rubble Films, French New Wave, and Soviet cinema in the Thaw. Particular attention will be paid to such issues as cinema and post-war reconstruction, memory and nation, and body and space.
Graduate Equivalency: HART 588

Place and Memory in Middle Eastern and European Cinema (4 cr.)

This seminar focuses on cinematic explorations of and preoccupations with the notion of place. Screenings include iconic and lesser- known films from Europe and the Middle East that offer diverse lenses and contexts (love, family, landscapes, borders, trauma, exile) through which we will examine questions of real and imagined place and the politics of memory.
Undergraduate equivalency: HART 391
Cross-list: FILM 378, ANTH 378/578

Place and Memory in Middle Eastern and European Cinema (4 cr.)

This seminar focuses on cinematic explorations of and preoccupations with the notion of place. Screenings include iconic and lesser- known films from Europe and the Middle East that offer diverse lenses and contexts (love, family, landscapes, borders, trauma, exile) through which we will examine questions of real and imagined place and the politics of memory.
Graduate equivalency: HART 691
Cross-list: FILM 378, ANTH 378/578