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|CINE 3500 - Film Theory|
Explores the movement from modernist concern with the art object to postmodern concerns with subjectivity and spectatorship, race, and gender. Requires a paper using formalist analysis and later revision using cultural analysis, psychoanalysis, philosophy of perception, race studies. Also offers students an opportunity to learn research methods in cinema studies and perform a metacritical review of their own work and to present their findings from film journals, databases, Web sites, blogs. Presents the relation of perception to reality; levels of representational realness; reception theory; digitalization in its relation to movement and meaning. Seeks to enable students to recognize structures and problems for analysis in a film and to apply appropriate theoretical models to analyze these structures. Prereq. (a) CINE 1200, CINE 1895, CINE 2150, COMM 3425, or MSCR 1300 and (b) ENGW 1111, ENGW 1102, ENGL 1111, or ENGL 1102 and (c) sophomore standing or above; College of Arts, Media and Design; College of Science; and College of Social Sciences and Humanities students only.
4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours
Schedule Types: Lecture
Interdisc Studies - Arts/Media Department
CAS Core Analysis, NU Core Math/Anly Think Lvl 2, NU Core Writing Intsv in Majr, UG Col of Arts, Media & Design