Considers film history and the relations between film and history as well as pertinent theoretical approaches to historiography. Critical readings of exemplary film historical studies and careful scrutiny of films both in and as history.
Required of all Film and Visual Studies graduate students, as well as graduate students intending to declare a secondary field in Film and Visual Studies.
This course has mandatory weekly film screenings on Tuesdays from 1 to 3 pm.
Studies American westerns through appreciation of genre theory and history with emphasis on French reception. Includes films of Boetticher, Dwan, De Toth, Ford, Fuller, Hawks, Hellman, Lang, Mann, Ray, Vidor, Walsh, et al.
This course has an additional weekly film screening, Tu., 7 pm-9 pm.
Studies writing of the Renaissance in cultural and political context; includes readings of Rhétoriqueurs, Marot, Rabelais, arts poétiques, Ronsard, Pléiade and Baroque poetry, d`Aubigné, and essays by Montaigne.
Conducted in French. This course, when taken for a letter grade, meets the Core area requirement for Literature and Arts C.