Coming to Terms: Cinema

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2015
Subject Name: 
Film & Media Studies
Course Number: 
210
Institution: 
Amherst College

(Offered as ENGL 280 and FAMS 210.)  An introduction to cinema studies through consideration of a few critical and descriptive terms, together with a selection of various films (classic and contemporary, foreign and American) for illustration and discussion.  The terms for discussion will include, among others:  mise-en-scène, montage, realism, visual pleasure, and the avant-garde.  Two class meetings and one screening per week.


Limited to 35 students.  Fall semester.  Visiting Professor Guilford.

Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Crosslisted Section ID: 
FAMS-210-01,ENGL-280-01
Schedule #: 
FAMS-210-01-1516F

Course Sections

Coming to Terms: Cinema
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0 Joshua Guilford jguilford@amherst.edu TTH 11:30AM-12:50PM; M 07:00PM-10:00PM FAYE 113; FAYE 117