Hitchcock and After

Subject Name: 
Film Studies
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Mount Holyoke College
This course will examine the films of Alfred Hitchcock and the afterlife of Hitchcock in contemporary U.S. culture. We will interpret Hitchcock films in a variety of theoretical frames, including feminist and queer theories, and in shifting historical contexts, including the Cold War. We will also devote substantial attention to the legacy of Hitchcock in remakes, imitations, and parodies. Hitchcock films may include Spellbound, Strangers on a Train, Rear Window, Vertigo, North by Northwest, Psycho, The Man Who Knew Too Much, Marnie, and The Birds; additional works by Brooks, Craven, and De Palma. Readings in film and cultural theory; screenings at least weekly.
Prereq: 4 credits in Film Studies and 4 credits in English.
Variable Credit Comments: 
meets English Department seminar requirement
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
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Course Sections

Hitchcock and After
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0 Elizabeth Young eyoung@mtholyoke.edu T 01:30PM-04:20PM;M 07:15PM-10:05PM Shattuck Hall 203;Shattuck Hall 203