Hollywood Film, Div & Adptn

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2013
Subject Name: 

Communication

Course Number: 
494AB
Institution: 
UMass Amherst
This course aims to inspire the development of a critical vocabulary for analysis of the formal
conventions of film, especially as they bear on literary discourse. In addition, this course will focus on cinematic and literary works that articulate or express specific notions of American identity in terms of race, class, and gender. This class will look specifically at how the film industry negotiates specific literary narratives about identity within American society as a means of adapting the texts to the big screen. Satisfies the Integrative Experience requirement for BA-Comm majors.
Comments: 
Open to Senior and Junior Communication majors only. Students who have previously taken COMM 497AB should not enroll in this course. This course serves as an Integrative Experience (IE) requirement for BA-COMM majors.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Schedule #: 
31910

Course Sections

Hollywood Film, Div & Adptn
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 3.0

Demetria Shabazz

TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM