Coming to Terms: Cinema

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2013
Subject Name: 

English

Course Number: 
280
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:  the cinematic image, mise en scène, montage and editing, narration in cinema, genre, authorship.  Frequent critical writing required.

Limited to 35 students.  Fall semester:  Professor Cameron.  Spring semester:  Visiting Professor Johnston.

Linked Course: 
N
Instructor Permission Required: 
Y
Crosslisted Section ID: 
ENGL-280-01,FAMS-210-01
Schedule #: 
ENGL-280-01-1213S

Course Sections

Coming to Terms: Cinema
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0

Andrew Johnston

ajohnston@amherst.edu

TTH 11:30AM-12:50PM

SMUD 205