Fall 2017

Coming to Terms: Cinema

Listed in: English, as ENGL-280  |  Film and Media Studies, as FAMS-210

Formerly listed as: ENGL-16  |  FAMS-20


Joshua M. Guilford (Section 01)


(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.  Professor Guilford.


If Overenrolled: Priority will be given to declared FAMS majors.


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2022-23: Offered in Spring 2023
Other years: Offered in Fall 2007, Fall 2008, Fall 2010, Fall 2011, Spring 2012, Fall 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Fall 2015, Fall 2016, Fall 2017, Fall 2018, Spring 2022, Fall 2023