FIVE COLLEGE FILM & VIDEO COURSE GUIDE
SUMMER 2010
(Updated3/5/2010)

Courses offered through UMass Amherst Continuing Education.
Note:  Refund and class swap policies differ from UMass regular session courses.
            Please see www.UMassULearn.net for more information. 
Enrollment begins March 15, 2010.

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ANTHRO 106  CULTURE THROUGH FILM
CPE Summer Session 3 (7/14-8/17)                              Meets: Online
Gen Ed: 'SB G'                                                              Fee/Credit:              $353.00 (4 credits)
60568, Lecture 1
Instructor: Julie Skogsbergh                                           Email: jskogsbergh@anthro.umass.edu
Exploration of different societies and cultures, and of the field of cultural anthropology, through the medium of film. Ethnographic and documentary films; focus on gender roles, ethnicity, race, class, religion, politics and social change.

FRENCHST 353 AFRICAN FILM
Session: CPE Summer Session 3 (7/14-8/17)                  Meets: Online
Gen Ed: 'AT G'                                                                   Fee/Credit:              $353.00 (3 credits)
60649, Lecture 1
Instructor: Patrick Mensah                                                Email: pmensah@frital.umass.edu
Course taught in English. Histories and development of African Francophone and Caribbean film, from its inception to the present day. The sociocultural, economic, and political forces and imperatives defining its forms and directions. Questions this work raises in film aesthetics and theory as a whole. Screenings and analysis of films by Sembene, Achkar, Kabore, Mweze, Cisse, Drabo, Bekolo, Teno, Peck, Palcy, Lara, Haas, and others.

JOURNAL 395F  REVIEWING MUSIC AND MOVIES
CPE Summer Session 3 (7/14-8/17)                  Meets: Online
60700, Lecture 1                                              Fee/Credit:              $380.00 (3 credits)
Instructor: Carl Vigeland                                       Email: cvigelan@journ.umass.edu

Focuses on two arts, music and movies, both of which offer students opportunities for practice in reviewing and feature-writing as well as a chance to explore a rich body of books and articles. Three papers: a general one about arts criticism, a review of a film, a feature about a musician; and extensive essay and book readings will be supplemented by periodic newspaper and magazine selections, and our online discussion will be augmented by film and audio clips. For more information about the instructor please visit www.carlvigeland.com. Part of the Certificate of Journalism (offered online) but open to all.