WINTER 2002 UMASS
FILM & VIDEO COURSE GUIDE
Note: Winter session courses are offered through UMASS Continuing Education. For more info visit their website at http://www.umass.edu/continued
Registration begins November 5, 2001.
Classes run Wednesday, January 2-Thursday, January 24, 2002
ART 230 Photography I
Introduction to photographic tools and methods. The balance between self-inquiry and the importance of process and materials as vehicles of meaning. Theory explored through class critiques and slide presentations. Photography examined and discussed both from a personal point of view and in its wider cultural context. A 35mm camera is required for the course. Materials average $100 and a substantial time commitment is required. Capacity limited. 3 credits. $150 per credit.
150310, lec 1, M-F 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. -- BART 51
COMM 342 History of Film II
Key events and representative films that mark the history of motion pictures since 1950 worldwide. Emphasis on films made in the United States, with particular attention to notions of family and "Americanism" as demonstrated in films produced within the mainstream and at the margins during the last five decades. 3 credits. $150 per credit.
150947, lec 1, M-F 12:30-3 p.m. -- SC 108
ENGL 339 Film and Literature
Film-works as extensions, continuations, syntheses, and reconstitutions of cultural and artistic traditions. The historical, formal, and aesthetic relationships between literature and the cinema. Emphasis on problems raised in literary aesthetics as a result of film. Prerequisite: ENGLWP 112 or equivalent. 3 credits. $150 per credit.
151759, lec 1, M-F 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. -- DKSN 112