*WINTER 2005 Film Courses (3-24 January)

Winter Session registration: 15 Nov – 3 January

See www.umasslearn.net for information and registration.

 

COMM 342 FILM HISTORY II Credits: 3

Instructor: Li Gu Email: gu@comm.umass.edu

80539 MTuWThF 12:30-3 p.m.

Key events and representative films that mark the history of motion pictures since 1950 worldwide. Emphasis on films made in the United States within the mainstream and at the margins during the last five decades. Limited enrollment; register early.

 

ENGLISH 339 FILM AND LITERATURE Credits: 3

Instructor: Laura Solomon Email: lagsolo@earthlink.com

80553 MTuWThF 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

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. Popular course, register early; don't be shut out.