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UB Undergraduate Academic Schedule: Spring 2021

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ENG 440SEM - Film Theory
Film Theory SHI Enrollment Information (not real time - data refreshed nightly)
Class #:   22164   Enrollment Capacity:   30
Section:   SHI   Enrollment Total:   24
Credits:   3.00 credits   Seats Available:   6
Dates:   02/01/2021 - 05/07/2021   Status:   OPEN
Days, Time:   T , 3:55 PM - 6:35 PM
Room:   Remote view map
Location:   Remote      
  Course Description
This course examines film theories of realism, formalism, semiotics, psychoanalysis, feminism, structuralism, post-structuralism, cognitive criticism, as well as recent discourses on film phenomenology and ?cinema of the body.? The course addresses classical and contemporary film paradigms through the interaction between Moving Image and Senses, Body and Mind, emphasizing such metaphors of filmic experience as Window and Frame, Door and Screen, Mirror and Face. Assigned readings include selections from the writings of Bazin, Eisenstein, Baudry, Metz, Balasz, Gunning, Arnheim, Mulvey, Bordwell, Deleuze, Marks, and Sobchack, among others.
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