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Courses - Winter 2022
SLLC
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SLLC368C
Special Topics in Film Studies I; Digital Imaging and Storytelling in Contemporary World Cinema
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Through screenings, readings, and discussions, this asynchronous online course offers students the opportunity to examine major films (such as 300, Hero, Hugo, Hulk, Life of Pi, Minority Report, and Tron: Legacy) in terms of the narrative power of digital visual effects in contemporary world cinema. We will screen films in different genres in order to understand current artistic, critical, ideological, and theoretical debates in cinema and media studies.

Cross-listed with CINE329C. Credit only granted for: CINE329C, SLLC368C, or FILM329C.
SLLC368D
Special Topics in Film Studies I; Action, Adventure, and Spectacle Film in World Cinema
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Critical study of some of the most important examples of action, adventure, and spectacle cinema from the international and transnational perspectives. Exploration of the historical, esthetic, generic, institutional, and political significance of these films.

Cross-listed with CINE329D. Credit only granted for: CINE329D, SLLC368D, or FILM329D.
SLLC368L
Special Topics in Film Studies I; ANIMATION ON TV
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Examines the history of animated works designed specifically for the television medium.

Cross-listed with CINE319L. Credit only granted for: CINE319L, SLLC368L, or FILM319L.
SLLC368T
Special Topics in Film Studies I; Sports in Film
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Explores the intertwined global developments of sports, cinema, and politics during the 20th and 21st centuries.

Cross-listed with CINE329T. Credit only granted for: CINE329T, SLLC368T, or FILM329T.