Joanne Clarke Dillman
Examines contemporary and classical films in order to explore how they might disclose different dimensions of human meaning, value, virtue or their opposites. Analyzes how film has become a major part of twentieth-century existence, experience and expression. Views, discusses and analyzes selected films.
This course uses the genre of science fiction to interrogate human values and their cinematic depiction. This is an upper level course. The ideal student will have taken one or more film or media courses before this one.
Student learning goals
General method of instruction
lecture, film viewing, class discussion
Reading assignments on time, viewing films as they are scheduled, participation in class and turning in written work on time.
Class assignments and grading