Fall 2011

Coming to Terms: Cinema

Listed in: English, as ENGL-280  |  Film and Media Studies, as FAMS-210

Formerly listed as: ENGL-16  |  FAMS-20


John Cameron (Section 01)


(Offered as ENGL 280 and FAMS 210.)  An introduction to cinema studies through consideration of a few critical and descriptive terms, together with a selection of various films (classic and contemporary, foreign and American) for illustration and discussion.  The terms for discussion will include, among others:  the cinematic image, mise en scène, montage and editing, narration in cinema, genre, authorship.  Frequent critical writing required.

Limited to 35 students.  Fall semester:  Professor Cameron.  Spring semester:  Visiting Professor Johnston.

If Overenrolled: Priority will be given to declared FAMS majors.


2015-16: Offered in Fall 2015
Other years: Offered in Fall 2007, Fall 2008, Fall 2010, Fall 2011, Spring 2012, Fall 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015