Fall 2014

Film and Writing

Listed in: English, as ENGL-180  |  Film and Media Studies, as FAMS-110

Formerly listed as: ENGL-01  |  FAMS-10

Moodle site: Course


Kalisha R. Cornett (Section 01)


(Offered as ENGL 180 and FAMS 110.)  A first course in reading films and writing about them. A varied selection of films for study and criticism, partly to illustrate the main elements of film language and partly to pose challenging texts for reading and writing. Frequent short papers. Two 80-minute class meetings and two screenings per week.

Limited to 25 students.  Fall semester:  Dean's Faculty Fellow Cornett.  Spring semester:  Visiting Professor Pritchett.

If Overenrolled: Preference will be given to first-year students.


Writing attentive


2015-16: Offered in Fall 2015 and Spring 2016
Other years: Offered in Spring 2008, Spring 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Fall 2011, Spring 2012, Fall 2012, Spring 2013, Fall 2013, Spring 2014, Fall 2014, Spring 2015, Fall 2016