Fall 2022

Film and Writing

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


Amelie E. Hastie (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 class meetings and one screening per week.

Limited to 25 students. Twelve seats reserved for first-year students. Open to first-year and sophomore students. Fall semester: Professor Hastie. Spring semester: Visiting Professor L. Shapiro Sanders.

How to handle overenrollment: Preference will be given to first-year students.

Students who enroll in this course will likely encounter and be expected to engage in the following intellectual skills, modes of learning, and assessment: emphasis on written work, readings, audio-visual analysis, independent film viewing, collaborative assignments

ENGL 180 - LEC

Section 01
Tu 10:00 AM - 11:20 AM FAYE 113
Th 10:00 AM - 11:20 AM FAYE 113
Su 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM MEAD 115


Other years: Offered in Fall 2011, Spring 2012, Fall 2012, Spring 2013, Fall 2013, Spring 2014, Fall 2014, Spring 2015, Fall 2015, Spring 2016, Fall 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Fall 2018, Fall 2019, Spring 2020, Fall 2020, Fall 2021, Fall 2022, Spring 2023, Fall 2023, Spring 2025