FILM3903Film Theory (Cross-Listed: ENGL 3903)3 ch (3C) [W]

This course introduces students to the major debates in the field of film theory, including (but not limited to): Early Silent Film Theory, the Soviet Montage-Theorists, Russian Formalism and the Bakhtin School, the Historical Avant-gardes, French Auteur Theory and its Americanization, Third World Film and Theory, Genre and Authorship, Marxist film theory, Spectatorship, Feminist Film Theory, Cognitive and Analytic Theory, Postcolonial Film Theory, and Race and Ethnicity in Cinema. NOTE: Students can obtain credit for only one of ENGL 3193, ENGL 3903, and FILM 3903