International Cinema Studies: French New Wave

Fall 2023 > Humanities & Social Sciences > ENGL.3411 > 061

Course No: ENGL.3411-061; SIS Class Nbr: 8545; SIS Term: 3310
Course Status: Registration Closed

Course Description

This course will introduce students to the aesthetic and theoretical qualities that define the New Wave movement in French cinema, focusing on major directors, performers, and composers associated with the New Wave. Through the close intertextual comparison of a range of films contextualized through the historical lens of 1960s Paris, students will develop sophisticated analyses that combine elements of film theory and cultural studies. This semester, we will read contemporary criticism, manifestos, mid-century French philosophy, and secondary scholarly studies to ground our discussions and writing in appropriate historical and theoretical context.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Prerequisites: ENGL 1020 College Writing II, or permission of instructor.
  • Core Codes: AH, FLST, FRENCH
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: Thomas Hersey
  • Textbook Information

When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • 2023 Fall: Sep 06 to Nov 12
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Tuition: $1140
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester registration fee for credit courses.

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