Spring 2014

Foundations and Integrations:  Film and Media Studies

Listed in: Art and the History of Art, as ARHA-272  |  English, as ENGL-281  |  Film and Media Studies, as FAMS-220


Amelie E. Hastie (Section 01)
Chris Mason Johnson (Section 01)


(Offered as ENGL 281, FAMS 220, and ARHA 272.)  “Foundations and Integrations” will be an annual team-taught course between a Critical Studies scholar and moving-image artist.  A requirement of the Film and Media Studies major, it will build on critical analysis of moving images and introductory production work to develop an integrated critical and creative practice.  Focused in particular around themes and concepts, students will develop ideas in both written and visual form.  The theme for spring 2013 will be “Film and Inner Life.”

Requisites:  A foundations course in Critical Studies of Film and Media (such as “Coming to Terms: Cinema”) and an introductory film/video production workshop. Not open to first-year students.  Limited to 15 students.  Spring semester.  Professor Hastie and Visiting Lecturer Johnson.

If Overenrolled: Priority will be given to Film and Media Studies majors; priority will secondly be given to English and Art majors.


Artistic Practice


2022-23: Not offered
Other years: Offered in Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2016, Spring 2017