Course Schedule - Fall Semester 2021

     

RELI 215 001 (CRN: 12666)

MYSTIC CINEMA

Long Title: MYSTIC CINEMA: KABBALAH IN FILM
Department: Religion
Instructor: Ogren, Brian E.
Meeting: 1:00PM - 3:30PM M SEW 303 (23-AUG-2021 - 3-DEC-2021) 
Session: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Distribution Group: Distribution Group I
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Section Max Enrollment: 15
Section Enrolled: 2
Total Cross-list Max Enrollment: 15
Total Cross-list Enrolled: 6
Enrollment data as of: 23-OCT-2021 3:57PM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: No Final Exam
Final Exam Time:
10-DEC-2021  
7:00PM - 10:00PM F TBA TBA
 
Description: This course explores uses by the film industry of ideas drawn from Jewish mysticism. We will examine themes such as monsters, spirits, numerology and the paranormal, as portrayed in classic film and through to contemporary Hollywood. Emphasis will be placed on the medieval textual and folkloric traditions behind such portrayals. Cross-list: FILM 215. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for RELI 215 if student has credit for FILM 114/FSEM 141/RELI 114.