Course Catalog - 2021-2022

     

FILM 373 - SURVEY OF AMER FILM & CULTURE

Long Title: SURVEY OF AMERICAN FILM AND CULTURE
Department: Visual and Dramatic Arts
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Course Type: Seminar
Distribution Group: Distribution Group I
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Description: A course that explores the history of cinema in the U.S. from its origins to the present day. This course will examine the development of narrative, sound, the classical Hollywood form and style; film genres; the emergence of television; the influence of postwar “art cinemas”; the origins of the blockbuster; and the status of Hollywood as “global cinema.” Cross-list: ENGL 373, HART 380.
Course URL: http://www.english.rice.edu