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FIST 331 002 (Seminar)

Studies in Film Theory

A seminar introducing the many theoretical approaches to film: formalist, historical, Marxist, psychoanalytic, semiotic, and structuralist.

This course is eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. To determine whether you can take this course for Credit/D/Fail grading, visit the Credit/D/Fail website. You must register in the course before you can select the Credit/D/Fail grading option.

Credits: 3

Location: Vancouver

Term 1 (Sep 08, 2020 to Dec 03, 2020)

Cr/D/F Grading Change Dates

Last day to change between Credit/D/Fail and percentage grading (grading options cannot be changed after this date): September 21, 2020


Withdrawal Dates
Last day to withdraw without a W standing : September 21, 2020
Last day to withdraw with a W standing
(course cannot be dropped after this date) :
October 30, 2020

TermDay Start TimeEnd TimeBuildingRoom
1 Tue10:0011:30
1 Thu11:0012:30
Instructor: EVANS, CHRISTINE
Note: this section is blocked from registration. Check the comments for details or contact the department for further details.

Seat Summary
Total Seats Remaining:0
Currently Registered:25
General Seats Remaining:0
Restricted Seats Remaining*:0
    *These seats are reserved for students who meet one of the following sets of restrictions:
 
  1. with one of these specializations: HON FIST,MAJ FIST,MIN FIST
-  If this section if FULL or BLOCKED please sign up for the corresponding wait list section - FIST 331, Section WL2. Once you have registered in the wait list there is no need to contact the Department. Your registration will be switched to the parent section when space becomes available. Preference may be given to Majors, Minors, or Honours students in Theatre or Film. For more information about Department of Theatre and Film wait lists please visit: http://theatrefilm.ubc.ca/undergraduate/undergraduate-courses/how-to-wait-list-a-course/
-  An introduction to classical and 1970s film theories; students engage with a metaphysics of cinema by closely reading original texts exploring realism, formalism, the Frankfurt school, film language, genre theory, apparatus theory, and suture. Winter Term 1 (September-December) sections will be held online. Classes will include a combination of synchronous (live) and asynchronous activities (such as watching recorded lectures, posting to discussion boards, or completing quizzes). By the start of term, instructors will provide their students with more information on what to expect in their individual sections.

Book Summary :
Title Reqd/Opt/Rel Author ISB
Film Theory & Criticism 8/E Required BRAUDY 9780199376896