Fall 2017

Course Number Title Course Description Instructor
AMI 101 INTRO ARTS OF THE MOVING IMAGE Examination of critical concepts in arts of the moving image from various perspectives. Spanning... McCarty, Lisa
AMI 199 LGBTQ/QUEER CINEMA This class investigates LGBTQ identities, communities and relationships pre, post, and during the... Staff, Departmental
AMI 201 INTRO TO FILM STUDIES Basic film theory and history of motion picture technology. Introduction to experimental,... Hadjioannou, Markos
AMI 202 HISTORY OF DOCUMENTARY FILM Introduction to the history, theory, and styles of nonfiction film and video. Transformation in... Price, Karen
AMI 210 FILM GENRES A historical survey of motion picture genre as a stylistic and narrative device, including comedy,... Staff, Departmental
AMI 214S DOCUMENTING BLACK EXPERIENCES Interpretations of the black diaspora in documentary film from slavery to the present.... Tyson, Timothy
AMI 218FS DOCUMENTING PALESTINE Considers the documentary record of Palestine in photography, film, and oral history. From early... Kalow, Nancy
AMI 230S SOUND, MUSIC, & MOVING IMAGE Introduction to film studies with emphasis on uses and functions of sound, film music, sound and... Waeber, Jacqueline
AMI 240S COLD WAR CULTURE Drawing on oral and written history, memoirs, film, fiction, and essays in anthropology and... Holmgren, Beth
AMI 246S SOCIAL MOVEMENTS/SOCIAL MEDIA Examines uses and abuses of social media by social movements. Interested in a broader historical... Mottahedeh, Negar
AMI 250 MODERN CHINESE CINEMA Films, documentaries, television series, and soap operas produced in Mainland China in the post-Mao... Hong, Guo-Juin
AMI 250 MODERN CHINESE CINEMA Films, documentaries, television series, and soap operas produced in Mainland China in the post-Mao... Hong, Guo-Juin
AMI 253 INDIAN CINEMA Sources of vitality in twentieth-century Indian cinema. The resilience of popular cinema in the... Khanna, Satendra
AMI 264 RUSSIAN REVOLU CINEMA The origins and development of the revolutionary and experimental cinema in Russia during the last... Miller, Martin
AMI 268 CHINESE IM/MIGRATION Comparative examination of contemporary China's "floating population" of migrant labor, and of... Rojas, Carlos
AMI 290S SPECIAL TOPICS IN FILM STUDIES Seminar version of Arts of the Moving Image 290. Instructor: Staff Salvatella De Prada, Raquel
AMI 290S SPECIAL TOPICS IN FILM STUDIES Seminar version of Arts of the Moving Image 290. Instructor: Staff Stadler, John
AMI 298S POLISH CINEMA Explores the films of four famous Polish directors Andrzej Wajda, Andrzej Munk, Krzysztof Kie... Holmgren, Beth
AMI 301S MOVING IMAGE PRACTICE Film and digital video production in conjunction with the history and theory of these technologies... Cunningham, Alex
AMI 305S SCREENWRITING Advanced writing projects for feature film. Study of existing scripts and videos, application of... Bell, Neal
AMI 306S WRITING THE MOVIE Theory and practice of the process of writing for the screen. Exploration of visual storytelling;... Russing, Cole
AMI 306S WRITING THE MOVIE Theory and practice of the process of writing for the screen. Exploration of visual storytelling;... Russing, Cole
AMI 308S HASHTAGS MEMES, DIGITAL TRIBES Tracks digital life and creative expression of groups online in a close study of images, captions... Mottahedeh, Negar
AMI 309S GEOPOLITICS & CULTURE Study of countries on the geographical periphery of the commonly defined Middle East: Bosnia,... Ginsburg, Shai
AMI 320S FILM ANIMATION PRODUCTION Experimentation with various media; mastering animation techniques such as metamorphosis, timing,... Herbert, Douglas
AMI 325L WEB-BASED MULTIMEDIA COMMUNIC Laboratory version of Information Science + Studies 240. Multimedia information systems, including... Szabo, Victoria
AMI 325L WEB-BASED MULTIMEDIA COMMUNIC Laboratory version of Information Science + Studies 240. Multimedia information systems, including... Szabo, Victoria
AMI 325L WEB-BASED MULTIMEDIA COMMUNIC Laboratory version of Information Science + Studies 240. Multimedia information systems, including... Szabo, Victoria
AMI 325L WEB-BASED MULTIMEDIA COMMUNIC Laboratory version of Information Science + Studies 240. Multimedia information systems, including... Szabo, Victoria
AMI 325L WEB-BASED MULTIMEDIA COMMUNIC Laboratory version of Information Science + Studies 240. Multimedia information systems, including... Szabo, Victoria
AMI 325L WEB-BASED MULTIMEDIA COMMUNIC Laboratory version of Information Science + Studies 240. Multimedia information systems, including... Szabo, Victoria
AMI 325L WEB-BASED MULTIMEDIA COMMUNIC Laboratory version of Information Science + Studies 240. Multimedia information systems, including... Szabo, Victoria
AMI 325L WEB-BASED MULTIMEDIA COMMUNIC Laboratory version of Information Science + Studies 240. Multimedia information systems, including... Szabo, Victoria
AMI 325L WEB-BASED MULTIMEDIA COMMUNIC Laboratory version of Information Science + Studies 240. Multimedia information systems, including... Szabo, Victoria
AMI 331S DOC EXPER: A VIDEO APPR A survey of the forms that seriality has taken: from Arabian Nights and Journey to the West, to... Hawkins, Gary
AMI 335S PUBLIC POLICY VIDEO Documentary film course focusing on the production of advocacy videos for social change. Covers... Orenstein, Bruce
AMI 336S DOCUMENTARY AND POLICY Examines documentaries as catalysts for change in local, state, and federal laws and regulations,... Price, Karen
AMI 338S STORYWORLDS Is "tell me a story" an universal imperative? Seminar examines storytelling practices across a... Chow, Eileen
AMI 340S EXPERIMENTAL FILMMAKING The history of avant-garde in film and video combined with production exercises. Instructor: Staff Kipervaser, Anna
AMI 343S DANCE FOR THE CAMERA The choreographic and bodily experience essential to dance for the camera. Hands on experience in... Valdés, Andrea
AMI 357S EDITING FOR FILM AND VIDEO Theory and practice of film and video editing techniques. Exploration of traditional film cutting... Haverkamp, James
AMI 369S ADVANCED MULTIMEDIA PRODUCTION Advanced production seminar encourages creativity, innovation, and collaboration. Two-person... Mataxis, Robert C
AMI 390 SPECIAL TOPICS IN AMI Special topics in film studies. Instructor: Staff Moses, Michael
AMI 390S SP TOP: FILM & DIG VID PROD An in-depth investigation of a particular production technology combined with an emphasis on an... McAuliffe, Jody
AMI 438S TECHNO-ORIENTALISM Course examines global Science Fiction genres in literature, film, and social media as case studies... Kwon, Nayoung
AMI 489S SCREENING EUROPE Course debates identification of Europe as a political, historical and social entity from the... Saliot, Anne-Gaelle
AMI 499S CAPSTONE: ARTS OF MOVING IMAGE Culminating seminar for Arts of the Moving Image Program certificate students. Designed to allow... Kaul, Shambhavi
AMI 549S TECHNO-ORIENTALISM Course examines global Science Fiction genres in literature, film, and social media to understand... Kwon, Nayoung
AMI 620S FILM-PHILOSOPHERS-FILM-MAKERS Examines intersections between film, critical theory, and continental philosophy, from standpoint... Hadjioannou, Markos
AMI 633S MODERN CHINESE CINEMA Films, documentaries, television series, and soap operas produced in mainland China in the post-Mao... Hong, Guo-Juin
AMI 89S FIRST YEAR SEMINAR (TOP) Topics vary each semester offered. Instructor: Staff Furtado, Gustavo
AMI 89S FIRST YEAR SEMINAR (TOP) Topics vary each semester offered. Instructor: Staff Gellen, Kata