Fall 2018

Course Number Title Course Description Instructor
AMI 135 EXPERIMENTAL SCULPTURE This course explores ideas surrounding the creation of experimental sculpture. Employs non-... Seaman, William
AMI 198 EXPERIMENTAL INTERFACE DESIGN Class explores issues surrounding embodied approaches to interface design. Articulates methodology... Seaman, William
AMI 199 LGBTQ/QUEER CINEMA This class investigates LGBTQ identities, communities and relationships pre, post, and during the... POLISH, DIANA
AMI 201 INTRO TO FILM STUDIES Basic film theory and history of motion picture technology. Introduction to experimental,... McCarty, Lisa
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,... Sudak, Jason
AMI 214S DOCUMENTING BLACK EXPERIENCES Interpretations of the black diaspora in documentary film from slavery to the present.... Tyson, Timothy
AMI 217S VAMPIRE CHRONICLES Literary and cinematic representations of vampirism, from Dracula to Buffy, Chinese jiangshi to the... Rojas, Carlos
AMI 218FS DOCUMENTING THE MIDDLE EAST Studies the documentary record of the Middle East in photography, film, and oral history. From... 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 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... Zhang, Ning
AMI 250 MODERN CHINESE CINEMA Films, documentaries, television series, and soap operas produced in Mainland China in the post-Mao... Zhang, Ning
AMI 253 INDIAN CINEMA Sources of vitality in twentieth-century Indian cinema. The resilience of popular cinema in the... Khanna, Satendra
AMI 273 RELIGION AND FILM A study of the relationship between motion pictures and religion. Focus on the comparative... Coates, Andrew
AMI 274 SCREENING COLD WAR ESPIONAGE When the Cold War erupted in the wake of World War II, filmmakers were poised to screen it as... Holmgren, Beth
AMI 277 THE DRAMATIC MONSTER The evolving image of the "monster" on stage and screen, from the Victorian melodrama Sweeny Todd... Bell, Neal
AMI 290S SPECIAL TOPICS IN FILM STUDIES Seminar version of Arts of the Moving Image 290. Instructor: Staff Chow, Rey
AMI 301S MOVING IMAGE PRACTICE Film and digital video production in conjunction with the history and theory of these technologies... Pesci, Colleen
AMI 301S MOVING IMAGE PRACTICE Film and digital video production in conjunction with the history and theory of these technologies... Cunningham, Alexander
AMI 302S ADAPTATION Theory and practice of the process of adaptation of serious literary works of fiction to screenplay... McAuliffe, Jody
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 L
AMI 306S WRITING THE MOVIE Theory and practice of the process of writing for the screen. Exploration of visual storytelling;... Russing, Cole L
AMI 308 HIST PHOTO 1839-PRESENT Major artists and movements in the history of the photographic medium, including visual and... Bago, Ivana
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 AND CULTURE Geopolitical, comparative study of "Islamic states" and majority Muslim nations/polities of the... Göknar, Erdag
AMI 320S FILM ANIMATION PRODUCTION Experimentation with various media; mastering animation techniques such as metamorphosis, timing,... Herbert, Douglas
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 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 334S PRODUCING DOCU-FICTION Investigation of hybrid, genre-defying films that question traditional definitions of documentary... Gibson, Joshua
AMI 336S DOCUMENTARY AND POLICY Examines documentaries as catalysts for change in local, state, and federal laws and regulations,... Price, Karen
AMI 337 CHINATOWNS: A CULTURAL HISTORY Explores the intersection of space and ethnicity through the myriad ways Chinatown has circulated... Chow, Eileen
AMI 338S STORYWORLDS Is "tell me a story" an universal imperative? Seminar examines storytelling practices across a... Chow, Eileen
AMI 343S DANCE FOR THE CAMERA The choreographic and bodily experience essential to dance for the camera. Hands on experience in... Valdés, Andrea
AMI 356S 16MM FILM PRODUCTION Hands-on experience with 16mm motion picture film and photography. In-depth exploration of the... Gibson, Joshua
AMI 357S EDITING FOR FILM AND VIDEO Theory and practice of film and video editing techniques. Exploration of traditional film cutting... Haverkamp, James
AMI 366S VIDEO JOURNALISM Theories and concepts of television broadcasting; writing and editing for electronic media; issues... Owens, Lynn
AMI 381S GRAPHIC DESIGN IN MOTION Motion design is the creation of animated graphics using graphic design, typography, advertising,... Salvatella De Prada, Raquel
AMI 435 EXPERIMENTAL SCULPTURE This course explores ideas surrounding the creation of experimental sculpture. employs non-... Seaman, William
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 540S MEMORY/DOC CINEMA LATIN AMER Course focuses on work of several leading Latin American filmmakers from Brazil, Chile, Argentina,... Furtado, Gustavo
AMI 642 CITIZEN GODARD This course explores the complex interactions of poetics and politics in the films of Jean-Luc... Saliot, Anne-Gaelle
AMI 850S DELEUZE: CINEMA & PHILOSOPHY Examination of Gilles Deleuze s books: CINEMA 1 and CINEMA 2. Exploration of his concepts of the... Hadjioannou, Markos
AMI 890S SPECIAL TOPICS IN AMI Topics vary by semester. Instructor: Staff Gibson, Joshua
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