Fall 2019

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... Pesci, Colleen
AMI 141S AUDIOVISUAL CULTURES This seminar introduces to students to various aspects of audiovisual cultures in East Asia,... Hong, Guo-Juin
AMI 190S SPECIAL TOPICS IN FILM STUDIES Special topics in film studies. Seminar version. Instructor: Staff Smith, Nathan
AMI 198 EXPERIMENTAL INTERFACE DESIGN Class explores issues surrounding embodied approaches to interface design. Articulates methodology... Seaman, William
AMI 201 INTRO TO FILM STUDIES Basic film theory and history of motion picture technology. Introduction to experimental,... Bianchi, Pietro
AMI 202 HISTORY OF DOCUMENTARY FILM Introduction to the history, theory, and styles of nonfiction film and video. Transformation in... Price, Karen
AMI 203S FILM THEORY Recent critical developments in Marxist aesthetics, structuralism, semiotics of the image, feminist... Hadjioannou, Markos
AMI 204S MEDIA THEORY Introduction to the material and technical infrastructure that informs and constrains the... Symuleski, Max
AMI 208S SILENT FILM The first thirty-five years of cinema as an emerging art form and mode of communication. Aesthetic... Whiteside, Thomas B
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 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 253 INDIAN CINEMA Sources of vitality in twentieth-century Indian cinema. The resilience of popular cinema in the... Khanna, Satendra
AMI 257 CONTEMPORARY ISRAELI CINEMA A comparative approach to Israeli cinema, in the context of American and European cinemas. Cinema... Staff, Departmental
AMI 271 CLASSICS OF PAGE AND SCREEN Exploration of ancient, medieval and modern conceptualizations of good and evil as found in the... Janan, Micaela
AMI 272 THE MIDDLE EAST THROUGH FILM Film as access into the region through a series of direct as well as poetic connections woven... Rachkovsky, Tamar
AMI 273 RELIGION AND FILM A study of the relationship between motion pictures and religion. Focus on the comparative... Coates, Andrew
AMI 277 THE DRAMATIC MONSTER The evolving image of the "monster" on stage and screen, from the Victorian melodrama Sweeny Todd... Bell, Neal
AMI 298S POLISH CINEMA Explores the films of four famous Polish directors Andrzej Wajda, Andrzej Munk, Krzysztof Kie... Duda, Paulina
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... Dagostino, David
AMI 303S WRITING THE SHORT FILM In-depth study of the short format movie. Development of short film concept and script, including... Hawkins, Gary
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 315S ENVIRON. ISSUES & THE DOC ARTS Survey how filmmakers, authors, photographers, and other artists have brought environmental issues... Rojas Sotelo, Miguel
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... Olson, Mark
AMI 325L WEB-BASED MULTIMEDIA COMMUNIC Laboratory version of Information Science + Studies 240. Multimedia information systems, including... Olson, Mark
AMI 325L WEB-BASED MULTIMEDIA COMMUNIC Laboratory version of Information Science + Studies 240. Multimedia information systems, including... Olson, Mark
AMI 325L WEB-BASED MULTIMEDIA COMMUNIC Laboratory version of Information Science + Studies 240. Multimedia information systems, including... Olson, Mark
AMI 325L WEB-BASED MULTIMEDIA COMMUNIC Laboratory version of Information Science + Studies 240. Multimedia information systems, including... Olson, Mark
AMI 325L WEB-BASED MULTIMEDIA COMMUNIC Laboratory version of Information Science + Studies 240. Multimedia information systems, including... Olson, Mark
AMI 325L WEB-BASED MULTIMEDIA COMMUNIC Laboratory version of Information Science + Studies 240. Multimedia information systems, including... Olson, Mark
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 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 350S SOUND FOR FILM AND VIDEO Theory and practice of sound recording techniques and strategies for film and video. Focus on sound... Sudak, Jason
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 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 386 MAFIA AT THE MOVIES A study of the mafia, and by extension, of Italy's "dark heart," in its historical, social,... Dainotto, Roberto
AMI 439 QUEER CHINA Examines queer discourses, cultures, and social formations in China, Greater China, and the global... Rojas, Carlos
AMI 476S ARCHIVING AND VISUALIZING ASIA Engages students in the practices and theories of archiving, documenting and curating marginal... Kwon, Nayoung
AMI 499S CAPSTONE: ARTS OF MOVING IMAGE Culminating seminar for Arts of the Moving Image Program certificate students. Designed to allow... Gibson, Joshua
AMI 522S ECO-MEDIA This seminar explores film, photography, online media, museum and artistic productions about the... Litzinger, Ralph
AMI 540S MEMORY/DOC CINEMA LATIN AMER Course focuses on work of several leading Latin American filmmakers from Brazil, Chile, Argentina,... Furtado, Gustavo
AMI 612S THEORIES OF THE IMAGE Returning to Walter Benjamin's Art Work essay and its various sources and revisions, this course... Mottahedeh, Negar
AMI 620S FILM-PHILOSOPHERS-FILM-MAKERS Examines intersections between film, critical theory, and continental philosophy, from standpoint... Hadjioannou, Markos
AMI 641 DOCUMENTARY/EAST ASIAN CULTURE Focus on documentary films from various regions in East Asia, including China, Taiwan, Korea and... Hong, Guo-Juin
AMI 708S THE SILENT FILM In-depth study of the short format movie. Development of short film concept and script, including... Whiteside, Thomas B
AMI 725L WEB-BASED MULTIMEDIA COMMUNIC Multimedia information systems, including presentation media, hypermedia, graphics, animation,... Olson, Mark
AMI 725L WEB-BASED MULTIMEDIA COMMUNIC Multimedia information systems, including presentation media, hypermedia, graphics, animation,... Olson, Mark
AMI 725L WEB-BASED MULTIMEDIA COMMUNIC Multimedia information systems, including presentation media, hypermedia, graphics, animation,... Olson, Mark
AMI 725L WEB-BASED MULTIMEDIA COMMUNIC Multimedia information systems, including presentation media, hypermedia, graphics, animation,... Olson, Mark
AMI 725L WEB-BASED MULTIMEDIA COMMUNIC Multimedia information systems, including presentation media, hypermedia, graphics, animation,... Olson, Mark
AMI 725L WEB-BASED MULTIMEDIA COMMUNIC Multimedia information systems, including presentation media, hypermedia, graphics, animation,... Olson, Mark
AMI 725L WEB-BASED MULTIMEDIA COMMUNIC Multimedia information systems, including presentation media, hypermedia, graphics, animation,... Olson, Mark
AMI 725L WEB-BASED MULTIMEDIA COMMUNIC Multimedia information systems, including presentation media, hypermedia, graphics, animation,... Olson, Mark
AMI 725L WEB-BASED MULTIMEDIA COMMUNIC Multimedia information systems, including presentation media, hypermedia, graphics, animation,... Olson, Mark
AMI 750S SOUND FOR FILM AND VIDEO Theory and practice of sound recording techniques and strategies for film and video. Focus on sound... Sudak, Jason
AMI 757S EDITING FOR FILM AND VIDEO Theory and practice of film and video editing techniques. Exploration of traditional film cutting... Haverkamp, James
AMI 772 THE MIDDLE EAST THROUGH FILM Film as access into the region through a series of direct and poetic connections woven across films... Rachkovsky, Tamar
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 Ziolkowski, Saskia
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 McAuliffe, Jody