Melodrama in Art and Film

Melodrama in Art and Film

Melodrama will be discussed on a number of different levels in this course: as a genre, as a meta-genre, and ...
Barbara Stanwyck: Hollywood Gender and Genre

Barbara Stanwyck: Hollywood Gender and Genre

This course will explore the history of American cinema from the early 1930s to the early 1960s, tracing the career ...
American Cinema of the 1950s

American Cinema of the 1950s

Topics in Film History: American Cinema of the 1950s. Hollywood in the 1950s was an industry in decline, even while ...
Epistemologies of the Archive

Epistemologies of the Archive

Filmmakers have been raiding the archive for decades, making new work out of old. The aesthetics of this practice are ...
Walter Benjamin

Walter Benjamin

Walter Benjamin was a prolific writer, whose corpus spans a wide range of genres, from philosophy, to criticism, to autobiography. ...