Cinema & Media Studies

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  • CAS CI 101: History of Global Cinema 1: Origins through 1950s
    Overview of the history of global cinema from the beginnings in the silent era through the 1950s, focusing on the technological development of the medium; major national cinemas in Soviet Russia, Weimar Germany, Italy, India, and Japan; the European and Scandinavian art film; and the productions of the Hollywood studio system, especially the genre film. Also offered as COM CI 101. Carries humanities divisional studies credit in CAS.
  • CAS CI 102: History of Global Cinema 2: 1960s to the Present
    Overview of global cinema from the 1960s to the present. Topics include international new waves from the 1960s to the 1980s; recent global art cinemas; American film from the decline of studio era to the blockbuster. Carries humanities divisional credit in CAS.