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1 Proposal: number 62

62. MEDST 144: History of Cinema II (1930-1970)

Contact:Amy Herzog
Authors:Amy Herzog
Richard Maxwell
Abstract:This course provides a survey of film history from the 1930s through the 1960s,
examining institutional and aesthetic shifts in the film industry, as well as
significant movements and genres in world cinema (musicals, melodramas, film
noir, Neorealism, the French New Wave, Direct Cinema).

Readings and class discussions consider the historical, political, aesthetic,
and cultural contexts of these cinematic trends, in addition to presenting an
overview of the development of film criticism and theory during this period.

Submissions and Approvals

Course Date Requirement Action By Whom Notes
MEDST 144 2008-08-31 AP Submitted Dept
MEDST 144 2010-02-03 AP Approved GEAC
MEDST 144 2010-04-08 AP Approved UCC
MEDST 144 2010-05-06 AP Approved Senate