PMA 3490

PMA 3490

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2020-2021. Courses of Study 2021-2022 is scheduled to publish by July 1.

An introduction (without prerequisites) to fundamental problems of current political theory, filmmaking, and film analysis, along with their interrelationship.  Particular emphasis on comparing and contrasting European and alternative cinema with Hollywood in terms of post-Marxist, psychoanalytic, postmodernist, and postcolonial types of interpretation.  Filmmakers/theorists might include: David Cronenberg, Michael Curtiz, Kathryn Bigelow, Gilles Deleuze, Rainer Fassbinder, John Ford, Jean-Luc Godard, Marleen Gorris, Werner Herzog, Alfred Hitchcock, Allen & Albert Hughes, Stanley Kubrick, Fredric Jameson, Chris Marker, Pier-Paolo Pasolini, Gillo Pontecorvo, Robert Ray, Martin Scorsese, Ridley Scott, Oliver Stone, George Romero, Steven Shaviro, Kidlat Tahimik, Maurizio Viano, Slavoj Zizek.  Although this is a lecture course, there will be ample time for class discussions.

When Offered Fall or Spring.

Distribution Category (CA-AS, ALC-AS, ETM-AS)

Comments Weekly film screening, TBA.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: COML 3300GERST 3550GOVT 3705

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16713PMA 3490  LEC 001

    • MWTo Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Waite, G

  • Instruction Mode: In Person