World Cinemas (FILM)

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World Cinemas (FILM)

Location

Location

  • Office of Advising and Student Information Services (OASIS)
  • Dawson Hall, Room 110
  • 853 Sherbrooke Street West
  • Montreal, Quebec H3A 2T6
  • Telephone: 514-398-4210
  • Fax: 514-398-7185
  • Email: interdisciplinary [dot] arts [at] mcgill [dot] ca

Advisers: Monica Hotter, Des Sitaras, Rosa Colaianni

About World Cinemas Minor Concentration

About World Cinemas Minor Concentration

The World Cinemas Program was established to coordinate faculty expertise and student interest in different national and international cinematic traditions. It offers courses across various departments, primarily in Arts, in order to train students to approach film studies from a variety of traditions and locations, while introducing them to different modes of cinematic practice and production from around the world.

World Cinemas (FILM) Faculty

World Cinemas (FILM) Faculty

Program Committee Chair
Derek Nystrom (English)
Program Committee
Eugenio Bolongaro (Italian Studies)
Michael Cowan (German Studies)
Yuriko Furuhata (East Asian Studies)
Thomas LaMarre (East Asian Studies)
Ned Schantz (English)
Will Straw (Art History and Communication Studies)
Alanna Thain (English)
Faculty: 
Faculty of Arts—2010-2011 (last updated Apr. 22, 2010) (disclaimer)

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) - Minor Concentration World Cinemas (18 credits)

The Minor Concentration World Cinemas instructs students in film aesthetics, history, and theory by acquainting them with cinematic practices from different national and international traditions. This interdisciplinary program draws on the already existing teaching and research activities in several departments within the Faculty of Arts and will serve as an institutional context for future teaching and research endeavors in film studies.

Required Courses (6 credits)

ENGL 277 (3) Introduction to Film Studies
FILM 279 (3) Introduction to Film History

Complementary Courses (12 credits)

12 credits selected from the course list below with the following specifications:

a minimum of 6 credits in non-U.S. cinemas;

a maximum of 6 credits from any one department.

No more than 6 credits may be taken from the same discipline as the student's other major or minor concentrations.

CANS 300 (3) Topics in Canadian Studies 1
EAST 214 (3) Japanese Animation & New Media
EAST 216 (3) Chinese Action Film
EAST 353 (3) Approaches to Chinese Cinema
EAST 362 (3) Japanese Cinema
EAST 454 (3) Topics: Chinese Cinema
EAST 467 (3) Topics: Japanese Cinema
ENGL 279 (3) Introduction to Film as Art
ENGL 280 (3) Introduction to Film as Mass Medium
ENGL 350 (3) Studies in the History of Film 1
ENGL 351 (3) Studies in the History of Film 2
ENGL 363 (3) Studies in the History of Film 3
ENGL 366 (3) Film Genre
ENGL 374 (3) Film Movement or Period
ENGL 379 (3) Film Theory
ENGL 381 (3) A Film-Maker 1
ENGL 382 (3) International Cinema 1
ENGL 385 (3) Topics in Literature and Film
ENGL 391 (3) Special Topics: Cultural Studies 1
ENGL 393 (3) Canadian Cinema
ENGL 450 (3) Film Aesthetics
ENGL 451 (3) A Period in Cinema
ENGL 479 (3) Philosophy of Film
ENGL 480 (3) Studies in History of Film 1
ENGL 481 (3) A Film-Maker 2
ENGL 482 (3) International Cinema 2
ENGL 484 (3) Seminar in the Film
ENGL 492 (3) Image and Text
ENGL 585 (3) Cultural Studies: Film
FREN 310 (3) Cinéma français 1
FREN 311 (3) Cinéma français 2
FREN 315 (3) Cinéma québécois
GERM 369 (3) German Cinema from 1895
GERM 370 (3) Special Topics in German Film
ITAL 329 (3) Contemporary Italian Cinema
ITAL 374 (3) Classics of Italian Cinema
ITAL 375 (3) Cinema and Society in Modern Italy
ITAL 477 (3) Italian Cinema and Video
MUHL 330 (3) Music and Film
Faculty: 
Faculty of Arts—2010-2011 (last updated Apr. 22, 2010) (disclaimer)
Faculty: 
Faculty of Arts—2010-2011 (last updated Apr. 22, 2010) (disclaimer)