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Cinema and Media Studies (CTCS)
- D class assignments available in SCA320; phone (213) 740-3334.
- D class assignments for undergraduates available; phone (213) 740-2911.
- D class assignments for graduate students available in SCA320; phone (213) 740-3334.
- YOU MUST ATTEND THE FIRST SESSION of each course or you may be replaced by a student on the waiting list, even if you are registered. If you do not register for a class for which you have D-clearance by the registration deadline, your D-clearance will EXPIRE. School of Cinematic Arts "R" courses change to "D" in the third week of classes, and require both instructor and departmental approval. Non-majors may only request d-clearance via email, instructions are available here: cinema.usc.edu/studentaffairs/nonMajor.cfm. A one-time $50 CNTV Resource Access fee is charged to all students taking one or more undergraduate Cinematic Arts courses in a given semester.
Rigorous examination of film and/or television genres: history, aesthetics, cultural context, social significance, and critical methodologies.
|The Love Story: Classic to Contemporary|
|18001R||191||Lecture||10:00-2:20pm||MWF||16 of 50||Drew Casper||SCA108||PDF (152294 KB)|
Intensive study of the style of an auteur, studio, film or television making mode in terms of thematic and formal properties and their influences upon the art of film.
|18002R||191||Lecture||3:00-7:20pm||MWF||27 of 50||Drew Casper||SCA108||PDF (152237 KB)|
|Hollywood's Dark Star: John Carpenter's Horror and Science Fiction Cinema|
|18011R||050||Lecture||2:00-5:50pm||Tue, Thu||28 of 45||Nitin Govil||SCA112|
Seminar on media's impact in defining nation and/or region in specific cultural contexts. Also addresses issues of exile, diaspora, transnationalism and globalism. Departmental approval required.
|The Cinema of Quentin Tarantino|
|18007D||044||Lecture||2:00-5:50pm||Tue, Thu||23 of 25||Todd Boyd||SCA216||PDF (48838 KB)|
Seminar in the style of an auteur, studio, filmmaking, ortelevisual mode in terms of thematic and formal properties andtheir influences upon the art of film and/or television.
|African American Film|
|18005D||775||Lecture||10:00-1:50pm||MTuW||25 of 26||Christine Acham||SCA316|