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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.
Analyzes issues of race, class and gender in contemporary American culture as represented in the cinema.
- General Education: This course satisfies the university's general education requirement.
- Diversity: This course satisfies the university's diversity requirement.
|18000R||051||Lecture||2:00-6:10pm||Tue, Thu||25 of 150||Todd Boyd||SCA108|
Rigorous examination of film and/or television genres: history, aesthetics, cultural context, social significance, and critical methodologies.
|Silent Comedy - Chaplin, Keaton, Lloyd|
|18004R||051||Lecture||10:00-1:50pm||Mon, Wed||14 of 30||Laura Isabel Serna||SCA316|
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.
|Lights, Crime, Action! The Films of Michael Mann and Kathryn Bigelow|
|18010R||050||Lecture||2:00-5:50pm||Tue, Thu||37 of 45||Nitin Govil||SCA112|
Seminar in the style of an auteur, studio, filmmaking, or televisual mode in terms of thematic and formal properties and their influences upon the art of film and/or television.
|African American Television|
|18015D||775||Lecture||10:00-1:50pm||MTuW||9 of 26||Christine Acham||SCA316|
Detailed investigation and discussion of various aspects of television, including genre, textual analysis, production and distribution systems and audience studies.
|18006D||044||Lecture||2:00-3:50pm||Tue, Thu||14 of 20||Ellen Seiter||SCA216|