Tag Archives: Film Studies

Rebooting Studies of Film Authorship by Curating in the Classroom at Michigan

Cinema Journal Teaching Dossier         Teaching with Primary Sources Vol 4(3) Matthew Solomon, Vincent Longo, and Philip Hallman University of Michigan Recently, the “major directors” course in the Department of Screen Arts and Cultures at the University … Continue reading

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Digital Resources for Film Studies from the Academy’s Margaret Herrick Library

Cinema Journal Teaching Dossier Teaching with Primary Sources Vol 4(3) Jenny Romero  Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences, Margaret Herrick Library In 1927, thirty-six prominent members of the film community, including Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks and Cecil B. DeMille, … Continue reading

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Traversing the Scales of Archival Research

Cinema Journal Teaching Dossier Teaching with Primary Sources Vol 4(3) Martin L. Johnson Catholic University of America For most of its history, the cinema was researched and taught as a medium of grandiose scale. Histories of Hollywood contended with histories … Continue reading

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Film History Comes Alive: Primary Materials Research as Participatory Pedagogy

Cinema Journal Teaching Dossier Teaching with Primary Sources Vol 4(3) Emily Carman Chapman University Although my university is just thirty-seven miles south of Los Angeles—home to many impressive film and television archives and special collection libraries—my students often lack transportation … Continue reading

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Politicizing Documentary Pedagogy in the name of the Precariat

Cinema Journal Teaching Dossier Vol 4 (2) Ben Stork, Seattle University   In its current configuration, American higher education subtly attempts to foreclose explicit discussions of its working conditions through the structures of instructional employment. For contingent faculty, members of … Continue reading

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“New Weapons” for the Precariat in Film and Media Studies

Cinema Journal Teaching Dossier Vol 4 (2) Charles Burnetts, King’s University College, Western University This essay seeks to reproduce the candor and incisiveness of the adjunct memoir in its critique of contingent hiring practices in the academy, without being an … Continue reading

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Critical Pedagogies & Film Education in Neoliberal Times: Notes for Educators who Haven’t Given Up

 Cinema Journal Teaching Dossier   Critical Pedagogies in Neoliberal Times Vol. 3 (2)  Matteo Stocchetti  Åbo Academy, Helsinki University, Arcada University    Introduction Cinema is an influential form of expression with both manipulative and critical potentials. Neoliberalism needs cinema for its … Continue reading

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Finding the Face-to-Face When You Have No Face: Fostering Student-Student and Student-Professor Engagement in the Online Media Classroom

Cinema Journal Teaching Dossier Volume 3 (1) Winter 2015 Kelly Kessler  DePaul University The beginning of my appointment at DePaul University directly coincided with The College of Communication’s (my home unit’s) push to increase its profile as a site for … Continue reading

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Designing and Assessing Hybrid Cinema Studies Courses

Cinema Journal Teaching Dossier Volume 3 (1) Winter 2015 Kimberlee Gillis-Bridges University of Washington Why Hybrid Pedagogy? Since 1996, my web-enhanced courses have supplemented face-to-face instruction with course websites and online film or reading responses. I’ve also used online tools … Continue reading

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Teaching Experimental Cinema Online

Cinema Journal Teaching Dossier Volume 3 (1) Winter 2015 Glyn Davis  University of Edinburgh In April and May of 2014, I ran a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on Andy Warhol via the Coursera platform. ‘Warhol’ ran for five weeks … Continue reading

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