GSD Course Bulletin - Fall 2008

04351: Film Architectures: Seminar Course (HIS 0435100)

Seminar - 4 credits
Wednesday 2:00 - 4:00   Carpenter Center 402
Tuesday 7:00 - 9:00   Carpenter Center - Lecture Hall

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Giuliana Bruno

Course Description

What is our experience of architecture in cinema? Considering the relation of these two arts of space, we look at how film and architecture are linked in history on the "screen" of the modern age. Highlighting the interaction of modernity, urban culture, and cinema, we explore the architecture of film in relation to the architectures of transit and the culture of travel. Emphasis on readings and case study analysis to pursue research projects and make presentations.Note: Active participation in seminarial endeavors is required. Offered jointly with the Faculty of Arts and Sciences as VES 182.Prerequisite: A course in film studies or the equivalent course in cultural studies.Note that screenings have previously been held on Tuesdays, 7 - 9 pm.