GSD Course Bulletin - Fall 2008
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Courses taught by Giuliana Bruno
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
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.
04353: Imagining the City: Literature, Film, and the Arts (HIS 0435300)
Lecture - 4 credits
Thursday 11:30 - 1:00 Carpenter Center B04
Wednesday 7:00 - 9:00 Carpenter Center - Lecture Hall
How do visual representation and narrative figuration contribute to construct urban identity? Explores the urban imagination in different artforms: architecture, cinema, literature, photography, and painting. Topics to be mapped out include: cities and modernity, metrophilia and metrophobia, the museum and cultural archaeology, the ruin and the construction site, interior space and public sphere, technology and virtual cities. The montage of imaginary cities traverses aspects of different urban environments. This year, we focus on the European city, as we travel through Paris, Berlin, St. Petersburg, Moscow, Naples, and Rome. Note: Offered jointly with the Faculty of Arts and Sciences as VES 184.Also note that screenings have previously been held on Wednesdays, 7-9 pm.