VMS 622S

Examines intersections between film, critical theory, and continental philosophy, from standpoint of spectatorship. Focuses on different approaches to film theory from a philosophical prism, and on different philosophers addressing film as a mediated visual interpretation of reality, the world, our own bodies, and societies within which we reside. Addresses film-making as an act of philosophical thought—of thinking about the world and representing subject's position within the world. Topics include, existential phenomenology, Deleuzian metaphysics, feminism, semiotics, political theory.
Curriculum Codes
  • STS
  • ALP
  • CZ
Cross-Listed As
  • CINE 622S
  • DOCST 620S
  • ENGLISH 620S
  • LIT 620S
Typically Offered
Fall and/or Spring