JUMP CUT
A REVIEW OF CONTEMPORARY MEDIA

12. Courses taught
at Northwestern University

A & B; 100 & 200 = introductory undergraduate course
C ; 300= advanced undergrad and graduate course
D; 400= graduate course
E ; 500= graduate seminar

Spring 77
D87-2: Contemporary Film Theory
C88: Experimental Film: History & Aesthetics

Fall 77
C80: Studies in Film Authorship (Directors of Melodrama)
C81: Studies in Film Genre (Feminist Film & Criticism)

Winter 78
D87-2: Contemporary Film Theory
E84: Studies in Film Scholarship (Cinematic Apparatus)

Spring 78
C88-2: Contemporary Experimental Film
E84: Studies in Film Scholarship (Film and Ideology)
D85: Filmmaking: Theory and Practice (team taught with Dana Hodgdon)

Fall 78
C81: Studies in Film Genre (US Sound Era Comedy)
D70: Problems in Film Aesthetics (Realism)

Winter 79
A12-1: Creative Process in Sight and Sound (photography, audio, Super 8mm film)
D87-2: Contemporary Film Theory

Spring 79
C88-2: Contemporary Experimental Film
E84: Studies in Film Scholarship (Film and Consciousness)
D85: Filmmaking: Theory and Practice (team taught with Michelle Citron)

Fall 79
A12-1: Creative Process in Sight and Sound (photography, audio, Super 8mm film)
C77: Studies in National Cinema (Soviet Silent Film)

Winter 80
C81: Studies in Film Genre (Melodrama and Soap Opera)
D87-2: Contemporary Film Theory

Spring 80
B80-3: Advanced Super 8mm Filmmaking
D70: Problems in Film Aesthetics (Star and Style)
D85: Filmmaking: Theory and Practice (team taught with Dana Hodgdon)

Fall 80
C77: Studies in National Cinema (Cuban Film)
C80: Studies in Film Authorship (Dziga Vertov, Jerry Lewis, Jean-Luc Godard)

Winter 81
B80-3: Advanced Super 8mm Filmmaking
D87-2: Contemporary Film Theory

Spring 81
C88-2" Contemporary Experimental Film
D85: Filmmaking: Theory and Practice (team taught with Michelle Citron)
E84: Studies in Film Scholarship (Marxist Aesthetics)

Fall 81
on leave for research and writing

Winter 82
C77: Studies in National Cinema (Third World Film; team taught with Manji Pendakur)
C88-1: Experimental Film: History and Aesthetics
D87-2: Contemporary Film Theory

Spring 82
C88-2: Contemporary Experimental Film and Video
D70: Problems in Film Aesthetics (Realism)

Fall 82
C77: Studies in National Cinema (Soviet Silent Era)
D70: Problems in Film Aesthetics (Russian Formalism and Soviet Silent Film)

Winter 83
C88-1: Experimental Film: History and Aesthetics
D87-2: Contemporary Film Theory

Spring 83
C23-2: Contemporary Experimental Film and Video
C94-3: Film History, 1955-present

Fall 83
C81: Studies in Film Genre (Melodrama and Soap Opera)
D70: Studies in Film Aesthetics (Sexual Images)

Winter 84
C23-1: Experimental Film: History and Aesthetics
D90: Studies in Popular Culture (Radical Theories of Mass Culture)

Spring 84
C23-2: Contemporary Experimental Film and Video
E84: Studies in Film Scholarship (Brecht and Film)

Fall 84
C81: Studies in Film Genre (Black Independent Film/Video)
D79: Studies in Film/Video Making (Light, Color, Composition)

Winter 85
C23-1: Experimental Film: History and Aesthetics
D87-2: Contemporary Film Theory

Spring 85
C23-2: Contemporary Experimental Film and Video
E84: Studies in Film Scholarship (Theory of Comedy)

Fall 85
B01: Mass Media and Society

Winter 86
C12-2: History of Film, 1930-1955
C23-1: Experimental Film: History and Aesthetics

Spring 86
C23-2: Experimental Video: History and Aesthetics
D85: Film/Video Theory and Practice (Found Sound, Recycled Images)

Fall 86
D02: Studies in Popular Culture (Radical Theories of Mass Culture)
D20-1: Classical Film Theory

Winter 87
C23-1: Experimental Film: History and Aesthetics
D20-2: Contemporary Film Theory

Spring 87
C23-2: Contemporary Experimental Film/Video (Personal and Diary Work)

Fall 87
research fellow of Center for Interdisciplinary Research in the Arts

Winter 88
D22: Studies in Radio/TV/Film Aesthetics (Sexual Representation)

Spring 88
C51: Studies in National Cinema (Cuban Film)
C23-2: Experimental Video: History and Aesthetics
D20-2: Contemporary Film/Video Theory

Fall 88
D26: Mass Media and Culture: Issues of Cross-Cultural Media

Winter 89
B82: Production Aesthetics (VHS)
D20-1: Classical Film Theory

Spring 89
C22: Radio/TV/Film Genre: Musical Comedy (with Susan Lee, Dance)
C85: Integrated Media Arts (theory, Macintosh)
D20-2: Contemporary Film/Video Theory


Fall 89
School of Speech Faculty Development leave for research and writing

Winter 90
C23-1: Experimental Film: History and Aesthetics
D02: Popular Culture and Mass Media

Spring 90
C85: Integrated Media Arts
D22: Media Aesthetics: Sexual Representation

Fall 90
fellow, Center for Interdisciplinary Research in the Arts, Northwestern

Winter 91
D20: Film Theory
E84: Seminar: The Well Made Play and the Classical Hollywood Film

Spring 91
C22: Radio/TV/Film Genre: Musical Comedy (with Susan Lee, Dance)
D26: Mass Media and Culture: Issues of Cross-Cultural Media

Fall 91
C23-1: Experimental Film: History and Aesthetics
C85: Integrated Media Arts

Winter 92
C23-2: Experimental Video: History and Aesthetics

Spring 92
B98: Media Literacy
D20-2: Contemporary Film/Video Theory

Fall 92
D02: Studies in Popular Culture and Mass Media
E84: Seminar: Film Melodrama

Winter 93
NU Continuing Education: “Current Issues in Film and Television”
course development for Integrated Media Arts

Spring 93
C85: Integrated Media Arts
D20-2: Contemporary Film/Video Theory

Fall 93
C23-1: Experimental Film: History and Aesthetics
D26: Mass Media and Culture: Issues of Cross-Cultural Media

Winter 94
C23-2: Experimental Video: History and Aesthetics
D22: Media Aesthetics: Sexual Representation

Spring 94
D20-2: Contemporary Film/Video Theory

Fall 94
research

Winter 95
C13-1: Documentary Film: History and Criticism
D20-1: Film Theory

Spring 95
C85: Integrated Media Arts

Fall 95
B02: Popular Culture
D20-1: Film Theory

Winter 96
leave for research

Spring 96
leave for research

Fall 96
C23-1: Experimental Film: History and Aesthetics
D26: Mass Media and Culture: Issues of Cross-Cultural Media

Winter 96
C23-2: Experimental Video: History and Aesthetics
D20-1: Film Theory

Spring 96
B15: Media Literacy
Speech C87: Junior Tutorial: Reality TV

Fall 97
C13-1: Documentary Film: History and Criticism
E84: Seminar: The Action Film

Winter 98
D20-1: Film Theory
D79: Theory and Practice in the Digital Interactive Environment

Spring 98
Research

Fall 98
C23-1: Experimental Film: History and Criticism
D03: Cultural Analysis of the Mass Media

Winter 99
D20-1: Film Theory
E84: Seminar: Low Comedy: Theory and Practice

Spring 99
B15: Media Literacy
C85: Integrated Media Arts

Fall 99
420-1: Film Theory

Winter 00
584: Seminar: Jameson and Film

Spring 00
313-2: Documentary Film: current issues

Fall 2000
420-1: Film Theory
583" Intro to Graduate Studies

Winter 01
323-1: Experimental Film

Spring 01
420-2: Contemporary Theory: Hollywood and Ideology

Fall 2001
420-1: Film Theory
422: Film Aesthetics: Realism (Continuing Studies MA in Liberal Studies)

Winter 2002 research

Spring 2002
398: Studies in RTF: Hollywood in the 1990s
426: Mass Media and Culture: Issues of Cross-Cultural Media

Fall 2002
323-1: Experimental Film
422: Media Aesthetics: Issues of Sexual Representation

Winter 2003
research

Spring 2003
403: Cultural Analysis of the Mass Media: Cultural Consumption
422: Media Aesthetics: Hollywood in the 1990s (Continuing Studies MA in Liberal Studies)

Fall 2003
Faculty development leave for research and writing

Winter 2004
research

Spring 2004
312-2: Contemporary Documentary Film/Video: History and Criticism
420-1: Film Theory

Fall 2004
323-1: Experimental Film: History and Criticism

Winter 2005
584: Seminar: Bourdieu

Spring 2005
398: Studies in RTF: Hollywood in the 1990s
479: Theory and Practice: Word/Screen/Motion

Fall 2005
323-2: Experimental Video: History and Criticism
322: Genre: Film Noir and Neo-Noir

Winter 2006
Leave for research

Spring 2006
351: National Cinema: Hong Kong
422: Textual Analysis

Fall 2006
313-1: Documentary Film: History and Aestherics
584: Seminar: Visual Culture

current: June 2006


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