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Film Studies Minor

Description

The film studies program is an interdisciplinary minor designed to aid students in developing a broad understanding of the history of film, an awareness of film language used by filmmakers, and a critical viewing ability. The program's faculty come from a variety of departments, including Anthropology, Art History, Communication, English, History, and others. For more information contact the Director of the Film Studies Minor, c/o Department of English.

Admission to the Program

Any undergraduate student can declare a film studies minor.

Program Requirements

The film studies minor consists of 18 credits as follows:

Required Courses (9 credits)

  • FLM 250 Film History Part I
  • FLM 251 Film History Part II
  • FLM 301 Theory and Criticism of Film

Elective Courses Selected by Advisement (9 credits)

  • one "film and society" course
  • two additional film studies courses

Elective options come from a variety of disciplines and departments and may vary according to availability. Recent elective courses have included the following:

  • ANT 304 Native American Images in Film and Media
  • CMC 200 Introduction to Digital Video
  • CMC 348 Video Production
  • CMC 372 Film as Social Commentary
  • CMC 446 Advanced Electronic Production
  • CMC 451 Documentary Production
  • CMC 463 Media and Society
  • HST 354 American Film
  • MUS 401 India Film Music
  • WMS 261 Queer Film and TV

Department of English

Department Chair: Jennifer Haytock
Location: Liberal Arts 230
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Phone: (585) 395-2503
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Faculty & Staff

Sharon L Allen Ph.D
(Princeton University)
Associate Professor

Robert Baker
Coordinator of Composition

Ralph W Black Ph.D
(New York University)
Associate Professor + Co-Director, Writers Forum

Kimberly Bunker MFA
(Saint Josephs College-Main Campus)
Adjunct Lecturer

Miriam E Burstein Ph.D
(University Of Chicago)
Professor

Austin M Busch Ph.D
(Indiana University-Bloomington)
Associate Professor

Sarah M Cedeno MA
(SUNY College At Brockport)
Lecturer

Michael S Chojnowski MA
(SUNY At Fredonia)
Lecturer

Barbara-Ann Clifton MA
(SUNY College At Brockport)
Adjunct Lecturer

Brooke A Conti Ph.D
(Yale University)
Associate Professor

Mary A Donovan-Wright MA
(SUNY Empire State College)
Lecturer

Emma Duncan MA
(University Of Rochester)
Adjunct Lecturer

Stephen Fellner Ph.D
(University Of Utah)
Associate Professor

T Gregory Garvey Ph.D
(University Of Wisconsin-Madison)
Professor

Monica Gilligan MS
(SUNY At Buffalo)
Lecturer

Jennifer Haytock Ph.D
(University Of North Carolina At Chapel Hill)
Professor and Chair

Janie W Hinds Ph.D
(University Of Tulsa)
Professor

Mary Jo Iuppa MA
(SUNY College At Brockport)
Lecturer

Latasha Johnson MS
(Saint John Fisher College)
Graduate Assistant

Stefan Jurasinski Ph.D
(Indiana University-Kokomo)
Associate Professor

Alissa G Karl Ph.D
(University Of Washington-Seattle Campus)
Associate Professor

Alicia L Kerfoot Ph.D
(McMaster University)
Assistant Professor

J Roger Kurtz Ph.D
(University Of Iowa)
Prof English + Interim Chair African + African Amer Studies

Tanya Kuzylak MLS
(SUNY At Buffalo)
Lecturer (10 Month)

Jennifer Litt MS
(Saint John Fisher College)
Adjunct Lecturer

Sarah Liu BS
(SUNY College At Brockport)
Graduate Assistant

Jerremy Lorch BS
(SUNY College At Brockport)
Graduate Assistant

Travis Matteson MA
(Saint Bonaventure University)
Adjunct Lecturer

Thomas R Metzger MLS
(SUNY College At Geneseo)
Lecturer

Shayna J Neer BS
(SUNY College At Brockport)
Adjunct Lecturer

Meg A Norcia Ph.D
(University Of Florida)
Associate Professor

Megan L Obourn Ph.D
(New York University)
Associate Professor

Anne M Panning Ph.D
(University Of Hawaii At Manoa)
Professor + Co-Director, Writers Forum

Sandra J Parker
Teaching Assistant

Nathan Pritts BS
(SUNY College At Brockport)
Adjunct Lecturer

Kristen Proehl Ph.D
(College Of William And Mary)
Assistant Professor

Sidney Rosenzweig Ph.D
(University Of Rochester)
Lecturer

Michael D Slater Ph.D
(Northwestern University)
Assistant Professor

Sue A Smithson BS
(SUNY College At Brockport)
Office Assistant 1 (keyboarding)

Carter Soles Ph.D
(University Of Oregon)
Assistant Professor

Matthew A Taber MS
(Nazareth College Of Rochester)
Lecturer

Althea Tait Ph.D
(Morgan State University)
Assistant Professor

Donald P Tremblay MA
(SUNY College At Brockport)
Adjunct Lecturer

Sevinc Turkkan Ph.D
(University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign)
Visiting Assistant Professor

Sarah White MS
(SUNY College At Brockport)
Adjunct Lecturer

Elizabeth Whittingham Ph.D
(SUNY College At Buffalo)
Lecturer

James Whorton Ph.D
(University Of Southern Mississippi)
Associate Professor + Associate Chair

Phil E Young Ph.D
(University Of South Alabama)
Lecturer

Kelley W Zanghi MA
(SUNY At Fredonia)
Lecturer