Course Info

DC 370: Advanced Topics in Cinema

This class will be an in-depth examination of a filmmaker, film genre, or film movement that has had a significant influence on the development of cinematic storytelling and expression. Through lectures, screenings, readings, discussions, and critical writing assignments, students will analyze the distinctive traits of the selected topic within the broader context of cinema history and culture. Specific topics will be selected by the instructor and will vary with each quarter. PREREQUISITE(S): None

This course is repeatable.

Winter 2017-2018

Topic: Psychotic Women
Section: 501
Class number: 20956
Meeting time: Th 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: CDM 00708 at Loop Campus
Section: 540
Class number: 21164
Meeting time: -
Location: N/A at Off Campus
Topic: The Sci-Fi City in Film
Section: 802
Class number: 21127
Meeting time: Tu 6:00PM - 9:15PM
Location: ARTLT 00203 at Lincoln Park Campus
Instructor: Daniel Bashara

Fall 2017-2018

Topic: The Cinematic City
Section: 101
Class number: 16726
Meeting time: MW 2:40PM - 4:40PM
Location: ARTLT 00203 at Lincoln Park Campus
Instructor: Daniel Bashara

Section 150

Class number 17001

Topic: Sa: Cdm India
Meeting dates: 9/6/2017 - 11/21/2017
Meeting time: -
Location: N/A at Study Abroad
CLOSED
Topic: Sa: Cdm India
Meeting dates: 9/6/2017 - 11/21/2017
Meeting time: -
Location: N/A at Study Abroad
CLOSED


Section: 440
Class number: 12773
Meeting time: -
Location: N/A at Off Campus
Topic: Queer Crime
Section: 701
Class number: 16727
Meeting time: Tu 6:00PM - 9:15PM
Location: ARTLT 00406 at Lincoln Park Campus
Instructor: Peter Forster

Section 702

Class number 16728

Topic: Beyond Bollywood
Meeting dates: 9/6/2017 - 11/21/2017
Meeting time: Th 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: 14EAS 00214 at Loop Campus
Topic: Beyond Bollywood
Meeting dates: 9/6/2017 - 11/21/2017
Meeting time: Th 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: 14EAS 00214 at Loop Campus


Spring 2016-2017

Topic: Women in Hollywood
Section: 602
Class number: 36923
Meeting time: MW 3:10PM - 4:40PM
Location: 14EAS LL102 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Kelli Marshall
Section: 640
Class number: 33753
Meeting time: -
Location: N/A at Off Campus
Topic: Film Noir
Section: 901
Class number: 36922
Meeting time: M 6:00PM - 9:15PM
Location: ARTLT 00304 at Lincoln Park Campus
Instructor: Daniel Bashara

Winter 2016-2017

Topic: Freedom in Cinema
Section: 501
Class number: 22458
Meeting time: Th 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: CDM 00708 at Loop Campus

Section 510

Class number 22459

Topic: Freedom in Cinema
Meeting dates: 1/2/2017 - 3/18/2017
Meeting time: -
Location: N/A at Online Campus
Instructor: Suzi Wachowski
Topic: Freedom in Cinema
Meeting dates: 1/2/2017 - 3/18/2017
Meeting time: -
Location: N/A at Online Campus


Section: 540
Class number: 27638
Meeting time: -
Location: N/A at Off Campus
Topic: The Sci-Fi City in Film
Section: 802
Class number: 27108
Meeting time: Tu 6:00PM - 9:15PM
Location: ARTLT 00203 at Lincoln Park Campus
Instructor: Daniel Bashara

Fall 2016-2017

Topic: Hollywood Animation
Section: 401
Class number: 41539
Meeting time: MW 3:10PM - 4:40PM
Location: 14EAS 00604 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Daniel Bashara

Section 402

Class number 33946

Topic: Set Construction and Prop Making
Meeting dates: 9/7/2016 - 11/22/2016
Meeting time: F 9:00AM - 12:15PM
Location: CINES PST15 at Cinespace Chicago Film Studios Campus
Instructor: John Corba | View syllabus
Topic: Set Construction and Prop Making
Meeting dates: 9/7/2016 - 11/22/2016
Meeting time: F 9:00AM - 12:15PM
Location: CINES P0101 at Cinespace Chicago Film Studios Campus
Instructor: John Corba | View syllabus


Section: 440
Class number: 33714
Meeting time: -
Location: N/A at Off Campus
Topic: Latin American Cinema
Section: 701
Class number: 41540
Meeting time: Tu 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: 14EAS 01137 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Luisela Alvaray

Summer II 2015-2016

Topic: John Carpenter
Section: 501
Class number: 41041
Meeting time: TuTh 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: CDM 00708 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Eric Marsh | View syllabus
Topic: John Carpenter
Section: 510
Class number: 42621
Meeting time: -
Location: N/A at Online Campus
Instructor: Eric Marsh | View syllabus

Spring 2015-2016

Topic: Walk Like A Man
Section: 301
Class number: 37833
Meeting time: MW 11:20AM - 12:50PM
Location: LEVAN 00503 at Lincoln Park Campus
Instructor: Kelly Kessler
Topic: The Cinematic City
Section: 302
Class number: 33304
Meeting time: MW 2:40PM - 4:40PM
Location: ARTLT 00203 at Lincoln Park Campus
Instructor: Daniel Bashara
Topic: Creativity in Practice
Section: 601
Class number: 33296
Meeting time: W 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: CDM 00924 at Loop Campus
Section: 640
Class number: 33081
Meeting time: -
Location: N/A at Off Campus

Dec Intersession 2015-2016

Topic: Blade Runner
Section: 804
Class number: 26891
Meeting time: MTuWTh 5:00PM - 9:00PM
Location: 14EAS 00214 at Loop Campus
Topic: Blade Runner
Section: 814
Class number: 26892
Meeting time: -
Location: N/A at Online Campus

Winter 2015-2016

Topic: Psychotic Women in Horror Cinema
Section: 501
Class number: 23050
Meeting time: W 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: CDM 00708 at Loop Campus
Topic: Psychotic Women in Horror Cinema
Section: 510
Class number: 23051
Meeting time: -
Location: N/A at Online Campus
Topic: The Sci-Fi City in Film
Section: 801
Class number: 26838
Meeting time: Tu 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: 14EAS 00603 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Daniel Bashara
Topic: Quentin Tarantino and Spike Lee
Section: 803
Class number: 23054
Meeting time: M 5:00PM - 9:00PM
Location: 14EAS LL102 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Kelli Marshall

Fall 2015-2016

Topic: Sexual Rev: Hollywood 1960s
Section: 402
Class number: 17039
Meeting time: MW 2:40PM - 4:40PM
Location: LEVAN 00302 at Lincoln Park Campus
Instructor: Michael Deangelis
CLOSED
Section: 440
Class number: 11926
Meeting time: -
Location: N/A at Off Campus

Section 702

Class number 17097

Topic: Beyond Bollywood
Meeting dates: 9/9/2015 - 11/24/2015
Meeting time: Tu 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: 14EAS LL105 at Loop Campus
Topic: Beyond Bollywood
Meeting dates: 9/9/2015 - 11/24/2015
Meeting time: Tu 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: 14EAS LL105 at Loop Campus


Topic: Creating the Personal Documentary
Section: 703
Class number: 16948
Meeting time: Th 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: 14EAS 00214 at Loop Campus

Summer II 2014-2015

Topic: Media, Culture and Race
Section: 501
Class number: 40974
Meeting time: TuTh 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: 14EAS 00506 at Loop Campus

Spring 2014-2015

Topic: Paul Thomas Anderson
Section: 301
Class number: 30290
Meeting time: Th 1:00PM - 4:15PM
Location: STDCT R0330 at Lincoln Park Campus
Topic: The Cinematic City
Section: 302
Class number: 37396
Meeting time: MW 2:40PM - 4:40PM
Location: ARTLT 00203 at Lincoln Park Campus
Instructor: Daniel Bashara
Topic: Paul Thomas Anderson
Section: 310
Class number: 37280
Meeting time: -
Location: N/A at Online Campus
Topic: Creativity in Practice
Section: 602
Class number: 37294
Meeting time: W 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: CDM 00924 at Loop Campus
Section: 640
Class number: 30598
Meeting time: -
Location: N/A at Off Campus
Topic: B-Movies
Section: 901
Class number: 37394
Meeting time: Tu 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: 14EAS 01137 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Blair Davis

Dec Intersession 2014-2015

Topic: Holiday Films
Section: 501
Class number: 20484
Meeting time: MTuWThF 10:00AM - 4:30PM
Location: 14EAS LL105 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Matthew Irvine
Topic: Feature Film Production
Section: 502
Class number: 27128
Meeting time: -
Location: N/A at Off Campus
Topic: Holiday Films
Section: 510
Class number: 20501
Meeting time: -
Location: N/A at Online Campus
Instructor: Matthew Irvine
CLOSED

Winter 2014-2015

Topic: Evolution of Comedy
Section: 801
Class number: 27085
Meeting time: W 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: 14EAS 00801 at Loop Campus
Topic: The Sci-Fi City in Film
Section: 802
Class number: 27092
Meeting time: Tu 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: 14EAS 00603 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Daniel Bashara
CLOSED
Topic: Steven Spielberg
Section: 803
Class number: 27093
Meeting time: M 5:00PM - 9:00PM
Location: 14EAS LL102 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Kelli Marshall
Topic: Evolution of Comedy
Section: 810
Class number: 27086
Meeting time: -
Location: N/A at Online Campus

Fall 2014-2015

Section: 440
Class number: 17558
Meeting time: -
Location: N/A at Off Campus

Spring 2013-2014

Section: 640
Class number: 30759
Meeting time: -
Location: N/A at Off Campus
Topic: Creating the Personal Documentary
Section: 901
Class number: 30342
Meeting time: W 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: CDM 00708 at Loop Campus

Dec Intersession 2013-2014

Topic: Holiday Films
Section: 503
Class number: 20605
Meeting time: MTuWThF 10:00AM - 4:30PM
Location: 14EAS LL105 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Kristyn Benedyk
Topic: Holiday Films
Section: 513
Class number: 20629
Meeting time: -
Location: N/A at Online Campus
Instructor: Kristyn Benedyk

Fall 2013-2014

Section: 440
Class number: 16533
Meeting time: -
Location: N/A at Off Campus

Spring 2012-2013

Section: 640
Class number: 36977
Meeting time: -
Location: N/A at Off Campus
Instructor: James McKairnes
Topic: Entertainment Law
Section: 901
Class number: 35242
Meeting time: W 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: CDM 00708 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Marci Rolnik

Dec Intersession 2012-2013

Topic: Holiday Films
Section: 503
Class number: 26163
Meeting time: MTuWTh 1:00PM - 5:00PM
Location: 14EAS LL105 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Kristyn Benedyk
Topic: Master Class in Producing
Section: 504
Class number: 26273
Meeting time: MTuWThF 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Location: CDM 00708 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Jonathan Shestack
Topic: Holiday Films
Section: 513
Class number: 26325
Meeting time: -
Location: N/A at Online Campus
Instructor: Kristyn Benedyk

Winter 2012-2013

Topic: TV Script Analysis
Section: 201
Class number: 24992
Meeting time: Th 1:00PM - 4:15PM
Location: STDCT R0330 at Lincoln Park Campus
Topic: TV Script Analysis
Section: 210
Class number: 24993
Meeting time: -
Location: N/A at Online Campus
Topic: Stand Up Comedy
Section: 802
Class number: 26326
Meeting time: M 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: 14EAS 00802 at Loop Campus