Film Studies Interdisciplinary Minor

Film Studies is an interdisciplinary minor that focuses on the history, theory, criticism of cinema. Special attention is also paid to the study of individual films as important and highly influential works of art, as complex and contested cultural artifacts, and as products of an ever-changing technology circulating within an increasingly globalized marketplace. The Film Studies minor is open to all College of Charleston students in any undergraduate degree program.

Film Studies combines the minor’s core courses offered by the Department of English with courses offered in a wide variety of disciplines within the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, the School of the Arts, and the School of Languages, Cultures, and World Affairs.

For a list of course offerings for Spring 2020, click here.

For a list of course offerings for Summer 2020, click here.

For a list of course offerings for Fall 2020, click here.

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Schedule of Summer 2020 courses – REVISED
Posted on 3 April 2020 | 2:36 pm
Here’s a revised list of courses offered Summer 2020 that will count toward FMST credit. Please note that ALL Summer courses will be offered online. ENGL 212: Cinema: History & Criticism* Dr. Glenn Maymester ONLINE LTAR 270: Studies in Arab Cinema** Ghassan Nasr Summer 1 ONLINE PHIL 185: Philosophy & Film*** Dr. Baker Maymester ONLINE […]
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Film professors offer up their top 10 films for self-isolation, Part II
Posted on 2 April 2020 | 11:37 am
We’re now a few weeks into self-quarantine and e-learning, so it’s time for Part II of our list of films, courtesy of Dr. Colleen Glenn, Associate Professor of English and Film Studies. Dr. Glenn’s quarantine movie list offers a mixed bag of viewing suggestions—some drama, some suspense, but also plenty of comedy to lighten the mood […]
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