Courses in Art, Film, and Visual Studies - Fall 2021 and Spring 2022

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Courses 2021-2022

Fall 2021

GENERAL EDUCATION (lecture course)
American Dreams Made in Hollywood GenEd 1043 Eric Rentschler MW 10:30-11:45 & weekly film screening Tu 3:00-5:45 Carpenter Center Lecture Hall
PHOTOGRAPHY and STUDIO ART (practice-based courses)
Drawing 1: Drawing as a Visual Language AFVS 12 Katarina Burin MW 12:00-2:45 Carpenter Center 4th floor
Silkscreen AFVS 15AR Annette Lemieux TuTh 12:00-2:45 Carpenter Center 4th floor
Making Things AFVS 14 Katarina Burin W 3:00-5:45  Carpenter Center 4th floor
Letters to a Young Artist, Part 1 AFVS 39 Carissa Rodriguez M 1:30-5:45 Carpenter Center 2nd Floor 
Introduction to Still Photography AFVS 40A Elle Pérez  MW 12:00-2:45 Linden 100  
Introduction to Still Photography AFVS 41A Sharon Harper TuTh 9:00-11:00 Carpenter Center B19
Thinking with Your Hand: Intermediate Painting AFVS 120 Judith Belzer W 12:00-5:45 Carpenter Center 3rd Floor 
Sun and Shadow: Sculpture Studio AFVS 133 Nora Schultz TuTh 9:00-11:45 Carpenter Center 2nd Floor 
Nah; or, gestures of resistance: Performance, Technology, and Refusal AFVS 134S/TDM 167SC SCRAAATCH Tu 3:00-5:45 Linden 109
Political Action as Art: A Survey of Artistic Activism AFVS 137P  Anthony Romero Tu 1:30-5:45 Carpenter Center 2nd Floor 
Making Mischief: A Studio Based Seminar AFVS 141BR Sharon Harper TuTh 12:00-2:00 Carpenter Center B19
The Real World (Intermediate Photography) AFVS 142W Dannielle Bowman W 12:00-4:15 Carpenter Center B19

Enter the Mediaverse

AFVS 161L

Lex Brown  W 12:00-4:15

Farkas 303

Invisible Adversaries: Video Course AFVS 168T Kenneth Tam Thu 12:00-4:15  Linden 109
Directed Research: Studio Course  AFVS 196R Stephen Prina W 6:00-9:00 Carpenter Center 5th floor & B04
Critical Printing AFVS 215 Matt Saunders and Jennifer Roberts TuTh 12:00-2:45 Carpenter Center 3rd floor and HAM Art Study Center 4550
Studio Language AFVS 231 Nora Schultz W 1:30-5:45 Carpenter Center 2nd Floor 
ANIMATION, FILM, VIDEO and NEW GENRES (practice-based courses) 
Introduction to Non Fiction Filmmaking AFVS 50A Alfred Guzzetti W 12:00-2:45 and F 12:00-4:15 Sever B10
Introduction to Documentary Production: The Camera-Stylo AFVS 51S Akosua Adoma Owusu TuTh 3:00-5:45 Sever 415
Fundamentals of Animation AFVS 53AR Ruth Lingford Thu 12:00-4:15 and F 12:00-2:00 Sever 402 and CC B04 for screenings
Animating Science AFVS 54S Ruth Lingford & Alain Viel M 12:00-4:15 and F 12:00-2:00 Sever 402 and CC B04 for screenings
Nah; or, gestures of resistance: Performance, Technology, and Refusal AFVS 134S/TDM 167SC SCRAAATCH Tu 3:00-5:45

Linden 109

Film Directing: Approaching Fiction Now AFVS 150A Dominga Sotomayor TuTh 12:00-4:15

Sever 416

Non Fiction Video Projects AFVS 151BR Ross McElwee TuTh 9:00-11:00 Sever 416
The Essay Film AFVS 152X Alfred Guzzetti Tu 12-2:45 and Thu 12-4:15 Sever B10
Experimental Animation  AFVS 153AR Young Joo Lee W 12:00-4:15 and F 12:00-2:00 Sever 402 and CC B04 for screenings
Observation and Intervention: Filmmaking as Inquiry AFVS 154J Julie Mallozzi MW 12:00-2:45 &  section TBD Sever 416
Enter the Mediaverse AFVS 161L Lex Brown  W 12:00-4:15

Farkas 303

Invisible Adversaries: Video Course AFVS 168T Kenneth Tam Thu 12:00-4:15  Linden 109
FILM and VISUAL STUDIES (seminars and lecture courses)
Studies of the Built N. American Environment AFVS 107 John Stilgoe  TuTh 9:00-10:15  Sever 214
Photography and Ecology AFVS 144M Makeda Best Thu 12:45-2:45 Carpenter Center 401
North American Seacoasts and Landscapes AFVS 166 John Stilgoe Tu 12:00-2:00 Sever 215
Visual Music AFVS 173 Laura Frahm Tu 12:00-2:00 & wkly film scr M 3-5 Sever 411, CC Lecture Hall for screenings
Political Cinema AFVS 179 Dennis Lim M 3:00-5:00 & wkly film scr Tu 12-2:45 Carpenter Ctr 401, CC Lecture Hall for screenings
The Frankfurt School on Mass Media and Mass Culture AFVS 189G Eric Rentschler Tu 12:45-2:45

Barker 359

Film Theory in France AFVS 190T Tom Conley W 3:00-5:00 & 7:15-9:45 for scr Carpenter Ctr 402, CC Lecture Hall for screenings
Readymade, Repatriation, Reparations AFVS 233 David Joselit Thu 12:45-2:45 Sever 411
Art After Nature: Animal, Vegetable, Mineral, Process AFVS 278P/HAA 278P Carrie Lambert-Beatty Thu 3:00-5:45 Sackler 521 
Materiality and Atmosphere: Media and Environments AFVS 279/GSD HIS 4451 Giuliana Bruno W 12:00-2:00 Carpenter Center 402
GRADUATE COURSES OF PRACTICE, READING & RESEARCH
Film & Visual Studies Workshop AFVS 301 Eric Rentschler    
Reading & Research AFVS 310      
Directed Study AFVS 320      
Teaching Workshop AFVS 330R      
Film Study Center Non Fiction Filmmaking Workshop AFVS 351HF Joana Pimenta Thu 5:30-9:30 Sever 416

Spring 2022

FRESHMAN SEMINAR 
The Life Project FS 30X Carrie Lambert-Beatty Tu 12:45-2:45pm Carpenter Center 402 
GENERAL EDUCATION 
Painting's Doubt: A Studio Course  GENED 1114 Matt Saunders W 1:30-2:45pm + studio sections to be scheduled on W, Th, F from 9-1 or 3-7 Deknatel Hall (HAM)  for lecture and 3rd fl painting studio
 
       
PHOTOGRAPHY and STUDIO ART
Building Thought: Sculpture Course AFVS 35R Annette Lemieux TuTh 12:00-2:45pm Carpenter Center 2nd Floor 
Introduction to Still Photography AFVS 40A Elle Perez WF 12:00-2:45pm Linden 100
Introduction to Still Photography AFVS 41A Sharon Harper  MW 12:00-2:45pm Carpenter Center B19
Drawing 2: Model Witness AFVS 112 Katarina Burin TuTh 12:00-2:45pm Carpenter Center 4th Floor 
Hoarding Fever/Archive Fatigue (Studio Course) AFVS 114 Katarina Burin W 3:00-5:45pm Carpenter Center 4th Floor
Post Brush: Studio Course AFVS 123R Annette Lemieux TuTh 9:00-11:45am Carpenter Center 4th Floor 
Letters to a Young Artist, Part 2 AFVS 139L Carissa Rodriguez M 1:30-5:45pm Carpenter Center 2nd Floor 
Where are We Going? The Photograph in Contemporary Art (Studio Course)  AFVS 146J John Edmonds Tu 1:30-5:45pm Carpenter Center B19
       
Sound Studio Workshop: This is a show tune, but the tune hasn't been written for it yet AFVS 162 SCRAAATCH Thu 3:00-5:45pm Linden 109
       
Directed Research  AFVS 196R Stephen Prina W 6:00-9:00pm Carpenter Center 5th Floor and B04
ANIMATION, FILM, VIDEO, and NEW GENRES
Introduction to Non Fiction Filmmaking AFVS 50B Ross McElwee W 12:00-2:45pm & F 12:00-4:15pm Sever B10
Introduction to Non Fiction Videomaking AFVS 52 Joana Pimenta TuTh 12:00-2:45pm Sever 416
Fundamentals of Animation AFVS 53 Ruth Lingford Th 12:00-4:00pm & F 12:00-2:00pm Sever 402-405 and Carpenter Center B04 for screenings
Approaching Narrative: Introduction to Filmmaking  AFVS 60X Akosua Adoma Owusu MW 3:00-5:45pm Sever 416
Film Direction: From Script to Screen AFVS 150B Dominga Sotomayor TuTh 12:00- 2:45pm Sever 415
Intermediate Animation AFVS 153BR Ruth Lingford W 12:00-4:15pm & F 12:00-2:00pm Sever 402-404 and Carpenter Center B04 for screenings
Immersive Experience As Art AFVS 157L Young Joo Lee Tu 12:00-4:15pm & F 12:00-2:00pm Sever 402-404 and Carpenter Center B04 for screenings
Sensory Ethnography 1 AFVS 158AR Verena Paravel TuThu 6:00-7:15pm Sever B10
Sensory Ethnography 2 AFVS 158BR  Verena Paravel & Lucien Castaing-Taylor TuThu 7:30-8:45pm Sever B10
       
Sound Studio Workshop: This is a show tune, but the show hasn't been written for it yet AFVS 162 SCRAAATCH Thu 3:00-5:45pm Linden 109
       
FILM and VISUAL STUDIES
The Art of Film AFVS 70 Laura Frahm TuTh 10:30-11:45am, Tu 6pm-9pm for film screenings Carpenter Center Lecture Hall
Modernization in the Visual United States Environment, 1890-2035 AFVS 160 John Stilgoe TuTh 9:00-10:15am Sever 214
Adventure and Fantasy Simulation, 1871-2036 AFVS 167 John Stilgoe Tu 12:00-2:45pm Sever 215
Remapping Latin American Cinema: Chilean Film/Video 1968-2022 AFVS 169S Haden Guest & Dominga Sotomayor MW 3:00-5:45pm Carpenter Center Lecture Hall and Carpenter Center 401
 
Queer (and Queering) Cinema AFVS 175L Dennis Lim  M 3:00-5:00pm & Tu 12:00-2:45pm for film screenings  Carpenter Center B04  and Carpenter Center Lecture Hall
       
REQUIRED for all AFVS CONCENTRATORS
Sophomore Tutorial AFVS 97 David Joselit M 12:00-2:30pm Linden 100
GRADUATE COURSES OF READING & RESEARCH
Film & Visual Studies Workshop AFVS 301      
FVS Dissertation Group AFVS 305 Giuliana Bruno & Laura Frahm W 12:00-2:00pm Carpenter Center 402
Reading & Research AFVS 310      
Directed Study AFVS 320      
Teaching Workshop AFVS 330      
Film Study Center Non Fiction Filmmaking Workshop AFVS 351HFB Lucien Castaing-Taylor Tu 6:00-9:00pm Sever 416
Advanced Critical Media Practice AFVS 355R Joana Pimenta  Thu 3:00-5:45pm Sever 416
Graduate Studio Workshop AFVS 390 David Joselit W 6:00-8:45pm Carpenter Center 2nd floor