Creating Feminist Media VM444 - Emerson College Course Syllabus Students develop their authorial voice through creating socially-conscious film, video, and/or audio projects. Students critically examine the work of female-identified media artists, discuss key intersectional feminist issues, and explore artistic interpretations of the female experience. Class discussion, screenings, and critical readings provide the necessary foundation for innovative and informed media projects. Note: the nature of this course requires the screening and discussion of potentially sensitive material during every class.
Race and Gender in Contemporary Hollywood VM402 - Emerson College Course Syllabus Students dive into contemporary issues around race and gender in American film, television, and digital media cultures by integrating feminist theory, critical race theory, industry texts, and personal narratives from industry specialists to understand this complex moment in Hollywood's history, both onscreen and behind-the-scenes. Students engage deeply with current issues through weekly readings, weekly writing assignments, oral presentations, and a final research project.
Introduction to Documentary Production VM242 - Emerson College Course Syllabus An introductory course on single-camera field production for students who want to learn the art and technology of non-fiction storytelling. Through a series of workshops, screenings, and hands-on production projects, this course emphasizes content development, storytelling strategies, and production skills in the context of relevant ethical, aesthetic, and social issues.
History of Media Arts II: 1965 - Present VM101 - Emerson College Course Syllabus Explores the historical development of the media arts, focusing on the continuing development of the film, broadcasting, and sound recording industries after 1965, as well as the development of video and digital technologies. Investigates the relationships between economics, industrial history, and social and political systems, and the styles and techniques of specific films and videos, broadcast programs, and digital media products.