Graduate School Meditations · Professional Development

Cat People, Zombies, and Body Snatchers: Classic Horror from the End of the Studio System: Ta Reflections

This class surveyed the body of films produced by Val Lewton at RKO studios from 1942-1946.  The course included the complete Lewton filmography but was centered on the Lewton unit's horror films.  The course was supplemented with optional "Binge" films that further contextualized the cinematic discourse of these horror films in their moment.  The course… Continue reading Cat People, Zombies, and Body Snatchers: Classic Horror from the End of the Studio System: Ta Reflections

Graduate School Meditations · Professional Development

Self and Society Through Film: TA Reflections

This course, which I joined as a Teaching Assistant, presented students with a set of texts and concepts that urged them to think critically about the relationships of self and society with our particular media culture in mind.  The course moved thorough key texts in existential philosophy, popular texts that present arguments about media technology,… Continue reading Self and Society Through Film: TA Reflections