Arts, Sciences, and Engineering Film and Media Studies
Course Section Listing Course Course Title Term Credits Status
COURSE_SECTION-3-162139 FMST 244-1 The Road Movie Fall 2023 4.0 Open
Day Begin End Location Start Date End Date
MW 1400 1515 Morey Room 504 08/30/2023 12/22/2023
Enrollment: Enrolled     
Co-Located: AHST 284-1 (P), AHST 484-1, ENGL 251A-1, FMST 244-1
Instructors: Sharon Willis
Description: This course explores the remarkably elastic—and durable—genre of the road movie.  Across a range of periods in film history, and through a framework of transnational exchange and circulation, we will examine the ways this adaptable genre focuses questions of national and regional identity, racial, ethnic, gender class differences.  We will pay special attention to the road movie’s existential and phenomenological preoccupations.
Offered: Fall Spring Summer