Theory + Production: Polanski, Lynch, and Kubrick

Eugene Lang College Lib Arts: Culture and Media

Liberal Arts

Undergraduate Course

Degree Students

Theory and Practice Seminar

Fall 2019

Taught By: David Bering-Porter and Talia Lugacy

Section: A

CRN: 7429

Credits: 4

This hybrid seminar will work as an ongoing conversation between these two approaches to cinema and will use as its centerpiece a different film each week from a selection of three directors whose body of work overlaps and contrasts. This semester, we will explore the work of Roman Polanski, David Lynch, and Stanley Kubrick, culminating with a practice of repetitive film-viewing that will use only one Kubrick film as our primary object for the final four weeks of the course. Drawing on theories of the auteur, feminism, and psychoanalysis in film theory, this course will provide an in-depth look at the work of these three directors and their place within film history and students will engage in both research and creative practices over the course of the semester. The guiding ideas and ideals of this seminar are that theory and production are inextricably linked and mutually informative.

College: Eugene Lang College Lib Arts (LC)

Department: Culture and Media (LCST)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Max Enrollment: 35

Add/Drop Deadline: September 9, 2019 (Monday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: November 17, 2019 (Sunday)

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Closed*

*Status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 7:32am 12/7/2019 EST

Meeting Info:

Days: Monday

Times: 4:00pm - 6:40pm

Building: Johnson/Kaplan 66 West 12th

Room: 713

Date Range: 8/26/2019 - 12/16/2019

Days: Wednesday

Times: 4:00pm - 5:40pm

Building: Johnson/Kaplan 66 West 12th

Room: 410

Date Range: 8/28/2019 - 12/11/2019