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      W 7,8          FILM SCREENING  MI-100

This course focuses on American screen comedy from the 1920s to the 1970s, with two more contemporary comedies screened and discussed in the last two weeks.  The course will include comedians such as Harold Lloyd, Buster Keaton, Charlie Chaplin, the Marx Brothers, Jerry Lewis, and Woody Allen.  Among the comic directors to be covered are Ernst Lubitsch, Leo McCarey, Frank Capra, Howard Hawks, Preston Sturges, and Billy Wilder.  Contemporary filmmakers to be announced.

Course requirements include two 5 page papers and a final exam.

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Upcoming Events

25 Sep 2018;
08:00PM -
Writers at Rutgers Reading Series | Tyehimba Jess
27 Sep 2018;
04:00PM - 06:00PM
"The Future of African Studies"
27 Sep 2018;
04:00PM - 06:00PM
"The Future of African Studies"
11 Oct 2018;
04:30PM - 06:30PM
Tentative Job Talk & Reception
18 Oct 2018;
08:00PM -
Writers at Rutgers Reading Series | Frank Bidart

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