2021‑22 Cinema and Media Studies Elective Classes

The following electives taught in 2021-22 can count toward the degree in Cinema & Media Studies. Unless otherwise indicated, they are taught at Dalhousie or the University of King’s College. We anticipate that more classes will be added to this list over the summer months.

FALL TERM

  • CLAS 2515: Myth into Film* (Note: not normally a regular elective in the CMS Major, but approved for this year only as the syllabus draws on scholarship in Film Studies)
  • FILM 2346: Eastern European Cinema: War, Love, Revolution. Online asynchronous.
  • FILM 3320: Italian National Cinema: New Wave, Online asynchronous.
  • FILM 4101: Short Apprenticeship* (contact fspa.cinema@dal.ca)
  • FILM 4103: Long Apprenticeship a* (contact fspa.cinema@dal.ca)
  • FILM/PERF 4926: Creative Responses to A Midsummer Night's Dream.
  • JOUR 3663: Documentary Journalism.
  • PERF 3721: Digital Design for Performance 1* (counts as a film production credit, contact karyn.mccallum@dal.ca to enrol)
  • NSCAD. AHIS 2820: History of Animation.
  • NSCAD. AHIS/FHIS 3853: Media, Politics and Culture.
  • St. Mary's University. ENGL 2325: Media and Everyday Life
  • St. Mary's University. RELS 3356: Religions in Film, online

WINTER TERM

  • ENGL 2095: Narrative in the Cinema
  • ENGL 3300: TV Theory and Criticism
  • FILM 2337: Russian Film II. Online asynchronous.
  • FILM 4101: Short Apprenticeship* (contact fspa.cinema@dal.ca)
  • FILM 4104: Long Apprenticeship b* (contact fspa.cinema@dal.ca)
  • HSTC 2500: Science Fiction in Film.* Online asynchronous.
  • PERF 3722: Digital Design for Performance 2.* (Fall PERF 3721 required as prerequisite; counts as a film production credit, contact karyn.mccallum@dal.ca to enrol)
  • NSCAD. AHIS 3840: Art Cinema Histories.
  • St. Mary's University. ENGL 2325: The Media in Everyday Life.
  • St. Mary's University: ENGL 3551: Film and the City.

*Indicates courses that count towards the Cinema and Media Studies Major/Double Major/Combined Honours but not the Film Minor. Film Minor students are welcome to take these as general electives.