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The Center for Film and Media Studies offers courses in the history, aesthetics, and theory of film, video, and new media. Additionally, we offer creative production courses in digital video and 16mm film. We offer the BA (major) and a Ph.D. in Film and Media Studies through the Department of English.

Undergraduates can earn a major in English with a concentration in Film and Media Studies by constructing their own series of courses in consultation with the program director. Our major provides crucial knowledge and analytical skills for the study and production of art and culture, as well as the core strengths of a humanities education. Our doctoral program allows for advanced study in film theory, history, analysis and production, by pursuing a courses and a dissertation under the close advisement of our faculty.

Undergraduate Studies


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About Our Faculty

Our faculty is actively engaged in significant film and media studies research, publication, and production. Their specialties include a full range of world cinema, comic book art and the graphic novel, digital and hypermedia, and the making of video and film art. See