*** Class will meet at 8:15 until further notice ***
Part Two. The Soundtrack. Popular Music and Film.
Tues. 26 Reading. Twenty Four Frames Under . Chap. 2 (pages 213 - 231) and Film Music. Chap. 8
Thurs. 28, Popular Music and Film . "Case Study Two. The Big Chill."Film The Big Chill
Tues. 2, Reading. Soundtrack Available . "Sounding the Heart: Cultural Politics and Contemporary American Film." Pages 202 - 221
(Class will meet in room 243)
Film. Tender Mercies
Film Project. Please bring your film excerpts (5 - 7 minutes) to class. The film excerpt must be on VHS, cued with start and stop times.
Thurs. 4, Music in the Films of Quentin Tarantino Reading Chap. 10
Film Jackie Brown
Write a 2 -3 page summary on one of the readings and films.
Summary is due in class Nov. 9
Tues. 9, Discussion of Citation and Annotated Bibliography Assignments
Present and submit your annotated bibliography.
Thurs. 11, Rap, Hip hop and Film.
Film Do the Right Thing
Writing Assignment No. 4 is due. (2 - 4 pages)
Tues. 16, Film 8 Mile
Thurs. 18, Meet in the Keyboard Lab (room 64) to work on film scoring project. Bring your audio recording(s).
Popular music and film paper 3-5 pages.
Tues. 23, Presentations. Final paper topic is due.
Citation assignment is due.
Writing Assignment No. 5 is due.
Thurs. 25, Thanksgiving
Tues. 30, Oral presentations
Thurs. 2, Oral presentations and presentations of film projects
Tues. 7, Writing Conference. Bring rough draft of final paper.
Thurs. 9, Writing Conference. Bring rough draft of final paper
Portfolio of all writing assignments, including final paper (4 - 6 pages), is Dec. 14.