Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2005/2006
Canadian Excellence

Film Studies
Department of English & Film Studies

Honours BA and General BA in combination and Minor:

Department of English & Film Studies

Full-Time Faculty

Notes: FS Courses

Film Studies courses typically consist of 3 lecture/tutorial hours and 2 film-viewing hours. Films are typically in English or with English subtitles.
Senior Film Studies courses are not typically available for Year 1 students.

Seminar Courses

The 400 level seminar courses given below, are available to Year 4 Honours Film Studies students only. Other students may be admitted by permission of the department.

Course Offerings
Course #TitleCredits
FS101 Film and the Literary Text 0.5
FS102 Film and the Photographic Image 0.5
FS240 Film History 1895-1939 0.5
FS242 Film History 1939-1969 0.5
FS243 The Film-Director as Artist 0.5
FS244 Canadian Film 0.5
FS245 Documentary Film 0.5
FS246 German Film 0.5
FS247 Film History since 1969 0.5
FS248 British Film 0.5
FS249 Hollywood Detective Film 0.5
FS251 Film Comedy 0.5
FS252 Film Noir 0.5
FS253 The Gangster 0.5
FS300 Themes in European Cinema 0.5
FS331 Script Reading and Writing 0.5
FS335 Aesthetic Practices of Spanish and Latin American Filmmakers 0.5
FS341 Film Theory and Criticism 0.5
FS343 Special Topics in Film Studies 0.5
FS344 American Film since 1969 0.5
FS347 Film Theory and Genre 0.5
FS349 Film Theory and Melodrama 0.5
FS350 Film Musical/Musical Film 0.5
FS360 Postcolonialism and Film 0.5
FS361 Reading Gothic Film 0.5
FS362 Gender and Film 0.5
FS440 Topics in Contemporary Film Theory 0.5
FS441 Topics in Film and Cultural Studies 0.5
FS442 Topics in Authorship and Film 0.5
FS443 Topics in Gender, Genre and Narrative 0.5
FS444 Topics in Film and the Other Arts 0.5
FS445 Topics in Film Spectatorship 0.5