WHAT WITHERS IN THE AGE OF THE TECHNOLOGICAL REPRODUCIBILITY OF THE
WORK OF ART IS THE LATTERS AURA
CCS 101: Introduction to Cinema and Cultural Studies
September 11, 2013
Walter Benjamin in his classic essay, The Work of Art in
CCS 101 Week 5
Marita Sturken and Lisa Cartwright, Practice of Looking
Visuality is used to express and interpret meaning.
Meanings are framed, produced, constructed with
Longitudes and Latitudes: Exploring the W orld After September 11.
Prologue: The Super-Story
Thomas L. Friedman
I am a big believer in the idea of the super-story, the notion that we all carry around with us a big lens, a big
framework, through which w
Globalization and Inequality
Author(s): Melinda Mills
Source: European Sociological Review, Vol. 25, No. 1 (Feb., 2009), pp. 1-8
Published by: Oxford University Press
Stable URL: http:/www.jstor.org/stable/25548302
Accessed: 21-03-2016 11:18 UTC
Is The Battle of Algiers a example of Third Cinema?
The film The Battle of Algiers is actually an amazing example of what a third cinema film
would be. First let me explain what third cinema is and how this film greatly represents
Dan-ju Claire Yu
Shadow play in China (originated in Han
Dynasty, widely popular in 16th)
Magic lantern(17th): ancestor of modern
Illusion of motion
Two images appear to
CCS 101 Essay #1
Step 1: Choose one of the following passages from Benjamins WoA essay.
1. what withers in the age of the technological reproducibility of the work of art is the
latters aura (p. 22).
2. Just as the entire mode of existence of human collec
Monday, Oct. 28 Coin-Op Arcade Video Games
Raiford Guins. Intruder Alert! Intruder Alert! Video Games in Space. Journal of Visual
Culture. Vol. 3. No. 2. 2004, pp.195 211.
Rochelle Slovin. Hot Circuits: ReecJons
Monday, Nov. 4 Multimedia, Multi-Platform
Anne Friedberg. The End of Cinema: Multi-media and technological change.
Reinventing Film Studies. Eds. Christine Gledhill and Linda Williams. London:
Arnold, 2000, pp. 438 452.
Derek Kompare. Publishing Flow: DVD
Wednesday, Oct. 2 The Cinema4c Apparatus
Roland Barthes. The Rustle of Language. Berkeley:
University of California Press, 1986, Leaving the
Movie Theater, pp.
Jean-Louis Baudry. The Apparatus: Metapsy
Wednesday, Oct. 16
Making Room for TV
Lynn Spigel. Make Room For TV: Television and the Family Ideal in Postwar America.
Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1992, Chapter 4: The Home Theater, pp. 99-135.
Monday, Oct. 7
Mary Morley Cohen. Forgo0en Audiences in the
Passion Pits: Drive-in theatres and changing
spectator prac>ces in post-war America. Film
History 6 (Winter). 1994, pp.
Intro to Cultural Studies
Denotation and Connotation
relationship to the
ideas framed ( or
Can cinema give a truthful account of a historical event?
Given the way that cinema is made we are subjected to only see what the director wants
to portray in their films. When given the question can cinema give a truthful
Can cinema truly represent reality?
When looking at cinematography one can see that both reality and cinema may
correlate with one another and in general cinema truly represents reality. Movies about
important events in hi
Ancient Roman History
a. Founding of Rome 753 B.C. (conventional date)
a. Founding of Republic 509 B.C. (according to Varro)
a. First Triumvirate: Caesar, Pompey, and Crassus (e. 54 B.C.)
b. Second Triumv
1805-1815 Napoleonic war
1815 Napoleon defeated
1815-1825 crack down against progressive monarchy
Cabinet members changed from progressive members to conservative members
1815-1825 philosophy departments shut down.
Russian philosophers are mor
EUR 101 Exam 2 material
Eur 101 Exam 2 Material.
Ancient Egypt King and Queen Menkaure 2500s B.C. - stylized, perfect
body-reverse triangle, wide torso. Hair style. Body is not free standing, hold
by support system. The importance and significa
EUR 101 Lecture 7
Separatist- separates Iliad and the Odyssey
Rage Goddess, sing the rage of PELEUS SON ACHILES,
Murderous, doomed, that cost the Achaeans countless losses,
Hurling down to the House of Death so many study souls,
Mise en scene
Week 5 CCS 101
What are some of the recurrent
objects/images/ animals/mise en scene in
All That Heaven Allows? How are they
presented and what are their symbolic
Mise en scene
Work of Art in the Age of
CCS 101 Week 2
German literary and
cultural critic, philosopher
Associated with the
Frankfurt School ( a
school of neo-Marxist
social theory associated
with Goethe Uni
Benjamin, Cinema, and Modernity
Mon Sept 9
Film as Training Ground for Modern Life
Just as the enCre mode of existence of human
collecCves changes over long historical periods, so
CCS 101 Essay #4:
DUE: Dec 4th by 11amsubmit electronically via Blackboard
900-1000 words. Write word count at end of essay.
In Unit 4 we have considered contemporary modes of visual culture that emerge after cinema:
multimedia and multiformat, convergenc
CCS 101 Essay #2:
DUE: Monday, OCT 14 - at 11am in lecture
700-800 words. Write word count at end of essay.
The readings from Unit Two all examine cinematic experience via specific technological devices,
notable architectural forms, or other definitive co
Financialization and Income Inequality: A Post Keynesian Institutionalist Analysis
Author(s): David A. Zalewski and Charles J. Whalen
Source: Journal of Economic Issues, Vol. 44, No. 3 (SEPTEMBER 2010), pp. 757-777
Published by: Association for Evolutiona
Wealth and Income Inequality: An Economic and Ethical Analysis
Author(s): Brian P. Simpson
Source: Journal of Business Ethics, Vol. 89, No. 4 (Nov., 2009), pp. 525-538
Published by: Springer
Stable URL: http:/www.jstor.org/stable/27735209
The Economics of Outsourcing: How Should Policy Respond?
Author(s): Thomas Palley
Source: Review of Social Economy, Vol. 66, No. 3 (SEPTEMBER 2008), pp. 279-295
Published by: Taylor & Francis, Ltd.
Stable URL: http:/www.jstor.org/stable/29770476 .