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Media and Film Studies

  • The media studies courses explore questions that deal with the political, economic and social relationship between art, media and society, with attention paid to the current evolution of media and the influence of technology on what has been previously defined only as artistic endeavor.

    Depending on the course, a range of artistic, political and cultural phenomena will be discussed, such as new media, social media, digital humanities, advertising, popular music, consumerism, global media, television, virtual reality and the Internet.

  • The film studies courses take up the challenge of reading film as a social, economic and political text that transcends its value as merely entertainment or cultural production.

    You can expect to study the cinematic form, narrative structure, and its productive and distribution value, as well as film history, genre, individual fimmakers, theory and topical classes dealing with issues ranging from the representation of gender to world cinema.

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Robert Sitton Publishes Biography

Dr. Robert Sitton's biography, Lady in the Dark: Iris Barry and the Art of Film was published by Columbia University Press in April 2014.

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July 26, 2014 – August 11, 2014

HI: Europa 2014 Study Tour - Helsinki, St. Petersburg, Umea (Sweden), Amsterdam

Short-term study: exploring the cultural, environmental and creative contributions of five impressive European cities to our global society. Focus:...

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August 02, 2014 – August 03, 2014

ArtBurst NorthWest at Marylhurst University

ArtBurst NorthWest, formerly the West Linn Fine Arts Festival, has evolved into a high-quality juried art show and festival, a thriving community e...

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August 23, 2014

Undergraduate Information Session

Learn about bachelor's degree programs, financing your education, earning college credit for life learning, and your career options. Take a campus ...

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