Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Schedule September 12-16, 2011

Monday, September 12

Meet in Black Box to watch The Dark Knight.

Tuesday, September 13

Finish The Dark Knight in Class.  Start discussion the themes and questions the movie raises.

Wednesday, September 14

1.  Intro to Film Study:  The History of Film, Part 1
2.  Philosophy according to Bio-Mechanics, Part2

Thursday, September 15

1.  Intro to Film Study:  The History of Film, Part 2
2.  Discuss the paper

Friday, September 16

1.  Watch, "The Great Train Robbery."  Discuss.
2.  Basic Film Language:  The Shot
3.  Watch first 15 minutes of Pink Floyd's the Wall

On Monday, meet in Black Box.  We will finish the film there on Monday.

Saturday, September 10, 2011

Batman: See Where it All Began (Detective Comics #27)

As we get ready to jump into The Dark Knight, you can now read where it all began.  As we talked about in class on Friday, Batman made his first appearance in Detective Comic #27 in 1939. 

DC comics has now made it available online.  You can read the comic by clicking the link below:

Detective Comics #27

Thursday, September 8, 2011

Review for CAT Test

Your CAT quiz over the sociology portion of the class is on Friday, September 9.  If you need another review sheet, click here.

Note:  Make sure you add Clifford Geertz to the people section.

There are also flashcards available to help you study.  Click on the links below:

Sociological Thinkers flashcards

Sociological Theories flashcards