Welcome to the Fall 2012 semester! At the moment, I haven’t got a lot to post about, but I will provide you with a syllabus for this course: Syllabus for Anglophone Cultures Through Film, Fall 2012 The link is a PDF, the format I’ll use for most handouts in this class. I’ll try update this […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Welcome!
Hi everyone, Okay, so if you dropped by the office, you found The Muppet Movie is there, like I promised. If not, make sure to drop by the office as soon as possible to get it. Sorry it took a day extra, I was having technical difficulties. I told you that you should also re-watch […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Films
Folks, First of all: it seems you missed part of my post last time. Only one person has followed these instructions: One more thing. Everyone in the class, please send an email to my work email address (which you can find on the Contact Page or on the class syllabus; you can download the syllabus from […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Update…
Folks, For today’s class update, please scroll down to see my post. But before you do: In all my classes, I’ve announced the opportunity to learn how to make beer. On Sunday, 23 September, I will be teaching how to make a traditional “ale” beer to any students who are interested. We will make two […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Brewing Session: Sign Up!
Folks, Well, I asked you nicely for your emails, twice. I didn’t receive them. So when I got stuck at home with an appointment I didn’t realize was today, I tried to organize things so you could get your files today. We’ll be organizing files for our class using Dropbox. I’ve invited everyone to Dropbox […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Update on Our Films
Folks, Please check your Dropbox inbox. There are files incoming. They will finish uploading probably by late Thursday afternoon, so if you’re checking before then, please hold on just a little more. If you cannot find a new zip file in your Dropbox folder after 6:00pm, then please let me know by email right away! […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on For Next Week
Here are some films/TV series I’d suggest would be interesting in terms of possible topics for your midterm essay: The Beginners Kick-Ass Hitch The Princess Bride Dawn of the Dead Trainspotting Zombieland Weeds, Season 1 The Sopranos, Season 1 Hackers Cloverfield or The Blair Witch Project The Private Lives of Pippa Lee I suggest you […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Essay Topic Films
A reminder: next week (23 Oct.) we will be discussing the 2010 film Kick-Ass. I’d love to see some interesting discussion on our class email list, even if it only starts up on Friday or Saturday, after most of you have finished your exams… Also, the timing for the following class is too good to […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Kick-Ass
Folks, I was having trouble finding those documentaries I mentioned in class, so instead we’re going to be watching the TV film Brassed Off, which is set in England. There is a subtitle file for you, but some of the dialect might be a little hard to understand… the Internet is your friend. You can […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Change of Plans: Brassed Off!
UPDATE (6 Nov. 2012) : I promised to post about the dates and times of other upcoming events in our department, so I decided to add it to this post. As it stands, the schedule is: Movie Night: Thursday, 8 Nov., 5pm. For location information, see the message board outside IH341. Free beer and a […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Movie Night: Date & Time Change & Upcoming Events