Courses: Advanced Film Seminar (ENGLH384B01)

Spring 2011

A seminar charting the emergence of American avant-garde film from the influences of European avant-garde filmmaking, particularly French Impressionism, Dada and Surrealism, to the literary Modernism of Gertrude Stein, Jorge Luis Borges, Ezra Pound, Charles Olson, Robert Creeley and Anaïs Nin. It provides an introduction to the aesthetics of avant-garde and experimental film as an alternative to mainstream film and to narrative film.

Syllabus: View course syllabus

Prerequisites: Two 200-level English courses or permission of instructor.

Fulfills: HU III Limit:15


English (Web site)

Taught By

Peter Gaffney (Profile)


Haverford, Wdsd

Meeting Times

MW 2:30-4:00