Polan, Dana B., 1953-

Scenes of instruction : the beginnings of the U.S. study of film / Dana Polan. - Berkeley : University of California Press, c2007. - x, 406 p. : 1 ill. ; 23 cm. - ACLS Humanities E-Book . - ACLS Humanities E-Book. .

Includes bibliographical references (p. 377-400) and index.

First forays in film education : the pedagogy of photoplay composition at Columbia University -- A brief interlude as the movies march on : Terry Ramsaye and the New School for Social Research -- "Younger art, old college, happy union" : Harvard goes into the business and art of the movies -- Between academia and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences : the University of Southern California ventures into the cinema -- Politics as pedagogy, pedagogy as politics : the rather brief moment in time of Harry Alan Potamkin -- Appreciations of cinema : Syracuse discovers film art -- Cinematic diversions in sociology : Frederic Thrasher in the world of film appreciation -- Middlebrow translations of highbrow philosophy : the film Fandom of the 1930s Great Books intellectuals.

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Motion pictures--Study and teaching--United States.

PN1993.8.U5 / c2007