BU Film School

Tuesday, June 27, 2006

Black Comedy in Film and Literature (FT 553)

Session: Summer II, 2004
Instructor: Stephen Geller
Location: General Studies Building, 750 Commonwealth Ave., Room 208
Class times: Tuesdays/Thursdays, noon to 3:30 p.m.

TA's e-mail: prisco@bu.edu.

Class notes

Tuesday, July 6
Thursday, July 8
Tuesday, July 13
Thursday, July 15
Tuesday, July 20
Thursday, July 22 (midterm)
Tuesday, July 27
Thursday, July 29
Tuesday, August 3
Thursday, August 5
Tuesday, August 10
Thursday, August 12

Exam dates
Midterm: Thursday, July 22
Final: Thursday, August 12

Readings
First week: Troilus and Cressida, A Modest Proposal
Second week: In Praise of Folly
Third week: Network, Hospital
Fourth week: "Candide"
Fifth week: "Slaughterhouse-Five"
Sixth week: "Duluth"

Films
First week: Dr. Strangelove, Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie
Second week: The Ruling Class, Full Metal Jacket
Third week: Network, Lolita
Fourth week: "Wag the Dog", "Bob Roberts"
Fifth week: "Slaughterhouse-Five", "Son of Sam"
Sixth week: "Phantom of Liberty"

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