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introduction to film

TA Guide

Discussion Section Syllabus

TA Anya Williams

Meeting Times

Lectures:

Screenings:

Sections:

 

Office Hours:

601

603

607/8

610

January 24, 29, 31

April 8, 10, 15, 17*

Monday

Wednesday

Thursday

Tuesday

 

11:00 -   11:50      

   3:30  -   6:00 

12:05  - 12:55     

  1:20  -    2:10       

  9:55 -  10:45    

11:00 -  11:50    

11:00 -    1:00

 

ELVEHJEM L 160 

VILAS 4070

EDUCATION

SCIENCES 301

VILAS 4046

MEMORIAL LIBRARY

West Corridor, 1st Floor

 

*locate asynchronous online lectures on Canvas on days not listed as in-person meetings

Contact

akwilliams7@wisc.edu

Office: Vilas Hall, 2147, on the 2nd floor 

Office Hours: Memorial Library, 1st floor West Corridor, past the circulation desk

Course Policies

Attendance: important (we meet once a week)!    >5 absences will drop your letter grade

Email Policy: 

 

Please email me to communicate administrative information, such as excused absences, to ask simple questions, or to set up a meeting time. 

 

More complex questions about course material or assignments may be better addressed during office hours. While you may drop in, please email me beforehand to let me know you plan to come. 

Expect email responses within 1-2 business days. 

Grading:

A 93 - 100, AB 88 - 92, B 83 - 87, BC 78 - 82, C 70 - 77, D 60 - 69, F 0 - 59.

assignments

Participation

                  Attentive and Thoughtful Attendance

                                                           in Class Meetings

                  Arrive to each Discussion Section having:

                      -    Viewed the Screening

                      -    Read the Reading

                      -    Listened to the Lecture

Weekly Quizzes

                  Will be posted each Wednesday

                  Due each Friday at 11:59 pm

                  On Lectures and Readings

                  No extensions 

Discussion Posts

                  You must complete two total

                  Click on your section to sign up -> 

                  Due by Friday of the week you sign up for ->

                  Turn in the 1st by 2/16 and the 2nd by 4/12

                   500+ words & comment on a classmate's post

Shot Segmentation

                  Due 2/26

                  Watch Sorry to Bother You (Boots Riley, 2018)

                  before starting the assignment

                  Available on Swank

Final Paper Proposal

                  Due 3/18

                  You may write about one of the following films,

                   all available on Kanopy

                                                      Aftersun (Charlotte Wells, 2022)

                                                      Good Time (Josh and Benny Safdie, 2017)

                                                      Joyland (Saim Sadiq, 2023)

Final Paper

                  Due 4/17

Final Exam

                  Due 5/7

No late assignments will be accepted. No early or make-up exams.

 

See Canvas and the course syllabus for additional information and assignment directions. 

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DISCUSSION SLIDES

Week 1

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Week 2

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Behind the Scenes

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Week 3

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Week 4

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Week 5

Shot Seg due 2/26

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