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"Matthew H. Bernstein" <[log in to unmask]>
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Mon, 19 Sep 2005 14:49:48 -0400
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For the record, Emory University has one.

Click on "Students" and scroll down.

Matthew Bernstein

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From: "Barbara Baker" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Monday, September 19, 2005 2:25 PM
Subject: Re: [SCREEN-L] Grad Certificate

>I don't know of any program currently with such a certificate, but I know I 
>would have loved one when completing my degree at USC back in the 1980s.  I 
>was in the Communication Department, but took courses in the Film School as 
>a cognate area, and completed a dissertation that was as much a critical 
>film study as a critical rhetorical study.  Luckily, I've been able to 
>finally move into teaching some film courses where I teach, but it may have 
>been easier to get employment coming out from grad school with such a 
>certificate.  I don't know if those who hire would find such a certificate 
>also useful, but I have a feeling it would appeal to some universities 
>(e.g. my own).
> Sincerely,
> Barbara L. Baker, Ph.D.
> Professor
> Department of Communication
> Central Missouri State University
> Warrensburg, MO. 65493
>>>> [log in to unmask] 9/19/2005 12:38 PM >>>
> Dear subscribers,
> I am in the process of investigating the viability of offering a graduate
> certificate in film to students earning PhDs in other (non-film)
> departments. This would be offered to students who might wish to earn a
> credential in film because they will teach film (e.g. students in American
> Studies who might include film in a cultural studies course, or foreign
> language students who might offer a course in a national cinema) and/or 
> who
> might include some film in their dissertation but are not housed in a film
> program.  I have seen models for this sort of thing with gender studies 
> but
> am not aware of programs in film.  If any of you know of such programs, 
> can
> you please contact me?  If you have opinions about their viability or
> usefulness, I'd love to hear from you.You can contact me directly at
> [log in to unmask]  If subscribers are interested in this issue, I 
> can
> offer a list and summary of comments.
> Thanks for your help,
> Pam Wojcik
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