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my department at michigan state university has a film studies major 
in the english dept itself.
it is not simply a question of film courses, but an actual major 
within the dept. i wonder how many others have this arrangement; and 
i suppose that if professor gershovich wanted to contact the 
co-chairs of the film program, he could do so. i imagine it is a 
rarity to have this arrangement instead of a separate dept or a dept 
in a com arts program
ken harrow

At 03:26 PM 7/24/2006, you wrote:
>I'm not sure if there any many recent and comprehensive studies of 
>these kinds, but a starting place might be guide to teaching film 
>published by the Modern Language Association and edited by Gerald 
>Mast.  It provides a brief essays on different aspects of teaching 
>film within the English curriculum.  It's now out of print, but I 
>recall seeing a notice that a new version of a similar book for MLA 
>is in the works.
>
>Don Larsson
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>Donald F. Larsson
>Department of English, AH 230
>Minnesota State University
>Mankato, MN  56001
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>Can anyone direct me scholarly materials on the development of film study
>within English departments?
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>I'm  especially interested in 1) histories of film study as situated within
>English departments and 2) perspectives on the role of film studies within
>the broader function of the college English department (as the locus of
>literary study, composition instruction, etc.)
>
>Mikhail Gershovich
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Kenneth W. Harrow
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