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Intro to Film
CMS 2100
Film Analysis & Criticism
CMS 4310
History of Cinema
FILM 2700
Film Production
Major
Study Abroad Diversity Initiatives

                                                          


          

Dr. Virginia Bonner
Professor of Film and Media Studies
Department of Visual and Performing Arts
Clayton State University
Office: Music Building, room 105
Office Hours: scheduled via AdvisorConnect, by email, Skype, & by appt.
Phone: (678) 466-4713
Fax: (678) 466-4769
Email: vbonner@clayton.edu
Web: http://www.virginiabonner.com
Skype: virginia.bonner

Education

Ph.D. in Women's Studies and Film Studies, Emory University, 2003
M.A. in Art History, University of Florida, 1993
B.S. in Psychology, University of Florida, 1991

Teaching

In Fall 2017, I am teaching Introduction to Film (CMS 2100) and Film History (FILM 2700).

In Spring 2018, I am teaching Introduction to Film (CMS 2100), Film Analysis & Criticism (CMS 4310), and TBA.

In Summer 2018 I am teaching Introduction to Film (CMS 2100).

Courses taught during these and future semesters may include:

Introduction to Film (CMS 2100)

History of Cinema (FILM 2700)

Media and Culture (CMS 3101)

National Cinemas (CMS 3340)
    Deconstructing Disney
   
The French New Wave
    African American Cinema

Film Analysis and Criticism (CMS 4310)

Women and Film (CMS 4320)

Women and the Arts (CMS 4810)

Film Genres (CMS 4330)

Women and Popular Culture (CMS 3810)

Selected Topics (CMS 4800)
    Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Art
    Italian Renaissance Architecture

Great Works in Art History (ART 5000)
   

Research & Service

I have published several articles and anthology chapters on films by Agns Varda and Alain Resnais. Current projects include several articles on Sally Potter's Yes (2005), on Jonathan Caouette's Tarnation (2004), and on Disney's The Princess and the Frog (2009). Ongoing, I am editing a book manuscript on the experimental documentary cinema of Paris' Left Bank Group; key directors for this study include Chris Marker, Agns Varda, and Alain Resnais.

I serve on multiple committees, including as co-chair of the Dean's Diversity Initiatives Committee, as chair of the Promotion and Tenure Committee for the Visual and Performing Arts Department, and as Secretary for Clayton State's chapter of AAUP, the American Association of University Professors.

Film Festivals

For information about current and future film festivals in the Atlanta area, see the Film Festivals and Resources page.

Links:

The Bachelor's Degree in Communication and Media Studies

Department of Visual and Performing Arts
College of Arts and Sciences
Clayton State University