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David Desser
David Desser (born 1953)[1] is emeritus professor of cinema studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign
University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign
and former director of that university's Unit for Cinema Studies.[2] He is an expert in Asian cinema, particularly the cinema of Japan, as well as in Jewish cinema. He is the former editor of Cinema Journal,[3] which is published by the Society for Cinema and Media Studies, the world's largest organization of scholars of cinema and media.[4] He is currently co-editor of the Journal of Japanese and Korean Cinema. References[edit]^ "Desser, David". Library of Congress Authorities. Retrieved 10 February 2012.  ^ Lynn, Andrea. "U. of I. Cinema Expert Offers Commentary on New Release of Seven Samurai". University of Illinois. Retrieved 10 February 2012.  ^ "U.S. Film Periodicals". Jump Cut
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Film Studies
Film
Film
studies is an academic discipline that deals with various theoretical, historical, and critical approaches to films. It is sometimes subsumed within media studies and is often compared to television studies. Film
Film
studies is less concerned with advancing proficiency in film production than it is with exploring the narrative, artistic, cultural, economic, and political implications of the cinema.[1] In searching for these social-ideological values, film studies takes a series of critical approaches for the analysis of production, theoretical framework, context, and creation.[2] In this sense the film studies discipline exists as one in which the teacher does not always assume the primary educator role; the featured film itself serves that function. Also, in studying film, possible careers include critic or production
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University Of Illinois At Urbana–Champaign
The University of Illinois
Illinois
at Urbana–Champaign (also known as U of I, Illinois, or colloquially as the University of Illinois
Illinois
or UIUC)[7][8] is a public research university in Illinois
Illinois
and the flagship institution of the University of Illinois system
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Asian Cinema
Asian cinema refers to the film industries and films produced in the continent of Asia, and is also sometimes known as Eastern cinema. More commonly, however, it is most often used to refer to the cinema of Eastern, Southeastern and Southern Asia. West Asian cinema is sometimes classified as part of Middle Eastern cinema, along with the cinema of Egypt. The cinema of Central Asia
Asia
is often grouped with the Middle East
Middle East
or, in the past, the cinema of the Soviet Union during the Soviet Central Asia
Asia
era
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Jewish Cinema
Jewish culture
Jewish culture
is the culture of the Jewish people
Jewish people
from the formation of the Jewish nation in biblical times through life in the diaspora and the modern state of Israel. Judaism
Judaism
guides its adherents in both practice and belief, so that it has been called not only a religion, but an orthopraxy.[1] Not all individuals or all cultural phenomena can be classified as either "secular" or "religious", a distinction native to Enlightenment thinking.[2] Jewish culture
Jewish culture
in its etymological meaning retains linkage to the Jewish people's land of origin, the people named for the Kingdom of Judah, study of Jewish texts, practice of community charity, and Jewish history
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Cinema Journal
Cinema Journal is published by the University of Texas Press
University of Texas Press
on behalf of the Society for Cinema and Media Studies (formerly the Society for Cinema Studies). It covers film studies, television studies, media studies, visual arts, cultural studies, film and media history, and moving image studies. See also[edit]List of film periodicalsExternal links[edit]Official websiteThis entertainment magazine or journal–related article is a stub. You can help by expanding it.v t eSee tips for writing articles about magazines
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Society For Cinema And Media Studies
The Society for Cinema and Media Studies (formerly the Society for Cinema Studies) is an organization of professors and scholars. Its home office is at the University of Oklahoma, but it has members throughout the world. SCMS holds an annual conference and publishes Cinema Journal, a periodical featuring articles on media from a critical (i.e., not empirical) perspective. This includes, but is not limited to, film studies, television studies, media studies, visual arts, cultural studies, film and media history, and moving image studies. Its stated goals are:to promote all areas of media studies within universities and two-and four-year colleges; to encourage and reward excellence in scholarship and writing; to facilitate and improve the teaching of media studies as disciplines and to advance multi-cultural awareness and interaction
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Jump Cut (journal)
Jump Cut: A Review of Contemporary Media is an online journal covering the analysis of film, television, video, and related media.[1] Its stated goal is to approach its subject from a "nonsectarian left, feminist, and anti-imperialist" perspective. It takes its name from the jump cut, a film editing technique in which an abrupt visual change occurs. Jump Cut was established in 1974 by John Hess, Chuck Kleinhans (Northwestern University), and Julia Lesage (University of Oregon). It was published in print in tabloid form until 2001. Soon after, it began publishing online.[2] See also[edit]Political cinemaReferences[edit]^ Hudson, Dave (November 25, 2013). "Jump Cut 55, Ulmer, Hanoun". Fandor.  ^ "About us". Jump Cut. Retrieved 2015-09-15. This article about a humanities journal is a stub. You can help by expanding it.v t eSee tips for writing articles about academic journals
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Stony Brook Happenings
The State University of New York
State University of New York
at Stony Brook (also known as Stony Brook University or SUNY
SUNY
Stony Brook) is a public sea-grant and space-grant research university in the eastern United States
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Special
Special
Special
or the specials or variation, may refer to:.mw-parser-output .tocright float:right;clear:right;width:auto;background:none;padding:.5em 0 .8em 1.4em;margin-bottom:.5em .mw-parser-output .tocright-clear-left clear:left .mw-parser-output .tocright-clear-both clear:both .mw-parser-output .tocright-clear-none clear:none Contents1 Policing 2 Literature 3 Film and television 4 Music4.1 Albums 4.2 Songs5 Computing 6 Other uses 7 See alsoPolicing[edit] Specials, Ulster
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Cinema Of Japan
The cinema of Japan
Japan
(日本映画, Nihon eiga, also known domestically as 邦画 hōga, "domestic cinema") has a history that spans more than 100 years. Japan
Japan
has one of the oldest and largest film industries in the world; as of 2010, it was the fourth largest by number of feature films produced.[5] In 2011 Japan
Japan
produced 411 feature films that earned 54.9% of a box office total of US$2.338 billion.[6] Movies have been produced in Japan
Japan
since 1897, when the first foreign cameramen arrived. In a Sight & Sound list of the best films produced in Asia, Japanese works made up eight of the top 12, with Tokyo Story (1953) ranked number one
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David Desser
David Desser (born 1953)[1] is emeritus professor of cinema studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign
University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign
and former director of that university's Unit for Cinema Studies.[2] He is an expert in Asian cinema, particularly the cinema of Japan, as well as in Jewish cinema. He is the former editor of Cinema Journal,[3] which is published by the Society for Cinema and Media Studies, the world's largest organization of scholars of cinema and media.[4] He is currently co-editor of the Journal of Japanese and Korean Cinema. References[edit]^ "Desser, David". Library of Congress Authorities. Retrieved 10 February 2012.  ^ Lynn, Andrea. "U. of I. Cinema Expert Offers Commentary on New Release of Seven Samurai". University of Illinois. Retrieved 10 February 2012.  ^ "U.S. Film Periodicals". Jump Cut
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