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Wednesdays 9:00-1:00
2:00-5:00 or 6:00-9:00

Thursdays 10:00 12:00

Fridays 10:00-1:00

Film 1 and Lecture [Sem.2 C1105]
Film 2 [Com. 326]

Seminar 1 [Com. 308/323]
Film 3 [Sem. 2 C1105]

Seminar 2/ Wrap [Com. 308/323]
Study Groups Meet



Harold Lloyd, Safety last! 1923


Benshoff, Harry and Sean Griffin.  America on Film:  Representing Race, Class, Gender, and Sexuality at the Movies .  Blackwell, 2004. 

Powermaker, Hortense. Hollywood: The Dream Factory    1950.  http://www.mirrorservice.org/sites/astro.temple.edu/~ruby/wava/powder/index.html

Pratchett, Terry.  Moving Pictures .  Harper Torch, 1990. 

Thomson, David.  The Whole Equation : A History of Hollywood . Vintage, 2006 (Please purchase the 6 th edition.)

Kael, Pauline, "The Glamour of Delinquency." In I Lost It at the Movies. New York: Marion Boyars Publishers Ltd, 1965/1998. Download PDF

Didion, Joan. "I Can't Get That Monster Out of My Mind." In Slouching Towards Bethlehem. New York: Farrar,Straus and Giroux, 1961/1968. Download PDF


1. Full participation in all class activities (this means no absences unless documented by a written excuse from a doctor).

2. Timely attendance at program events (this means no lateness will be tolerated in this program).

3. The successful completion of a series of assignments.

4. Evaluation conference and written self-evaluation.

5. Partial credit or incompletes will not be available in this program.



We, the faculty and students in HOLLYWOOD  agree to work together to develop our understandings of Hollywood and its role in American culture. 

We will come to each class session prepared with readings or projects, and we will enter into the spirit of inquiry fully and enthusiastically.  We will take seriously our commitment to study the films of Hollywood and understand that we will be considering historical documents that may be challenging to our contemporary sensibilities.  We will support our colleagues’ work with lively questions and encouragement.  We will take our own and others’ work seriously.

In all of our work (including our blogs and our published wiki pages) we are all representatives of the college and will operate within the guidelines of the Evergreen Social Contract. http://apps.leg.wa.gov/WAC/default.aspx?cite=174-121-010

We agree to take up disagreements with the person(s) concerned, and to do this in a spirit of respect.

In program planning, Jin agrees to be lead on, managing the budget, book ordering, and enrollment details and to orient students new to Evergreen.  Sally agrees to make the phone calls, maintain the program website, inspire costuming,  and organize the workshops.  We agree to work together as a team, and to enjoy our work together.