Film Studies Concentration

For Undergraduate English Majors

As an English major, you design your own concentration — a program of study based on your areas of interest, organized around a controlling theme or topic — with the help of your advisor. Below are some recommendations for students interested in this area.

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Recommended Courses

Recommended Experienes

Career Opportunities

  • Archivist for Museums or Film Studios 
  • Teacher 
  • Researcher 
  • Writer/Screenwriter 
  • Event Planning: Film & Theatre Festivals 
  • Entertainment Lawyer 
  • Audiovisual Production
  • Grant writer/Non-profit Administration
  • Film Director or Producer

Professors to Know

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Marco Abel

Professor and Department Chair
Courtesy Appointment in Department of Communication Studies
204A Andrews Hall (402) 472-1850
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Wheeler Winston Dixon

Ryan Professor of Film Studies and Coordinator of Film Studies 133 Andrews Hall (402) 472-6064 Website
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Kwakiutl Dreher

Associate Professor 213 Andrews Hall
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Gwendolyn Audrey Foster

Willa Cather Professor of English and Film Studies 224 Andrews Hall (402) 472-1854 Website

Other People to Know

Dr. Dooling (College of Law)

Valérie Orlando

Patrice Petro

Steven Shaviro

David Sterritt