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Negri, Sabrina Assistant Professor

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Research

research overview

  • Sabrina Negri is a film scholar, archivist, and preservationist. Her current work focuses on the digital preservation of analog moving images and the evidentiary value of film materials, but her broader research interests include the history of Italian colonial cinema and issues of epistemology in detective fiction.

keywords

  • horror cinema, detective fiction, film archiving

Publications

Teaching

courses taught

  • ARTF 5024 - Advanced Research Seminar
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018
    Focuses on a specific topic, director, or genre chosen by the professor. Research skills and critical thinking are emphasized. With faculty guidance, students determine individual projects and present them to the class. Class participation is mandatory. Each student submits a thorough and original research paper for a final grade. May be repeated up to 6 total credit hours. Recommended prerequisites: CINE 3051 and CINE 3061. Same as CINE 4024.
  • ARTS 5717 - Graduate Studio Critique
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019 / Spring 2020
    May be repeated up to 6 total credit hours with any single faculty member.
  • CINE 3003 - Major Film Directors
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019
    Focuses on the work of a single director or a group of related directors. Course content varies each semester. Consult the online Schedule Planner for specific topic. May be repeated up to 12 total credit hours with departmental consent. Non-majors need instructor consent. Recommended prerequisite: students with 57-180 credits (Juniors or Seniors). Formerly FILM 3003.
  • CINE 3051 - Film History 1
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018
    Intensive introduction to film history from 1895 to 1959. Topics covered include the beginnings of motion picture photography, the growth of narrative complexity from Lumiere to Griffith, American silent comedy, Soviet theories of montage, German expressionist films, and the transition to sound. Formerly FILM 3051.
  • CINE 4024 - Advanced Research Seminar
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018
    Focuses on a specific topic, director, or genre chosen by the professor. Research skills and critical thinking are emphasized. With faculty guidance, students determine individual projects and present them to the class. Class participation is mandatory. Each student submits a thorough and original research paper for a final grade. May be repeated up to 6 total credit hours. Recommended prerequisites: FILM 3051 and FILM 3061. Department enforced requisite: restricted to students with 57-180 credits (Juniors or Seniors) with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Formerly FILM 4024. Same as ARTF 5024.
  • FILM 2005 - Form, Structure, and Narrative Analysis
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018
    Analyzes the form and structure of narrative, experimental non-narrative, and documentary films. Familiarizes students with the general characteristics of the classic three-act structure, principles of adaptation, form and content of experimental films, structural approaches, and the basic formal, narrative, and rhetorical strategies of documentary filmmaking. Formerly FILM 2005.
  • FILM 3061 - Film History 2
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Spring 2019
    Starts in 1959 and follows the historical growth and evolution of film aesthetics to the present. Studies Italian neorealist, French new wave, and recent experimental films, as well as the films of major auteur figures such as Bergman, Kurosawa, Fellini, Hitchcock, Bunuel, Antonioni, and Coppola. Recommended prerequisite: CINE 3051 (minimum grade D-). Formerly FILM 3061.

Background

International Activities

global connections related to teaching and scholarly work (in recent years)

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