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Scott Higgins

Charles W. Fries Professor of Film Studies

Professor of Film Studies

Center for Film Studies, 156
860-685-3176

Director, College of Film and the Moving Image

Chair, Film Studies

Curator of the Wesleyan Cinema Archives

shiggins@wesleyan.edu

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BA Oakland University
MA Univ of Wisconsin Madison
PHD Univ of Wisconsin Madison

Scott Higgins

Higgins teaches courses about film history, genre, and aesthetics. His books include Harnessing the Rainbow: Technicolor Aesthetics in the 1930s, Arnheim for Film and Media Studies, and Matinee Melodrama: Playing with Formula in the Sound Serial. He offered the first ever Massive Open Online Course in film, and maintains the blog Thinking Cinematically.

Academic Affiliations

Office Hours

Monday 9:30am - 12:30 PM, Tuesday 1:00 - 3:00 PM

Courses

Fall 2017
FILM 307 - 01
The Language of Hollywood

FILM 324 - 01
Visual Storytelling

Spring 2018
FILM 341 - 01
The Cinema of Horror