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Syracuse Abroad - Syracuse Florence Resources: FIL

A collection of resources for Syracuse University Abroad's Florence Program.

FIL: Finding Background Information and Videos

For basic background information, video collections, and links to other related resources, check out these reference and video sources:

  • A Dictionary of Film Studies
    Covers all aspects of film studies, including terms, concepts, debates, and movements in film theory and criticism, national, international and transnational cinemas, film history, film movements and genres, film industry organizations and practices, and key technical terms and concepts in 500 detailed entries.
     
  • Filmakers Library Online
    Provides award-winning documentaries with relevance across the curriculum, race and gender studies, human rights, globalization and global studies, multiculturalism, international relations, criminal justice, the environment, bioethics, health, political science and current events, psychology, arts, literature, and more.
     
  • Encyclopedia of Sex and Gender: Men and Women in the World's Cultures
    The central aim of this encyclopedia is to give the reader a comparative perspective on issues involving conceptions of gender, gender differences, gender roles, relationships between the genders, and sexuality.
     
  • Popular Italian Cinema: Culture and Politics in a Postwar Society (eBook)
    Insights into the links between popular culture and politics in film and media studies for specialists in film and media studies, Italian and cultural studies, as well as social history.
     
  • Queer Cinema in Europe (eBook)
    Contributors to this volume resituate discussions of queer representation and desire within a uniquely diverse and divergent European context.
     
  • Queer Cinema in the World (eBook)
    Explores how queer filmmaking intersects with international sexual cultures, geopolitics, and aesthetics to disrupt dominant modes of world making.

FIL: Finding Articles

For articles from journals, newspapers, and other periodicals, check out these article and abstract databases:

  • FIAF: International Index to Film Periodicals Plus
    Bibliographical resource offering coverage of hundreds of the world's foremost academic and popular film journals right up to the present day.
     
  • Film & Television Literature Index
    Indexes 150 film and television periodicals from 30 countries cover-to-cover and 200 other periodicals selectively for articles on film and television.
     
  • Film Literature Index
    Annually indexes 150 film and television periodicals from 30 countries cover-to-cover and 200 other periodicals selectively for articles on film and television.
     
  • Filmakers Library Online
    Provides award-winning documentaries with relevance across the curriculum, race and gender studies, human rights, globalization and global studies, multiculturalism, international relations, criminal justice, the environment, bioethics, health, political science and current events, psychology, arts, literature, and more.
     
  • GenderWatch
    Full-text publications that focus on the impact of gender across a broad spectrum of subject areas.
     
  • LGBT Life with Full Text
    Premier resource to the world's literature regarding gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender issues. Designed for academic, professional and public communities.
     
  • Contemporary Women's Issues
    Full-text articles on a broad range of women's issues, bringing together such disciplines as sociology, psychology, health, education, child and family studies, marriage and family therapy, aging, gerontology and human rights.
     
  • International Index to the Performing Arts
    Covers a broad spectrum of the arts and entertainment industry-including dance, film, television, drama, theater, stagecraft, musical theater, broadcast arts, circus performance, comedy, storytelling, opera, pantomime, puppetry, magic and more.
     
  • Humanities Full Text
    Full text of feature articles, interviews, obituaries, bibliographies, original works of fiction, drama, poetry and book reviews, as well as reviews of ballets, dance programs, motion pictures, musicals, operas, plays, radio and television programs, and more.
     
  • Social Sciences Full Text
    Covers the latest concepts, trends, opinions, theories, and methods from both applied and theoretical aspects of the social sciences.

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