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HISTORY THROUGH FILM (GH)

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HISTORY THROUGH FILM (GH)

2015 Fall Term

3 Units [GH]

History 110

This variable-topics course will introduce students to selected historical themes depicted by popular film. Students will watch and deconstruct popular historical films within the larger context of scholarly analysis of a particular historic period or event. Evaluation will be based on a variety of essay and objective exams. As well, in-class discussion will form a significant basis for evaluation. Repeatable once in degree with change in topic (may only apply once toward major).

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Section Details Meeting Details & Topic Instructor Syllabus
 
01-DIS 3166
3 Units [GHDV]
09/02 - 12/23 (1) Tu 5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Bert Kreitlow
HE0100HE0100 MIGRATION & HISTORY IN FILM
This course explores the theme of migration ' mass movements of a people across borders or into foreign lands ' using feature films from a variety of countries. We will look, for example, at movies about the Jewish migration to the Jerusalem area and about Mexican workers crossing the border to work in the U.S. Students will be responsible for discussions and a number of small papers reflecting on the films.

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