HISTORY THROUGH FILM (GH)
2015 Spring Term
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|
3 Units [GHDV]
|01/20 - 05/19 (1)||W 5:00 PM - 8:30 PM||
|AMERICAN INDIAN HISTORY|
|This course explores the historical depiction of Native people in North America over time in both popular and documentary films. Films by both Native and non-Native filmmakers will form the basis of this scholarly analysis of how films have shaped the image of Indian people in North American society, as well the ways in which Indian people have used films to modify or correct that image over time.|