Jun 04, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

ENGL 477 - Asian Cinemas (3 credits)


(Prereq: ENGL 101  and ENGL 102  with a grade of ‘C’ or better, a grade of ‘C’ or better in one other ENGL course, and junior standing) This course comparatively examines Asia’s cinematic traditions from the point of view of shred themes, aesthetics and cultural concerns, and in the context of past and current socio-political and cultural transformations and border-crossings. Drawing from a variety of genres and styles, historical movements and production contexts, this course may explore issues of gender and sexuality, nationalism and colonialism, post colonialism and national trauma, responses to modernization and globalization, consumerism and popular culture. The course consists of a 75-minute lecture/discussion session and a mandatory 2-hour screening lab each week.