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Aug 24, 2016 by Constance Kibler (ckibler)
ENGL 1370 : Topics in Global Cinema
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 08:06:06 GMT
Sun, 24 Jul 2016 13:36:22 GMT
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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
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Topics in Global Cinema
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Kavita Daiya, David Mitchell, Robert McRuer, Patrick Cook
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Topics vary by semester. Consult the Schedule of Classes for more details.
By the end of the course, students will: 1. be able to identify and interpret the basic formulaic elements of various film traditions; 2. be able to read individual texts in relation to larger generic paradigms (as, for instance, variations on a theme of brotherhood); 3. be able to write effectively about film, with attention to story and textual details as well as the visual field; 4. gain a deeper understanding of, and respect for cultural traditions other than their own.
Uploaded a Course Syllabus
ENGL 1370 Daiya Syllabus.pdf
ENGL 1370 Mitchell Syllabus.pdf
Explanation of how the course differs from similar GW courses
This is the only large introductory course at GW on popular film topics in a global context.
CCAS - GCR: Humanities
Course Reviewer Comments
Mon, 04 Jan 2016 20:03:14 GMT
Rollback: The department would like to see a general large lecture course in literature and film, for which this would be one option, with other topics possible.
Thu, 24 Mar 2016 14:48:25 GMT
Course is approved,but without GPAC as the GPAC committee needs to vet new courses and met late in fall 2015. However, this course is potentially a good candidate for GPAC.