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ENGL 1712 : Introduction to Bollywood Cinema
Thu, 15 Jun 2017 08:01:45 GMT
Wed, 14 Jun 2017 16:01:35 GMT
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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
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Introduction to Bollywood Cinema
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Intro to Bollywood Cinema
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Historical introduction to the industry of popular Hindi film known as Bollywood.
By the end of the course, students will: 1. be able to identify and interpret the basic formulaic elements of Bollywood melodramas; 2. be able to read individual texts in relation to larger generic paradigms; 3. be able to write effectively about film, with attention to story and textual details as well as to the visual field; 4. gain a deeper understanding of and respect for cultural traditions other than their own.
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GPAC 2017 faculty checklist.pdf
1712- Feedback from GPAC Committee.pdf
Courseleaf Final 1712 Bollywood Cinema Revised Syllabus (1).docx
Explanation of how the course differs from similar GW courses
This course is unique in that it is the only introductory course in our department on Bollywood. (Though this is a non-wid version of the course)
Gen Ed: Humanities
CCAS - GCR: Humanities
SEAS - Humanities Electives
This course has been approved as a GPAC humanities and GPAC cross-cultural course.
Course Reviewer Comments
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 16:09:02 GMT
Rollback: please attached gpac checklist and send me a separate email with syllabus and checklist
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 16:21:03 GMT
Rollback: please use mental health statement, instead of ucc statement.
Thu, 02 Mar 2017 15:38:32 GMT
Rollback: Attached is feedback from the GPAC Committee. Please make the changes and resubmit. Thanks!
Tue, 04 Apr 2017 19:54:17 GMT
approved for CAH and CGCC by the GPAC committee
Wed, 05 Apr 2017 11:12:41 GMT
Approved as a GPAC/Gen Ed Humanities and Cross-cultural Course