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Women in European Cinema: Gender and the Politics of Culture

HUM 316/COM 313/ECS 374/ITA 316

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This course will provide the historical and theoretical background essential for understanding the evolution of women's film in European cinema. Particular attention will be paid to questions of sexual difference and to the challenges feminist and queer theory pose to a politics of identity in film. Students will explore and assess the ways cultural identity determines the cinematic representation of women, while receiving a solid grounding in the poetics of cinema as it developed across time, genres, and cultures.
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Section S01

  • Type: Seminar
  • Section: S01
  • Status: C
  • Enrollment: 12
  • Capacity: 12
  • Class Number: 22488
  • Schedule: T 01:30 PM-04:20 PM