Course Catalog - 2017-2018

     

HART 659 - CINEMAS OF URBAN ALIENATION

Long Title: CINEMAS OF URBAN ALIENATION
Department: Art History
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Credit Hours: 4
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Description: This seminar examines cinematic engagements with urban spaces and experiences around the world spanning the last two centuries. Particular attention will be paid to issues of migration, marginality, colonialism, war and post-war, nostalgia and memory, race and gender. Cities of focus include Berlin, Istanbul, Moscow, Algiers, Beirut and Paris. Our weekly discussions of individual films will be grounded in critical writings of the cities' histories and theories of space and film. Cross-list: ARCH 654, Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: HART 359. Mutually Exclusive: Credit cannot be earned for HART 659 and HART 359.