ARCH 654 - CINEMAS OF URBAN ALIENATION
Long Title: CINEMAS OF URBAN ALIENATION
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Course Type: Seminar
Credit Hours: 4
May not be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
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. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for ARCH 654 if student has credit for ARCH 359.