Course Catalog - 2018-2019

     

FWIS 135 - CHILDHOOD ON FILM

Long Title: CHILDHOOD ON FILM
Department: First-Year Writing Intensive
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Description: This seminar examines the filmic representation of childhood across diverse historical periods and places. Of concern will be issues including children’s relations to nature, language and sexuality; modern systems of education; children’s perception of race; and childhood as a cinematic metaphor. Meetings will be based in discussion of films and critical texts.
Course URL: http://pwc.rice.edu/