Course Catalog - 2018-2019

     

ARCH 654 - CINEMAS OF URBAN ALIENATION

Long Title: CINEMAS OF URBAN ALIENATION
Department: Architecture
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Credit Hours: 4
Restrictions:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate
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: HART 659, Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: ARCH 359. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for ARCH 654 if student has credit for ARCH 359.