Course Catalog - 2019-2020

     

ARCH 359 - CINEMAS OF URBAN ALIENATION

Long Title: CINEMAS OF URBAN ALIENATION
Department: Architecture
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Credit Hours: 4
Restrictions:
Must 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: FILM 359, HART 359, Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: ARCH 654. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for ARCH 359 if student has credit for ARCH 654.