Topics in Gender and Film (in English translation)

CAS XL 382

Two topics are offered Spring 2016. Students may take one or both for credit. Sections A1: Gender and Globalization in the Middle East through Film. A study of Middle Eastern representations of the controversies, trade-offs and dilemmas surrounding the impact of globalization on men and women through Egyptian, Iranian and Turkish film and literature. Topics included: urbanization, migration, environmental degradation, conflict, travel. Also offered as CAS WS 305 A1. Section B1: Lady Avengers. Examines the figure of the female avenger across Asian cinema from Japan to India. Feminist theory supports our investigation of the limits and possibilities of cinematic vengeance, attentive to who these forms of vengeance serve. All readings in English. Also offered as CAS CI 390 A1, CAS LJ 451 B1, and CAS WS 305 C1.

SPRG 2017 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
A1 Micallef CAS 229 TR 2:00 pm-3:15 pm Mts w/COM CI390
Mts w/CAS CI390
Mts w/CAS WS305

SPRG 2017 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
B1 Yang CAS B36 TR 11:00 am-12:15 pm Mts w/CAS WS305
Mts w/COM CI390
Mts w/CAS CI390
Mts w/CAS LK470
Class Full

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