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2015-2016 Academic Catalog 
2015-2016 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SST 295-08 - Special Topic: Race, Cinema, and the National Imaginary

4 credits (Spring)
Cross-listed as: HUM 295-04 . This course examines how race has been constructed through the medium of film and cinema’s myth making abilities for over a century, from Birth of a Nation (1915) to Selma  (2014). Students will learn close, textual analysis of films and gain the ability to argue the ideological function of cinema in American race politics.

Prerequisite: None.
Instructor: Arora