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Organization, Regulations, and Courses 2021-22

AAAS 32.05 Cinema of Black Protest

This course considers Black histories of protest in conjunction with the history of Black representation in film. We will analyze historical documents, scholarly articles, legal cases and historical accounts of the major moments in Black resistance in the United States. We will begin with the protests against lynching in the early twentieth century and the Civil Rights and Black power era of the 1970′s Blaxploitation film genre through contemporary independent films. We will discuss issues of race and gender, racism, sexuality and homophobia as well as misogyny and sexism in Black representation. Students will be expected to watch and discuss films as well as read scholarly articles on race theory, queer theory, feminist theory and cultural criticism.

Cross Listed Courses

FILM 42.16

Distributive and/or World Culture

Dist:SOC; WCult:W

The Timetable of Class Meetings contains the most up-to-date information about a course. It includes not only the meeting time and instructor, but also its official distributive and/or world culture designation. This information supersedes any information you may see elsewhere, to include what may appear in this ORC/Catalog or on a department/program website. Note that course attributes may change term to term therefore those in effect are those (only) during the term in which you enroll in the course.