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Firoozeh Papan-Matin
C LIT 497
Seattle Campus

Special Topics in Cinema Studies

Varying topics in cinema studies. Offered by resident or visiting faculty.

Class description

Cinema has an impact as how the people of the Middle East see themselves. This seminar will analyze the function of cinema in these cultures and their communal and individual identities.

Student learning goals

Students and the faculty member will evaluate jointly topics such as religious transformations, violence, identity, revolution, gender, same-sex relations, immigration and exile, as communicated through film.

General method of instruction

Lecture and discussion.

Recommended preparation


Class assignments and grading

One midterm exam, paper, class participation, and oral presentation.

The final evaluation is based on the exam, paper, class participation, and oral presentation.

The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Firoozeh Papan-Matin
Date: 11/15/2010