History and Art History

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

CHIN 320: Contemporary Chinese Film

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Section Information from the Schedule of Classes for Fall 2012

CHIN 320-001:
Contemp Chinese Film  —  Carmelita Hinton

07:20 PM to 10:00 PM T —  East Building 122

Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Explores China from 1949 to present through cinematic and literary representations. Discussions focus on representations of cultural, social, and political changes in the movies. Also introduces critical readings that address issues of gender and youth, family, ethnicity, modernity and the nation, as well as visuality and memory.

Notes:

Taught in English. Knowledge of Chinese language helpful but not required. Fulfills the college requirement in non-Western culture.

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