History and Art History
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

HIST 393: Topics in Film and History

HIST 393-001: Camera and the Cold War
(Fall 2010)

East Building 201

Section Information for Fall 2010

The Camera and the Cold War is both a history (of the Cold War) course, and a course that critically studies the presentation of history through documentary films. It is organized around films on selected cold war topics such as Hiroshima, anti-communism, and the Vietnam War. In addition to the usual history reading and writing assignments every student will create a short script for an original documentary film on a Cold War topic.

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Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Study of historical periods or topics from perspective of feature films and documentaries. Notes: Topics available in advance from the department. May be repeated when topic is different. A maximum of 6 credits may be applied to the BA in history. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 6 credits.
Schedule Type: Lecture

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