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C LIT 397 B: Special Topics In Cinema Studies

Film in the digital age: parables of virtual existence

Summer Term: 
A-term
Meeting Time: 
MTWTh 3:30pm - 5:20pm
Location: 
PCAR 492
SLN: 
13943
Instructor:
Yomi Braester

Additional Details:

The course inquires into the changing meaning of existence in the digital age, when data manipulation can change perception and identity. The way in which our lives — and the meaning of life — is altered by gaming, and facebook, and smart IDs is reflected, and envisioned in recent films. Films watched include, among others: The Matrix, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, and Inception.

Catalog Description: 
Varying topics relating to film in social contexts. Offered by resident or visiting faculty.
Department Requirements Met: 
Cinema Studies Elective
GE Requirements Met: 
Individuals and Societies (I&S)
Visual, Literary, and Performing Arts (VLPA)
Other Requirements Met: 
Status: 
Active
Last updated: 
April 28, 2016 - 9:20am
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