C LIT 397 A: Special Topics In Cinema Studies

Indians in Cinema

Meeting Time: 
TTh 10:30am - 12:20pm
KNE 110
Elissa Washuta

Additional Details:

Indians in Cinema explores the development of images of Indians in mainstream cinema from 1900 to the present.  Within the class students view movies such as BROKEN ARROW, DANCES WITH WOLVES, TWILIGHT: NEW MOON, POCAHONTAS, SMOKE SIGNALS, and THE LESSER BLESSED and will learn to analyze how movies have created problematic images and, more recently with Native direction and influence, more accurate representations. 

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: 
Last updated: 
April 28, 2016 - 9:20am