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Nation and Cinema Course Options

UW Departments that offer a national cinema course (taught in English except where stated or pre-requisite noted):

NOTE:  CMS 320: Cinema and Nation
(may be cross-listed with a specific national cinema course, e.g., CMS 320/German 370)
CMS 397: Special Topics in Cinema Studies (often cross-listed, e.g. CMS 397/German 355)
CMS 497: Special Topics in Cinema Studies (often cross-listed, e.g. CMS 497/Span 491)

NATIVE AMERICAN
AIS 442: Cinema Images of Natives
AIS 475: Survey of Indigenous Media
AIS 475: Native Voice Documentary Seminar
AIS 475: Aboriginal Filmmaking in the US and Canada

CHINESE
Art H 430: Chinese Cinema
CMS 320: Chinese Cinema in an East Asian Context (AUT08)

FRENCH
French 470: French Cinema (if cross-listed with CMS 320: in English; no French language pre-requisites)
TXCIN 484: French Cinema (Tacoma Campus)

GERMAN
German 355: German Literature and Film in English
German 370: History of German Cinema
German 371: Special Topics: German Cinema

ITALIAN
Ital 366: Italian Society in Film and Literature
Ital 466: Italian Society in Cinema and Literature (in Italian)

JAPANESE
Art H 429: Japanese Cinema
JAPAN 361: Topics in Japanese Film

KOREAN
ASIAN 498: Special Topics: Trauma, Memory, Identity, and the City in Korean Cinema (WIN08)

SCANDINAVIAN LANGUAGES (includes Danish, Estonian, Finnish, Norwegian, Swedish)
Scand 360: Scandinavian Cinema
Scand 490: Scandinavian Directors: Aki Kaurismaki

SLAVIC LANGUAGES (includes Bulgarian, Croatian-Serbian, Czech, Latvian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Ukrainian)
Slav 423: East European Film
Ukr 420: Literature, Film, Culture of Ukraine

SPANISH
Span 332: Chicano Film and Narrative (Pre-requisite: Span 301, which may be taken concurrently)
Span 333: Hispanic Film Studies (Pre-requisite: Span 301, which may be taken concurrently)
Span 334: Latin American Cinema (Pre-requisite: Span 301, which may be taken concurrently)
Span 487: Mexican Cinema (Pre-requisite: Span 303; Span 322, and one additional 300-level course beyond 303)

Consult undergraduate adviser regarding languages not listed here

Last update: 5/22/17

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