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Course Catalog 2008-2009 
Course Catalog 2008-2009 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AAST 361 - Framing Blackness II: African Americans and Cinema in the Late 20th and Early 21st Centuries

This course may also count for the major in (consult the program or department major requirements) :
Semester Offered: First Semester
Credits (Range): 4 hours
Attribute: 4HU, CD, WR

This course will continue the inquiry in AAST 261, but will intensively focus on more recent films with Black subjectivity in both dominant and independent cinema. We will consider the legacy of both ‘Blaxplolitation’ and the radical film movement of the early 1970’s on artists of the 1980’s and 90’s. Short papers will be required every week with lengthier assignments at mid-term and finals. Enrollment Limit: 25
Instructor: C. Jackson-Smith
Prerequisites & Notes
Students must be able to attend all morning classes and evening screenings.

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