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Spring 2011
Apr 24,2014
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SOSC 215 - AFRICAN AMERICANS IN FILM
The course will examine the images of African Americans portrayed in popular film from 1915 to the present. Films viewed will contrast those produced by major Hollywood studios and independent directors such as Oscar Micheaux, Charles Burnett, Julie Dash, and Spike Lee. Particular attention will focus on each film's relationship to the historical time period and cultural milieu in which it was produced. Readings will include film criticism, interviews with film directors, and historical and sociological monographs.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Social Science Department

Course Attributes:
MN-AFR AMR STD-Hum & Culture, MJ-AMER- African-Amer Studies, GE-INTERCULT NORTH AMERICA, SS-Sch Core-Consc & Society

Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      Undergraduate

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