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Black Cinemas, Methods, and Issues

ENGL 570.401
also offered as: CINE 530, ARTH 503, COML 529, AFRC 526
Mondays 5-8:00 pm

Film aesthetics and intellectual history of cinemas in the African diaspora.
Shifting views on race/racism and gender/sex/sexism within the overall
context of the Hollywood industry, American independent/experimental
filmmaking practices and African Diaspora aesthetics.  African American
cinema as a case of cross-cultural contact, complicity, and creativity.
Issues of stereotypes, authorship, and performance. Shared problematics and
passions between African American film and literature.

fulfills requirements