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Graduate Courses

CINE 530 - Black Cinemas, Methods, and Issues

AFRC 526 | ARTH 503 | COML 529 | ENGL 570
401 | M 5-8pm | FBH 224

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.