HIST 329 Film and History Representation

Consent of department required. Enrollment normally open only to seniors and graduate students. Studies the intersection of history and film studies and how film and the practices of historical investigation interact. What constitutes "evidence" in film and how can this evidence be used? How can one think about history via the medium of film? There will be weekly screenings of fiction, nonfiction, documentary, and experimental films. The film selections come from across the globe and focus on a range of historical subjects. There will also be readings in history, theory, and film criticism.



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