2010-11 Catalog

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Offering Description

Film and Gender

Summer quarter

Faculty: Elizabeth Williamson English literature, theater studies

Fields of Study: gender and women's studies and media studies

Summer: CRN (Credit) Level 40051 (4) Second Session  

Credits: 4(Su)

Class Standing: Freshmen - Senior

Offered During: Weekend


This course offers an introduction to narrative film through the lens of gender studies. We will focus primarily on women directors working within the Hollywood system and talk about how their films interrogate existing conventions. Students will watch films at home and post weekly screening reports. We will meet once a week to discuss the thematic and formal elements of the films. More advanced students may pursue a research or screenwriting project in lieu of weekly reports.

Maximum Enrollment: 25

Advertised Schedule: 12-4p Sat (Jul. 30 - Aug. 27)

Campus Location: Olympia

Online Learning: Hybrid Online Learning 25 - 49% Delivered Online

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