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SOCY 3388 Culture Through Film (Spring: 3 )

Course Description

We will explore contemporary issues, perception and reality, language, race, gender, sexual orientation, indigenous rights, marriage, colonialism, protest and chaos, and attempt to "think outside the box." Each week we will view one or more films that raise questions about the ways we understand these issues. The films have been selected to enable us to experience alternative ways of thinking about concepts with which we probably feel comfortable. The goal of the course is to allow us to realize that many of our beliefs are cultural constructions and in fact are always in the process of revision.

Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): James Hamm

Prerequisites: None

Cross listed with:


Last Updated: 24-Jun-17