Bollywood Global: Popular Visual Culture in the Indian Diaspora, 1980s to the Present

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0

Formerly: HA 332B

An examination of popular visual culture of India from classical, modern and contemporary art-historical and cultural perspectives. Themes of gender, identity, postcoloniality and national/global dynamics are addressed through screenings of select Bollywood films from the 1980s to today. Films made in India alternate with films which move into diasporic spaces in the UK, Canada and USA.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of AHVS 332B, HA 332B, HA 337 (if taken in the same topic).

Undergraduate course in Art History and Visual Studies offered by the Department of Art History and Visual Studies in the Faculty of Fine Arts.

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