Popular Film and Cultural Theory
Formerly: HA 370, HA 370A
A study of popular film and its social and political function. Special attention will be paid to mainstream films, especially Hollywood genre films, in the interest of exploring the ideological significance of popular film. An exploration of divergent views on the role of popular film within cultural theory will provide the context for the analysis of selected films.
- Credit will be granted for only one of AHVS 370A, HA 370, HA 370A, HA 392 (if taken in the same topic).