Bollywood Global and Popular Visual Culture, India and Diaspora, 1990s onwards

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

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 1990s 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.

Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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