Hollywood Genres

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

Formerly: HA 370B

An introduction to the study of Hollywood genres such as westerns, musicals, romantic comedies and science fiction films. Focuses on their stylistic characteristics, historical evolution, and social function. Attention is paid to the relationships among genres and to hybrid forms created when conventions are blended.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of AHVS 370B, HA 370B, HA 392 (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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