Courses of Study 2017-2018 
    
    May 27, 2020  
Courses of Study 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SPAN 3560 - [Spanish Cinema: 1975-The Present]


(CA-AS) Satisfies Option 1.      
Fall. Not offered 2017-2018. 4 credits. Student option grading.

Prerequisite: SPAN 2180  or permission of instructor. There will be film screenings on Wednesday evenings from 6-8pm.

P. Keller.

This course offers a survey of contemporary Spanish cinema from 1975, a key year in the country’s recent history, which marks the end of dictatorship and the beginning of a long and tumultuous period of democratic transition. Drawing on introductory film theory and a variety of films from the period, students will explore the ways in which Spanish cinema represents, shapes and challenges political, cultural, and social events. Among the topics we will cover are the following: Spanish cinema’s relationship to La Movida, historical memory, other European cinemas and the auteur traditions.



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