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Media & Social Change NOT OFFERED 2012/2013
0.50 Credit(s)
Prerequisite: 8.0 credits, including all first-year requirements (5.0 credits)
Issues in political history are explored through the work of independent filmmakers and video producers, web-based activist and art projects and installation works. A rich range of work will be discussed, including the emerging practices of contemporary Aboriginal film and video makers, the Third Cinema movement emerging out of the Post-Colonial context, tactical media and collective initiatives, documentary strategies and experimental and hybrid projects. Issues addressed include social justice issues, global and local economies, environmental issues and colonial legacies, and their intersections with discourses of racialized and gendered bodies. Students propose their own projects and produce work in a variety of media appropriate to their concepts.
Course was last updated April 16, 2012 - 3:58 PM