Courses of Study 2022-2023 
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Courses of Study 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ARTH 6830 - [Bollywood and Beyond: South Asian Cinema]

(crosslisted) ASIAN 6669  
Fall. Not offered: 2022-2023. Next offered: 2024-2025. 4 credits. Letter grades only (no audit).

Co-meets with ARTH 3830  /ASIAN 3339 /VISST 3830 .

I. Dadi.

This course provides an introduction to selected key themes in cinema and the moving image from South Asia. The course investigates documentary, artistic, and commercial cinemas, focusing on concepts and frameworks for understanding their development and their meaning. These include questions of form and narrative, the place of cinema during social and cultural transformation, and the relationship of the moving image in South Asia to developments in global cinema. Structured as a tutorial, this is a reading and discussion intensive course with limited enrolment.

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