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Courses - Spring 2024
CINE
Cinema and Media Studies
Open Seats as of
02/24/2024 at 10:30 PM
CINE359Z
Special Topics in Genres/Auteurs/Cinema Movements; The Global Western
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Focuses on the afterlife of the Western, that is, what happened to the genre after its ostensible demise. We will follow its continuation well beyond the 1960s, and examine a certain contradiction in this most American of American film genres. If the Western embodies and expresses American ideals, then why does its afterlife reside to a great extent in non-American spaces and cinemas or as a counter-voice in American culture?