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ANT 324L • Asian Amer & The Moving Image
M 330pm-630pm PAR 210
(also listed as
AAS 320 )
In this course we will examine the history and current practices of Asian Americans in film and video, both as subjects and media producers. The course will consist of a combination of readings, screenings, and the creation of work. Students will be expected to participate actively, keeping up with readings, participating in discussions, and doing weekly responses to readings and films online. There are 2 creative projects - one 1-2 minute portrait and a longer creative project, which can be done in groups.
Requirements and grading breakdown: Attendance, Participation, and Online responses (10 points). Film Analysis (5 points) 3 Essays (45 points) Three 4-5 page papers (15 points each) that critique films viewed in the class with respect to themes and issues discussed in class and the readings. Portrait piece (10 points) Final project proposal (5 points). Final project (25 points) Students will have the option of doing a longer research paper or a creative final project subject to be approved.
Benshoff, Harry M. and Griffin, Sean, America on Film, Representing Race, Class, Gender, and Sexuality at the Movies, Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing, 2004 CLASS READER "TRINH"