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Kamran Scot Aghaie, Chair CAL 528 | 204 W 21st St F9400 | Austin, TX 78712-1029 • 512-471-3881

Spring 2008

HEB 374 • ISRAELI AND PALESTINIAN CINEMA

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
42150 MW
M
2:00 PM-3:30 PM
3:30 PM-5:30 PM
JES A207A
JES A207A
SHEMER, Y

Course Description

Israeli and Palestinian Cinema will explore the social, cultural, political, and economic contexts in which films are made and consumed. The course will employ a variety of disciplines, attending in postcolonial and social feminist theories, to provide the needed analytical tools for critical media analysis.

Grading Policy

Class Presentation 10% Papers 35% Reading exams 20% Critical reviews 20% Attendance/part. 15%

Texts

- Loshitzky, Yosefa. Identity Politics on the Israeli Screen. - Shafik, Viola. Arab Cinema: History and Cultural Identity. - Shohat, Ella. Israeli Cinema. - Shohat, Ella and Stam, Robert. Unthinking Eurocentrism. - Course Packet: Israeli and Palestinian Cinema.

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