MDST 3407

Course Name: 
Racial Borders & American Cinema
Units: 
3

The history of American cinema is inextricably and controversially tied to the racial politics of the U.S. This course will explore how images of racial and ethnic minorities such as African Americans, Jews, Asians, Native Americans and Latino/as are reflected on screen and the ways that minorities in the entertainment industry have responded to often limiting representations.

Instructor: 
Shilpa Dave