WGS 4500 (S.Asian Cinema)

Course Name: 
Desire, Pleasure, Governance, Violence: Gender and Sexuality in South Asian Cinema

Gender and sexuality have been seminal to South Asian cinema from its inception.  This course will encompass fiction and documentary, independent movies and small scale movies made in Mumbai, Bengali cinema and the cinemas of the south.  Issues will include transgender activism, family dramas, social and national change, re-envisioned sexualities, the good woman and the courtesan.

Offered under WGS 4559 New Courses Spring 2015

Geeta Patel
Course Category: 
Sexuality Concentration
Gender Concentration