WGS 4500 (S.Asian Cinema)

Course Name: 
Desire, Pleasure, Governance, Violence: Gender and Sexuality in South Asian Cinema
Units: 
3

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

Instructor: 
Geeta Patel
Course Category: 
Global
Sexuality Concentration
Gender Concentration