Units of Study

HSTY2608 - European Film and History

Semester 1, 2012  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Judith Keene

Description

Using a number of significant films from across the continent of Europe, the unit examines the way in which films can both create the past and transform existing ideas about the past. The unit examines a range of different kinds of films: "historical" films which set out self-consciously to construct a version of the past as well as those in which film-makers have confronted the contemporary problems of their own society.

Assessments

1x2500wd research essay (50%) and 1x2hr formal examination (40%) and tutorial participation (10%)

Classes

1x1-hr lecture/week, 1x2-hr film screening/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week

Prerequisites

12 junior credit points of History, Ancient History or Asian Studies

Prohibitions

HSTY2008

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