Screening Europe: After 1989 (EUST2020)

UNIT OF STUDY

Cinema was born on the eve of a century of conflict in Europe. Celebrated as an avant-garde art form, it was also used for political propaganda and popular entertainment during the 20th century. Most recently European cinema has taken on another function, contributing to the creation of modern European identities through critical self-representation. This unit focuses on a range of recent films in order to study social and cultural change in the new Europe of the past two decades.

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Classes

1x2-hr lecture-seminar/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week

Assessment

1x1000wd assignment (30%), 1x2500wd essay (50%), 1x1000wd exam (20%)

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No

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Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

(12 Junior credit points from European Studies or European, Middle Eastern or Classical Languages or Studies or Asian Studies, English; Government, History, Ancient History, Philosophy, Political Economy, Sociology, Media and Communications) or (18 Junior

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