European Film and History (HSTY2608)

UNIT OF STUDY

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.

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Classes

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

Assessment

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

Faculty/department permission required?

No

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Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

(12 junior credit points of History or Ancient History) or (6 senior credit points of European Studies) or (18 junior credit points including ENGL1011)

Prohibitions

HSTY2008

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