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ETHN 585 Ethnicity in Cinema

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Minimum Grade for Prerequisites

Unless otherwise indicated, a grade of C or higher is required for all prerequisite courses.

Course Description

This course will explore how ethnicity/race continues to portray Persons of Color in cinema in the United States as the "other." The course will focus on case studies in film/media that show the complexities of ethnicity and how racial representations speak to, reflect, reproduce and/or contest contemporary issues of race and racism, and stereotypes of Persons of Color.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area E5c
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area C1), UC (IGETC Area 3A)