EUROPE AND LATIN AMERICA ON FILM

EST2ELF

Not currently offered

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject explores key aspects of European and Latin American history, culture and society through the medium of film. Students are challenged to think about how various cinematic traditions represent common themes such as national identity, collective memory and cultural diversity. Weekly films are combined with scholarly readings in a way that encourages further reflection on the different perspectives offered by audio-visual and written texts. All classes will be conducted in English.

SchoolHumanities and Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorJames Cannon

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesOral presentation, critical journal, research essay, class discussion, prescribed readings

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Completion of 60 credit points at first-year level

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Readings

Weekly film viewings

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Weekly readings online

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Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

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Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Formulate considered opinions on some of the major challenges facing contemporary European and Latin American societies
02. Interact with other students while respecting sociocultural differences
03. Communicate in written and spoken academic English, report and summarise debates and make cogent and considered arguments
04. Understand and interpret a variety of texts, including both visual texts and analytical material, and perform a critical analysis of these texts

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