Identity, History and Culture in Israeli Cinema|
Spring 2007 not offered
|Certificates: Jewish and Israel Studies|
|Course Cluster: Jewish and Israel Studies|
The course illuminates trends and processes in Israeli cultural history, as articulated in Israeli films from the 1960s to present day Israel. Topics include diverse aspects of Israeli society and culture: history and collective memory, nationality, ethnicity, gender, "cult" films and their impact on Israeli culture.
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|Course Format: Lecture/Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None
Kronish, Amy W., WORLD CINEMA: ISRAEL, NJ: Associated University Presses and UK: Flicks Books, (1996)
Kronish, Amy and Safirman, Costel, ISRAELI FILM-A REFERENCE GUIDE, Wesport, Connecticut and London: Praeger, (2003)
Loshitzky, Yosefa, IDENTITY POLITICS ON THE ISRAELI SCREEN, Austin: University Texas Press, (2002)
Regev, Motti and Seroussi, Edwin, POPULAR MUSIC AND NATIONAL CULTURE IN ISRAEL, Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, (2004
Shohat, Ella, ISRAELI CINEMA: EAST/WEST AND THE POLITICS OF REPRESENTATION, Austin: University of Texas Press, (1989)
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Short papers, final exam
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Credit for this course will be counted towards the Jewish and Israel Studies Certificate, but not towards the Religion major.
The Wednesday class will most likely run until 5:00 p.m.
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