Description: This course emphasizes an interdisciplinary and topical approach to the study of World Indigenous Identities and Indigenous Cinema. It explores self-representation in film and other media among indigenous peoples worldwide as a tool of self- determination, cultural assertion and preservation, development of sustainable communities, religious revitalization, artistic innovation, modernization, and resistance to commodification of ethnicity and globalization. Letter grade only.
Sections offered: Spring 2021
Requirement Designation: Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry and Global
Liberal Studies Essential Skills: Effective Writing