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Ethnic Studies

ES 202 - Black Cinema

Description: This course explores cinematic representations of African Americans and examinations of race in the United States. A range of topics will be explored including the depiction of Blacks in stereotypical ways, the construction of race, identity issues, group portrayals, interracial relationships, historical/cultural contexts, social position, intersection of race with gender and social class. Letter grade only.

Units: 3

Sections offered: Fall 2019 Spring 2020

Requirement Designation: Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry and Ethnic

Liberal Studies Essential Skills: Critical Thinking