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Undergraduate Catalog 2012-2013 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2012-2013 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HEBR 22000 - Israeli Cinema


GER 3/A PD/A
Israeli cinema and the development of Israeli cultural identity. Designed for students of Hebrew studies and Film studies who are interested in the history of Israeli film and Israeli cultural identity as expressed in the Israeli cinema.

The course is designed for students of Hebrew studies and Film studies who are interested in the history of Israeli film and Israeli cultural identity as expressed in the Israeli cinema. This course will explore discourses on topics concerning the Israeli-Palestinian and Israeli-Arab conflicts, Zionist and post-Zionist trends, socio-economic gaps, religious controversies and aesthetic societal contexts, as well as women’s issues. The course will employ a variety of disciplines, including but not limited to formalist and semiotic film theories and literary analysis. The student will gain fundamental insight into Israeli culture. No knowledge of Hebrew is required but can be helpful. Students, who wish to do the reading and discussion in the Hebrew language, may have that option. Course will be conducted in English.

 
cross-listed cross-listed with FILM 21344
prereq: ENGL 12000
3 hrs 3 cr