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Willamette University

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Salem, Oregon 97301

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ENGL 251 (TH) African Film Discourse (1)

[Crosslisted with FREN 251]

This course focuses on pressing political, socio-cultural, economic and historical issues raised by African filmmakers. It examines the relationship between cinema and other forms of creative practice in Africa, in particular, history, literature and oral traditions. It also explores the significance and use of African cinema in juxtaposition with cultural and social development. Taught in English.

Mode of Inquiry: Thinking Historically

  • Offering: Alternate Springs
  • Instructor: Fofana