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Willamette University

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Salem, Oregon 97301

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French

FREN 251 (TH) African Film Discourse (1)

[Crosslisted with ENGL 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

General Education Requirement Fulfillment: Fourth Semester Language Requirement

  • Offering: Alternate Springs
  • Instructor: Fofana