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Monthly Archives: July 2016

Featured Course: The Ancient World in Modern Film

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The Ancient World in Modern Film

  Modern cinema often shapes our understanding of the past – both good and bad. But just how historically accurate are our favorite films? Are modern directors more interested in wowing audiences with over-the-top theatrics and CGI effect instead of portraying a historically-accurate account of the ancient world? Are you not entertained!? This summer, ANCS 350 – The Ancient World in Modern Film explores […]

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Featured Course: Studies in Asian American Culture

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amst375

  One of the best ways to track cultural contributions is through literature and film. AMST 375 – Studies in Asian American Culture explores the role of cultural expression and artistic representation in Asian American culture as it attempts to establish a sense of belonging and cultural presence in the U.S. The course begins with historical information on patterns of immigration for various […]

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