Monday, May 19, 2014

Summer Course: AAAD-A 278 Contemporary Black Film: Blaxploitation Films

Summer 2014
Second Session Course
African-American and African Diaspora Studies
A278 Contemporary Black Film
Blaxploitation Films
Location: LI 044B
(Classroom in the Black Film Center/Archive (BFC/A)—basement of Wells)
(3 cr.) A&H, CSA
This course will study and interrogate representations of Blacks in Blaxploitation films during the 1970s. Through an exploration of the genre, we will engage with action, horror, drama and other cinematic texts from the time period. We will pay particular attention to how gender, race and sexual politics are represented in the genre.
Films: Cleopatra Jones, Coffy, Superfly & more…
Instructor: M. Horsley
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*Please be advised that the readings and films may include violent and/or sexually explicit material such as nudity, sexual activity, lynched bodies, and the use of racial slurs. *