Course ObjectiveStudents become acquainted with the study of identity representation in
Course ContentWhat issues arise when studying the representation of identity – think
of race, gender, sexuality – in American film? Per meeting, we discuss a
particular issue – for instance, stereotyping, the male gaze, character
engagement, identity politics, queer subtext – after which students
apply their insights to an assigned filmic text.
Teaching MethodsSeminar meetings, 3 x 2 hours per week.
Method of AssessmentExam.
Entry RequirementsStudents must have taken part in one of four modules: (1) “Literature,
Culture, and Society”; (2) “Introduction to American Studies”; (3)
“Social History of the United States”; or (4) “Critical Perspectives on
LiteratureTo be announced.
Target AudienceThis module is part of three minor packages: (1) Schoolvakminor English
Literature; (2) American Studies; and (3) Gender and Diversity.
Additional InformationThe level of English in this module is high.
Custom Course RegistrationThere is a slightly different enrollment procedure for this module. The standard procedure of the Faculty of Humanities has students sign up for (i) the module, (ii) the form of tuition (lecture and/or preferred seminar group), and (iii) the exam. However, for this module the instructor will assign the students to the seminar groups. Therefore, students should sign up for (i) the module and (iii) the exam, but not for (ii) the seminar groups.
|Language of Tuition||English|
|Faculty||Faculty of Humanities|
|Course Coordinator||dr. R.V.J. van den Oever|
|Examiner||dr. R.V.J. van den Oever|
dr. R.V.J. van den Oever
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*You cannot select a group yourself for this teaching method, you will be placed in a group.
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