ARH 340: Hist Animation&Experiment Film

General Education requirement: Cultural & Artistic Literacy

History of animation and experimental film. Through weekly screenings (and 3 of 4 required evening events), students study poetic, surrealist, structuralist and groundbreaking film (from Vertov to Michael Snow) and animation (from early Mickey Mouse to the Quay Brothers claymations to contemporary computer generated imagery). Students investigate the intersections between race, gender, technology, politics, commercialism and personal expression.

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