ENGL 367
Documentary Fictions Spring 2017 Division I; Cross-listed as ENGL367 / ARTH367
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Documentary Fictions investigates the history of reality-based film and video. Using readings drawn from cultural studies, film history and literary theory, we will consider films ranging from Nanook of the North through Grizzly Man and Citizenfour. How do contemporary technologies of representation (medical imaging, FaceTime, video surveillance) inflect our sense of the world, and of ourselves?
The Class: Type: seminar
Limit: 20
Expected: 20
Class#: 3293
Requirements/Evaluation: several written exercises; two or three media exercises; two multimedia essays
Extra Info: may not be taken on a pass/fail basis; not available for the fifth course option
Prerequisites: a 100-level ENGL course, or a score of 5 on the AP English Literature exam, or a score of 6 or 7 on the Higher Level IB English exam, or permission of the instructor
Enrollment Preference: English majors; Art History majors; prospective English majors
Distributions: Division I;
Attributes: ENGL Literary Histories C; FMST Core Courses

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