Politics and Film

POL 2420 3 Quarter Hours
Course Level CPS - Undergraduate Quarter
Description Examines the political implications of feature films, including such themes as the danger of nuclear war, the structure and function of the family, the concept of “home,” the historical context of imperialism and colonialism, the depiction of rebels and other marginal social groups, the effects of capitalism on society, and the concept of utopia and dystopia.


Students should refer to the CPS Prerequisite Table for course prerequisite and corequisite information.


Course Sections

There are no current sections scheduled for this course. Undergraduate course numbers changed beginning with the Fall 2016 term. Please make sure you are using the current course number.
Next Term Starts
  • Summer Graduate
    Jul 10, 2017 (4-, 6-, and 8-week classes)
    Aug 7, 2017 (4-week classes)
  • Fall Undergraduate
    Sep 4, 2017 (7.5- and 15-week classes)
    Oct 25, 2017 (7.5-week classes)
  • Fall Graduate
    Sep 18, 2017 (6- and 12-week classes)
    Oct 30, 2017 (6-week classes)

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