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Spring 2023
Apr 21, 2024
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WS 205 - Hawai'i on Screen - University of Hawaii at Hilo
A critical look at the development of film in and on Hawai'i. The course will cover a number of silent era films as well as the development of the musical and the war story as popular genres in the Islands. The class will also focus on the problems of cultural, racial and gendered representation in mainstream cinematic depictions of Hawai'i as well as the contemporary emergence of local and indigenous filmmaking. Pre: C or better in ENG 100, ENG 100T, ESL 100 or ESL 100T. (Same as WS 205)

3.000 Credit hours
45.000 Lecture hours

Schedule Types: Lecture

Social Sciences Division
Social Sciences Department

Gen. Ed./Focus:
DL - Diversification: Literatures, GAHP - HIL Hawaii/ Asia/Pacific, GL - HIL Language Arts, HPP - Hawaii-Pan-Pacific

C or better ENG/ESL 100(T/H)
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