Syllabi

DIY Weekly Theme (Week Five)

Featured image: screenshot from first video assigned

Develop a weekly theme linking assigned materials (could also serve as essay title)

2012 The Power Principle: Corporate Empire and The Rise of the National Security State, Part 1 Empire, Scott NOBLE, Metanoia Films, 96 minutes. Click to watch on YouTube

1967 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The Three Evils of Society, delivered at the National Conference for New Politics. August 31, Chicago, Illinois, 44 minutes. Click to watch on YouTube

2013 Aunt Jemima “I’se in town, Honey!” Franklin HUGHES, Jim Crow Museum, Published on Feb 7, 4:05 minutes. Click to watch on YouTube

50s/70s Search YouTube and screen at least 3 vintage videos from Clairol’s IS IT TRUE BLONDES HAVE MORE FUN? Advertising campaign. 

1996 Stuart Hall: Race the Floating Signifier, JHALLY, 60 minutes. Click to watch on YouTube (complete playlist of segmented full video)

2015 The Illusionist: A Film About The Globalization Of Beauty, Elena Rossini, Media Education Foundation, 54 minutes.

TYPE/PRINT/SUBMIT (only part b essay required) transfer energy to developing a rich, theatically organized group list of characteristics and qualities of ISOD.

150-word Essay Voice: Compose prose as if reader is general internet audience (i.e. rather than write for me as the reader, write to inform readers new to the film/video genre).

NUANCING the ARGUMENT/ACTIVE SPECTATORSHIP – SCREEN in Class

2015 Constructing History, Carrie Mae Weems, 20:04 minutes. Click to watch on YouTube

shifted from required to recommended 

useful if new to the concept of race as a socially constructed category:

2007 Racism: A History, Part 3 – The Savage Legacy, 5: Tim ROBINSON, BBC, 58:47 minutes. Click to watch on YouTube

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