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HSTEU 276 A: Postwar: European History and Film after 1945

Meeting Time: 
MW 10:30am - 12:20pm
Location: 
MGH 241
SLN: 
15506
Instructor:
Jordanna Bailkin
Jordanna Bailkin

Syllabus Description:

POSTWAR: EUROPEAN HISTORY AND FILM AFTER 1945

Prof. Jordanna Bailkin (bailkin@uw.edu)

Smith 218D

Office hours: Wednesdays, 12:30-1:30, or by appointment

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Housewives wearing gas masks during the Blitz on London showed the country's stubborn resistance, ca. 1940s.jpg

Catalog Description: 
Explores efforts to reconstruct Europe and European identity after 1945. Assesses the successes and failures of these efforts. Addresses themes of poverty and affluence, postwar justice, Americanization, expansion and collapse of communism, decolonization, migration, and ongoing ethnic tensions that threatened new forms of warfare. Explores the history uses of film.
GE Requirements: 
Diversity (DIV)
Individuals and Societies (I&S)
Visual, Literary, and Performing Arts (VLPA)
Writing (W)
Credits: 
5.0
Status: 
Active
Last updated: 
December 20, 2018 - 9:16pm
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