HSTAS 317 A: History by Bollywood: Colonial India through Film

Spring 2024
Meeting:
T 12:30pm - 4:20pm / OUG 136
SLN:
15373
Section Type:
Lecture
Joint Sections:
JSIS A 317 A
Instructor:
Catalog Description:
Through popular cinema, specifically Hindi-language films produced by Bombay-based film industry for mass market, explores colonial history of South Asia beginning with British takeover of Indian subcontinent in late eighteenth century to emergence of independence and partition in 1947. Focuses specifically on Bollywood films that have shaped popular (mis)understandings of key episodes and developments in history of modern India. Offered: jointly with JSIS A 317.
GE Requirements Met:
Diversity (DIV)
Social Sciences (SSc)
Writing (W)
Credits:
5.0
Status:
Active
Last updated:
April 9, 2024 - 1:08 pm