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Spring 2023
Jun 13, 2024
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Studies in Global Cinema: Nollywood - 20857 - FST 589 - 001

All students are expected to attend and participate in person at the assigned day/time. (F2F)

Recently, rejuvenated calls for the decolonization of the Film Studies discipline are stirring interests in the reconceptualization of non-Western cinemas. Being one of the most prominent and successful national cinemas in the world, Nigeria's Nollywood positions itself as a relevant case-study for the further decolonization of how we understand diverse, non-Western national cinemas. In this course, we will examine Nollywood as a cinema that is responding to the particularities of its local, African audience, even if those particularities sometimes appear to reject Western understandings of what a cinema is.

Associated Term: Spring 2023
Registration Dates: Oct 28, 2022 to Jan 19, 2023
Levels: Graduate

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3.000 Credits
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Scheduled Meeting Times
Type Time Days Where Date Range Schedule Type Instructors
Class 9:00 am - 12:15 pm M King Hall 101 Jan 11, 2023 - May 09, 2023 Lecture Olaniyi Joseph Akande (P)E-mail
Class 10:30 am - 11:45 am W King Hall 104 Jan 11, 2023 - May 09, 2023 Lecture Olaniyi Joseph Akande (P)E-mail



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