The course topics are focused on discussion of the films viewed in class and readings from the two required texts:
- Corrigan, Timothy. A Short Guide to Writing About Film, 4th ed. Essex: Pearson Longman, 2000.
- Hake, Sabine. German National Cinema. New York: Routledge, 2001.
|SES #||TOPICS||KEY DATES|
|1||Introduction to the Course|
|2||Introduction to the Issues|
|Dissenters on Trial|
|3||The Trial of Socrates||Paper Topics are Due in Class|
|4||Joan of Arc||Initial Bibliography is Due in Class|
|6||Scopes||Annotated Bibliography is Due in Class|
|Society on Trial|
|7||Salem Witch Trials|
|9||The Trials of Louis XVI and Marie-Antoinette|
|10||Soviet Agitation and Show Trials|
|11||Nuremberg War Crimes Tribunal||Final Papers are Due|
|12||Human Rights Trials and Truth Commissions|