CHID 495 A: Close Readings In Theory

Animation: Miyazaki and the Vitality of Media

Course Flyer: 
Summer Term: 
Full-term
Meeting Time: 
TTh 1:50pm - 4:00pm
Location: 
EEB 025
SLN: 
10784
Instructor:
Phillip Thurtle

Syllabus Description:

This class will view the animated films of the Miyazaki Hayao and read selected writings in philosophy, media theory, and cultural studies in order to investigate the importance of animation in contemporary media, compare Japanese and Western visual conventions, research the gendered uses of technology, and interrogate the role of world building and speculative fiction in understanding the world.

 

Additional Details:

This class will view the animated films of the Miyazaki Hayao and read selected writings in philosophy, media theory, and cultural studies in order to investigate the importance of animation in contemporary media, compare Japanese and Western visual conventions, research the gendered uses of technology, and interrogate the role of world building and speculative fiction in understanding the world. 

Catalog Description: 
Close readings of a specific work, author, artist, or body of work.
GE Requirements: 
Individuals and Societies (I&S)
Credits: 
5.0
Status: 
Active
Last updated: 
August 4, 2017 - 9:02pm