Westerns: A Study in the Film Genre

Course: GEN2020

This course is listed under the following fields of study:

This class explores the film genre of Westerns. Major themes, theories and ideas are examined via the work of selected actors, directors and films. Subjects to be studied via discussion and assignments include: The History of the Western/Components of the Western/Landscape and Setting/Actors/Directors/Films/Indigenous Peoples. The course concludes with an analysis of the place of Western in contemporary context - can it still 'sit tall in the saddle'?

All sections for this course are in progress.