An Introduction to the variety of methods of analyzing problems, and of examining and assimilating diverse information in academic and professional contexts. Students evaluate the importance of knowledge over technical proficiency and of knowledge over what is useful in today's world and how to apply it.
This course will be a collaboration examining how forces in the global environment and conditions of globalization influence the cultural policies of government and other institutions. This course will emphasize the international dimension of cultural policies in domestic politics and will examine how international and domestic cultural policies affect each other.
This course is designed to expose students to the selection of Japanese films in modern cinema, their evolution in the 1930s and 1940s, and their history in modern times. Another focus will be to consider the types of film and genres found in Japanese cinema and how they change over time.
Selected course text, usually augmented by films, video or audio. Selections will vary from year to year dependent on research questions and faculty interest; should the course be canceled or on hiatus certain prior information will be considered. Students will be taken aback by a sampling of the latest current and historical films. Prerequisite: EPFW 121
Selected course text, usually augmented by films, video or audio. This course offers students the opportunity to examine the roles of film and television as aspects of mass communication. Primary texts will emphasize the evolution of the medium within the last century, the impact of film and broadcast media on society and the influences of societal fads, issues, and issues on the film and television industries. Prerequisite: EPFW 121 d2c66b5586