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SES # TOPICS KEY DATES
1 Introduction
2 Early Cinema
3 Ethnographic Film as Science and Beyond
4 Cinema Verite and Cine-fiction: The Films of Jean Rouch
5 Cine-fiction and Cinema Verite: The Films of Jean Rouch (cont.)
6 Direct Cinema in the US: Observing at Home
7 Communities and Conflict: Debating Nuclear Technologies

Guest Lecturer: Filmmaker Chris Boebel
8 Gender and Sexuality
9 Observing the 'Exotic' in the U.S. Longer paper due
10 The Personal and the Political: A Case of Environmental Activism
11 Finding a Future for Culture on Film/Video: Feature Films, Documentaries, and "The Social Practice of Media" Final paper due (for graduate students)