International Film Art: Canada
Freischaltung des Anmeldportals HIS-POS 19.10.2009
Option 1: 15 minute Referat with written component + 10-12 page research essay.
Option 2: 18-20 page research essay.
The essays/Referate will provide a single, coherent thesis regarding the themes, imagery, or social-historical contexts of three Canadian films, two of which must be drawn from those studied in the course. The most successful essays will bring all three of these important aspects into focus. You might also contextualize two Canadian films from the course with a film from another country and discuss all three regarding the concept of National Cinema.
For a fairly complete list of other Canadian films you might choose from to work on in your essays, click here.
Your research will include at least two scholarly books, one scholarly journal article, and one online resource. Although you are encouraged to research beyond this requirement, independent thought and interpretation should also be a part of your essays.
Referate will begin 4.12.2009. Students must register to do this option with the Prüfungsamt by 20.11.2009.
Final essays are due 31.03.2010. To take this option, students must officially register with the Prüfungsamt by 17.03.2010.