Engaging

The Vietnam War in American Film

School: 
College of Arts & Sciences
CLAS Course: 
History
Course #: 
HIUS 3173
Section: 
1
Instructor: 
Marc Selverstone
Credits: 
3
Days of the Week: 
MTWRF

This course will examine landmark films on the Vietnam War from the 1960s through the present. Lectures and discussion focusing on between 8 and 10 films, which students will watch as part of class, will explore the history and themes depicted in these films, highlighting directorial viewpoints, the contexts in which the films were produced and received, their historical accuracy, and their impact on the legacy of the war in American culture.

Session: 
Session I
Course Dates: 
May 21 to June 16
Course Times: 
10:30 am to 12:45 pm