Feb 28, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

HIST 208 - History and Hollywood Films

2.00 credit hours
An exploration of the ways that Hollywood and other commercial films have presented the past to their viewers and shaped popular understanding of history. Since Hollywood's early days, filmmakers have depicted actual historical events and placed fictional characters into historical contexts with varying levels of accuracy. Topics include the changing meanings of these films and the insights they offer into the construction of historical narratives.

Cardinal Directions Designation(s): Humanities, Global Understanding, U.S. Power Structures.
iCon(s): Challenging Inequity, Experiencing Place.

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