109年第1學期-0161 文討:非裔美國影集與電影的種族文化探討 課程資訊

課程分享

選課分析

本課程名額為 22人,已有29人選讀,尚餘名額-7人。

評分方式

評分項目 配分比例 說明
Attendance and Class Participation 15 If you are recorded absent more than 3 class sessions or conferences (including any leave of absence), it may result in the failure of the class.
Monthly Repsonse 25 5 responses are required throughout the semester. Please note that any form of plagiarism will result in the failure of the class.
Oral Presentations 20 Students will be asked to do 1-2 class presentations on the African-American films and TV series. Please note that any form of plagiarism will result in the failure of the class.
Group Screenplay 40 A group of 4-5 students will develop a screenplay based on their understanding of African-American history and culture. Please note that any form of plagiarism will result in the failure of the class.

授課教師

蔡佳蓉

教育目標

By the end of the course, you should be able to a) conduct an academic research on a topic regarding any African-American history and culture of your choosing, b) present your academic research and argument, c) engage in literary, socioeconomic, historical, and cultural discussions on the racial issue, and d) develop your independent and critical thinking on this highly touchy issue.

課程資訊

參考書目

*Primary Reading Material:
1. Klotman, Phyllis Rauch, and Janet K. Cutler, eds. Struggles for Representation: African American Documentary Film and Video. Bloomington: Indiana UP. 2000. Print.
2. Wilson, August. Fences. New York: Plume, 1986. Print.

*Primary Screening Films and Television Series:
1. Central Park Five. Dir. Ken Burns, Sarah Burns, and David McMahon. Sundance Selects, 2012. DVD.
2. The Birth of a Nation. Dir. Nate Parker. Fox Searchlight Pictures, 2017. DVD.
3. BlacKkKlansman. Dir. Spike Lee. Focus Features, 2018. DVD.
4. Black Panther. Dir. Ryan Coogler. Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, 2018. DVD.
5. The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution. Dir. Stanley Nelson Jr. PBS, 2015. DVD.
6. The Defiant Ones. Dir. Stanley Kramer. United Artists, 1958. DVD.
7. Fences. Dir. Denzel Washington. Paramount Pictures, 2016. DVD.
8. 42. Dir. Brian Helgeland. Warner Bros. Pictures, 2013. DVD.
9. Hidden Figures. Dir. Theodore Melfi. 20th Century Fox, 2016. DVD.
10. I Am Not Your Negro. Dir. Raoul Peck. Magnolia Pictures, and Amazon Studios, 2016. DVD.
11. Just Mercy. Dir. Destin Daniel Cretton. Warner Bros. Pictures, 2019. DVD.
12. Loving. Dir. Jeff Nichols. Focus Features, 2016. DVD.
13. Moonlight. Dir. Barry Jenkins. A24, 2016. DVD.
14. 13th. Dir. Ava DuVernay. Neflix, 2016. Netflix. Web. 18 Feb., 2019.