English 84

Sophomore Seminar: High Culture/Low Culture

Section Semester Instructor Time Location Course Areas
1 Fall 2006 Bader, Julia
Bader, Julia
Thurs. 2-5 300 Wheeler

Other Readings and Media

J. Lahiri: Interpreter of Maladies; W. Helsby: Understanding Representation


The course will focus on films of the Coen Brothers and other contemporary directors (Lynch, Kieslovski, Wong Kar-Wai) and the stories of Lakiri in order to observe how cinematic/literary representations function. We will make use of UAM exhibits, Cal Performance shows, and PFA films to amplify our experience of the cultural context.

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