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  1. Week 1 4 items
    Introduction to the module
    1. Transnational cinema: the film reader - Elizabeth Ezra, Terry Rowden 2005

      Book Recommended Reading

    2. Postcolonialisms: an anthology of cultural theory and criticism - Gaurav Gajanan Desai, Supriya Nair c2005

      Book Background Reading

    3. Postcolonial cinema studies - Sandra Ponzanesi, Marguerite R. Waller 2012

      Book Background Reading

  2. Week 2 8 items
    The Self and the Other
    1. Cultural neuroscience of the self: understanding the social grounding of the brain - Shinobu Kitayama 2010

      Article Essential Reading This might be quite different from your usual reading. Please read as much as you can!

    2. Foucault: A Very Short Introduction - Gary Gutting 2005 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Reading

    3. European cinema: inside out : images of the self and the other in postcolonial European cinema - Guido Rings, Rikki Morgan-Tamosunas 2003

      Book Background Reading

    4. Persepolis - Marjane Satrapi 2008 (dvd)

      Audio-visual document Recommended Reading

    5. Intro to Film Technique and Terminology 5/11/2010

      Audio-visual document Background Reading

    6. How to read a film: movies, media, and beyond ; art, technology, language, history, theory - James Monaco, David Lindroth 2009

      Book Background Reading

    7. Understanding comics - Scott McCloud, Robert Lappan 1994

      Book Background Reading

  3. Week 3 7 items
    Constructing Otherness
    1. The New World (2005) Friday, 30 Sep 2016

      Audio-visual document Essential Reading

    2. The cinema of Terrence Malick: poetic visions of America - Hannah Patterson 2003

      Book Essential Reading Read pages 199-211

    3. Film theory and criticism: introductory readings - Gerald Mast, Marshall Cohen, Leo Braudy 1992

      Book Essential Reading Section VII, Laura Mulvey Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema

    4. Feminism and film theory - Constance Penley 1988

      Book Recommended Reading Read Chapter: Mulvey, Laura 'Afterthoughts on "Visual Pleasure..."

    5. Kingdom of Heaven (2005) Sunday, 3 Apr 2016

      Audio-visual document Recommended Reading

    6. Cabeza de Vaca [1993] - Nicolás Echevarria film director. 2001

      Audio-visual document Background Reading

  4. Week 4 4 items
    Orientalism
    1. Orientalism - Edward W. Said 2003

      Book Essential Reading Read pages 1-28

    2. Ip Man 2 (2010)

      Audio-visual document Recommended Reading

    3. Ip Man Saturday, 26 Apr 2014

      Audio-visual document Recommended Reading

    4. Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992) Wednesday, 2 Mar 2016

      Audio-visual document Recommended Reading

  5. Week 5 8 items
    The European colonial gaze
    1. Samba - Éric Toledano 1971- director. 2015

      Audio-visual document Essential Reading

    2. Chocolat - Claire Denis 1948- 1988

      Audio-visual document Essential Reading

    3. Claire Denis - Judith Mayne 2005

      Book Essential Reading Handout in class

    4. Samba dir. by Olivier Nakache and Eric Toledano (review) - Manouchka Kelly Labouba 2015/12/07

      Article Essential Reading Click on button on the right to download a copy

    5. The wretched of the earth - Frantz Fanon 1967

      Book Essential Reading Chapter: The Fact of Blackness

    6. Marxism and the interpretation of culture - Cary Nelson, Lawrence Grossberg c1988

      Book Recommended Reading Chapter: Can the subaltern speak? (Spivak)

    7. Black Skin, White Masks - Frantz Fanon, Homi K. Bhabha, Ziauddin Sardar 2008 (electronic resource)

      Book 

  6. Week 6 3 items
    The experience of migration in Asia
    1. Dead or alive. - Rooney, David Mar 6, 2000

      Article Recommended Reading

  7. Week 7 9 items
    Questions of agency
    1. Le Havre - Aki Kaurismäki 1957- screenwriter, film director. 2012

      Audio-visual document Essential Reading

    2. Marxism and the interpretation of culture - Cary Nelson, Lawrence Grossberg c1988

      Book Recommended Reading Chapter: Can the subaltern speak (from week 5) (Spivak)

    3. Welcome - Philippe Lioret 1955- film director 2010

      Audio-visual document Recommended Reading

    4. Edge Of Heaven [DVD]

      Audio-visual document 

  8. Week 8 5 items
    Migration and Third Space
    1. Bordertown (DVD)

      Audio-visual document Recommended Reading

    2. 'Race', culture and difference - James Donald, Ali Rattansi 1992

      Book Recommended Reading Chapter:New Ethnicities

    3. My family [1995] - Gregory. Nava 2004

      Audio-visual document Recommended Reading

  9. Week 9 3 items
    Identity negotiation in a global world
    1. Fear and trembling Stupeur et tremblements. - Alain Corneau 1943- 2004

      Audio-visual document Essential Reading

    2. After empire: melancholia or convivial culture? - Paul Gilroy 2004

      Book Essential Reading Chapter: On living with difference

    3. Four Lions (2010) Sunday, 26 Oct 2014

      Audio-visual document 

  10. Week 10 6 items
    The other in the monster
    1. Nightmare Japan: Contemporary Japanese Horror Cinema - Jay McRoy 2008 (electronic resource)

      Book Essential Reading Chapter 3

    2. Ju-On: The Grudge (2002) Monday, 12 Apr 2010

      Audio-visual document Essential Reading

    3. The Grudge (2004) Wednesday, 1 May 2013

      Audio-visual document Essential Reading

    4. Japanese cinema and otherness: nationalism, multiculturalism and the problem of Japaneseness - Mika Ko c2010 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Reading reading from week 6

    5. Introduction to Japanese Horror Film - Balmain, Colette. 2008

      Book Background Reading

    6. Thirst (2009)

      Audio-visual document Background Reading

  11. Week 11 3 items
    Italian migrant comedies and beyond
    1. Beyond monopoly: globalization and contemporary Italian media - Michela Ardizzoni, Chiara Ferrari 2010 (electronic resource)

      Book Essential Reading Zambenedetti (2010) Multiculturalismo in New Italian Cinema' pp.245-267

  12. Week 12 4 items
    Looking into the future
    1. Avatar (2009)

      Audio-visual document Essential Reading

    2. The postmodern condition: a report on knowledge - Jean-Francois Lyotard 1984

      Book Background Reading

    3. Blade runner (making) : Dangerous days : making Blade Runner - Ridley. Scott 2007

      Audio-visual document Essential Reading