SUMMER PROGRAM IN CHINESE FILM HISTORY AND CRITICISM, July 2008
March 8 deadline approaching!
The Summer Program in Chinese Film History and Criticism will take place at
the Beijing Film Academy. The program is especially well suited for
upper-level undergraduates who intend to continue their studies in Chinese
cinema, and for graduate students and professors who plan to teach courses
Please distribute the information below to students, colleagues, and email
lists. Please let me know if you are interested in promotional posters.
Many thanks, Yomi Braester
The Summer Program in Chinese Film History and Criticism will be hosted for
the third consecutive year at the Beijing Film Academy on June 30 - July 27,
2008. Students worldwide are welcome to the program, administered through
the University of Washington. 12 quarter credits are transferable to other
institutions. No knowledge of Chinese is required.
The courses will be taught by professors from outside Asia (including Chris
Berry and Yomi Braester) and a variety of faculty from the Beijing Film
Academy. The program also includes meetings with filmmakers. The program
cost (including tuition and lodging) is $3,200 + registration fee. The
application deadline is March 8. Eearly application is encouraged.
The curriculum includes the following courses:
* Independent Chinese cinema
* Chinese Cinema and the Nation
* Beijing Prepares for the Olympics in Film and Media
* Chinese New Media
* Gender in Chinese cinema
* Film Theory: A Comparative Look
Please visit our web site at http://faculty.washington.edu/yomi/bfa for
further details on curriculum and application procedures. Questions should
be addressed to the program director, Yomi Braester, by email:
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