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Gorham Kindem <[log in to unmask]>
Wed, 23 Oct 1996 14:50:26 -0400
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                             1 9 9 7 UNC-CH
                          SUMMER SCHOOL ABROAD
            G R E A T  B R I T A I N    &    S C A N D I N A V I A
                        June 29  - July 25, 1997
Academic  Program:
Communication Studies 151 Contemporary International Film/Television
(3 credit hours).  Study of contemporary film/television within a specific
international context, such as Scandinavia or Great Britain, with
particular attention to comparisons and contrasts with the  United States
and Hollywood.
Communication Studies 143  History of National Media in the West:  Case
Studies (3 credit hours).  Study of the emergence of film/television
within a specific international context, such as Scandinavia or Great
Britain, with particular attention to comparisons and contrasts with the
U.S. and Hollywood.
The program will have two primary locations: Holborn/Grays Inn area of
central London, England and the Institute for Drama, Film, and Theater at
the University of Trondheim in Norway.  Students will first study British
film and television in London and then study Scandinavian film and
television in Trondheim.
On location in Great Britain and Scandinavia, students will have greater
access to British and Scandinavian scholars, artists, industry
professionals, and facilities, as well as films and television programs,
than they do here in the United States.  In addition, studying British and
Scandinavian media while living there will greatly broaden an
understanding of cultural contexts within which foreign films and
television programs are created and viewed.  Foreign language skills are
not a prerequisite for participation in this program.  Almost all
Scandinavians speak English. Scandinavian films and TV programs are
subtitled in English or simultaneous translation is provided, and lectures
by Scandinavian scholars and artists are in English.
The program director and primary instructor is Dr. Gorham "Hap"
Kindem, Professor of media history and production in the Department of
Communication Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel
Hill.  He is the author or editor of five books and numerous articles on
film and television. His documentary films have been presented on public
television and the Discovery Channel. He has directed previous film and
television study abroad programs in Great Britain and Scandinavia most
recently in 1995 and has been a visiting professor at the University of
Trondheim.  Guest lecturers for past programs have included Phillip
Drummond, Laura Mulvey, Annette Kuhn, Ian Christie, Jostein Gripsrud,
Birgitta Steene, Stig Kulset, Kathrine Skretting, and Bjorn Sorenssen,
among other scholars, artists, and industry professionals.
$2,495 tuition and instructional costs, lodging in London and Trondheim,
cooking facilities, special meals, administrative fees, public transit in
Trondheim. This amount  does not include transatlantic airfare, intercity
transportation, miscellaneous meals, passport fee, and personal expenses.
Payment schedule:       $500 deposit at registration.
                        Remaining balance due by February 28, 1997.
Enrollment in the Great Britain and Scandinavia program is open to 15
undergraduate, graduate, or postgraduate students from UNC-CH and
elsewhere.  Applications will be available on October 14, 1996 from the
UNC-CH Summer School office, 200 Pettigrew Hall.
The early application period is October 14 - November 4, 1996.  Regular
registration for remaining spaces continues November 5, 1996 - March 1997.
For further information on features and details:
        Professor G. A. Kindem
        315 Bingham Hall, CB#3285
        (919) 962-4960    or    [log in to unmask]
For further information on registration or other administrative
        Summer School
        200 Pettigrew Hall, CB#3340
        The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
        Chapel Hill, NC  27599-3340
        (919) 966-4364
        (919) 962-2752 (fax)
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