Contemporary East Asian Cinema

First-Year Seminar Program 086

Usual Description

Since the 1990s, East Asian national cinemas have been popular worldwide, with actors and directors from Hong Kong, China, Taiwan, Korea, and Japan becoming household names. What defines “East Asian Cinema” and how has it become such an important phenomenon in cinema studies? We will study twelve films from across the region and pay equal attention to aesthetics, politics, and social and cultural history.

Time Periods

Post-1980

Course Listings

These are all of the listings of this course recorded in the Oberlin course catalog since the fall of 2007.

Listing Semester Professor
First-Year Seminar Program 086
First-Year Seminar Program 086 Taught by Hsiu-Chuang Deppman
First-Year Seminar Program 086 Taught by Hsiu-Chuang Deppman