ROMS 1120

ROMS 1120

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018.

This course explores the human-animal bond and conflict represented in international films, especially from Hispanic and Francophone countries.  We will discuss wildlife, companion and farm animals in conjunction with human cultures and politics.  Students will learn about issues concerning various species e.g. dogs, sheep. bees and elephants portrayed in dramas and comedies, documentaries and animated films.  Students will master film terminology and learn how to write film reviews, technical film analyses, and creative essays.  This course includes guest speakers and a presentation at the Cornell Museum.

When Offered Fall.

Satisfies Requirement First-Year Writing Seminar.

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Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17622 ROMS 1120   SEM 101

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