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HUM 531 War on Film




Course Description

Explore the representation of 20th century warfare in popular media, through film. You will be required to watch one film per week and participate in a discussion examining the historical context of the film, historical accuracy, and key themes and narratives. Focus on the First and Second World Wars, as well as the Cold War, the Vietnam War, Operation Desert Storm, and Operation Iraqi Freedom. The selected media includes major Hollywood films, lesser known international releases, and episodes from TV miniseries.



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