Westerns: A Study in the Film Genre

Code: OLRN1249

Course description

This class will explore the film genre of Westerns. Major themes, theories and ideas will be examined via the work of selected actors, directors and films. Subjects to be studied via discussion and assignments include The History of the Western / Components of the Western / Landscape and Setting / Actors / Directors / Films / Indigenous Peoples. The course will conclude with an analysis of the place of the Western in a contemporary context – can it still ‘sit tall in the saddle’?

Course details

Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
 
Start Date
Day/Time
Delivery
Campus
Cost
Availability
Start Date: Sep. 8, 2020
Day/Time:
Delivery: Fully Online – OntarioLearn
Campus: Doon (Kitchener)
Cost: $407.50
 
End date: Dec. 15, 2020
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Equivalent to: None

Please note: This course is offered through OntarioLearn. To review important information such as textbook, exam and grade information, visit the OntarioLearn Information web page.

Registration dates

Winter 2021 registration opens November 2, 2020. Spring 2021 registration opens February 1, 2021.