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THEA 323 - Shakespeare on Film


Units: 3 ; Breadth Area: GE-UD-C
Modern interpretations of Shakespeare’s plays in the film medium. Critical analysis and interrogation of these works as they apply to contemporary socio-cultural concerns.

Strongly Recommended Preparation: Upper division status (greater than 60 earned semester units) and completion of lower division Area C requirements.
Prerequisites: Completion of GE Areas A1, A2, A3 and B4 with grade C- (CR) or better.
Equivalent Quarter Course: THEA 3230.
Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely On-ground, or Entirely Online.
Grading: A-F or CR/NC (student choice).
Breadth Area(s) Satisfied: GE-UD-C - Upper Division Arts or Humanities
Course Typically Offered: Fall ONLY


Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
  1. Explain the metaphor, symbolism, and meaning in a Shakespearean soliloquy in the context of the play and surrounding scenes
  2. Think and write critically about filmed versions of Shakespeare’s works.
  3. Apply sociocultural and political aspects of Shakespeare’s works, as adapted on film to contemporary issues and debates
  4. Quote Shakespeare dramatically in public presentations.


UD-C. Upper-division Arts or Humanities Learning Outcomes
  1. demonstrate an understanding of and ability to apply the principles, methodologies, value systems, and thought processes employed in the arts and humanities;
  2. analyze cultural production as an expression of, or reflection upon, what it means to be human; and
  3. demonstrate how the perspectives of the arts and humanities are used by informed, engaged, and reflective citizens to benefit local and global communities.



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