||當代電影閱讀：後現代映像Reading Contemporary Films: Images of Postmodernity
In this course we will discuss a series of contemporary films to learn more about contemporary societies that are loosely defined as postmodern. Issues of consumerism, race, gender, sexuality, diaspora will be the main focus of this course. We will also pay attention how films adopt certain styles that are termed postmodern to present images of postmodernity. Readings will include introductions to postmodernism and articles on particular films. Films to be discussed may include: The Icicle Thief, Wall Street, Clueless, Fight Club, Money Not Enough, Do the Right Thing, Masala, Silence of the Lamb, Crash, Adjuster, Blue Velvet, Run Lola Run, Sliding Doors, Night on Earth, Happy Together, Transpotting, Forrest Gump, Three Kings, Viva La, The Terminator II, Vive l'Amour, Calendar, Youth with No Regrets.