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Spring 2012: New Course: Film and Poetry

Spring 2012: New Course: Film and Poetry

Team taught by Professor Carla Marcantonio (Film & Media studies) and Sally Keith (English/Poetry), the course "Film and Poetry" will juxtapose contemporary projects in poetry and film, examining questions of form and content to enlarge our sense of a particular theme or narrative by considering it in a new context.

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John Carlos and Dave Zirin

John Carlos and Dave Zirin

The documentary Not Just a Game and the book The John Carlos Story look at the relationship of sports and politics. The documentary traces how American sports have glamorized militarism, racism, sexism, and homophobia, and showcases rebel athletes who fought for social justice beyond the field of play. The book tells the story of one of these athletes, John Carlos.

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