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C LIT 371 A: Literature and the Visual Arts

Romania Transformed

Meeting Time: 
TTh 2:30pm - 4:20pm
LOW 101
Joint Sections: 
CHID 498 C, ROMN 420 A
Ileana Marin

Additional Details:

Explores Eastern and Western artistic trends and ideologies in Romanian culture, literature and film during the last 100 years. Investigates contributions to surrealism, dadaism, theatre of the absurd, and practices of resistance against communism, as well as women's roles in forging a post-Soviet identity. Introduces students to New Romanian Cinema and offers them the unique possibility to attend the 6th edition of the Romanian Film Festival in Seattle at SIFF Cinema Uptown (November 15-17) and meet with Romanian film directors and actors.  Taught in English.

Catalog Description: 
Focuses on specific theoretical problems. Examines the relationship between text and image in a variety of art forms including poetry, novels, paintings, photography, essays, comic strips, film, and advertisement. Readings, in English, from a wide variety of national literatures.
Department Requirements Met: 
Elective for both Literature and Cinema
GE Requirements Met: 
Visual, Literary, and Performing Arts (VLPA)
Last updated: 
September 10, 2019 - 9:11pm