Independent Film, Filmmaking, and the Sundance Film Festival investigates film theory, history, and practice through the lens of the Sundance Film Festival. Students will engage in a week-long trip to the Sundance Film Festival in order to inspire critical and creative work on campus.
Gender and Sexuality in Japanese Literature, Film, and Manga examines how Japanese writers have explored the issues of gender and sexuality from the Heian Period (8th – 12th c.) through the modern era. Students will analyze the literary works, films, manga, and anime of female and male authors.
Arts for Social Change is a coalition that utilizes different mediums of arts to promote community organizing and positive social change. The coalition works to design collaborative projects that ignite critical inquiry while appealing to a general audience. Groups that participate in the collective include the Arts for Social Change Living and Learning Community in Mathias Hall, among other Arts for Social Change associates.