USC SUMMER PROGRAM
Beyond “Bad Guys”:
New Narratives of War, Justice and Systemic Crime
Jun 28 - Aug 6
Tues & Thurs 10:00am - 12:00pm (PST)
Online classes open to everybody (2 units credit)
Orientation: Jun 22, 2020 at 11:00 AM
Max. Seats: 40
About the course
You will learn how cinematic arts bring to life stories of crimes against ethnic and religious groups at the international and the domestic level. You will analyze how global narratives shape our future.
We will move from Judgment at Nuremberg and the unveiling of Nazi genocide to Jedi´s role in Star Wars and cell phone videos exposing the homicide of George Floyd. We will explore KONY 2012, video games like Fortnite, ISIS recruitment videos, and the manipulations of Cambridge Analytica.