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Spring 2013: TUR 361U Turkey Through Film
Author: World Languages & Literatures
Posted: February 11, 2013

Tuesday-Thursday 2-3:50 p.m.
Discussions & Readings in English; Films with subtitles

For students interested in Middle East, Balkan and Mediterranean cinemas.

  • An adviser approved elective for WLL majors.
  • An upper division culture course for WLL: Turkish minors.
  • An elective for Film Studies majors in TA and Film minors in English.
  • University Studies: Global Studies.

Lectures, discussions, readings and presentations on films by critically acclaimed directors such as:
Yilmaz Guney (Shared Palme d'Or with Costa Gavras at Cannes 1982),
Nuri Bilge Ceylan (Best director, Cannes 2008, Cannes Grand Prix 2011),
Semih Kaplanoglu (Berlin, Golden Bear 2010)
Cagan Irmak (Rhode Island Intl. 2009, Nuremberg and Istanbul Intl. 2006)
Reha Erdem (Berlin Intl. Tagesspiegel; Golden Orange 2004, 2009),
Fatih Akin (Venice 2009, Golden Orange 2007, Golden Bear and FIPRESCI 2004) and others...

Department of WLL (503) 725-3522
Prof. Pelin Basci (formal banner listing: K. Grehan)
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