Workshop Schedule

Teaching Culture Through Film and The Cinema of the Iranian New Wave

Tuesday 15 May – Friday 18 May in Kauke 305

We’ll have coffee/pastries every morning and a simple lunch Tuesday-Thursday. On Friday we’ll be finishing at noon.

Please bring your laptops.

Schedule:

Tuesday, 15 May

9:00-9:15         Coffee

9:15-9:30         Introduction

9:30-11:00      Screening: Jafar Panahi, The Mirror (1997)

11:00-11:30    Personal writing on the film (We’ll provide some questions to think about.)

11:30-12:30    Discussion of the Film and Lunch

12:30-1:00       Break

1:00-2:00         Teaching Workshop I: Why do you teach using film? What have been some of the biggest rewards and challenges?

 

Wednesday, 16 May

9:00-9:15         Coffee

9:15-9:30         Film Introduction

9:30-11:00      Screening: Abbas Kirostami, Taste of Cherry (1997)

11:00-11:30    Personal writing on the film

11:30-12:30    Discussion of the Film and Lunch

12:30-1:00       Break

1:00-2:00         Teaching Workshop II: Assignments That Work (For screening, discussion and papers. We will ask you to post some of your favorites on our Voices site. The site will be password protected.)

 

Thursday, 17 May

9:00-9:15         Coffee

9:15-9:30         Film Introduction

9:30-11:00      Screening: Rakhshan Banietemad, Under the Skin of the City (2001)

11:00-11:30    Personal writing on the film

11:30-12:30    Discussion of the Film and Lunch

12:30-1:00       Break

1:00-2:00         Teaching Workshop III: Using Film to Teach Gender and Culture (While Avoiding Stereotyping)

 

Friday, 18 May

9:00-9:15         Coffee

9:15-9:30         Film Introduction

9:30-11:00      Screening: Mohammad Rasoulof, The White Meadows (2009)

11:00-12:00    Discussion of the Film

 

 

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