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Course Overview

This course will explore the topics of memory, post-memory and creativity in crisis in the context of the Argentina and Chile both in cinema and photography.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 3
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No

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Course Description

The first block of the course will engage in a theory-based, critical study of the broad Spanish film production of the twentieth-century. The second block of the course will study contemporary Latin-American cinema and photography in relation to the political. Materials studied within the course will include the following: film, photography and architecture.

Further Information & Notes

Available only to students in Programme Year 3 and 4. This course will not be available in 2013/14..

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

More Information about Week Numbers

In light of Covid-19 and the move to blended learning delivery the assessment information advertised for courses may be subject to change. All updates for first-half session courses will be actioned no later than 1700 (GMT) on 18 September 2020. All updates for second half-session courses will be actioned in advance of second half-session teaching starting. Please check back regularly for updates.

Summative Assessments

1st Attempt: Two essays (45% each); 2,500 words each for Level 3 and 3,000 words each for Level 4. Oral presentation (10%); students will submit outline of presentation

Resit: Two essays (50% each): 2,000 words each for Level 3 and 2,500 words each for Level 4.

Formative Assessment

The first written assignment has a formative as well as a summative role.


The above assignments receive CAS marks, which the Course Guide links to specific marking criteria, and written or verbal feedback in the form of tutors' comments is also given. Additional informal feedback on performance and tutorial participation is offered in tutorials. Tutors have office hours at which further feedback may be sought.

Course Learning Outcomes


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