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    University of Virginia
  Jan 18, 2018
Undergraduate Record 2017-2018

AMST 4474 - Stardom and American Cinema

This course examines the role of stardom and star performance in American cinema from the silent era to the present. Using social history, cultural studies and film criticism theory, we will explore topics such as the cultural patterns of stardom, constructions and subversions of star identity, and the ways in which issues of race, class, gender, and sexuality affect the star image both inside and outside cinema.

Credits: 3