Witches on Screen

Witches on Screen: an overview of the construction of witches and witchcraft in American cinema and tv
Instructor: Heather Greene, MA
Course Dates: Monday, Sept. 9 – Sunday, Oct. 6
Class Meetings: Tuesdays, 8:00 PM ET New meeting – Mondays at 7:00 PM Eastern Time
Course Description: this course will provide an overview of the witch and of witchcraft in American cinema and television. We will look at both narrative and visual representation within a socio-political context, including the influence of contemporary witches and Pagans. Each week will look at the witches found in a particular genre: 1. Historical fiction and the Western 2. High Fantasy 3. Comedy 4. Horror
Required Reading:
Greene, Heather, Bell, Book and Camera: A Critical History of Witches in American Film and Television. McFarland & Co. 2018.

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