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This list relates to the 2016-17 which ended on 31/07/2017
  1. Week 1: Early War Films, Imperial Expansion, and the Rise of the Film Industry 10 items
    1. Screening 2 items
      1. Early films of war: The Sinking of the Maine; Raising Old Glory Over Morro Castle; The Attack on San Juan Hill; etc. (Melies, Edison, Porter, Dickson).

         

        All films about the Spanish-American War are available for viewing at the Library of Congress American Memory website:

    2. Primary Reading 3 items
    3. Additional Reading 5 items
      1. War as a Way of Seeing - George H. Roeder, Jr.

        Chapter 

  2. Week 2: Haunting in the War Film: All Quiet on the Western Front 11 items
    1. Screening 1 item
      1. All Quiet on the Western Front - Lewis Milestone 1930 (dvd)

        Audio-visual document 

    2. Additional Films 2 items
      1. Wooden Crosses - Raymond Bernard 1932 (dvd)

        Book 

      2. The Big Parade - King Vidor 1925 (dvd)

        Audio-visual document 

    3. Primary reading 3 items
    4. Additional reading 5 items
      1. All Quiet on the Western Front - Robert Eberwein

        Chapter  Available in the Library and as an e-book

      2. All Quiet on the Western Front - Erich Maria Remarque 1929

        Book 

  3. Week 3: Saving Private Ryan and the New Covenant of Nation 9 items
    1. Screening 1 item
      1. Saving Private Ryan - Steven Spielberg 1998 (dvd)

        Audio-visual document 

    2. Additional Films 3 items
      1. Enemy at the Gates - Jean-Jacques Annaud 2001

        Audio-visual document 

      2. Band of Brothers - produced by Tom Hanks, Steven Spielberg 2001 (dvd)

        Audio-visual document 

      3. The Pacific - HBO 2010 (dvd)

        Audio-visual document 

    3. Primary reading 3 items
    4. Additional reading 2 items
  4. Week 4: Enchanted and Disenchanted Violence in the War Film 11 items
    1. Screening 1 item
      1. Apocalypse Now: Redux - Francis Ford Coppola 2001 (dvd)

        Audio-visual document 

    2. Additional Films 4 items
      1. The Deer Hunter - Michael Cimino 1978 (dvd)

        Audio-visual document 

      2. Platoon - Oliver Stone 1986 (dvd)

        Audio-visual document 

      3. Casualties of War - Brian De Palma 1989 (dvd)

        Audio-visual document 

      4. Full Metal Jacket - Stanley Kubrick 1987 (dvd)

        Audio-visual document 

    3. Primary Reading 3 items
    4. Additional Reading 3 items
  5. Week 5: Generational Memory 12 items
    1. Screening 1 item
      1. Letters from Iwo Jima - Clint Eastwood 2006 (dvd)

        Audio-visual document 

    2. Additional Films 4 items
      1. Flags of our Fathers - Clint Eastwood 2006 (dvd)

        Audio-visual document 

      2. Patton - Franklin J. Schaffner 1970 (dvd)

        Audio-visual document 

      3. The Others - Alejandro Amenabar 2001 (dvd)

        Audio-visual document 

      4. J'accuse - Abel Gance 1919 (dvd)

        Audio-visual document 

    3. Primary reading 4 items
      1. Iwo Jima - Robert Eberwein

        Chapter 

      2. War's Sustained Haunting - Elisabeth Bronfen

        Chapter  Available in the Library and as an e-book

      3. Flagging up History: The Past as a DVD Bonus Feature - Debra Ramsay

        Chapter  Available in the Library and as an e-book

    4. Secondary reading 3 items
      1. Haunting in the War Film - Robert Burgoyne

        Chapter 

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  6. Week 6: Martyrdom / Suicide Terror 8 items
    1. Screening 1 item
      1. Paradise now - Hany Abu-Assad 2005 (dvd)

        Audio-visual document 

    2. Additional Films 2 items
      1. Omar - Hany Abu-Assad 2013 (dvd)

        Audio-visual document 

      2. Bethlehem - Yuval Adler 2013 (dvd)

        Audio-visual document 

    3. Primary reading 4 items
      1. Paradise Now - Robert Burgoyne

        Document  Unpublished essay (log in to MMS to view)

      2. The Palestinian Road (Block) Movie: Everyday Geographies of Second Intifada Cinema - Kay Dickinson

        Chapter  In 'Cinema at the periphery' eds. D. Iordanova, D. Martin-Jones, B. Vidal. (Available in the Library and as an e-book)

    4. Additional reading 1 item
  7. Week 7: The Body At Risk 8 items
    1. Screening 1 item
      1. The Hurt Locker - Kathryn Bigelow 2008 (dvd)

        Audio-visual document 

    2. Additional Films 2 items
      1. Generation Kill - Susanna White, Simon Cellan Jones 2008 (dvd)

        Audio-visual document 

      2. Armadillo - Janus Metz 2010 (dvd)

        Audio-visual document 

    3. Primary Reading 3 items
    4. Additional Reading 2 items
      1. Multitude: war and democracy in the age of empire - Michael Hardt, Antonio Negri 2006

        Book 

  8. Week 8: The War on Terror 7 items
    1. Screening 1 item
      1. Zero Dark Thirty - Kathryn Bigelow 2012 (dvd)

        Audio-visual document 

    2. Primary Reading 4 items
      1. Zero Dark Thirty - Robert Burgoyne 2016

        Document  Unpublished essay (log in to MMS to view)

      2. The bin Laden Tapes - Andrew Hill

        Chapter 

    3. Additional Reading 2 items
  9. Week 9: Genre Memory and the War Film 4 items
    1. Screening 1 item
      1. Restrepo - Tim Hetherington, Sebastian Junger 2010 (dvd)

        Audio-visual document 

    2. Primary Reading 3 items
      1. Goya on his Shoulder: Tim Hetherington, Genre Memory, and The Body at Risk - Robert Burgoyne, Eileen Rositzka 2015

        Article  Log in to MMS to view

  10. Week 10: Postheroic War 4 items
    1. Screening 1 item
      1. Eye in the Sky - Gavin Hood 2015 (dvd)

        Audio-visual document 

    2. Primary Reading 3 items
      1. A theory of the drone - Grégoire Chamayou, Janet Lloyd 2015

        Book  Chapters 6, 7, 8, and 15. (Available in the Library and as an e-book)

  11. Week 11: Screen Memories 5 items
    1. Screening 1 item
      1. Waltz with Bashir - Ari Folman 2008 (dvd)

        Audio-visual document 

    2. Additional Films 1 item
      1. Persepolis - Marjane Satrapi, Vincent Paronnaud 2007 (dvd)

        Audio-visual document 

    3. Primary Reading 2 items
    4. Additional Reading 1 item
      1. To be announced

  12. General Reading 8 items
    1. Hollywood's World War I: Motion Picture Images - Peter C. Rollins, John E. O'Connor 1997

      Book 

    2. Cinema at the Periphery - Dina Iordanova, David Martin-Jones, Belén Vidal 2010

      Book  Available in the Library and as an e-book

    3. Multitude: War and Democracy in the Age of Empire - Michael Hardt, Antonio Negri 2006

      Book 

    4. War at a Distance: Romanticism and the Making of Modern Wartime - Mary A. Favret 2010

      Book  Available in the library and as an e-book

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