Postwar: European History and Film after 1945

  • Quarters: Autumn
  • General Education Requirements: VLPA, I&S, DIV

Explores efforts to reconstruct Europe and European identity after 1945. Assesses the successes and failures of these efforts. Addresses themes of poverty and affluence, postwar justice, Americanization, expansion and collapse of communism, decolonization, migration, and ongoing ethnic tensions that threatened new forms of warfare. Explores the history uses of film.