Summer 2023 Courses

This page shows all courses currently scheduled for Summer Session 2023. Courses will be continued to be added until March, so check back regularly. For complete course details and enrollment information, click on the course in the listing below, or check the Student Administration system.

3998. Variable Topics

3.00 credits | May be repeated for credit.

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

Prerequisites and recommended preparation vary.

Last Refreshed: 04-OCT-23 AM
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Session Campus Term Class Number Instruction Mode Instructor Section Schedule Location Enrollment Notes
MAY Storrs Summer 2023 1968 Hybrid Cassano, Heather 23 MoTuWe 9:00am‑12:00pm
BISH 136 5/10 This course explores the role of human rights in documentary filmmaking via the screening and discussion of innovative human rights documentaries. Course participants will gain extensive knowledge of the principles of documentary filmmaking, including but not limited to the ethics of human rights filmmaking, representation, the role of the filmmaker and relationship to the subject(s), the use of documentaries for social change, and the translation of human rights documentaries into social action via awareness raising, community dialogue, and popular mobilization. Students will also participate in the first annual Northeast Human Rights Film Festival held in Storrs CT in May of 2023, gaining "behind the scenes" knowledge of curating and hosting a film festival. Participation in the film festival requires students to be on campus in Storrs, CT from Friday evening on May 19 through Sunday afternoon May 21. Please visit this url for a description of all UConn DMD Summer Session 2023 courses: