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FILM 251 - Ethnographic Study of Modern-Day Slavery in Ghana: Creating Short Documentary Film


FDR: HA Fine Arts Distribution
Experiential Learning (EXP): Yes
Credits: 4

Spring Term Abroad. Prerequisite: instructor consent. An examination of culture and social-justice issues in Ghana, particularly focusing on issues of modern- day slavery. Together, we study Ghanaian culture, visiting cultural sites and learning about how the country is faring with modern-day slavery. We collect true stories through ethnographic study, interviewing and filming to create short documentaries for presentation on campus at the end of the spring term. We examine the development of modern-day slavery in Ghana, visiting organizations and government programs that are working on the issue as well as listening to the stories of those who have been rescued from slavery.



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