Westerns: Study in Film (ODE)

GNED 1086

Course description

This class explores the film genre of Westerns. Major themes, theories and ideas are examined via the work of selected actors, directors and films. Subjects studied via discussion and assignments include The History of the Western / Components of the Western / Landscape and Setting / Indigenous Peoples / Women / Actors / Directors / Select Films. The course concludes with an analysis of the place of the Western in a contemporary context - can it still `sit tall in the saddle`?



Course Hours


Students registering for credit courses for the first time must declare a program at the point of registration. Declaring a program does not necessarily mean students must complete a program, individual courses may be taken for skill improvement and upgrading.

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