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Bollywood Film class brings new narratives of Indian culture to Puget Sound

Students are able to learn about Indian film, history and culture in Puget Sound’s returning course titled Bollywood Film. According to the course’s website, Bollywood Film is listed as both an English and Asian Studies class. It covers themes of Bollywood as a film industry that is part of a larger genre of Indian film, and discusses cinema chronologically from the 1950s to the present. The class is taught by Priti Joshi, a professor in the Department of English and the James Dolliver National Endowment for the Humanities Distinguished Teaching...
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Recent history of campus activism documented through online archive

By Kylie Gurewitz In November of 2015, the campus group Advocates for Institutional Change (AIC) led a walkout of approximately 450 students, demanding change for the University’s alleged racial injustices. Though this protest may seem remarkable, having attracted such a significant percentage of the campus population, the demands of the group were not at all unprecedented. “Honoring the Histories and Experiences of Racial Minorities of the University of Puget Sound” was the original independent study conducted by Puget Sound alumni Nakisha Renee Jones and Daniel Akamine when they were students...
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