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URI FLP - India Film
Calcutta, India (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Winter J-term
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Program Description:
Program Description:
India EGR
Kolkata Crossings
January 3 - January 17, 2020

This Winter J Term course travels to Kolkata, India, a journey allowing us to consider cultural cross-pollination and hybridization. More specifically, the class examines a range of cinematic texts and a few novels to help broaden understanding of the cultural impacts of globalization within an Indian contexts. 


Students will earn 4 URI credits for ENG 451 or FLM 451 - Advanced Topics in International Film Media.


Students will stay in double-occupancy rooms while in India. Breakfast, lunch and dinner will be provided.


 Residency  Program Fee  URI Tuition  Total Cost
 In-State   $  $858  $
 Out-of-State  $  $1,422  $

Program fee includes:
  • Round-trip airfare
  • Accommodations
  • Meals
  • In-country transportation
  • Excursions and cultural activities
  • Health Insurance
NOTE: All fees are subject to change.



Ashish Chadha, Ph.D.
Dr. Chadha is a filmmaker and a cultural anthropologist. His films have been shown worldwide in film festivals, galleries and museums. In 2011 he was short listed for the Skoda Prize for Indian Contemporary Art. His scholarly works have been published in the Journal of Social Archaeology, Journal of Material Culture, Contributions to Indian Sociology and The Indian Economic and Social History Review among other publications.

Ryan Trimm, Ph.D.
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At URI, Dr. Trimm teaches courses in modern and contemporary British literature, poetry, postcolonial studies, and film. Recent offerings include courses on the postcolonial politics of the Booker Prize; the historical novel and the ends of history; culture and cinema; Britain between the postmodern and the postcolonial; the fictional genealogy of Charles Dickens and Peter Ackroyd; culture, nation, and metropole in postcolonial theory; apartheid and after in the novels of Nadine Gordimer and J.M. Coetzee; and the heritage film. He also taught at Florida International University in Miami before coming to URI.

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Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Winter J-Term 2020 10/04/2019 ** Rolling Admission 01/03/2020 01/16/2020

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
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