Filming The Raj | Osher Lifelong Learning Institute | University of Miami

Filming The Raj

OSH 188 / Non Credit
Course taught in: English
Locations: LFH 105
Instructor: Dr. Ruth Rosenwasser

Course Description

Join scholar Dr. Ruth Rosenwasser for this film class. These films depict the complex love-hate relationship between the British rule in India, (The Raj) and the Indian population.  The class may run later on some days depending on the length of the film. 

Week 1

The Man Who Would Be King

Week 2

Heat and Dust (Part 1)

Week 3

Heat and Dust (Part 2)

Week 4

Before the Rains

Week 5

The Mystic Masseur

Week 6

Staying On

Dr. Ruth Rosenwasser is Curatorial Consultant for South Asian Art at the Lowe Art Museum at UM.  Since 1999, she has organized and conducted group tours to India.  Ruth uses her 26 years of travel to India as the basis for her lectures, publications, and photographs. She has an MA in South Asia Regional Studies from the University of Pennsylvania. 

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