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Film History 2035E: Yer Whippin’ It, Pilgrim: Critical Analysis of Devonic Headgear in Classic Hollywood Westerns

John Wayne wearing Devo hat

2 baffling lecture hours and a 1-hour tutorial in which your TA will try to make sense of it all

This course will examine, through critical analysis of the films of Ford, Sturges, Peckinpah and Whoopzingo, the counter-temporal influences of the 80s-era rock band and religious cult, Devo. Theatrical discussion of Devonic Headgear as described in the writings of writings of Marx, Gramsci, and Foucault will round out the contextual framework of this important topic.

Alltop whips it funny.