Courses: Visual Anthropology (ANTHH207A01)

Fall 2008

Examines the history and development of anthropology's relationship to the visual, focusing particularly on ethnographic film. Explores the relationship between ethnographic texts and visual ethnographic materials in socio-cultural anthropology. Visual ethnography investigated as a mode for representing culture and a site of cultural practice. Special attention paid to questions of collaboration and documentary for social change. Students produce ethnographic films in crews for final projects.

Prerequisites: Anth 103 at Haverford or 102 at Bryn Mawr.

Fulfills: SO I

Location

Haverford, Hall 201

Meeting Times

MW 2:30-4:00