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SOANĀ 245 Visual Anthropology

Faculty: Sociology and Anthropology Faculty
Content: Representation in the study of culture. Explore and evaluate different genres of visual representation, including museums, theme parks, films, television, and photographic exhibitions as modes of anthropological analysis. Topics include the ethics of observation, the politics of artifact collection and display, the dilemmas of tourism, the role of consumption in constructing visual meaning, and the challenge of interpreting indigenously produced visual depictions of self and other.
Prerequisites: SOAN 100 or SOAN 110.
Usually offered: Alternate Years, spring semester.
Semester credits: 4.


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