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Pitzer College    
 
    
 
  Dec 11, 2017
 
2016-2017 Pitzer Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MS 111 PZ -Perspectives on Photography


Institution: Pitzer

Description: This course critically examines the photograph as artifact, art, evidence, and weapon. Section 1 looks at photographs through the works of key theorists. Section 2 introduces the anthropology of photography as a social practice, including its relation to colonialism, race, and the global circulation of representations. Section 3 hones in on African photography. Section 4 analyzes current trends, including the role of the photograph in journalism, art, indigenous activism, and the digital era.

Prerequisite(s): Introductory course in Media Studies or Anthropology. Please also check the current course schedule for requirements.

Formerly: Formerly Anthropology of Photography

For up-to-date information on current course offerings and details, please refer to the Pitzer class schedule on MyCampus2 Portal.



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