By the end of the course, successful students possess basic knowledge in the theory and methods of visual anthropology. They are familiar with the history of visual documentation in social scientific research and have an anthropological understanding of different practices of representation and reception.
The course provides an overview of the perspectives, theories, and methods of visual anthropology and introduces the student to materials in anthropology of ethnographic film, photography, and art.
Lecture course that includes written assignments and group discussions. Film screenings are included in the lectures.