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ANTH 3550 [0.5 credit] Studies in Visual Anthropology

Examination of the anthropological experience as reflected in film/video and still photography. A number of problems are considered, including selectivity, bias, the effect of the observer's presence, and problems in reconstructing past events in film. Issues of media-literacy will be examined.
Precludes additional credit for ANTH 3107 (no longer offered).
Prerequisite(s): second-year standing or permission of the instructor.
Lecture three hours a week.