ANTHR 420

Visual and Sonic Anthropology

Anthropology College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences

Course Description

Overview of visual and sonic anthropology methods including ethnographic film, photography, art, sound and other sensory methods. Students will receive training in modes of data collection and presentation, including how media allow new ways of understanding what it means to be human.

When Taught

Fall Odd Years

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3

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3

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Theoretical considerations

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to critically evaluate current theoretical and critical approaches to anthropology that focus on visual and multimodal media

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Critical trends in data presentation

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to critique visual forms of data presentations in anthropology

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Critical trends in data presentation

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to evaluate the stregths and limitations of distinct media in producing and conveying anthropological insights.

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Practical skill in Visual Production

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to demonstrate basic skills of photo, video, and audio editing in anthropology

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Practical skills in Visual Production

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to produce unique anthropological insights using visual and other media.