Undergraduate Module Descriptor
ANT3013: Visual Anthropology: Methods and Perspectives
This module descriptor refers to the 2017/8 academic year.
|Term(s) and duration|
This module ran during term 2 (11 weeks)
Dr Iza Kavedzija (Lecturer)
|Available via distance learning|
This course provides a critical introduction to the many ways anthropologists engage with visual phenomena, from their use of visual methodologies and analysis of representations, to their ethnographic study of everyday visual forms. Focusing on a wide range of visual media, from photography, museum exhibitions and popular representations on TV, to dress, body art, architecture and other everyday visual and material forms, the course raises issues about the significance of visibility, the politics of representation, the social life of visual and material forms and the relationship between seeing and other senses.