Jul 30, 2021  
OHIO University Graduate Catalog 2019-20 
    
OHIO University Graduate Catalog 2019-20 [Archived Catalog]

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ANTH 5010 - Visual Anthropology


The use of film as a medium for recording cultural information; as a technique for observation, analysis, and interpretation of cultural information; and as a means for presenting information about cultures, human adaptation, human evolution, and anthropological research itself.

Requisites:
Credit Hours: 4
Repeat/Retake Information: May not be retaken.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 4.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Develop understanding of the relationship between pictorial and textual representations of cultures.
  • Explore key anthropological concepts through critical analyses of visual representations of various cultures and societies.
  • Explore the ethical dimensions and learn IRB requirements for filming human subjects.
  • Learn ways in which anthropologists convey the knowledge they have gained through their fieldwork through film and other visual media.
  • Learn ways in which anthropologists use film and other visual mediums to research the human condition.



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