MEDS 263 - Anthropology Goes to the Movies: Film, Video, and Ethnography
1 unit(s)(Same as ANTH 263) This course examines how film and video are used in ethnography as tools for study and as means of ethnographic documentary and representation. Topics covered include history and theory of visual anthropology, issues of representation and audience, indigenous film, and contemporary ethnographic approaches to popular media. Colleen Cohen.
Prerequisite(s): previous coursework in Anthropology or Film or Media Studies or permission of the instructor.
Not offered in 2017/18.
Two 75-minute periods, plus 3-hour preview laboratory.