ANTH 3180 Visual Anthropology

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as ANTHR 41.
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3 hours; 3 credits

Anthropological study of visual arts in cultural contexts including historical and contemporary use of visual media by anthropologists; conceptions of art and aesthetics in other cultures; various approaches to the study of the arts: functional, psychological, symbolic, structural. Includes lectures and some limited practical work with visual media.

Prerequisite: Anthropology *1000 or 2100 or 1100 or 1200 or 1300 or 1400 or a Pathways required or flexible core course or permission of the chairperson.


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