Mar 19, 2018  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

AM 220 - On Looking

Starting from the premise that ways of seeing are historically and culturally situated, this course will explore fields of vision in nineteenth-century America. How did new photographic technologies and advances in the field of optics change the ways Americans viewed their bodies and surroundings? How do individuals register and theorize shifts in attention and perspective?

Prerequisites: none

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