Oct 23, 2020  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 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?

Credits: 4

LSC/Core: NA/ Literature & The Arts