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Academic Year 2005/2006
Dialogue with Photography: From its Beginning to Post Modernism
ARHA 265 FA
This survey course includes topics on photography from the 1830s to the present, with emphasis on the social uses of the medium, 19th-century documentary, pictorialism, the emergence of modernism, the post-Frank
generation, and contemporary trends.
Alan Trachtenberg, ed. CLASSIC ESSAYS ON PHOTOGRAPHY, New Haven, 1980 Susan Sontag, ON PHOTOGRAPHY, New York, 1977 Roland Barthes, CAMERA LUCIDA, REFLECTIONS ON PHOTOGRAPHY, New York, 1981
EXAMINATIONS AND ASSIGNMENTS
Three short papers, one term paper, midterm examination.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS and/or COMMENTS
The class is limited to 30.
The class will meet for slide lectures and discussions with original photographs from the Davison Art Center collection.
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