Rhetoric of the Image
137 001 | CCN: 24750
Instructor: Nathan S Atkinson
Location: Anthro/Art Practice Bldg 155
Date / Time: Tu/Th 5:00pm - 6:29pm
This course surveys methods and theories of visual culture, including the rhetorics and discourses of images (still and moving), media (old and new), display, circulation, value, and interpretation. Topics explored will include: spectacle, reproduction, materiality, time, style, genre, archive, truth-value, and affectivity. Students will learn multi- and interdisciplinary uses of visual materials as objects of analysis, evidence, exchange, and argumentation.