Rhetoric of the Image
137 001 | CCN: 24508
Instructor: Winnie Wong
Location: Hearst Field Annex B5
Date / Time: Tu/Th 12:30pm - 1:59pm
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.