Rhetoric of the Image
137 | CCN: 32059
Instructor: Winnie Wong
Date / Time: Tu/Th 12:30pm-2pm
This undergraduate seminar 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.
*This course satisfies the Image & Narrative concentration