• Rhetoric of the Image – Visual Witnessing

    137 001 | CCN: 30849

    Visual Witnessing

    Instructor: Michael Mascuch

    Location: Wheeler 130

    Date / Time: Mo/We/Fr 11:00am - 11:59am

    4 Units

    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.