History of Art and Visual CultureHAVC141F The Camera and the Body

Through the study of historical and contemporary visual texts (from ethnography and portraiture to advertising and erotica), this course explores how photographic images of the body, while masquerading as natural, self-evident, or scientific, participate in highly coded sign systems that influence who looks at whom, how, when, and why.

Credits

5

General Education Code

IM

Quarter offered

Fall

Instructor

Jennifer Gonzalez