GRADUATE PROGRAM IN SOCIAL ANTHROPOLOGY

SAN513 VISUAL ANTHROPOLOGY

Course Code: 8400513
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Assoc.Prof.Dr. BETÜL YARAR
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Objective

No data is found for the course objective.




Course Content

The course introduces students to collecting or using visual materials (i.e. photography and film) and to reading-analyzing visual materials as part of ethnographic research. It presents various approaches and methodologies through which visual materials are interpreted and analyzed, e.g. semiology, psychoanalysis, and reception theory. It attempts to uncover cultural meanings that are produced in and through visual materials such as tattoos, sculptures, reliefs, cave paintings, jewelry, hieroglyphics, paintings, and photographs.

Learning Outcomes

No data is found for the learning outcomes.