Faculty of Arts


ARTHIST 346

Global History of Photography


Description

Overview of photography’s global history, beginning with proto-photographic forms and ending with a consideration of digital technology and social media. Art photography is examined alongside journalistic, scientific and ethnographic paradigms of photographic practice. Conceptual issues such as socio-cultural power relationships and diverse representations of time lie at the heart of this course.

Availability 2020

Not offered in 2020; planned for 2021

Lecturer(s)

TBA

Assessment

One essay 1000 words 20%

One essay 2000 words 30%

Exam 50% 2 hours

Points

ARTHIST 346: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

15 points at Stage II in Art History and 60 points passed

Restrictions

ARTHIST 246


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