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Filming Culture - ANTH3625

In this unit we explore how to view films as anthropologists. We examine changing strategies of ethnographic filming and the increasing role people play in filming and representing their own lives. Issues include the richness of the visual, the subjectivity of the filmmaker, ethnographic observation and fiction, and the politics of representation.

Classes
1x2hr seminar/week

Assessment
1x3500wd Research Essay (60%), 1x500wd Essay Draft (10%), 10x200wd Weekly Film Analysis (30%)

Pre-requisites

12 credit points at 2000 level in the Anthropology major

Prohibitions

ANTH2622

Details

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

25 Feb 2019

Department/School: Anthropology
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2019
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 2

05 Aug 2019

Department/School: Anthropology
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2019
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
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