Women & Visual Media This course explores visual media by women artists, as well as the production, circulation, and reception of visual culture about the idea of “woman.” Drawing on feminist scholarship across disciplines, students will examine representation, spectatorship, power, beauty, and sex. We will explore work by popular icon Beyonce, artist Lorna Simpson, but[…]
VMS 545 This course interrogates still and moving images by and about people of African descent. Graduate students enrolled in this course will consider film, photography, and media art. Together, we will examine documentary film, daguerreotype and archival photography, black cinema, and the cultural politics that render production, reception and circulation particular for black subjects.