SCQF Level 10
Academic year(s): 2019-2020
SCOTCAT credits : 30
ECTS credits : 15
Level : SCQF Level 10
Availability restrictions: Not automatically available to General Degree students
This module provides an introduction to visual anthropology. This topic embraces a broad range of subjects such as photography, material culture, art and ethnographic film. The focus here is on film as a medium of ethnographic investigation and the changing nature of how it has been used as a form of enquiry. Debates about the role of the visual and vision are examined through the contribution of important film-makers. The module involves viewing and critically discussing films, as well as lectures.
Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass SA2002
Weekly contact: 1 lecture, 1 seminar.
As used by St Andrews: 3-hour Written Examination or Take-Home Examination = 50%, Coursework = 50%
Re-assessment: 6,000-word Essay = 100%
Module coordinator: Dr M C Frankland
Module teaching staff: Dr M Frankland