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Goals: To deepen our sensitivities about the way in which people's "perceptions" are constructed through the works of art, photography, and advertising. To show that images are not neutral objects, but social constructs which shape our attitude about ourselves and others. Content: Various theoretical and historical works on photography, vision and art by John Berger, Roland Barthes, Malek Alloula, Stuart Ewen, Susan Sontag, and others. Taught: Annually. Prerequisite: SOC 1110.
Mohseni, Navid, "SOC3000-01.Visual Sociology.F13.Mohseni,Navid" (2013). Syllabi. 2233.