ANTH1001A - Introduction to Material and Visual Culture I
Term 1 only
A general introduction to material culture studies including their history, comparative study of technology; theories of artifacts; art and museum practice and theory; theories of social evolution and an outline of social development from early hunter-gatherers to premodern states and the development of the modern world.
Themes treated: Museums, Technology, Art, Photography
Dr Ludovic Coupaye
|Assessment:||1500 words essay (20%) + 30 pages lab book (50%) + 1500 words object Analysis (30%)|
Student Contact Hours:
3 x 1 hour lectures + 1 hour tutorial + 2 hour lab session
every 2 weeks:
None. History of Art students wishing to take an introductory material culture option should take this course as there will be restricted access to ANTH1001B: Introduction to Material and Visual Culture II in term 2.
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