HIST 2014 – Shooting America: Photography, 1860-1960

An examination of visual texts that reflected, shaped, or maligned cultures, places, and people in the United States. Course participants will be expected to: 1. cultivate a theoretical framework for visual analysis in order to read images critically and 2. seek to understand the social, political, and personal contexts in which important bodies of photographic work were created and disseminated. Prerequisite: HIST 1164 or permission of instructor. IV