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Articles tagged with: Visual Sociology

13
January
2014

Exploring Society Visually

John Grady

A collection of fifteen visual essays and slideshows prepared for three textbook in introductory sociology for W.W. Norton.

02
January
2014

Image and Society

Yannis Skarpelos

Image and Society

Vision is the sense that constantly lures us to the world. This is why philosophers condemned vision as prone to illusion. Constant and obvious, image is something out of thought, unless mechanically created. Still, we still doubt about its honesty, authenticity, and the truth of its obviousness.

24
November
2013

Why We Should Take Advertisements Seriously

John Grady

Why We Should Take Advertisements Seriously

Advertisements are important social and cultural documents. A representative sample often reflects a society’s concerns and values as accurately as well-executed surveys do. But how is this possible? 

30
October
2013

The Minstrel

Luana Kaderabek

The Minstrel

This documentary has been created as part of the Digital Anthropology (MSc) program at UCL and has been nominated one of the three best films in the autumn/winter class in 2012.

27
October
2013

Teaching Urban Documentaries, Part I

Jerome Krase

Teaching Urban Documentaries, Part I

This is the first of a two-part, auto-ethnography about teaching and learning with documentaries. Given the increasing substitution of video screens for flesh and blood professors it is critical to think about both the contexts as well as the contents of these pedagogic practices.

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