Capstone Seminar in Documentary Studies

Course Number: 
DOCST 480S.01
Course Instructor: 
Christopher Sims
CDS, Bridges 201
Days and Times: 
T 12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Course Category: 
Special Topics
Course Type: 
Required Certificate Course
Course Level: 

Immersion in fieldwork-based inquiry and in-depth projects that serve as Certificate in Documentary Studies capstone experiences for students. Methods of documentary fieldwork, including participant observation, and modes of arts and humanities interpretation through a variety of mediums (including papers, film, photography exhibits, radio pieces, and performances). Consent of instructor and director of undergraduate studies required. Prerequisite: Documentary Studies 101 and four Documentary Studies electives.