Medicine and Documentary Photography

Course Number: 
DOCST 206S.01
Course Instructor: 
John Moses
Location: 
CDS, Bridges 201
Days and Times: 
Tu 6:15 p.m.-8:45 p.m.
Course Category: 
Photography
Course Type: 
Normal
Crosslisting(s): 
PUBPOL 377S.01
VMS 204S.01
ARTSVIS 204S.01

The intersection of healthcare and documentary photography. Explore work of established photographers engaged with healthcare topics. Produce semester-long documentary photography project and 5-10 page documentary essay on healthcare related topic. Students must have or quickly develop proficiency in the use of a digital SLR camera and Adobe Lightroom. Course materials include photographs, articles, and books. Class sessions combine critique of student work, discussion of course materials, and discussion of ethical questions involved in documentary representation of healthcare-related topics.