SUMMER SESSION II: Traditions in Documentary Studies

Course Number: 
DOCST 101
Course Instructor: 
Christopher Sims
Location: 
Virtual
Days and Times: 
Asynchronous
Course Category: 
Special Topics
Course Type: 
Normal
Required Certificate Course
Crosslisting(s): 
ICS 111
VMS 103

Traditions of documentary work seen through an interdisciplinary perspective, with an emphasis on contemporary practice. Introduces students to a range of documentary idioms and voices, including the work of photographers, filmmakers, oral historians, folklorists, musicologists, radio documentarians, and writers. Stresses aesthetic, scholarly, and ethical considerations involved in representing other people and cultures.