Traditions in Documentary Studies


Traditions of documentary work seen through an interdisciplinary perspective, with an emphasis on twentieth-century 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.
Curriculum Codes
  • CCI
  • ALP
Cross-Listed As
  • ICS 111D
  • VMS 103D
Typically Offered
Fall and/or Spring