Black Camera: Still and Moving Images

AAAS 539

This course interrogates still and moving images by and about people of African descent. Students enrolled in this course will consider film, photography, and media art. Together, we will examine documentary film, daguerreotype and archival photography, black cinema, and the cultural politics that render production, reception and circulation particular for black subjects.
Curriculum Codes
  • EI
  • ALP
Cross-Listed As
  • ARTHIST 539
  • CINE 545
  • VMS 545
Typically Offered
Fall and/or Spring