2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ARTS 3320 - History of Photography

This course will survey the history of photography from its beginnings in the early nineteenth century to the present. Students will examine the use of photography for aesthetic, documentary, and scientific purposes, stylistic shifts in photography related to aesthetic interests, and interpretations of subject matter based on social and cultural concerns at specific moments in history. The relationship between photography and the visual arts, the role of technology in shaping photographic imagery, and the various social and cultural manifestations of the medium in journalism, science, politics, advertising, etc. will also be evaluated. 3 credits.