The Historian and the Visual Record

This course is an historical survey of the techniques of visual representation with an emphasis on the direct engagement with physical objects.  Traces the history of visual formats from the fifth century through the digital revolution, considering such issues as technical and technological innovations, the unique aspect of particular visual forms, and methods of historical analysis.  Curatorial and archival methodologies for preserving and representing visual forms will be emphasized.

Instructor

Lisa Darms

Syllabus / Class Blog

Spring 2014 Syllabus

The Historian and the Visual Record Blog (Spring 2012)

Course Number

GA.2021

Credits

4.0

Concentration

Both Archives and Public History

Required?

No

Semester offered

Spring

Frequency

Biannually

Prerequisites

None

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