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AMST 729 01 (22134) /WGSS462/AMST484/FILM810/WGSS746/HSAR493
Visual Kinship, Families, and Photography
Laura Wexler
Thy Phu
T 1.30-3.20 WALL81 301
Spring 2017 
 
Exploration of the history and practice of family photography from an interdisciplinary perspective. Study of family photographs from the analog to the digital era, from snapshots to portraits, and from instrumental images to art exhibitions. Particular attention to the ways in which family photographs have helped establish gendered and racial hierarchies and examination of recent ways of reconceiving these images.