Undergraduate Module Descriptor

ANT2013: Visual Anthropology: Methods and Perspectives

This module descriptor refers to the 2016/7 academic year.

Module Content

Syllabus Plan

1. Vision

2. History of visual anthropology

3. Media Spheres

4. Documentary

5. Art

6. Interrogating images

7. Visual research

8. Anthropology and/as art

9. Sensory ethnography

10. Wrapping up images

Three screenings will take place as a part of this course in addition to weekly seminars.

Learning and Teaching

This table provides an overview of how your hours of study for this module are allocated:

Scheduled Learning and Teaching ActivitiesGuided independent studyPlacement / study abroad

...and this table provides a more detailed breakdown of the hours allocated to various study activities:

CategoryHours of study timeDescription
Scheduled Learning & Teaching20Ten 2-hour seminars, involving presentations, and group discussion.
Scheduled Learning & Teaching6Three 2 hour film screenings
Guided independent study20Preparing seminar-presentation individually and as a group
Guided independent study77Reading and research
Guided independent study27Web-based activities

Online Resources

This module has online resources available via ELE (the Exeter Learning Environment).