ANT431H5S Special Problems in Sociocultural and Linguistic Anthropology (SSc)

Visual Sovereignty: Black/Indigenous Representation in Popular Culture

This course will be offered in the Winter 2020 term.

This course will examine the relationship between Visual Anthropology and the overall representation of Indigenous Peoples (North America) and Black Folks/Communities in a wide range of popular culture and mainstream media. Using specific anthropological theory to address a wide range of themes from Black and Indigenous representation in museum spaces, science fiction, moments of artistic resistance and so on.

Prerequisites: 1.0 credits in 300 level anthropology courses and departmental approval.