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Zahid R Chaudhary
HUM 596
Seattle Campus

Humanities Research Seminar

Explorations of current research in the humanities, most frequently with interdisciplinary emphasis. Offered by selected UW faculty and scholars-in-residence.

Class description

This course will provide students with a genealogy of the newly-expanding field of visual culture studies through a postcolonial optic. Revisiting debates such as the relationships between materiality and the image, history and simulacra, power and looking, the course elaborates the notions of the aesthetic through the specificity of postcolonial histories.

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The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Amy Hale
Date: 09/12/2005