Art History & Cultural Policy - History & Theory of Photography

University College Dublin

 

Course Name Art History & Cultural Policy - History & Theory of Photography
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code AH20220
Course Type Lifelong Learning
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Belfield
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1. Start your online pre-registration
2. Complete your pre-registration & select either audit or credit
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Duration

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Course Fee Fees 2019-20

Audit €350 per module (interest only).
Credit €500 per module (including assessment).

Fee payment
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Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations
Learning Recommendations:
Art History majors should not take any Stage 2 or 3 Art History modules until they have completed their Level 1 Art History requirements.

Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Not applicable to this module.
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Course Content

Expand+Spring 2020: Semester 2

AH20220 History of Photography
Academic Year 2019/2020

This module surveys the history and theory of photography, beginning with its origins in the nineteenth century and concluding with recent developments in photograp...

Subjects Taught Indicative Module Content:
Topics will include the innovations of early photography; pictorialism and ‘straight’ photography; photojournalism and war photography; photography and modernism (abstraction, surrealism, the ‘new Objectivity’); post-modernism (conceptualism and new digital practices); and the role of the photograph as ‘document’ and photographer as ‘witness’.
Number of Credits 5
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