Course Schedule - Fall Semester 2020

     

FWIS 149 901 (CRN: 16061)

THE OPTICS OF KINSHIP

Long Title: THE OPTICS OF KINSHIP: REFRAMING FAMILY PHOTOGRAPHY IN US HISTORY
Department: First-Year Writing Intensive
Instructor: Thomas, Virginia C.
Meeting: 11:20AM - 12:40PM TR FULLY ONLINE (24-AUG-2020 - 4-DEC-2020) 
Session: First Year Writing
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Online
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Section Max Enrollment: 15
Section Enrolled: 7
Enrollment data as of: 12-AUG-2022 6:47AM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: No Final Exam
Final Exam Time:
9-DEC-2020  
9:00AM - 12:00PM W TBA TBA
 
Description: This course will look at the history of photography as a powerful force in constructing the politics of family in the US. By looking at photographs from history, art, and our own families, students will learn how photography shaped not just familial norms, but race, gender, sexuality, and national belonging. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for FWIS 149 if student has credit for CLAS 303.