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ANTH 313: Visual Anthropology

Summer 1

Visual anthropology is one of the most rapidly growing sub-fields in cultural anthropology today. The main purpose of this course is to develop a critical awareness of the implications of who represents who to whom, and how.

FILM PROJECT ASSIGNMENT: Students select one film project from the Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology current list or archive imaging to work together with a Granada student filmmaker on a production.

Fulfills the general education requirements: WI

About the Instructor
Guido Carlo Pigliasco is Affiliate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Hawaiʻi, and a National Fellow of the Explorers Club. He has practiced international law; scripted 10 documentary films on contemporary Oceania for Italian television; and directed The Sawau Project, a multimedia digital storytelling and cultural mapping pilot supported by a grant from the Ministry of Fijian Affairs.

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Term Dates

  • Summer 1
    May 22 – June 30, 2017
  • Summer 2
    July 3 – August 11, 2017
  • Varied Date Courses
    Class schedules vary between May 22 – August 11, 2017

  • Registration Dates
    UHM Seniors
    March 7
    UHM Continuing
    March 8
    New or Visiting
    March 14

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