We read the pictures. Reading the Pictures analyzes and reports news and media images. In an ever more visual society, Reading the Pictures seeks to better understand the levels of meaning, the underlying story lines and the various agendas reflected in the more prominent news pictures of the day. We also publish and provide a careful look […]
ICONIC PHOTOGRAPHS, PUBLIC CULTURE, AND LIBERAL DEMOCRACY
Getting the Picture: The History and Visual Culture of the News
What is a news picture and how does it work? The news picture is an image that operates across the boundaries that have traditionally divided the fields of art history, history, communications and media studies. An interdisciplinary team will teach this seminar. Any interested scholars can attend weekly or occasionally or once.