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Video e Cinema Documental

Cultural and Visual Anthropology

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Publication in the Diário da República: Despacho n.º 13021/2015

5 ECTS; 1º Ano, 1º Semestre, 60,0 T + 3,0 OT , Cód. 9932002.

Lecturer

(1) Docente Responsável
(2) Docente que lecciona

Prerequisites
Not applicable.

Objectives
a) Understand the fundamental concepts of Anthropology
b) To assimilate the importance of the concept of "Other" through Anthropology.
c) To have a historical overview of Cultural Anthropology and Visual
d) Mastering the methods of Visual Anthropology and its connection with the Documentary Film.

Program
1 Concepts and basic methods in cultural anthropology
1.1 Other
1.2 Participant observation
1.3 The (invention of)the primitive idea
2 Genesis and development of Visual Anthropology
2.1 Flaherty and Nanook
2.2 Dziga Vertov and his Kino Glaz
2.3 Functionalisms? Margaret Mead and Gregory Bateson
2.4 The unsurpassable Jean Rouche
3 Visual Anthropology and Portuguese documentaries

Evaluation Methodology
Assiduity and Participation - 20%
Exercise 1 - 20%
Exercise 2 - 20%
Exercise 3 - 20%
Written assignments - 20%

Bibliography
- Barbosa, A. e Teodoro da Cunha, E. (2006). Antropologia e Imagem. Rio de Janeiro: Jorge Zahar
- Freire, M. e Penafria, M. (0). Documentário e Antropologia. Acedido em 28 de setembro de 2007 em http://www.doc.ubi.pt/index03.html
- Hockings, P. (2003). Principles of Visual Anthropology. Hague: De Gruyter Mouton
- Riviére, C. (1995). Introdução à Antropologia. Lisboa: Edições 70

Teaching Method
Theoretical classes with films and text analysis.

Software used in class
Not applicable.

 

 

 


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