Visual Sociology at QC

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Links for class, April 19

April 19th, 2010 · No Comments

Trailer for “Exit through the Gift Shop” Banksy: The Punking of Paris Hilton Benksy: Palestinian Wall PROPAGANDA * Leni Riefenstahl Prologue to “Olympia” (start at 4:30min) Olympia “Diving Scene” Interactive website by PBS’ Culture Shock on Leni Riefenstahl

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Take the Student Technology Survey

April 19th, 2010 · No Comments

The following message is from the folks of the Center for Teaching & Learning. Please help them out by taking the survey! Thanks. We are interested in the kinds of technology students, like you, use in your personal and academic lives. This survey also contains questions about your experiences with technology in your classes, and […]

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In-class assignment for April 12

April 12th, 2010 · No Comments

Media activism and political art Please find your group number below and explore the organization assigned to you. Together with your partner for this entry, write a blog entry of 2-3 paragraphs answering the following questions: – what is the main goal/objective of the organization or group? in what ways do members try to achieve […]

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link of the week

March 30th, 2010 · No Comments

The founder of WordPress on Open Source Thank you, Caitlyn!

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Next blog entry: VISUAL EXPLORATION

March 22nd, 2010 · No Comments

VISUAL EXPLORATION Post two pictures on your blog, both relating to the topic of your final project: * one you have taken yourself * one you have found somewhere (a historical picture, a family picture, etc). Make sure that you have permission to post the pictures you have “found” and reference their source or origin […]

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Link of the Week

March 22nd, 2010 · No Comments

What the Still Photo Still Does Best By HANK KLIBANOFF Published: March 19, 2010 in the New York Times Thoughts on the enduring power of photojournalism — and on the death of Charles Moore, one of its great practitioners.

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Link for class on March 17

March 17th, 2010 · No Comments

http://www.mq.edu.au/ethics_training/index.php

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For Wednesday and TO DO

March 15th, 2010 · No Comments

Your midterm exam is posted below; also the pictures for question #2. Please make sure you complete the readings marked “Banks Ch. 4” for Wednesday. Also, please read the following (short) articles on copyright and creative commons: http://blogs.qc.cuny.edu/blogs/blogtutorials/2005/01/understanding_copyright.html http://www.lib.umn.edu/copyright/fairuse.phtml If you haven’t done so yet, please finish your blog entry about your final project idea. […]

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Link of the week

March 1st, 2010 · No Comments

Sociological Images — recommended by our own Stephanie Lee! Thanks Stephanie. Have fun exploring.

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Links for class on Feb 24

February 24th, 2010 · No Comments

Visual Sociology class of Fall 2009 “Girl Culture” by Lauren Greenfield (see intro, photographs and artist statement) “Material World” by Peter Menzel (see example pages here, under Images from Poster Set) Photography and Sociology by David Bacon

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