The Studio 455 website features cource assignments and other iformation, serves as a resource of documentary films used in the course, supports the addition of time-coded, student annotations to those films, and hosts student writings and multimedia project work.
Studio 454 is the on-line studio for our work in Transcultural Cinema (ANT 454, spring 2018). Discussion of online video is facilitated by time-coded annotations and screenshots.
This course introduces the media as an arena for anthropology by exploring how media texts and technologies are embedded in social forces and cultural values. The course reveals the assumptions about reality that frame representations of cultural difference and social inequality in documentary films, track the global circulation of mass media, and examines how indigenous [...]