LHSP 130 - Writing and the Arts I
Section: 002 Photo Essay
Term: WN 2009
Subject: Lloyd Hall Scholars Program (LHSP)
Department: LSA Lloyd Hall Scholars
Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
CE
Credit Exclusions:
A maximum of 20 LHSP credits may be counted toward a degree.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This winter term, escape brutal Michigan weather with a visit to sunny 1950s Puerto Rico with photographer Jack Delano! Or groove to some hep, hot jazz in 1940s Harlem with Langston Hughes and Roy DeCarava. Visit the sweet, sensual climes of Russian Georgia and the welcoming, teeming farmhouses of the Ukraine with Robert Capa and John Steinbeck. Follow Dorothea Lange as she defies the U.S. government on her trip to Manzanar. Drive on down to 1980s Texas to hear some good rock and roll and “true stories” with Bill Eggleston and David Byrne. Cavort and frolic with the local yokels courtesy of W. Eugene Smith, obsessive photographer. And much more!

This course will explore the literary and artistic merits of the photo-essay genre considering in particular how American writers and photographers situate the United States and its relationship to the rest of the world and its own communities. A photo-essay by definition may be a magazine spread, a book with photographs, mixed media montage, art exhibition, short film or simply a collection of sequential photographs with captions. We’ll experience all these and more and in the process you’ll read, look, write, talk and most importantly make and display your own photo essay projects.

LHSP 130 - Writing and the Arts I
Schedule Listing
001 (REC)
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23817
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MW 10:00AM - 11:30AM
002 (REC)
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23818
Closed
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TuTh 12:30PM - 2:00PM
003 (REC)
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23819
Closed
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MW 3:00PM - 4:30PM
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