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  1. Ethnographic Video Online and Anthropology Online 1 item
  2. Learning Resources 4 items
  3. Documentary and Ethnographic Film Resources 2 items
  4. Journals 3 items
  5. Pre Course Reading 2 items
    1. Documentary film: a very short introduction - Aufderheide, Patricia 2007

      Book Core (Must Read)

  6. Key Course Text 4 items
    1. Transcultural cinema - MacDougall, David, Taylor, Lucien 1998

      Book Core (Must Read) Recommended for purchase

    2. Doing visual ethnography - Pink, Sarah 2013

      Book Suggested for student purchase Sarah Pink is a alumni of our school and this popular book gives an incredible sweep of the methodological possibilities of both photography and video.

    3. Photography and anthropology - Pinney, Christopher 2011 (electronic resource)

      Book Core (Must Read) E-Book

    4. Photography and anthropology - Pinney, Christopher, Dawsonera 2011 (electronic resource)

      Book Core (Must Read)

  7. Key Reviews of the Discipline 2 items
    1. Rethinking visual anthropology - Banks, Marcus, Morphy, Howard 1997

      Book Core (Must Read)

  8. Basic Texts and Overviews 20 items
    1. The Anthropology of media: a reader - Askew, Kelly Michelle, Wilk, Richard R. 2002

      Book Recommended (Should Read)

    2. Visual methods in social research - Marcus Banks 2001 (repr. 2005)

      Book Recommended (Should Read)

    3. Rethinking visual anthropology - Banks, Marcus, Morphy, Howard 1997

      Book Background (Could Read)

    4. Visual anthropology: photography as a research method - Collier, John, Collier, Malcolm 1986

      Book Recommended (Should Read)

    5. Film as ethnography - Crawford, Peter Ian, Turton, David, Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology 1992

      Book Background (Could Read)

    6. Fields of vision: essays in film studies, visual anthropology, and photography - Devereaux, Leslie, Hillman, Roger 1995

      Book Background (Could Read)

    7. The camerawork essays: context and meaning in photography - Evans, Jessica 1997

      Book Background (Could Read)

    8. Media worlds: anthropology on new terrain - Ginsburg, Faye D., Abu-Lughod, Lila, Larkin, Brian c2002

      Book Recommended (Should Read)

    9. Principles of visual anthropology - Hockings, Paul 1995

      Book Background (Could Read)

    10. The corporeal image: film, ethnography, and the senses - MacDougall, David 2006

      Book Background (Could Read)

    11. Reflecting visual ethnography: using the camera in anthropological research - Crawford, Peter Ian, Postma, Metje 2006

      Book Background (Could Read)

    12. Picturing culture: explorations of film & anthropology - Ruby, Jay 2000

      Book Background (Could Read)

    13. Anthropological film and video in the 1990s - Rollwagen, Jack R. 1993

      Book Background (Could Read)

    14. Experimental ethnography - Russell, Catherine 1999

      Book Background (Could Read)

    15. Visualizing theory: selected essays from V.A.R., 1990-1994 - Taylor, Lucien 1994

      Book Background (Could Read)

    16. Studying Visual Communication - Larry Gross (ed.)

      Webpage Background (Could Read)

  9. Week 2: Representing the other: Collaboration and intersubjectivity 22 items
    1. Key Reading: 7 items
      1. Cross-cultural filmmaking: a handbook for making documentary and ethnographic films and videos - Barbash, Ilisa, Taylor, Lucien 1997

        Book Core (Must Read) Please read Chapters 1 and 2

      2. Rethinking visual anthropology - Banks, Marcus, Morphy, Howard 1997

        Book Core (Must Read) Please read Pages 1-35

      3. Transcultural cinema - MacDougall, David, Taylor, Lucien 1998

        Book Core (Must Read) Please read Chapter 1

    2. Film Screening 7 items
      1. A Canterbury tale - Powell, Michael, Pressburger, Emeric 1944 (videorecording)

        Audio-visual document 

      2. A Canterbury tale - Powell, Michael, Pressburger, Emeric 1944 (videorecording)

        Audio-visual document 

      3. The ethnographer's eye: ways of seeing in anthropology - Grimshaw, Anna 2001

        Book Recommended (Should Read) Please read Chapter 3, Pages 44-56

      4. Documentary: a history of the non-fiction film - Barnouw, Erik 1993

        Book Recommended (Should Read) Please read Pages 33-51

    3. Further Reading 8 items
      1. The Visual in Anthropology - MacDougall, D

        Chapter 

      2. Visual anthrpology in a discipline of words - Mead, M

        Chapter Recommended (Should Read)

      3. Anthropology and Mass Media - Spitulnik, D 1993

        Article 

  10. Week 3: Reflexivity and the fiction of reality 33 items
    1. Key Reading 8 items
      1. Transcultural cinema - MacDougall, David, Taylor, Lucien 1998

        Book Core (Must Read) Please read Chapter 2, Pages 61-92

      2. Minima ethnographica: intersubjectivity and the anthropological project - Jackson, Michael 1998

        Book Core (Must Read) Please read Pages 1-36

      3. Ways of seeing - Berger, John 2008

        Book Core (Must Read)

      4. Ethnographic Film as Exchange - Ton Otto 04/2013

        Article Core (Must Read)

    2. Film Screening 11 items
      1. When the moon waxes red: representation, gender, and cultural politics - Trinh, T. Minh-Ha 1991

        Book  Please read Chapter 2, Pages 29-50

      2. Framer framed - Trinh, T. Minh-Ha 1992

        Book  Please read Chapter 3 Pages 95-105 and Chapter 4 Pages 111-133

    3. Further Reading 14 items
      1. First person films and video Diaries This is a relatively new area of study so you are recommended to go out and find material online and in media journals. For a start see: 2 items
        1. ‘Take back the tube!’: The discursive construction of amateur film and video making - David Buckingham, Maria Pini, Rebekah Willett 07/09/2007

          Article 

      2. Image and Text 12 items
        1. Visual methods in social research - Banks, Marcus 2001 (repr. 2005)

          Book  Please read Chapter 1 & 2

        2. Illuminations - Benjamin, Walter, Zorn, Harry, Arendt, Hannah 1999

          Book  Please read Pages 211-235

        3. Transcultural Cinema - MacDougall, D

          Chapter 

        4. 'What is an image?' - Mitchell, WJT

          Chapter 

        5. Course in general linguistics - Saussure, Ferdinand de, Bally, Charles, Sechehaye, Albert, Riedlinger, Albert 1986

          Book  Please read Pages 65-78 and 110-125

  11. Week 4: Sound-scapes and the Senses 23 items
    1. Key Reading 7 items
      1. Doing anthropology in sound - Steven Feld, Donald Brenneis 11/2004

        Article 

      2. Alien Tongues - Samuels, D

        Chapter 

    2. Film Screening 7 items
      1. Ongka's Big Moka: The Kawelka of Papua New Guinea 1974

        Document  Available from department

      2. Cowboy and Maria in Town 1991

        Document  Available from department

      3. Cannibal Tours - O'Rourke 1988

        Document  Available from department

      4. The Gospel According to the Papuans 1999

        Document  Available from department

      5. Amandla: A Revolution in Four Part Harmony 2002

        Document  Available from department

      6. Baraka - Fricke 1992

        Document  Available from department

    3. Sound Listening 3 items
    4. Additional Reading 6 items
      1. The corporeal image: film, ethnography, and the senses - MacDougall, David 2006

        Book  Please read Chapter 2

      2. The Screaming - Seremetakis, N

        Chapter 

      3. An Andean Cosmology - Classen, C

        Chapter 

      4. The auditory culture reader - Back, Les, Bull, Michael 2003

        Book 

  12. Week 5: Photography and Sociality 45 items
    1. Key Reading 6 items
      1. Visual methods in social research - Banks, Marcus 2001 (repr. 2005)

        Book  Please read Chapter 1, Pages 1-12

      2. The Gaze of Western Humanism - Faris, J

        Chapter  Please also read Chapter 7

    2. Film Screening 1 item
    3. Further Reading 38 items
      1. Another way of telling - John Berger, Jean Mohr 1995

        Book 

      2. Malinowski's Kiriwina: fieldwork photography, 1915-1918 - Young, Michael W., Malinowski, Bronislaw 1998

        Book 

      3. On photography - Sontag, Susan 1979

        Book 

      4. Philosophy of Photography 10 items
        1. Photography, a middle-brow art - Bourdieu, Pierre, Boltanski, Luc 1990

          Book 

        2. Thinking photography - Burgin, Victor 1982

          Book 

        3. The Gaze of Western Humanism - Faris, J

          Chapter  Please also read Chapter 7

      5. Documentary & Analytical Photography (Photography and Ethnography) 17 items
        1. On the Use of the Camera in Anthropology - Mead, M and Bateson, G 1977

          Article 

        2. Anthropological Uses of the Camera - E. F. im Thurn 1893

          Article 

        3. Balinese character: a photographic analysis - Bateson, Gregory, Mead, Margaret 1942

          Book 

        4. The Balinese people: a reinvestigation of character - Jensen, Gordon D., Suryani, Luh Ketut 1992

          Book 

        5. Photography and anthropological research: Three case studies - Paolo Chiozzi 03/1989

          Article  Item not yet held in Library

        6. Visual anthropology: photography as a research method - Collier, John, Collier, Malcolm 1986

          Book 

        7. Anthropology and photography 1860-1920 - Edwards, Elizabeth, Royal Anthropological Institute, London 1992

          Book 

        8. The visual essay and sociology - John Grady 09/1991

          Article  Item not yet held in Library

        9. The visual ethnographic narrative - Douglas Harper 11/1987

          Article  Item not yet held in Library

        10. Photography as a research tool - Wilbert Reuben Norman 01/1991

          Article  Item not yet held in Library

      6. Photographic Cultures and Indigenous Uses of Photography 8 items
        1. Edmund Carpenter: Explorations In Media & Anthropology. - Harald E. L. Prins, John Bishop 09/2001

          Article 

        2. Family photographs: A visual heritage - Yannick Geffroy 01/1990

          Article  Item not yet held in Library

        3. Photo hierarchicus: Signs and mirrors in indian photography - David MacDougall 01/1992

          Article  Item not yet held in Library

  13. Week 6: Cinema verite, direct and observational cinema 42 items
    1. Key Reading 7 items
      1. Transcultural cinema - MacDougall, David, Taylor, Lucien 1998

        Book  Please read Chapter 7

      2. Transcultural cinema - MacDougall, David, Taylor, Lucien 1998

        Book  Please read Chapter 8

      3. The ethnographer's eye: ways of seeing in anthropology - Grimshaw, Anna 2001

        Book  Please read Chapter 4, Pages 57-68

      4. Representing reality: issues and concepts in documentary - Nichols, Bill 1991

        Book  Please read Chapter 7

    2. Film Screening 7 items
      1. Documentary film: a very short introduction - Aufderheide, Patricia 2007

        Book  Please read Page 49

      2. To Live With Herds - MacDougall 1972

        Document  Available from department

      3. Transcultural cinema - MacDougall, David, Taylor, Lucien 1998

        Book  Please read Chapter 9

      4. Wedding Camels - MacDougall

        Document  Available from department

      5. The Kalasha: rites of spring - Sheppard & Parkes 1990

        Document  Available from department

    3. Additional Readings 28 items
      1. Documentary 14 items
        1. Documentary: a history of the non-fiction film - Barnouw, Erik 1993

          Book  Please read Pages 31-71

        2. Nonfiction film: a critical history - Barsam, Richard Meran 1992

          Book 

        3. The cinema and social science: A survey of ethnographic and sociological films∗ - Luc de Heusch 06/1988

          Article  Item not yet held in Library

        4. Imagining reality: the Faber book of documentary - Macdonald, Kevin, Cousins, Mark 1996

          Book  Please read excerpts by Flaherty (36-42), Vertov (50-55), Gierson et al (93-125) and Rouch (264-270)

        5. Representing reality: issues and concepts in documentary - Nichols, Bill 1991

          Book  Please read Chapter 2, Pages 32-75

        6. Directing the documentary - Rabiger, Michael c2004

          Book  Please read Chapter 2, Pages 12-32

        7. Robert J. Flaherty: a biography - Rotha, Paul, Ruby, Jay 1983

          Book 

        8. Framing science: the making of a BBC documentary - Roger Silverstone, British Film Institute 1985

          Book  Out of Print and not held by the Library

        9. Claiming the real: the Griersonian documentary and its legitimations - Winston, Brian, British Film Institute 1995

          Book  Especially Chapters 29-31

      2. Ethnographic Film 14 items
        1. The ethnographer's eye: ways of seeing in anthropology - Grimshaw, Anna 2001

          Book  Please read Chapter 3, Pages 44-56

        2. British Ethnographic Film - Henley, P 1985

          Article 

        3. The cinema of John Marshall - Marshall, John, Ruby, Jay 1993

          Book 

        4. Representing reality: issues and concepts in documentary - Nichols, Bill 1991

          Book  Please read Chapter 7, Pages 201-228

  14. Week 8: Participatory Film 26 items
    1. Key Reading 8 items
      1. The ethnographer's eye: ways of seeing in anthropology - Grimshaw, Anna 2001

        Book  Please read Chapters 6 and 7

      2. The camera and man - Rouch, J

        Chapter 

      3. Transcultural cinema - MacDougall, David, Taylor, Lucien 1998

        Book  Please read Chapter 4

      4. Transcultural cinema - MacDougall, David, Taylor, Lucien 1998

        Book  Please read Chapter 6

    2. Film Screening 1 item
    3. Participatory Video 5 items
      1. Insights into Participatory Video: A Handbook for the Field - Lunch, N & Lunch, C 2006

        Webpage  See also Page 122 for further reading

      2. Pedagogy of the oppressed - Freire, Paulo 1996

        Book 

      3. Ideas for development - Chambers, Robert 2005

        Book 

    4. Further Reading 12 items
      1. Jean Rouch 6 items
        1. Innovation in ethnographic film: from innocence to self- consciousness, 1955-85 - Loizos, Peter 1993

          Book  Please read Chapter 3, Pages 45-66

        2. L'autre et le sacré: surréalisme, cinéma, ethnologie - Thompson, C. W., French Institute 1995

          Book 

      2. David & Judith MacDougall 6 items
        1. Unpriveliged Camera Style - MacDougall, D

          Chapter 

        2. Whose story is it? - MacDougall, D

          Chapter 

        3. Whose story is it? - MacDougall, D

          Chapter 

        4. Conversations with anthropological film-makers: David MacDougall - Grimshaw, Anna, Papastergiadis, Nikos 1995

          Journal 

  15. Week 9: Narrative and Ethnofiction 34 items
    1. Key Reading 8 items
      1. Picturing culture: explorations of film & anthropology - Ruby, Jay 2000

        Book  Please read Chapter 3

      2. The cinema of Robert Gardner - Barbash, Ilisa, Taylor, Lucien 2007

        Book 

      3. First exits from observational realism: narrative experiments in recent ethnographic film - Loizos, P

        Chapter  Discusses (1) From the Heart of the World (2) Cannibal Tours (3) Nice Coloured Girls (4) Over the Threshold (5) Polka

    2. Film Screening 10 items
      1. Picturing culture: explorations of film & anthropology - Ruby, Jay 2000

        Book  Please read Chapter 3

      2. The cinema of Robert Gardner - Barbash, Ilisa, Taylor, Lucien 2007

        Book 

      3. Forest of Bliss - Gardner 1986

        Document  Available from department

      4. Pipe Dreams - Goodale, D 2000

        Document  Available from department

      5. First Contact - Connolly, B and Anderson, R 1983

        Document  Available from department

      6. Joe Leahy's Neighbours - Connolly, B and Anderson, R 1988

        Document  Available from department

      7. Black Harvest - Connolly, B and Anderson, R 1991

        Document  Available from department

      8. Fantastic Invasion - Evans, N 1991

        Document  Available from department. Compare with Meet the Natives

      9. Disappearing World - Tv Series

        Document  Available from department

      10. Under The Sun - Tv Series

        Document  Available from department

    3. Anthropology on TV 4 items
      1. Fields of vision: essays in film studies, visual anthropology, and photography - Devereaux, Leslie, Hillman, Roger 1995

        Book  Please read Chapter by Devereaux 'Experience, re-presentation and film'

    4. Soaps and Docu Soaps 12 items
      1. Mass culture and modernism in Egypt - Armbrust, Walter 1996

        Book  Please read Chapter 7

  16. Week 10: Indigenous Media 37 items
    1. Key Reading 6 items
      1. Marketing Alterity - Moore, RO

        Chapter 

    2. Film Screening 8 items
      1. A Response to Terence Turner - James C. Faris 02/1993

        Article 

      2. 37 Uses of a Dead Sheep 2006

        Document  Available from department

      3. The Importance of Being Elegant - Amponsah, G 2004

        Document  Available from department

      4. Babakiueria 1988

        Document  Available from department

    3. Additional Reading 23 items
      1. Culture/Media: a (mild) polemic - Faye Ginsburg 1994

        Article 

      2. Aboriginal Broadcasting 7 items
        1. Mediating Culture - Ginsburg, F

          Chapter 

        2. Aboriginal content - who's got it, who needs it? - Michaels, E 1991

          Journal  Item not yet held in Library

        3. TV Tribes - Michaels, E 1982

          Webpage 

      3. Kayapo Video 5 items
        1. A Response to Terence Turner - James C. Faris 02/1993

          Article 

      4. Latin America 4 items
      5. European Minority Media 2 items
  17. Week 10: World cinemas, television cultures and audiences 50 items
    1. Key Reading 9 items
      1. Rambo's Wife Saves the day - Kulick, D & Wilson, M

        Chapter 

    2. Film Screening 9 items
      1. Indigenous Knowledge and Academic Imperialism - Hereniko, V

        Article  Out of Print and not held by the Library

      2. Don't cry, mama: a three-act play - Hereniko, Vilsoni Tausie 1977

        Book 

      3. Atanarjuat: the fast runner - Zacharias Kunuk 2009 (videorecording)

        Audio-visual document 

      4. Ten Canoes 2006

        Webpage  Available from department

      5. Pathfinder 1987

        Document  Available from department

    3. Additional Reading 32 items
      1. Reading Lost: perspectives on a hit television show - Pearson, Roberta 2009

        Book  Especially Chapters XI and XIII

      2. Picturing culture: explorations of film & anthropology - Ruby, Jay 2000

        Book  Please read Chapter 10 on Intercultural Cinema

      3. Hollywood, the Dream Factory - Powdermaker, H

        Chapter  Extract only

      4. Africa 1 item
        1. Nollywood: the video phenomenon in Nigeria - Pierre Barrot, Ibbo Daddy Abdoulaye, Lynn Taylor 2008

          Book  Out of Print and not held by the Library

      5. Pacific 3 items
      6. Latin America 4 items
        1. Magical reels: a history of cinema in Latin America - King, John 2000

          Book  Especially Chapters 3 & 5

        2. Questions of third cinema - Pines, Jim, Willemen, Paul 1989

          Book 

      7. South Asia 6 items
        1. The mass media and village life: an Indian study - Paul Hartmann, B. R. Patil, Anita Dighe 1989

          Book  Out of Print and not held by the Library

        2. The Diaspora comes home: Disciplining desire in DDLJ - Uberoi, P 1998

          Journal  Item not yet held in Library

      8. TV Ethnography 9 items
        1. World families watch television - Lull, James 1988

          Book  Especially Chapters 5 & 6

  18. Week 12: New media: reaches and limits of visual anthropology 18 items
    1. Key Reading 4 items
    2. Film Screening 7 items
      1. Water - Mehta, Deepa 2005

        Audio-visual document 

    3. Additional Reading 7 items
      1. The Video Activist Handbook - Harding, Thomas 2001 (electronic resource)

        Book 

  19. ADDITIONAL READING ON OTHER THEMES IN VISUAL ANTHROPOLOGY 52 items
    1. Film Theory 8 items
      1. Concepts in film theory - Andrew, Dudley 1984

        Book  Especially Chapters 2-4

      2. Visual and other pleasures - Mulvey, Laura 1989

        Book 

      3. Movies and methods: an anthology - Nichols, Bill c1976

        Book Recommended (Should Read)

      4. Film as social practice - Turner, Graeme 1999

        Book Recommended (Should Read)

    2. Museology and Cultures of Display 8 items
      1. On Ethnographic Surrealism - James Clifford 10/1981

        Article Recommended (Should Read)

      2. The predicament of culture: twentieth-century ethnography, literature, and art - Clifford, James 1988

        Book Recommended (Should Read) Please read Chapter 4

      3. Raw histories: photographs, anthropology and museums - Edwards, Elizabeth 2001

        Book  Please read Chapter 8

      4. Exhibiting cultures: the poetics and politics of museum display - Karp, Ivan, Lavine, Steven D. date of publication not identified

        Book Recommended (Should Read) Especially Parts 1 & 5

    3. Visual Anthropology and the Anthropology of Art 15 items
      1. The love of art: European art museums and their public - Bourdieu, Pierre, Darbel, Alain, Schnapper, Dominique 1990

        Book 

      2. On Ethnographic Surrealism - James Clifford 10/1981

        Article Recommended (Should Read)

      3. Anthropology, art, and aesthetics - Coote, Jeremy, Shelton, Anthony 1992

        Book  Please read Introduction

      4. Primitive art & society - Anthony Forge, Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research 1973

        Book 

      5. The art of anthropology: essay and diagrams - Gell, Alfred, Hirsch, Eric 1999

        Book Recommended (Should Read) Please read Chapter 5

      6. Art and agency: an anthropological theory - Gell, Alfred 1998

        Book Recommended (Should Read)

      7. The Anthropology of Art - Morphy, H

        Chapter Recommended (Should Read)

      8. Double vision: art histories and colonial histories in the Pacific - Thomas, Nicholas, Losche, Diane, Newell, Jennifer 1999

        Book 

    4. Mass Culture and Media Studies 10 items
      1. The work of art in the age of mechanical reproduction - Benjamin, W

        Chapter Recommended (Should Read)

      2. After the great divide: modernism, mass culture, postmodernism - Huyssen, Andreas, American Council of Learned Societies 1986

        Book Recommended (Should Read) Especially Chapters 1 & 3

      3. Coming of age in Birmingham - Lave, J et al 1992

        Article 

      4. 'Culture', 'Hegemony' and 'Masses' - Williams, R

        Chapter Recommended (Should Read)

    5. Postmodern Culture 11 items
      1. Global ethnoscapes: notes for a transnational anthropology - Appadurai, A

        Chapter Recommended (Should Read)

      2. The order of simulacra - Baudrillard, J

        Chapter 

      3. Debating Muslims: cultural dialogues in postmodernity and tradition - Fischer, Michael M J, Abedi, Mehdi 1990

        Book  Please read Chapter 7

      4. Postmodernism or the cultural logic of late capitalism - Jameson, F

        Chapter Recommended (Should Read)

      5. Postmodernism or the cultural logic of late capitalism - Jameson, F 1984

        Article Recommended (Should Read)

      6. Worlds apart: modernity through the prism of the local - Miller, Daniel, Association of Social Anthropologists of the Commonwealth 1995

        Book  Please read Introduction and Chapter 7

      7. Picturing culture: explorations of film & anthropology - Ruby, Jay 2000

        Book Recommended (Should Read)

      8. Life on the screen: identity in the age of the Internet - Turkle, Sherry 1996

        Book  See Pages 177-209 and 255-269

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