LIS 544: Media Archaeology: Moving Image as Evidence

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This course combines theory and application in the study of the moving image as scholarly evidence. Following an overview of film history and theory, students will learn basic film and video identification, handling and preservation methods. Each student will be assigned a film or films to research and analyze as primary evidence. Evidence reels will include nonfiction film and video material in local repositories, including UA Special Collections and Arizona Historical Society.