Lu Lippold

Adjunct Professor
Mail 5013
University of St. Thomas
2115 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105

Fall 2018 Courses

Fall 2018 Courses
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J-Term 2019 Courses

J-Term 2019 Courses
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Spring 2019 Courses

Spring 2019 Courses
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COJO 332 - 01 Documentary - American Culture M - - - - - - 1800 - 2130 MHC 210

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1800 - 2130


MHC 210

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22374 (View in ClassFinder)

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Luanne J. Lippold

This course provides an overview of documentary television and film as part of American culture. Class sessions will focus on how to analyze and interpret claims particular documentaries make, while providing a foundation for understanding aesthetic, rhetorical, and political economic conventions that help shape the meaning of each documentary. To this end, this course will center on current theoretical dilemmas and debates in documentary filmmaking, including questions of how to define documentary, what constitutes the ethical treatment of documentary subjects and subject matter, and how documentaries construct and position audiences. We will explore the concepts of reality, truth and authority, through a variety of readings and viewings.

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