NYU Steinhardt

Special Topics in Visual Culture: Visuality and Modernity

  • Course Number: MCC-GE 2401
  • Hours: 40
  • Units: 4
  • Description: Examines the interrelationship of the modernity & realms of visuality, examing in particular the dominant role of visual culture in the emergence of modern society. Focuses on the establishment of modern media, ways of looking, & modern subjectivities in the nineteenth century. Examines the ways in which modern life emerged as a mode of visuality.
  • Old Course Number: E58.2401