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21G.027J Visualizing Cultures (MIT) 21G.027J Visualizing Cultures (MIT)

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In this new course, students will study how images have been used to shape the identity of peoples and cultures. A prototype digital project looking at American and Japanese graphics depicting the opening of Japan to the outside world in the 1850s will be used as a case study to introduce the conceptual and practical issues involved in "visualizing cultures". The major course requirement will be creation and presentation of a project involving visualized cultures. In this new course, students will study how images have been used to shape the identity of peoples and cultures. A prototype digital project looking at American and Japanese graphics depicting the opening of Japan to the outside world in the 1850s will be used as a case study to introduce the conceptual and practical issues involved in "visualizing cultures". The major course requirement will be creation and presentation of a project involving visualized cultures.

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cultural perception | cultural perception | imagery | imagery | cultural identity | cultural identity | 21F.027J | 21F.027J | 21F.027 | 21F.027 | 21H.917 | 21H.917

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9.65 Cognitive Processes (MIT) 9.65 Cognitive Processes (MIT)

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An introduction to human information processing and learning; topics include the nature of mental representation and processing; the architecture of memory; pattern recognition; attention; imagery and mental codes; concepts and prototypes; reasoning and problem solving. An introduction to human information processing and learning; topics include the nature of mental representation and processing; the architecture of memory; pattern recognition; attention; imagery and mental codes; concepts and prototypes; reasoning and problem solving.

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human | human | information processing | information processing | learning | learning | mental representation | mental representation | processing | processing | architecture of memory | architecture of memory | pattern recognition | pattern recognition | attention | attention | imagery | imagery | mental codes | mental codes | concepts | concepts | prototypes | prototypes | reasoning | reasoning | problem solving | problem solving

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21M.775 Hip Hop (MIT) 21M.775 Hip Hop (MIT)

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This course explores the political and aesthetic foundations of hip hop. It traces the musical, corporeal, visual, spoken word, and literary manifestations of hip hop over its thirty-five year presence in the American cultural imaginary. It also investigates specific black cultural practices that have given rise to its various idioms. Hip hop has invigorated the academy, inspiring scholarship rooted in black musical and literary traditions. This course assesses these sharp breaks and flamboyant versionings of hip hop that have occurred within the academy.RealOne™ is a trademark or a registered trademark of RealNetworks, Inc. This course explores the political and aesthetic foundations of hip hop. It traces the musical, corporeal, visual, spoken word, and literary manifestations of hip hop over its thirty-five year presence in the American cultural imaginary. It also investigates specific black cultural practices that have given rise to its various idioms. Hip hop has invigorated the academy, inspiring scholarship rooted in black musical and literary traditions. This course assesses these sharp breaks and flamboyant versionings of hip hop that have occurred within the academy.RealOne™ is a trademark or a registered trademark of RealNetworks, Inc.

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Hip Hop | Hip Hop | Dance | Dance | Rap | Rap | Black | Black | visual culture | visual culture | Music | Music | African | African | American | American | history | history | literature | literature | sexuality | sexuality | mysogyny | mysogyny | feminism | feminism | performance | performance | electronic music | electronic music | activism | activism | politics | politics | consumerism | consumerism | race | race | artist | artist | political | political | aesthetic | aesthetic | musical | musical | corporeal | corporeal | visual | visual | spoken word | spoken word | literary | literary | American cultural imagery | American cultural imagery | African American | African American | cultural practices | cultural practices | material culture | material culture | performance studio | performance studio | hip hop style | hip hop style | rapping | rapping | break | break | breaking | breaking | beats | beats | dj | dj | dee jay | dee jay | turntables | turntables | mic | mic | mc | mc | graffiti | graffiti | fashion | fashion | sex | sex | feminist | feminist | electronica | electronica | mediated performance | mediated performance | anarchy | anarchy | commodity fetishism | commodity fetishism | globalization | globalization | whiteness | whiteness | realness | realness | journalism | journalism | criticism | criticism | autobiography | autobiography | black | black

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21G.027J Visualizing Cultures (MIT) 21G.027J Visualizing Cultures (MIT)

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In this new course, students will study how images have been used to shape the identity of peoples and cultures. A prototype digital project looking at American and Japanese graphics depicting the opening of Japan to the outside world in the 1850s will be used as a case study to introduce the conceptual and practical issues involved in "visualizing cultures". The major course requirement will be creation and presentation of a project involving visualized cultures. In this new course, students will study how images have been used to shape the identity of peoples and cultures. A prototype digital project looking at American and Japanese graphics depicting the opening of Japan to the outside world in the 1850s will be used as a case study to introduce the conceptual and practical issues involved in "visualizing cultures". The major course requirement will be creation and presentation of a project involving visualized cultures.

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cultural perception | cultural perception | imagery | imagery | cultural identity | cultural identity | 21F.027J | 21F.027J | 21F.027 | 21F.027 | 21H.917 | 21H.917

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3-D Perspective Pasadena, California 3-D Perspective Pasadena, California

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pasadena | pasadena | srtm | srtm | dlr | dlr | nima | nima | asi | asi | sangabrielmountains | sangabrielmountains | unitedstatesgeologicalsurvey | unitedstatesgeologicalsurvey | shuttleradartopographymission | shuttleradartopographymission | italianspaceagency | italianspaceagency | germanspaceagency | germanspaceagency | landsatspaceborneimagingradar | landsatspaceborneimagingradar | bandsyntheticapertureradar | bandsyntheticapertureradar | sirxsar | sirxsar | nationalimageryandmappingagency | nationalimageryandmappingagency

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21G.027J Visualizing Cultures (MIT)

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In this new course, students will study how images have been used to shape the identity of peoples and cultures. A prototype digital project looking at American and Japanese graphics depicting the opening of Japan to the outside world in the 1850s will be used as a case study to introduce the conceptual and practical issues involved in "visualizing cultures". The major course requirement will be creation and presentation of a project involving visualized cultures.

Subjects

cultural perception | imagery | cultural identity | 21F.027J | 21F.027 | 21H.917

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9.65 Cognitive Processes (MIT)

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An introduction to human information processing and learning; topics include the nature of mental representation and processing; the architecture of memory; pattern recognition; attention; imagery and mental codes; concepts and prototypes; reasoning and problem solving.

Subjects

human | information processing | learning | mental representation | processing | architecture of memory | pattern recognition | attention | imagery | mental codes | concepts | prototypes | reasoning | problem solving

License

Content within individual OCW courses is (c) by the individual authors unless otherwise noted. MIT OpenCourseWare materials are licensed by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology under a Creative Commons License (Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike). For further information see https://ocw.mit.edu/terms/index.htm

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21M.775 Hip Hop (MIT)

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This course explores the political and aesthetic foundations of hip hop. It traces the musical, corporeal, visual, spoken word, and literary manifestations of hip hop over its thirty-five year presence in the American cultural imaginary. It also investigates specific black cultural practices that have given rise to its various idioms. Hip hop has invigorated the academy, inspiring scholarship rooted in black musical and literary traditions. This course assesses these sharp breaks and flamboyant versionings of hip hop that have occurred within the academy.RealOne™ is a trademark or a registered trademark of RealNetworks, Inc.

Subjects

Hip Hop | Dance | Rap | Black | visual culture | Music | African | American | history | literature | sexuality | mysogyny | feminism | performance | electronic music | activism | politics | consumerism | race | artist | political | aesthetic | musical | corporeal | visual | spoken word | literary | American cultural imagery | African American | cultural practices | material culture | performance studio | hip hop style | rapping | break | breaking | beats | dj | dee jay | turntables | mic | mc | graffiti | fashion | sex | feminist | electronica | mediated performance | anarchy | commodity fetishism | globalization | whiteness | realness | journalism | criticism | autobiography | black

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21G.027J Visualizing Cultures (MIT)

Description

In this new course, students will study how images have been used to shape the identity of peoples and cultures. A prototype digital project looking at American and Japanese graphics depicting the opening of Japan to the outside world in the 1850s will be used as a case study to introduce the conceptual and practical issues involved in "visualizing cultures". The major course requirement will be creation and presentation of a project involving visualized cultures.

Subjects

cultural perception | imagery | cultural identity | 21F.027J | 21F.027 | 21H.917

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Napoleonic paintings

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In this unit we will examine a range of Napoleonic imagery by David, Gros and a number of other artists, beginning with comparatively simple single-figure portraits and moving on to elaborate narrative compositions such as Jaffa and Eylau. In so doing, we will have three main aims: to develop your skills of visual analysis, to examine the relationship between art and politics and to introduce you to some of the complex issues involved in interpreting works of art.

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arts and history | art | arts | history | interpreting_art | napoleonic_imagery | painting | Education | X000

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Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/ http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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Reading Scientific Images: The iconography of evolution

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Authors:  Richard Mason, with Tony Morphet, and Sandra Prosalendis In the Life Sciences images are not mere illustrative supplements to written texts, but are indispensable for communicating complex ideas and concepts, and, if visual literacy doesn’t develop ‘natural Clicked 129 times. Last clicked 07/15/2014 - 22:23. Teaching & Learning Context:  Visual literacy is the ability to read and understand images. While we are taught to read and write words at school, no focused attention is given to teaching the skills to read images other than as ‘art’ or attractive illustrations of the words we r

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Education | Humanities | Downloadable Documents | Readings | English | Post-secondary | evolution | how to read images | imagery | scientific images | visual literacy

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