Graduate Seminar: Clark Hulse

Clark Hulse, University of Illinois at Chicago
Clark Hulse, University of Illinois at Chicago
Center for Renaissance Studies Programs
Graduate Seminar
Thursday, January 4, 1996 to Thursday, March 14, 1996

The Visual Culture of Elizabethan England

Clark Hulse, University of Illinois at Chicago

The seminar offered a cross-disciplinary description of the visual culture of early modern England.  “Visual culture” can be defined as the modes of seeing and being seen that were practiced in a society, and the qualities of visibility in the material remains of that society.  While the field of cultural studies has generally remained stubbornly text-centered, this course focused on developing a visually centered cultural analysis, while remaining alert to synthetic modes that involve the visualizing of texts and the textualizing of vision.

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