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M, W 5:00 pm - 6:29 pm
Enrollment limit

Class Description

This course will investigate 3d images from their development as a popular photographic medium in the nineteenth century to their current digital reemegence. We will closely study the optics that structure transplanar images and learn how to make or own. We will also examine 3D moving images in cinema and video games, the challenges and opportunities facing the current VR/AR market, and new visualization strategies that 3D affords for medicine, psychology, manufacturing, and cultural heritage. This course fulfills the following Major requirements: Geographical area (E) and Chronological period (III), based on the topic of the final research paper or project. *This course will not meet for discussion sections.

Course Catalog Description

Topics explore themes and problems, often reflect current research interests of the instructor, and supplement regular curricular offerings. Open to all interested students, including graduate students. Some background in art history desirable. For specific questions concerning preparation for a 190 course, please consult individual instructor. Detailed descriptions of current and future offerings in this series available on Course may be repeated for credit when topic changes. Final exam not required.