Representation,       INGOs and the Ethics of       SeeingIDSC08H3           Feb. 12,2013
House keepingSelf-intro video   Adjusting grade (to 15%)Film Critique (due Feb. 26)   Please read instructions carefully!!...
AgendaHow is development “represented” ? By the main stream media By development agencies By NGOUnderstanding “representat...
http://www.oii.ox.ac.uk/vis/images/?src=4e3c0222/world_newspapers.png
What is “representation”?How is development “represented”?By whom, and for whom?From the National Geographic effect tothe ...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aTzMsPqssOY
Kinds of RepresentationMentalLanguage                    MentalVisual           Visual            Language
“Representation is the way inwhich MEANING is given tothe things depicted”              Stuart Hall
Reception                   What influence do                   these factors have on                   interpreters?     ...
Representation is dynamicIt Is highly dependent onhistorical, social and politicalcontexts
Systems of representationare the means by whichideologies are framedSo who is in control of the systems?
Media Analysis“Gap of representation”"true meaning" and whatthe media depicts
Online DiscussionProvide an image of “development” from aniNGOAnalysis the image in terms of the “gap”
http://www.ted.com/talks/leslie_dodson_don_t_misrepresent_africa.html
Representation, International NGOs and Ethics of Seeing
Representation, International NGOs and Ethics of Seeing
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Representation, International NGOs and Ethics of Seeing

  1. 1. Representation, INGOs and the Ethics of SeeingIDSC08H3 Feb. 12,2013
  2. 2. House keepingSelf-intro video Adjusting grade (to 15%)Film Critique (due Feb. 26) Please read instructions carefully!! Sample from past submissionsMajor Project Planning, discussion, annotated bibliographyAdjusting lecture topicsDebate outcomesNext debateOnline participation – raise issues in readings and relevantsources
  3. 3. AgendaHow is development “represented” ? By the main stream media By development agencies By NGOUnderstanding “representation”Impact of representation and mis-representationEthics of “Seeing”
  4. 4. http://www.oii.ox.ac.uk/vis/images/?src=4e3c0222/world_newspapers.png
  5. 5. What is “representation”?How is development “represented”?By whom, and for whom?From the National Geographic effect tothe “CNN effect” and “Al-Jazeeraphenomenon”Description or action?Performativity: Development asRepresentation
  6. 6. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aTzMsPqssOY
  7. 7. Kinds of RepresentationMentalLanguage MentalVisual Visual Language
  8. 8. “Representation is the way inwhich MEANING is given tothe things depicted” Stuart Hall
  9. 9. Reception What influence do these factors have on interpreters? Class Age Gender Ethnicity Representation as Process Class Class Age Age Gender Gender Ethnicity EthnicityProduction ReferenceWhat part do these What sort of realitiesfactors play in media are depicted?production?
  10. 10. Representation is dynamicIt Is highly dependent onhistorical, social and politicalcontexts
  11. 11. Systems of representationare the means by whichideologies are framedSo who is in control of the systems?
  12. 12. Media Analysis“Gap of representation”"true meaning" and whatthe media depicts
  13. 13. Online DiscussionProvide an image of “development” from aniNGOAnalysis the image in terms of the “gap”
  14. 14. http://www.ted.com/talks/leslie_dodson_don_t_misrepresent_africa.html

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