Textbook Notes (280,000)
CA (170,000)
UTSG (10,000)
ANT (200)
Chapter Malamud

ANT376H1 Chapter Notes - Chapter Malamud: Berlin Wall, Voyeurism


Department
Anthropology
Course Code
ANT376H1
Professor
Hillary Cunningham
Chapter
Malamud

This preview shows half of the first page. to view the full 1 pages of the document.
Zoo Spectatorship - Randy Malamud
-problematized in cultural representation
-presentation = token project permitting humans to repress reality of danger to natural world
-objectification
-privilege human
-animal watching - TV
-distance
-spectator: passive not imaginative
-cage to cage - peep shows
-aggressive and socially dysfunctional
-sadism
-public nuisances
-perverts
-normal behavioural guidelines
-fosters sociopathy
-ape’s sexuality
-voyeurism masquerades as guest for scientific insight/truth
-Berger: animals deflate human gaze
-cat won’t look at king
-Foucault: authority, power, surveillance
-symbolically celebrating power
-feeding time
-one way
-human demand to be noticed by animal
-Berlin Wall
-appreciate spectatorship’s range
-zoos celebrate humans > animals
-Dante: gates of hell
-clinical voyeurism - Rudinow
-aggressive and invasive
-consume and destroy spectacle
-preserve as continuing object
-capitalize preservation of what we destroy
-never satisfied
-TV and internet
-Steve Baker: obedience to program
-domesticates real world via TV
-transforms real nature into our nature
-in situ
!1
find more resources at oneclass.com
find more resources at oneclass.com
You're Reading a Preview

Unlock to view full version