Write a paper that explores the relationship between how people see and are seen and how they experience the world demonstrating your personal understanding of the concept of visuality. You should begin by defining visuality clearly. Explain the connections made between vision and power in class and in Nicholas Mirzoeffs Introduction to Critical Visuality Studies. Then using specific examples from your own life either things you have experienced yourself or that you have witnessed affecting others demonstrate that you understand how visual technologies such as stereotypes and the visual perception of race class gender sex and able-isms have real and lasting affects on peoples everyday lived experiences.
– Although this paper asks you to talk about your own experiences it should still be structured as a formal college paper. Develop an argument structure including clear evidence and a thesis statement.
-Be specific: try to define clarify explain and defend all of your statements. Also avoid perpetuating stereotypes.
-Avoid plagiarism (do not copy the text sentences or arguments of another published source without appropriate reference).
-Double space. Use 10 or 12-point type in Times Arial Palatino Helvetica or Garamond font and 1-inch margins.