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Janice Levy, professor in the Department of Media Arts, Sciences and Studies, argues that acknowledging past transgressions in the photographic canon is a tricky business vital to an academic education in photography.

The photographic canon: Acknowledging past transgressions

By Janice Levy April 17, 2019
It concerns me deeply to witness students limiting their creative interests and explorations because they fear mischaracterization — of themselves and/or their work.
Junior Marissa Booker writes about the imperialist history of photography and urges professors and students at Ithaca College to engage with this history while discussing media rather than ignore it.

Commentary: Photography is a display of power

By Marissa Booker April 10, 2019
The classroom is also implicated in this imperial power structure as it has risen from the same inequities.
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