Professor Sandra Cheng
Office: Namm 602B
Office Hours: Mon 9-10 am, Tu/Th 9-10 am or
Office Tel: 718-260-5003
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- Upcoming Midterm | Art! Camera! Food! FYLC Fall 2016 on Protected: Image Files
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Author Archives: Sandra Cheng
Homework #3: Robert Capa’s Death of a Loyalist Soldier
At the age of 23, Robert Capa took a photograph that many have labeled the greatest war photograph of all time. Taken during the Spanish Civil War, the renown of Capa’s photograph, Falling Soldier or Death of a Loyalist Soldier, reverberated around the world … Continue reading
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Final Exam Short List and Extra Credit
Please note that the short list for the final exam is posted online under Class Downloads/Slide Lists. Also if you are interested in doing extra credit for the class, you can find them under Class Downloads/Extra Credit Options. The extra … Continue reading
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Please check Blackboard for midsemester grades. It is also written on your midterm. There are 3 possible grades for midsemester: P = passing BL = borderline U = unsatisfactory If you received a BL or U please come talk to … Continue reading
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The midterm is on Tuesday Oct 18th, 10 am in Atrium 631. Because we begin with the slide id’s please make sure you arrive on time, otherwise you will not have a chance to go back if you miss the … Continue reading
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Homework #2: Food and Coffee in the Civil War
If you had a choice, which would you give up? Food? Or coffee? In class, we looked at the photography of the Civil War and the difficulties of producing photographs during war, especially with the wet-plate collodion process. To help … Continue reading
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Homework #1: Do we need Selfie-Free Zones?
The pervasiveness of smartphones has led to the selfie becoming the most prolific form of photography in the 21st century. With the rise of social media such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, it is increasingly easy to post self-portraits on … Continue reading
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Hello ARTH 1100 students! Welcome to the class website for Professor Sandra Cheng’s course on the History of Photography. This website is for the following section: ARTH 1100-D400 Tues/Thurs 10-11:15 AM. The OpenLab is an integral component to our class. … Continue reading
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