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Spring 2017

Cutural Diversity in the US
Fulfills Pathways flexible CORE: US Expereince in its Diversity
T/Th 4.10-5 pm in HW 415 plus one hour discussion section
Sat 11.10-2 pm in HN 1036
T/F 2.10-3.25 pm in HN510

Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
Fulfills Pluralism & Diversity Group A
M/Th 3.10-4 pm in HW 615 plus one hour discussion secton
T/F 4.10-5.00 pm in HW415 plus one hour discussion section
M/Th 8.10-9.25 am in HN 511
M/W 4.10-5.52 pm hn HN 732

Introduction to Human Evolution
Fulfills Distrib Req Math Sci
T/Th 5.3506.60 pm in HN C002 plus lab section
M/W 4.10-5.25 pn HN C002 plus lab section
M/W/Th 12.010- 1 pm in HN511 plus lab section

The Human Species
T/F 9.10-10 am in HW615 plus lab section

Introduction to Prehistoric Archaeology
Fulfills dist req soc sci for majors
Introduction to the methods of archaeology, and a survey of world prehistory from the earliest humans to the rise of the first civilizations.
M/Th 1.10-2.25 pm in HN 510
T/Th 5.35-6.50 pm in HN 732
T/Th 4.10-5.25 pm in HN 732

Methods in Archaeology

T 10.10-3 pm lecture plus one hour lab

Introduction to Linguistic Anthropology
Fulfills GER.
Introduction to the study of language from an anthropological perspective, starting from its most minute components, such as the phonemes, and finishing with the larger social context: how language is used to construct and preserve social inequality.
T/F 2.10-3.25 pm in HN C002
Required for Major in Anthropolgy

Africa Society and Culture

Fulfills Pluralism and Diversity Group A
T/F 2.10-3.25 pm in HN 732

Latin American Societies and Cultures

M/Th 11.10-12.25 pm in Hn 705

Anthropology of Black America

T/F 12.45-2 pm in Hn 710

Archaeology of the Near East

Fulfills Pluralism and Diversity Group A

Geographically, the Near East is located at the crossroads of three continents: Africa, Asia and Europe. This course will focus specifically on such areas as the Levant, Anatolia, Mesopotamia, and its peripheral areas such as Egypt, Central Asia, and the Indus Valley. Temporally, we will cover the Mesolithic (ca 18,000 BC) to the aftermath of the Bronze Age (ca 1000 BC). Such a scope covers a wide variety of events and “origins”. We will discuss the origins of agriculture, some of humankind’s earliest cities and civilizations, the development of writing as well as themes such as subsistence economies, migration, state and empire building, and the notion of complexity. Acknowledging that archaeological research is not conducted in a vacuum, the course will also engage with the modern political context, for example: cultural heritage and the notion of owning the past and the effects of modern war on past resources.
T/F 3.45-5 pm in HN 705

Reading Ethnography

Writing Intensive
Fulfills GER Stage 3B

The anthropological approach to observing, understanding, and acting in the world is commonly referred to as "ethnography." But what, exactly, is ethnography? What bases of knowledge does it presume, what are its conditions of possibility, and what kinds of claims can it make about the world? What role does theory play in the definition, collection, and interpretation of ethnographic "facts"? What is the relationship between observer and observed in the ethnographic encounter? This course will examine these and related questions through close readings of ethnographies that reflect a range of different theoretical and methodological approaches. The underlying theme of the course is the "space-times" of global capitalism - and how ethnography might expose and express the social connections and power relations by which they are produced, consumed, experienced, and imagined. Some topics include: colonialism and the making of "people without a history"; the spread of capitalism across the land; migration and transnational communities; transforming gender relations and globalization's "intimate economies"; natural resource extraction; the globalization of finance and debt; and the new military urbanism.
T/F 11.10-12.25 pm HN 732

ANTHC 301.51
Sexuality: Anthropological Perspectives
Pluralism and Diversity Group 3
Fulfills GER Stage 3B

M/Th 9.45-11 am in HN 732

ANTHP 302/ANTH 793
Human Genetics

W 5.30-7.20 pm in HN 730

Research Design in Anthropology
Fulfills GER Stage 3B
Required for Majors in Anthropology
Introduction to basic principles of research design employed in anthropology
M/Th 1.10-2.25 pm in HN 732

ANTHC 318/ANTH 703
History of Anthropological Theory

Pluralism & Diversity Group D
Fulfills GER Stage 3B
Required for Majors in Anthropology

This class is a selective, historical survey of anthropological theory. We will examine important theoretical accounts of human culture and society, covering works from the early twentieth century to the present, exploring how changing historical contexts, diverse fieldwork experiences, and philosophical trends have shaped the European and American development of sociocultural anthropology. This course particularly emphasizes the contributions of the anthropology of knowledge, political anthropology, and critiques of colonialism and of contemporary political economy. We will also seek to define the role that theories of culture, religion, power, gender, and history can and should play in a wider understanding of human beings as, at once, complexly social and complexly biological creatures. Ultimately we aim to gain a better understanding of how theories of the human, from universal "man" to "cultural diversity" to homo economicus, have shaped academic anthropology as well as their wider implications for contemporary life in society. This class meets once a week and will be conducted through seminar-style discussions; moreover, it is reading-and-writing-heavy. The reading load will average 100 pages a week (though readings each week will range in difficulty and length, from original theoretical analyses of particular ethnographic situations, to essays in intellectual history, to practitioner's reflections). There will be weekly reader-response papers, and the class will culminate in a final paper based on course reading.
T 5.30-7.20 pm in Hn 705

ANTHC 320.02
Language and Body

M/W/Th 12.10-1.00 pm Hn 710

ANTHC 320.47
Language and Politics of Children

W 1.10-12 pm in HN 705

ANTHC 320.56
Urban Anthropology

Fulfills GER Stage 3B
M/Th 9.45-11 am in Hn 710

ANTHC 320.58/ANTH 702.94
Visual Anthropology

Fulfills GER Stage 3B
W 5.30-7.20 pm in HN 710

ANTHC 320.76
Language, Sex and Gender

T/F 110.10-12.25 pm in Hn 705

ANTHC 321.52
Magic, Witchcraft and Religion
Fulfills GER Stage 3B
M/Th 4.10-5.25 pm in HN 732

ANTHC 325.51
Independent Research

ANTHC 321.62
The US-Mexico, Beyond the Border
T/F 3.45-5.00 pm in in Hn732

ANTHC 321.65/ANTH 751.65/WGS 300.82
Politics of Reproduction
W 7.35-9.25 pm in Hn 732

ANTHC 322/ANTH 707.51/HIST 774.54
Families and Household in Anthropology

Fulfills Pluralism and Diversity Group C
T/F 9.45-11 am in HN 732

Honors Project

ANTHC 401/ ANTH 775
Linguistic Field Methods
Tuesday 5.30-7.20 pm in 705

ANTHC 426.59/ ANTH 754
Archeology of North America

Fulfills Pluralism and Diversity Group B
M 5.30-7.20 pm

ANTH 701

W 5.30-7.20 in HN 710

ANTH 715/ANTHC 308
Cultural Ecology

T 5.30-7.20 pm  in HN 705

ANTH 759/ANTHC 426.58
Archaeology of Europe

Th 5.30-7.20 pm in HN 705

ANTH 751.54
Analytical Methods in Archeology

M 5.30-7.20 pm in HN HN 705

ANTH 751.59
Lithic Analysis

W 5.30-7.20 pm in HN 710

ANTH 791.61/ANTHP 401.98
African Primate Conservation
T 5.30-7.20 pm

ANTH 751.54
Archaeology: Analytical Methods

M 5.30-7.20 pm

ANTH 791.62/ANTHP 401.51
Human Skeletal Biology

M 5.30-7.20 pm in HN 730

ANTHC 498.01

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