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Fall 2016

Cutural Diversity in the US
Writing intensive; Pathways flexible CORE: US Expereince in its Diversity
M/Th 12.10-1.00 pm in Assembly plus one hour discussion section
M/Th 3.10-4.00 pm in HW 615 plus one hour discussion section

Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
Pluralism & Diversity Group A
T/F 9.10-10 am in HN 510 plus one hour discussion secton
Sat 11-10 - 2.pp pm in HN 510
M/Th 1.10-2.25 pm in HW 511
M/Th 8.10-9.25 am in HW 615

Introduction to Human Evolution
Fulfills Distrib Req Math Sci
W 9.10-12.00 in HW 616 plus lab section
M/Th 2.45pm- 4.00 pm in HN 1036 plus lab section
T/F 3.45-5.00 pm pm inHN 1036 plus lab section
T/Th 5.35-6.60 pm in HW 415 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.
T/F 11.10-12.25 pm in HN 1036
M/W 4.10-5.25 pm in HN 732

Methods in Archaeological Sciences

Introduction to the theories and methods of field science in archaelogy and paleoecology
Pathways flexible Core
Lecture and lab 3 credits
Lecture Tuesday 1.10-3 pm in HN 732
Lab: Monday 9.10-10 am on Monday 10.10-11 am in Hn 701

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 12.45-2.00 pm in HW 511

Caribbean Society and Culture
Fulfills Pluralism and Diversity Group A
M/Th 11.10-12.25 am in HN 710

Civil Rights Movement

Fulfills Pluralism and Diversity Group B
M/Th 1.10-4.00 pm in HN 710

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 12.45-2 pm HN 732

ANTHC 301/ANTH 725
Gender in Anthropological Perspective

Fulfills Pluralism and Diversity Group C
W 5.30-7.20 pm HN 705

ANTHC 301.51
Sexuality: Anthropological Perspectives
Pluralism and Diversity Group 3
Fulfills GER Stage 3B
M/Th 9.45-11 am in HN 732

Anthropology of Religion

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

Research Design in Anthropology
Fulfills GER Stage 3B
Introduction to basic principles of research design employed in anthropology
M/Th 2.45-4.00 pm in HN 732

ANTHC 318/ANTH 703
History of Anthropological Theory
Required for Majors
Pluralism & Diversity Group D
Fulfills GER Stage 3B
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.
M/Th 11.10 am -12.25 pm in HN 732

ANTHC 320.03/ ANTH 771.03
Unacceptable Risk: Language and Health
This course will enbale students to learn to think critically about the structure and function of languiage in its social contexts. Topicis covered will be ethnography of communication, discouse analysis, languge and identity and languige and power.

ANTHC 320.49/ ANTH 751.49
Archaeology: Mexico & Central America
Fulfills GER Stage 3B
Tu 5.30-7.20 pm HN 732

ANTHC 320.61
Historical Archaeology

M/Th 2.45-4 pm in HN 705
This course introduces students to the theoretical and methodological approaches to the study of historical archaeology, demonstrating how archaeology can be used to interpret the recent past. The course will focus mostly on North America from European contact forwards, pulling on written records, oral histories, artifactual, architectural, and skeletal evidence. Through historical archaeology, the student will learn about ways of life and peoples often left out of the written record. Topics of study will include colonization and globalization, capitalism, gender, race, class, and consumption, among others.

ANTHC 320.74/ ANTH 702.62
Anthropology of Food
M/Th 11.10-12.25 in HN 705

ANTHC 320.81
Language and Power
Fulfills GER Stage 3B
T 12.10-3.00 pm in HN 705

ANTHC 325.5
Independent Research

Honors Project

ANTHC 401.98
International Human Rights
T/F 9.45-11 am in HN 705

Semimar in Archaeological Methods

T/F 11.10-12.25 pm in HN 732


T 5.30-7.20 pm in HN 710

ANTH 706
Quantitative Methods in Anthropology

T 5.30-7.20 pm in HN 730

ANTH 751.67
World of the Vikings

W 5.30-7.20 pm in HN 710

ANTH 750

F 5.50-7.20 pm in HN 732

ANTH 751.50/ANTHC 426
Seminar in Archaeology

F 5.30-7.10 pm in HN 705

ANTH 791
Human Osteology

M 5.30-7.20 pm in HN 730

ANTH 791.62/ANTHP 401.51
Human Skeletal Biology

W 10.10-1 pm in HN 731B

ANTH 791.64/ ANTHP 401.79
Primate Conservation

Th 3.10-5.00pm in HN 710

ANTH 791.65/ANTHP 312
Primate Evolutionary Genetics and Behavior

T 5.30-7.20 pm in HN 730

ANTH 791.65/ANTHP 316
Human Evolutionary Adaptation

T 3.10-5 pm in HN 710

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