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Summer 2014 Course Offerings

Summer 1

ANTHC 320.74 Anthropology of Food
M/T/W/Th 11.40- 2.48 pm in HN 710
Instructor: Brenda Biddle
Fulfills GER Stage 3B
The course looks at contemporary problems in the global food system, as well as some of the proposed solutions, both local and global.  The theme of the course is food justice and we will pay particular attention to those who produce food and their role in creating change,.  There will be several field trips to explore local food justice intiatives. 

ANTHC 320.56 Urban Anthropology
M/T/W/Th 9.50-11.24 am in HN 710
Instructor: Filip Stabrowski

ANTHC 213 Latin American Society and Culture
M/T/W/Th 1.30-3.04 pm in HN 705
Instructor: Rafael Munoz

Africa: Society and Culture
Fulfills Pluralism and Diversity Group A
Instructor: Helen Panagiotopoulos
Critical look at the historical and contemporary processes - focussig on the development of the state, religion, race, gender, urbanization and transnational movememt.

Summer 2

ANTHC 321.52 Magic, Witchcraft and Religion
M/T/W/Th 12.00-1.53 pm in Hn 710
Instructor: Pilar Rau.
Fulfills GER Stage 3B
Introduction to anthropological study of religion. Theories about religions's origins and its function in understanding the natural world. Role of religion in human understanding of death, conflict and change in religion,  finding ritual in witchcraft, and magic in traditonal medicine.