ANTH 4470 Collections Research Slide featuring pyramids in the background

ANTH 1190 Origins of Ancient Civilizations

The earliest civilizations on earth were found in such diverse settings as Mesopotamia, Egypt, the Indus Valley of Pakistan, China, Mexico and Central America, and Andean South America. These civilizations had huge cities’ powerful rulers, fascinating religious beliefs, and elaborate temples and palaces. In this course, we will study the...

ANTH 2100 Intro to Cultural Promo Slide

ANTH 2100 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology

What does it mean to think anthropologically? This course will provide an overview of the history and foundations of anthropological thought, with a special focus on the key method of anthropology: ethnography. Drawing on both classical and contemporary anthropological texts from a broad range of international settings, we will analyze...

ANTH 3000 promo slide featuring primates in a tree

ANTH 3000 Primate Behavior

While we humans tend to focus on ourselves, the goal of this course is to examine the natural history and behavior of your closest relatives, the nonhuman primates. Through lectures, streaming videos and web based materials, you will explore the diversity of primates from an evolutionary, biological and ecological perspective...

ANTH 7200 Promo Slide Featuring different faces from around the world

ANTH 7200 Bridging Seminar - Kinship Matters: Relatedness and Identity in Archaeological and Sociocultural Anthropology

Kinship Matters: Relatedness and Identity in Archaeological and Sociocultural Anthropology Relationships between people-- and people and things-- are fundamental to human embodiment, identity, and political and social alignment, shaping experiences of inclusion and exclusion. How do archaeological and sociocultural anthropologists theorize and understand relationships? This course explores the social implications...