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ANTH 2020 Introduction to Biological Anthropology 2

Exploration of human biological variation from an evolutionary perspective. Biological Anthropology Developmental plasticity Forces of evolution Molecular genetics Anthropometry Variation ​ Biocultural perspectives Evolutionary theory Scientific method Environment Trade-offs ​ Students will be able to… Describe principles of evolutionary theory to explain human variation Identify evolutionary links between biology, culture,...

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ANTH 1143 Exploring Global Cultural Diversity - Civilization- The Early Years

Course Description: At the dawn of the second millennium BC, Mesopotamia was in chaos. Eventually, the kings of Babylon established control and created an empire. While Mesopotamian political, economic, social and religious systems were markedly different from ours, the problems and issues they faced were not. These include surviving political...

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ANTH 4020/5020: Disaster and Culture

In this class, we study disasters from a broad anthropological perspective questions the false dichotomy between nature and society, and has put front and center the role of human agency in the creation of disasters. This perspective argues that disasters occur within the context of archaeologically/historically created patterns of vulnerability...

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ANTH 1155 Exploring Global Cultural Diversity: ANTHROPOLOGY OF CLIMATE CHANGE

This course focuses on some of the present, and possible future, socio-ecological conditions of life on planet earth. In particular we will work to understand the historic, economic, political, and socio-cultural forces that created the conditions we call climate change. With this we will take a particular interest in the...

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ANTH 1180 Maritime People: Fishers and Seafarers

Explore 10,000 years of Maritime peoples, histories, and cultures! • Key Themes: migration; human- nature relationships; development; resistance; sailing; knowledges; climate change Maymester: May 10-27, 2021 • Monday through Friday, 12:30-3:30 • Hybrid remote/online

Primates

ANTH 3000 - Primate Behavior

March 27, 2018

Maymester 2019 Nonhuman primates (NHP) are our closest living relatives, and no other group of mammals can remind us of ourselves the way nonhuman primates do. We will start this course by examining the phylogeny, geography, and general evolutionary history of primates. You will learn to recognize different clades of...

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ANTH 1115 The Caribbean in Post-Colonial Perspective

Feb. 26, 2018

This course introduces students to the varied peoples and cultures in the Caribbean region, including the historical, colonial, and contemporary political-economic contexts, as well as the religious, migratory, and other cultural practices. The Caribbean is composed of several islands united by the experiences of indigenous decimation, European colonization, and re-population...

ANTH 2100

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...

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ANTH 4020-581 Brown Studies: The Anthropology of Race and the Mixed-Race Experience

Instructor: Bailey Duhé Who invented race? Do police really target communities of color? Are race and ethnicity the same thing? Is white privilege bad? If you’ve asked any of these questions and want a space to work through the answers, ANTH 4020: Brown Studies is for you. This is an...

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ANTH 4180 Conservation & Indigenous Peoples in Tanzania Global Seminar (Virtual)

Maymester 2021 Professor Laura DeLuca ADVENTURING AS AN ARMCHAIR ANTHROPOLOGIST Education Abroad’s Conservation & Indigenous Peoples in Tanzania Global Seminar is going virtual this summer! Students on this virtual program will the opportunity to learn about East African cultures, immerse themselves in the Swahili language, and connect with amazing people...

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