This course examines the history and culture of Brazil by confronting issues of power, social class, race, and gender. In addition to reading ethnographic texts that have focused on issues ranging from poverty to political corruption, and from the practice of religious faith to the expression of transexual identities, we will study films, songs, and dance forms as expressions of Brazilian national identity. While we will devote class time to studying rural and indigenous communities, the class will be parti

ANTH 1155 Exploring Global Cultural Diversity: Anthropology of Brazil

This course examines the history and culture of Brazil by confronting issues of power, social class, race, and gender. In addition to reading ethnographic texts that have focused on issues ranging from poverty to political corruption, and from the practice of religious faith to the expression of transexual identities, we...

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ANTH 1143 - Exploring Global Cultural Diversity - CIVILIZATION-The Early Years Mesopotamia in the 2nd Millennium BC

Anth 1143: Exploring Global Cultural Diversity CIVILIZATION-The Early Years Mesopotamia in the 2nd Millennium BC Jeanne Nijhowne, PhD 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...

Global Seminar - Tanzania

Global Seminar Summer 2022 - Tanzania

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Global Seminar - Vietnam Primates

Global Seminar Summer 2022 - Primates of Vietnam

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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

Primates

ANTH 3000 - Primate Behavior

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 primates and...

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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 4130 Advanced Osteology

Advanced Osteology provides an intensive introduction to human osteology and the methods used to interpret the human skeleton. Students will learn: bones and features of the human skeleton, fundamentals of aging, sexing, and individuating human skeletal remains, how to estimate stature, weight, and the extent possible, geographic ancestry, how to...