The course descriptions listed here are a subset of the Anthropology courses listed in the university catalog. The descriptions are to be used as examples as some topics within the course could change depending on the instructor. Please go to the Registrar website to see "How to Search for Classes" to get the list of courses being offered in the current semester.

 

Anth 4700 / 5700

ANTH 4700 / 5700 Practicing Anthropology: Applying Ethnographic Theory and Methods

Feb. 26, 2018

This course, for fourth-year Anthropology majors, Anthropology Master’s students, and graduate students receiving the Ethnography Certificate, will teach you applied ethnographic methods and theory in the classroom as you implement these skills in placements with community organizations. You will learn how to use anthropological methodologies to investigate social problems, and...

ANTH 4755 / 5755

ANTH 4755 / 5755 Cultures of Expertise: Science, Power, and Knowledge

Feb. 26, 2018

Who counts as an expert? This course will examine expertise as a cultural category through an exploration of the processes by which certain individuals and groups are accorded intellectual authority, while the knowledge claims of others are simultaneously delegitimized. What forms of training and socialization make it possible for a...

Cuban Culture

ANTH 4735 Cuban Culture: Race, Gender, and Power

Feb. 26, 2018

Maymester 2018 This course seeks to ground students’ understanding of contemporary Cuba within the global context. How do those outside the island imagine Cuba and why? What are the realities? In a world of U.S. dominated globalization, we have only recently begun to relax a forceful economic blockade on the...

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