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ANTH 1155 - Continuing Education - Exploring Global Cultural Diversity - Anthropology of the Apocalypse: Climate Fictions and Future Realities

What is the apocalypse? How is it imagined and lived by people from different cultures around the world? We will explore the multiple utopic and dystopic potential future realities that the apocalypse may lead to through an anthropological lens. We consider the role of cultures, knowledges, epistemologies, and social- environmental...

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 2200 The Archaeology of Human History

Where did human beings come from? How did we come to inhabit the world? Why don’t we eat wild foods anymore? How did complex urban societies rise and fall? All this and more….. Professor Douglas Bamforth See the University Catalog for specifics, recommendations, and prerequisites.

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ANTH 4020/5020 Explorations in Anthropology (cross-listed as MUSM 6110, Advanced Seminar in Museum Issues): Archaeozoology

Archaeozoology will give students practical and analytical skills in the identification and analysis of animal bones from archaeological sites. Students in the course will engage with current methodological and theoretical issues in the discipline, and develop a basic familiarity with the vertebrate skeleton using museum specimens, reference collections, and archaeological...

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ANTH 4760 - Ethnography of Southeast Asia

ANTH 4760 Ethnography of Southeast Asia Professor Carla Jones Join us as we discover the anthropological scholarship on Southeast Asia, a region with some of the highest ethnic, linguistic, and cultural diversity in the world. From the Buddhist cosmological origins of modern Thailand to the gendered dynamics of market trade...

Prehispanic carved stone monument from the coast of Oaxaca, Mexico, depicting the merging of human and jaguar.

ANTH 7000-004 - Anthropological Approaches to Materiality

How do humans and other-than-humans co-exist? How is existence constituted through relations among a diversity of objects and beings? These questions have newly animated strains of scientific, humanistic, and post- humanist analysis over the past two decades. Join us to consider how these approaches differ and inform each other in...