A multistory pueblo

ANTH 1120 Pueblo Indians of the US Southwest

Feb. 26, 2018

Pueblo Indian communities are some of the most vibrant and distinctive native societies in the US today. In this course we will examine the archaeology, history, geography, social institutions and religious values of Pueblo Indian peoples. In the process, we will see how Pueblo cultures illustrate important ideas and debates...

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 2200 Promo Slide featuring Stonehedge

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.

Cuban Culture

ANTH 4735 / 5735 Cuban Culture: Race, Gender, and Power

Feb. 26, 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 island: What...