Classes

    ANTHRO 3000 - Supervised Reading Course

    Semester: 

    Spring

    Offered: 

    2022

    Department Faculty 
    By Arrangement

    Special reading in selected topics under the direction of members of the Department. Individual work. Must be arranged with a professor listed under Anthropology 3000. Requires written work; it involves meetings as arranged between professor and graduate student.

    ANTHRO 3001 - Reading for Social Anthropology General Examination

    Semester: 

    Spring

    Offered: 

    2022

    Social Anthropology Faculty 
    By Arrangement

    Individual reading in preparation for the General Examination for the PhD degree. It involves meetings as arranged between professor and graduate student.

    Restricted to candidates for the PhD degree and ordinarily to those who have completed at least one year in residence.

    ANTHRO 3002 - Reading for Archaeology General Examination

    Semester: 

    Spring

    Offered: 

    2022

    Archaeology Faculty 
    By Arrangement

    Preparation with Archaeology cohort for the general examination in Archaeology. This course should be taken during the fall semester of the second year and involves weekly meetings to study and prepare for the general exams in January.

    Restricted to candidates for the PhD degree and ordinarily to those who have completed at least one year in residence.

    ANTHRO 3080 - Museum Practicum in Curatorial Research

    Semester: 

    Spring

    Offered: 

    2022

    Prof. Diana Loren
    By Arrangement

    The purpose of the practicum is to provide curatorial experience in the Peabody Museum (PMAE), directly supervised by a PMAE curator. The practicum is designed to designed to introduce students to contemporary museum curatorial practice, to provide hands-on experience working with PMAE collections, and opportunity for reflexive research based in historical context. The practicum will be developed in consultation with PMAE curator and will be related to PMAE projects and initiatives.

    ANTHRO 3410 - Teaching Fellowship

    Semester: 

    Spring

    Offered: 

    2022

    N/A
    By Arrangement

    For students engaged in teaching as a Teaching Fellow. Student should register for four credits per section.

    Not counted towards PhD requirements.

    ANTHRO 3500 - Direction of Doctoral Dissertations

    Semester: 

    Spring

    Offered: 

    2022

    Department Faculty
    By Arrangement

    Individual work in preparation for the doctoral dissertation.

    Consult the appropriate member of the Department.
    Limited to candidates for the PhD in Anthropology who are in residence and who are in good standing in the Graduate School.

    ANTHRO 3400 - Full-time Status Reading and Research

    Semester: 

    Spring

    Offered: 

    2022

    N/A
    By Arrangement

    Students enrolled in PhD in Anthropology should utilize this course to indicate time spent researching and reading outside of coursework.

    Oftentimes used towards maintaining full-time status, when not enrolled in coursework or writing the dissertation.  Not counted towards PhD requirements.

    ANTHRO 3628 - Anthropological Research Methods

    Semester: 

    Spring

    Offered: 

    2022

    Prof. Kaya Williams
    Tues. and Thurs. 1:30 PM - 2:45 PM 
    Tozzer 102

    This course offers a conceptual overview of research methods used by anthropologists. We will hear from faculty members their experience of doing fieldwork—from formulating a research question, choosing a site, entering the field to ethical issues they face in the field. Students will not only learn about but also practice these various methods and reflect on their projects in lights of the discussion about methods. To that end, students will complete several exercises and craft a...

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    ANTHRO 3636 - Pedagogy in Anthropology

    Semester: 

    Spring

    Offered: 

    2022

    Jessica McNeil 
    Mon. 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
    Tozzer 102

    This course has two aims: 1) to provide graduate students with the necessary training to be effective Teaching Fellows at Harvard, and 2) to give you the tools to develop your own approach to critical pedagogy in the field of Anthropology. Required for graduate students in the Spring of their second year. Classes will also be advertised to all Anthropology graduate students as optional Pedagogy Workshops for professional development. While discussions will be tailored to the unique challenges of teaching in...

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