Classes

    ANTHRO 3000 - Supervised Reading Course

    Semester: 

    Fall

    Offered: 

    2021

    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: 

    Fall

    Offered: 

    2021

    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: 

    Fall

    Offered: 

    2021

    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: 

    Fall

    Offered: 

    2021

    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 3400 - Full-time Status Reading and Research

    Semester: 

    Fall

    Offered: 

    2021

    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 3410 - Teaching Fellowship

    Semester: 

    Fall

    Offered: 

    2021

    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: 

    Fall

    Offered: 

    2021

    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 3626 - Research Design/Proposal Writing

    Semester: 

    Fall

    Offered: 

    2021

    Prof. Anya Bernstein
    Tues. 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    This course is part seminar, part practicum. Its purpose is to help students conceptualize and design a research project, to craft effective research and grantproposals, and to prepare for ethnographic and archival work. The first and longest part of the course will focus on formulating a researchable project, in all its various elements; how to write a statement of problem, to frame arguments/theses, to situate work in the appropriate anthropological literature/s, to develop a methodological approach, and techniques,...

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    FRSEMR 30G - Digging Egypt's Past: Harvard and Egyptian Archaeology

    Semester: 

    Fall

    Offered: 

    2021

    Prof. Peter Der Manuelian
    Tues. 12:45 PM - 2:45 PM
    Emerson Hall 318

    Mysterious pyramids, colossal royal statues, tiny gold jewelry, decorated tomb chapels, temples, settlements, fortresses, and hieroglyphic inscriptions. This was the excavation legacy in Egypt and Sudan of Egyptologist George Reisner (1867–1942).

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    GENED 1044 - Deep History

    Semester: 

    Fall

    Offered: 

    2021

    Profs. Matthew Liebmann and Daniel Smail
    Tues. and Thurs. 1:30 PM - 2:45 PM
    Harvard Hall 202

    When does history begin? To judge by the typical history textbook, the answer is straightforward: six thousand years ago. So what about the tens of thousands of years of human existence described by archaeology and related disciplines? Is that history too?

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    GENED 1105 - Can We Know Our Past?

    Semester: 

    Fall

    Offered: 

    2021

    Profs. Rowan Flad and Jason Ur
    Mon. and Wed. 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
    CGIS South S010

    What happened in the past? How do you know? Even though today we take great pains to document every major event that occurs, more than 99% of human history is not written down. How, then, can we determine with any certainty what people did, let alone thought about, hundreds, thousands, and even millions of years ago?

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    GENED 1091 - Classical Chinese Ethical and Political Theory

    Semester: 

    Fall

    Offered: 

    2021

    Prof. Michael Puett
    Mon. and Wed. 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
    CGIS South S010

    What is the best way to live a fuller and more ethical life? Concretely what should we do to begin to live in a more flourishing and inspiring way? Questions such as these were at the heart of philosophical debates in China. The answers that classical Chinese thinkers developed in response to these questions are among the most powerful in human history. Regardless of whether one agrees with them...

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    GENED 1093 - Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Cares? Reimagining Global Health

    Semester: 

    Fall

    Offered: 

    2021

    Profs. Arthur Kleinman, Salmaan Keshavjee, Anne Becker, and Paul Farmer
    Tues. and Thurs. 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
    Science Center Hall B

    If you are sick or hurt, whether you live or die depends not only on biological factors, but social ones: who you are and where you are, what sort of healthcare system is available to help you survive, and what kind of care is available to help you recover, if society believes you deserve it.

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    ANTHRO 1707 - Ethnic Studies, Anthropology, and the Transpacific Ethnography of Asian America

    Semester: 

    Fall

    Offered: 

    2021

    Prof. Joyhanna Garza
    Mon. and Weds. 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
    Tozzer 102

    Ethnic studies is the critical interdisciplinary study of race, ethnicity, and indigeneity as understood from the intellectual, political, and cultural histories and perspectives of minoritized groups in the United States. Ethnic studies scholars analyze the social dynamics of race, racism, and various forms of institutionalized violence including the historical and lasting legacies of colonialism, chattel slavery, US imperalism, white supremacy, and more.... Read more about ANTHRO 1707 - Ethnic Studies, Anthropology, and the Transpacific Ethnography of Asian America

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