Undergraduate

ANTHRO 1991 - Anthropology of the Future

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2022

Prof. Michelle Choi
Thurs. 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM 
Peabody 12

Humans have long been fascinated with anticipating, speculating, preparing, and waiting for the unknown future. ‘The future’ has a pervasive presence our lives, when we forecast the local weather, plan the national economy, promise in legal contracts, imagine in science fictions, aspire in political movements, trade in futures markets, and much more. More than ever, the future is both an excitement and anxiety-inducing topic of interest to scholars and experts in domains ranging from public health, national security, urban design, to environmental science.... Read more about ANTHRO 1991 - Anthropology of the Future

ANTHRO 1802 - Language, Race, and Ethnicity

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2022

Prof. Joyhanna Garza
Mon. 9:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Tozzer 203

This course examines the co-articulations of race, ethnicity, and language across various historical, societal, and institutional contexts. Furthermore, we examine the ways in which racialized bodies come to be constructed as engaging in specific linguistic practices, and conversely, how linguistic practices come to stand as a proxy for racialized speakers.... Read more about ANTHRO 1802 - Language, Race, and Ethnicity

ANTHRO 1718 - Activist, Collaborative, and Engaged Interventions in Anthropology

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2022

Prof. Andrea Wright
Thurs. 12:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Tozzer 416

What approaches and methodologies do anthropologists use to examine and strengthen theories and practices oriented towards community? What responsibilities do anthropologists have to the people and places with which they work? Can and should anthropologists engage in research that is community driven, politically conscious, and centrally concerned with the transformation of our social conditions?... Read more about ANTHRO 1718 - Activist, Collaborative, and Engaged Interventions in Anthropology

ANTHRO 1836BR - Sensory Ethnography 2

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2022

Profs. Lucien Castaing-Taylor and Verena Paravel
Tues. and Thurs. 7:30 PM - 8:45 PM
Sever B10

Students are introduced to current issues in art, aesthetics, and anthropology, and produce collaborative experimental works of sensory ethnography.

This is also offered as AFVS 158BR. Students are strongly encouraged to enroll in ANTRO 1836AR, Sensory Ethnography 1. No previous studio experience necessary.

To take this limited-enrollment course, you must first consult the Canvas course site for information about the enrollment process and...

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ANTHRO 1475 - Religious Dimensions in Human Experience: Apocalypse, Home, Medicine, Music, Sports, Sacrifice

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2022

Prof. David Carrasco
Mon. and Weds. 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
TBD

What is Religion? Why does it show up everywhere? Using archaeology, religious studies and social thought, this course will study the major themes in the history of religions including ‘encountering the holy’, 'sports and ritual’, ‘crossing borders’, ‘sacrifice as creation’, ‘pilgrimage and sacred place’, ‘suffering and quest for wisdom’, ‘music and social change’, ‘violence and cosmic law’.... Read more about ANTHRO 1475 - Religious Dimensions in Human Experience: Apocalypse, Home, Medicine, Music, Sports, Sacrifice

ANTHRO 1201 - Human Osteology & Bioarchaeology

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2022

Prof. Jess Beck
Tues. and Thurs. 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Zooarchaeology Lab, Peabody 35B

Knowledge of human osteology is key for fields such as archaeology, biological anthropology, forensic anthropology, anatomy, and medicine. This course introduces students to human skeletal anatomy and the field of bioarchaeology, the study of human skeletal remains from archaeological sites.... Read more about ANTHRO 1201 - Human Osteology & Bioarchaeology

ANTHRO 1883 - Where Science Meets Society: Introduction to STS

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2022

Prof. Anna Jabloner
Weds. 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM
Tozzer 416

The German word for science literally means knowledge made. In line with this meaning, STS approaches science as practice. The interdisciplinary field asks empirically and methodologically how knowledge is made, how truths become truths, and how matters come to matter and to be matters of fact.

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ANTHRO 1826 - Anthropology of Mental Health, Mental Illness and Mental Health Care

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2022

Prof. Arthur Kleinman
Weds. 3:00 PM - 5:45 PM
Tozzer 416

Course will review ethnographies of mental health problems and mental health care, including substance abuse, depression/anxiety, psychosis, trauma, and related conditions. Also included are ethnographies of the failed chronic care system, psychiatric practice, and global mental health approaches.... Read more about ANTHRO 1826 - Anthropology of Mental Health, Mental Illness and Mental Health Care

ANTHRO 1836AR - Sensory Ethnography 1

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2022

Profs. Lucien Castaing-Taylor and Verena Paravel
Tues. and Thurs. 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM
Sever B10

Students use video and audio to produce short works about embodied experience, culture, and nature.

This course is also offered as AFVS 158AR. Students are strongly encouraged to enroll in ANTHRO 1836BR, Sensory Ethnography 2. No previous studio experience necessary.

To take this limited-enrollment course, you must first consult the Canvas course site for information about the enrollment process and procedures.

There is a mandatory lab component...

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ANTHRO 1716 - Neoliberalism: Empire, Extraction, and the Making of the Global Social Order

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2022

Profs. Salmaan Keshavjee, Jason Silverstein, and Lindsey Zeve
Weds. 12:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Tozzer 416

This course is designed primarily for advanced undergraduates and graduate students who are interested in the relationship between neoliberalism, the global social order, and inequities in health and wellbeing.

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ANTHRO 1679 - Punishment Culture

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2022

Prof. Kaya Williams
Thurs. 9:00 AM -11:45 AM
Tozzer 203

What is punishment, and what might attention to punitive practices teach us about the cultures in which they are used? Modern American culture is so saturated with punishment that it is difficult to know where to begin such an investigation.... Read more about ANTHRO 1679 - Punishment Culture

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