Fall

ANTHRO 1033 - Archaeology of Inequality

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2021

Prof. Jess Beck
Tues. and Thurs. 1:30 PM - 2:45 PM
Peabody 561 

In 2018, Oxfam reported that the 26 richest people on the planet had the same net worth as half of the global population. The rampant wealth disparities in the modern world lead us to ask whether inequality is an inescapable component of all societies. Through its unique access to the deep time of human prehistory, archaeology allows us to question myths and just-so stories about the origins and inevitability of inequality.... Read more about ANTHRO 1033 - Archaeology of Inequality

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

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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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 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 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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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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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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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 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 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 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 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.

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