Social Anthropology

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 1128 - The Conduct of Life in Western and Eastern Philosophy

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2022

Prof. Michael Puett
Thurs. 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

A study of approaches in the philosophical traditions of the West and the East to the conduct of life. Philosophical ethics has often been understood as meta-ethics: the development of a method of moral inquiry or justification. Here we focus instead on what philosophy has to tell us about the first-order question: How should we live our lives?

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ANTHRO 3628 - Anthropological Research Methods

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2022

Prof. Kaya Williams
Tues. and Thurs. 1:30 PM - 2:45 PM 
Peabody 12

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 1883 - Where Science Meets Society: Introduction to STS

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2022

Prof. Anna Jabloner
Weds. 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM
Tozzer 203

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 and Darja Djordjevic 
Weds. 3:00 PM - 5:45 PM
Peabody 561

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

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