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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 1898 - Digital Ethnographic Methods

Semester: 

N/A

Offered: 

2021

Prof. Joyhanna Garza
Tues. 12:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Peabody 561

The abrupt physical closures of 2020 continuing into the present moment have brought into sharp relief the urgency of taking the digital seriously as a mode by which sociality – however constrained – is created and maintained. Rather than posit a singular method of digital ethnography, this course is designed to expose students to different methods and theoretical entry points into ethnography in order to enable students to identify the methods which work best for their present and future research purposes.... Read more about ANTHRO 1898 - Digital Ethnographic Methods

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

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