Fall 2016

Course Number Title Course Description Instructor
CULANTH 101 INTRO TO CULTURAL ANTHRO Theoretical approaches to analyzing cultural beliefs and practices cross-culturally; application of... Folch, Christine
CULANTH 105 INTRO TO AFRICAN STUDIES A range of disciplinary perspectives on key topics in contemporary African Studies: nationalism and... Smith, Stephen
CULANTH 106S DOC EXPER: A VIDEO APPR A documentary approach to the study of local communities through video production projects assigned... Hawkins, Gary
CULANTH 113FS ENTERPRISING CIVIC ENGAGEMENT An exploration of ways that students can exercise enterprising leadership to develop innovative,... Bergene, Lisa
CULANTH 130 ANTHROPOLOGY AND FILM The study of feature films and documentaries on issues of colonialism, imperialism, war and peace,... O'Barr, William
CULANTH 131 WORLD MUSIC Study of musical styles and practices in relation to issues of creativity, forms of power, and... Meintjes, Louise
CULANTH 170 ADVERTISING/SOCIETY: GLOBAL History and development of commercial advertising; advertising as a reflector and/or creator of... O'Barr, William
CULANTH 190FS SPECIAL TOPICS IN FOCUS Selected topics vary each semester. Open only to students in the Focus Program. Instructor consent... Byerly, Ingrid
CULANTH 190FS SPECIAL TOPICS IN FOCUS Selected topics vary each semester. Open only to students in the Focus Program. Instructor consent... Collier, Richard
CULANTH 190FS SPECIAL TOPICS IN FOCUS Selected topics vary each semester. Open only to students in the Focus Program. Instructor consent... Wagner, Laura
CULANTH 195 COMP APPR GLOBAL ISSUES Introduction to critical transnational studies through several disciplinary approaches. Examines... Mathers, Catherine
CULANTH 201 INTRO TO LINGUISTICS Introduction to the scientific study of linguistics and languages. Topics include the origin and... Price, Gareth
CULANTH 210 GLOBAL CULTURE Globalization examined through some of its dominant cultural forms the marketing of pop music, the... Wesolowski, Katya
CULANTH 211FS GEOPOLITICS AND CULTURE Study of countries on the geographical periphery of the commonly defined Middle East: Bosnia,... Göknar, Erdag
CULANTH 212 LANGUAGE AND SOCIETY Course examines language as a social practice, focusing on different aspects of its role in social... Baran, Dominika
CULANTH 215S INDIAN CIVILIZATION Surveys the rise of civilization and kingdoms on the Indian subcontinent from the first urban... Freeman, John
CULANTH 219S INTRO TO PERFORMANCE STUDIES Introduction to field of performance studies, with examples drawn from music, dance, theatre,... Rogers, Bradley
CULANTH 238S POLITICS OF FOOD Explores the food system through fieldwork, study, and guest lectures that include farmers,... Thompson, Charles
CULANTH 241 MIGRANT CHINA Introduction to the study of contemporary China, including Taiwan and the Chinese Diaspora. Key... Litzinger, Ralph
CULANTH 255 WORLD OF KOREAN CINEMA The world of Korean cinema, broadly defined in terms of national, generic, theoretical boundaries,... Kwon, Nayoung
CULANTH 258S OUR CULINARY CULTURES Documentary approach to the world of food using fieldwork research. Topics of food and its... Alexander, Kelly
CULANTH 261D RACE, GENOMICS, AND SOCIETY Integrated analysis of historical and contemporary aspects of `race and genetics/genomics'. Focus... Royal, Charmaine
CULANTH 261D RACE, GENOMICS, AND SOCIETY Integrated analysis of historical and contemporary aspects of `race and genetics/genomics'. Focus... Royal, Charmaine
CULANTH 261D RACE, GENOMICS, AND SOCIETY Integrated analysis of historical and contemporary aspects of `race and genetics/genomics'. Focus... Royal, Charmaine
CULANTH 261D RACE, GENOMICS, AND SOCIETY Integrated analysis of historical and contemporary aspects of `race and genetics/genomics'. Focus... Royal, Charmaine
CULANTH 261D RACE, GENOMICS, AND SOCIETY Integrated analysis of historical and contemporary aspects of `race and genetics/genomics'. Focus... Royal, Charmaine
CULANTH 262S DOCUMENTING BLACK EXPERIENCES Interpretations of the black diaspora in documentary film from slavery to the present.... Tyson, Timothy
CULANTH 269 BLACK GODS AND KINGS Surveys the spiritual, political and economic experience of those who worship African gods West and... Matory, J.
CULANTH 278 SEX/GENDER - NATURE/NURTURE Debates about sexuality, sex, and gender hinge on radically different ideas about relative effects... Williams, Christina
CULANTH 290 CURRENT ISSUES (TOPICS) Selected topics in methodology, theory, or area. Instructor: Staff Parish, Erin
CULANTH 290S CURRENT ISSUES (TOPICS) Same as Cultural Anthropology 290 except instruction is provided in seminar format. Instructor:... Soule, Jacob
CULANTH 290S CURRENT ISSUES (TOPICS) Same as Cultural Anthropology 290 except instruction is provided in seminar format. Instructor:... Hansen, Mark
CULANTH 290S CURRENT ISSUES (TOPICS) Same as Cultural Anthropology 290 except instruction is provided in seminar format. Instructor:... Dahiya, Annu
CULANTH 295S ANTHROPOLOGY OF CHILDHOOD What does it mean to be and to raise a child? This course begins with the premise that... Wesolowski, Katya
CULANTH 301 THEORETICAL FOUNDATIONS Major schools and theories of cultural anthropology. Open to seniors and juniors. Sophomores by... Nelson, Diane
CULANTH 302 FIELDWORK METHODS Anthropology as a discipline (a field of study) and the site where anthropologists work: the field... Litzinger, Ralph
CULANTH 305S WHITE SUPREMACY Against the cross-cultural backdrop of other systems of hereditary privilege and of the political... Matory, J.
CULANTH 310S CONFLICT ANALYSIS IN AFRICA Utilizes four case studies to outline components of conflict analysis in Africa. Examines regional... Smith, Stephen
CULANTH 323 FUND. OF GLOBAL MENTAL HEALTH Examines global mental health from perspectives of culture, public health, epidemiology, human... Puffer, Eve
CULANTH 327S PILGRIMAGE Documentary and anthropological approaches to understanding . Different cultures, religions,... Thompson, Charles
CULANTH 332S RACE IN DURHAM Individual student research, archival and interview-based, on the history and current status of... Lau, Barbara A
CULANTH 336 HOLLYWOOD AND AFRICA This course on Hollywood films about Africa from classics such as "African Queen" (East Africa), "... Smith, Stephen
CULANTH 346S MEMORY BANDITS This seminar introduces students to multiple approaches to how to create memory, with a focus on... Kirk, Robin
CULANTH 397S LANGUAGE IN IMMIGRANT AMERICA Discussion of issues of language in the context of immigration in the United States, from the turn... Baran, Dominika
CULANTH 403S POLITICS OF MEMORY Explores political contexts, and often competing visions, surrounding construction and reproduction... Silverblatt, Irene
CULANTH 409 SURVIVING GLOBALIZATION Global Change entails a multiplicity of environmental, social, economic, political and cultural... Crichlow, Michaeline
CULANTH 415S INTERETHNIC INTIMACIES Critical examination of cultural dynamics, political economies, and ethical implications of... Kwon, Nayoung
CULANTH 424-1 MEDICAL ANTHROPOLOGY Cross-cultural study of health and illness. Instructor: Solomon Solomon, Harris
CULANTH 424K MEDICAL ANTHROPOLOGY Cross cultural experiences and understanding of health and illness, the body and non-biological... Burns, Allan
CULANTH 439 QUEER CHINA Examines queer discourses, cultures, and social formations in China, Greater China, and the global... Rojas, Carlos
CULANTH 440S GAMES AND CULTURE Examines analog and computer games from a cultural perspective. Explores how prevailing culture and... Ginsburg, Shai
CULANTH 481 LIVING/DYING/HEALING IN RUSSIA Explores ways historical, cultural, political forces shape major moments of the life course and the... Gheith, Jehanne
CULANTH 498S SENIOR DISTINCTION SEMINAR No credit for Cultural Anthropology 498S without satisfactory completion of Cultural Anthropology... Smithson, Brian
CULANTH 539S QUEER CHINA Examines queer discourses, cultures, and social formations in China, Greater China, and the global... Rojas, Carlos
CULANTH 562S AFRICAN CITIES If the predominant mode of development in African cities is informal and unplanned giving rise to... Makhulu, Anne-Maria
CULANTH 605 EAST ASIAN CULTURAL ST East Asia as a historical and geographical category of knowledge emerging within the various... Ching, Leo
CULANTH 611 GLOBAL MENTAL HEALTH Examination of global mental health from perspectives of culture, public health, epidemiology,... Kaiser, Bronwyn
CULANTH 641S CITIZEN/SUBJECT:NEOLIBERAL AGE Explores studies of citizenship, quests to belong to a place, and institutional mechanisms people... Crichlow, Michaeline
CULANTH 715S NATIONALISM Focuses on anthropological approaches to the nation-state, nationalist movements, and state... Silverblatt, Irene
CULANTH 727S DISSERTATION WRITERS' WORKSHOP Weekly seminar for Cultural Anthropology students who have returned from fieldwork and are in the... Allison, Anne
CULANTH 730S STUDIES IN ETHNOMUSICOL(TOP) A theoretical and methodological exploration of ethnomusicological approaches to the study of music... Meintjes, Louise
CULANTH 746S CRITICAL GENEALOGIES This course serves as an in-depth investigation into the many different theoretical traditions that... Hasso, Frances
CULANTH 747S THEORIZING ENVIRONMENT Readings in environment, political ecology, and the socio-cultural/political economic construction... Folch, Christine
CULANTH 801S THEORIES CULTURAL ANTHRO A two-semester seminar in which the historical development of the field and its modern currents and... Piot, Charles
CULANTH 804S GRANT WRITING This course focuses on the development of the dissertation research proposal and the preparation of... Solomon, Harris
CULANTH 80S STUDIES-SPECIAL TOPICS Opportunities for first-year students to engage with a specific issue in cultural anthropology,... Galbraith, Patrick
CULANTH 890S ADVANCED SELECTED TOPICS Special topics in methodology, theory, or area. Consent of instructor required. Instructor: Staff Allison, Anne
CULANTH 890S ADVANCED SELECTED TOPICS Special topics in methodology, theory, or area. Consent of instructor required. Instructor: Staff Grosz, Elizabeth
CULANTH 89S FIRST-YEAR SEMINAR (TOP) Topics vary each semester offered. Instructor: Staff Jiménez, Alicia