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Spring 2015

Course Title Instructor Section Time Room
CULANTH 590
Selected Topics Crichlow, Michaeline 03 W 04:40 PM-07:10 PM Crowell 108

Course Description

Special topics in methodology, theory, or area. Instructor: Staff
CULANTH 590S
Seminar Selected Topics Rojas-Sotelo, Miguel 01 MW 10:05 AM-11:20 AM LSRC D243

Course Description

Same as Cultural Anthropology 590 except instruction provided in seminar format. Instructor: Staff
CULANTH 660
Health In The African Diaspora Royal, Charmaine 01 MW 11:45 AM-01:00 PM Friedl Bdg 118

Course Description

Exposes and explores the individual and joint contributions of biological and non-biological factors to health and wellbeing in peoples from various regions and countries of the African Diaspora. The course draws on a variety of disciplines, modes of inquiry, and health problems in comparative analyses of genetic, historical, political, and sociocultural dimensions of the African Diaspora. The content of the course is not limited to the transatlantic African Diaspora, includes other African Diaspora streams. Instructor: Royal
CULANTH 727S
Dissertation Writers' Workshop Wesolowski, Katya 01 Tu 11:45 AM-02:15 PM Friedl Bdg 118

Course Description

Weekly seminar for Cultural Anthropology students who have returned from fieldwork and are in the process of writing up their dissertations. Each seminar will focus on a particular aspect of anthropological writing: the introduction and conclusion to a thesis, for example, or when/where/how to lay out methodology, literature review, and positionality. As integrating ethnography and theory is particular to our discipline, emphasis will be placed on examining different strategies, techniques, styles, and tropes for doing this. Instructor: Staff
CULANTH 790S
Special Topics Staff, Departmental 01 M 04:40 PM-07:10 PM Franklin Center 230

Course Description

Same as Linguistics 890 except instruction is provided in a seminar format. Instructor: Staff
CULANTH 802S
Theories Cultural Anthro Ho, Engseng 01 W 04:40 PM-06:40 PM White 106

Course Description

A two-semester seminar in which the historical development of the field and its modern currents and debates are examined and discussed. Particular topics to be chosen by the instructors. Instructor: Staff
CULANTH 803S
Research Methods Portfolio Sem O'Barr, William 01 M 03:05 PM-05:35 PM Friedl Bdg 118

Course Description

In addition to exploring a range of research methods, students work on their field reading lists and other elements of their portfolios and begin to develop the dissertation proposal. Required course for CA graduate students in the second year. Instructor: Staff
CULANTH 890S
Advanced Selected Topics Meintjes, Louise 01 Tu 04:40 PM-07:10 PM Friedl Bdg 118

Course Description

Special topics in methodology, theory, or area. Consent of instructor required. Instructor: Staff
CULANTH 890S
Advanced Selected Topics Allison, Anne 02 Th 03:05 PM-05:35 PM Carr 137

Course Description

Special topics in methodology, theory, or area. Consent of instructor required. Instructor: Staff
CULANTH 890S
Advanced Selected Topics Wilson, Ara 05 Tu 10:05 AM-12:35 PM Bivins 109

Course Description

Special topics in methodology, theory, or area. Consent of instructor required. Instructor: Staff
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