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Fall 2012

Course Title Instructor Section Time Room
CULANTH 525S
Culture, Power, History Stein, Rebecca 01 W 03:05 PM-05:35 PM Crowell 106

Course Description

Debates in cultural theory and anthropology: identity and nationalism, memory and tradition, globalization, and poststructuralist, feminist and postcolonial theory. Some previous coursework in anthropology and or cultural theory recommended. Instructor: Starn and Stein
CULANTH 565
World Of Jpn Pop Ching, Leo 01 Tu 01:25 PM-03:55 PM SEE INSTRU

Course Description

An examination of modern Japanese culture through a variety of media including literary texts, cultural representations, and films. Different material each year; may be repeated for credit. (Same as Asian and Middle Eastern Studies 365 but requires extra assignments.) Instructor: Ching
CULANTH 590S
Seminar Selected Topics Mignolo, Walter 01 M 04:40 PM-07:10 PM Friedl Bdg 118

Course Description

Same as Cultural Anthropology 590 except instruction provided in seminar format. Instructor: Staff
CULANTH 716S
Financial Crisis Makhulu, Anne-Maria 01 Tu 10:05 AM-12:35 PM Friedl Bdg 118

Course Description

This course introduces students to some of the debates relating to the current financial crisis
CULANTH 727S
Dissertation Writers' Workshop Litzinger, Ralph 01 F 03:05 PM-05:35 PM Friedl Bdg 204

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 801S
Theories Cultural Anthro Litzinger, Ralph 01 Th 01:25 PM-03:55 PM West Duke 204

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 804S
Grant Writing McIntosh, Laurie 01 M 03:05 PM-05:35 PM Friedl Bdg 204

Course Description

This course focuses on the development of the dissertation research proposal and the preparation of grant proposals. Required for CA graduate students in the third year. Instructor: Staff
CULANTH 890S
Advanced Selected Topics Allison, Anne 01 Th 10:05 AM-12:35 PM Friedl Bdg 118

Course Description

Special topics in methodology, theory, or area. Consent of instructor required. Instructor: Staff
CULANTH 890S
Advanced Selected Topics Solomon, Harris 03 Tu 01:25 PM-03:55 PM Bivins 114

Course Description

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