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Spring 2013

Course Title Instructor Section Time Room
CULANTH 590S
Seminar Selected Topics Holsey, Bayo 02 Tu 06:15 PM-08:45 PM Friedl Bdg 240

Course Description

Same as Cultural Anthropology 590 except instruction provided in seminar format. Instructor: Staff
CULANTH 590S
Seminar Selected Topics Crichlow, Michaeline 03 M 06:15 PM-08:45 PM Crowell 106

Course Description

Same as Cultural Anthropology 590 except instruction provided in seminar format. Instructor: Staff
CULANTH 611S
Global Mental Health Puffer, Eve 01 TuTh 01:25 PM-02:40 PM Trent 124

Course Description

Examines epidemiology and social context of mental disorders globally. Topics include basic epidemiology of most common mental disorders; challenges with definition & classification of mental disorders; epidemiological methods; mental disorders in the context of HIV/AIDS; disaster/emergency mental health; special populations; approaches to treatment; & barriers to treatment such as stigma. Course utilizes a social epidemiology perspective; focuses on social, economic, & cultural determinants & consequences of mental health problems across the lifecourse. Course designed for graduate students & advanced undergraduates. Prior research methods course recommended. Instructor: Maselko and Puffer
CULANTH 727S
Dissertation Writers' Workshop Wesolowski, Katya 01 W 03:05 PM-05:35 PM White 105

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 802S
Theories Cultural Anthro Matory, J. 01 Tu 03:05 PM-05:55 PM Friedl Bdg 118

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 McIntosh, Laurie 01 Th 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 Piot, Charles 01 TuTh 10:05 AM-11:20 AM SEE INSTRU

Course Description

Special topics in methodology, theory, or area. Consent of instructor required. Instructor: Staff
CULANTH 890S
Advanced Selected Topics Kaufman, Mara 02 Tu 06:15 PM-08:45 PM Friedl Bdg 204

Course Description

Special topics in methodology, theory, or area. Consent of instructor required. Instructor: Staff
CULANTH 890S
Advanced Selected Topics Kaufman, Mara 02 Tu 06:15 PM-08:45 PM Friedl Bdg 204

Course Description

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