The is a representative list of courses offered by the department and should not be used for schedule planning. For accurate and up-to-date course listings and information, Duke students should log into ACES.

Fall 2014

Course Title Instructor Section Time Room
CULANTH 501S
Anthropology And History Ho, Engseng 01 W 04:40 PM-07:10 PM Friedl Bdg 118

Course Description

Recent scholarship that combines anthropology and history, including culture history, ethnohistory, the study of mentalit, structural history, and cultural biography. The value of the concept of culture to history and the concepts of duration and event for anthropology. Instructor: Staff
CULANTH 590S
Seminar Selected Topics Litzinger, Ralph 01 Th 06:15 PM-08:45 PM Friedl Bdg 204

Course Description

Same as Cultural Anthropology 590 except instruction provided in seminar format. Instructor: Staff
CULANTH 590S
Seminar Selected Topics Mignolo, Walter 02 M 04:40 PM-07:10 PM TBA

Course Description

Same as Cultural Anthropology 590 except instruction provided in seminar format. Instructor: Staff
CULANTH 605
East Asian Cultural St Ching, Leo 01 W 01:25 PM-03:55 PM Social Sciences 105

Course Description

East Asia as a historical and geographical category of knowledge emerging within the various processes of global movements (imperialism, colonialism, economic regionalism). Instructor consent required. Instructor: Ching
CULANTH 611
Global Mental Health Kohrt, Brandon 02 Th 03:05 PM-05:35 PM Allen 306

Course Description

Examination of global mental health from perspectives of culture, public health, epidemiology, human rights, policy, and intervention. Disciplines include cross-cultural psychiatry, medical anthropology, public mental health, and economics. Topics include ethics, stigma, cross-cultural classification of mental health, ethnopsychology, trauma, violence, disasters, and displacement. Populations include children, ethnic minorities, refugees, survivors of complex emergencies, and persons with chronic disease. Course highlights mixed-methods approaches to research and intervention evaluation. Designed for graduate students & advanced undergraduates. Prior research methods course recommended. Instructor: Puffer or Kohrt
CULANTH 641S
Citizen/subject:neoliberal Age Crichlow, Michaeline 01 M 06:15 PM-08:45 PM Friedl Bdg 240

Course Description

Explores studies of citizenship, quests to belong to a place, and institutional mechanisms people deem sacred, and others, profane and dispensable. Focuses on the ways African, Caribbean and Pacific peoples have adapted identitarian constructions to develop narratives of home. Case studies using ethnographic, historical, sociological and visual methods are used to investigate how particular claims are pursued in clamoring for citizenship in various communities. Instructor: Crichlow
CULANTH 716S
Capitalism Makhulu, Anne-Maria 01 Tu 10:05 AM-12:35 PM Carr 241

Course Description

This course introduces students to some of the debates relating to the current financial crisis
CULANTH 727S
Dissertation Writers' Workshop Meintjes, Louise 01 M 04:40 PM-07:10 PM Friedl Bdg 216

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 Nelson, Diane 01 F 03:05 PM-05:35 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 804S
Grant Writing Allison, Anne 01 Tu 03:05 PM-05:35 PM Friedl Bdg 118

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 Piot, Charles 03 Th 10:05 AM-12:35 PM Carr 241

Course Description

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