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Summer II 2015

Course Title Instructor Section Time Room
CULANTH 101
Intro To Cultural Anthro Brown, Layla 01M MTuWThF 10:00 AM-12:05 PM Perkins 065

Course Description

Theoretical approaches to analyzing cultural beliefs and practices cross-culturally; application of specific approaches to case material from present and/or past cultures. Instructor: Staff
CULANTH 101
Intro To Cultural Anthro Brown, Layla 01M MTuWThF 10:00 AM-12:05 PM Perkins 065

Course Description

Theoretical approaches to analyzing cultural beliefs and practices cross-culturally; application of specific approaches to case material from present and/or past cultures. Instructor: Staff
CULANTH 170
Advertising/society: Global Collier, Richard 01M MTuWThF 02:00 PM-04:05 PM Allen 103

Course Description

History and development of commercial advertising; advertising as a reflector and/or creator of social and cultural values; advertisements as cultural myths; effects on children, women, and ethnic minorities; advertising and language; relation to political and economic structure; and advertising and world culture. Emphasis on American society complemented by case studies of advertising in Canada, Japan, Mexico, Russia, Western Europe, and selected other countries. Instructor: O'Barr
CULANTH 290S
Current Issues (topics) Stone, Heather 01 MTuWThF 09:30 AM-10:45 AM Perkins 060

Course Description

Same as Cultural Anthropology 290 except instruction is provided in seminar format. Instructor: Staff
CULANTH 290S
Current Issues (topics) Cross, Jason 03M MTuWThF 10:00 AM-12:05 PM Perkins 070

Course Description

Same as Cultural Anthropology 290 except instruction is provided in seminar format. Instructor: Staff
CULANTH 291
Independent Study Staff, Departmental 05 12:00 AM-12:00 AM TBA

Course Description

Individual non-research directed study in a field of special interest on a previously approved topic, under the supervision of a faculty member, resulting in an academic product. With consent of instructor and director of undergraduate studies. One course. Instructor: Staff
CULANTH 293
Research Independent Study Staff, Departmental 05 12:00 AM-12:00 AM TBA

Course Description

Individual research in a field of special interest under the supervision of a faculty member, the central goal of which is a substantive paper or written report containing significant analysis and interpretation of a previously approved topic. With consent of instructor and director of undergraduate studies. Instructor: Staff
CULANTH 293
Research Independent Study Staff, Departmental 10 12:00 AM-12:00 AM TBA

Course Description

Individual research in a field of special interest under the supervision of a faculty member, the central goal of which is a substantive paper or written report containing significant analysis and interpretation of a previously approved topic. With consent of instructor and director of undergraduate studies. Instructor: Staff
CULANTH 304SA
Politics, Turkey, Middle East Goknar, Erdag 01 12:00 AM-12:00 AM TBA

Course Description

Examination of cultural identity and politics in Turkey and modern Middle East. Using Istanbul as a classroom, considers how representations of the Middle East are contested and gendered, analyzing such icons as "veiled women" and "terrorist men" and political implications of such representations. Topics include emergence of new social movements and paradoxes of secularism, Islamism, globalization, and neoliberalism in various settings. Offered only in the Duke in Turkey program. Instructor: Göknar, Gökariksel
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