Courses

0-99 Advanced Placement Credit; House Courses; First-Year Seminars; First-Year Writing; Registrar/Department special purpose
100-199 Introductory-level undergraduate courses; basic skills/activity courses; foundation courses; Focus program courses
200-399 Undergraduate courses above introductory level
400-499 Advanced undergraduate, senior seminars, capstone courses, honors thesis courses
500-699 Graduate courses open to advanced undergraduates
700-999 Graduate only courses (not open to undergraduates)

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Number Title Codes
CULANTH 80S Studies in Special Topics
CULANTH 89S First-Year Seminar
CULANTH 101 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology CCI, CZ, SS
CULANTH 101D Introduction to Cultural Anthropology CCI, CZ, SS
CULANTH 104 Introduction to Human Rights: Gateway for the Human Rights Certificate
CULANTH 104FS Human Rights: Back to the Future CCI, EI, ALP, CZ
CULANTH 105 Introduction to African Studies (DS3 or DS4) CCI, ALP, CZ
CULANTH 106S The Documentary Experience: A Video Approach R, ALP, SS
CULANTH 107 Introduction to Sustainable Development CCI, EI, SS
CULANTH 113FS Enterprising Leadership and Civic Engagement EI, SS
CULANTH 130 Anthropology and Film SS
CULANTH 131 World Music: Aesthetic and Anthropological Approaches CCI, ALP, CZ
CULANTH 133S African Mbira Music: An Experiential Learning Class CCI, ALP, CZ
CULANTH 137 Music, Social Life, and Scenes CCI, R, W, ALP, CZ
CULANTH 140S Empires in Modern European History CCI, CZ, SS
CULANTH 148 Israel/Palestine: Comparative Perspectives CCI, EI, SS
CULANTH 150 Anthropology of Food CCI, STS, SS
CULANTH 153FS Borderline Humans: How Walls (and Bridges) Define Us CCI, EI, CZ, SS
CULANTH 167S Gateway Seminar: Nationalism: Ideology, Technology, Globalization CCI, CZ, SS
CULANTH 170 Advertising and Society: Global Perspective (DS4) CCI, SS
CULANTH 170D Advertising and Society: Global Perspective (DS4) CCI, SS
CULANTH 171 Business Anthropology: Anthropologists in the Workplace CCI, SS
CULANTH 190A Duke-Administered Study Abroad: Introductory Special Topics in Cultural Anthropology
CULANTH 190FS Special Topics in Focus
CULANTH 190S Topics in Cultural Anthropology
CULANTH 190SA Duke-Administered Study Abroad: Special Topics in Cultural Anthropology
CULANTH 195 Comparative Approaches to Global Issues CCI, W, CZ, SS
CULANTH 196FS Patient and Research Participant Activism and Advocacy STS, W, SS
CULANTH 201 Introduction to Linguistics CCI, SS
CULANTH 202 Languages of the World CCI, SS
CULANTH 203 Marxism and Society EI, CZ, SS
CULANTH 205 The Law and Language CCI, EI, CZ, SS
CULANTH 207 Anthropology of Sports CCI, CZ, SS
CULANTH 208 The Anthropology of Race CCI, EI, SS
CULANTH 208FS The Anthropology of Race CCI, EI, SS
CULANTH 209 Arab Cultures: Literature, Politics, History CCI, ALP, CZ
CULANTH 210 Global Culture CCI, SS
CULANTH 211FS Geopolitics and Culture from ISIS to Afghanistan CCI, ALP, CZ
CULANTH 212 Language and Society CCI, SS
CULANTH 213 Cyborgs CCI, STS, W, SS
CULANTH 214S Shamanism and Spirit Possession CCI, EI, R, CZ, SS
CULANTH 215S Indian Civilization CCI, EI, W, CZ, SS
CULANTH 216S Global Migration and Ethics EI, SS
CULANTH 218S Anthropology and Global Health EI, STS, SS
CULANTH 219S Introduction to Performance Studies CCI, W, ALP
CULANTH 220FS Global 'Mixed Race' Studies CCI, EI, STS, SS
CULANTH 220S Global 'Mixed Race' Studies CCI, STS, SS
CULANTH 221SL Capoeira: Practice and Culture CCI, W, ALP, SS
CULANTH 222S Sound in Social Life CCI, STS, ALP
CULANTH 222SA Sound in Social Life CCI, STS, ALP, SS
CULANTH 223S Global Stories, Local Issues CCI, EI, R, SS
CULANTH 224S Muslim Women Across the Ages CCI, W, CZ, SS
CULANTH 225 Stimulants and Society CCI, STS, SS
CULANTH 228FS Human Rights on Camera CCI, EI, STS, ALP, SS
CULANTH 232 Gender and Language CCI, R, SS
CULANTH 234S Anthropology and Education CCI, EI, SS
CULANTH 235 African Music: Sound, History, Culture, Politics CCI, EI, STS, ALP, SS
CULANTH 236S Farmworkers in North Carolina: Roots of Poverty, Roots of Change CCI, EI, CZ, SS
CULANTH 238S Politics of Food: Land, Labor, Health, and Economics CCI, EI, R, ALP
CULANTH 240 Love and Loneliness: What's Happening to Relationships in the Twenty-First Century? CCI, EI, CZ, SS
CULANTH 241 Migrant China CCI, CZ, SS
CULANTH 243 Culture and Politics in Latin America CCI, EI, CZ, SS
CULANTH 245S Human Rights in the Americas CCI, W, CZ
CULANTH 246S Civil/Human Rights Activism: In the Spirit of Pauli Murray CCI, R, ALP, CZ
CULANTH 250 Muslim World: Transformations and Continuities CCI, SS
CULANTH 251S School Dropout and Educational Policy CCI, R, W, SS
CULANTH 254 Cultures and Politics of the America Borderlands CCI, EI, STS, SS
CULANTH 255 World of Korean Cinema CCI, EI, ALP, CZ
CULANTH 256 Islamic Civilization I CCI, EI, CZ
CULANTH 257 Islamic Civilization II CCI, EI, CZ
CULANTH 258S Our Culinary Cultures CCI, W, ALP
CULANTH 259S Around the Bloc: Cold War Culture in the USSR and Eastern Europe CCI, EI, CZ, SS
CULANTH 261D Race, Genomics, and Society EI, STS, NS, SS
CULANTH 262S Documenting Black Experiences CCI, ALP, CZ
CULANTH 263 Black Europe: Race, Ethnicity and Diaspora in Contemporary Europe CCI, EI, CZ, SS
CULANTH 263S Black Europe: Race, Ethnicity and Diaspora in Contemporary Europe CCI, EI, CZ, SS
CULANTH 269 Black Gods and Kings: Priests and Practices of the Afro-Atlantic Religions CCI, EI, CZ, SS
CULANTH 271 Gender and Culture CCI, SS
CULANTH 275T-1 Voices in Cultural Anthropology: Advertising in Spanish
CULANTH 275T-2 Voices in Cultural Anthropology: Advertising in French
CULANTH 278 Sex/Gender - Nature/Nurture: Intersections of Biology and Society STS, NS
CULANTH 280S Ethics of Ethnography: In the Field and on the Page EI, R, W, SS
CULANTH 283S Istanbul: City of Two Continents CCI, CZ
CULANTH 283S Istanbul: Religion, Politics and Cosmopolitanism
CULANTH 284 Ritual, Performance, and Religion CCI, ALP, CZ
CULANTH 285SL Death, Burial, and Justice in the Americas EI, SS
CULANTH 290 Current Issues in Anthropology
CULANTH 290A Duke-Administered Study Abroad: Special Topics in Cultural Anthropology
CULANTH 290S Current Issues in Anthropology
CULANTH 291 Independent Study
CULANTH 293 Research Independent Study R
CULANTH 295S Anthropology of Childhood CCI, W, SS
CULANTH 298S Global Humanitarianism CCI, EI, R, SS
CULANTH 301 Theoretical Foundations of Cultural Anthropology CCI, SS
CULANTH 302 Fieldwork Methods: Cultural Analysis and Interpretation EI, R, W, SS
CULANTH 303S Theory Today: Introduction to the Study of Literature ALP
CULANTH 304SA Women and Gender in the Middle East CCI, EI, CZ
CULANTH 305S White People: In Anthropological Perspective CCI, R, CZ, SS
CULANTH 306 Health, Culture, and the Latino Community CCI, FL
CULANTH 307 Development and Africa CCI, CZ, SS
CULANTH 308S Imagining Human Rights: Science Fiction, Culture, and the Creation of Rights
CULANTH 310S Conflict Analysis in Africa (Case Studies) CCI, CZ, SS
CULANTH 311S Dancing States of Mind: The Self, Social and Political Practice of Dance R, ALP
CULANTH 312 War and Public Health in Africa CCI, EI, CZ, SS
CULANTH 315 Africa, Youth and Democracy CCI, R, SS
CULANTH 322 The Modern Caribbean after Emancipation CCI, CZ
CULANTH 323 Fundamentals of Global Mental Health R, SS
CULANTH 327S Migrations CCI, EI, R, ALP, CZ
CULANTH 329S Undocumented America in Literature CCI, ALP
CULANTH 330S Narratives of Migration CCI, R, ALP
CULANTH 332S Race in Durham CCI, R, SS
CULANTH 333S The Wire CCI, EI, SS
CULANTH 335 The History of Hip-Hop CCI, ALP
CULANTH 336 Hollywood and Africa: Case Studies in Filmic Representation CCI, W, ALP
CULANTH 341 Life and Death: Global Perspectives CCI, EI, CZ, SS
CULANTH 342 Displacements: Migration and Human Trafficking CCI, EI, R, ALP, SS
CULANTH 343A Themes in Chinese Culture and History CCI, CZ, SS
CULANTH 345S Energy Futures and Environmental Justice CCI, STS, SS
CULANTH 346S The Connection between Human Rights, Memory and How Societies Create Memorials EI, ALP
CULANTH 347S The University as a Culture: A Survivor's Guide CCI, EI, CZ, SS
CULANTH 347T Memory Bandits: Human Rights, Duke's History and a Plan to Expand History-Telling CCI, EI, R, ALP, SS
CULANTH 348A The Politics of Salsa: Music, Urban Spaces and Globalization CCI, FL, ALP
CULANTH 350 Anthropology of Money CCI, EI, CZ, SS
CULANTH 352A From Enlightenment Culture to Popular Culture CCI, FL, SS
CULANTH 360 Global Apple: Life and Death and the Digital Revolution EI, STS, CZ, SS
CULANTH 360S Global Apple: Life and Death and the Digital Revolution EI, STS, CZ, SS
CULANTH 361S African Cities, Development, and Climate Change CCI, EI, SS
CULANTH 364S Minor Japan CCI, EI, ALP, CZ
CULANTH 365S The World of Japanese Pop Culture CCI, ALP, CZ
CULANTH 366S Trauma and Space in Asia CCI, ALP, CZ
CULANTH 367S Mayas, Aztecs, and Incas: The World According to the Indigenous People of Latin America EI, FL, R, CZ
CULANTH 368 Visualizing the Caribbean CCI, R, ALP, SS
CULANTH 382SA Transnational Muslims in Germany: Politics of Migration, Religion, and Culture CCI, EI, CZ, SS
CULANTH 383 Cities and City Life in Italy CCI, ALP, CZ
CULANTH 383A Cities and City Life in Italy CCI, ALP, CZ
CULANTH 385S Race, Gender and Culture of the African Diaspora CCI, CZ, SS
CULANTH 389S Food, Culture, and Society CCI, EI, CZ, SS
CULANTH 390SA Duke-Administered Study Abroad: Special Topics in Cultural Anthropology
CULANTH 393A-1 Research Independent Study on Contemporary China R
CULANTH 396AS Health Policy in Transition: Challenges for China CCI, EI, STS, CZ, SS
CULANTH 397S Language in Immigrant America CCI, R, ALP
CULANTH 399 Global Russia CCI, EI, CZ, SS
CULANTH 399A Global Russia CCI, EI, CZ, SS
CULANTH 401S Indigenous Americas
CULANTH 403S Politics and Obligations of Memory CCI, EI, CZ, SS
CULANTH 406S South African Life Histories CCI, R, W, CZ
CULANTH 409 Surviving Globalization: The Global South and the Development Imagination CCI, EI, SS
CULANTH 414S Research in Human Rights CCI, EI, R, SS
CULANTH 415S Interethnic Intimacies: Production and Consumption CCI, EI, ALP, CZ
CULANTH 417S The Middle East: From Facebook to Film CCI, CZ, SS
CULANTH 418S Meaning, Mattering, and Black Being-in-the-World: Towards a Critical Theory of Race and Value CCI, W, CZ
CULANTH 419S Global Environmentalism and the Politics of Nature CCI, STS, CZ, SS
CULANTH 422 Myth, Ritual, Symbol CCI, W, CZ, SS
CULANTH 423 Sex and Money CCI, SS
CULANTH 424-1 Medical Anthropology CCI, EI, STS, SS
CULANTH 425 Globalization and Anti-Globalization CCI, CZ, SS
CULANTH 431 Anthropologie Economique
CULANTH 432S Gender, Sex and Citizenship CCI, EI, SS
CULANTH 434S Cultures of New Media STS, ALP, SS
CULANTH 438S Techno-Orientalism: Asian/America, (Post)Human and Science Fiction CCI, ALP, CZ
CULANTH 439 Queer China CCI, EI, ALP, CZ
CULANTH 440S Games and Culture: Gateway to the Study of Games CCI, SS
CULANTH 450S The Global Caribbean CCI, EI, R, SS
CULANTH 463S Nightmare Japan CCI, EI, R, ALP, CZ
CULANTH 465S Global Cities CCI, EI, SS
CULANTH 470S Capstone: Research in Human Rights R, W
CULANTH 473 Two Koreas: History, Society and Culture CCI, ALP, CZ
CULANTH 481 Living, Dying, Healing in Russia CCI, EI, SS
CULANTH 490 Advanced Special Topics in Cultural Anthropology
CULANTH 490S Special Topics
CULANTH 495S Latino/as in the Global South Capstone - Global/Local Contexts CCI, CZ, SS
CULANTH 498S Senior Seminar Distinction Program Sequence R
CULANTH 499S Senior Seminar Distinction Program Sequence W
CULANTH 501S Anthropology and History SS
CULANTH 502S Race, Class, and Gender in the University CCI, EI, CZ, SS
CULANTH 503S The Black Radical Tradition: COVID-19, #JusticeForGeorgeFloyd, and the Movement for Black Lives CCI, EI, SS
CULANTH 511S The Fetish: The Role of Things in Spiritual, Economic, and Sexual Life CCI, EI, CZ, SS
CULANTH 520 Eco-Media: Studies in Planetary Futures CCI, CZ, SS
CULANTH 520S Eco-Media: Studies in Planetary Futures CCI, EI, CZ, SS
CULANTH 525S Culture, Power, History CCI, SS
CULANTH 530S Millennial Capitalisms: Global Perspectives CCI, R, CZ, SS
CULANTH 533 Culture and Explosion: How Russian Culture Changed the World CCI, STS, ALP, CZ
CULANTH 535S Race, Racism, and Democracy CCI, W, SS
CULANTH 539S Queer China CCI, EI, ALP, CZ
CULANTH 540S Masculinities CCI, R, CZ, SS
CULANTH 545S Transnationalism and Public Culture CCI, SS
CULANTH 555S Development, Modernity, and Social Movements CCI, SS
CULANTH 560S African Modernities CCI, SS
CULANTH 561S Global Africa CCI, EI, SS
CULANTH 562S African Cities CCI, SS
CULANTH 563S Nightmare Japan CCI, EI, R, ALP, CZ
CULANTH 565S The World of Japanese Pop Culture CCI, R, ALP, CZ
CULANTH 570S Ethnohistory of Latin America CCI, R, CZ, SS
CULANTH 590 Selected Topics
CULANTH 590S Seminar in Selected Topics
CULANTH 594S Cultural (Con)Fusions of Asians and Africans CCI, CZ, SS
CULANTH 605 East Asian Cultural Studies CCI, R, ALP, CZ
CULANTH 610S Africa, Cuba, Brazil: Great Powers of the Black Atlantic CCI, CZ, SS
CULANTH 611 Global Mental Health CCI, R, STS, NS, SS
CULANTH 641S Citizen and Subject in a Neoliberal Age CCI, EI, SS
CULANTH 660 Health in the African Diaspora CCI, EI, STS, SS
CULANTH 705S Popular Culture, Theories and Practices
CULANTH 706S Popular Culture: Theory and Ethnography
CULANTH 709S Science, Medicine, and the Body
CULANTH 710S Foucault and Anthropology
CULANTH 715S Nationalism
CULANTH 716S Capitalism
CULANTH 720S Postcolonialism and Its Cultures
CULANTH 721S Violence: Anthropological Approaches
CULANTH 725S Anthropology and the Religious Imagination
CULANTH 726S Governmentality
CULANTH 727S Dissertation Writers' Workshop
CULANTH 728S Development: History, Theory, Politics
CULANTH 729S Space and Power
CULANTH 731S Critical Ethnographies
CULANTH 735S Anthropology and History
CULANTH 740S Space, Place, and Power
CULANTH 741S Globalization
CULANTH 742S Nature/Culture
CULANTH 743S Anthropology of Media and Mediation
CULANTH 744S Mobility
CULANTH 745S The Anthropology of the Facts of Life
CULANTH 746S Critical Genealogies
CULANTH 747S Theorizing Environment
CULANTH 748S Infrastructure and/as Ethics
CULANTH 750S Citizenship
CULANTH 751S Theorizing the Anthropocene
CULANTH 755S Africa in a Global Age
CULANTH 760 Indigenous Medicine and Global Health
CULANTH 790S Special Topics in Linguistics
CULANTH 791 Special Readings
CULANTH 793 Individual Research in Cultural Anthropology
CULANTH 801S Theories in Cultural Anthropology
CULANTH 802S Theories in Cultural Anthropology
CULANTH 803S Research Methods/ Porfolio Seminar
CULANTH 804S Grant Writing
CULANTH 890 Advanced Selected Topics
CULANTH 890 Advanced Selected Topics
CULANTH 890D Advanced Selected Topics
CULANTH 890S Advanced Selected Topics