Fall 2020

Course Number Title Course Description Instructor
CULANTH 101 INTRO TO CULTURAL ANTHRO Theoretical approaches to analyzing cultural beliefs and practices cross-culturally; application of... Folch, Christine
CULANTH 105 INTRO TO AFRICAN STUDIES A range of disciplinary perspectives on key topics in contemporary African Studies: nationalism and... Piot, Charles
CULANTH 106S DOC EXPER: A VIDEO APPR A documentary approach to the study of local communities through video production projects assigned... Hawkins, Gary
CULANTH 113FS ENTERPRISING CIVIC ENGAGEMENT An exploration of ways that students can exercise enterprising leadership to develop innovative,... Bergene, Lisa
CULANTH 148 ISRAEL/PALESTINE Introduction to the Israel/Palestine conflict, studied through an interdisciplinary lens, including... Stein, Rebecca
CULANTH 195 COMP APPR GLOBAL ISSUES Introduction to critical transnational studies through several disciplinary approaches. Examines... Harris, Deonte
CULANTH 196FS PATIENT ACTIVISM AND ADVOCACY In the 1960s, patients appropriated the language and tactics of the civil rights movement to... Angrist, Misha
CULANTH 201 INTRO TO LINGUISTICS Introduction to the scientific study of linguistics and languages. Topics include the origin and... Price, Gareth
CULANTH 201 INTRO TO LINGUISTICS Introduction to the scientific study of linguistics and languages. Topics include the origin and... Clements, Gail
CULANTH 203 MARXISM AND SOCIETY Introduction to Marx's core concepts, such as alienation, commodity, and revolution. Includes... Hardt, Michael
CULANTH 209 ARAB CULTURES Explore different facets of modern and contemporary Arab cultures; memoirs, novels, prison... Bardawil, Fadi
CULANTH 212 LANGUAGE AND SOCIETY Course examines language as a social practice, focusing on different aspects of its role in social... Clements, Gail
CULANTH 214S SHAMANISM & SPIRIT POSESSION Anthropological, psychological, and Religious Studies approaches to cross-cultural study of spirit... Freeman, John
CULANTH 215S INDIAN CIVILIZATION Surveys the rise of civilization and kingdoms on the Indian subcontinent from the first urban... Freeman, John
CULANTH 219S INTRO TO PERFORMANCE STUDIES Introduction to field of performance studies, with examples drawn from music, dance, theatre,... Rogers, Bradley
CULANTH 220FS GLOBAL 'MIXED RACE' STUDIES By exploring pioneering and controversial writings from both the social and the biological sciences... Ifekwunigwe, Jayne
CULANTH 223S GLOBAL STORIES, LOCAL ISSUES What stories are there to tell about often overlooked objects and people and places? How can we... Brown, Margaret
CULANTH 234S ANTHROPOLOGY AND EDUCATION Exploration of different conceptions of culture and the importance of employing cultural lenses to... Airall, Zoila
CULANTH 235 AFRICAN MUSIC This class is about the sound, culture, politics and history of African music as heard in the world... Meintjes, Louise
CULANTH 245S HUMAN RIGHTS IN THE AMERICAS This course introduces students to the history of human rights in Latin America, with a focus on... Kirk, Robin
CULANTH 258S OUR CULINARY CULTURES Documentary approach to the world of food using fieldwork research. Topics of food and its... Alexander, Kelly
CULANTH 269 BLACK GODS AND KINGS Surveys the spiritual, political and economic experience of those who worship African gods West and... Matory, J.
CULANTH 278 SEX/GENDER - NATURE/NURTURE Debates about sexuality, sex, and gender hinge on radically different ideas about relative effects... Wilson, Ara
CULANTH 290 CURRENT ISSUES (TOPICS) Selected topics in methodology, theory, or area. Instructor: Staff McClelland, Steven
CULANTH 295S ANTHROPOLOGY OF CHILDHOOD What does it mean to be and to raise a child? This course begins with the premise that childhood... Wesolowski, Katya
CULANTH 302 FIELDWORK METHODS Anthropology as a discipline (a field of study) and the site where anthropologists work: the field... Nelson, Diane
CULANTH 305S WHITE PEOPLE Against the cross-cultural backdrop of other systems of hereditary privilege and of the political... Matory, J.
CULANTH 306 HEALTH, CULTURE, LATINO COMMUN Exploration of health issues in the Spanish-speaking world shaped by social, cultural, political,... Clifford, Joan
CULANTH 306 HEALTH, CULTURE, LATINO COMMUN Exploration of health issues in the Spanish-speaking world shaped by social, cultural, political,... Solorzano, Rosa
CULANTH 341 LIFE AND DEATH Anthropological investigation of customs, practices, and beliefs that get activated when people (... Allison, Anne
CULANTH 342 MIGRATION & HUMAN TRAFFICKING Examination of the meaning of migration in the global world through cross-disciplinary texts and... Crichlow, Michaeline
CULANTH 350 ANTHROPOLOGY OF MONEY We will explore the history and theory of money what it represents, how it circulates, the... Piot, Charles
CULANTH 360 GLOBAL APPLE Examination of the Apple Corporation s development from a Silicon Valley garage operation to a... Litzinger, Ralph
CULANTH 361S AFRICAN CLIMATE CHANGE The displacement of sizeable urban populations as a consequence of climate change renders African... Makhulu, Anne-Maria
CULANTH 365S THE WORLD OF JAPANESE POP CULT An examination of modern Japanese culture through a variety of media including literary texts,... Staff, Departmental
CULANTH 366S TRAUMA IN ASIA Space and Trauma across Asia. Introduces theoretical framework of "trauma discourse;" examines how... Kwon, Nayoung
CULANTH 389S FOOD, CULTURE, & SOCIETY This DukeImmerse course provides a broad overview of food as culture and its role in society.... Fellin, Luciana
CULANTH 399 GLOBAL RUSSIA This course will examine the process of globalization of Russian culture and institutions as... Newcity, Michael
CULANTH 418S RACE & VALUE This course interrogates the ways scholars in the social sciences and humanities have... Harris, Deonte
CULANTH 423 SEX AND MONEY Sexual practices that involve transactions of money in different cultural and historical settings,... Allison, Anne
CULANTH 424-1 MEDICAL ANTHROPOLOGY Cross-cultural study of health and illness. Instructor: Solomon Nelson, Diane
CULANTH 473 TWO KOREAS Introduces the divided histories of North and South Korea and their contemporary legacies in... Kwon, Nayoung
CULANTH 498S SENIOR DISTINCTION SEMINAR No credit for Cultural Anthropology 498S without satisfactory completion of Cultural Anthropology... Daley, Christopher
CULANTH 641S CITIZEN/SUBJECT:NEOLIBERAL AGE Explores studies of citizenship, quests to belong to a place, and institutional mechanisms people... Crichlow, Michaeline
CULANTH 751S THEORIZING THE ANTHROPOCENE Critical engagement with emergent theories of the Anthropocene. This concept is now deployed in... Litzinger, Ralph
CULANTH 801S THEORIES CULTURAL ANTHRO A two-semester seminar in which the historical development of the field and its modern currents and... Makhulu, Anne-Maria
CULANTH 804S GRANT WRITING This course focuses on the development of the dissertation research proposal and the preparation of... Wesolowski, Katya
CULANTH 80S STUDIES-SPECIAL TOPICS Opportunities for first-year students to engage with a specific issue in cultural anthropology,... Webb, Christopher
CULANTH 80S STUDIES-SPECIAL TOPICS Opportunities for first-year students to engage with a specific issue in cultural anthropology,... Silver, Jake
CULANTH 80S STUDIES-SPECIAL TOPICS Opportunities for first-year students to engage with a specific issue in cultural anthropology,... Staff, Departmental
CULANTH 89S FIRST-YEAR SEMINAR (TOP) Topics vary each semester offered. Instructor: Staff Folch, Christine
CULANTH 89S FIRST-YEAR SEMINAR (TOP) Topics vary each semester offered. Instructor: Staff Stein, Rebecca