Spring 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 104 INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN RIGHTS Kirk, Robin
CULANTH 105 INTRO TO AFRICAN STUDIES A range of disciplinary perspectives on key topics in contemporary African Studies: nationalism and... Daly, Samuel Fury Childs
CULANTH 106S DOC EXPER: A VIDEO APPR A documentary approach to the study of local communities through video production projects assigned... Hawkins, Gary
CULANTH 137 MUSIC/SOCIAL LIFE/SCENES Study of musical styles and performance practices in relation to issues of identity and other... Byerly, Ingrid
CULANTH 170 ADVERTISING/SOCIETY: GLOBAL History and development of commercial advertising; advertising as a reflector and/or creator of... Timke, Ed
CULANTH 195 COMP APPR GLOBAL ISSUES Introduction to critical transnational studies through several disciplinary approaches. Examines... Namakkal, Jessica
CULANTH 201 INTRO TO LINGUISTICS Introduction to the scientific study of linguistics and languages. Topics include the origin and... Price, Gareth
CULANTH 202 LANGUAGES OF THE WORLD The major languages of the world viewed in the context of the communicative and significate... Baran, Dominika
CULANTH 203 MARXISM AND SOCIETY Introduction to Marx's core concepts, such as alienation, commodity, and revolution. Includes... Hardt, Michael
CULANTH 205 THE LAW AND LANGUAGE Intersections of language and law and legal institutions examined from a comparative approach, i.e... Newcity, Michael
CULANTH 208 ANTHROPOLOGY OF RACE Human variation and the historical development of concepts of race; science and scientific racism;... Baker, Lee
CULANTH 210 GLOBAL CULTURE Globalization examined through some of its dominant cultural forms the marketing of pop music, the... Ho, Engseng
CULANTH 219S INTRO TO PERFORMANCE STUDIES Introduction to field of performance studies, with examples drawn from music, dance, theatre,... Kim, Hye Won
CULANTH 224S MUSLIM WOMEN ACROSS THE AGES This course explores the diverse realities of Muslim women's lives, from the origins of Islam to... Hassan, Mona
CULANTH 241 MIGRANT CHINA Introduction to the study of contemporary China, including Taiwan and the Chinese Diaspora. Key... Litzinger, Ralph
CULANTH 258S OUR CULINARY CULTURES Documentary approach to the world of food using fieldwork research. Topics of food and its... Alexander, Kelly
CULANTH 262S DOCUMENTING BLACK EXPERIENCES Interpretations of the black diaspora in documentary film from slavery to the present.... Tyson, Timothy
CULANTH 271 GENDER AND CULTURE Explanation of differing beliefs about gender cross-culturally, by comparison with dominant themes... Settle, Heather
CULANTH 275T-1 ADVERTISING IN SPANISH Discussion-based course trains students to analyze all forms of advertising in Spanish, typically... Merschel, Lisa
CULANTH 275T-2 ADVERTISING IN FRENCH Discussion-based course trains students to analyze all forms of advertising in French, typically in... Reisinger, Deborah
CULANTH 285S DEATH, BURIAL & JUSTICE This interdisciplinary course explores the phenomenon of necroviolence: attacks on the dignity,... Rosenblatt, Adam
CULANTH 290 CURRENT ISSUES (TOPICS) Selected topics in methodology, theory, or area. Instructor: Staff Starn, Orin
CULANTH 290 CURRENT ISSUES (TOPICS) Selected topics in methodology, theory, or area. Instructor: Staff Hoch, Kevin D
CULANTH 290 CURRENT ISSUES (TOPICS) Selected topics in methodology, theory, or area. Instructor: Staff French, John
CULANTH 290S CURRENT ISSUES (TOPICS) Same as Cultural Anthropology 290 except instruction is provided in seminar format. Instructor:... Aidoo, Lamonte
CULANTH 290S CURRENT ISSUES (TOPICS) Same as Cultural Anthropology 290 except instruction is provided in seminar format. Instructor:... Bitter, Joella
CULANTH 290S CURRENT ISSUES (TOPICS) Same as Cultural Anthropology 290 except instruction is provided in seminar format. Instructor:... Kirk, Robin
CULANTH 290S CURRENT ISSUES (TOPICS) Same as Cultural Anthropology 290 except instruction is provided in seminar format. Instructor:... Serrano, Silvia
CULANTH 301 THEORETICAL FOUNDATIONS Major schools and theories of cultural anthropology. Open to seniors and juniors. Sophomores by... Nelson, Diane
CULANTH 302 FIELDWORK METHODS Anthropology as a discipline (a field of study) and the site where anthropologists work: the field... Wesolowski, Katya
CULANTH 303S THEORY TODAY Introduction to major areas of research in Global Cultural Studies with focus on specific... Bassiri, Nima
CULANTH 306 HEALTH, CULTURE, LATINO COMMUN Exploration of health issues in the Spanish-speaking world shaped by social, cultural, political,... Fernandez, Bethzaida
CULANTH 306 HEALTH, CULTURE, LATINO COMMUN Exploration of health issues in the Spanish-speaking world shaped by social, cultural, political,... Solorzano, Rosa
CULANTH 311S DANCING STATES OF MIND Practice-based studio work, discussion, and readings in current political discourse, System Theory... Klien, Michael
CULANTH 327S PILGRIMAGE Documentary and anthropological approaches to understanding. Different cultures, religions,... Thompson, Charles
CULANTH 335 HISTORY OF HIP-HOP What began as a localized activity designed to provide a safe haven for Black and Latino youth in... Douthit, Patrick
CULANTH 347S THE UNIVERSITY AS A CULTURE The university generates some of the most influential forms of knowledge in the world, yet we... Matory, J.
CULANTH 366S TRAUMA IN ASIA Space and Trauma across Asia. Introduces theoretical framework of "trauma discourse;" examines how... Lamarre, Thomas
CULANTH 367S MAYAS, AZTECS, AND INCAS The basic philosophical architecture of the three great civilizations of America; Maya, Aztec and... Mignolo, Walter
CULANTH 406S SOUTH AFRICAN LIFE HISTORIES Explores the last century of South African history through the lens of biography and autobiography... Shapiro, Karin
CULANTH 424-1 MEDICAL ANTHROPOLOGY Cross-cultural study of health and illness. Instructor: Solomon Wesolowski, Katya
CULANTH 438S TECHNO-ORIENTALISM Course examines global Science Fiction genres in literature, film, and social media as case studies... Kwon, Nayoung
CULANTH 440S GAMES AND CULTURE Examines analog and computer games from a cultural perspective. Explores how prevailing culture and... Ching, Leo
CULANTH 470S RESEARCH IN HUMAN RIGHTS A primary learning objective is to have students connect the intellectual themes and scholarly... Chappel, James
CULANTH 481 LIVING/DYING/HEALING IN RUSSIA Explores ways historical, cultural, political forces shape major moments of the life course and the... Gheith, Jehanne
CULANTH 490S SPECIAL TOPICS Advanced Special Topics in Cultural Anthropology. Instructor: Staff Aidoo, Lamonte
CULANTH 490S SPECIAL TOPICS Advanced Special Topics in Cultural Anthropology. Instructor: Staff Starn, Orin
CULANTH 499S SENIOR DISTINCTION SEMINAR Continuation of Cultural Anthropology 498S, and required for credit for 498S. Consent of director... Sebastian, Matthew
CULANTH 511S THE FETISH This course explores the social relationships produced by debates over the value and agency of... Matory, J.
CULANTH 520 ECO-MEDIA This course explores film, photography, online media, museum and artistic productions about the... Litzinger, Ralph
CULANTH 590 SELECTED TOPICS Special topics in methodology, theory, or area. Instructor: Staff Knight, Joseph Allen
CULANTH 605 EAST ASIAN CULTURAL ST East Asia as a historical and geographical category of knowledge emerging within the various... Ching, Leo
CULANTH 611 GLOBAL MENTAL HEALTH Examination of global mental health from perspectives of culture, public health, epidemiology,... Green, Eric
CULANTH 660 HEALTH IN THE AFRICAN DIASPORA Exposes and explores the individual and joint contributions of biological and non-biological... Royal, Charmaine
CULANTH 731S CRITICAL ETHNOGRAPHIES Ethnography has long defined anthropology as a discipline. But what precisely does ethnography mean... Allison, Anne
CULANTH 746S CRITICAL GENEALOGIES This course serves as an in-depth investigation into the many different theoretical traditions that... Weeks, Kathi
CULANTH 748S INFRASTRUCTURE AND/AS ETHICS Readings in infrastructure, disaster studies, the political ecology of ruin, and the anthropology... Folch, Christine
CULANTH 802S THEORIES CULTURAL ANTHRO A two-semester seminar in which the historical development of the field and its modern currents and... Ho, Engseng
CULANTH 803S RESEARCH METHODS PORTFOLIO SEM In addition to exploring a range of research methods, students work on their field reading lists... Solomon, Harris
CULANTH 80S STUDIES-SPECIAL TOPICS Opportunities for first-year students to engage with a specific issue in cultural anthropology,... Daley, Christopher
CULANTH 80S STUDIES-SPECIAL TOPICS Opportunities for first-year students to engage with a specific issue in cultural anthropology,... Daley, Christopher
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 Thompson, Charles
CULANTH 89S FIRST-YEAR SEMINAR (TOP) Topics vary each semester offered. Instructor: Staff Shapiro, Karin