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    Understanding Global Cultures


f2019 calendar

~ s2020 calendar

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8 June-31 July 2020

   
           
               
   
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Description:
  Explores nations around the globe towards the goal of developing a cross-cultural understanding of how cultures function. Explores America as a foreign culture, looking at the United States from the viewpoints of foreign anthropologists and other scholars, using comparative ethnographic perspectives to interpret aspects of American culture.  
         
   
Course Attributes:
  Global Perspectives
Social Sciences
Comtemporary Social Issues Analysis
Partially Online Course
 
       
    (formerly Anth 1095 Freshman Seminar) ~ archive calendar
                   
                   
    Anth 3618          
    Ancient Middle America
s2019 calendar
   
           
               
   
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Description:
  Survey of major pre-Hispanic cultures of Mesoamerica, including the Olmecs, Maya, Toltecs, Mixtecs, and Aztecs. Using comparative ethnographic and archaeological materials, the course explores the arrival of hunter-gatherer-foragers, the beginnings of agriculture, and formation of early villages, native mathematical and calendar and writing systems, the florescence of regional art styles, and the religious sociopolitical, and economic development of Classical and Postclassical civilizations through the arrival of the Spanish Conquistadors.

Prereq: minimum 30 credits, or # [permission of instructor]
 
               
   
Course Attributes:
  Partially Online Course  
                   
                   
    Anth 3635              
    Peoples and Cultures of Europe

      Spring 2019 Greetings

      Welcome to the Anthropology of Europe

      What's Happening Week 1?

      First Day Handout Spring 2019

s2019 calendar

~ s2020 calendar
   
           
                   
   
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Description:
  Exploration of European peoples to develop a cross-cultural understanding of how cultures function. Survey of social, political, economic, religious, family and kinship, gender, urban, globalism/globalization.

Prereq: minimum 30 credits, or # [permission of instructor]
 
                   
    Course Attributes   Partially Online Course  
                   
                   
    Anth 3888              
    Anthropology of Food

      Spring 2019 Greetings

      Welcome to the Anthropology of Food f2019

      What's Happening Week 1 f2019?

      First Day Handout s2019
f2019 calendar
(on-line only)

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(on-line only)
   
           
                   
   
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Description:
  Advanced survey and comparative study of the relationship between food and culture in the past and present. Topics include the prehistoric, biological, and cultural aspects of the collection, production, distribution, preparation, and consumption of food, and an analysis of its social, cultural, political, and economic significance.

Prereq: minimum 30 credits, or # [permission of instructor]
 
                   
   
Course Attributes:
  Sustainability
Partially Online Course
 
                   
                   
    Anth 4616
             
    Culture and Personality
(Psychological Anthropology)

f2018 calendar archive
   
           
                   
   
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Description:
  Role of culture in forming of personality; problems of individual adjustment to demands of culture. Psychological and sociopsychological approach to culture.

Prereq: 1604 [or other social science introductory course], min 60 cr, or # [permission of instructor]
 
                   
    Course Attributes   Partially Online Course  
                   
                   
    Anth 4653
             
    Senior Seminar

      Spring 2018 Greetings

      Welcome to the Anthropology Senior Seminar

      What's Happening Week 1?

      First Day Handout Spring 2018

s2018 calendar [archive]
   
                   
                   
   
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Description:
  Contemporary topics in selected branches of anthropology. Active participation in group research project to develop and enhance anthropological research skills.

 
                   
                   
    Course Attributes   Partially Online Course

Prereq: minimum 90 credits (Senior standing or above) or instructor consent; no grad credit
 
                   
                   
    Anth 4695              
    Special Topics: Prehistoric Food

      Spring 2020 Greetings

      Welcome to Prehistoric Food

      What's Happening Week 1?

      First Day Handout Spring 2020

~ s2020 calendar
   
                   
                   
   
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Description
  Advanced survey and comparative study of prehistoric food. Topics include the archaeological, biological, and cultural aspects of the collection, production, distribution, preparation, and consumption of food, and an analysis of its social, cultural, political, and economic significance in prehistoric settings, and including theoretical perspectives on the importance of food in the development of civilizations around the world.

   
                   
                   
   
Course Attributes
  Partially Online Course

Prereq: minimum 30 credits, or # [permission of instructor]
   
                   
                   
                   
                   
                   


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