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    Understanding Global Cultures


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  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.  
         
   
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    (formerly Anth 1095 Freshman Seminar) ~ archive calendar
     
     
                 
                 
                 
                 
    Anth 3618        
    Ancient Middle America s2019 calendar [archive]  
             
   


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  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]
 
             
   
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    Anth 3635            
    Anthropology of Europe

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  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]
 
                 
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    Anth 3888            
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  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]
 
                 
   
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  Sustainability
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    Anth 4616
           
    Culture and Personality (Psychological Anthropology)

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  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]
 
                 
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    Senior Seminar 
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  Contemporary topics in selected branches of anthropology. Active participation in group research project to develop and enhance anthropological research skills.

 
                 
                 
    Course Attributes   Online Course (Asynchronous)

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


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  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.

 
                 
   
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