Anthropology (ANTHR)Arts and Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018.

ANTHR 1101

This First-Year Writing Seminar is devoted to the anthropological study of the human condition.  Anthropology  examines all aspects of human experience, from the evolution of the species to contemporary ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS: Paleofantasies

  • 17609 ANTHR 1101   SEM 101

  • For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://www.arts.cornell.edu/knight_institute.

Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS: Plant Politics

  • 17610 ANTHR 1101   SEM 102

  • For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://www.arts.cornell.edu/knight_institute.

Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS:Well-behaved Wmn Seldom Make Hist:Wmn in Scien

  • 17611 ANTHR 1101   SEM 103

  • For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://www.arts.cornell.edu/knight_institute.

Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS: Aliens, Evolution, and (Un)popular Science

  • 17612 ANTHR 1101   SEM 104

  • For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://www.arts.cornell.edu/knight_institute.

Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS: State's Magic and the Question of the Future

  • 17613 ANTHR 1101   SEM 105

  • For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://www.arts.cornell.edu/knight_institute.

Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS:Expert Responses to the Rejection of Expertise

  • 17614 ANTHR 1101   SEM 106

  • For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://www.arts.cornell.edu/knight_institute.

ANTHR 1200

A broad introduction to archaeology-the study of material remains to answer questions about the human past. Case studies highlight the variability of ancient societies and illustrate the varied methods ... view course details

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Syllabi:
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: ARKEO 1200

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9114 ANTHR 1200   LEC 001

  •  9115 ANTHR 1200   DIS 202

  •  9116 ANTHR 1200   DIS 203

  •  9117 ANTHR 1200   DIS 204

  •  9118 ANTHR 1200   DIS 205

  •  9119 ANTHR 1200   DIS 207

  •  9120 ANTHR 1200   DIS 208

ANTHR 1400

An introduction to cultural anthropology through ethnographies, or the descriptive accounts of anthropologists. Through readings and lectures, students acquaint themselves with a number of cultures from ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6705 ANTHR 1400   LEC 001

  •  6706 ANTHR 1400   DIS 201

  •  6707 ANTHR 1400   DIS 202

  •  6708 ANTHR 1400   DIS 204

  •  6709 ANTHR 1400   DIS 206

  •  6710 ANTHR 1400   DIS 207

  •  6711 ANTHR 1400   DIS 208

ANTHR 1700

This course provides an interdisciplinary introduction to the diverse cultures, histories and contemporary situations of the Indigenous peoples of North America. Students will also be introduced to important ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: AIIS 1100AMST 1600

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9171 ANTHR 1700   LEC 001

  •  9180 ANTHR 1700   DIS 201

  •  9181 ANTHR 1700   DIS 202

  • 16862 ANTHR 1700   DIS 203

ANTHR 1900

The path to global citizenship begins with a facility for navigating cultural difference. How might we engage with communities, whether here in Ithaca or across the globe, whose pasts and present understandings ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16525 ANTHR 1900   LEC 001

  • 17088 ANTHR 1900   DIS 201

  • 17089 ANTHR 1900   DIS 202

  • 17162 ANTHR 1900   DIS 203

  • 17163 ANTHR 1900   DIS 204

ANTHR 2010

The Near East is often defined by "firsts": the first cities, writing, and complex societies. Archaeology has long looked to the region for explanations of the origins of civilization. The Middle East ... view course details

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Syllabi:
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ARKEO 2010NES 2610

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9392 ANTHR 2010   LEC 001

ANTHR 2215

When did "art," however defined, appear during the human career, how was it produced and for what purposes? These are some of the questions we will investigate through a survey of the discovery, validation, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ARKEO 2215

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8979 ANTHR 2215   LEC 001

ANTHR 2235

This introductory course surveys archaeology's contributions to the study of American Indian cultural diversity and change in North America north of Mexico. Lectures and readings will examine topics ranging ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: AIIS 2350AMST 2350ARKEO 2235

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16285 ANTHR 2235   LEC 001

ANTHR 2245

The history of humankind is also a history of health and disease; the rise of agricultural societies, ancient cities, and colonial empires had wide-ranging effects on diet and nutrition, the spread of ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ARKEO 2245

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 16277 ANTHR 2245   LEC 001

ANTHR 2285

Throughout Greek and Roman history, the idea of Egypt inspired powerful imaginative responses ranging from fascination to fear. This course investigates Egyptian interactions with the Greco-Roman world ... view course details

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Syllabi:
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: ARKEO 2285CLASS 2685NES 2985

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 15979 ANTHR 2285   LEC 001

  • 15980 ANTHR 2285   DIS 201

  • 15981 ANTHR 2285   DIS 202

ANTHR 2310

This course will examine the natural history of wild chimpanzees with an eye toward better understanding the changes that would have been necessary in human evolutionary history to promote the emergence ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8596 ANTHR 2310   LEC 001

ANTHR 2410

This interdisciplinary course (with an emphasis in anthropology) will introduce students to the multiple routes/roots, lived experiences, and imagined worlds of South Asians who have traveled to various ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: AAS 2100

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16030 ANTHR 2410   SEM 101

ANTHR 2421

An introduction to the anthropology of sex, sexuality and gender, this course uses case studies from around the world to explore how the worlds of the sexes become gendered.  In ethnographic, ethnohistorical ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: FGSS 2421LGBT 2421

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5810 ANTHR 2421   LEC 001

  •  5811 ANTHR 2421   DIS 201

  •  5812 ANTHR 2421   DIS 202

ANTHR 2433

The need to monitor human behavior and regulate order among individuals and groups is inherent to the human condition. This course is a basic introduction to the ways in which anthropology has examined ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9781 ANTHR 2433   LEC 001

ANTHR 2577

Since the 1970s, Jewish women have remade American Judaism by putting their bodies front and center. In the face of a largely male rabbinic elite, they have created new models of ritual, communal leadership, ... view course details

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  • 18570 ANTHR 2577   SEM 101

ANTHR 2644

Jewish communities have been established, flourished and often struggled for millennia, throughout much of the world, and in vital contact with a vast range of other peoples and cultures. This course examines ... view course details

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Syllabi:
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: JWST 2644NES 2644RELST 2644

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17327 ANTHR 2644   LEC 001

ANTHR 2750

Examines the theories and mechanisms of modern evolutionary biology as they apply to present-day humans and their hominid ancestors. Lectures and discussions of molecular and paleontological evidence of ... view course details

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Syllabi:
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: NS 2750

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8309 ANTHR 2750   LEC 001

  • Prerequisite: College biology. If you are not able to enroll, please contact Terry Mingle (tpm2).

  •  8310 ANTHR 2750   DIS 201

  •  8311 ANTHR 2750   DIS 202

  •  8312 ANTHR 2750   DIS 203

  •  8313 ANTHR 2750   DIS 204

  •  8314 ANTHR 2750   DIS 205

  •  8571 ANTHR 2750   DIS 206

  • 10238 ANTHR 2750   DIS 207

ANTHR 3000

This seminar course is designed to give anthropology majors an introduction to classical and contemporary social and anthropological theory and to help prepare them for upper-level seminars in anthropology. ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7922 ANTHR 3000   LEC 001

ANTHR 3210

This course uses artifacts, spaces, and texts to examine the emergence of the "modern world" in the 500-plus years since Columbus.  This is a distinctive sub-field of archaeology, not least because modern ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 16279 ANTHR 3210   LEC 001

ANTHR 3232

Archaeology has never operated in a vacuum. This course examines the political context of the study of the past, and the uses to which accounts of the past have been put in the present. Archaeology is ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ANTHR 6232ARKEO 3232ARKEO 6232

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16289 ANTHR 3232   LEC 001

ANTHR 3428

Rule-making and dispute resolution are integral aspects of social reality in any culture. The ways in which conflict is treated and interpreted -- to be then deflected or resolved -- articulate with other ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16290 ANTHR 3428   LEC 001

ANTHR 3437

This course offers a synthetic perspective on a spectrum of currently troubling phenomena -- the rise of authoritarian populism, growing inequality, racism, misogyny, nationalism, war. In particular, it ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ANTHR 6437

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16296 ANTHR 3437   SEM 101

ANTHR 3777

The anthropological inquiry into one's own culture is never a neutral exercise. This course will explore issues in the cultural construction of the United States as a "pluralistic" society. We will look ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: AMST 3777LSP 3777

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16294 ANTHR 3777   LEC 001

ANTHR 3901

So you're enrolled in an upcoming study abroad program! Now what? How can you make the most of your experience? This half-semester course is designed to prepare students departing for any study abroad ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Seven Week - Second.  Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 2 Credits Graded

  • 16526 ANTHR 3901   LEC 001

    • MW Malott Hall 251
    • Oct 9 - Dec 1, 2017
    • Kantor, H

  • 17164 ANTHR 3901   DIS 201

    • R White Hall 106
    • Oct 9 - Dec 1, 2017
    • Staff

  • 17165 ANTHR 3901   DIS 202

    • R Uris Hall 204
    • Oct 9 - Dec 1, 2017
    • Staff

  • 17091 ANTHR 3901   DIS 203

  • 17092 ANTHR 3901   DIS 204

ANTHR 3902

How has your study abroad experience shaped you and your perspective on the world? What does it mean to be a global citizen? This half-semester course is designed for students returning from study abroad ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Seven Week - First.  Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 2 Credits Graded

  • 16527 ANTHR 3902   LEC 001

    • MW Malott Hall 251
    • Aug 22 - Oct 6, 2017
    • Kantor, H

  • 17166 ANTHR 3902   DIS 201

    • R White Hall 106
    • Aug 22 - Oct 6, 2017
    • Staff

  • 17167 ANTHR 3902   DIS 202

    • R Uris Hall 204
    • Aug 22 - Oct 6, 2017
    • Staff

  • 17093 ANTHR 3902   DIS 203

  • 17094 ANTHR 3902   DIS 204

ANTHR 4014

Nothing is more essential to humans than everyday sensory experiencing. We feel the rain on our skin, or smell the stench of garbage, and decide what to do. Our senses clue us into possibilities and potential ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: SHUM 4614

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16989 ANTHR 4014   SEM 101

ANTHR 4211

Ceramics are among the most ubiquitous materials in the archaeological record. From prehistory to the present, the manipulation of clay to form pottery and other synthetic objects has transformed domains ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 16210 ANTHR 4211   SEM 101

ANTHR 4246

This is an intensive laboratory course in the study of human skeletal remains. A detailed knowledge of skeletal anatomy is fundamental to forensic anthropology, bioarchaeology, and the medical sciences. ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 16301 ANTHR 4246   SEM 001

ANTHR 4390

Primate species are going extinct.  The goal of this seminar is to examine a variety of issues related to conservation in general, and to the conservation of primates in particular.  For example, what ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  9686 ANTHR 4390   SEM 101

ANTHR 4409

This course is an introduction to the practice and conceptual foundations of qualitative research methods in the social sciences. Students will learn different approaches with the opportunity to experience ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ANTHR 7409

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16307 ANTHR 4409   SEM 101

ANTHR 4425

What is hope? How is hope produced and lost? How is hope distributed in society? What role does hope play in the production of knowledge, imagination and belief? In this course, we will investigate these ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ANTHR 7425

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16316 ANTHR 4425   SEM 101

ANTHR 4435

This course examines science and technology in so-called "non-Western" countries as well as the ways that science and technology are shaping new "transnational" or "global" relations. We will explore the ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ANTHR 7435BSOC 4351STS 4351

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16318 ANTHR 4435   SEM 101

ANTHR 4458

This seminar explores and compares the educational and schooling experiences of young women and girls through an array of ethnographic studies conducted in different regions of the world. Drawing on the ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 16327 ANTHR 4458   SEM 101

ANTHR 4460

An exploration of the ways that cultural heritage is embodied in things, particularly archaeological landscapes, sites, and artifacts.   Identifying stakeholders in relation to collecting and controlling ... view course details

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Syllabi:
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ANTHR 7460ARKEO 4460ARKEO 7460

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16333 ANTHR 4460   SEM 101

    • T McGraw Hall B65
    • Henderson, J

      Klimaszewski, C

ANTHR 4478

This course introduces students to the anthropology of taboo, dirt, disgust, cleanliness and purification, and how to understand the role of these ideas and practices in society, and not just in history, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16338 ANTHR 4478   SEM 101

ANTHR 4553

This course develops an integrative approach to anthropological theory by means of an intensive examination of local life in China. Among the linked topics are family and kinship, local identity, ritual, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ANTHR 7553

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16339 ANTHR 4553   SEM 101

ANTHR 4614

In this seminar students apply Victor Turner's conceptions of liminality and anti-structure to the past. From the Bronze Age to the present, shamans, merchants, and travelers who ostensibly look like outsiders ... view course details

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  • 17295 ANTHR 4614   SEM 101

ANTHR 4745

The colonial expansion of Christian Europe continues to leave its mark on the world of the twenty-first century. Two of the peoples caught up in that colonial project, in very different ways, are Jews ... view course details

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  • 16348 ANTHR 4745   SEM 101

ANTHR 4774

Materials will be considered as willful agents within artistic processes across key moments in history by tracing the flow of wampum from the east coast, recognizing the shift from shell to glass during ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 17330 ANTHR 4774   SEM 101

ANTHR 4900

Field research abroad as part of the Cornell-Nepal Studies Program, the Cornell-Honduras Program, or other departmentally approved programs. Topics are selected and project proposals prepared by student ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6449 ANTHR 4900   FLD 801

    • TBA
    • Staff

ANTHR 4902

By implementing ethnographic methods students in the Urban Semester Program surface medical culture in their rotations and presence in hospital environments.  These methods include historical analysis, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: HE 4902

  • 5 Credits Graded

  • 17347 ANTHR 4902   LEC 040

    • TBA
    • Beck, S

ANTHR 4910

Independent reading course in topics not covered in regularly scheduled courses. Students select a topic in consultation with the faculty member who has agreed to supervise the course work. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5819 ANTHR 4910   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Arcadi, A

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6984 ANTHR 4910   IND 602

    • TBA
    • Isbell, B

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6985 ANTHR 4910   IND 603

    • TBA
    • Fajans, J

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6986 ANTHR 4910   IND 604

    • TBA
    • Fiskesjo, M

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6987 ANTHR 4910   IND 605

    • TBA
    • Gleach, F

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6988 ANTHR 4910   IND 606

    • TBA
    • Staff

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6989 ANTHR 4910   IND 607

    • TBA
    • Henderson, J

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6990 ANTHR 4910   IND 608

    • TBA
    • Holmberg, D

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6991 ANTHR 4910   IND 609

    • TBA
    • Jordan, K

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6992 ANTHR 4910   IND 610

    • TBA
    • Langwick, S

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6993 ANTHR 4910   IND 611

    • TBA
    • March, K

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6994 ANTHR 4910   IND 612

    • TBA
    • Miyazaki, H

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6995 ANTHR 4910   IND 613

    • TBA
    • Munasinghe, V

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6996 ANTHR 4910   IND 614

    • TBA
    • Riles, A

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6997 ANTHR 4910   IND 615

    • TBA
    • Russell, N

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6998 ANTHR 4910   IND 616

    • TBA
    • Sangren, P

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6999 ANTHR 4910   IND 617

    • TBA
    • Santiago-Irizarry, V

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7000 ANTHR 4910   IND 618

    • TBA
    • Velasco, M

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7001 ANTHR 4910   IND 619

    • TBA
    • Volman, T

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7002 ANTHR 4910   IND 620

    • TBA
    • Welker, M

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7003 ANTHR 4910   IND 621

    • TBA
    • Willford, A

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7004 ANTHR 4910   IND 622

    • TBA
    • Nadasdy, P

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7005 ANTHR 4910   IND 623

    • TBA
    • Staff

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8014 ANTHR 4910   IND 624

    • TBA
    • Villenas, S

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8015 ANTHR 4910   IND 625

    • TBA
    • Ramberg, L

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8016 ANTHR 4910   IND 626

    • TBA
    • Hodzic, S

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8017 ANTHR 4910   IND 627

    • TBA
    • Smith, A

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8598 ANTHR 4910   IND 628

    • TBA
    • Boyarin, J

ANTHR 4920

Independent reading course in topics not covered in regularly scheduled courses. Students select a topic in consultation with the faculty member who has agreed to supervise the course work. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5820 ANTHR 4920   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Arcadi, A

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7074 ANTHR 4920   IND 602

    • TBA
    • Isbell, B

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7075 ANTHR 4920   IND 603

    • TBA
    • Fajans, J

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7076 ANTHR 4920   IND 604

    • TBA
    • Fiskesjo, M

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7077 ANTHR 4920   IND 605

    • TBA
    • Gleach, F

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7078 ANTHR 4920   IND 606

    • TBA
    • Staff

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7080 ANTHR 4920   IND 607

    • TBA
    • Henderson, J

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7081 ANTHR 4920   IND 608

    • TBA
    • Holmberg, D

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7082 ANTHR 4920   IND 609

    • TBA
    • Jordan, K

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7083 ANTHR 4920   IND 610

    • TBA
    • Langwick, S

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7084 ANTHR 4920   IND 611

    • TBA
    • March, K

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7085 ANTHR 4920   IND 612

    • TBA
    • Miyazaki, H

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7086 ANTHR 4920   IND 613

    • TBA
    • Munasinghe, V

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7092 ANTHR 4920   IND 614

    • TBA
    • Riles, A

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7093 ANTHR 4920   IND 615

    • TBA
    • Russell, N

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7094 ANTHR 4920   IND 616

    • TBA
    • Sangren, P

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7095 ANTHR 4920   IND 617

    • TBA
    • Santiago-Irizarry, V

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7096 ANTHR 4920   IND 618

    • TBA
    • Velasco, M

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7097 ANTHR 4920   IND 619

    • TBA
    • Volman, T

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7098 ANTHR 4920   IND 620

    • TBA
    • Welker, M

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7099 ANTHR 4920   IND 621

    • TBA
    • Willford, A

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7100 ANTHR 4920   IND 622

    • TBA
    • Nadasdy, P

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7101 ANTHR 4920   IND 623

    • TBA
    • Staff

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8098 ANTHR 4920   IND 624

    • TBA
    • Staff

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8099 ANTHR 4920   IND 625

    • TBA
    • Ramberg, L

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8100 ANTHR 4920   IND 626

    • TBA
    • Hodzic, S

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8101 ANTHR 4920   IND 627

    • TBA
    • Smith, A

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8599 ANTHR 4920   IND 628

    • TBA
    • Boyarin, J

ANTHR 4923

In this course, students examine the nature of service as integral to all forms of practice, whether in a professional career, in community leadership roles, or in personal life.  In this course service ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: HE 4923

  • 5 Credits Graded

  • 17346 ANTHR 4923   LEC 040

  • Taught in NYC.

ANTHR 4983

Research work supervised by the thesis advisor, concentrating on determination of the major issues to be addressed by the thesis, preparation of literature reviews, analysis of data, and the like. The ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  5818 ANTHR 4983   RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Arcadi, A

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  8603 ANTHR 4983   RSC 702

    • TBA
    • Isbell, B

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  8604 ANTHR 4983   RSC 703

    • TBA
    • Fajans, J

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  8605 ANTHR 4983   RSC 704

    • TBA
    • Fiskesjo, M

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  8606 ANTHR 4983   RSC 705

    • TBA
    • Gleach, F

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  8607 ANTHR 4983   RSC 706

    • TBA
    • Staff

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  8609 ANTHR 4983   RSC 707

    • TBA
    • Henderson, J

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  8610 ANTHR 4983   RSC 708

    • TBA
    • Holmberg, D

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  8611 ANTHR 4983   RSC 709

    • TBA
    • Jordan, K

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  8612 ANTHR 4983   RSC 710

    • TBA
    • Langwick, S

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  8613 ANTHR 4983   RSC 711

    • TBA
    • March, K

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  8614 ANTHR 4983   RSC 712

    • TBA
    • Miyazaki, H

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  8615 ANTHR 4983   RSC 713

    • TBA
    • Munasinghe, V

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  8616 ANTHR 4983   RSC 714

    • TBA
    • Riles, A

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  8617 ANTHR 4983   RSC 715

    • TBA
    • Russell, N

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  8618 ANTHR 4983   RSC 716

    • TBA
    • Sangren, P

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  8619 ANTHR 4983   RSC 717

    • TBA
    • Santiago-Irizarry, V

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  8620 ANTHR 4983   RSC 718

    • TBA
    • Velasco, M

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  8621 ANTHR 4983   RSC 719

    • TBA
    • Volman, T

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  8622 ANTHR 4983   RSC 720

    • TBA
    • Welker, M

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  8623 ANTHR 4983   RSC 721

    • TBA
    • Willford, A

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  8624 ANTHR 4983   RSC 722

    • TBA
    • Nadasdy, P

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  8625 ANTHR 4983   RSC 723

    • TBA
    • Staff

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  8626 ANTHR 4983   RSC 724

    • TBA
    • Villenas, S

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  8627 ANTHR 4983   RSC 725

    • TBA
    • Ramberg, L

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  8628 ANTHR 4983   RSC 726

    • TBA
    • Hodzic, S

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  8629 ANTHR 4983   RSC 727

    • TBA
    • Smith, A

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  8630 ANTHR 4983   RSC 728

    • TBA
    • Boyarin, J

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  9222 ANTHR 4983   RSC 729

    • TBA
    • Staff

ANTHR 4991

Course will consist of several mandatory meetings of all thesis writers with the honors chair. These sessions will inform students about the standard thesis production timetable, format and content ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit S/U NoAud

  •  6450 ANTHR 4991   SEM 101

    • TBA
    • Nadasdy, P

ANTHR 6015

This course is a systematic engagement with issues in teaching anthropology to undergraduate students.  Where there is broad agreement in other social sciences about what should be taught in undergraduate ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Graded

  •  8984 ANTHR 6015   SEM 101

    • TBA
    • Willford, A

ANTHR 6020

This course examines the history and development of anthropology as a discipline with emphasis on British social anthropology and American cultural anthropology.  The course will trace major schools of ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 6 Credits Graded

  • 16550 ANTHR 6020   SEM 101

ANTHR 6210

This course uses artifacts, spaces, and texts to examine the emergence of the "modern world" in the 500-plus years since Columbus.  This is a distinctive sub-field of archaeology, not least because modern ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 16282 ANTHR 6210   LEC 001

ANTHR 6211

Ceramics are among the most ubiquitous materials in the archaeological record. From prehistory to the present, the manipulation of clay to form pottery and other synthetic objects has transformed domains ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 16213 ANTHR 6211   SEM 101

ANTHR 6232

Archaeology has never operated in a vacuum. This course examines the political context of the study of the past, and the uses to which accounts of the past have been put in the present. Archaeology is ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ANTHR 3232ARKEO 3232ARKEO 6232

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16292 ANTHR 6232   LEC 001

ANTHR 6267

This course surveys recent developments and current debates in archaeological theory.  This includes the processual/postprocessual debate and contrasts between scientific and humanistic approaches more ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ARKEO 6267

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16364 ANTHR 6267   SEM 101

ANTHR 6437

This course offers a synthetic perspective on a spectrum of currently troubling phenomena -- the rise of authoritarian populism, growing inequality, racism, misogyny, nationalism, war. In particular, it ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ANTHR 3437

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16298 ANTHR 6437   SEM 101

ANTHR 6614

In this seminar students apply Victor Turner's conceptions of liminality and anti-structure to the past. From the Bronze Age to the present, shamans, merchants, and travelers who ostensibly look like outsiders ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 17297 ANTHR 6614   SEM 101

ANTHR 7246

This is an intensive laboratory course in the study of human skeletal remains. A detailed knowledge of skeletal anatomy is fundamental to forensic anthropology, bioarchaeology, and the medical sciences. ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 16303 ANTHR 7246   SEM 101

ANTHR 7409

This course is an introduction to the practice and conceptual foundations of qualitative research methods in the social sciences. Students will learn different approaches with the opportunity to experience ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ANTHR 4409

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16306 ANTHR 7409   SEM 101

ANTHR 7425

What is hope? How is hope produced and lost? How is hope distributed in society? What role does hope play in the production of knowledge, imagination and belief? In this course, we will investigate these ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ANTHR 4425

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16317 ANTHR 7425   SEM 101

ANTHR 7435

This course examines science and technology in so-called "non-Western" countries as well as the ways that science and technology are shaping new "transnational" or "global" relations. We will explore the ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ANTHR 4435BSOC 4351STS 4351

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16321 ANTHR 7435   SEM 101

ANTHR 7458

This seminar explores and compares the educational and schooling experiences of young women and girls through an array of ethnographic studies conducted in different regions of the world. Drawing on the ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 16325 ANTHR 7458   SEM 101

ANTHR 7460

An exploration of the ways that cultural heritage is embodied in things, particularly archaeological landscapes, sites, and artifacts.   Identifying stakeholders in relation to collecting and controlling ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ANTHR 4460ARKEO 4460ARKEO 7460

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16453 ANTHR 7460   SEM 101

    • T McGraw Hall B65
    • Henderson, J

      Klimaszewski, C

ANTHR 7520

Independent reading course on topics not covered in regularly scheduled courses. Students select a topic in consultation with the faculty member who has agreed to supervise the course work. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5806 ANTHR 7520   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Fiskesjo, M

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8637 ANTHR 7520   IND 602

    • TBA
    • Welker, M

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8638 ANTHR 7520   IND 603

    • TBA
    • Willford, A

ANTHR 7530

Independent reading course in topics not covered in regularly scheduled courses. Students select a topic in consultation with the faculty member who has agreed to supervise the course work. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5808 ANTHR 7530   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Holmberg, D

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8631 ANTHR 7530   IND 602

    • TBA
    • March, K

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8632 ANTHR 7530   IND 603

    • TBA
    • Munasinghe, V

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8633 ANTHR 7530   IND 604

    • TBA
    • Ramberg, L

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8634 ANTHR 7530   IND 605

    • TBA
    • Willford, A

ANTHR 7550

Independent reading course in topics not covered in regularly scheduled courses. Students select a topic in consultation with the faculty member who has agreed to supervise the course work. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5809 ANTHR 7550   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Miyazaki, H

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8635 ANTHR 7550   IND 602

    • TBA
    • Riles, A

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8636 ANTHR 7550   IND 603

    • TBA
    • Fiskesjo, M

ANTHR 7553

This course develops an integrative approach to anthropological theory by means of an intensive examination of local life in China. Among the linked topics are family and kinship, local identity, ritual, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ANTHR 4553

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16340 ANTHR 7553   SEM 101

ANTHR 7745

The colonial expansion of Christian Europe continues to leave its mark on the world of the twenty-first century. Two of the peoples caught up in that colonial project, in very different ways, are Jews ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 16352 ANTHR 7745   SEM 101

ANTHR 7774

Materials will be considered as willful agents within artistic processes across key moments in history by tracing the flow of wampum from the east coast, recognizing the shift from shell to glass during ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 17332 ANTHR 7774   SEM 101

ANTHR 7900

A bi-weekly series of workshops and lectures on a range of themes in the discipline sponsored by the Department of Anthropology.  Presentations include lectures by invited speakers, debates featuring prominent ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 1-4 Credits Sat/Unsat

  • 17431 ANTHR 7900   LEC 001

  • 17432 ANTHR 7900   DIS 201

    • TBA
    • Arcadi, A

  • 17433 ANTHR 7900   DIS 202

    • TBA
    • Fiskesjo, M

  • 17434 ANTHR 7900   DIS 203

    • TBA
    • Gleach, F

  • 17435 ANTHR 7900   DIS 204

    • TBA
    • Velasco, M

  • 17436 ANTHR 7900   DIS 205

    • TBA
    • Henderson, J

  • 17437 ANTHR 7900   DIS 206

    • TBA
    • Jordan, K

  • 17438 ANTHR 7900   DIS 207

    • TBA
    • Langwick, S

  • 17439 ANTHR 7900   DIS 208

    • TBA
    • Miyazaki, H

  • 17440 ANTHR 7900   DIS 209

    • TBA
    • Munasinghe, V

  • 17441 ANTHR 7900   DIS 210

    • TBA
    • Riles, A

  • 17442 ANTHR 7900   DIS 211

    • TBA
    • Russell, N

  • 17443 ANTHR 7900   DIS 212

    • TBA
    • Sangren, P

  • 17444 ANTHR 7900   DIS 213

    • TBA
    • Santiago-Irizarry, V

  • 17445 ANTHR 7900   DIS 214

    • TBA
    • Volman, T

  • 17446 ANTHR 7900   DIS 215

    • TBA
    • Welker, M

  • 17447 ANTHR 7900   DIS 216

    • TBA
    • Willford, A

  • 17448 ANTHR 7900   DIS 217

    • TBA
    • Villenas, S

  • 17449 ANTHR 7900   DIS 218

    • TBA
    • Ramberg, L

  • 17450 ANTHR 7900   DIS 219

    • TBA
    • Hodzic, S

  • 17451 ANTHR 7900   DIS 220

    • TBA
    • Smith, A

  • 17452 ANTHR 7900   DIS 221

    • TBA
    • Boyarin, J

ANTHR 7910

Independent reading course in topics not covered in regularly scheduled courses. Students select a topic in consultation with the faculty member who has agreed to supervise the course work. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5815 ANTHR 7910   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Arcadi, A

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7049 ANTHR 7910   IND 602

    • TBA
    • Isbell, B

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7050 ANTHR 7910   IND 603

    • TBA
    • Fajans, J

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7051 ANTHR 7910   IND 604

    • TBA
    • Fiskesjo, M

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7052 ANTHR 7910   IND 605

    • TBA
    • Gleach, F

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7053 ANTHR 7910   IND 606

    • TBA
    • Staff

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7054 ANTHR 7910   IND 607

    • TBA
    • Henderson, J

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7055 ANTHR 7910   IND 608

    • TBA
    • Holmberg, D

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7056 ANTHR 7910   IND 609

    • TBA
    • Jordan, K