ANTHR 2440

ANTHR 2440

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2021-2022.

What is money? How do people use money in the real world? How are technological innovations changing people's perceptions of money? This course introduces anthropological perspectives on economy and society through a variety of ethnographic studies of money and finance. Topics of discussion include "primitive money" and colonial currencies, the uses of money in religious and ritual practices, social and cultural meanings of numbers, mobile money, crypto-currency and other alternative currency systems, and the social life of finance.

When Offered Spring.

Breadth Requirement (GB)
Distribution Category (CA-AS, SSC-AS)
Course Attribute (CU-ITL, CU-SBY)

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

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17635 ANTHR 2440   LEC 001

    • MW To Be Assigned
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Bize, A

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 18813 ANTHR 2440   DIS 201

    • R To Be Assigned
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 18814 ANTHR 2440   DIS 202

    • R To Be Assigned
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 20287 ANTHR 2440   DIS 203

    • R To Be Assigned
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 20288 ANTHR 2440   DIS 204

    • F To Be Assigned
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person