16:070:519 Anthropology of Politics

3 credits
Course Description: Explore approaches to power and politics in anthropology, with attention to contemporary as well as classic or ‘foundation’ works. Conceptualizations of the state, violence, citizenship, sovereignty, ideology, civil society, national and ethnic identity, resistance, modernity, empire, social movements, and public anthropology.

Most Recent Syllabus

Spring 2008, Haugerud


Departmental Chair
Ryne Palombit
Office Hours virtual, by appointment

Graduate Director
Erin Vogel
Office Hours virtual, Monday 2:30-4, by appointment

Graduate Assistant
Safiena Salaman