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
Craig S. Feibel

Graduate Director
Erin Vogel
Spring 2020 office hours:
Monday 2-3 or by appointment

Graduate Assistant
Safiena Salaman