Course Description: Full-term courses on special topics in cultural or linguistic anthropology.
Topics vary with term and instructor.
Prerequisite: 070:101 or 070:108, or permission of instructor.
Coming Summer 2020 - Anthropology of Sports!
Course Description: Since ancient times, sports has pervaded human life. This course explores the significance of sports in modern society. While sports is often touted as being above or outside politics it has historically been a vehicle for nation building and ideology. This course focuses specifically on the intersection of modern sports with such social and cultural phenomena as; gender, class, race, and ethnicity; violence, health, global capitalism, politics, and nationalism.
Preliminary Syllabi spring 2013
Preliminary syllabi serve as an approximate guide. Assignments and readings may be changed.