Anthropology

 

I.  Culture, People, and Nature: General Anthropology (ANTH 1063.01)

            Instructor: Michael Whalen

            Time: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays—1:00-1:50 PM

            Location: Kendall Hall, 112

This course serves as a survey of the four sub-fields of anthropology: physical/biological anthropology, cultural anthropology, archaeology, cultural anthropology, and linguistic anthropology.    By the end of the course, students will be able to form a coherent picture of the origins, development and diversity of humanity and its past and present cultures.   

 

II.  Patterns in Culture: Cultural Anthropology (ANTH 2043.01)

            Instructor: Lamont Lindstrom

            Time: Mondays and Wednesdays—3:30-4:45 PM

            Location: Kendall Hall, 110

“Patterns in Culture” describes and analyzes human cultural institutions, drawing examples from non-industrial societies.  Course content will emphasize the ways anthropologists study people, ideas, patterns of behavior, and material life.  

 

III.  Gender Across Cultures (ANTH 3173.01)

            Instructor: Lamont Lindstrom

            Time: Mondays and Wednesdays—2:00-3:15 PM

            Location: Harwell Hall, SR

“Gender Across Cultures” is a comparative cultural investigation of gender relations and human sexuality in a range of human societies, including the United States.  This course is cross listed as a Women and Gender Studies course.