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ANTHROPOLOGY

ANTH-439 Culture, History, Power, Place (3)

Course Level: Undergraduate

Topics vary by section, may be repeated for credit with different topic. Examination of a particular culture area to provide insight into the conditions that produced distinctive cultures in certain geographical regions. Rotating culture areas include North American Indians, Latin America, Mexico and Central America, African American women, India, Africa, China, and Japan. Meets with ANTH-639. Usually offered every term.

ANTH-439 001
Term: SPRING 2016
Course Level: Undergraduate
Section Title: Community, Anthropology and Heritage
In this course, students explore studies that include working with communities to preserve and manage the cultural heritage, collaborating with communities in nationally-initiated projects that ensure significant local control over decision-making, responding to initiatives taken by communities to develop heritage sites, and co-writing histories and developing joint research projects. The successes of community participation in other parts of the world are important to understand and include a broad range of intersection issues and themes, including research into indigenous knowledge systems, oral traditions, cosmological constructions, social memory and place, human rights, and issues of sustainability. Meets with ANTH-639 001.
ANTH-439 001
Term: FALL 2016
Course Level: Undergraduate
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