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ANTHROPOLOGY

ANTH-544 Topics in Public Anthropology Course Level: 500-LEVEL Course

Topics in Public Anthropology (3) Topics vary by section. The application of anthropological method and theory to solving problems in contemporary society. Rotating topics include anthropology of education, health, culture and illness, public archaeology, media activism, and anthropology of human rights. Repeatable for credit with different topic.

ANTH-544-001
Term: Spring 2018 Regular Term
Course Level: 500-LEVEL Course
Section Title: Social Movements
Social Movements (3) Examines anthropological and related social science approaches to contemporary and historical social movements, including the role movements play in creating social change. The types of movements discussed include Black Lives Matter, Occupy Wall Street, Trump, the Tea Party, pro- and anti-immigration, feminism, labor, health care, prison abolition and prisoner rights, the Islamic State and al Qaeda, peace/anti-war, drug war, LGBTQ, and peasant and land rights movements, among others. Intersecting topics include inequality, oppression, race, gender, class, sexuality, religion, nationalism, and neoliberal capitalism.
ANTH-544-901
Term: Spring 2018 Regular Term
Course Level: 500-LEVEL Course
Section Title: Social Movements
Social Movements (3) Examines anthropological and related social science approaches to contemporary and historical social movements, including the role movements play in creating social change. The types of movements discussed include Black Lives Matter, Occupy Wall Street, Trump, the Tea Party, pro- and anti-immigration, feminism, labor, health care, prison abolition and prisoner rights, the Islamic State and al Qaeda, peace/anti-war, drug war, LGBTQ, and peasant and land rights movements, among others. Intersecting topics include inequality, oppression, race, gender, class, sexuality, religion, nationalism, and neoliberal capitalism. Open only to Anthropology Master's International Program students. Meets with ANTH-544 001.