Jan 19, 2021  
Catalogue 2020-2021 
    
Catalogue 2020-2021
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ANTH 140 - Cultural Anthropology

Semester Offered: Fall and Spring
1 unit(s)
An introduction to central concepts, methods, and findings in cultural anthropology, including culture, cultural difference, the interpretation of culture, and participant-observation. The course uses cross-cultural comparison to question scholarly and commonsense understandings of human nature. Topics may include sexuality, kinship, political and economic systems, myth, ritual and cosmology, and culturally varied ways of constructing race, gender, and ethnicity. Students undertake small research projects and explore different styles of ethnographic writing. Kaushik Ghosh and Candice Lowe Swift.

Two 75-minute periods.

Course Format: CLS



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