Fall 2017

128: Special Topics in Archaeology – Ancient African Civilizations

Instructor: William White

Term: Fall 2017

Time: Tu, Th 3:30pm – 4:59pm

Current topics in method and theory of archaeological research, varying with instructor.

141: Comparative Society

Instructor: Aihwa Ong

Term: Fall 2017

Time: Tu, Th 2:00pm – 3:29pm

Theories of social structure, functional interrelationships of social institutions. Primary emphasis on non-Western societies.

R5B 003: Reading & Composition in Anthropology

Instructor: Laurie Wilkie, Christopher Lowman

Term: Fall 2017

Time: Tu, Th 11:00am – 12:29pm

024: 001 Freshman Seminar

Instructor: Patrick Kirch

Term: Fall 2017

Time: W 11:00am – 11:59am

The Freshman Seminar Program has been designed to provide new students with the opportunity to explore an intellectual topic with a faculty member in a small seminar setting. Freshman seminars are offered in all campus departments, and topics may vary from department to department and semester to semester.

140: The Anthropology of Food

Instructor: Christine Hastorf

Term: Fall 2017

Time: M, W, F 10:00am – 10:59am

This course examines the place of food in society and includes discussions of identity, taste, taboos, ritual, traditions, nationalism, health, alcohol use, civilizing society, globalism, and the global politics of food.

138A: History and Theory of Ethnographic Film

Instructor: Daniel Fisher

Term: Fall 2017

Time: Tu, Th 3:30pm – 4:59pm

136A: Museum Exhibit Curation and Design

Instructor: Rosemary Joyce

Term: Fall 2017

Time: Tu, Th 11:00am – 12:29pm

127A: Bioarchaeology – Introduction to Skeletal Biology and Bioarchaeology

Instructor: Sabrina Agarwal

Term: Fall 2017

Time: W 1:00pm – 2:59pm

An introduction to skeletal biology and anatomy to understand how skeletal remains can be used in reconstructing patterns of adaptation and biocultural evolution in past populations, emphasizing a problem-based approach to bioarchaeological questions.

126M: Geoarcaeology

Instructor: Lisa Maher

Term: Fall 2017

Time: Tu 12:00pm – 2:59pm

C125A: Archaeology of East Asia

Instructor: Junko Habu

Term: Fall 2017

Time: Tu, Th 2:00pm – 3:29pm

Prehistoric and protohistoric archaeology in China, Japan, and Korea.