Summer 2019

002AC: Introduction to Archaeology


Term: Summer 2019 Session: A

Time: M, T, W, Th 10:00am - 11:59am

Prehistory and cultural growth. Introduction to the methods, goals, and theoretical concepts of archaeology with attention to the impact archaeology has had on the construction of the histories of diverse communities - Native Americans, Hispanics, and Euro-Americans. It fulfills the requirements for 2.

  • Fulfills the American Cultures requirement. 

122C: Archaeology of the Americas - Archaeology of Central America

Instructor: Lisa Johnson

Term: Summer 2019 SessionA

TimeM, T, W, Th 2:00pm - 3:59pm

A survey of what archaeology can tell us about the pre-Columbian cultures of Central America: the Olmec, Maya, Aztec, and their neighbors.

158: Anthropology of Islam

Instructor: Ozge Serin

Term: Summer 2019 Session: A

Time: M, Tu, W, Th 12:00pm - 1:59pm

A consideration of the interplay between religious beliefs and institutions and other aspects of culture.

166: Language, Culture, and Society

Instructor: Brian Karl

Term: Summer 2019 Session: D

Time: M, Tu, W, Th 2:00pm - 3:59pm

001: Introduction to Biological Anthropology


Term: Summer  2019      Session: A

Time: M, T, W, Th 10:00am - 11:59am

An introduction to human evolution. Physical and behavioral adaptations of humans and their prehistoric and living relatives. Issues in evolutionary theory, molecular evolution, primate behavior, interpretation of fossils. Prehistoric activities, racial differences, genetic components of behavior are defined and evaluated.

003AC: Introduction to Social/Cultural Anthropology

Instructor: Karl Brian

Term: Summer 2019 SessionD

TimeM, T, W, Th 10:00am - 11:59am

The structure and dynamics of human cultures and social institutions from a comparative perspective with special attention to American cultures and their roots. Case studies will illustrate the principles presented in the course.

  • Fulfills the American Cultures requirement.