Anthropology (ANTH)

ANTH 501 ANTHROPOLOGICAL THEORY (3)

Survey of the theoretical contribution made by American, British and Continental anthropologists. Prerequisites: ANTH 207 plus 9 hours of anthropology.

ANTH 502 ENVIRONMENTAL ARCHAEOLOGY (3)

Analysis of pre-Columbian Native American environmental adaptations. Special focus on Ancestral Puebloans in the American Southwest. Prerequisites: ANTH 207 or ANTH 208.

ANTH 507 KOREA AND GLOBALIZATION (3)

Tensions and contradictions in Korean society and culture brought about by globalization; Koreans in diaspora, and Korea as a globalized, multicultural nation; Korean culture as a global commodity consumed outside of Korea. Prerequisite: ANTH 207.

ANTH 521 ANTHROPOLOGY OF GENDER (3)

Anthropological analysis of gender in a global context, including contemporary forms of gender inequality and diverse meanings of gender across cultures; themes include gender, colonialism, and capitalism; the intersections of gender, sexuality, race, ethnicity, and class; kinship, nationalism, and reproduction; and gendered labor in the global economy. Prerequisite: SOCI 101 or ANTH 207.

ANTH 525 MORAL PANICS (3)

Anthropological theories and methods used to analyze moral panics; role of the global media in the culture of fear. Prerequisites: ANTH 207.

ANTH 530 TOPICS IN ANTHROPOLOGY (3)

Examination of current topics in anthropology, designed for non-majors as well as majors. May be repeated for credit provided a different topic is covered. Prerequisite: ANTH 207.

ANTH 531 TOPICS IN ANTHROPOLOGY (3)

Examination of current topics in anthropology, designed for non-majors as well as majors. May be repeated for credit provided a different topic is covered. Prerequisite: ANTH 207.

ANTH 532 TOPICS IN ANTHROPOLOGY (3)

Examination of current topics in anthropology, designed for non-majors as well as majors. May be repeated for credit provided a different topic is covered. Prerequisite: ANTH 207.

ANTH 533 TOPICS IN ANTHROPOLOGY (3)

Examination of current topics in anthropology, designed for non-majors as well as majors. May be repeated for credit provided a different topic is covered. Prerequisite: ANTH 207.

ANTH 534 TOPICS IN ANTHROPOLOGY (3)

Examination of current topics in anthropology, designed for non-majors as well as majors. May be repeated for credit provided a different topic is covered. Prerequisite: ANTH 207.

ANTH 535 TOPICS IN ANTHROPOLOGY (3)

Examination of current topics in anthropology, designed for non-majors as well as majors. May be repeated for credit provided a different topic is covered. Prerequisite: ANTH 207.

ANTH 536 TOPICS IN ANTHROPOLOGY (3)

Examination of current topics in anthropology, designed for non-majors as well as majors. May be repeated for credit provided a different topic is covered. Prerequisite: ANTH 207.

ANTH 537 TOPICS IN ANTHROPOLOGY (3)

Examination of current topics in anthropology, designed for non-majors as well as majors. May be repeated for credit provided a different topic is covered. Prerequisite: ANTH 207.

ANTH 538 TOPICS IN ANTHROPOLOGY (3)

Examination of current topics in anthropology, designed for non-majors as well as majors. May be repeated for credit provided a different topic is covered. Prerequisite: ANTH 207.

ANTH 539 TOPICS IN ANTHROPOLOGY (3)

Examination of current topics in anthropology, designed for non-majors as well as majors. May be repeated for credit provided a different topic is covered. Prerequisite: ANTH 207.

ANTH 546 WEALTH, POWER AND POLITICS IN CROSS-CULTURAL PERSPECTIVE (3)

Political systems and the distribution of power in egalitarian, ranked and stratified societies will be examined. Prerequisite: SOCI 101 or ANTH 207.

ANTH 553 LATINAS IN THE AMERICAS (3)

Anthropological perspective stressing "emic" or insider view, structural constraints of class, gender and race; women's agency is used to understand the diverse experiences of Latin American women with colonization, independence, revolution, development and structural readjustment. Prerequisite: ANTH 207 or ANTH 208 or WMST 231 or consent of instructor.

ANTH 564 RELIGION, MAGIC AND WITCHCRAFT (3)

The world view, beliefs and rituals of selected non-literate peoples considered with reference to religion as a universal category of human culture. Prerequisite: ANTH 207.

ANTH 565 NORTH AMERICAN INDIANS (3)

The traditional culture of native North Americans and their sociocultural place in modern American society. Prerequisite: ANTH 207.

ANTH 566 SOUTH AMERICAN INDIANS (3)

Survey of the cultures of the native peoples of South America in pre-Columbian times and the situation of contemporary tribal peoples of South America. Prerequisite: ANTH 207.

ANTH 567 PEOPLES OF THE MIDDLE EAST (3)

Survey of the Middle East as a cultural area with emphasis on culture change. Prerequisite: ANTH 207.

ANTH 568 GLOBALIZATION IN CROSS-CULTURE PERSPECTIVE (3)

Analyzes various approaches to globalization and examines the consequences of globalization and development among selected contemporary populations, primarily southern countries of the world. Prerequisites: ANTH 207 and SOCI 101.

ANTH 569 TRADITION AND REVOLUTION IN LATIN AMERICA (3)

Legacies, both real and imagined, of revolution in contemporary politics and social change in Latin America; new forms of resistance and movements for social and economic justice in the Global South. Prerequisite: SOCI 101, ANTH 207, or ANTH 208.

ANTH 570 SPECIAL TOPICS IN ANTHROPOLOGY (1-3)

Examination of current topics in anthropology at the most specialized level. May be repeated for credit provided a different topic is covered. Prerequisites: ANTH 207 and 6 additional units of anthropology.

ANTH 581 ARCHAEOLOGICAL METHODS AND THEORY (3)

Methods of excavating and recording archaeological data. Investigation of problems of current research interest. Prerequisite: ANTH 207.

ANTH 582 VISUAL ANTHROPOLOGY (3)

Study of ethnographic media and representation of various cultures globally; theories and methods related to the production of various forms of visual anthropology. Prerequisites: ANTH 207.

ANTH 583 NORTH AMERICAN ARCHAEOLOGY (3)

Regional survey of the prehistory of native North American cultures. Prerequisite: ANTH 207 or ANTH 208.

ANTH 587 NATIVE AMERICAN ARCHAEOASTRONOMY (3)

Prehistoric roots of astronomy in the New World, with an emphasis on the American southwest. Celestial motions and the development of a calendar, related folklore and case studies concerning solstice and equinox observations. Prerequisite: ANTH 207 or ANTH 208.

ANTH 588 RETHINKING INDIGENEITY (3)

Indigenous traditions, ideals, and customs and their impact on contemporary law, economics, politics, and ways of life; how indigenous peoples organize and present themselves in national and global debates over citizenship, resource politics, and participatory democracy; anthropology's historical role in defining the indigenous "other" and recent politicization of the concept of indigeneity as a language to create change. Prerequisite: SOCI 101 or ANTH 207.

ANTH 591 INTERNSHIP IN ANTHROPOLOGY I (3)

Supervised experience in work setting which facilitates understanding of rules and relationships relevant to anthropological inquiry and application of anthropological knowledge. While opportunities to do anthropologically oriented fieldwork in the community will usually be available, placement in agencies dedicated to anthropological inquiry may not always be possible. Students may elect to take one semester for 3 units (591) or two semesters for 3 units each (591-592), in one agency for both semesters or in a different agency each semester. No more than 3 units may be earned in a semester, without consent of the chair, which will be granted only when agency requirements and student needs make it appropriate. Prerequisite: Consent of internship coordinator.

ANTH 592 INTERNSHIP IN ANTHROPOLOGY II (3)

Supervised experience in work setting which facilitates understanding of rules and relationships relevant to anthropological inquiry and application of anthropological knowledge. While opportunities to do anthropologically oriented fieldwork in the community will usually be available, placement in agencies dedicated to anthropological inquiry may not always be possible. Students may elect to take one semester for 3 units (591) or two semesters for 3 units each (591-592), in one agency for both semesters or in a different agency each semester. No more than 3 units may be earned in a semester, without consent of the chair, which will be granted only when agency requirements and student needs make it appropriate. Prerequisite: Consent of internship coordinator.

ANTH 595 INDEPENDENT RESEARCH (3)

Supervised research and anthropological investigation leading to preparation of a research project or a supervised field experience. For senior students with a concentration in anthropology. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units. Prerequisites: at least 12 units in ANTH and consent of department chair.