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ANTHRO 326: Postcolonial and Indigenous Archaeologies

The role of postcolonial and Indigenous archaeologies as emergeant disciplinary activities within contemporary society. Community based archaeologies; the roles of oral history, landscape, and memory; archaeology as political action; and history in archaeological projects. The emergence of Indigenous archaeology within N. America in relation to limitations imposed by processual or new archaeology; and NAGPRA, Kennewick, essentialism, and terminal narratives within this context. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.
Last offered: Spring 2018

ANTHRO 327: Language and Political Economy

Theories of language: Saussure, Jakobson, Hymes, Marx, Foucault, Butler, and Derrida. The theorization of language in its linkages to power, social relations, and history. Prerequisites: Linguistics or Anthropology course work. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.
Last offered: Autumn 2012

ANTHRO 328: Making

The politics of visuality, social imagination, and the ethics of visual production and consumption in the current moment. Sources include anthropology, art history, and philosophy. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.
Last offered: Autumn 2015

ANTHRO 331: The Anthropology of Technology

Iconic discipline-building works of the last three decades; readings that lay out and intervene in contemporary debates. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.
Last offered: Autumn 2016

ANTHRO 332: Anthropology of Ethics

Recent decades have witnessed what some scholars have termed an ethical turn in anthropology. This course explores the emergence of this field of study, asking the following questions: What has motivated a renewed anthropological interest in the subject of ethics? How has a focus on ethics enabled the development of new theoretical currents in the discipline? To what extent have anthropological studies of ethics provided new understandings of traditional topics, concerning social hierarchy, power relations, embodiment, and subject-formation?
Last offered: Spring 2018

ANTHRO 332A: The Anthropology of Heritage: Concepts, Contexts and Critique (ARCHLGY 132, ARCHLGY 232, ARCHLGY 332)

This seminar will explore foundational concepts currently employed within heritage practice and debates. Readings will examine the historically formative context of colonial-era and nationalist discourses on stewardship and culture, as well as postcolonial reformulations of such concepts as cultural property, cultural recognition and public history. The seminar will engage the question of the relationship between foundational concepts and the current cosmopolitan and internationalist vision for heritage, probing the enduring dynamics of North-South divides in heritage development and archaeological practice.
Last offered: Winter 2012

ANTHRO 333: Anthropologies of Evidence

Drawing on literature in Anthropology and Science and Technology Studies, this course will examine what kinds of artifacts and arguments count as evidence in intellectual and scientific debate
Last offered: Autumn 2012

ANTHRO 333A: The Cultural Politics of Ambiguity

Contemporary conceptual approaches to understanding the politics and production of certainty, ambiguity, and doubt. The seemingly ambiguous nature of the science of industrial pollution and contamination exonerate corporate and government polluters from rising rates of cancer, while the science of liberal economic models seems to create no alternative to massive economic subsidies of the financial sector. How culpability, exoneration, transformative action, institutional stasis, and political rely on the production of certainty, ambiguity, and doubt. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.
Last offered: Autumn 2009

ANTHRO 334: Trauma and Healing

This course considers class and recent work on culture and psychiatry with an emphasis on trauma. We consider work on the main diagnostic categories like depression and schizophrenia, but also the work on dissociation, war combat, PTSD, and psychosis.
Last offered: Winter 2011

ANTHRO 336: Anthropology of Rights

Ideas of rights at the center of contemporary politics around the world. An anthropological perspective on how rights are invoked, claimed, and translated into institutional policies in ethnographic cases. The limitations of liberal notions of rights and innovative forms of politics emerging within and against rights talk. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.
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