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ANTH 400A History of Anthropology - HISTORY OF ANTH

The development of anthropological theory and practice in institutional contexts.

This course is eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. To determine whether you can take this course for Credit/D/Fail grading, visit the Credit/D/Fail website. You must register in the course before you can select the Credit/D/Fail grading option.

Credits: 3

Pre-reqs: ANTH 300.


Status Section Activity Term Interval Days Start Time End Time Comments
BlockedANTH 400A 001Web-Oriented Course1 Tue Thu14:0015:30

This seminar will explore the development of key concepts in anthropology theory from foundational work in social philosophy to contemporary theory.

Western social thought has dealt extensively with key issues: the relationship between the individual and society, the relationship between nature and culture, the nature of change in human societies, and the relationship between us and them. These themes run though the history of anthropology from its early pre-professional formation to contemporary research and theory.

During the course you will examine theorists who have contributed to the books and articles you have read during your academic career.

ANTH 400A 200Lecture2 Tue Thu9:3011:00