Course Description: This course introduces students to the concepts and methods of cultural anthropology. Cultural Anthropology is the study of the diversity of human ways of living with one another, from local communities to extended global organizations. In this course students explore the diversity of human cultures and acquire conceptual tools that will help them translate between different cultural and social perspectives. This course also pays particular attention to the role that colonialism and globalization play in structuring relationships between the diverse peoples of the world today. Students will gain familiarity with key concepts in the discipline as these pertain to contemporary global and local problems.
Professor: M. Eleanor Nevins
Office: AB 503