Official Course Descriptions

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Course Information

Featured Courses for Fall 2016

Interested students may wish to consider one of the following Fall courses.

ANTH 60a Archaeological Methods
Archaeological Field MethodsFocuses on the exploration of an archaeological site on campus to offer a practice-oriented introduction to field methods, including surface-survey, mapping, and excavation of archaeological features. Students will learn first-hand the fundamental skills of archaeological fieldwork, including surveying, ‘reading’ stratigraphy, identifying features, recovering artifacts, recording excavations and interpreting their findings working in the field and in the lab. »  Download Flyer
Schedule: Fridays from 2 pm - 4:50 pm
Taught by: Franco Rossi

ANTH 113b Race and Ethnicity: Anthropological Perspectives
Examines theories and ethnographies of race and ethnicity through three units: literary and social scientific theories of race and othering; the race system in the U.S. today; and a comparative look at the American racial system to explore ways in which America’s race system varies cross-societally and cross-historically. One goal of the course is to understand changing ideas of race and ethnicity that have emerged from anthropologists and cultural critics.
Schedule: Mondays and Wednesdays from 5 pm - 6:20 pm
Taught by: Daniel Souleles

ANTH 135a Contemporary Israeli Society: Identities and Dilemmas
Contemporary IsraelIsrael stands at the center of global attention, but what characterizes Israeli culture? What are the dilemmas and challenges that Israeli society faces? How can ethnography be undertaken in such a complex and sensitive space? This seminar will introduce students to the anthropology of Israel by reading a wide range of contemporary ethnography. The class will explore politics, gender, nationalism, ethnicity, religion, environment, globalization and popular culture. »  Download Flyer
Schedule: Mondays and Wednesdays 3:30 pm - 4:50 pm
Taught by: Liron Shani

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