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Autumn 2016

Qtr Course Section / SLN Instructor Meetings
aut ANTH 203: Introduction To Anthropological Linguistics

Linguistic methods and theories used within anthropology. Basic structural features of language; human language and animal communication compared; evidence for the innate nature of language. Language and culture: linguistic relativism, ethnography of communication, sociolinguistics. Language and nationalism, language politics in the United States and elsewhere. Offered: jointly with LING 203.

I&S, VLPA
A - 10289 Clark, Heather M WThF 10:30-11:20
aut ANTH 203: Introduction To Anthropological Linguistics

Linguistic methods and theories used within anthropology. Basic structural features of language; human language and animal communication compared; evidence for the innate nature of language. Language and culture: linguistic relativism, ethnography of communication, sociolinguistics. Language and nationalism, language politics in the United States and elsewhere. Offered: jointly with LING 203.

AA - 10290 T 09:30-10:20
aut ANTH 203: Introduction To Anthropological Linguistics

Linguistic methods and theories used within anthropology. Basic structural features of language; human language and animal communication compared; evidence for the innate nature of language. Language and culture: linguistic relativism, ethnography of communication, sociolinguistics. Language and nationalism, language politics in the United States and elsewhere. Offered: jointly with LING 203.

AB - 10291 T 09:30-10:20
aut ANTH 203: Introduction To Anthropological Linguistics

Linguistic methods and theories used within anthropology. Basic structural features of language; human language and animal communication compared; evidence for the innate nature of language. Language and culture: linguistic relativism, ethnography of communication, sociolinguistics. Language and nationalism, language politics in the United States and elsewhere. Offered: jointly with LING 203.

AC - 10292 T 08:30-09:20
aut ANTH 203: Introduction To Anthropological Linguistics

Linguistic methods and theories used within anthropology. Basic structural features of language; human language and animal communication compared; evidence for the innate nature of language. Language and culture: linguistic relativism, ethnography of communication, sociolinguistics. Language and nationalism, language politics in the United States and elsewhere. Offered: jointly with LING 203.

AD - 10293 T 08:30-09:20
aut ANTH 203: Introduction To Anthropological Linguistics

Linguistic methods and theories used within anthropology. Basic structural features of language; human language and animal communication compared; evidence for the innate nature of language. Language and culture: linguistic relativism, ethnography of communication, sociolinguistics. Language and nationalism, language politics in the United States and elsewhere. Offered: jointly with LING 203.

AE - 10294 T 12:30-13:20
aut ANTH 203: Introduction To Anthropological Linguistics

Linguistic methods and theories used within anthropology. Basic structural features of language; human language and animal communication compared; evidence for the innate nature of language. Language and culture: linguistic relativism, ethnography of communication, sociolinguistics. Language and nationalism, language politics in the United States and elsewhere. Offered: jointly with LING 203.

AF - 10295 T 12:30-13:20
aut ANTH 204: Reading Ethnography

Introduction to the descriptive and analytic literature of cultural anthropology. Extended examination of representative accounts of the lifeway of peoples from selected areas of the world with an emphasis on methods of observation and analysis.

I&S
A - 10296 Radhika Govindrajan M W 12:30-14:20
aut ANTH 215: Introduction To Medical Anthropology And Global Health

Explores influences of global processes on health of U.S. and other societies from a social-justice perspective. Emphasizes inter-relationships between cultural, environmental, social-economic, political, and medical systems that contribute to health status, outcomes, policies, and healthcare delivery. Focuses on health disparities within and between societies and communities around the world.

DIV, I&S
A - 10297 Marieke van Eijk T Th 08:30-10:20
aut ANTH 215: Introduction To Medical Anthropology And Global Health

Explores influences of global processes on health of U.S. and other societies from a social-justice perspective. Emphasizes inter-relationships between cultural, environmental, social-economic, political, and medical systems that contribute to health status, outcomes, policies, and healthcare delivery. Focuses on health disparities within and between societies and communities around the world.

AA - 10298 F 09:30-10:20
aut ANTH 215: Introduction To Medical Anthropology And Global Health

Explores influences of global processes on health of U.S. and other societies from a social-justice perspective. Emphasizes inter-relationships between cultural, environmental, social-economic, political, and medical systems that contribute to health status, outcomes, policies, and healthcare delivery. Focuses on health disparities within and between societies and communities around the world.

AB - 10299 F 09:30-10:20
aut ANTH 215: Introduction To Medical Anthropology And Global Health

Explores influences of global processes on health of U.S. and other societies from a social-justice perspective. Emphasizes inter-relationships between cultural, environmental, social-economic, political, and medical systems that contribute to health status, outcomes, policies, and healthcare delivery. Focuses on health disparities within and between societies and communities around the world.

AC - 10300 F 09:30-10:20
aut ANTH 215: Introduction To Medical Anthropology And Global Health

Explores influences of global processes on health of U.S. and other societies from a social-justice perspective. Emphasizes inter-relationships between cultural, environmental, social-economic, political, and medical systems that contribute to health status, outcomes, policies, and healthcare delivery. Focuses on health disparities within and between societies and communities around the world.

AF - 10301 F 10:30-11:20
aut ANTH 215: Introduction To Medical Anthropology And Global Health

Explores influences of global processes on health of U.S. and other societies from a social-justice perspective. Emphasizes inter-relationships between cultural, environmental, social-economic, political, and medical systems that contribute to health status, outcomes, policies, and healthcare delivery. Focuses on health disparities within and between societies and communities around the world.

AG - 10302 F 10:30-11:20
aut ANTH 215: Introduction To Medical Anthropology And Global Health

Explores influences of global processes on health of U.S. and other societies from a social-justice perspective. Emphasizes inter-relationships between cultural, environmental, social-economic, political, and medical systems that contribute to health status, outcomes, policies, and healthcare delivery. Focuses on health disparities within and between societies and communities around the world.

AH - 10303 F 10:30-11:20
aut ANTH 215: Introduction To Medical Anthropology And Global Health

Explores influences of global processes on health of U.S. and other societies from a social-justice perspective. Emphasizes inter-relationships between cultural, environmental, social-economic, political, and medical systems that contribute to health status, outcomes, policies, and healthcare delivery. Focuses on health disparities within and between societies and communities around the world.

AI - 10304 F 11:30-12:20
aut ANTH 215: Introduction To Medical Anthropology And Global Health

Explores influences of global processes on health of U.S. and other societies from a social-justice perspective. Emphasizes inter-relationships between cultural, environmental, social-economic, political, and medical systems that contribute to health status, outcomes, policies, and healthcare delivery. Focuses on health disparities within and between societies and communities around the world.

AJ - 10305 F 11:30-12:20
aut ANTH 215: Introduction To Medical Anthropology And Global Health

Explores influences of global processes on health of U.S. and other societies from a social-justice perspective. Emphasizes inter-relationships between cultural, environmental, social-economic, political, and medical systems that contribute to health status, outcomes, policies, and healthcare delivery. Focuses on health disparities within and between societies and communities around the world.

AK - 10306 F 11:30-12:20
aut ANTH 269: Special Topics In Anthropology

Delineation and analysis of a specific problem or related problems in anthropology.

I&S
A - 23159 Mawkanuli, Talant T Th 13:30-15:20
aut ANTH 305: Anthropology Of The Body

Surveys classic anthropological literature examining the relationship between culture and the body. Examines Euroamerican body culture historically. Explores how the body is represented in mass media and the effects this has on everyday body ideologies.

I&S
A - 10307 Jessica A. Johnson M W 15:30-17:20
aut ANTH 308: The Anthropology Of Gender, Women's Health, And Reproduction

Examines anthropological approaches to improving women's health by surveying women's health history, status, and participation in healthcare. Analyzes a range of health issues, including reproductive healthcare problems, women's body images and sexuality, current health policies, as related to daily structures and relationships of gender, race/ethnicity, class.

DIV, I&S, W
A - 22540 Rachel R. Chapman M W 15:30-17:20
aut ANTH 313: Peoples Of Africa

Survey of the many cultures of pre- and post-colonial sub-Saharan Africa. Appreciation of the adaptability, strength, and creativity of African peoples.

I&S
A - 10308 Daniel J. Hoffman T Th 15:30-17:20
aut ANTH 324: Current Issues In Medical Anthropoogy And Global Health

Guest speakers showcase local expertise in the field. Speakers share information about the path that led them to research in MAGH, and raise current research questions in their field of expertise. Credit/no-credit only.

I&S
A - 10309 Marieke van Eijk W 15:30-16:50
aut ANTH 359: Linguistic Ethnography

Language use in cultural contexts. How language reflects world view. Language use in culturally significant settings. Analyzes sets of culturally specific terms in semantic domains. Includes projects demonstrating application of theory and method to data addressing specific problems. Workshop format.

I&S
A - 10311 Holly M. Barker W F 12:30-14:20
aut ANTH 369: Special Problems In Anthropology

Delineation and analysis of a specific problem or related problems in sociocultural anthropology.

I&S
B - 10313 Sara L. Gonzalez T Th 11:30-13:20
aut ANTH 412: South Asian Social Structure

Examines caste, class, and community in modern India. Transitions from colonial typology to analysis of social change, diversity, stability, and caste hierarchy in rural society. Current debates on class and community in Indian society, rural and urban, explored through themes of identity, structure, and mobility. Prerequisite: one 200-level ANTH course. Offered: jointly with JSIS A 412.

DIV, I&S
A - 10315 Sareeta Amrute T Th 10:30-12:20
aut ANTH 432: Sociolinguistics I

Interrelationships between social and linguistic factors influencing variation in speech production and perception, morphology, syntax, lexicon. Considers contribution of ethnic, regional and socioeconomic group memberships to dialect differentiation and progression of language change. Nonstandard language, diglossia, pidgins, creoles, gender differences, bi- and multilingualism, ethnography of speaking, pragmatics, and language attitudes. Prerequisite: either LING 200 or LING 400. Instructors: Evans, Wassink Offered: jointly with LING 432.

DIV, I&S, VLPA
A - 10317 Evans, Betsy E M W 08:30-10:20
aut ANTH 443: Anthropology Of Modern Japan

Examines the problem of modernity in Japan since the late nineteenth century, with emphasis on contemporary Japan. Critically addresses previous anthropological work concerning patterns of Japanese "culture." Particular focus on the influence of modern forms of power, media, and exchange in the construction of present-day Japan. Offered: jointly with JSIS A 449.

I&S
A - 10318 Arai, Andrea G. M W 15:30-17:20
aut ANTH 448: Modern Korean Society

Social organization and values of twentieth-century Korea. Changes in family and kinship, gender relations, rural society, urban life, education, and industrial organization since 1900. Differences between North and South Korea since 1945. Offered: jointly with JSIS A 448.

I&S
B - 10320 Clark Sorensen T Th 08:30-10:20
aut ANTH 456: Contemporary Ethnography

Discusses several contemporary ethnographies. Focuses on what constitutes ethnography and how ethnography is done, as well as the relationship between ethnographic description, methodology, and theory. Covers a range of geographical areas, theoretical perspectives, and literary styles.. Prerequisite: either a 100- 200-level ANTH course or LING 203.

I&S
A - 10321 Radhika Govindrajan M W 15:30-17:20
aut ANTH 466: Anthropology Honors Thesis

Individual research under the direction of a thesis adviser, culminating in a senior honors thesis. Open only to upper-class students in departmental honors program.

I&S Honors
A - 22775 to be arranged -
aut ANTH 469: Special Studies In Anthropology

Delineation and analysis of a specific problem or related problems in anthropology. Offered occasionally by visitors or resident faculty.

I&S
C - 23438 M W 19:00-21:20
aut ANTH 479: Advanced Topics In Medical Anthropology

Explores theoretical and ethnographic advanced topics in medical anthropology.

W
A - 10323 Rachel R. Chapman T Th 15:30-18:20
aut ANTH 479: Advanced Topics In Medical Anthropology

Explores theoretical and ethnographic advanced topics in medical anthropology.

B - 22844 Jenna Grant M W 13:30-15:20
aut ANTH 489: Anthropology Practicum

Faculty-supervised internships, either on or off campus, in organizations utilizing anthropological skills in nonacademic settings. Settings may include museums, academic journals, social service or other governmental agencies, and private nonprofit service agencies.

A - 10324 to be arranged -
aut ANTH 499: Undergraduate Research A - 10325 to be arranged -
aut ANTH 524: Current Issues In Medical Anthropoogy And Global Health

Guest speakers showcase local expertise in the field. Speakers share information about the path that led them to research in MAGH, and raise current research questions in their field of expertise. Credit/no-credit only.

A - 10327 Marieke van Eijk W 15:30-16:50
aut ANTH 532: Sociolinguistics I

Examines social variation in the phonology, morphology, syntax, and lexicon of languages and dialects. Includes nonstandard language, diglossia, pidgins and creoles, gender differences, bi- and multilingualism, ethnography of speaking, and language attitudes. Prerequisite: either LING 200 or LING 400. Instructors: Evans, Wassink Offered: jointly with LING 532; S.

A - 10328 Evans, Betsy E M W 08:30-10:20
aut ANTH 550: Field Techniques In Ethnography

Techniques of collecting, ordering, and utilizing ethnographic data in the field. Problems of rapport, elicitation, observation, interpretation, and ethics. Credit/no-credit only.

A - 10330 Jean M. Dennison M W 13:30-15:20
aut ANTH 569: Special Topics In Sociocultural Anthropology

Delineation and analysis of a specific topic or set of related topics in sociocultural anthropology.

A - 22935 Jean M. Dennison T Th 13:30-15:20
aut ANTH 600: Independent Study Or Research A - 10331 to be arranged -
aut ANTH 700: Master's Thesis

Credit/no-credit only.

A - 10332 to be arranged -
aut ANTH 800: Doctoral Dissertation

Credit/no-credit only.

A - 10333 to be arranged -
aut ARCHY 105: The Human Past

Explores human cultural and biological evolution: how ancestors 2,500,000 years ago were like us but still different, Neanderthals and their extinction, social/economic revolutions from foraging to farming to states and empires, setbacks, failures, relationships with social and natural environments, and the role of technology. Examines the astonishing variety of adaptations humans have made.

I&S
A - 22602 Matthew S. Taylor MTWTh 10:30-11:20
aut ARCHY 269: Special Topics In Archaeology

Investigation of special topics in archaeology focusing on developing basic analytical, practical, and numerical skills.

I&S
A - 22882 Stephanie Selover T Th 14:30-16:20
aut ARCHY 299: Archaeological Laboratory Techniques

Laboratory procedures geared to one specific archaeological research project. Archaeological collection, its processing and curation, how archaeological materials are processed, and how significance is determined. No more than 5 credits may be used toward an anthropology major. Prerequisite: either ARCHY 105 or ARCHY 205.

I&S
A - 10431 to be arranged -
aut ARCHY 369: Special Problems In Archaeology

Delineation and analysis of a specific problem or related problems in archaeology focusing on developing research and scholarly communication skills.

I&S
A - 10432 Stephanie Selover M W 15:30-17:20
aut ARCHY 466: Archaeology Honors Thesis

Individual research under the direction of a thesis adviser, culminating in a senior honors thesis. Open only to upper-class students in departmental honors program.

I&S Honors
A - 10433 to be arranged -
aut ARCHY 469: Special Studies In Archaeology

Consideration in detail of specific archaeological topics, either methodological or substantive in content, of current interest. Offered occasionally by resident, new, or visiting faculty. For advanced undergraduates and graduate students. Prerequisite: ARCHY 205.

I&S
A - 10434 Ben Fitzhugh T Th 13:30-15:20
aut ARCHY 490: Museum Curation Practicum: Archaeology

Application of museological training in curation of archaeological collections including ethnographic, geological, or zoological collection materials in the Burke Museum. Supervised work ranges from fundamental collection documentation and research to preventive conservation, storage, and other special curation projects:

A - 10435 Phillips, Laura S. to be arranged -
aut ARCHY 495: Quantitative Archaeological Analytic Techniques

Introduction to quantitative approaches to archaeological problems; data screening, numeric methods of classification and identification, graphical and computer-based seriation techniques, and the analysis of spatial patterning in artifact distributions. Prerequisite: ARCHY 205.

I&S
A - 10436 Marcos Llobera M W F 11:30-13:20
aut ARCHY 499: Undergraduate Research A - 10437 to be arranged -
aut ARCHY 561: Dating Methods In Archaeology

Theory and method of dating in archaeology. How archaeologists determine time, in both relative and absolute senses. Methodology of stratigraphy, seriation, radiocarbon dating, dendrochronology, obsidian hydration dating and other methods. Special emphasis on, and laboratory experience in, luminescence dating.

W
A - 10438 James K. Feathers T Th 16:30-18:20
aut ARCHY 576: Designing Grant Proposals

Design and writing of grant proposals for archaeological research at both dissertation and senior investigator levels, with particular emphasis on National Science Foundation structure and requirements. Prerequisite: upper-level graduate standing and permission of instructor.

A - 10439 Donald K. Grayson M W 13:30-15:20
aut ARCHY 600: Independent Study Or Research

Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

A - 10440 to be arranged -
aut ARCHY 601: Internship

Credit/no-credit only.

A - 10441 to be arranged -
aut BIO A 101: Human Biological Diversity

Exploration of human biological variation, including skin color, body form, blood groups, genetics, and reproductive strategies. Introduction to the theory of evolution through natural selection. Offered: A.

NW
A - 11300 Alex Hill T Th 09:30-10:50
aut BIO A 101: Human Biological Diversity

Exploration of human biological variation, including skin color, body form, blood groups, genetics, and reproductive strategies. Introduction to the theory of evolution through natural selection. Offered: A.

AA - 11301 M 09:30-10:20
aut BIO A 101: Human Biological Diversity

Exploration of human biological variation, including skin color, body form, blood groups, genetics, and reproductive strategies. Introduction to the theory of evolution through natural selection. Offered: A.

AB - 11302 M 10:30-11:20
aut BIO A 101: Human Biological Diversity

Exploration of human biological variation, including skin color, body form, blood groups, genetics, and reproductive strategies. Introduction to the theory of evolution through natural selection. Offered: A.

AC - 11303 M 11:30-12:20
aut BIO A 101: Human Biological Diversity

Exploration of human biological variation, including skin color, body form, blood groups, genetics, and reproductive strategies. Introduction to the theory of evolution through natural selection. Offered: A.

AE - 11305 M 13:30-14:20
aut BIO A 101: Human Biological Diversity

Exploration of human biological variation, including skin color, body form, blood groups, genetics, and reproductive strategies. Introduction to the theory of evolution through natural selection. Offered: A.

AF - 11306 M 14:30-15:20
aut BIO A 101: Human Biological Diversity

Exploration of human biological variation, including skin color, body form, blood groups, genetics, and reproductive strategies. Introduction to the theory of evolution through natural selection. Offered: A.

AH - 11308 W 10:30-11:20
aut BIO A 101: Human Biological Diversity

Exploration of human biological variation, including skin color, body form, blood groups, genetics, and reproductive strategies. Introduction to the theory of evolution through natural selection. Offered: A.

AI - 11309 W 11:30-12:20
aut BIO A 101: Human Biological Diversity

Exploration of human biological variation, including skin color, body form, blood groups, genetics, and reproductive strategies. Introduction to the theory of evolution through natural selection. Offered: A.

AK - 11311 W 13:30-14:20
aut BIO A 101: Human Biological Diversity

Exploration of human biological variation, including skin color, body form, blood groups, genetics, and reproductive strategies. Introduction to the theory of evolution through natural selection. Offered: A.

AL - 11312 W 14:30-15:20
aut BIO A 201: Principles Of Biological Anthropology

Evolution and adaptation of the human species. Evidence from fossil record and living populations of monkeys, apes, and humans. Interrelationships between human physical and cultural variation and environment; role of natural selection in shaping our evolutionary past, present, and future. Offered: AWSpS.

NW
A - 11313 Matthew S. Taylor M WThF 08:30-09:20
aut BIO A 201: Principles Of Biological Anthropology

Evolution and adaptation of the human species. Evidence from fossil record and living populations of monkeys, apes, and humans. Interrelationships between human physical and cultural variation and environment; role of natural selection in shaping our evolutionary past, present, and future. Offered: AWSpS.

AA - 11314 T 08:30-09:20
aut BIO A 201: Principles Of Biological Anthropology

Evolution and adaptation of the human species. Evidence from fossil record and living populations of monkeys, apes, and humans. Interrelationships between human physical and cultural variation and environment; role of natural selection in shaping our evolutionary past, present, and future. Offered: AWSpS.

AB - 11315 T 10:30-11:20
aut BIO A 201: Principles Of Biological Anthropology

Evolution and adaptation of the human species. Evidence from fossil record and living populations of monkeys, apes, and humans. Interrelationships between human physical and cultural variation and environment; role of natural selection in shaping our evolutionary past, present, and future. Offered: AWSpS.

AC - 11316 T 11:30-12:20
aut BIO A 201: Principles Of Biological Anthropology

Evolution and adaptation of the human species. Evidence from fossil record and living populations of monkeys, apes, and humans. Interrelationships between human physical and cultural variation and environment; role of natural selection in shaping our evolutionary past, present, and future. Offered: AWSpS.

AF - 11319 T 14:30-15:20
aut BIO A 348: Evolutionary Biology And Human Diversity

Examines human biological diversity in the context of our primate history with modern evolutionary theory as the framework. Prerequisite: BIO A 201.

NW
A - 11320 Alex Hill T Th 09:30-10:50
aut BIO A 348: Evolutionary Biology And Human Diversity

Examines human biological diversity in the context of our primate history with modern evolutionary theory as the framework. Prerequisite: BIO A 201.

AA - 11321 F 12:30-14:20
aut BIO A 348: Evolutionary Biology And Human Diversity

Examines human biological diversity in the context of our primate history with modern evolutionary theory as the framework. Prerequisite: BIO A 201.

AB - 11322 F 14:30-16:20
aut BIO A 388: Human Fossils And Evolution

First of a two-part series. Evolution of human anatomy and behavior as adaptations to changing environments. Human fossils: their geological context, age, ecological setting used to reconstruct the evolution of our species during the last six million years of earth history. Prerequisite: either BIO A 201 or BIOL 180.

NW
A - 11323 Patricia A. Kramer MTWTh 12:30-13:20
aut BIO A 388: Human Fossils And Evolution

First of a two-part series. Evolution of human anatomy and behavior as adaptations to changing environments. Human fossils: their geological context, age, ecological setting used to reconstruct the evolution of our species during the last six million years of earth history. Prerequisite: either BIO A 201 or BIOL 180.

AA - 11324 F 08:30-10:20
aut BIO A 388: Human Fossils And Evolution

First of a two-part series. Evolution of human anatomy and behavior as adaptations to changing environments. Human fossils: their geological context, age, ecological setting used to reconstruct the evolution of our species during the last six million years of earth history. Prerequisite: either BIO A 201 or BIOL 180.

AB - 11325 F 10:30-12:20
aut BIO A 466: Biocultural Anthropology Honors Thesis

Individual research under the direction of a thesis adviser, culminating in a senior honors thesis. Open only to upper-class students in departmental honors program.

NW Honors
A - 11326 to be arranged -
aut BIO A 482: Human Population Genetics

Micro-evolutionary changes in human populations. Effects of mutation, selection, inbreeding, gene flow, and genetic drift as causes of evolutionary change. Prerequisite: BIO A 201.

NW, QSR
A - 23344 Darryl Holman M W F 10:30-11:50
aut BIO A 499: Undergraduate Research A - 11328 to be arranged -
aut BIO A 521: Hominin Evolution

Evolution of hominin anatomy and behavior as adaptations to changing environments. Hominin fossils: their geological context, age, ecological setting used to reconstruct the evolution of our species during the last six million years of earth history. Offered: W, odd years.

A - 22721 Patricia A. Kramer MTWTh 12:30-13:20
aut BIO A 590: Biological Anthropology Seminar

Includes presentations by participants and guest lecturers of current literature and ongoing research in topics pertaining to human and nonhuman primate evolution, biology, anatomy, genetics variation, and behavior. Credit/no-credit only.

A - 11330 Dan T. A. Eisenberg T 16:00-16:50
aut BIO A 600: Independent Study Or Research A - 11331 to be arranged -