Faculty of Arts


ANTHRO 247

Anthropology Today: Debates in Culture


Description

This course deals with debates and issues at the cutting edge of contemporary social anthropology. Its primary aim is to provide students with an understanding of some of the more topical and controversial themes with which anthropologists engage. In particular, the course focuses on anthropological work that is addressed to a wider public audience. Topics include the anthropological study of the politics of representation, environmental change, conflict over land and resource use, human and animal rights, social activism and countermovements. This course is taught concurrently with ANTHRO 331.

Availability 2012

Semester 2

Lecturer(s)

TBA

Points

ANTHRO 247: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

ANTHRO 100 or 101 or 102 or 103 or 104 or 60 points passed

Restrictions

ANTHRO 331


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