AG536 THE ANTHROPOLOGICAL IMAGINATION

General
Course Number: 
AG536
Course title: 
The Anthropological Imagination
Course Description: 
This seminar will explore contemporary culture through the lens of anthropology, focusing on questions of language, exchange, and power. We will focus on classic social theory necessary for understanding contemporary anthropology, while bearing in mind social issues we face today in our globalizing world. We will complement our theoretical forays with fieldwork research assignments and readings of major ethnographies, both classic and current. Background in anthropology is preferred but not a prerequisite. Seminar participation and completion of research projects are required. This course is two credits and repeatable.
Name of Instructor: 
Degree Programs: 
M.A. in Global Studies
Number of Credits: 
2